DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR INCOURSE AWARDS
The deadline for current students to apply online for in-course scholarships, bursaries and awards is Sun., Oct. 1.
The University of Winnipeg has hundreds of available awards for students from different backgrounds, departments and faculties. We encourage all students to apply, using the convenient online application.
Find out more here: uwinnipeg.ca/awards
MY INTERCULTURAL JOURNEY
The UWinnipeg Exchange Program is launching a new video, “My Intercultural Journey,” featuring three of our exchange alumni who studied in Denmark, Germany and Scotland.
Come join us for the video viewing, snacks and a Q&A session with the students. Everyone welcome!
The event will be on Mon., Oct. 2, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Leatherdale Hall Commons.
Join us for the annual in-person Volunteer Fair on Wed., Oct. 4, 2023 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Riddell Hall Atrium.
This event is an opportunity to meet with a variety of charities and non-profit organizations who are actively recruiting volunteers.
Volunteering is a great way to gain valuable experience and develop useful contacts; it’s also a way to try new things, have fun and give back!
ASK AN ADVISOR
This is your opportunity to find out more about different services at the University in live sessions on UWinnipeg Instagram. These are the topics for October:
• Thurs., Oct. 5 – Awards and Financial Services
• Thurs., Oct. 19 – Library
Hosted by Academic and Career Services, these “Ask an Advisor” sessions run every other Thursday at 11:00 am.
NEED A SPOT TO STORE YOUR STUFF? RENT A LOCKER!
Locker rentals are available in various locations. Find details and cost, along with an online form, here: uwinnipeg.ca/lockers
FALL READING WEEK
The University of Winnipeg’s annual Fall Term Reading Week will take place from Oct. 8 - 14. There will be no classes, except for Education students taking 4000-level certification courses who are required to attend class and practicum during this period. Please consult your course outline for more information. The University will be closed for Thanksgiving Day on Oct. 9.
The Money Talks series will resume in mid-October with more webinars related to student finances. Upcoming topics:
• Tues., Oct. 17 – Course load requirements for Manitoba Student Aid
• Tues., Oct. 24 – Work Study Program
• Tues., Oct. 31 – Financial Literacy
All talks are 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon via Zoom. To register, please visit: uwinnipeg.ca/awards
The Webinar Wednesdays series starts again after the fall reading week with a couple of popular topics:
• Wed., Oct. 18 - Test Anxiety
• Wed., Oct. 25 - Sleep Matters
All sessions will be held 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Pre-registration is required.
For more info, see: uwinnipeg.ca/webinar-wednesdays
UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Are you a UWinnipeg student who wants to study abroad and explore the world? Studying in another country offers students the unique opportunity to attend a university for one or two terms in another part of the world, while retaining UWinnipeg student status.
Published in Volume 78, Number 04 of The Uniter (September 28, 2023)