Experiential Learning

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

  WINNIPEG, MB –As we mark National Aboriginal Day, The University of Winnipeg celebrates eight outstanding Indigenous students who are spending their summer researching projects ranging from clean water on First Nations to using art and digital media to create new dialogues in Canada. From June 12 – August 18, 2017, the new Indigenous Summer …Read more >

Learning about Indigenous foods in the field

As a part of The University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Food Systems field course, a group of ten UWinnipeg students has just returned from Fisher River Cree Nation where they learned how to catch and process fish, among other skills. From May 23 to 27, 2017, the students collaborated with Charles Sinclair School students and teachers …Read more >

Let’s Talk Science Camp volunteers needed

Hundreds of kids from inner-city schools are set to converge on The University of Winnipeg next month to participate in fun, hands-on science activities. The annual summer day-camp is organized in collaboration with UWinnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science Outreach Program and the Boys and Girls Club of Canada’s Community School Investigators (CSI) Summer Learning Program. Roughly …Read more >

UWinnipeg embraces TRC “Calls to Action”

   Journey towards reconciliation: second anniversary of TRC report WINNIPEG, MB –It was two years ago, June 2, 2015, when the nation paused to listen to (now Senator) Murray Sinclair deliver the seminal Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report – a blueprint for change with specific Calls to Action aimed at bridging the divide between First …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

Spring and Summer Institutes offered for 2017

_______________________________ Material Culture in Northern Plains Indigenous History – July 2017 Dr. Roland Bohr, Professor, Department of History, offered through the Winnipeg Education Centre, Access Program Based on oral history, archaeology, and material culture, students in this course explore ways in which Indigenous and European technologies complement each other. The second half of the course …Read more >

A class where the buffalo roam

Living in traditional tipis among the bison at the ANPO-Bison Ranch, near Rossburn, Manitoba was part of a history class at UWinnipeg this summer.

Grown-up Storytime in March and more

Everyone is invited to participate in Grown-up Storytime and other engaging activities in the library this month. WARNING Grown-up Storytime readings may include subversive stories/picture books/banned or challenged children’s literature.

Experiential Learning is seeking proposals

Funding for experiential learning will contribute to UWinnipeg’s commitment to support effective teaching and learning as outlined in the The Integrated Academic Research Plan. The deadline for proposals is March 10, 2017.

Further collaboration with Norway on energy

Trondheim, Norway:  A UWinnipeg team is in Norway to strengthen energy research and sustainability initiatives. This is part of a three year project with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), funded by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. An exciting aspect of this program is the development of comparative course focused …Read more >