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University of Winnipeg

University of Winnipeg

Top reasons to study here

  • Our small class sizes, personal attention, affordable tuition, friendly community and central location are all geared to help you excel.
  • UWinnipeg offers unique research opportunities to undergraduates—many participate directly in research.
  • Students requiring additional English upgrading can apply through our Pathway program, with the opportunity to take university-level courses for credit


The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. The founding colleges were Manitoba College (1871), and Wesley College (1888), which merged to form United College in 1938.


UWinnipeg offers high-quality 3-year, 4-year, and honours degree programs at the undergraduate level recognized around the world. The University also offers graduate programs, the Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) Program, the English Language Program, The Collegiate which is our high school located on campus offering grades 9-12 Canadian high school curriculum, and UWinnipeg Pre-University Pathway Porgram for academically strong students under British curriculum who do not meet our undergraduate entrance requirements.


The University of Winnipeg is a campus full of innovative and diverse research programs. UWinnipeg is proud to support research centres and institutes such as Prairie Climate Centre, Oral History Centre, and the Center for Research in Cultural studies. The University hosts numerous Canada Research Chairs and other research chairs, leaders, and experts in all disciplines. 


Career Services offers a wide range of supports to students and recent graduates. Career Advisors at UWinnipeg are available to help students clarify their interests, evaluate options, and make career decisions. Through Career Services, students also have access to resources on occupation options, graduate schools, and pre-professional admission testing (MCAT, GMAT, etc.).

Student services

International Students Services at University of Winnipeg offers a variety of services — including orientation, socio-cultural events and a mentorship program — to international students.

Housing services

As a member of the University of Winnipeg residence community, you can expect a memorable and rewarding living, learning environment that encourages personal growth, mutual respect, and academic success. Living in residence connects you to the heart of student life on campus and the convenience of being minutes away from class.

 Living in residence places students at an academic advantage. The combination of designated study space, academic skills programming, scholastic role models, and peer study groups combine to create an environment conducive to academic acceleration.

Medical services

Renovated Duckworth Centre & new Health, Wellness and Healing Centre

  • Klinic Health Services is an on-campus clinic on the first floor of Duckworth Centre. It provides medical appointments, health information, and workshops to students, faculty, and staff.

  • Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre is the UWinnipeg gym located in Duckworth Centre. It features state-of-the-art cardio equipment, weight machines, and free weights.
  • The Faculty of Kinesiology and its academic and athletic programs are housed in Duckworth Centre.
  • Traditional and alternative healing services are also available.

Campus life

Enjoy the convenience of living in the heart of student life on campus and being only minutes away from class. Living on campus is a great way to make lasting friendships and excel in your studies. Explore our room options and meal plans to help you choose the best options for you! 

Sports facilities

  • Axworthy Health & RecPlex
  • Duckworth Centre
  • Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre

Student clubs

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is a student elected organization on campus representing over 10,000 students. UWSA provides services such as health plan, a student bus pass called U-Pass, an Info Booth providing printing and postal services, and a foodbank for students in need. The UWSA advocates for students and puts together various student events.


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