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UWSA General Election Candidates 2016

February 23rd, 2016

Happy campaigning week! Check out your General Election Candidates and remember to vote on Feb. 29, March 1, and March 2 in Riddell Hall or Richardson College from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Happy Reading Week!

February 16th, 2016

Wishing you a happy Reading Week!
Just a heads-up, index, Info Booth, the UWSA Bike Lab and the Health Plan Office will be closed this week.

Hope your week is relaxing and restful!

Candidates for UWSA Election 2016

February 12th, 2016

Here is a list of your 2016 UWSA Election Candidates.

Voting is February 29 – March 2

Question about the election?
Email Myles, Chief Elections Commissioner at




UWSA President

Kevin Settee


UWSA VP – Internal

David Fanhbulleh

Jonathan Northam


UWSA VP – External

Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie


UWSA VP – Student Affairs

Laura Garinger

Alexa Potashnik




Accessibility Director

Mohamed Behi


Arts Director

Julianna Petrasko & Sydney Christie

Adrienne Tessier


Business & Econ Director

Mitchell Van Ineveld


Community Liason

Abigail Theano-Pudwil & Andrew Vineberg


Education Director

Allan Dunkeld


Environmental Ethics Director

Avery Letkemann

Ariel Lisogorsky

Oladele Ojewole


LGBT Director

Jacqueline Pellard


Part-Time and Mature Students Director

Hazim Ismail & Marie Gurbhoo


Science Director

Mohamed Abo Aoun

Meghan Fehr & Lochlan Wilson

Raphael Hoult


Status of Women Director

Jade DeFehr


UW Senate

David Wiebe

Sealed with a Sip: Launch of specialty coffee at index

February 11th, 2016



We’re excited to announce coffee at index! And, we’re launching it at 12:30 today with a lil party a tindex. We’ll have snacks and music by our friends at CKUW Radio 95.9fm ! Thanks to Lil Sister Coffeemaker for our training and Dogwood Coffee for our sweet brew!











Nomination Forms for UWSA Election due Thursday!

February 9th, 2016

Want to run in the UWSA Election?

Grab your nomination form and hand it in on Thursday! Forms are available at index, UWSA Offices and online here:

Questions about the election?

Email Chief Elections Commissioner at



Health Plan Office closed this week

February 8th, 2016

Please be advised the Health Plan Office is closed this week and Reading Week. If you have questions, please email or visit the main office for follow-up information.

For more information about the UWSA Health Plan, visit the homepage here:

FREE Drag Queen Workshop presented by the LGBT* Centre

January 25th, 2016


Feb 8, ’16 at 18:00 until Feb 8, ’16 at 20:00

Free admission event. No prior knowledge of drag necessary! Presented by the talented Cake. Learn about drag history, culture, make-up, music, and her own personal experiences. Open Q&A session. Hang out with us after the workshop and eat food cake in The Hive!


Questions? Email

UWinnipeg Career Fair

January 18th, 2016

Check out the University of Winnipeg Career Fair this Thursday!

Event Details

Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Duckworth Gymnasium

Why You Should Attend

At our annual Career Fair you will have the opportunity to connect with over 80 Recruiters from various companies, organizations and university programs. Attend this event to find out about potential careers, part time jobs, volunteer and internship positions as well as college and university programs.

Register as a Career Fair Exhibitor

For more information please email


Read more here:

Grass Routes: Call for submissions

January 14th, 2016


We’re looking for ideas and concepts for Grass Routes 2016! Fill out our submission form with your idea.


Link to form here:

UWSA Daycare Expansion

January 12th, 2016

We were thrilled to be joined at our Daycare today by the Premier and Minister of Family Services to announce the expansion of the UWSA Daycare by an additional 32 spaces, and other improvements to childcare in Manitoba. These spaces will help us meet new & existing demand, as well as making post-secondary education more accessible for student parents. Thanks to everyone who helped make this day possible!Daycare Expansion

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