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  • Book your Grad Photo session with Lifetouch!

    January 15th, 2020

    Click here to schedule your session!

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  • Late in the Library Survey!

    January 14th, 2020

    The University of Winnipeg is gathering feedback on extended hours for Late in the Library. Answer this quick, 1 question survey to help us decide Late in the Library hours!

    Click here: http://uwinnipeg.libsurveys.com/late-night-survey

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  • A Message of Solidarity for Iranian Students on Campus

    January 10th, 2020

    We are deeply saddened to hear about the lives lost in the crash of Ukranian International Airlines flight PS752, flying from Tehran, Iran to Kyiv, Ukraine on January 7, 2020. Amongst the 176 victims, eight were Iranian-Canadian living in Manitoba.

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) would like to offer deepest condolences to everyone who lost loved ones in this tragedy. A list of passengers is available here: Flight PS752 passenger list.

    We encourage students affected by this to use the wellness resources found on campus and in the community. Counselling services are available to all UWinnipeg students free-of-charge at the Student Wellness Centre.

    For assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please contact these community resources:

    • Klinic Crisis Line | 204.786.8686
    • Klinic Sexual Assault Line | 204.786.8631
    • Manitoba Suicide Phone Line | 1.877.435.7170
    • Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Mobile Crisis Services | 204.940.1781
    • Crisis Response Centre | 817 Bannatyne Ave.

    Due to increased racialized tensions in the community, we would also like to bring awareness to Muslim students’ rights on campus. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has also issued a ‘Know your Rights’ guide which you can download here. Some of their recommendations are listed below.

    If you are approached by CSIS:

    1. You are not obliged to meet with CSIS unless you are a foreign national and an immigration officer has asked you to meet with them.
    2. If you choose to meet with CSIS, the NCCM recommends that you have a lawyer present.

    If you encounter police on campus, please note that:

    1. If stopped by police or security on campus, you have a right to ask why you’re being stopped.
    2. You are not obliged to answer any questions if you’re stopped by police.
    3. If you are being arrested, you don’t have to answer any questions and have the right to request a lawyer.
    4. You have the right to request the name and employee identification number (or badge number) of the police and security staff involved.

    For assistance, please contact NCCM’s Education and Outreach Coordinator, Aasiyah Khan at akhan@nccm.ca.

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  • Snowed In 2020!

    January 6th, 2020

    Get Snowed In with the UWSA for its annual winter back-to-school celebration!

    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/588055731952431/

    Dates: Jan 7- 10 | 9 AM – 3PM

    Location: Bulman Student Centre

    Evening events at the Cinematheque and Duckworth Centre.

    Programming includes free cereal, coffee and throwback TV on the big screen in the mornings, free soup during lunch hour, and colouring, crafts, and games all day. Please visit theuwsa.ca/snowedin for the full schedule.

    The event is free for students, staff, and faculty. Please email events@theuwsa.ca for accessibility requests.

     

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