International Education

UWinnipeg Anthropology students to head to the Balkans

 UWinnipeg team now raising funds for flood victims   Photo: UWinnipeg Anthropology students excavate in Serbia, summer 2013  WINNIPEG, MB – Torrential rains that have led to deadly floods in the Balkan region will not prevent a team of University of Winnipeg anthropology students from heading to Serbia from July 20 to August 20, where …Read more >

UWinnipeg and Nunavut Arctic College forge partnership

Northern technology grads can earn Bachelor of Science degree The resource development boom underway in the North and specifically Nunavut requires a well-educated and skilled workforce. Nunavut Arctic College and The University of Winnipeg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see graduates of NAC’s Environmental Technology Program transfer to Winnipeg to continue their …Read more >

Immigration advising available in new year

The office of International Student Services  will once again be offering immigration advising for international students at UWinnipeg, in room 1S08. This service will remain free of charge. UWinnipeg international students can receive in-person assistance through an immigration lawyer, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., beginning January 7th, 2014. Appointments may be booked …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP program has a new director

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire P. Reid as the new director of the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP), a graduate program specializing in Indigenous Development.

UWinnipeg strengthens ties with Indo-Manitoba community

Creation of India Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence fosters new opportunities WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg and the India Association of Manitoba today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a stronger collaborative relationship through creation of the India Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence. The partnership will include initiatives such …Read more >

Maclean’s survey: UWinnipeg 4th place in Canada for reputation

Photo: UWinnipeg student Chelsea Grove   WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is once again placed 4th in Canada among primarily undergraduate universities (out of 19) for overall reputation, according to the 2013 Annual Maclean’s Ranking of Canadian Universities which was released this morning. The overall reputation ranking is significant because Maclean’s solicits the …Read more >

Muslim Prayer Centre opens at UWinnipeg

Monday, October 28, 2013: The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) along with the Muslim Students’ Association welcomed guests to the grand opening ceremony of the UWinnipeg Masjid, a Muslim prayer centre located in Wesley Hall. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, welcomed guests and applauded the students and community responsible for the creation of …Read more >

Preliminary Fall Enrolment at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Preliminary enrolment numbers for The University of Winnipeg Fall 2013 term show a 7.2% increase in students attending classes full time compared to last year (60% this year, 56% last year) and more students are gravitating to our Faculty of Business and Economics (up 16%) and Faculty of Science (up 8.5%). Overall …Read more >

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 >