IIRSS hosts a number of fun events and informational workshops throughout the year. If you have an idea for a potential IIRSS event for International Students? Contact us at and let us know your idea!

Events and Webinars


Career and Work Prep Series for International Students

Looking to better understand how to gain employment after graduation? Not sure about what a resume and cover letter should look like? Nervous for a job interview?

This June, University of Winnipeg Academic and Career Services will be hosting a comprehensive series of in-person sessions to help get you started on your work and/or career pathway!

Prior registration is required (free for UW students) 

Click here to register for each session you want to attend

Where: Enter the Rice Building at the 489 Portage Avenue and check in with Reception.

When: Please look below for each session date and topic. 

#1 - University, Work, Life: Balancing it all
Date: June 6, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#2 - Job Search & Work Experience Opportunities
Date: June 7, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#3 - Identifying Trustworthy Job Postings
Date: June 13, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#4 - Effective Networking Techniques
Date: June 14, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#5 - Creating Your Best Resume
Date: June 20, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#6 - Constructing a Compelling Cover Letter
Date: June 21, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#7 - Tips for a Successful Interview
Date: June 27, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm

#8 - Understanding Workplace Culture & Employment Standards
Date: June 28, 2022 - 12:00-12:45 pm


Academic Advising Virtual Drop-ins

International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services (IIRSS) is now offering virtual drop-in sessions where students can speak with an Academic Advisor one-on-one for short (10-minute) meetings. The Zoom waiting room will be enabled. One student will be admitted at a time. (Zoom details are emailed weekly.)

When: Students are emailed each week with our drop-in availability. Email for any questions about these sessions.


Library Research Support

Students can book an appointment if they would like assistsance conducting research for their classes by emailing

In this video, Librarian Michael Dudley explains how to use the Library catalogue and databases to find resources related to the study of English Literature; but it also includes general information about Library resources and services that you may find useful for other topics of research.

Next Steps for International Students (NSIS) Webinar

Are you a newly Admitted student, planning on starting your studies in the Fall Term (September 2022)? International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services (IIRSS) will be hosting a series of "Next Steps for International Students" webinars to help new students understand how to get started for the Fall 2022 Term. 

Zoom details for these sessions will be emailed to students before each session. Contact if you did not receive this link.

At an NSIS session you will:

-review university terminology and important dates

-find out about degree requirements and how to select courses

-learn how and when to register

-view a live demonstration of WebAdvisor/Student Planning

-see how to search for textbooks 

-understand how to access services and resources at the university

-have an opportunity to ask questions about Academic Advising and other topics

Webinar dates (you only need to attend one, but are welcome to attend multiple times):

June 23rd 9:00 am - 10:30 am

July 7th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

July 21st 9:00 am - 10:30 am