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Upcoming Events


C2C Conference

Friday, October 20, 2017 | 9:00 PM

"C2C: Two-Spirit & Queer People of Colour: A Call to Conversation with LGBT & Allies" is a conference hosted by the University of Winnipeg (UW) in partnership with Two-Spirit People of Manitoba (http://www.twospiritmanitoba.ca/) and QTPOC Winnipeg...

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Past Events


Autumn Convocation 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 | 9:30 PM

All are welcome to attend. For more information please see the Convocation Website.

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State of University address

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 12:30 PM

The UWinnipeg community is invited to hear Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, deliver her annual address, which will include progress updates on the institution's strategic initiatives as well as reflections on our historic anniversary and the year ahead.

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Special Convocation Ceremony - Jane Goodall

Friday, September 29, 2017 | 12:30 PM

Please join Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, along with Chancellor Robert Silver, at a very special convocation ceremony for the conferring of an honorary degree upon renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. Note: Seating is limited. The ceremony will be webcast...

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Legacy Dinner

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 6:00 PM

Please join President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, Chancellor, Bob Silver, and Board of Regents Chair, Albina Moran on the occasion of The University of Winnipeg’s 50th anniversary celebration. At this very special event, we will honour our rich history of exceptional...

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“PARTY LIKE IT’S 1967” CHARTER DAY SOCIAL

Friday, September 15, 2017 | 4:00 PM

Join us for music, games, food, and fun at a 1960s-themed, Winnipeg-style social to help celebrate our Charter Day 50th anniversary! Dress like it’s 1967: prize for best retro outfit 1960s-era fun and games: Twister and more! Musical performance by Retro Rhythm Review Special musical...

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Homecoming 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 5:00 PM

Join us for The University of Winnipeg's 2017 Homecoming weekend! Homecoming 2017 will also celebrate UWinnipeg’s 50th anniversary as a University, having received its charter in 1967.  The celebration will feature tours, reunions, the Alumni Wine and Cheese Reception, and...

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Gallery 1C03 presents "SHARDS"

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 4:00 PM

In partnership with the Manitoba Craft Council, UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is pleased to host the group exhibition SHARDS: Contemporary artists in conversation with the ceramics of our forebearers. Curated by Jenny Western, SHARDS features the work of four Indigenous female artists...

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Virtuosi Concerts – The Montrose Trio

Saturday, September 9, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Virtuosi Concerts is proud to present its first concert of the 2017-18 concert season. The Montrose Trio features Jon Kimura Parker (piano), Martin Beaver (violin), and Clive Greensmith (cello). The programme consists of: Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 45 in E-flat major, Hob. XV: 29; Dmitri...

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Duckworth Great Rock Climb

Friday, September 8, 2017 | 12:30 PM

The 46th annual UWinnipeg Duckworth Great Rock Climb will be held on Friday, September 8 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm on the campus front lawn (Portage Commons). It is a tradition on our campus to conquer the rock at the beginning of classes each year. Teams of three compete, with a goal of racing...

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Great Tricycle Race

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | 12:30 PM

UWinnipeg faculty, staff, and students are invited to pedal their hearts out in the revival of a classic campus competition! Heats of five will compete in this test of balance, stamina, and childhood muscle memory — with a winner-moves-on tourney format. Show the world what you can...

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Convocation

Friday, June 16, 2017 | 9:30 AM

There are three ceremonies for Spring 2017 Convocation. Please visit the Convocation website for further details. The University of Winnipeg’s First Convocation for the conferring of Bachelor degrees in Arts, Science, Divinity and Theology was held on Sunday, May 26, 1968.  The...

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Convocation

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 2:30 PM

There are three ceremonies for Spring 2017 Convocation. Please visit the Convocation website for further details. The University of Winnipeg’s First Convocation for the conferring of Bachelor degrees in Arts, Science, Divinity and Theology was held on Sunday, May 26, 1968.  The...

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Convocation

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 9:30 AM

There are three ceremonies for Spring 2017 Convocation. Please visit the Convocation website for further details. The University of Winnipeg’s First Convocation for the conferring of Bachelor degrees in Arts, Science, Divinity and Theology was held on Sunday, May 26, 1968.  The...

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Axworthy Distinguished Lecture – Vandana Shiva

Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist and alter-globalization author. She trained as a physicist at the University of Punjab, and earned her PhD from the University of Western Ontario. Her work centers on issues of bioethics, biodiversity, intellectual property rights, and...

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Axworthy Distinguished Lecture – Edward Snowden

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM

Edward Snowden will join the CLASS Spring Insitute for a live conversation via web-link about mass surveillance and the role of universities as a critical public space for engaging the ethics of mass surveillance. His presentation is part of the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social...

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2017 CLASS Spring Institute Lectures

Monday, May 1, 2017 | 5:30 PM

The 2017 CLASS Spring Institute is designed to explore the relationship between the University and the Public Good. Speakers from around the world will help us consider the purpose of the university in general, and in particular draw our attention to the role of institutions of higher learning...

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The University and the Public Good

Monday, May 1, 2017 | 4:00 PM

May 1 to May 12 Dr. W. Rory Dickson, Assistant Professor, Religion and Culture This course is open to all UWinnipeg students as an upper-level seminar course: pre-requisite is 6 credit hours in Religion & Culture courses. The University of Winnipeg’s 50th Anniversary...

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Moving Images

Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 4:00 PM

Moving Images runs from January 12 - February 18, 2017 Opening reception: Thursday, January 12, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Conversation with Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Alison Gillmor: Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m.Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Andrew Burke: Monday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m.Panel...

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Moving Images - Opening reception

Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 4:00 PM

Moving Images runs from January 12 - February 18, 2017 Opening reception: Thursday, January 12, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Conversation with Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Alison Gillmor: Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m.Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Andrew Burke: Monday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m.Panel...

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