Students

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 >

Sexual Violence Policy in development – have your say

Manitoba’s new law (Bill 15), introduced in spring 2017, The Sexual Violence and Prevention Act, mandates that post-secondary institutions develop a policy on sexual violence aimed at promoting awareness, prevention and response to sexual violence. The policy will apply to everyone associated with The University of Winnipeg including students, instructors, faculty, staff, administrators and visitors …Read more >

International Day of the Girl celebrated at Wii Chiiwaakanak

The Manitoba government is recognizing International Day of the Girl with a girls’ coding event at the University of Winnipeg, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “By observing International Day of the Girl, we are increasing awareness of the inequality girls face girls worldwide based on their …Read more >

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Annie McBay

McBay graduates from a 4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture with an impressive academic and research track record. She has consistently produced high quality research papers while maintaining a strong grade point average.

Increasing recreation services to encourage more student physical activity

Effective September 2017, additional recreation choices will be available at UWinnipeg, specifically designed to encourage and welcome more students to participate in physical activities. The physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise as a stress reducer are well-documented. Following a series of consultations with the UWinnipeg community and discussions with the UWSA, we are …Read more >