UMSU Women’s Representative
The Women’s Centre provides a safe space for women on campus to work, share and learn together. The Centre advocates on behalf of women of the university and offers a wide range of services, feminine hygiene products, and an ever-expanding resource library, filled with feminist books. All women are welcome.
Our partners: @justiceforwomenmb and @um_craft
UMSU Accessibility Representative
The Accessibility Centre’s role is to assist students who self-identify as living with disabilities, whether they be visible, invisible, chronic, or acute. Our mission is to promote, defend and include all abilities while “moving towards a community free from barriers.” We strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment for our members, while advocating on their behalf to create a more equitable post-secondary learning environment for all. Our focus for the 2022-23 Academic Year has been developing an Accessible IT Guide, strengthening cross-campus collaboration through the Accessibility Working Group (AWG), and supporting our membership through the transition back to in-person learning!
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
UMSU 2SLGBTQIA+ Students’ Representative
My name is Alex Rana (he/him), and I am in my fourth year of a double Honours degree in English and Linguistics with a minor in German. Within these areas, I am particularly interested in queer theory, Romantic-era literature, and sociolinguistics.
The Rainbow Pride Centre Lounge is located at 180 Helen Glass, and we are open during the weekdays (see our Instagram and sign on the Lounge door for exact hours). We have resources for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and allies, and offer a space for students who are part of the community to study and socialize. We host regular community assemblies, social events, and work with external community groups to provide education and information on 2SLGBTQIA+ related topics.
To contact us, stop by our Lounge, DM us on Instagram @rpc_umsu, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMSU Indigenous Students’ Representative
The Indigenous Student Representative is an active position on the UMSU Board of Directors. They are responsible for helping plan Indigenous Students Month every November, they work closely with UMSU Executives and the Indigenous Student Centre (Migizii Agamik) to help advocate for students and make sure Indigenous voices are being heard. They host community assemblies once per month from September-April. If you ever want to get involved or have any questions email them at email@example.com or check out their Instagram:
UMSU Black Students’ Representative
The black student community on both the Bannatyne and Fort-Garry campus at the University of Manitoba is a group of diverse and dynamic individuals who come together to support and uplift each other. This community includes students who identify as black or of African descent, as well as those who are interested in black culture and issues. Our community provides a safe and welcoming space for black students to connect, share experiences, and advocate for their needs on campus. This community is often involved in organizing events and activities that promote black culture, history, and activism. Additionally, the community often collaborates with other student organizations to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. We also serve as a platform for addressing issues of racism and discrimination on campus and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Providing a sense of belonging for all black students.
Representative – Anita Ayame, 4th year doing a double major in biological sciences with minors in microbiology, psychology and health sciences.
Instagram – @blackstudentsuofm
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
UMSU International Students’ Representative
My name is Andrea Nguyen (she/her). I am in my fourth of Data Science, and minor in Asian Studies. I like baking, listening to music and watching Disney movies.
At the International Students’ Community Center (ICC), we strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment where students from all corners of the world can come together, forge meaningful connections, and celebrate their cultural diversity. Through our carefully curated social events, we aim to promote cultural exchange, friendship, and a sense of belonging within the international student community. Visit our office at 185 Helen Glass if you have any questions or just to hang out and have lunch with us!
UMSU Racialized Students’ Representative
My name is Allisther De Castro (she/her) and I am an incoming fourth-year student in the Faculty of Arts majoring in Political Studies with a minor in Business Management. I am very proud of my Filipino heritage and I am eager to further promote multiculturalism and inclusion within the university.
The Racial Equity and Inclusion Alliance (REIA) is a student-led organization under the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) which aims to empower racialized identities on campus. REIA’s mission is to serve students coming from all ethnic minority backgrounds by taking effective action toward equity and eliminating racial injustice at the U of M.