Collegiate Teacher to receive prestigious award at Rideau Hall

Jennifer Janzen is one of six Canadian recipients of the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jennifer Janzen’s grade 11 Canadian History students didn’t just research significant figures in Manitoba’s history, they actually brought them to life on stage. Last January, the students performed Shadows of Manitoba’s Past, a 45-minute collaboration with …Read more >

Junior varsity girls basketball team wins provincial tournament

Congratulations to the UWinnipeg Collegiate Junior Varsity Girls basketball team, who were victorious at the provincial “AAA” JV Girls Basketball Championships held in Lorette, MB from March 12-14, 2015. Six of the  eight girls on the Collegiate team are from the Collegiate’s Model School and all of these girls played with the Anishinabe Pride Basketball Club prior to playing with …Read more >

Collegiate spring concert on April 1

All are invited to attend a “Spring Concert” which will be held on Wednesday April 1st, 2015 at Knox United Church (400 Edmonton Street) beginning at 7:00pm. The concert will feature the newly-formed Collegiate Concert Band and Choral Ensemble, as well as the University of Winnipeg Chamber Ensemble. Please come out to enjoy the performance …Read more >

Collegiate grad makes debut in Swan Lake

Sophia Lee, an alumna of The Collegiate at The University of Winnipeg, recently  debuted as a soloist in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. Lee, who graduated from The Collegiate in May 2009, earned high praise in a review that appeared in the March 6 edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. “On behalf …Read more >

First Chantal Kreviazuk Opportunity Fund Bursary awarded

WINNIPEG, MB – Tracy Benjoe says she was “shocked and grateful” to learn she’s receiving the inaugural Chantal Kreviazuk Opportunity Fund Bursary. Benjoe, who is an adult learner with a nine-year old child, receives $1,000 to help her do the groundwork to one day become a teacher. Benjoe grew up on the Saskatchewan reserve of …Read more >

UWinnipeg, Collegiate international students to receive awards

Two international students in the UWinnipeg community —  Wai Chi (Chantel) Leung and Shoko Kobayakawa  — will receive 2014 International Student of the Year Awards, as selected by The Manitoba Council for International Education (MCIE) and the International Education Branch of the Government of Manitoba (IEB). The students will be presented their awards by the Honourable …Read more >

Collegiate students to hear from renowned cancer researcher

The University of Winnipeg Collegiate has been selected as the only high school in Manitoba to receive a student lecture during the Gairdner Foundation’s 2014 National Program. Dr. Harold Dvorak will deliver his student lecture “What does cancer have to do with a cut finger?” on Thursday, October 23, at 2:30 pm. Each year, the …Read more >

Accomplished music teacher bolsters The Collegiate’s performing arts program

Having earned praise for achieving great results at the helm of a school music program in Manitoba’s Interlake, Renise Mlodzinski is excited for her next challenge: to help build The Collegiate’s music program from the ground up. This fall marks the launch of the new suite of performing arts programs at The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts now on campus

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts is now tucked into ten new studios in Bryce Hall in the heart of The University of Winnipeg’s campus, bringing an additional 500 music students to downtown Winnipeg. The move also marks the beginning of a new relationship with UWinnipeg’s high school on campus – …Read more >

Achieving at the UWinnipeg Collegiate, and Beyond

The Collegiate and UWinnipeg congratulates the Collegiate Class of 2014, including these award winning students aiming to achieve great things in the future. Isaac Wurmann As he addressed his classmates at graduation, Collegiate Valedictorian and Governor General‘s Academic Medal winner Isaac Wurmann passed on a lesson his mother instilled in him at a very young …Read more >