Campus Briefs

Wanted: performers for international cultural day

We are looking for students who are interested in performing or creating a cultural display for their country for International Cultural Day (Nov. 17). Performances could include dancing, singing, music, or other cultural talent.

Presented by International Immigrant & Refugee Student Services (IIRSS), this annual event celebrates the diversity of students on campus.

Please email right away if you would like to be part of the show!

Money Talks

The Money Talks series continues on Tuesdays at 11:00 –11:30 a.m. via Zoom with these sessions:

• Adding or dropping a course – How does this impact your Manitoba Student Aid? (Nov. 7)

• Budgeting Strategies (Nov.14)

Pre-registration is required for all sessions – go to the Awards website:

Webinar Wednesdays

The Webinar Wednesdays series starts again after the fall reading week with a wide range of topics:

• To Drop or Not to Drop (Wed., Nov. 8)

• Wise Mind (Wed., Nov. 15)

All sessions will be held 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Pre-registration is required.

For more info, see:

Career chats on instagram

Career Chats are live sessions on Instagram that feature advice from an employer or career-related expert.

• UWinnipeg Human Resources Office (Thurs., Nov. 9)

• Experiential Learning (Thurs., Nov. 23)

Hosted by Career Services, these live sessions take place every other Thursday at 11:00 a.m. on UWinnipeg Instagram.

Final withdrawal date

The final date to withdraw without academic penalty from a course that began in September 2023 and ends in December 2023 is Mon., Nov. 13.

For information and instructions, please see “Course Drops” on the registration website:

Thrive week

Thrive Week (Nov. 13-17) will feature a full slate of events and activities to help our campus community thrive throughout the academic year.

To learn more, go to “Thrive Week” on the Student Wellness website:

The Wellness Hub

Check out the Wellness Hub, a digital platform on the UWinnipeg website, with links to:

• crisis and counselling services

• informational websites about mental health

• tools to track how you are feeling and learn coping skills

• connections to specialized resources

You choose which links to access each time you enter the Wellness Hub.

Visit the hub any time:

Fall exam schedule

The Fall (December) Exam schedule is now available at

Work-study program

The Work-Study Program offers employment opportunities on campus to eligible UWinnipeg students.

First, you apply to the program; then if you are accepted, you can apply for any of the parttime positions in a wide variety of departments on campus.

Apply now! Go to “Work-Study Program” on the awards website:

Published in Volume 78, Number 08 of The Uniter (November 2, 2023)

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