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UWinnipeg rates highly in 2013 Globe and Mail Survey

Survey puts UWinnipeg among Canada’s best for Environmental Commitment, Diversity, Small Class Sizes and Healthy Campus Food WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg continues to be one of Canada’s top undergraduate universities, most notably in the areas of environmental sustainability, small class sizes, diversity and healthy food on campus, according to today’s Globe & …Read more >

Telling our Urban Stories:Grassroots Activism at Work

WINNIPEG, MB– A group of passionate and determined inner-city high school students can rally a community and four years later, kick a soccer ball in their field of dreams. Now The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies is celebrating the remarkable accomplishment of Gordon Bell students in the first offering from a new series …Read more >

Remembering Rooster Town – Public Help Wanted

WINNIPEG, MB – When we head out to the Grant Park Mall area today, we see shops, restaurants, apartment complexes, a movie theatre, the Pan Am Pool and a high school.. Yet just a few decades ago, this populated area was mainly bush and mud tracks. It was here, as the Depression took hold in …Read more >

Campus Bus Service Update

The University of Winnipeg is deeply committed to providing accessible public transit options to our students, faculty, staff and our neighbours. Our goal has always been and continues to be finding a balanced solution that meets the needs of our entire campus and community. As you know, we recently added the Balmoral Transit Hub which …Read more >

Churchill Central to Canada's Arctic Gateway

WINNIPEG, MB – Canada’s Arctic region offers significant potential as a gateway for international trade and sustainable prosperity so long as the Port of Churchill remains viable.  That will be the central theme of a round table discussion held at The University of Winnipeg today – the first of a series of round tables organized …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumni Association Honours Ida Albo

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association will honour Ida Albo (BA Hons.’81 (Economics – UWinnipeg), MA ’82 (Economics – Queen’s)) with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University’s Fall Convocation Ceremony for the Conferring of Degrees on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at UWinnipeg’s Duckworth Centre. A hotelier, entrepreneur, yoga …Read more >

Partnerships on 'Trek' for Improving Young Futures

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg teams up with Career Trek for the 16th year to provide innovative career-focused educational programming to propel youth into post-secondary education and meaningful careers. Career Trek’s programming focuses on hands-on learning and real-world applications which help youth discover and explore career options and post-secondary pathways. Career Trek’s model purposely …Read more >

UWinnipeg Earns Accessibility Award from the City

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg has earned the 2012 Winnipeg Accessibility Award for building design of its Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. The award, presented by the City of Winnipeg, recognizes the importance of accessibility and universal design. “The University of Winnipeg continues to seek the best in building design — …Read more >

Axworthy Honoured At Sacred Pipe Ceremony

WINNIPEG, MB– Elder Dr. Tobasonakwut Kinewand Dr. Phil Fontaine honoured UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy – Waapshki Pinaysee Inini White Thunderbird Man, at a sacred Pipe Ceremony last evening. Axworthy was recognized for his commitment to creating an inclusive learning experience that reflects Indigenous cultures and traditions at UWinnipeg. The ceremony was led …Read more >

UWinnipeg & UDS Ghana Work Together on Indigenous and Traditional Studies

WINNIPEG, MB –  The University of Winnipeg and the University for Development Studies (UDS) are taking the next step towards deepening their partnership under a comprehensive MOU that they signed this past February in Ghana.  A delegation fromGhana (UDS) has arrived in Winnipeg this week to sign a second agreement that will create a Joint …Read more >