University Learning Exchange

McGill University, Montreal
October 31 – November 3, 2019

Applications are now online.
The deadline for applications has passed. 
Applicants that are being considered will be notified on July 9th.

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Do you want to learn from McGill University staff who are in similar roles as you? Exchange ideas and talk about best practices when working with students, colleagues and the wider campus community?

Consider applying to the Support Staff Learning Exchange (SSLE), which includes professional development opportunities and the chance to network with peers from UM. Celebrating its 21st year, the learning exchange is coordinated by the support staff endowment fund committee and learning and organizational development, human resources.

The program will take place at McGill University, Montreal from October 31 to November 3, 2019. Participants will fly to Montreal; flight and program costs will total approximately $1,200 per person. Activities include spending a day at McGill University with host counter parts and learning about McGill University systems and processes, UM scheduled activities to promote professional networking with members of the UM community, and attending a McGill sporting event.

Applications will be considered if you:
• Have the support of your department/faculty to cover the cost of your learning exchange (approx. $1,200);
• Are a University of Manitoba full time support staff member in a continuing position;
• Are looking to enhance the effectiveness of the service in your area by learning about McGill University systems and processes;
• Are interested in increasing your professional network both with counter parts at McGill University, and with members of the University of Manitoba community.

Applications for the Support Staff Learning Exchange can be downloaded from the support staff endowment fund website. If you have additional questions please contact Lynn Bohonos, learning and organizational development, human resources, at SSLEapplication [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

 Past Learning Exchanges

October 2018 University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon)

2018 Learning Exchange to University of Saskatoon
Photos by Siobhan VanDeKeere

October 2017 University of Ottawa

October 2016 University of Victoria

September 2014 - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University

Peggy's Cove

September 2013 -  Kingston - Queen's University 

February 2012 London - University of Western Ontario

April 2011 Edmonton - University of Alberta

September 2009 St. John's  Memorial University

April 2008 Toronto   University of Toronto

April 2007  Victoria - University of Victoria

April 2006  Ottawa - University of Ottawa

April 2005  Vancouver - University of British Columbia

May 2004  Hamilton - McMaster University

May 2003  Calgary - University of Calgary

April 2002  Saskatoon - University of Saskatchewan

October 2000  Halifax - Dalhousie University

November 1999  Montreal - McGill University

January 1999  Edmonton - University of Alberta

October 1997  Minnesota - University of Minnesota