Join in a Moment of Silence in Honour of Lives Lost on UIA Flight 752


On Wednesday, January 15, the University of Guelph will join with other Canadian universities in observing a moment of silence to honour the lives lost on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The moment of silence allows our community to show its support for those affected by this tragedy and allows community members to grieve together.

  • Wednesday, January 15
  • 12:45 to 1:05 p.m. – moment of silence at 1 p.m.
  • Branion Plaza

Instructors are asked to pause at the start of classes scheduled at that time to observe the moment of silence. Managers are asked to give staff time to participate as appropriate for employees’ needs.

U of G students, faculty and staff are reminded that University supports and resources are always available, including the following:

  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • International Student Adviser, Ext. 58698

Homewood Health has opened a phone line to provide free, confidential support. It is available 24 hours a day at 1-833-375-0267.