Campus Briefs

Awards and Financial Aid 

More information on the opportunities listed below is available at

Current Award Opportunities
A $78 UWSA Transit Subsidy is available to students who purchase a semester bus pass for the 2020 Fall term. Applications are available through our online award application system and will remain open until Oct. 31. More information is available here: Applications for the UWSA transit subsidy program

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. To obtain the application form, visit:  In-Course Awards (current students).

The 2020-21 Work-Study Program is accepting student applications until Fri., Dec. 4.  The position listing is now available online. More positions will be available to those that apply early. To obtain the application form and check out the position listing, go to:  Work Study Program

Student Aid
The Canada Student Aid program is offering more loans and non-repayable forms of aid (grants) this year. If you have ever thought about applying, this would be the year to do so. For more information, check out Government Student Aid.

Need help getting connected to the financial supports you need and deserve to pay for your education? Visit the website, or contact Student Services to find out the many ways you can connect with Awards and Financial Aid staff.

Student Central 

Dropping Courses

The last day to drop a U2020F class is Nov. 17. No refund is applicable.
The final day to withdraw from a U2020FW class for 50% refund of the base tuition, UWSA, and UWSA Building Fund fees is Dec. 3. No refund is applicable from Dec. 4 to Feb. 23.

Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Fees for U2020F and U2020FW were due Sep. 22. Please contact Student Central (via Zoom – see myVisit App info below) immediately to discuss if you have not paid your fees yet.   

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 SC 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 enqueue yourself, please use the myVisit app (by Q-nomy) 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 enqueue themselves 1:00-4:00 pm from Monday-Friday.

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

Student Records 

February Graduation

Finishing your last courses in December? Interested in graduating in February? The final date to apply to graduate in February (in absentia) is Nov. 1.

To apply for graduation, go to the “Student Planning/Registration” link on WebAdvisor. Click on the “Graduation” tab and complete the form.

Student Services 

Webinar Wednesdays

In weekly half-hour sessions, Student Services staff will share valuable strategies and tips to help you settle in and succeed at UWinnipeg. 

Upcoming topics for the series:

  • Accommodations for Students with Disabilities or Medical Conditions (Nov. 4)
  • Final Drop Date and End of Term Tips (Nov. 18) 
  • Meditation for Grounding and Relaxation (Nov. 25)
  • Exploring Career Options and Gaining Relevant Experience During your Studies (Dec.  2)
  • Preparing for Winter Term (Dec. 9)

All sessions are from 12:30-1:00 pm. 

Advanced registration is required. Sign up at

Social Media

To stay on top of the latest news and events in Student Services, follow us on Instagram or Twitter or join our Facebook groups.   

@UWinnipegRecruit (Student Recruitment)
@AcademicAdvisingUWinnipeg (Academic & Career Services)
@UWpgWellnessCentre (Wellness Centre) 

UWinnipegISS (International, Immigrant & Refugee Student Services)
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@UWAcadAdvising (Academic & Career Services)

Published in Volume 75, Number 07 of The Uniter (October 29, 2020)

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