Global College

Global College alum shares Prime Minister’s office for a day

Last week, 23-year-old UWinnipeg Global College graduate, Breanne Lavallee-Heckert, got a chance to test drive her dream job: Prime Minister of Canada.

When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly

‘When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly’ is a lively evening of sharing experiences of immigrating to Manitoba—the good, the challenging, and the heart-warming, on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 – 9:00 pm, in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

UWinnipeg student attends closed door UN Security Council meeting

UWinnipeg human rights and political science student David Fanhbulleh has returned from the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, NY where he attended a closed door meeting at the Security Council.

From the Senate to the classroom

MB Senator Marilou McPhedran returns to UWinnipeg to inspire next generation WINNIPEG, MB – This morning, as 30 students file into their Global College classroom at The University of Winnipeg, they face a different sort of teacher – Manitoba Senator Marilou McPhedran is at the helm.  For student Melissa McGillis, that adds an exciting new …Read more >

Searching for Hope in Syria – event cancelled

The event has been cancelled due to the worsening situation in Aleppo, Syria.

Women talking about peace in South Sudan

UWinnipeg’s Institute for International Women’s Rights at Global College in partnership the Manitoba Women 4 Women South Sudan is hosting a Women’s Peace Table on South Sudan on November 12, 2016 at at the South Sudanese Community Centre.

UWinnipeg prof appointed to Senate

All three new Manitoba Senators have ties to UWinnipeg — McPhedran takes her human rights expertise to Ottawa; UWinnipeg instructor Bovey appointed to serve; UWinnipeg graduate Chochinov also appointed WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg community proudly congratulates Marilou McPhedran, Director of the Institute for International Women’s Rights, Global College, on her appointment to Canada’s …Read more >

Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents the Third Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada on Monday, June 6th at 5:00 pm in room 2M70, Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg. Everyone is welcomed attend.

Spotlight On: Human Rights

  STUDYING HUMAN RIGHTS AT UWINNIPEG Studying human rights exposes students to issues from diverse perspectives – including conflict resolution, gender studies, international development studies, politics, religious studies and more. UWinnipeg’s program takes an interdisciplinary approach to courses, while letting students structure their education around social justice, global citizenship, and human rights themes. One of …Read more >

Global College offers unique Spring and Summer courses

Sex trafficking, reconciliation, human rights and forced migration explored The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering four unique spring and summer courses that allow students to explore topical human rights issues while earning credits in a condensed time frame. NEW: Pathways to Reconciliation – A Manitoba Field Course May 5- June 24, 2016 This …Read more >