Snowed In

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Snowed In 2021

Jan 6-8, 2021
All day, All online!

Snowed In is our annual winter welcome back event in January where we come together to celebrate the start of the Winter Term!

Click here to download a PDF schedule: Snowed In Schedule


Jan 6 – 8: Snowed IN-STAGRAM Giveaway

Follow us on @theuwsa on Instagram to enter our giveaway from Jan 6-8 

It’s time to get cozy for Snowed In 2021! Enter to win one of THREE Snowed In Prize Packs worth over $185.


Wednesday, January 6

Mentally, I am here: A Mindfulness Moment w/ UW Wellness
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Start the first week of school with intention and join UW Student Wellness Counsellor, Brian Theriault for a 30-minute meditation workshop. Use mindfulness and meditation as tools to change your life and your study habits.  

Missed the event? Check out the recording on YouTube here to practice mindfulness in your own time.

Stay Home, Stay Cool: Snowed In Game Night
5 pm – 7 pm

Game Room #1: Jackbox
Zoom Room Link:
Meeting ID: 913 2155 2944

Game Room #2: Among Us
Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 956 8876 2192

Unwind after a long day of classes with a virtual game night! Connect and meet new pals while playing Jackbox or Among Us, or switch back and forth between both rooms.

Après Ski: Fireside chat with your UWSA Executives and Directors
7 pm – 8 pm Link: Instructions:

 Get cozy with your UWSA Executives and Directors at a virtual Aprés Ski Lodge on! Warm up by the virtual fire with ice breakers and games.

To join the party, create a free account and log onto where you will join the space as an 8-bit avatar that can move and explore. Walk to different conversation circles, explore interactive links, check out hot apple cider recipes, and wintery videos. 


Thursday, January 7

Digital Doggo Days: Snowed In Edition 
Instagram Stories @theuwsa

Show us how your furry friends spent the holiday break!
DM or tag @theuwsa on Instagram with pictures of your furry friends so we can share the joy and brighten up our feed!

Intro to Hip Hop w/ Studio 393
5-6 PM
Pre-Registration Link:

Take a break from studying and get moving for an Intro to Hip Hop dance workshop with Studio 393! Limited spots so please pre-register to secure your spot. No equipment or dancing experience needed.

Last Holiday: Snowed In Netflix Party
8 pm onwards
Teleparty link: 

Get your popcorn and throw blankets and cuddle up (virtually) with your UWinnipeg friends for a screening of Last Holiday! Join the Netflix party by installing the Teleparty extension for Google Chrome.  You will need a personal Netflix account to join. Check out the chat to play Movie bingo and trivia and win prizes! 

You can find the Last Holiday Bingo cards on Instagram @theuwsa or download the PDFs here: Last Holiday Bingo Card PDFs


Friday, January 8

Know Your Directors!
12.30 – 1 PM
Instagram Live @theuwsa

Join us for a 30-min Instagram Live chat w/ your UWSA President, Shawna Péloquin and International Students’ Co-Directors. Find out who they are, what they’ve been upto, what they have planned for 2021, and ask questions!

Cozy Crafts: Embroidered Fleece Mittens w/ Arts Junktion
5 – 6 PM
*Registration full! Please email if you’d like to be added to the waiting list.*

Warm up your hands with your very own handmade pair of fleece mittens. Our friends from ArtsJunktion  will show you how to draft, construct and embroider mittens from recycled materials. You’ll create your own embroidered design, learn some stitching techniques, and walk away with a unique and toasty set of mitts.

Only 20 spots available so please pre-register to ensure that you get your crafting supplies on time.

Snow Ball: Snowed In Virtual Afterparty 
9pm – 11:30pm

Join DJs on Instagram Live @theuwsa or log into the Zoom Room!

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 976 6367 0969
Passcode: SNOWBALL

Dress up in your holiday best and get grooving with local DJs at SNOW BALL: Snowed In’s official virtual after-party!  Celebrate from a distance with  wintery bevvies, great beats, snow and sparkle. Sparkly outfits encouraged.

9:45 – 10:25 PM: DJ SHAEL
10:30 – 11:15 PM: BOOGEY THE BEAT

Celebrate the start of the Winter Term with us! Everyone welcome!

Please let us know if you need accessibility support, such as ASL-English interpretation, alternate formats of printed material, or more at

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