Sustainability

Sustainability In broad terms, “environmental development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their needs” (Bruntland Commission, 1987). The three goals of sustainable development are: minimizing the depletion of natural resources, promoting development without environmental harm, and making use of environmentally friendly practices (Bruntland…

Accessible Education

Accessible Education Accessible education means that your ability to earn an education should not be decided by your socioeconomic standing. While ensuring students from all backgrounds feel welcome on campus, UMSU is fighting back against financial barriers to post-secondary education in Manitoba. Educational Resources (OERs) are openly licensed course materials that can be freely accessed.…

Healthy Sexuality & Consent Culture

Healthy Sexuality & Consent Culture UMSU is committed to making our community and our campus safe for all. A major component of that safety is centred around consent. We are determined advocates of educating students, faculty and staff on the vital need for and understanding of consent, what it means and why it matters. What…

Equity

Equity  Equity is the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all students, faculty, and staff, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of certain groups.  What Would Equity Look Like on Our Campus?  Affordable access to education and child care  Having a…

Policies & Resources

Do you need representation at a hearing? Wondering how to apply for a Final Grade Appeal? Curious about how University policies affects you? Wondering where to go for support? The University of Manitoba Students’ Union was created to advocate for its membership, and is committed to ensuring that your voice is heard and that you…