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A Holiday Message from Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg 2007 has been an historic year at The University of Winnipeg — one that marked 40 years as a university and 136 years of excellence. We are proud of the positive achievements we have realized together this year and look forward to a bright and dynamic future …Read more >

Give to the Opportunity Fund

In this season of giving, The University of Winnipeg encourages you to give to its “A World of Opportunity” Capital Campaign. This fundraising campaign seeks to improve access to education for all students and to further the university as a leader in academic excellence. The campaign includes many intriguing initiatives such as The Opportunity Fund, which is a …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Pivotal Pet Project

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is taking immediate action to eradicate the world of landmines by raising money to purchase a mine-sniffing dog through the Canadian Landmines Foundation and the Canadian International Demining Corporation (CIDC). This is a concrete result of The University of Winnipeg’s Global College’s No Landmines Action Week that took …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Pet Project Achieved

UWinnipeg has added Wesley, a mine-detection dog to the UWinnipeg Family. Wesley is currently training with Canadian International Demining Corporation with A Dog Named Jimmy in Bosnia so he can start his life saving work. Wesley is a two- year old handsome Belgian Shepard-Malinois and so is his colleague Jimmy. In June 2009 UWinnipeg Went to the Dogs when we made the announcement that …Read more >

UW Student Wins Provincial Environmental Scholarship

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg second-year student Robin Bryan was one of two outstanding local students to receive a Sustainable Development Scholarship to continue his work in promoting environmental awareness, Manitoba Conservation Minister Stan Struthers announced this week. “We are pleased to be able to support the innovative work of this year’s scholarship recipients, …Read more >