Campus News

UWSA breaks ground on important daycare expansion

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association broke ground today on an expansion that will welcome 32 new children to its on-campus daycare centre.

Commemorative issue of UWinnipeg magazine now available

The Spring 2017 issue of UWINNIPEG Magazine is now available online. The latest edition of UWinnipeg’s flagship publication is a special 48-page commemorative issue that features archival imagery and articles that highlight the history of institutional hallmarks such as the Wesmen Classic, Gallery 1C03, and our evolving urban footprint — along with research news, profiles, alumni …Read more >

New French placement test aims to boost student success

Are you interested in studying French at UWinnipeg, but aren’t sure how your current language skills will translate at a post-secondary level? The University’s French Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures has created a new placement test to help ensure student success. This new French Placement Test will match incoming students …Read more >

Sinclair lecture postponed, free panel discussion this evening

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this evening’s campus lecture featuring Senator Murray Sinclair (part of UWinnipeg’s spring institute “The University and the Public Good”) has been postponed. In its place will be a panel discussion on the topic “Indigenizing the University,” with Dr. Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba; Dr. Mary …Read more >

Catherine Taylor appointed Associate Dean of Arts at UWinnipeg

Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Catherine Taylor as Associate Dean of Arts for a five-year term starting July 1, 2017. Taylor is a professor cross-appointed to the faculties of Arts and Education. She has held a variety of administrative positions at departmental, faculty, and university …Read more >

House built on campus is now a home

A Habitat for Humanity building project that was hosted on the front lawn of UWinnipeg’s campus (Portage Commons) last July has come to fruition. Earlier this month, Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, and Dr. Jino Distasio, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, were on hand to help present the new owners — Kyle, Sasha, and …Read more >

UWSA election results for 2017-18

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, offers sincere congratulations to the slate of incoming students leaders. The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) has a new executive and board of directors for the 2017-18 academic year. Current UWSA vice-president student affairs Laura Garinger is the incoming students’ association president. Megan Linton, Brendan Gali, …Read more >

Gym floor renovation this spring

The UWinnipeg community is advised that the floor of the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium will be renovated this spring, beginning on March 27. The project will involve a complete rebuild of centre court, including a new subfloor and finished hardwood surface with painted lines. Spot repairs will be made to the east and west …Read more >

Leatherdale Hall takes shape

The exciting new addition to campus — Leatherdale Hall — is taking shape.  View the construction progress here.  

Emslie appointed Vice-President, Finance and Administration

President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee is pleased to announce that Michael (Mike) Emslie is the successful candidate in the search for Vice-President, Finance and Administration at The University of Winnipeg. Mike has worked at the University since 2007 when he was hired as Director of Audit and Risk Management. He moved to the Financial …Read more >