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Post-secondary education in the COVID-19 era: Adopting open textbooks and achieving universal broadband access

This article is the second of a three-part series detailing recommendations from UMSU to the Government of Manitoba for how to improve access and affordability of post-secondary education given the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. Part one calls for increasing access to post-secondary education for women and marginalized communities. These recommendations were presented by UMSU […]

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Post-secondary education in the COVID-19 era: Increase access for women and marginalized communities

This article is part one of a three-part series detailing recommendations from UMSU to the Government of Manitoba for how to improve access and affordability of post-secondary education in light of the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. These recommendations were presented by UMSU executives to the Minister of Finance and Minister of Economic Development and […]

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UMSU Executive Committee: Term in Review, Winter 2020

By UMSU Executive Committee During the first half of 2019/2020, UMSU’s centennial year, we focused on two things: building upon a number of different advocacy initiatives that began the year before, and making UMSU more engaged with and responsive to the needs of its members and stakeholders. In the second half of our term we […]

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U of M Budget 2020/2021: Planning for Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

This article is part four of UMSU’s U of M Budget 2020/2021 series, detailing the recommendations we have submitted to the University of Manitoba to include in its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. You can also read part one, on expanding sexual violence prevention and education initiatives; part two, on increasing mental health supports […]

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