Students

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 >

Business savvy students to gather in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –More than 250 business students from across Canada are gathering in Winnipeg from March 8 to 12 to network and share knowledge in their annual Roundtable Conference. It is the first time a Canadian Association of Business Students’ (CABS) Roundtable Conference is being held in Winnipeg, in partnership with The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Fees waived for applicants from seven countries

“The University of Winnipeg today announced it is waiving application fees for undergraduate and graduate students from the seven predominantly Muslim countries affected by the immigration ban signed by the United States President. Students from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen can now apply to UWinnipeg for the 2017/18 academic year without paying …Read more >

Wages for student employees with PSAC released

University of Winnipeg student employees represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada in the Academic Capacity Bargaining Unit have recently been provided with an arbitrated 1 year collective agreement by the Manitoba Labour Board in accordance with the Manitoba Labour Relations Act. The  imposed collective agreement is effective January 26, 2017 to January 25, …Read more >

Celebrating student success – awards night

Awards Night honours students and donors for valuing academic excellence.

UWinnipeg condemns mosque shootings

WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of students, faculty and staff, Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, and Kevin Settee, President of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, issued the following joint statement. “It is with profound sadness that we absorb the senseless killing of innocent people peacefully at prayer in a Muslim …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s “Intrepid” Scholars  

UWinnipeg students Alyssa Kidd and Jonathan Kornelsen have earned the prestigious Sir William Stephenson Scholarships (also known as the Intrepid) for this academic year.

Preventing Mumps

Provincial public health officials confirm more mumps cases have been reported in Manitoba than usual, with the majority of cases affecting young adults. Although there can be rare complications from mumps, most cases are mild, with full recovery in one to two weeks. Key symptoms include: swelling and pain in one or more salivary glands, …Read more >

Encouraging recreation opportunities for everyone on campus

The University of Winnipeg, in cooperation and partnership with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, is consulting with stakeholders to enhance recreation and wellness experiences on campus. As part of this process, UWinnipeg will begin a pilot project in September 2017 offering specific gym time to female and non-binary students. The pilot will run through …Read more >

Crossings — an academic student journal

UWinnipeg is launching an exciting new multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic student journal entitled Crossings, an interdisciplinary journal on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm in room 2M70.