Campus Briefs

Add/drop period

The Winter Term (U2020W) Add/Drop Period is Jan. 6 to 19. The last day to drop a U2020W course and not be charged the fees is Jan. 19. Students who drop a U2020W course Jan. 20-22 and onwards are still responsible for paying all of the course fees.

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.  

The workshops for Winter Term 2021 will be delivered via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays, from Jan. 18 to Feb. 3. Pre-registration is required. Please see: Study Skills Workshops

International exchange opportunities 

Looking for exciting, international experience?  Participate in a UWinnipeg Exchange Opportunity! The next information session is on Jan. 20 at 12:30 p.m. Complete this form if you would like to attend:  Exchange Information Session. Application deadline for Fall and Winter 2021-2022:  Feb. 15.

This year, we are looking for students who are interested in becoming UWinnipeg Intercultural Mentors! In this role, students will document their exchange journey via a series of vlogs, culminating in a professional video. The position comes with a $4,000 stipend, to be used towards your exchange! Applications are via video entry – please see the Exchange website for full details: Exchange Opportunities

Tuition fees

U2020W fees are due Jan. 22. How do I pay my fees if Student Central is not open for in-person payments?

Tuition payments can be made using the bill payment feature on your financial institution’s website.

  1. Log on to your bank’s website
  2. Add The University of Winnipeg – Tuition as a bill payee
  3. Use your seven-digit student number as the account number

Webinar Wednesdays 

In weekly sessions, Student Services staff will continue to share valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg.  Details on the Winter 2021 sessions will be available soon on this page:  Webinar Wednesdays

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. You can still receive student aid for the September 2020 to April 2021 study period even as long as you apply before or in February. Go to Student Aid


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 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 $78 subsidy 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.        

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! To add yourself to the queue, 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 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 as well.

Published in Volume 75, Number 13 of The Uniter (January 7, 2021)

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