Manitoba legislature

President Barnard welcomes funding increase in provincial budget

David Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manitoba, welcomed the 2.5 per cent funding increase announced in the budget brought down by finance minister Greg Dewar today.

“This increase is more than some other provinces have realized, and builds on the consistent support that has been offered to post-secondary education in Manitoba in recent years. It is good to see that this government continues to show its support for the post-secondary sector and confidence in the sector’s ability to contribute to a prosperous future for our province,” Barnard said.

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Indigenous Student Success

This week’s celebration of Indigenous students at the U of M culminates with the 26th annual Grad Pow Wow on Saturday, May 2.

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Indigenous science students are making a difference

As Indigenous Student Representatives of the Science Students Association, Amanda Fontes and Kelsey Papineau are passionate about finding opportunities to develop an inclusive and supportive learning environment that promotes Indigenous student success.

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