Post-secondary education in the COVID-19 era: Preserving Manitoba’s status as a foreign study destination

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; part two calls for actions to…

U of M Budget 2020/2021: Renewing Health Care Funding for International Students

This article is part three 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; and part two, on increasing mental health…

Manitoba Elections 2019: Reinstating International Student Health Care

This article is part of UMSU’s Manitoba Elections 2019 series, detailing the policy priorities that we have advocated for provincial parties to adopt as part of their platforms to ensure postsecondary education in the province remains affordable and accessible. Learn more here.   RECOMMENDATION: The Government of Manitoba should provide for international students by reinstating…