Students

Understanding diseases in the brain

UWinnipeg prof Melanie Martin and her students publish findings in two prestigious journals A team of researchers led by University of Winnipeg Physics professor Dr. Melanie Martin has found early signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). “We developed a method using MRI to isolate signals from parts of the …Read more >

UWSA election underway – time to vote!

Students may vote in the UWSA election from March 5 to March 7.  Get details here.    

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

80 Métis students receive Louis Riel bursaries for 2017-2018 WINNIPEG, MB –As we approach Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate the achievements of 80 Métis students who have received Louis Riel bursaries for this academic year.  Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis …Read more >

Student, mom, inspiring role-model – meet Aja Oliver

  A few short years ago, Aja Oliver would not have believed she would be working as a community support worker while attending classes at The University of Winnipeg. The 35 year-old single mother with four children, who range from 7 to 18 years old, now feels “there is nothing I cannot do.”  The remarkable …Read more >

New free mobile app for students

The University of Winnipeg has launched a free mobile app aimed at students, which makes it easy for them to connect to campus and manage their student accounts. Called “Ellucian GO,” the app allows students to manage a range of account functions, including: Plan & Register: Plan courses using Student Planning and then register on …Read more >

Inclusive Gym Update

Inclusive Gym Update – January 29, 2018 Increasing recreation services to encourage more student physical activity Thank you to the UWinnipeg community and recreation facility members for such a strong response to our recent online user survey. Approximately 1,500 surveys were submitted and several general themes emerged which will help guide our service to the …Read more >

Ending gender-based violence

UWinnipeg supports the international campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. It runs from November 25 to December 10 and aims to motivate people from all walks of life to take action to end violence against women and girls. This year, the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council selected the theme of #SeekHelp #SpeakOut. Manitobans can …Read more >

Communicating Climate Change – a unique internship

Finding practical ways to tackle and talk about climate change is keeping three students busy this winter and spring. Caitlin McVicker, Maureen Hanlon and Avery Letkemann are interning with The City of Winnipeg’s Climate Action Stakeholder Group which is helping to develop a city-wide climate action plan. For Caitlin, who is studying business and rhetoric, …Read more >

UWinnipeg students study Transcona Library reuse options

The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) has begun researching possible reuse options for the existing Transcona Library through a new partnership funded by a Transcona Ward allocation. “Winnipeg has many great post-secondary institutions located across the City; however, no such public institutions are presently located in North East Winnipeg,” said Russ Wyatt, …Read more >

Enhanced campus safety

ENHANCED CAMPUS SAFETY – Monday, November 13, 2017 Your safety is extremely important to us. Effective immediately, you will a notice more security patrols as we have increased our guard complement by one third throughout the day and evening hours. Experienced guards will be stationed at the Lockhart Hall entrance (at the Ellice Avenue doors) …Read more >