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Construction begins on McFeetors Hall

July 30, 2008 – Construction began today on The University of Winnipeg’s student housing facility. The new student facility, to be named McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence, is being built on the north-east side of UWinnipeg’s future Richardson College for the Environment & Science Complex on Langside Street UWinnipeg Alumnus Dr. Raymond L. McFeetors, …Read more >

First Nations Pavilion Brings National Flair to Campus

Pavilion shares national pride on UWinnipeg Campus WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is honoured to play host the First Nations Pavilion at this year’s Folklorama from Sunday August 3 to Saturday August 9, Riddell Hall, 515 Portage Avenue. This unique pavilion is a national affair that captures and shares the diversity of First Nations …Read more >

Global Welcome Centre Open

WINNIPEG, MB – Please run the following public service announcements until September 30, 2008: The University of Winnipeg’s Global Welcome Centre is now open, offering new immigrants a number of free services including: Access to computers with Internet Lounge area to meet people Academic advice The Global Welcome Centre is located on the main floor …Read more >

Helping Teachers Connect With “At-Risk” Students

UWinnipeg educators explore mentoring in new book WINNIPEG, MB – A new book by four University of Winnipeg professors devoted to the art of mentoring is based on the belief that all children deserve to be engaged, challenged and supported, and teachers can play a vital role in preventing youth from falling between the cracks. …Read more >


If you want to go to university this fall, it’s not too late to apply to UWinnipeg. Applications are still being accepted for the fall term. You can find an application form online by visiting Apply by August 1, 2008 in order to be eligible to register before classes start on September 3, 2008. …Read more >


There are only three days left to vote for our President Dr. Lloyd Axworthy in the Winnipeg Free Press contest called The Greatest Manitoban. Dr. Axworthy is one of 50 finalists vying for the title. Show your UWinnipeg support by voting for him now! To vote for Dr. Axworthy and to view his profile, please …Read more >

Click And Register A Success

New on-line system makes life easier for UWinnipeg students WINNIPEG, MB – New and returning students at The University of Winnipeg are overwhelmingly electing to use a new on-line service called WebAdvisor that allows them to: *Search for courses *Apply on-line *Register for classes *Pay tuition and fees *Obtain their schedules In the first week …Read more >

New Link Helps UWinnipeg Expand West

Main campus will connect to new science and housing complex WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg, working in cooperation with area residents, will begin constructing a road later this summer to start linking its main campus with its developing western Furby campus. The land for the Furby campus has been cleared to make room …Read more >

Creating A Refugee Camp On Campus

Teachers learn how war-affected children cope in course that’s unique in North America WINNIPEG, MB – A refugee camp is about to spring up on Portage Avenue. Every year, an average of 500 children arrive in Winnipeg from all over the world carrying the experiences of living on the run, in turmoil and in refugee …Read more >

UWinnipeg Names First Principal Of Richardson College For The Environment

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s new Richardson College for the Environment has attracted a leading scholar in nanotechnology, climate change and other pressing health and environmental risk issues to become its founding Principal. Dr. Michael Mehta, currently Executive Director of the Population Research Laboratory and Professor of Sociology at the University of Alberta, …Read more >