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12 month Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Decolonising Higher Education in Canada and South Africa

This exciting dual-site research project is a comparative study of student led/directed efforts to decolonise/Indigenise higher education in Canada and South Africa.  Sparked by the University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Course Requirement, and South Africa’s widespread #FeesMustFall protests, this project seeks to comparatively investigate ways students in higher education are narrating, resisting and challenging colonial legacies in their unique contexts.  This project explores ways that students are re-imagining and engaging with their own education to develop emergent spaces that challenge violence and insecurity related to colonial legacies.

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Contract Academic Staff Position: Practicum Coordinator

Global College is looking for a Practicum Coordinator with a graduate degree in a related field. Expertise in experiential education, experience in supervising practicum students, and familiarity with potential local and overseas placement organizations are considered assets.

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Undergraduate Research Assistant

The RA will be working on a project called “Generational Framings of Injustice: Student Protests Under and After Apartheid” studying student protests in South Africa. The RA will support research on this project – including logistical, administrative and academic tasks. There may be an opportunity for co‐authorship depending on the interests and expertise of the RA.

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Work-Study Program

The Work-Study Program provides on-campus part-time job opportunities for eligible full-time University of Winnipeg students. It offers you valuable life and work experience with flexible hours that work around your school schedule. Global College is hiring for two positions through the Work-Study Program. In order to apply for the positions listed below, please apply to the Work-Study program. More information about the program is available here.

To apply to the Work-Study Program, please fill out the application form, available here.


Global College Research Assistant

We are looking for an upper-year student with research experience (ideally including interviews and/or questionnaires) to conduct research on the history of Global College and the human rights program. We would like to gather qualitative and quantitative data about who are student are, why they chose U of W and human rights, and what careers and educational paths they chose afterwards. The data would be used to promote Global College and the human rights program, to recruit future students, to increase our alumni engagement and connection, possibly to develop an alumni-student mentorship program, and to use internally to track student recruitment trends and alumni paths. An expected output would be a report from which we could subsequently draw on relevant data, and integrate into promotional and other materials.

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Global College Events Assistant

The events assistant will help both the Office Coordinator and the Projects Manager with event coordination (ie. event planning, booking venues, making and posting promotional material, contacting caterers, day of event logistics, invoicing, etc).

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