University of Winnipeg Foundation

Help support Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – An exciting educational and community initiative is underway in Winnipeg’s North End and people can help support the transformation: A crowdfunding campaign is now live to fund community-based educational and cultural programs, language programs and youth social enterprise employment programs. The 100-year-old Merchants Hotel, along with six adjoining city lots, has been …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates the Susan A. Thompson Building

Today, Winnipeg’s City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming the Administration Building (510 Main Street) the Susan A. Thompson Building.

Generous donors support recreation for Indigenous and refugee youth

UWinnipeg celebrates a generous gift of $70,000, thanks to fundraising efforts spearheaded by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Winnipeg entrepreneur Joe Bova. This money will allow a range of free recreation and wellness programming at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex for inner-city youth and children.

Sharing expertise with the broader community

A generous donation to The University of Winnipeg means more innovative research will be shared in the community for the benefit of many.

Wes Lee Coyote needs extreme makeover!

 Crowdfunding site launched to rejuvenate hardworking Wesmen mascot   WINNIPEG, MB – Being a university mascot for a big-time sports operation like the Wesmen Athletics program is a demanding job.  From Wesmen Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball, Wes Lee Coyote attends more than 50 games and events each year, dancing up a storm and …Read more >

Examining socially responsible and green investment options

Student-led initiative on divestment sparks collaborative campus approach Following months of campus consultations and an open examination of “divestment,” The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents this evening voted to adopt a collaborative approach to the issue. It noted that UWinnipeg is updating its Sustainability Policy and Institutional Sustainability Strategy to ensure that the institution …Read more >

Construction begins on new Leatherdale Hall

  A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate construction of Leatherdale Hall, a $ 4.75 million dollar addition to The University of Winnipeg’s Wesley Hall and the Collegiate high school on campus. A generous lead gift of $2.5 million in November 2015 from the late Dr. Douglas W. and Mrs. Louise Leatherdale has attracted …Read more >

Model School success — eight more students graduate

WINNIPEG, MB –Autumn Monkman and Kyla-Alexis Bailey will proudly receive high school diplomas this week and both 18 year-olds are continuing their studies in September at The University of Winnipeg. The Model School at The University of Winnipeg Convocation takes place Wednesday, May 11th at 7:30 pm in the Duckworth Centre.  Eight students are graduating …Read more >

Divestment Dialogue on campus

UWinnipeg is currently examining the issue of fossil fuel divestment as it pertains to both Foundation endowment and pension plan investments. Fossil fuel divestment is the removal of assets including stocks, bonds, and investment funds from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. In 2014, divestment at UWinnipeg was raised by the University of Winnipeg Students’ …Read more >

UWinnipeg students compete for ‘School of the Year’

A team from UWinnipeg will compete against 11 of Western Canada’s top business schools for the ‘School of the Year’ title at the annual prestigious Jeux du Commerce.