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Webinar Wednesdays

 

 

In hybrid virtual and in-person sessions, Student Services staff share some valuable strategies and tips to help you succeed at UWinnipeg. 

Below are the upcoming topics for Fall 2022.  All sessions are from 12:30 to 1:00 pm and you can choose to attend either via Zoom or in-person in Room 1Ri50 (1st floor, Rice Centre) - use the entrance at 473 Portage Avenue. 

Pre-registration for all sessions is required.  Use the Webinar Wednesday Online Registration Form to sign up now! 

In the meantime, join us for Study Skills workshops on Mondays and Wednesdays until October 3, 2022. Go to Study Skills Workshops.   

Seeking Academic Accommodations and Registering with Accessibility Services
October 5, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm 
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

What are Accessibility Services and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services?  What is offered to assist students with a disability or a health condition that requires academic accommodations?  Attend this session to find out the answers to these questions and how to register for services. 
     

The Work-Study Program: Earn and Learn on Campus
October 19, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

The Work-Study Program at UWinnipeg offers students a wide variety of paid part-time positions, all conveniently located on campus and with flexible hours that accommodate your school schedule.  Many of the positions also provide valuable work experience in your area of study.  Find out more about how you can earn and learn through the Work-Study Program!                                                              

How to Choose and Declare (or Change) Your Major 
October 26, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

Have you declared your major? Do you want to change your major? Would you like some tips on choosing a major? Join us to find out how to choose a major and the process to declare or change it. 

Travel the World:  Undergraduate Exchange Opportunities
November 2, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

The UWinnipeg Undergraduate Exchange Program offers the unique opportunity to attend a university for one or two terms in another part of the world, while retaining your UWinnipeg student status! Join us to find out where you can go, what you need to apply, and how you could get 30-90% of your exchange costs funded by the new Students Leading Students project from the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity program!

To Drop or Not to Drop
November 9, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

Deciding whether to continue on in a course that you have invested both time and money in can be a difficult decision.  Join our Academic and Student Success Advisors to get some tips and advice to help you make your decision.             

             
Enhance your resume - Become a Volunteer Note-Taker with Accessibility Services
November 16, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

This session will discuss the benefits of being a volunteer note taker and how to go about becoming one. Hint: it's easy to do since you are taking notes anyway, and you get a reference letter and a volunteer position to add to your resume!             

           
Finding a Balance:  Using "Wise Mind" to Help You Thrive
November 23, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

This session covers the three states of mind: Emotional Mind, Reasonable Mind, and Wise Mind. Sometimes you may find that your emotions are taking over and impacting your decisions and behaviours, and other times you may be guided only by logic and reason. Wise Mind is a balance of both feeling and thinking. Learn about Wise Mind, and how to access it, and how it can help you to manage stress, deal with challenging situations, and improve your overall well-being.

             
Expand Your Career Potential with a Master's Degree  
November 30, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

The Faculty of Graduate Studies at UWinnipeg will share how a Master’s degree can help you open the door to new career opportunities.  Our graduates get hired by governments, NGOs, and various private, public and non-profit organizations. There are some excellent internal and external funding opportunities for graduate students. Learn more about the 16 Master’s degrees offered at UWinnipeg, funding opportunities and how to apply.


Preparing for Winter Term
December 7, 2022, 12:30-1:00 pm
(Zoom or in-person Room 1Ri50 - enter 473 Portage Ave.)

Why should you review your registration in Winter Term courses? What do you do if you are on a waitlist? What do you do if you want to switch courses? What do synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid mean? How do you get a student card? These questions and more will be answered to help you feel confident and prepared to start Winter Term.