Frequently Asked Questions

What is MCO?

Marketing Communications Office (MCO) is a department within the External Relations unit with a mandate to enhance and protect the image and reputation of the University of Manitoba.  MCO is also charged with supporting the vision and team purpose of the External Relations Division.

What can MCO do for my unit/faculty?

Operating from a service-delivery model, MCO will work in concert with your unit/faculty to collaboratively meet the institutions marketing communications needs, ensuring the strength and consistency of the University of Manitoba brand, messaging and strategic direction. Our team will work with you to ensure that your unit/faculty’s unique characteristics and strengths are promoted and celebrated, while maintaining consistency within the institution’s overall image and reputation. MCO utilizes a number of vehicles including UM Today News, publications, social media, websites, marketing campaigns, advertising, video, photography and earned media.

Where can I view some examples of MCO's work?

You can view our portfolio here.

I want to contact MCO, but I don't know where to start. Who should I call?

MCO values its open-door approach, so you can call anyone on our contact list and they should be able to point you in the right direction. However, our contact list includes our Communication Officers who are often the main points of contact on projects, so if you see that one of them handles an area that you are associated with, you can start there.