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Welcome UWinnipeg Students!

The first day of classes for the Fall and Fall/Winter Term is Tuesday, September 4, 2018. If you want to register for courses, or make changes (drops, section changes), you can still do so on WebAdvisor — the “Course Add/Drop Period” is until Monday, September 17.  For more details, please see the registration page. September 4 …Read more >

Lamoureux resumes duties as AVP, Indigenous Affairs

Fontaine named Indigenous Academic Lead, Nelson named Director of Community Learning Kevin Lamoureux has resumed his duties as The University of Winnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs. Lamoureux returned on August 20, following a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), during which he held the role of National …Read more >

Maria Campbell honoured at her home in Gabriel’s Crossing

Honouring Métis author, playwright, teacher, Elder and community worker Maria Campbell for her lifelong advocacy and contributions to Indigenous and Canadian arts and politics.

2018 Orientation photo gallery

Welcome to UWinnipeg. Check out this year’s first-year Orientation.

UWinnipeg Labour Day closures

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018  for Labour Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The closure includes the library, The Duckworth Centre, Axworthy RecPlex and Starbucks. Exceptions: Elements will be open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – 599 Portage Ave Garbonzo’s  will be open from 4:00 pm  – 10:00 …Read more >

Improving the newcomer experience

Immigration has played an important role in Manitoba’s growth and prosperity. UWinnipeg, along with community partners, have created a network to improve the experience.

A biologist and a mathematician unite for cancer research

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Shailly Varma Shrivastav and UManitoba mathematician Dr. Stéphanie Portet with their team have been working together on novel regulatory aspects of proteins involved in cancer.

UWinnipeg prof competes at world archery championships

Dr. Charles Wong of the Department of Chemistry and Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences excels not only in the classroom and research laboratory, but also on the range.  Dr. Wong recently represented the United States at the World Archery Masters Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland (held August 14-18, 2018). This inaugural event fielded 356 athletes …Read more >

Photos: Star Blanket mural unveiled at Helen Betty Osborne building

The University of Winnipeg community, along with Synonym Art Consultation, unveiled the Star Blanket mural on the Helen Betty Osborne building on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

Active research programs attract postdoctoral fellows to campus

A number of postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) are currently working on research at The University of Winnipeg — in a variety of disciplines, ranging from chemistry and math to political science, biology, and geography. PDFs are individuals who have completed a doctoral degree — a PhD — and are training further in a particular field. They …Read more >