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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2
We want you to experience a learning environment that promotes and supports respect for difference, risk-taking, democratic participation, a spirit of inquiry, equity, innovation, originality and collaboration. We have numerous ways to support you during your studies, including advising, financial support, student groups and events.
The Faculty of Social Work offers advising and financial to support to help you navigate your studies.
Current students can find detailed information about their program within the following student handbooks. Please contact your student advisor for any questions you may have.
In June 2006, the Faculty of Social Work formally adopted the University of Manitoba Faculty of Social Work Equity Plan to provide the basis for the continued development and institutionalization of policies and practices which support a faculty-wide strategy which embraces equality, inclusion and accessibility. The plan focuses on six priority groups:
An Educational Equity Committee composed of faculty members, people from each of the priority groups, and students guide the initiative. Members from each respective priority community provide additional resources. Funding for the initiative has been provided by the Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba and grants from Culture and Heritage Canada Human Resources and Development Government of Canada.
The purposes of the Equity Plan are:
The Educational Equity Initiative applies to Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Canada. Educational Equity priority groups do not pertain to international applicants and visa students.
Join the Social Work Students' Association to learn about events, advocate for your fellow students and get involved at UM.
The Social Work Students’ Association (SWSA) is a feminist, undergraduate student association that values inclusivity, diversity, accessibility and democratic-participatory decision-making. In acknowledgement of inequality, SWSA recognizes and supports social change initiatives that aim to reduce social, political and environmental injustice. It is the intention of the Social Work Students’ Association to support and advocate on behalf of all undergraduate Faculty of Social Work students through community building events, student advocacy, provision of relevant training opportunities and representation on various student councils.