President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy
Located at the heart of Canada, The University of Winnipeg
is a compact, diverse, multicultural campus committed to academic excellence,
community engagement and social and
environmental sustainability. We are
home to just over 10,000 full and part-time students and are connected to a
growing network of over 40,000 alumni
across the globe.
of Winnipeg is
consistently recognized by both The Globe & Mail and Maclean's
value our small class sizes, our high quality of teaching, our campus diversity and our commitment to sustainable practices. As an undergraduate
university we offer bachelor
degrees in the Arts, Business
& Economics, Education, Kinesiology, Science and Theology
with over 400 courses in 40 subject areas. We also offer a suite of Graduate Programs, including a unique Masters
degree in Development Practice with a focus in Indigenous Development.
Our new Langside and Furby campus contains the state-of-the-art Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, a world-class centre for research and teaching, which accommodates up to 2,000 students daily. Next door, students from around the world live in the McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence and a new student-run UWSA daycare centre is one of the largest and finest in downtown Winnipeg.
Our new Buhler Centre,at one of Winnipeg's signature downtown corners, is home to the Faculty of Business and Economics and our adult-learning programs.
The creation of the popular Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre and the
refurbishment of Wesley Hall are
complete. The Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film is a new and vital part of our
university. We have finished work on the
Portage Commons and created the Spence Street
Promenade for University and community use.
Now, with generous support from the Province
of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg, we are building a $40 million UNITED Health
& RecPlex that will help alleviate the chronic shortage of indoor
recreational space in Winnipeg,
enhance the UWinnipeg student experience and offer inner city youth and
residents unsurpassed recreational opportunities. It will accommodate a
multitude of sports such as soccer, flag football and track and field, as well
as cultural and community events. A renovated Duckworth Centre will house a new
Health and Wellness Centre for campus and community use. Work is now underway on
this exciting addition to our city.