Students

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 >

Statement from President Dr. Annette Trimbee

Statement regarding Manitoba Government proposed legislation “The University of Winnipeg is deeply committed to providing high-quality education that is accessible. Manitoba is the most affordable place in Western Canada for students to go to university. We don’t have all the answers today: most importantly we need to know how the province’s student aid program changes …Read more >

New Master’s degree in Criminal Justice unique on the Prairies

UWinnipeg degree also offers exposure to Indigenous justice issues WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has received provincial approval for the creation of a new two-year Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree which can be pursued full or part-time and will include the option to take courses in Indigenous Governance and the Public …Read more >

Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers …Read more >

Sleeping outside to support youth at risk

Two UWinnipeg business students spend four nights sleeping outside  WINNIPEG, MB –Anne-Cecile Panchaud and fellow business student Isadora Draskovic are spending four sub-zero nights huddled under cardboard in The University of Winnipeg’s Quad to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth. 5 Days for the Homeless, Students Supporting Youth at Risk is a national initiative …Read more >

UWSA election results for 2017-18

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, offers sincere congratulations to the slate of incoming students leaders. The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) has a new executive and board of directors for the 2017-18 academic year. Current UWSA vice-president student affairs Laura Garinger is the incoming students’ association president. Megan Linton, Brendan Gali, …Read more >

Attention Students! Vote March 6, 7 and 8

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association election for 2017-2018 positions is now underway.  Take a few minutes to vote on March 6, 7 or 8.  Details here.    

Top honours for two Wesmen Women’s Basketball members

The University of Winnipeg congratulates Antoinette Miller, named the Canada West Women’s Basketball Conference Most Valuable Player as well as the Defensive Player of the Year, and Tanya McKay, Canada West Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year. Read more here.  

New student-led summit breaking barriers on mental health

Students from three universities in Manitoba are joining forces to help challenge the stigma surrounding mental health.

Brewing up corny near-beer

  WINNIPEG, MB – A group of enterprising science professors and students have a vat of unusual mash fermenting in their University of Winnipeg lab: gluten-free near-beer made entirely with Manitoba-grown corn, plus a pinch of hops. “The project started when I read about a Japanese firm buying pea protein from a Manitoban company to …Read more >