Campus News

Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, …Read more >

Eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening celebrates diversity

The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) is hosting their eighth annual Cultural Evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) on Friday, January 18 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

Read the Fall 2018 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine

The Fall 2018 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available online. UWinnipeg Magazine highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. At UWinnipeg, our programs go beyond classrooms and textbooks — they provide students with skills like critical thinking, communication, and problem solving to help them thrive in the workforce. This issue highlights a …Read more >

Three UWinnipeg Alumni Elected To City Council

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates three UWinnipeg graduates who were elected as Winnipeg city councillors last night.  John Orlikow (BA 97 Political Science), City Councillor: River Heights Sherri Rollins (BA 99 Conflict Resolution), City Councillor: Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Devi Sharma (BA 94), City Councillor: Old Kildonan We are very proud to count them among …Read more >

Red Ribbon Walk of Solidarity for MMIWG2S

On Thursday, October 4, The University of Winnipeg honoured the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIGW2S) during a walk of solidarity. Staff, students, and faculty members all participated — raising community awareness and demonstrating support for the families and survivors of this national tragedy. The walk originated at both …Read more >

Sexual violence policy at UWinnipeg supports survivors

In June 2018, The University of Winnipeg implemented its Sexual Violence Prevention Policy, which was approved after extensive consultation with UWinnipeg students, as well as the campus community. The policy was required by provincial legislation and builds upon extensive work that UWinnipeg has already done. Students were directly involved in the writing of the policy …Read more >

Strong enrolment continues in Downtown Winnipeg

Total enrolment levels at The University of Winnipeg for the fall 2018 term are virtually the same as last year, including strong enrolment from international students. The influx of international students is primarily from India, and began in the 2017-18 winter term. Following India, the top sources of non-Canadian students at UWinnipeg are Nigeria, China, …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 >

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 >

Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s …Read more >