Students

UWinnipeg helps launch Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive

The Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive is a pilot project aimed at preserving and providing access to websites related to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and responses to its Calls to Action.

UWinnipeg students share research at animal behaviour conference

Equipped with detailed posters about deer and elk, and a passion for animal behaviour, three UWinnipeg students traveled to Ontario last month to take part in the annual conference of the Animal Behavior Society.

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

  WINNIPEG, MB –As we mark National Aboriginal Day, The University of Winnipeg celebrates eight outstanding Indigenous students who are spending their summer researching projects ranging from clean water on First Nations to using art and digital media to create new dialogues in Canada. From June 12 – August 18, 2017, the new Indigenous Summer …Read more >

UN trip helps UWinnipeg student give voice to Indigenous issues

Jazmin Alfaro is passionate about oral history and the authentic stories of Indigenous people. As a Masters student in UWinnipeg’s Indigenous Governance program, in April she attended a unique workshop with 17 other delegates from around the world in New York City offered by the United Nations. “I believe in participatory research that is action-oriented, …Read more >

UWinnipeg makes tough choices as provincial funding stagnates

Operating Budget preserves academics, eliminates $3.7 million in costs 2017-2018 Operating Budget Primer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Last night, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget for 2017-2018 which preserves academic excellence and student supports while eliminating $3.7 million in costs in order to …Read more >

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 >

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 >