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Parents and Families


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Choosing the right university is a big decision for both students and their families.

The University of Winnipeg is well-known for academic excellence, small class sizes, environmental commitment, campus diversity, Indigenous scholarship, and support of cultural arts. It's also one of the most affordable universities in Canada.

Below are links to some key sections of the University website that will provide you with the information you need to support your student during their university career:

Future student website – Start here!  Discover our programs and what makes The University of Winnipeg a good fit for your student.

Events – Learn more about us!  Sign up for a virtual event or an online presentation. Your student may also want to chat online with our student ambassadors or ask us questions – see Contact Us

How to Apply – Here is what your student needs to know to apply online for admission. 

Paying For University – This site covers tuition and fees, as well as how/when to pay.  Here is information related to Enrolment Confirmation for RESPs.  Your student may also be eligible for awards, scholarships, bursaries, or Student Aid.  Go to Awards and Financial Aid

Orientation –  Participate in an orientation session with your student.  Sessions are held before the start of each term.  Advance registration is required. 

Student Services –  The University of Winnipeg offers many supports and resources – from academic advising and counselling to mentorship and tutoring. 

Convocation – It’s a big day!  Find all the details here.