Students

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 >

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.