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New Initiative Will Give Students a Head Start on University, College

A new initiative supported by the Manitoba government will ensure all students have the opportunity to access post-secondary courses while still in high school, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “High school should be a launch pad for students, not a finish line.  Students should be able to get a head start, explore careers without being …Read more >

UWinnipeg Golden Key members celebrate successful first year

International honour society chapter’s record exceeds expectations The University of Winnipeg chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society is looking to build on a successful inaugural year. With 230 members and growing, Golden Key has fast become one of the biggest student groups on campus. “I’ve been very impressed with this chapter so far,” …Read more >

Attention students, faculty and staff – get fit, have fun!

Did you know that there is free play time set aside for you at the new Health and Recplex? RecPlex equipment, lockers and showers are also provided at no cost.  You don’t have to be part of a team to participate – just show up and play on an improvised team! Students The RecPlex is …Read more >

Global College joins UN campaign to end violence against women

Winnipeg is joining neighbourhoods around the world to unite to end violence against women. The United Nations launched a 16-day campaign starting today, November 26, the international day for the elimination of gender-based violence in all its forms, from child marriage, to femicide, from attacks on women human rights defenders to violations of women’s rights …Read more >

Book launch About Canada: Poverty by Jim Silver

Jim Silver,  Chair, Urban and Inner Studies, The University of Winnipeg, is launching his new book about poverty in Canada.  Everyone is welcome. Monday,  December 1st at 7:00 pm McNally Robinson Bookstore Grant Park Shopping Centre – Atrium About Canada:  Poverty – by Jim Silver, Fernwood Publishing For a country as wealthy as Canada, poverty …Read more >

Healthy options for snack attacks

 New campus vending machines offer more healthy options and display nutritional information Students, faculty, staff and visitors at The University of Winnipeg needing a quick “pick me up” snack will now have more choices and nutritional information available to them, including gluten-free options.  UWinnipeg has selected locally-owned Park Avenue Vending & Coffee which is installing …Read more >

New-tritious options in Duckworth Centre

New Smoothie Bar in Duckworth Centre now open for business; Café Bodhi to follow shortly  WINNIPEG, MB – Newly renovated space on the second floor of The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre now includes two new nutritious options for students and visitors:  Smoothie Bar is now serving customers and Café Bodhi and will be open …Read more >

UWinnipeg professor wins two elections to scientific societies

Dr. Christopher Wiebe is a Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery. He is helping neutron scattering and high magnetic field research flourish in Canada.

Manitoba eliminates interest on student loans

Manitoba is the first province in Western Canada to eliminate provincial interest on all Manitoba student loans and will enhance loan accessibility for students, Premier Selinger announced today. “Our government is continuing to ensure that post-secondary education in Manitoba is accessible, affordable and of a high quality by helping students keep more money in their …Read more >

Mondetta comes full circle – store on campus

Photo: New store – MPG On Campus – opens in the Duckworth Centre   Mondetta Clothing/Mondetta Performance Gear opens its first MPG North American location in the company’s hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba In partnership with The University of Winnipeg, the first ever MPG on Campus store is opening this month on the second floor of …Read more >