Global College

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 >

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.

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.

Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents the Third Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada on Monday, June 6th at 5:00 pm in room 2M70, Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg. Everyone is welcomed attend.

Global College offers unique Spring and Summer courses

Sex trafficking, reconciliation, human rights and forced migration explored The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering four unique spring and summer courses that allow students to explore topical human rights issues while earning credits in a condensed time frame. NEW: Pathways to Reconciliation – A Manitoba Field Course May 5- June 24, 2016 This …Read more >

UWinnipeg students presented at UN

Katrina Leclerc and Breanne Lavallee-Heckert have returned from presenting at the UN in New York City with 10 other UWinnipeg students who were accompanied by UWinnipeg’s Marilou McPhedran.

A Conversation with John Prendergast at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents this lecture with human rights activist and best-selling author John Prendergast on Saturday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2M70. This lecture is free and open to the public.