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Key Resources For International Travel




Study and Work Abroad Waiver
Field Trip Release Form 
(domestic travel)

Office of Legal Counsel

Informed consent is required.

Waivers must be stored by the

program coordinator. 

Pre-departure Online Course in UM Learn

International Engagement Officer


International SOS cards


International Engagement Officer


Destination-specific information

Program coordinator
(refer to Government of Canada

travel information below)


Travel health information

Students can use this external tool 

to find a travel health clinic.


Traveller’s checklist 

International Engagement Officer


Pre-Departure Handbook PDF

International Engagement Officer


Consent to Release Student Information  International Engagement Officer  Required for exchanges
Travel Risk Assessment and Emergency Plan International Engagement Officer  
Financial Planning for Exchange Worksheet International Engagement Officer Required for exchange
Exchange Learning Agreement (inbound) International Engagement Officer Required for exchange

Resources for Program Coordinators

  Office of Risk Management

Can provide information on insurance coverage for students, faculty and staff.

Can also provide emergency planning resources.

Sexual Assault Policy & Procedure
Other governing document for students

Note: Substance use and off-campus risk policies are currently in development.

Government of Canada

travel resources (see additional resources below)

Travel Advice and Advisories
Registration of Canadians Abroad
Cannabis and International Travel
LGBTQ2 Canadians Abroad
Travelling with Disabilities
Large-Scale Emergencies Abroad
Death Abroad Factsheet

International SOS

University of Manitoba login: 27AYCA524935

International SOS Assistance App including Travel Tracker

University of Manitoba login: 27AYCA524935

Resources for international driving

Overseas Security Advisory Council
Association for Safe International Road Travel

Program Best-Practices Checkup

Better Abroad Checkup

Training Opportunities

One-on-one consultations are available for faculty and staff organizing international travel. Contact Breanne Guiboche, International Engagement Officer, at Breanne.Guiboche@umanitoba.ca for assistance with:

  • designing pre-departure training
  • integration of assessment (for example, IDI Intercultural Development Inventory)
  • developing mobility program administration and mobility data management

International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Training – the world’s only IOSH-certified Duty of Care Training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to actively participate in the management of safe, healthy and secure travel for the mobile workforce (or students)

Safety for Supervisors training resource through the U of M’s LOD – workplace health and safety considerations for supervisors (not specific to travel, useful primarily for domestic travel)

CURIE’s Risk Travel online course – contact the Office of Risk Management for more information

Travel Resources to Share With Students

Travel Safety Resources

Resources for U of M Mobility Professionals

Medical Resources

Country Specific Information

Resource Scarce or Developing Countries

Research and Articles on Student Mobility

Critical Discourses and Resources on Ethics and Voluntourism

Contact Us

Breanne Guiboche

International Engagement Officer

Research and International Agreements
414 Admin Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada