Experiential Learning

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

___________________________________ Indigenous Ethnobotany – July and August Shailesh Shukla, Indigenous Studies Pre-requisite: IS-1015, IS-3012/ANTH-3170 or permission of Instructor – and love for plants! After very encouraging response from students in last three years, this course is offered for a fourth year. Students participate and learn about the 50 medicinal, nutritional and cultural uses of plants from …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 >

UWinnipeg and FortWhyte collaborate on research, education

Students and researchers have a new habitat to study in, thanks to a beneficial partnership established between UWinnipeg and FortWhyte Alive.

Romeo Saganash speaks at UWinnipeg

Romeo Saganash, MP of Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou, Quebec will be speaking at UWinnipeg on Friday November 18 at 1:00 – 2:30 pm, on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and experiential learning.

Doing business differently – free conference for youth

Doing business differently – conference teaches youth about the co-op movement A youth engagement conference to be hosted at The University of Winnipeg on October 22 will showcase cooperatives as viable businesses that are community-focused, balancing people, planet and profit. The conference is a collaboration between UWinnipeg’s Business Chair of Cooperative Enterprises and Populus, a …Read more >

Shoal Lake to Winnipeg: Practicing Land-Based Reconciliation

Imagine learning survival skills from indigenous knowledge keepers, canoeing, hearing teachings and stories from elders, and feasting on traditional foods as part of a summer university credit course.