Dear undergraduate and graduate students: On Friday, September 27th, youth around the world will show their support of the international school strike for climate movementhttps://fridaysforfuture.ca/ by participating in demonstrations and calling for action on global warming and climate change. In Winnipeg, strike action and other activities have been planned between 12-5pm at the Manitoba Legislature by the Manitoba Youth for Climate Actionhttps://www.mbyouthforclimateaction.org/. At the University of Manitoba we all care about this issue and the future of our planet. We are committed to environmental sustainability and to minimizing our ecological impact. UM students who would like to participate in the international strike for climate movement are encouraged to communicate directly with their course instructors in advance to determine if alternative arrangements can be made. Please note that decisions regarding alternative arrangements are at the discretion of the course instructor, and that any missed work due to participation in the climate strike is your responsibility.
Laurie M. Schnarr, MA Vice-Provost (Students) Student Affairs Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) 208 Administration Building Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Tel: 204.474.6919
Confidential Assistant - Marci Davies Marci.Davies@umanitoba.camailto:Marcia.Davies@umanitoba.ca: 204.474.6917
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