international students

Students protest death of Mahsa Amini

Students protested the death of Mahsa Amini outside University Centre on Sept. 20. After being arrested by Iran’s morality police over how she was wearing…




Newly arrived international students need more support

Besides being homesick, international students also suffer from a grotesque lack of support. Getting lost around campus, poor signage at facilities and the complete lack of guidance all contribute to the struggles of new arrivals. As a newly arrived student myself, fresh off the plane from Colombia, I know all about it.


Petition for inclusive health care to be read in legislature

Healthcare For All, a coalition made up of 15 grassroots organizations, called for Manitoba’s health-care program to be expanded to include international students, migrant workers, refugees and undocumented people at a press conference last Thursday.


Government making U of M less competitive

Why attend the University of Manitoba? It’s a question that can be asked in two contexts: why does the U of M seemingly feel weighed down by political decisions of the provincial government? And why should a student come to the U of M despite these struggles?





UMSU board meeting update

At its Oct. 8 meeting, UMSU’s board of directors discussed ongoing advocacy regarding Respondus Monitor and tuition payment plans for international students. It also passed a…