Convocation

2019 Autumn Convocation photo gallery

The campus was buzzing with excitement on Friday, October 18, as The University of Winnipeg community celebrated its 116th convocation. UWinnipeg honoured outstanding students, faculty, and staff, including valedictorian Anna Evans-Boudreau, who talked about her non-linear path to university success, and the importance of individuals recognizing their unique strengths and abilities as they head into …Read more >

Elder Ruth Christie celebrates honorary degree with tree planting

After being recognized with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremony on June 13, Elder Ruth Christie gifted UWinnipeg with a white birch sapling.

Meet the 2019 Spring Convocation Valedictorians

Larissa Chubenko, BA, BEd Valedictorian (Theology, Education, Kinesiology, Physical and Health Education, and Marriage and Family Therapy) Larissa Chubenko is passionate about working with inner-city children. After initially graduating from The University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in international development, Chubenko chose to return to school and is now graduating with a Bachelor …Read more >

Indigenous knowledge champion receives HD of Laws

Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) today received an Honorary Doctor of Laws in a Special Convocation ceremony at The University of Winnipeg.

Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith will receive a Honorary Doctor of Laws from UWinnipeg during a Special Convocation Ceremony on Friday, April 6, 2018.

16th Annual UWinnipeg Spring Graduation Pow Wow

Check out a few photos from the University’s 16th Annual Spring Graduation Pow Wow.

Renowned scholar to receive Honorary Doctor of Laws

PLEASE SEE ALSO: Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Jack Zipes is a world-renowned scholar of fairy-tale studies and children’s literature and strong mentor to countless students and colleagues. The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Dr. Zipes with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Autumn 2017 Convocation, on Friday, October 13, …Read more >

GESA Eco-Grant winner earns Campus Sustainability Award

A knowledgeable and engaged environmental advocate, fourth-year science student Rebecca Pedneault has earned The University of Winnipeg’s 2017 Campus Sustainability Award for her contributions to campus waste reduction. Earlier this year, Pedneault introduced a campus-wide plastic bag recycling program designed to expand UWinnipeg’s comprehensive recycling program and educate the University community on environmentally-friendly bag disposal. …Read more >

Meet UWinnipeg’s 2017 Spring Convocation valedictorians

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Adrienne Tessier, Bethany Maclean, and Geneva Athena Cloutis who will serve as valedictorians at the 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies.

Paul Thomas, Cindy Blackstock, Byron Williams to receive honorary doctorates

Scholar Paul Thomas, Indigenous activist Cindy Blackstock, and public interest lawyer Byron Williams will each receive an honorary doctor of laws from The University of Winnipeg at Spring Convocation on Thursday, June 15, 2017 and Friday, June 16, 2017. Paul Thomas has served as a scholar, teacher, researcher, and mentor in the field of public …Read more >