Convocation

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 >

Todd Constable to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Dr. Todd Constable as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. He will be honoured at the 2019 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the afternoon of Thursday, June 13 (2:30 pm). Following his 1984 graduation from The University of Winnipeg …Read more >

Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University of Manitoba, and …Read more >

Janet Walker to receive Distinguished Alumni award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Janet Walker as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the morning of Thursday, June 14 (9:30 am). Janet Walker completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English …Read more >

Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at …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.

Faculty and staff are honoured at Autumn Convocation

UWinnipeg will honour Dr. Narad Rampersad with the Erica and Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship; and Barbara Read will receive the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service at the 2017 Autumn Convocation.