Although university procedures are complex and at times difficult to understand, students are not powerless against the system. In fact, the right to make appeals is a right many students do not know they have.
Whether you’re a basketball or volleyball fan, you can look forward to some exciting playoff action from both Wesmen teams starting Thursday, Feb. 25. The Wesmen women’s basketball team and the Wesmen men’s volleyball team will be working hard in the next week at playoff games in B.C. to bring glory back to the prairies.
Last fall, McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence became the new home for 159 students and community members. The building – whose primary donors are University of Winnipeg alumnus and CEO of Great-West Life, Ray McFeetors – has dorm rooms to accommodate 172 students, as well as 25 apartments for community members and their families.
U of W staffer wins award for community service; U of W grad studies joins national networks; Undergrads get paid; Open house Wednesday, Feb. 17; Class Ace V helps students
Students may have noticed that they have to log in to access the University of Winnipeg student Internet network. This is new Cisco Systems technology and is just a small taste of the outcome of a multimillion-dollar deal between Cisco, the U of W and the provincial and federal governments.
The Aboriginal Students Council (ASC) is hard at work fundraising for its eighth annual Spring Pow wow to be held on Friday, Mar. 12. Although their request to the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association for additional funding for the event was denied, Pow wow co-ordinator Courtney Berthelette expects to be able to meet the costs of the event.
The University of Winnipeg is looking to increase revenues and reduce operating budget costs over the next 40 years to pay back an $8.8 million provincial government loan.
If you weren’t at the Duckworth Centre this past Friday, Feb. 5, you missed some great games.
The Wesmen Women’s Volleyball Team headed off against the Manitoba Bisons on Feb. 3, both teams looking for the win to get the playoff spot.
The 2ndplace Regina Cougars men’s basketball team beat out the Wesmen team this past Friday, Feb. 5. Despite the setbacks the Wesmen have encountered this year of losses, they put up an incredible battle and made Regina fight for their victory.
After 10 years of planning, the University of Winnipeg is introducing Manitoba’s first Interdisciplinary Bachelor’s in Disability Studies degree program. The program, which is expected to begin accepting students in the fall term of 2010, will be a joint venture with Red River College (RRC).
Between fighting off the back-to-school blahs and struggling to stay on top of readings, all university students know that January can be a challenging month. But for those grappling with graduate school applications on top of their studies, things can be even tougher.
Grant supports U of W’s Eco-Kids program; CKUW’s FUNdraiser; Business icons donate $4 million to U of W; What do you think of your school?; Women & Justice theme to social justice fair
Friday night, Jan. 29 at the Duckworth Centre the University of Winnipeg Women’s Wesmen Basketball team played a tight game against the University of Lethbridge Horns.
Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball action kicked off Friday, Jan. 29 in British Columbia at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The Clan and Wesmen headed off in a panic room of five sets. Sonia Rossy and Ariel Smith of the Wesmen led their team with a combined 30 kills, while SFU’s Colleen Douville and KJ Fridfinnson added their combined 25 kills.
When the Wesmen Men’s Volleyball squad announced last March that Matt Schriemer had committed to the team, head coach Larry McKay had high hopes for their new recruit for the 2009-2010 season.
Veteran coach and University of Winnipeg graduate Grant Richter has taken over as interim head coach for U of W Wesmen men’s basketball team.
Concerned citizens waved banners and flags at an anti-prorogation rally that took place on Saturday, Jan. 23.
Best-selling author and University of Winnipeg alumnus David Bergen is offering his expertise to aspiring young writers. At the beginning of January, Bergen became U of W’s fifth Carol Shields Writer in Residence.
The Snowboard and Ski Students’ Association (SSA) at the University of Winnipeg is currently trying to shovel their way out of a $10,000 debt owed to the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).