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Global College has moved!
The Global College has moved to 520 Portage Avenue effective Wednesday, August 15th.
The Global College reception is located on the first floor and all other staff offices are located on the second floor. Students of the Human Rights and Global Studies program now have access to the Menno Simons Student Lounge located on the second floor.
All office phone numbers as well as our mailing address remain the same. If you have any questions, please call us at 204-988-7105 or email us at email@example.com
New course available for Winter
HRGS-2650 Outrage to Action: Human Rights Advocacy
This course provides knowledge and strategies for addressing human
rights topics. Through the class sessions and activist assignments participants
build awareness, confidence and acquire the tools to effectively engage in human
rights campaigns. This course will link participants to local, national and
international social justice and human rights organizations working on related
issues. Students will be joined by participants from the general public at four
of the five sessions. Possible topics include: An Introduction to Activism,
Women's Rights, Aboriginal Rights, and Business and Human Rights. This course is offered Thursdays from 6-9pm in classroom 1MS25 in the Winter term. For more information about other courses offered by the Global College, please visit WebAdvisor.
What is Global College?
The University of Winnipeg Global College fosters global citizenship and engagement in human rights through interdisciplinary teaching, research, dialogue, and action in local and global communities.
Global College provides students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and community leaders with ways to interact on their diverse perspectives about global citizenship, human rights, and other issues affecting local and global communities.
Global College is an interdisciplinary collaboration in UWinnipeg that houses two academic programs:
- BA in Human Rights & Global Studies
- MA in Peace and Conflict Studies (Joint program with the University of Manitoba)
Global College hosts seven research and public education institutes:
- Institute for Health & Human Potential
- Institute for Human Rights & Global Studies
- Institute for Literacy, Diversity & Identity
- Institute for Political and Cultural Studies of the Americas
- Institute for International Women’s Rights
- The Ridd Institute for Religion and Global Policy
- Institute for War Affected People
Global College is a doorway to the community and the world. Each year we partner with community groups and NGOs to host or co-sponsor dozens of special lectures, conferences, workshops, or advocacy initiatives related to our mandate.
For a fuller description of Global College activities, see the 2011-2012 Global College Annual Report.
For more information on Global College events email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, explore this website for events and for relevant links, sign up for our weekly newsletter, or give us a call at 204.988.7105.
Welcome to our world of learning and action!