Links of Interest

University of Winnipeg Retirees Association (UWRA)

Taking Degree Credit Courses as a Senior Citizen   
Are you interested in learning about everything – science, history, philosophy, mathematics, etc. – just for fun? Or, have you always wanted to earn a degree? As a senior citizen, you can take degree credit courses for non-credit by auditing, or, you can take the courses for credit and earn a degree. Tuition is free either way. 

55 Plus Program
Stimulate your mind and remain an intellectually active, vital member of the community as you approach or enjoy retirement. From a study of film classics of the 1940s to current world events, the 55 Plus Program at the UW Division of Continuing Education (DCE) offers non-credit courses that deliver know how as diverse and interesting as the students who attend them.

"The Journal"
The Journal, The University of Winnipeg Alumni Magazine is produced for the alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of The University of Winnipeg by Alumni Affairs.  It is published twice annually, in spring/summer, and fall/winter.

"Inside AESES"
Inside AESES Newsletter, published five times a year by the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services, an independent organization (non-affiliated union).  AESES is committed to improving the working lives of its members through collective bargaining, contract administration, education and activities promoting collegiality and participation.

"UWFA News"
"UWFA News" comes out five times a year - in September, November, February, April and May. It has such regular features as: "around and about the neighbourhood" - on local restaurants, services and activities of interest; "faculty news" - about faculty awards, research and achievements; "up to date with UWFA" - on bargaining, milestones and actions; "executive reports"; "Peppa presents" - a humorous take on campus life; and of course, in-depth articles of current relevance and historical interest. 

The University of Winnipeg Foundation News and Publications
The University of Winnipeg Foundation is the fundraising arm of the University and its Collegiate.  A registered public foundation, the UWF publishes  Annual Reports, Campaign Newsletters, an annual Endowment Fund Report for fund holders, and various print materials in support of annual giving, current or endowed fund contributions, and planned giving. View publications online or visit the Foundation website for information, Campaign updates, and online giving options.

The University of Winnipeg Trusteed Pension Plan
The University of Winnipeg Trusteed Pension Plan includes information about the Pension Plan, its Trustees and a Newsletter which is published periodically to bring members of the Pension Plan and others up to date on the activities of the Trusteed Board and matters related to the Pension Plan.

The University of Manitoba Retirees Association
The University of Manitoba Retirees Association (UMRA) gained its official recognition by the University of Manitoba May 14, 2003.
UMRA is a founding member of the College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC) and its purpose is to act as a liaison between the U of M retirees and the University, to encourage and promote a spirit of collegiality among members of the association and organize and promote activities for its members, and to facilitate interaction with other retiree/senior organizations.

College and University Retiree Association of Canada
CURAC/ARUCC is the federation of retiree associations at colleges and universities across Canada.

Virtuosi Website
The University of Winnipeg Virtuosi website includes: concerts, a calendar of events, parking, subscription and brochure information for all retirees and interested members of the public as well.  Please check it out.

The University of Winnipeg Club (formerly the Faculty and Staff Club)
The University of Winnipeg Club is located on the quiet fourth floor of Wesley Hall at The University of Winnipeg. The Club serves as a common meeting place for the University community. University Club members are as diverse as the University community itself and the privilege of membership is also extended to accommodate anyone who is associated with The University including retirees. The Club is perfect for entertaining friends, family and colleagues.