Student Life offers students a range of leadership, mentorship, volunteer and international service-learning programs.
Enhance your education through mentorship, and working with a variety of communities on-campus, in Manitoba, and internationally!
Emerging Leader Award - An important way to recognize student leaders who make outstanding contributions to the university and our community. Applications will be open around November 2017.
Student Leadership Development Program-I: Individual Leadership - Two-part series of workshops that will help you explore theories and perspectives and develop a skill set to be a more effective leader on and off campus.
Student Leadership Development Program-II: Collaborative Leadership - Two-part series of workshops that will help you explore theories and perspectives and develop a skill set to be a more effective leader on and off campus.
Student Leadership Facilitator-in-Training Program - Upon completion of the Student Leadership Development Program I and II, you will be elible to become a student facilitator.
Student Leadership Summit - A summit to showcase all the students involved in a leadership capacity within the campus or Winnipeg community.
New Student Peer Mentorship Program - Be an upper-year Mentor for an first year new student at the University of Manitoba and help them with their transition into university life.
Children Rising Mentorship Program - A learning exchange and mentorship program between university students and children from Skownan First Nation, Manitoba.
University of Manitoba Volunteer Program - A chance to meet new people, gain skills, and give back to the university community by supporting university events and activities.
Alternative Reading Week Winnipeg - A week-long program that introduces students to the work done by non-profit organizations in Winnipeg. Offered in partnership with UMSU.
International Service-Learning Experience - A selection of rewarding international opportunities to work with communities needing assistance.
Leaf Rapids Service-Learning Experience - This exciting five-week program allows you to discover the beauty of Northern Manitoba! Working with Growth North, a non-profit agency based in Leaf Rapids, you will learn about the challenges of food security and sustainability in the North of our province, and the solutions that local communities and businesses have developed.
Poverty Awareness and Community Action Workshop - An experiential learning activity that uses role play and discussion to deepen awareness of the impacts of poverty and social welfare systems.
Praxis: Service-Learning for Social Change - A student-led service-learning group serving the Winnipeg community. Praxis members learn about social justice through discussion, volunteer service and project work. Trick or Eat is an annual campaign that we run!
U of M Days of Service is an opportunity to learn about social justice and positive change at the start of the academic year.
The Days of Service are divided into two activities that take learning outside the classroom. Participants take part in a volunteer placement with a community agency and a session of the Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS).
This event is open to new and returning students, staff, faculty and leadership.