Campus briefs


The next session “Academic Proficiency scholarships” (Nov. 21) will focus on the criteria to be eligible for the scholarships that are available for the students doing well in their academics, i.e. scoring a GPA above 4.0.

“End of term refunds” (Nov. 28) will be about the refund process, how it’s done and in which cases a student can request a refund through the Awards Office.

Money Talks are held Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom.

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


The Webinar Wednesdays series continues with “Wise Mind” (Nov. 15), which explores the state of mind that balances both thinking and feeling.

Learning how to access “Wise Mind” can help you manage stress, deal with challenging situations and improve overall well-being.

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

Pre-registration is required – go to


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

Upcoming topics:

• Experiential Learning (Thurs., Nov. 23)

• Preparing for the Career Fair (Thurs., Dec. 7)

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


This is your opportunity to find out more about different services at the University in live sessions on UWinnipeg Instagram. The next topic:

• Study Abroad (Nov. 30)

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


The Work-Study Program can help you meet your expenses during the academic year. The program offers valuable life and work experience with flexible hours that fit around your school schedule.

The deadline to apply to the program is Dec. 4, 2023.

If you are interested, please apply to the “Work-Study Program” program as soon as possible to have the best selection of positions.

Go to the Awards website:


The deadline is fast approaching to apply for exchange programs next summer in Demark and South Korea.

This is an ideal opportunity to study abroad, as funding is currently available through the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity Program that could cover 40% to 90% of the costs of your exchange.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2023. Find out more at


The Fall (December) Exam schedule is now available at

The evaluation period is from Dec. 7 – 20.


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:


Need help with your courses?

Tutoring services are offered by many academic departments, student services, as well as at the tutoring centres on campus.

For a list, please go to “Tutoring Services & Mentor Programs” on the advising website:

Published in Volume 78, Number 10 of The Uniter (November 16, 2023)

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