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UWSA Health Plan Spring Term Opt-Out

March 21st, 2019

The Spring Opt-Out for the UWSA Health Plan is now up. Only students who are are starting in the Spring Term will be eligible to Opt-Out of the Health Plan.

Opt-Out from the health plan through this link: Health Plan Opt-Out

DEADLINE: May 22, 2019

Need help with the process? Drop by UWSA Health Plan Office in the Bulman Student Centre between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, or email health@theuwsa.ca

For more info visit theuwsa.ca/healthplan

UWSA March Board Meeting

March 20th, 2019

Join us as we approve the budget and play a part in your student government at the UWSA March Board Meeting.

Its happening tomorrow, March 21 at Room 2M74 at 5PM!

All students welcome and speaking rights guaranteed!

For more information, e-mail the Chair of the Board at chair@theuwsa.ca or visit the Board of Directors page.

Indigenous Perspectives on 'Indigenization' at The University of Winnipeg

March 18th, 2019

A panel discussion
on March 19
at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall
(3rd Floor Centennial Hall at The University of Winnipeg)
Doors open at 5.30 PM | Panel starts at 6 PM

Join the Facebook event! 

PANELISTS

Dr. Mary Jane McCallum
Lunaape heritage and a member of the Munsee Delaware Nation, Professor – History Department (The University of Winnipeg)

Dr. Lorena Fontaine
Cree and Anishnabe from the Sagkeeng First Nation. Associate Professor and Indigenous Academic Lead

Felisha Hartig
Antiguan Anishinaabe student at the University of Winnipeg

Facilitated by Morgan Brightnose
Ininíw nápéw, Member of Tátáskwayáhk Cree Nation. President of the UWSA

Please email accessibility requests like ASL interpreters, alternate formats, accessible seating information etc. to events@theuwsa.ca

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ReconciliACTION

March 15th, 2019

Join us for a campaign to call upon “post-secondary institutions to create university and college degree and diploma programs in [Indigenous] languages.”

Monday, March 18
12.30-1.30 PM
Convocation Hall
(2nd Floor, Wesley Hall)
The University of Winnipeg

With speeches by:
Morgan Brightnose (UWSA President)
Meagan Malcolm (UW Indigenous Students’ Association Co-President)
Dr. Lorena Fontaine (Indigenous Academic Lead and Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies)

Free to attend | Lunch provided | All welcome

Please email accessibility requests to events@theuwsa.ca
To learn more about the campaign, click here.

UWSA Annual General Meeting Today!

March 12th, 2019

The UWSA Annual General Meeting is tomorrow at 12.30 at The Hive!

Join your UWSA Directors and the General Manager as they present what they’ve accomplished this year and propose important amendments to the By-laws and Policies. Come to play a part in your students’ association’s decision making process!

Free Samosas + Pop | All students welcome | Speaking rights guaranteed

Check out the package below:
2019 AGM Agenda
Operating Budget 2019-20
UWSA By-law Proposal
WTNB MOTION

Questions? Email chair@theuwsa.ca or drop by the UWSA General Office.

A goodbye message from index

March 11th, 2019

Dear Friends,

After three wonderful years of service, index will be closing its doors on March 29, 2019.

A consistent decline in financial sustainability made it clear to us that closing index, with intention and thoughtfulness, was the responsible and right thing to do. The UWSA is refocusing its finances to continue providing services that will support its membership in diverse ways.

When considering the effect of this closure, our first priority was our student employees. We are supporting their transition to different positions at the UWSA, and are grateful for their enthusiasm and service to Index over the past few years.

Students that have consigned books through index have to pick up their books by the last day of their contract, which is March 31, 2019. Queries regarding book consignment can be forwarded to the Retail Manager, Emmanuel Iwuoha at retail@theuwsa.ca. Printing services and lab-manual sales will be shifting to Info Booth soon after closure.

We are grateful for the support of students and the campus community, and we hope to see you in our last month of operation.

Sincerely,
The UWSA

2019 General Election Unofficial Voting Results

March 7th, 2019

*Results are Unofficial until ratified by the UWSA Board of Directors

President of the UWSA
Meagan Malcolm
Yes: 143
No: 14

Vice-President Student Affairs of the UWSA
Noelle Sagher
Yes: 138
No: 20

Vice-President External Affairs of the UWSA
Mahlet Cuff
Yes: 132
No: 21

Vice-President Internal Affairs of the UWSA
Natasha Reimer
Yes: 139
No: 17

UWSA Senator
Braeden Broschuk
Yes: 129
No: 16

Accessibility Director 
Sarah Anderson and Loc Trinh (Co-Directors)
Yes: 144
No: 8

Arts Director
Wesley Fallis
Yes: 129
No: 8

Business and Economics Director
Anne-Cecile Panchaud: 89
Jibril Ladir: 61

Science Director
Ryan Nykvist
Yes: 133
No: 18

Environmental Ethics Director
Avery Letkemann
Yes: 145
No: 9

Graduate Student Director
Theresa Mackey and Racheal Kalaba (Co-directors)
Yes: 134
No: 10

International Students’ Director
Alex Ilesanmi
Yes: 143
No: 12

Racialized Students’ Director
Ella Taylor
Yes: 138
No: 11

Recreation and Athletics Director
Himal Parekh
Yes: 133
No: 10

REFERENDUM QUESTION
Do you support increasing the Student Refugee Program student levy by $1.69?
Yes: 118
No: 41

2019 General Election Voting Period

February 28th, 2019

Next week you can vote in the next general election. Choose who you want to have as your new UWSA Executive Team and the Board of Directors.

Remember to have your student ID (or government issued photo ID, along with your student number) at the polls to vote. 

 

UWSA GENERAL ELECTION VOTING LOCATIONS:

Riddell Hall,  March 4 – 6  |  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Richardson Centre, March 4 – 6  |  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Buhler Centre, March 4 – 6  |  9 a.m. – 6p.m.

Merchants Corner, March 5  |  12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Menno Simons College, March 6  |  12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

 

Learn about each of your candidates here: 2019 General Election Candidates’ Bios  

For more information visit: UWSA Elections

2019 General Election Candidate Bios

February 25th, 2019

Make an informed choice when you vote for your student leaders! Attend the Candidate Speeches on Wednesday during lunch hour.
Can’t make it? Check out the final list of Candidates and their bios:  2019 General Election Candidate Bios

Please visit theuwsa.ca/elections for more information.

General Election 2019 Candidate Speeches!

February 22nd, 2019

Come hear your candidates speak on Wednesday, Feb 27 during lunch hour and vote for your UWSA Executives and Directors for 2019!

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