U of M Budget 2020/2021: Expanding Sexual Violence Education and Prevention

This article is part one 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.      RECOMMENDATION: The University of Manitoba budget $250,000 dedicated to sexual violence training and preventative education initiatives for students and…

University Adopts UMSU Priorities in Sexual Violence Policy Review

September 17, 2019 Winnipeg, MB – The University of Manitoba is set to take set serious strides toward combating sexual violence on campus after accepting the findings of its Sexual Violence report ‘Responding to Sexual Violence, Harassment & Discrimination at the University of Manitoba: A Path Forward’. This independent review includes 43 detailed recommendations outlining…

Manitoba Elections 2019: Taking Action on Sexual Violence

This article is part of UMSU’s Manitoba Elections 2019 series, detailing the policy priorities that we have advocated for provincial parties to adopt in their platforms to ensure post-secondary education in the province remains affordable and accessible. Learn more here.   RECOMMENDATION: Echoing recommendations from Students for Consent Culture Canada, we urge the Government of…