Manitoba Student Aid
The application is still open! Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for Fall 2022 term funding until Nov. 6.
The Webinar Wednesdays series is back this fall with valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg.
Staff from Student Services cover a wide variety of topics – see below – in weekly lunch-hour sessions (12:30 to 1:00 pm). And this year you get to choose whether to attend the sessions via Zoom or in-person!
Topics/Dates for Webinar Wednesdays - Fall Term 2022:
- To Drop or Not to Drop – Nov. 9
- Enhance your Resume - Become a Volunteer Note-taker with Accessibility Services – Nov. 16
- Finding a Balance: Using “Wise Mind” to Help You Thrive – Nov. 23
- Expand Your Career Potential with a Master’s Degree – Nov. 30
- Preparing for Winter Term – Dec. 7
Find out more and sign up here: www.uwinnipeg.ca/student-services/webinar-wednesdays.html.
Career Chats on Instagram
Drop in for Career Chats - live sessions on Instagram that feature advice from an employer or career-related expert. Hosted by the Academic and Career Services Dept., these live sessions take place every other Thursday at 11:00 am on UWinnipeg Instagram. Upcoming speakers:
- Nov. 10 at 11:00 am with Alisha Nickel from envision
- Nov. 24 at 11:00 am with Mekala Wickramasinghe from Graduate Studies at The University of Winnipeg.
Are you a UWinnipeg student who wants to explore the world? Studying in another country offers students the unique opportunity to attend another university for one or two terms, while retaining UWinnipeg student status. Find out more at an info session:
- In-person session - Nov 16, 12:30 pm, room 2M70
- Zoom session - Nov 23, 12:30 pm (contact Natalie Brennan at email@example.com for the Zoom link)
More info here: www.uwinnipeg.ca/study-abroad/information-sessions.html.
Ask an Advisor
Academic & Career Services hosts a live take-over of the @UWinnipeg Instagram account every second Thursday from 11:00-11:15 am CDT.
At each session a guest from the UWinnipeg community talks about a timely topic, event, or service offered at the University. Students can use the chat feature to ask questions in real time.
Upcoming topics: Thrive Week/Counselling Services – Nov. 17.
Can’t make it? No problem! The session is also viewable afterwards on IGTV.
Winter 2023 In-Course Awards
The online application for Winter 2023 In-Course Awards remains open until February 1, 2023. Students who missed the Fall Oct. 1 deadline and those registered in Winter term only are encouraged to apply.
For details: www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/apply-for-awards/index.html.
The 2022-23 Work-Study student application is currently open. Apply now to have the best choice of positions. Final deadline is Dec. 5. More info here: www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/work-study-program.html.
Graduate or Professional Studies Bursary
Students in their final year of an undergraduate degree program in the 2022-23 academic year who are applying for Graduate or Professional Studies starting in 2023-24 are eligible to apply for the “Graduate and Professional Studies Expenses Bursary.” Applications are open until March 31, 2023 or until funds are exhausted, so apply now!
More info here: www.uwinnipeg.ca/ awards/apply-for-awards/graduate-and-professional-studies-expenses-bursary.html.
Use the myVisit App
Need some help from staff 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 a student central staff member or an academic or career advisor. Appointments with advisors can also be booked through the website: www.myvisit.com.
Published in Volume 77, Number 08 of The Uniter (November 3, 2022)