University of Manitoba

U of M to raise rent, meal plan fees

The University of Manitoba’s board of governors recently approved a proposal that will increase rent for student residences and hike other ancillary fees for students living at the university.

UMFA, university administration set the bargaining table

With the current faculty contract set to expire at the end of March, preparations are underway for the next round of collective bargaining between the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) and University of Manitoba administration.

YikYak reveals ugly side of social media apps on campus

Social media has been a part of campus life at the University of Manitoba for years – but some new apps are exposing the darker side of social media platforms that allow anonymous users to publicly mock and deride their fellow students.

The people’s college

The St. Paul’s College bell tower has long been a fixture of the University of Manitoba’s skyline, but beneath the cross that hovers above the Catholic college is an institution that has experienced remarkable change over its 90-year existence.

Talking transportation

In the face of persistent transportation challenges in Winnipeg, South Winnipeg-St. Norbert Coun. Janice Lukes is listening as the city’s residents sound off through a series of public consultations this winter and into the spring.