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UWinnipeg partners with the Canadian Red Cross

On September 23, UWinnipeg is once again the setting for a major Canadian Red Cross activity. This time, it’s Operation Ready — a full-scale emergency response simulation.

Seven teams take on the Duckworth Great Rock Climb

Seven teams competed to be crowned champions of the 48th annual Duckworth Great Rock Climb on Monday, September 16, with one narrowly coming out victorious. Team Alpha Omega put up a blistering time of 24.40 seconds, challenged only by the final team, BB Champions, who finished just behind at 25.75 seconds. The Wesmen men’s volleyball …Read more >

UWinnipeg movie makers head to VIFF

UWinnipeg alumni, Miloš Mitrović and Fabián Velasco, have their first feature film, TAPEWORM, premiering at the 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival this September.

UWinnipeg well-represented at Fringe Festival

The University of Winnipeg has had a large presence at this year’s Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. From hosting shows at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film to seeing alumna Tori Popp being named festival manager, there’s UWinnipeg connections almost everywhere! With only a few days left to see shows, we’ve compiled a (unfinished) list …Read more >

UWinnipeg students to share their passion for mathematics

The Math and Statistics Student Association, in partnership with Dufferin School and NSERC, is hosting a math outreach event at the elementary school on May 10.

UWinnipeg welcomes hundreds of students at 2019 Open House

Hundreds of high school students, teachers and parents from across the city attended UWinnipeg’s 2019 Open House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening celebrates diversity

The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) is hosting their eighth annual Cultural Evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) on Friday, January 18 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

Indigenous Leadership Math Campers Graduate

On Friday, August 10, a group of 25 children in grades 1-3 graduated from this summer’s first session of Indigenous Math Leadership Camp at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. The two-week camp is offered for free to community youth and is designed to help increase mathematical literacy while also engaging Indigenous culture. Student activities include …Read more >

Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s …Read more >

YouthUnited@Winnipeg completes successful second year

Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program.