Campus briefs

Apply for 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.

Volunteer Fair

Join us for a virtual Volunteer Fair on Wed., Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteering is a great way to gain skills, build your network, and explore different fields. Students must pre-register to attend: Space is limited. The fair is organized by Volunteer Manitoba.

Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for Success!

Student Services staff share some valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg. They cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • To Drop or Not to Drop? That is the Question. (Nov. 3)
  • So What Can I Do with My Degree? (Nov. 10)
  • Applying Your Learning: Gaining Skills & Experience for Career Success (Nov. 17)
  • Seven Dimensions of Wellness (Nov. 24)

All sessions are from 12:30 to 1:00 pm on Zoom. For more information and to register online, please go to:

Student Success Workshop

Student Success is hosting a Student Success Workshop via Zoom on Tues, Nov. 9 from 12 to 12:50 p.m. Topics covered include:

  • creating a study plan
  • study skills
  • overcoming challenges
  • academic status questions
  • appeals

Registration in advance is recommended and will open soon here:

Dropping Courses

The last day to drop a U2021F class is Nov. 16. No refund is applicable.

Thrive Week

The annual Thrive Week will be held Nov. 22 – 26. Watch the student wellness website for info on events and activities, both virtual and in-person. In-Person Service Resumes for Some Departments in Student Services Some departments in Student Services are now open for in-person meetings. All offices are continuing to offer some remote meeting options. Please see this webpage for details about each department:

Use the myVisit App

Need some help from someone in Student Central and/or Academic & Career Services? Download the myVisit app today. The myVisit app enables students to add themselves to a virtual line for drop-in Zoom sessions at Student Central. The app can also be used to book appointments for a Zoom or in-person meeting with an academic or career advisor. Appointments with advisors can also be booked through the website:

Need a Spot to Store your Stuff? Rent a Locker!

Locker rentals have resumed on campus, with options now available in Manitoba, Centennial and Riddell Halls, as well as in Richardson College and the Asper Centre. Find more information on location and cost, along with an online form, here:

Phone: 204.779.8946


Published in Volume 76, Number 07 of The Uniter (October 28, 2021)

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