International Education

International Conference on At-Risk Youth Opens July 10

 WINNIPEG, MB – Journalists are invited to attend the official opening of an international conference devoted to at-risk youth on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:00 pm in Riddell Hall with a keynote session by Ken McCluskey, Phil Baker, Alan Wiebe entitled Finding and Celebrating Greatness. The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting …Read more >

Supporting Learning For Girls In India

The University of Winnipeg is hosting a significant fundraising event this Sunday, June 9, 2013 to support literacy and learning programs for girls and young women in India. In partnership with World Literacy Canada, the fundraising dinner will support the Mata Gujri Memorial Library and Learning Centre located in Bhanohar village. The creation of the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Librarian Puts Books In The Hands Of Guatemalan Children

Photo:  Ian Fraser WINNIPEG, MB – Elementary school students in Guatemala will be able to borrow books from the library for the first time, thanks to the work of Canadian librarians including The University of Winnipeg’s Ian Fraser, Head of Library Instruction and Data Services. Librarians Without Borders members from across North America are traveling …Read more >

Dr. Besner among Canadian university leaders visiting Ukraine

Dr. Neil Besner, UWinnipeg’s  Vice-President (Research, Recruitment and International) and Acting Provost and Vice-President (Academic ), is one of 15 senior education leaders who are visiting Ukraine this week for a series of events that will bring together top institutional administrators from the two countries. The group of leading Canadian educators is working to develop …Read more >

Premier Tours Mata Gujri Memorial Library And Learning Centre In India

UWinnipeg, World Literacy Canada, Ventura Custom Homes, Village of Bhanohar support education of young women in India.