Provincial funding supports UWSA Day Care expansion

On-campus childcare is about to become more accessible thanks to new provincial funding for the expansion of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Day Care.

UWSA needs feedback on accessible student lounge

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association is looking for input on its Access Lounge initiative. The purpose of the lounge is to create additional study and hang-out space on campus dedicated to students with disabilities. The UWSA is asking students for feedback on what the Access Lounge should look like and what should be included …Read more >

Making fresh produce more affordable on campus

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and Diversity Food Services have teamed up to offer fresh, locally sourced produce at student-friendly prices.

UWinnipeg student takes part in COP22

Last month, UWinnipeg student Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie traveled to Marrakech, Morocco, with a group of 16 other young people from across Canada to take part in the 22nd annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22). Lavoie, who is also the Vice-President of External Affairs for The University of Winnipeg’s Students’ Association, found out she would be …Read more >

Bike Lab 2.0 opens for business

Donuts, coffee, and bike-talk marked the grand re-opening of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Bike Lab on Thursday.

U-Pass answers for students

U-PASS – Frequently Asked Questions 1. How did the U-Pass come to exist? The U-Pass is a universal transit pass, which provides unlimited access to public transit services in exchange for a mandatory fee. This is a student-led initiative. It was a political platform spearheaded by students at the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association in …Read more >

Congratulations to new UWSA team for 2016-2017

Congratulations to new UWSA elected representatives for 2016-2017 Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, offers sincere congratulations on behalf of the UWinnipeg community to the newly elected executive of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association. “We work closely with our student leadership on issues ranging from sustainability to health and wellness on campus throughout the …Read more >

New student housing comes to life

With Government of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg support, UWinnipeg creates more housing options downtown for students and broader community Construction is now underway at 320 Colony Street on a 14-storey apartment complex that will add more living options in downtown Winnipeg for students, families and individuals. UWinnipeg Commons, a 112,000-square-foot building, will contain 102 …Read more >

Answers to common questions about the Indigenous Requirement proposal

Updated: November 20, 2015 Earlier this year, The University of Winnipeg Senate, which is responsible for academic governance, approved — in principle — a motion that will make Indigenous learning part of the undergraduate degree requirements for all UWinnipeg students. Read more. The Indigenous Requirement proposal began as a joint initiative of the University of Winnipeg …Read more >

UWSA Bike Lab coordinator honoured for campus sustainability

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Dave Dorning, general coordinator of the UWSA Bike Lab, with the Campus Sustainability Recognition Award. UWinnipeg established the award to recognize meritorious contributions to campus sustainability, which may be conferred to a faculty member, support staff or a university organization. Dorning will receive the …Read more >