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March 31: update for students — VW deadline extended to April 6

Dear Students, Thank you for your continued patience as we address the unique challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on your studies. We admire your resilience at this difficult time. We are committed to your success. While campus buildings are closed, UWinnipeg faculty and staff are ready to connect with you remotely — by …Read more >

UIS student adjusts to life during the Covid-19 pandemic

Urban and Inner-City Studies student Donna Fredette-Black adjusts to life during the Covid-19 pandemic.

New literacy and numeracy tool released amid COVID-19

A new tool is now available to parents to help them improve their children’s numeracy and literary skills while schools are closed.

Barb Gamey named chancellor at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg has appointed Barb Gamey as its new chancellor. Gamey succeeds Bob Silver, who has served in the honorary role since 2009. As chancellor, Gamey is the titular head of the University who attends convocations to personally greet and grant degrees to graduating students. “Barb is a community champion and private sector …Read more >

All campus buildings to close until further notice

Today we are taking additional measures to safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community — and support public health efforts — during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. At 5:00 pm this afternoon (Monday, March 23), all campus buildings will close until further notice. Access will be limited to those who are delivering essential services, such as …Read more >

Reaction to provincial budget: Dr. Annette Trimbee

The Manitoba government released the provincial budget yesterday afternoon. The post-secondary education sector received a 1 per cent reduction to the operating grant, which is the third consecutive year that public funding has been reduced.  We recognize the provincial government has limited resources and is now dealing with a major public health challenge that is …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof shortlisted Lamba Literary Award

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai has been shortlisted for the 2020 Annual Lambda Literary Awards, the most prestigious LGBTQ book prize in the world. 

March 19 — update for UWinnipeg students

Dear UWinnipeg Students, Thank you for your continued patience as we adjust our learning activities and campus operations to help safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community.  As indicated earlier, you will hear from university instructors by tomorrow (March 20) via webmail with details on completing individual courses this term. Please note that no in-person …Read more >

Update to campus hours, effective March 18

While essential services remain open, UWinnipeg campus hours will be adjusted in light of reduced activity. Beginning Wednesday, March 18 — the campus will open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and is closed on weekends. This schedule will continue until further notice. Faculty and staff members who are working on campus …Read more >

No in-person classes or in-person exams this term at UWinnipeg

In recent days,  we have made a number of changes to our campus operations to help safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community.   As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we are taking further precautions — while striving to support students in completing their studies. All classes are moving to alternate delivery. There will be no …Read more >