Campus briefs

Webinar Wednesdays

In weekly sessions, Student Services staff will continue to share valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at the University of Winnipeg. Sessions are held every Wednesday from 12:30-1:00 pm, via Zoom, and cover a wide variety of topics: 

  • Effective Job Search Strategies during a Pandemic (March 10)    
  • How to Calculate your GPA & Other Mysteries Solved (March 17)
  • Managing Final Paper & Exam Anxiety (March 24)
  • Ask Us Anything & Share Your Experience during COVID (March 31)

Sign up now for any or all of them! Advanced registration is required. For details and to register, please visit: Webinar Wednesdays

Spring Term registration

Students will receive their assigned registration start date/time for Spring Term 2021 in their University webmail account in early March. If you have not received your appointment time by March 8, please contact Student Central. Tiered registration will begin on March 18.  

The Spring Term begins on May 3, with courses scheduled to start/end on various dates throughout the term. Please visit Spring Term Registration Process for more information.

Winter Term

The final day to withdraw from a Winter Term class is March 16. No refund is applicable. Courses are dropped through WebAdvisor using the “Student Planning/Registration” link.

Lectures end for Winter Term courses on Apr. 6, except for courses with classes scheduled in lieu of Apr. 2 (Good Friday).  Those courses have a make-up day on Apr. 7.   

Good Friday

The University will be closed on Apr. 2 for Good Friday.

UWSA Student Conference/Travel Fund Award

Did you know the UWSA offers reimbursement to students who have paid to participate in academic conferences?

The UWSA Student Conference/Travel Award Fund is accepting applications until March 15, 2021 for students who participated/presented at academic conferences between April 1, 2020 and March 15, 2021. Costs related to registration as well as other costs may be reimbursed. Virtual conferences are also eligible. Find the online application here: https://uwinnipeg.academicworks.ca/opportunities/987

For any questions, contact the Awards & Financial Aid Office at awards@uwinnipeg.ca

Convocation Awards

Do you know a graduating student who combines good marks with community and/or campus involvement? Nominations (including self-nominations) are now open for 2020-21 Convocation Awards!  Graduates from October 2020, February 2021 and the upcoming convocation June 2021 are eligible for these awards, which are administered by the Awards and Financial Aid Office and selected by a committee. The deadline is Apr. 15.

Visit https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/awards-bursaries-and-scholarships/current-continuing.html 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! 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 20 of The Uniter (March 3, 2021)

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