Global College

Kristi Kenyon on city’s first Human Rights Committee of Council

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College congratulates Assistant Professor Kristi Kenyon on her appointment to the City of Winnipeg’s first Human Rights Committee of Council.

Global College 2.0: A place for transformative learning

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is now recognized as a formal academic unit, a change that demonstrates the University’s ongoing commitment to fostering engagement in human rights activities and exploring what it means to be a global citizen.

Historic “Human Rights Table” gifted to UWinnipeg

Today the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, located at the Forks draws almost 300,000 visitors annually from across Canada and further afield. Yet a decade ago, it was just a dream. Izzy Asper’s vision and passion, and many hours of conversation, brought that dream to life. Those early conversations happened around the Asper boardroom table, …Read more >

Global College alum shares Prime Minister’s office for a day

Last week, 23-year-old UWinnipeg Global College graduate, Breanne Lavallee-Heckert, got a chance to test drive her dream job: Prime Minister of Canada.

When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly

‘When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly’ is a lively evening of sharing experiences of immigrating to Manitoba—the good, the challenging, and the heart-warming, on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 – 9:00 pm, in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

UWinnipeg student attends closed door UN Security Council meeting

UWinnipeg human rights and political science student David Fanhbulleh has returned from the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, NY where he attended a closed door meeting at the Security Council.

From the Senate to the classroom

MB Senator Marilou McPhedran returns to UWinnipeg to inspire next generation WINNIPEG, MB – This morning, as 30 students file into their Global College classroom at The University of Winnipeg, they face a different sort of teacher – Manitoba Senator Marilou McPhedran is at the helm.  For student Melissa McGillis, that adds an exciting new …Read more >

Searching for Hope in Syria – event cancelled

The event has been cancelled due to the worsening situation in Aleppo, Syria.

Women talking about peace in South Sudan

UWinnipeg’s Institute for International Women’s Rights at Global College in partnership the Manitoba Women 4 Women South Sudan is hosting a Women’s Peace Table on South Sudan on November 12, 2016 at at the South Sudanese Community Centre.

UWinnipeg prof appointed to Senate

All three new Manitoba Senators have ties to UWinnipeg — McPhedran takes her human rights expertise to Ottawa; UWinnipeg instructor Bovey appointed to serve; UWinnipeg graduate Chochinov also appointed WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg community proudly congratulates Marilou McPhedran, Director of the Institute for International Women’s Rights, Global College, on her appointment to Canada’s …Read more >