Universal transit pass on track for fall 2016 roll-out

Hopes of having the universal transit pass (U-Pass) available to university students in Winnipeg for the fall of 2016 have surged as negotiations between the city transit authorities and university administrations and students draw closer to their final stage.

Chief returning officers selected for UMSU, UMSGA elections

Coming in just under the wire, chief returning officers (CRO) for both the upcoming University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) and University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMSGA) general elections were selected the week before nominations opened.

Grad students gather for AGM

The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association’s (UMGSA) annual general meeting, which took place on the evening of Jan. 21, saw a surprisingly high showing of graduate students.

International tuition still a sore point

The University of Manitoba is looking to uphold their promise of funnelling a significant portion of the extra money generated from international student fee hikes into academic and university community supports for international students.

U of M faculty of human ecology officially shuts down

After 105 years in existence, the faculty of human ecology at the University of Manitoba has dissolved, bringing to a close the last school of its kind in the country and dispersing its former programs among other academic units.

Leadership and literacy

The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) held its annual awards luncheon on Aug. 25.