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  • Divest UW Launch Week #divestUW

    January 28th, 2015

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    Students across Canada and around the world are taking action on climate change by demanding their Universities withdraw all investments in fossil fuel companies that are pushing us towards the point of climate catastrophe. At the University of Winnipeg, we’re calling on the UW Foundation to begin divesting (the opposite of investing) from fossil fuel companies.

    Schedule:

    January 28
    12:30-2:00pm, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
    Divestment 101″ film screening of 350.org’s “Do the Math” followed by Q & A

    January 29
    12:30-1:30pm, The Hive
    “Building a Post-Fossil Fuel Economy” workshop with Transition Winnipeg

    January 30
    12:30-1:30pm, The HIVE
    “Lunch and Learn” film screening of David Suzuki’s “Tipping Point: The Age of the Oil Sands” and free pizza

    Join the Facebook event here! 

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  • Special General Meeting

    January 26th, 2015

    We are having a Special General Meeting on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. in The Hive, and we would love to see you there!

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  • The Health Plan desk has a new home come Monday!

    January 23rd, 2015

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    Denae, the Health Plan Coordinator is moving a little closer to us! Her office will now be in the Bulman Students’ Centre (right next to ours!).

    If you have any questions regarding the Health Plan, you can drop by her new office starting Monday or shoot her an email at health@theuwsa.

    And while you’re down there, might as well stop by and say hi to us!

     

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  • Arts Fair

    January 21st, 2015

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    You can get involved with Arts Fair by entering their poster competition!

    The Arts Fair Committee invites students to participate in the first Arts Fair Poster Competition to help showcase the exceptional work in the humanities and social sciences.

    Read more about the competition and Arts Fair here: PosterComp

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The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association democratically unites the students of the University of Winnipeg in order to advance student interests. Our efforts include promoting the exchange of ideas and information among students, and within the greater University community. In aid of this, we support and encourage the development of student groups and societies on campus. As well as promoting communication within the University, the UWSA advocates on behalf of students to administrative bodies.

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