In The News

  • Student Conference and Travel Funding Request Form

    November 25th, 2022

    UWSA Conference funding aims to support students needing funding to bear a part of the expenses for attending conferences relevant to their academic studies and research at the University of Winnipeg. These funds are available for both undergraduate and graduate students. The funds can be used towards the cost of travel, accommodation, or other costs associated with attending an academic conference, a field course, practicums, or academic activities.

    Please fill out this form for funding before or on the 15th of each month to receive funding for the following month. Example: Your travel or student conference is on February 16th you would need to fill out this form before January 15th.

    Head to our page to fill out the funding form: theuwsa.ca/confernecetravel-fund

    Funding Criteria:

    1. The applicant must be a current student at the University of Winnipeg and a current UWSA member;
    2. The conference must be academic in nature and in the applicant’s field of study or research at the University of Winnipeg;
    3. The applicant has a current minimum GPA of 2.0 or above;
    4. Any other applicable criteria in the UWSA policy and by-laws.

    Criteria for non-academic conferences:

    1. The conference is meant for students and scholars only;
    2. Attendance at the conference is considered competitive and would add value to the students’ study and research;
    3. The applicant will be a direct participant (presenting, speaking, etc.) in the conference;
    4. Must attach a letter explaining how the conference meets these criteria. However, preference will be given to academic conference participants.

     

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  • Add your event to our calendar and social media!

    November 18th, 2022

    If you need to advertise your events/meetings, you can submit them so we can add them to our events calendar and share it on our social media pages!

    Allow 5 business days to process, but we will get to your request sooner if we can.  The UWSA reserves the right to deny requests from groups that don’t comply with our Positive Space policy. If you have any questions, please email our Marketing and Public Relations Manager, a.nguyen@theuwsa.ca.

    Please fill out the form here: Events Calendar and Social Media Promotion Form

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  • Maps of new Accessible doors at the UofW campus

    November 16th, 2022

    The UWSA and UofW have compiled maps of where the new accessible doors will be on campus. Please note that we are in the process of installing all of them. Visit More than a Door page for more information: theuwsa.ca/morethanadoor

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  • More Than a Door: More Accomplished

    November 7th, 2022

    More Than a Door

    Accessible doors are pathways to independence.

    The UWSA invites you to attend the announcement and celebration of campus accessibility door upgrades as a result of the UWSA’s More Than a Door Campaign with the support of The University of Winnipeg.

    The event will be hosted by the UWSA Community Liaison Director, Sarah Anderson, with special guest Kyle Macdonald, Executive Director of Facilities of the University of Winnipeg.

    Join us on Wednesday, November 16, at 4:00 pm in The Hive at Lockhart Hall. Everyone is welcome!

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