Students

Maples Collegiate grad wins $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg

It wasn’t a call she was expecting – not while she was busy touring the Toronto Zoo anyway. Navreen Gill was on vacation with her family when she found out she is the recipient of this year’s $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg. Navreen has already registered for her fall/winter courses and the $5,000 prize …Read more >

UWinnipeg students share research at animal behaviour conference

Equipped with detailed posters about deer and elk, and a passion for animal behaviour, three UWinnipeg students traveled to Ontario last month to take part in the annual conference of the Animal Behavior Society.

UN trip helps UWinnipeg student give voice to Indigenous issues

Jazmin Alfaro is passionate about oral history and the authentic stories of Indigenous people. As a Masters student in UWinnipeg’s Indigenous Governance program, in April she attended a unique workshop with 17 other delegates from around the world in New York City offered by the United Nations. “I believe in participatory research that is action-oriented, …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

New Master’s degree in Criminal Justice unique on the Prairies

UWinnipeg degree also offers exposure to Indigenous justice issues WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has received provincial approval for the creation of a new two-year Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree which can be pursued full or part-time and will include the option to take courses in Indigenous Governance and the Public …Read more >

Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers …Read more >

Sleeping outside to support youth at risk

Two UWinnipeg business students spend four nights sleeping outside  WINNIPEG, MB –Anne-Cecile Panchaud and fellow business student Isadora Draskovic are spending four sub-zero nights huddled under cardboard in The University of Winnipeg’s Quad to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth. 5 Days for the Homeless, Students Supporting Youth at Risk is a national initiative …Read more >

Attention Students! Vote March 6, 7 and 8

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association election for 2017-2018 positions is now underway.  Take a few minutes to vote on March 6, 7 or 8.  Details here.    

New student-led summit breaking barriers on mental health

Students from three universities in Manitoba are joining forces to help challenge the stigma surrounding mental health.

Brewing up corny near-beer

  WINNIPEG, MB – A group of enterprising science professors and students have a vat of unusual mash fermenting in their University of Winnipeg lab: gluten-free near-beer made entirely with Manitoba-grown corn, plus a pinch of hops. “The project started when I read about a Japanese firm buying pea protein from a Manitoban company to …Read more >