Student services

Webinar Wednesdays

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:

  • 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:

Exchange Opportunities

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 protected] for the Zoom link)

More info here:

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. 24 at 11:00 am with Mekala Wickramasinghe from Graduate Studies at The University of Winnipeg

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:

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: graduate-and-professional-studies-expenses-bursary.html.

Use the myVisit App

Need some help from staff in Student Central, Campus Living, Academic & Career Services, and/or International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services (IIRSS)? Download the myVisit app today. The myVisit app enables students to add themselves to a virtual line for in-person, walk-in visits to Student Central and/or Campus Living. The app can also be used to book appointments for a Zoom, phone, or in-person meeting with an academic, career, or immigration advisor. Appointments with advisors can also be booked through the website:

Phone: 204.779.8946

Email: [email protected]

Published in Volume 77, Number 09 of The Uniter (November 10, 2022)

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