International Education

UWinnipeg Co-hosts Human Security Conference in Norway

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg, the University of Bergen, and the University of Ottawa, in cooperation with the Stanley Foundation, are co-hosting an international conference entitled Lysøen Revisited – 15 years of Human Security in Bergen, Norway on May 15, 2013. In May 1998, Canada’s then Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Lloyd Axworthy (current …Read more >

Promoting Learning for Girls in India

There is a global spotlight on the challenges girls can face in seeking an education in India. The University of Winnipeg, in partnership with World Literacy Canada, is hosting a fundraising dinner to support its Mata Gujri Memorial Library and Learning Centre located in Bhanohar village. Learning for Life: Promoting Literacy and Learning for Girls …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Host International Conference

 Renowned Educators Share Strategies to Support At-Risk-Youth WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting an international conference from July 10 to 13, 2013 where renowned educators will gather to share best practices and strategies for supporting at-risk-youth in a series of seminars. The joint Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in …Read more >

UWinnipeg Librarian Puts Books In The Hands Of Guatemalan Children

Photo:  Ian Fraser WINNIPEG, MB – Elementary school students in Guatemala will be able to borrow books from the library for the first time, thanks to the work of Canadian librarians including The University of Winnipeg’s Ian Fraser, Head of Library Instruction and Data Services. Librarians Without Borders members from across North America are traveling …Read more >

Dr. Besner among Canadian university leaders visiting Ukraine

Dr. Neil Besner, UWinnipeg’s  Vice-President (Research, Recruitment and International) and Acting Provost and Vice-President (Academic ), is one of 15 senior education leaders who are visiting Ukraine this week for a series of events that will bring together top institutional administrators from the two countries. The group of leading Canadian educators is working to develop …Read more >

Premier Tours Mata Gujri Memorial Library And Learning Centre In India

UWinnipeg, World Literacy Canada, Ventura Custom Homes, Village of Bhanohar support education of young women in India.