Students

Strong enrolment continues in Downtown Winnipeg

Total enrolment levels at The University of Winnipeg for the fall 2018 term are virtually the same as last year, including strong enrolment from international students. The influx of international students is primarily from India, and began in the 2017-18 winter term. Following India, the top sources of non-Canadian students at UWinnipeg are Nigeria, China, …Read more >

Science outreach in the arctic

“You can literally teach STEM anywhere, with anything, and to anyone.” That was the main takeaway for UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science volunteer Ian Dimopoulos following a recent week-long education outreach trip to Hall Beach, Nunavut. Dimopoulos and his colleagues, Michelle Trudel and Renee Hadaller, visited the remote northern community at the beginning of May to …Read more >

UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science gets national recognition

The University of Winnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science team has been nationally recognized for its science outreach work in Manitoba and across the country. At the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards earlier this month, UWinnipeg site coordinator Michelle Trudel received The David Colcleugh Leadership Award for her exceptional leadership and ability to inspire others to create positive …Read more >

Meet the 2018 Spring Valedictorians

Meet UWinnipeg 2018 Valedictorians. (listed in alphabetical order) Richard-Anthony Aquino, BBA Valedictorian – Science, Business & Economics Of Filipino descent, Richard-Anthony Aquino is the first child in his family to be born in Canada.  He says that growing up in Winnipeg’s inner-city, witnessing youth at risk and economic disparity, instilled in him the importance of an education, …Read more >

Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

Cameron Lozinski has big plans for Indigenous language revitalization in Canada — and he’s going to start by developing an app that will make his ancestral language more accessible.

UWinnipeg makes tough budget choices

UWINNIPEG MAKES TOUGH CHOICES AS PROVINCIAL FUNDING DROPS BY 0.9% Operating Budget enhances student financial support, maintains academic core, reduces administration and support staff costs WINNIPEG, MB – This evening, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget of $143 million for 2018-2019. The budget is balanced as required by provincial legislation. …Read more >

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 >