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accessibility News Archive

People of various abilities on campus

Human Resources

Creating personalized emergency response plans

November 12, 2019 — 
One in four Manitobans have a disability. That means one in four of us may face barriers to safely exit our workplace in an emergency.

accessibility, Faculty and Staff

Accessibility career counselling

Accessible Pathways to Success

October 15, 2019 — 
On Oct. 24, 2019, Student Affairs in partnership with the UMSU Accessibility Centre is sponsoring an event for students with disabilities

Access Program, accessibility, campus community, student success month, Students

Joseph Banash, 4th year student and volunteer notetaker

Students

Notetaking program helps students do better in class

September 9, 2019 — 
Volunteering as a notetaker is a great way to help your peers, develop academic and professional skills, and bolster your co-curricular record

accessibility, student accessibility, student support, Students, volunteer

Students

Do you want to enhance your communication and social skills?

August 23, 2019 — 
This volunteer position requires 1-2 hours of your time per week. A great way to become involved in the U of M Community and engage locally.

accessibility, student advocacy and accessibility services, Students, volunteer

Designing for the Vision Impaired

Faculty of Architecture

Designing for the Vision-Impaired

February 14, 2019 — 
Repost from the Winnipeg Free Press: The Vision Impaired Resource Network has outgrown its limited office space in Lions Manor (320 Sherbroook St.). Like many other non-profits, it has a wish list of things it would love to include in its ideal office resource centre.

accessibility, faculty of architecture, interior design

Students in Student Accessibility Services office

Students

The Student Accessibility Services Peer-Mentor Program is in full swing!

December 5, 2018 — 
Over the last few terms Student Accessibility Services (SAS) has seen a high demand for a one-on-one peer meetup service

accessibility, peer mentor, Student accessibility services, Students

A screen shot of the University of Manitoba's online Accessibility Hub.

Continued commitment to improving accessibility and services

December 5, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment that supports all abilities

accessibility, campus community

The University of Manitoba campus

Sharing our progress on U of M’s strategic priorities

April 20, 2018 — 
As a community, we are using less water and recycling more, just two of the successes outlined in “Sharing Our Progress,” a mid-term progress report on the university’s strategic plan

accessibility, Indigenous, Research and International

Human Resources

Design an innovative solution to reduce barriers to accessibility

April 17, 2018 — 
All University of Manitoba students are invited to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to reduce accessibility barriers at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.

accessibility, faculty, human resources, Staff, Student accessibility services, student advocacy and accessibility services, Students

Accessibility and inclusion feature image from Globe and Mail article.

University of Manitoba embraces accessibility and inclusion

March 2, 2018 — 
More than 6,000 of the university’s faculty and staff recently completed accessible customer service training, which focused on increasing awareness about access challenges faced by people with disabilities and providing guidance on how they could best respond

accessibility, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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