University of Winnipeg Foundation

Celebrating student success – awards night

Awards Night honours students and donors for valuing academic excellence.

50/50 Raffle draw celebrating 50th anniversary on January 9

2017 is special for The University of Winnipeg as we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a year of events and activities. We have created two unique funds in honour of the anniversary to support students – the   50th Anniversary Opportunity Fund Bursary and the 50th Anniversary Entrance Scholarship. Tickets are available on campus Mondays and …Read more >

10th Duff Roblin Dinner raised more than $160,000 for UWinnipeg

Over 500 guests gathered at The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre on November 15th, 2016 to honour Dr. Gerry Price, Chairman and CEO of the Price Group of Companies, with the 10th Annual Duff Roblin Award. A beloved UWinnipeg tradition in its tenth year, this prestigious award pays tribute to former Premier and …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates the Susan A. Thompson Building

Today, Winnipeg’s City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming the Administration Building (510 Main Street) the Susan A. Thompson Building.

Generous donors support recreation for Indigenous and refugee youth

UWinnipeg celebrates a generous gift of $70,000, thanks to fundraising efforts spearheaded by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Winnipeg entrepreneur Joe Bova. This money will allow a range of free recreation and wellness programming at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex for inner-city youth and children.

Sharing expertise with the broader community

A generous donation to The University of Winnipeg means more innovative research will be shared in the community for the benefit of many.

Dr. Gerry Price to receive the 2016 Duff Roblin Award

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Dr. Gerry Price, Chairman and CEO of the Price Group of Companies with the 2016 Duff Roblin Award in recognition of his many contributions to education and community through visionary business leadership, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Price will receive the award at the 10th annual Duff Roblin Award …Read more >

Luncheon supports inner-city and new Canadian sports programs

The University of Winnipeg Foundation and Axworthy Health and RecPlex held the inaugural Axworthy Community Charter Fund Luncheon earlier this week. Organized by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Clarion Hotel, Boom Done Next, and Dr. Axworthy’s family and friends, the Luncheon took place at The Clarion Hotel on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30. …Read more >

Wes Lee Coyote needs extreme makeover!

 Crowdfunding site launched to rejuvenate hardworking Wesmen mascot   WINNIPEG, MB – Being a university mascot for a big-time sports operation like the Wesmen Athletics program is a demanding job.  From Wesmen Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball, Wes Lee Coyote attends more than 50 games and events each year, dancing up a storm and …Read more >

Examining socially responsible and green investment options

Student-led initiative on divestment sparks collaborative campus approach Following months of campus consultations and an open examination of “divestment,” The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents this evening voted to adopt a collaborative approach to the issue. It noted that UWinnipeg is updating its Sustainability Policy and Institutional Sustainability Strategy to ensure that the institution …Read more >