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CST Awarded Excellence in Sustainability

WINNIPEG, MB – The Centre for Sustainable Transportation (CST) received an Excellence in Sustainability Award from The Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development. “We are very honoured to be rewarded for our efforts to further sustainable development,” said CST Research Director Terry Zdan. “Our goal is to work with organizations and individuals to provide information, …Read more >

’Tis The Season For Giving To ‘Opportunity’

It’s Your Opportunity Too Campaign supports innovative education fund WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg launched its first annual It’s Your Opportunity, Too Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the University’s innovative Opportunity Fund. The campaign was kick started by a breakfast on November 25, 2008 attended by a wide range of business …Read more >

Red River College And University Of Winnipeg Sign Agreements

Winnipeg, MB – Red River College and The University of Winnipeg are joining forces to further the goal of downtown renewal and to provide more advanced educational, training options for Manitoba students. A memorandum of understanding was signed today transfering the lease for the historic Massey Building on William Avenue from UWinnipeg to RRC. The …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Eastern Campus Takes Shape

Board of Regents Approves United Army Surplus, Greyhound Bus Depot Redevelopment WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents last night approved the first phase of redeveloping two downtown Winnipeg landmarks, which will consolidate student services and academic programs into a more cohesive campus. Refurbishing the Greyhound Bus Depot at 491 Portage Avenue and …Read more >

State-Of-The-Art Environment Science Complex Takes Root

Ground Breaks on Richardson College for the Environment & Science Complex WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba Premier Gary Doer and James Richardson & Sons, Limited President & Chief Executive Officer Hartley Richardson, along with University of Winnipeg President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy and A World of Opportunity Capital Campaign Chair R.M. (Bob) Kozminski, today officially began …Read more >

UWinnipeg In Top 10: Maclean’s Ranking

UWinnipeg places 9th overall in Canada for second-straight year WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg ranks 9th overall in Canada among 21 primarily undergraduate universities – the same ranking as last year – in the Annual Maclean’s Ranking of Canadian Universities released on-line today. “This past year has been marked by growth and a …Read more >

Winnipeg Children Perform With National Arts Centre Orchestra

Music Connections blends First Nations art and western music WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre is pleased to participate in a unique program that will see 90 inner-city students perform with Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra on Wednesday, November 12 at Westminster United Church. The children from Mulvey and Dufferin …Read more >

Tuition Quick Facts

Manitoba university education remains among Canada’s most affordable WINNIPEG, MB – Media outlets may find the following Tuition Quick Facts useful. Note: The Government of Manitoba reduced tuition fees by 10% below 1999 levels.  Tuition fees were then frozen. As a result: TUITION A STUDENT PAYS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG (Full course load for …Read more >