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FAQ: Potential Transit Service Interruption

The University is aware that an interruption of transit service will have a significant impact on UWinnipeg students and staff. There is no way of knowing in advance when an interruption may occur or how long it may last. We hope there will not be an interruption of service. Please refer to the information below. Click …Read more >

Welcome UWinnipeg students!

The first day of classes for the Fall and Fall/Winter Term is Tuesday, September 3, 2019. If you want to register for courses, or make changes (drops, section changes), you can still do so on WebAdvisor; the “Course Add/Drop Period” is until Monday, September 16.  For more details, please see the registration page. September 19 is …Read more >

Connecting across cultures with ELP alumnus Hiroki Nakajima

Hiroki Nakajima has a unique connection to Winnipeg. He arrived in 1998 to improve his English skills in UWinnipeg’s English Language Program (ELP), and has returned annually ever since. Over the past 20 years, he has inspired more than 10,000 students to study English in Canada before launching careers in Japan.

New Report Explores the Health Risks of Heat Waves and Climate Change in Canada

WINNIPEG, MB – Today the Prairie Climate Centre (PCC) at The University of Winnipeg launched a special report called Heat Waves and Health, which explains the risks and health adaptation options facing Canadians regarding climate change and extreme heat: https://climateatlas.ca/heat-health-report.pdf “The consequences of extreme heat are serious and affect cardiovascular, mental and respiratory health,” said Dr. Ian Mauro, Prairie Climate Centre’s Executive …Read more >

UWinnipeg Closed for Labour Day

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019  for Labour Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Exceptions: The Duckworth Centre open from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Axworthy RecPlex open open from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm The Duckworth Canteen open from 12:30 pm – 9:00 pm closed between (4:00 pm and …Read more >

When Raven Became Spider at Gallery 1C03

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with Indigenous superheros and fantasy comics exhibit from September 19 – November 30, 2019. 

UWinnipeg is home to the most sustainable campus meals in North America

According to AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index, UWinnipeg is home to the most sustainable campus meals on the continent.

IUS report examines localized approaches to ending homelessness

The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) launched a report examining emergent practices in localizing the Housing First approach to ending homelessness, which is now in the hands of homelessness-serving organizations across Canada, the US, and as far afield as New Zealand.

UWinnipeger creates a toolkit for inclusive cities for UNESCO

Dr. Yvonne Vizina co-authored a report exploring a holistic approach to advancing reconciliation that has recently been released by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Chemists research plant-based compounds to treat Type 2 diabetes

Traditional medicinal plants used by Indigenous peoples may hold the key for scientists to discover an effective treatment for Type 2 diabetes, and UWinnipeg chemist, professor, and program chair, Dr. Athar Ata is determined to find that remedy.