The University of Winnipeg Global College promotes human rights abroad, however, former employees say treatment of its local staff leaves something to be desired.
Collegiate students in national writing contest; Saudi prof at U of W to study children’s texts; Wesmen end season with a pair of losses in Calgary; Anthropologist on campus for environmental lectures
A new University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) budget policy involving ongoing budget consultation meetings is intended to ensure equal input from students across the board, but critics of the policy remain skeptical.
On Jan. 15, two LCD projectors valued at approximately $3,000 each were stolen from a lecture hall at the University of Winnipeg.
Colin Smith has volunteered at CKUW 95.9 FM for six years and loves a job most people would try to avoid: he spends many of his hours cataloguing music.
When Zem Dyck began attending classes at the University of Winnipeg in the fall of 2010, she had already been diagnosed with depression and anxiety issues, but she did not realize how hard that year would be for her.
University reaffirms sustainability commitment; UWSA launching campus community art project; Lights, camera… submissions!; Wesmen throw garage sale; Athletic Scholarship fund
Inaugural Winnipeg Police Service scholarship awarded; UWSA/Wesmen Athletics hold Student Group basketball tournament; Starbucks and Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub now open; UWSA Day of Action slated for Feb. 1; UWSA budget consultations wrap up
Supporters of the Canadian Federation of Students National Day of Action are preparing to march to the legislative grounds on Feb. 1 to demand lower tuition fees, more government funding and removal of interest from Manitoba Student Loans.
On Jan. 1, Professor Herbert Enns began work as the first director of the University of Winnipeg’s Cisco Innovation Centre for Collaborative Technologies.
At the University of Winnipeg, independent film reaches audiences in a way that is unique in Manitoba.
James Wilson, commissioner of the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, has been involved in indigenous-based advisory boards and circles before, but says the university’s new Indigenous Advisory Circle is the first one he’s seen in an academic setting.
The union for the University of Winnipeg’s teaching assistants, lab demonstrators, markers and tutors is preparing for its first collective bargaining agreement.
Trying to balance a university workload with the other parts of a student’s life can be difficult at the best of times. Since the last batch of students involved in the English Students Association (ESA) graduated a few years ago, no one else has had time to keep it going.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association executive committee has been active this year, organizing activities and new project initiatives, and finalizing some long-term projects.
Halfway through the season, Wesmen teams of different courts agree on one thing: they need to be more consistent.
Compensation mulled for Brandon U students; Krykewich named coach of the year; North West CEO awarded Duff Roblin Award; UW to play host for elite wrestling camp
“Being a philosopher is a lot like being in the NHL,” quips Joseph Heath, public intellectual and philosophy professor at the University of Toronto. “You just can’t believe you’re getting paid so much for such a fantastic job.”
The West wanted in. They got in. And they kicked some ass.
On Nov. 8, The Uniter interviewed former Liberal leader and key contributor in the 2008 coalition crisis, Stephane Dion, after he spoke about democratic reform at the University of Winnipeg’s Convocation Hall.