Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation Information

The University of Winnipeg Graduate Student Orientation was held on August 30, 2018 and provided graduate students with an overview of the support services available to them during their studies with The University of Winnipeg. Individual graduate program may also hold their own orientation sessions and students should enquire with their supervisor/advisor or graduate program chair about information relevant to their program. Students who were unable to attend the general orientation, may find the following information useful.

2018 Graduate Student Orientation

2018 Graduate Student Information Package

Library Orientation Video


  • Sign up for workshops well in advance! Workshops will generally have a maximum capacity of 25 (and there are 400 grad students). Students are welcome to drop-in on the day of the workshop without prior registration, but to guarantee your spot email Allison Norris at Students should provide 48 hours notice for cancellation.
  • See the Opportunities for Students page for information on Mitacs training.

  • Be sure to like the University of Winnipeg Graduate Studies Facebook page! We post more events, job opportunities, and important information. you can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

  • If there's one link all students should have bookmarked it's the Helpful Links under the Current Student tab!


  • Only International Graduate Students are automatically registered for the UWSA Health Care Plan. Domestic Graduate Students must opt into the health care plan. Also be sure that you have the right coverage (single or family). More information can be found Health Plan Office's web page.