Campus briefs

Study Skills Workshops

Study Skills Workshops are designed to improve your learning skills and help you achieve your academic goals. Organized by Academic and Career Services, these workshops are FREE to all students.  Topics that will be covered include note-taking, using the Library, time management, and academic writing. 

The workshops for Winter Term 2021 will be delivered via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays until Feb. 3.   Pre-registration is required. Visit Study Skills Workshops for more information.

Grades

Grades for Fall Term classes are now posted on WebAdvisor. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, University of Winnipeg students may choose how their grades will affect their grade point average (GPA) calculation for the Fall 2020 term.  For details, please visit Final Grade Options.

Applications for graduation  

Applications for June graduation are now open for students who expect to complete all of their requirements by the end of April. The deadline to apply for graduation is Mon., Feb. 1.   Go to the “Student Planning/Registration” link on WebAdvisor. Click on the “Graduation” tab and apply to graduate.

Bursaries

Winter 2021 Bursaries will open mid-December 2020. Application deadline will be Feb. 1.

Need help getting connected to the financial supports you need and deserve to pay for your education? Visit the Awards website uwinnipeg.ca/awards to check out our various info pages, or Contact Us to find out the many ways you can connect with Awards and Financial Aid staff.

Graduate and Professional Studies Expenses Bursary is available for students in their final year of an undergraduate degree program in the 2020-21 academic year that are applying for Graduate or Professional Studies which begin in 2021-22. The application is open until funds have been exhausted.

Transit subsidy

A will be available to students who purchase a semester bus pass for the 2021 Winter term. Applications are available through our online award application system and will remain open until Feb. 1.

Webinar Wednesdays

In weekly sessions, Student Services staff will share valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at the University of Winnipeg. The next session is on Feb. 10. Visit Webinar Wednesdays for more information.

Reading week

Winter Term Reading Week is Feb. 14 to 20.

Fall/Winter term courses

The final day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter Term (U2020FW) class is Feb. 23. No refund is applicable. Courses are dropped through WebAdvisor using the “Student Planning/Registration” link.

Student Aid

The Canada Student Aid program is offering more loans and non-repayable forms of aid this year. If you have ever thought about applying, this would be the year to do so. You can still receive student aid for the September 2020 to April 2021 study period even as long as you apply before the end of February. Visit Student Aid for more information.

myVisit app

Need to see a Student Central representative or an Academic or Career Advisor? You can now queue for Zoom drop-in sessions with Student Central, and/or Academic & Career Services using myVisit!

Student Central has drop-in Zoom sessions where students can ask questions “in person” with a staff member.

The Zoom waiting room is enabled. One student will be admitted at a time. Students wait for their turn and need to present their UWinnipeg student card (or other photo ID) to talk about their account, the same as actual in-person interactions at SC.

To add yourself to the queue, please use the myVisit app available for Apple or Android phones. Turn off the location permission in the app. The SMS notification when it is your turn shortly will provide the Zoom info. Student can add themselves to the queue 10:00 am - 4:30 pm from Monday-Friday.

Thirty-minute Zoom appointments with Academic and Career Advisors can be booked through the myVisit app or via www.myVisit.com.

Published in Volume 75, Number 16 of The Uniter (January 27, 2021)

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