Campus News

UWinnipeg to host public discussion on social innovation

A panel and public discussion titled “Social Innovation for a Successful, Sustainable & Reconciled Canada” to inform the federal Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy will be held on Thursday, September 21 (5:00 – 7:00 pm) in Convocation Hall on The University of Winnipeg campus. “Canada is a relatively prosperous country, yet our communities still …Read more >

Statement on diversity by UWinnipeg president

STATEMENT BY DR. ANNETTE TRIMBEE – President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg has a deep commitment to valuing and protecting the diversity of people who form our campus and community. Our incredible diversity is our greatest strength.  Recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere, including disturbing graffiti in Winnipeg neighbourhoods, illustrate that …Read more >

Food festival at UWinnipeg celebrates compassion for animals and the planet

Winnipeg VegFest will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am. The first 150 attendees will receive a commemorative swag bag loaded with goodies. WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg VegFest aims to foster …Read more >

New mobile safety app for UWinnipeg students, faculty, and staff

The University of Winnipeg has launched a free mobile safety app for students, staff, and faculty — available for iPhone and Android devices!  UW Safe is an essential tool that sends important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources. Features include: Safety notifications — get instant alerts and instructions when on-campus emergencies …Read more >

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 >