Campus Briefs

Current Award Opportunities

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. The application is open until funds have been exhausted. To apply, 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. To apply, visit:  Work Study Program

Student Aid

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

Need help getting connected to the financial supports you need to pay for your education? Visit the Awards and Financial Aid website for more information.

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.

Waitlists for Winter Term

Don’t lose out on a seat in a waitlisted course!  Remember to check your University Webmail  -- every day, Monday to Friday -- for permission to register.              

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.


The examination period is Dec. 10-23. Please check the online exam schedule now: Exam Schedules

Letter of Permission

Are you planning to take a course at another accredited institution in Winter Term 2020? If you would like to receive credit, please complete a Letter of Permission Application Form by Nov. 15. For more information and the application form, go to: Letter of Permission

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. All sessions are from 12:30-1:00 pm. Advanced registration is required. Sign up at

Upcoming topics:

  • 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)

Social Media

To stay on top of the latest news and events in Student Services, follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.   

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

UWinnipegISS (International, Immigrant & Refugee Student Services)
uofwacademicadvising (Academic & Career Services)
UWCareerServices (Career Services)
UWinnipegExchangeProgram (UWinnipeg Exchange Program)

@UWAcadAdvising (Academic & Career Services)

Published in Volume 75, Number 09 of The Uniter (November 12, 2020)

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