• Indigenous students
  • Indigenous students

    Be part of a strong, vibrant and growing Indigenous community on campus. University of Manitoba Indigenous Student Association (UMISA) and Métis Student Association (MUSA) are two student led groups.

    The UMSU Indigenous students’ representative can be contacted at indigenousrep@umsu.ca.

    Indigenous Student Centre staff, faculty and Elders are available to support you.

  • International students
  • International students

    Connect with other international students, and get the support you need through University of Manitoba International Student’s Organization (UMISO) and other groups.

    The UMSU International students’ representative can be reached at isr@umsu.ca

    The International Centre serves is key resource and provides supports and delivers programming.

  • Students with disabilities
  • Students with disabilities

    Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is a key contact for students who require accommodations and supports, including the peer mentor program which pairs new SAS users with experienced SAS users.

  • Student parents
  • Student parents

    Many students balance school with caregiving, visit the Child care site for information and supports.

  • 2SLGBTQ+ students  - Pride parade
  • 2SLGBTQIA+ students

    Visit UM’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community page to access services, find resources and connect with like-minded people and allies.

    The Rainbow Pride Mosaic (RPM) is UM’s Two-Spirited, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Straight Ally resource centre that offers discussion groups, referrals, as well as programs and events through the year. Also visit their Facebook page.

    Contact UMSU’s 2SLGBTQIA+ Students’ Representative at lgbttqrep@umsu.ca.

    The Out There Winnipeg (OTW) provides a healthy, inclusive, accessible and safe space for adult folks of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and allies to meet, socialize, be active and have fun! Our sport and recreation activities include both cooperative and competitive environments that cater to everyone regardless of experience or skill level. 
    Follow Out There Winnipeg on Instagram or send an email for questions and to stay up-to-date.

    Rainbow Alliance for Men is a place for all gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, and questioning men who are 18+ to come together in a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment. We gather every 1st and 3rd Sunday evening from 6:30pm to 8:30-9pm either on Zoom or at the Qube, a building located next to the Rainbow Resource Centre.
    Follow Rainbow Alliance for Men on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date or send an email for questions.


  • Black student association
  • Black students

    The University of Manitoba Black Students' Union (UMBSU) was created with 4 main purposes in mind:

    • To create a community of strength and resiliency for black students.
    • To provide support for community strengthening initiatives by black students.
    • To organize events to facilitate interactions amongst black students.
    • To further educate and empower Black students.

    UMBSU can be contacted at umbsu@umsu.ca and follow UMBSU on Instagram for programming updates and to get involved.

    The UM Black Alliance (UMBA) is a community support group that coordinates and promotes Black History Month events; addresses challenges and continues to honour and remember the important history, people and experiences of Black communities in February and throughout the year.

  • Womyn's Centre
  • Women’s community

    The Women’s Centre provides a safe space for women on campus to work, share and learn together.

    The UMSU Women’s Students’ Representative contact is womensrep@umsu.ca.

  • Interfaith Student Coalition
  • Interfaith Student Coalition

    The Interfaith Student Coalition is a body of students, representing diverse world-views and spiritual traditions, committed to the value of engaging with people of contrasting beliefs and religious backgrounds, helping to create a more inclusive pluralistic society. Contact the University’s Spiritual Care coordinator, at spiritualcare@umanitoba, for more information on coalition planned student events and student groups represented.

Student clubs

There are countless clubs on campus for students with common interests ranging from a hobby or social cause, to religion or culture, and more. See below for a directory of recognized student clubs.


UMSU recognizes that student clubs play an important role in the student experience at the University of Manitoba. For this reason, UMSU offers supports to recognized student groups including office spaces, equipment rentals, meeting space, funding, and more.

Learn more about your student clubs here.