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Services for All Students


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

Upcoming Events

Day at the Muesum

Have you been to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights yet??!?
Meet at the ISS and let's all go together!!!! It's FREE!

Don't forget to bring your UPass (peggo) cards as we will all bus there together!

Day/Date: Wednesday, Oct 4th
Time: 4:45 pm**
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)**

**Please be on time as we will bus to the CMHR shortly after meeting up at ISS!

Cookies, Coffee, Conversation

Day/Date: Monday, Oct 9th
Time: 12:30 pm tp 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Do you want to practice
and improve your English?

Do you want to gain
confidence speaking in class?

Come and join us in this fun, interactive session for students!

This is a chance for you to gain confidence speaking English in a friendly place with other international students.

Open to all International Undergraduate and Graduate Students!

Pre-registration encouraged, but not required. Please email us to let us know you’re coming: iss@uwinnipeg.ca

How to survive a Manitoba winter

Day/Date: Monday, Oct 16th
Time: 12:30 pm tp 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Come join us for fun (and informative) session on how to survive this harsh Manitoba Winter!

Mike Bayer, a world renowned entertainer, magician and speaker, will be hosting the workshop... There will also be used/new clothes to give away!

Hot drinks and snacks will be provided!

Cookies, Coffee, Conversation

Day/Date: Monday, Oct 23rd
Time: 12:30 pm tp 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Do you want to practice
and improve your English?

Do you want to gain
confidence speaking in class?

Come and join us in this fun, interactive session for students!

This is a chance for you to gain confidence speaking English in a friendly place with other international students.

Open to all International Undergraduate and Graduate Students!

Pre-registration encouraged, but not required. Please email us to let us know you’re coming: iss@uwinnipeg.ca

Monthly Potluck - October

Day/Date: Wednesday, Oct 25th
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

ISS hosts monthly potlucks for students to have the opportunity to meet other international students and enjoy some delicious food!

What is a potluck? A potluck is a meal where everyone brings something to share! Bring your favorite food, or introduce your fellow international students to a dish from your home country!

******Bring a dish to share (even if it is just a packet of chips or pop or anything small)!!*****

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Day /Date: Tuesday, Oct 31st
Time: All day, anytime between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

The most exciting Fall event is just around the corner!!!

Drop by <<ANYTIME>> and carve a pumpkin for Halloween!
The most spooky looking pumpkin will get the prize!!

We"ll be having 20 pumpkins, so come with a friend and carve away!!!
(Working in pairs encouraged...)

International Cultural Day

Day/Date: Thursday, Nov 2nd
Time: 5:00 pm tp 8:30 pm
Location: Bulman Centre

EVENT OF THE YEAR

This will be an evening of performances, displays, and food celebrating the diverse cultures present on The University of Winnipeg campus.

You are cordially invited. Please come and bing all your friends as this is one evening that you wouldn't want to miss :)

Cookies, Coffee, Conversation

Day/Date: Monday, Nov 6th
Time: 12:30 pm tp 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Do you want to practice
and improve your English?

Do you want to gain
confidence speaking in class?

Come and join us in this fun, interactive session for students!

This is a chance for you to gain confidence speaking English in a friendly place with other international students.

Open to all International Undergraduate and Graduate Students!

Pre-registration encouraged, but not required. Please email us to let us know you’re coming: iss@uwinnipeg.ca 

Cookies, Coffee, Conversation

Day/Date: Monday, Nov 20th
Time: 12:30 pm tp 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Do you want to practice
and improve your English?

Do you want to gain
confidence speaking in class?

Come and join us in this fun, interactive session for students!

This is a chance for you to gain confidence speaking English in a friendly place with other international students.

Open to all International Undergraduate and Graduate Students!

Pre-registration encouraged, but not required. Please email us to let us know you’re coming: iss@uwinnipeg.ca 

Holiday Ornament Making

Day/Date: Wed, Nov 22nd AND Fri, Nov 24th
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

Join us over the lunch hour in the ISS to make your own Ornaments!
All supplies are provided! FREE!

Monthly Potluck - November

Day/Date: Wednesday, Nov 29th
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: ISS Lounge (475 Portage Ave)

ISS hosts monthly potlucks for students to have the opportunity to meet other international students and enjoy some delicious food!

What is a potluck? A potluck is a meal where everyone brings something to share! Bring your favorite food, or introduce your fellow international students to a dish from your home country!

******Bring a dish to share (even if it is just a packet of chips or pop or anything small)!!*****








For more information, please contact iss@uwinnipeg.ca or call 204.786.9469.