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  • Women, Trans and Non-Binary Students' Director

    December 12th, 2018

    WE NEED YOUR INPUT!

    We’re looking for suggestion for alternative titles for the Status of Women Director. These are directors who represent you, UWinnipeg students, on the UWSA’s Board and your input is crucial to decision-making.

    Let us know what you would like the changed title to by filling up this form:  https://goo.gl/forms/iVy8mIBM69mGAiIq1

     

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  • We're Hiring a Chief Elections Commissioner!

    December 11th, 2018

    Want to get involved with the UWSA? We’re hiring a Chief Elections Commissioner!

    Apply online before January 7!

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  • A Students' Guide to Academic Misconduct Procedures

    December 4th, 2018

    Being suspected of academic misconduct is serious and stressful. The UWSA’s VP Student Affairs is familiar with the policy and procedures regarding how to appeal an academic misconduct claim. The VPSA is available to help support, guide, and represent students during all levels of the process. If you’ve been accused of Academic Misconduct, visit this webpage to learn more or pick up one of these helpful guides from the UWSA Offices and at places like the UWinnipeg Library and University departments.

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  • Memorial display and Artwork Talk for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    December 3rd, 2018

    Join UWSA Women Trans Spectrum Centre and Gallery 1C03 for a memorial display and artwork talk for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
    Monday, December 3, 2018
    Display: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Talk: 11:00 am
    Riddell Hall Atrium, University of Winnipeg

    On December 6, 1989, 14 women were killed at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal in a brutal act of misogyny. Soon after, artist, writer and activist Lin Gibson created “Murdered by Misogyny: Forever”, a multi-site installation of 14 plaques that were displayed across Winnipeg — each prominently stating the name of one of the women killed — to memorialize these women and to draw attention to gender-based violence. One of the 14 plaques, honouring Nathalie Croteau, was acquired jointly by the University of Winnipeg Students Association ((UWSA) and the University of Winnipeg. This plaque has been displayed on the west wall of Gallery 1C03 since 1990.

    This year, on December 3, the UWSA’s Women-Trans Spectrum Centre and Gallery 1C03 are partnering to present a memorial event in conjunction with the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. WTSC will present a display honouring these 14 women in front of Riddell Hall from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and Gallery 1C03’s Curatorial Intern Breanna Waterman will present a brief talk about Lin Gibson’s installation “Murdered by Misogyny: Forever” at 11:00 am. All are welcome to attend.

    For further information, please contact Gallery 1C03 Director/Curator Jennifer Gibson at j.gibson@uwinnipeg.ca or the UWSA Women-Trans Spectrum Centre at wtsc@theuwsa.ca.

    RSVP on Facebook here!

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