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City of Winnipeg Honours McFeetors Hall

WINNIPEG, MB – A City of Winnipeg 2010 Accessibility Award was presented to UWinnipeg’s McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence at a ceremony at City Hall today. The McFeetors Hall design by Prairie Architects impressed the Accessibility Award Committee. The committee chose McFeetors Hall for its architectural design, which includes many accessible features that were incorporated …Read more >

UWinnipeg is committed to disability student services

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg responded today to media reports about an internal memo issued on potential changes to disability student services. The University said the memo was sent prematurely and that the decisions outlined in the memo had not been approved by the University’s Senior Executive. As a result of the concerns …Read more >

The Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Session Winners Announced

WINNIPEG, MB – Today the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) 5th annual poster competition now called The Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Session saw 24 top-notch undergraduate students present their research. This is a privilege normally reserved for graduate students at other universities but an opportunity shared with the undergraduates at The University of …Read more >

On a Wait List?

On a Wait List? Check your UWinnipeg Email! On WebAdvisor, if you’ve placed your name on a wait list for a course section that is full, please check your “” email account daily, as this is the way you will be notified if an open seat becomes available. Hot Tip: We run the wait list …Read more >

Why Democracy? A Film Series

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Chair in German-Canadian Studies invites you to explore the state of contemporary democracy as seen through the lens of ten one-hour films from five continents. The filmmakers have the courage to ask tough questions and take a wide-range and in-depth look at the world. The film series is …Read more >

Bird on a Wire Canadian Premiere

Leonard Cohen on the big screen…enjoy the Canadian premiere of Tony Palmer’s classic film, Bird on A Wire: a digital restoration of lost documentary of Leonard Cohen’s 1972 European tour, including performances of 17 classic songs. Tony Palmer will be in attendance to introduce the film. WHEN: Tuesday, October 5             7:00 pm WHERE: Eckhardt-Gramatté …Read more >

Good news for International Students

MANITOBA MAKING IT EASIER FOR INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES TO STAY AND WORK IN THE PROVINCE Changes Give Manitoba Competitive Advantage to Retain Best, Brightest:  Selinger Premier Greg Selinger today announced changes to Manitoba’s successful Provincial Nominee Program that would make it faster and easier for international students to stay and work in the province. “International students …Read more >

Premier Selinger at Conference on Campus

WINNIPEG, MB – On Saturday, October 2 at 11:15 am in Convocation Hall at The University of Winnipeg, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger will inaugurate the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award, being presented to Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. Abuelaish is a Palestinian medical doctor born and raised in a refugee camp, and is the author of I Shall …Read more >

New Funding For Global College Network

WINNIPEG, MB – Researchers, policy makers, advocates and funders worldwide who are working on poverty reduction, legal empowerment for the poor, human rights and development now have a critical new tool at their disposal: a secure on-line network developed and managed by The University of Winnipeg’s Global College that will allow for enhanced international collaboration. …Read more >

UWinnipeg Research Team Wins Grant

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Charles Wong – Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology and Associate Professor in Chemistry and Environmental Science and Bill Buhay, Associate Professor of Geography and earned a grant of $148,760 from the Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund, Environment Canada for the enhanced removal of nutrients, organic micropollutants, and …Read more >