Welcome International, Immigrant and Refugee Students

International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services (IIRSS) is your starting point and your ongoing support throughout your studies at The University of Winnipeg.

We are located on eighth floor of Rice Centre, 491 Portage Ave.
(Please see the Campus Map for directions)

Phone: 204.786.9469
Email: iirss@uwinnipeg.ca
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Click here for regular updates about COVID-19 as it pertains to your studies, including study permit processing, immigration and border restrictions, and quarantine requirements. 


For current students, IIRSS provides a wide range of services and hosts a variety of fun events and informative workshops throughout the year. 

If you are a prospective student, please contact Student Recruitment at welcome@uwinnipeg.ca

If you have applied for admission and have an admission inquiry, contact Admissions at intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca 

Join our Facebook group called 'International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services' to receive important updates, learn about academic and social opportunities, view photographs, and make contact with other UW students.

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