Current Student Groups

Anthropology Student Association (UWASA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Jessica Major

Email: uwinnipegasa@gmail.com

The UWASA aims to create a community for students interested in anthropology to learn, network, and connect with fellowstudents, faculty members, and professionals within the field. Members are alerted to job postings, field school opportunities,conferences, and opportunities in anthropology, and gain access to the group’s extensive collection of textbooks, journals, theses,and study materials.

Any University of Winnipeg students who have taken a course or are interested in anthropology are encouraged to join by attending one of our meetings or reaching out via email or social media.

Meetings:

Meetings take place every other Monday at 12:30. For the 2021-2022 academic year, meetings will take place via Zoom. TheZoom link to access the meetings can be obtained by contacting the group via e-mail or social media.

 

Applied Computer Science Students Association (ACSSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): John Garcia

Email: uwinnipegacssa@gmail.com

The UWACSSA seeks to provide ACS students with additional opportunities to learn and grow within the Computer Science industry. As well, the UWACSSA aims to provide a community for all ACS students by encouraging meaningful interaction and building an inclusive environment. In 2020-21, the UWACSSA intends to make efforts to increase women involvement within the Applied Computer Science Department.

All ACS students are welcome to join the UWACSSA. There is no membership fee required. All interested individuals are encouraged to inquire via e-mail or Discord.

Meetings:

Meetings are held on the last Friday of every month. To help prevent the spread of Covid-19, meetings will be temporarily heldonline. Please contact us via e-mail or join our Discord server in order keep up to date with events and announcements

Social Media:

Facebook

 

 

Bangladeshi Student Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Md Taohidul Islam Toha

Email: info.uwbsa@gmail.com

Introduce University of Winnipeg students to the cultural diversity and heritage of Bangladeshthrough organizing events of national days of Bangladesh* Building a network among the members of the organization as well as between the members andother students and staff at The University of Winnipeg and the Bangladeshi community.* Offer assistance to new Bangladeshi students who attend the University of Winnipeg for the firsttime* Cooperate with other student groups and their members to organize events and other activities onthe campus of the University of Winnipeg.* Introducing Bangladeshi students to rich and diverse Canadian culture.* To present ideas, interests, and concerns effectively before the University of Winnipeg StudentsAssociation (UWSA) and to serve as a liaison between UWSA and UWBSA members.

All students who are current students at The University of Winnipeg shall be allowed to obtain membership in the group and enjoythe facilities offered by UWBSA.

Meetings: Executives and members are encouraged to attend at the University of Winnipeg on a Bi-Weekly basis

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Business Administration Students' Association (BASA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Angela Gloriel Claveria

Email: president@uwbasa.ca

BASA (Business Administration Students’ Association) is a volunteer based student group here at the University of Winnipeg. Weencourage our entrepreneurs to gain all types of experience in very a hands on way that encourages individuals to focus on boththeir strengths as well as weaknesses in today’s business world. Our goal is to push individuals out of their comfort zone andacquire many imperative traits such as knowledge and application of various communication channels, cooperation as well ascreativity in a professional environment, to name a few.BASA focuses on many year round events, projects and conferences that are primarily funded through a variety of Sponsors/portfolios. We also acknowledge that the anxiety of not having careers waiting for us after graduation can be overwhelming, so byhelping our students to develop crucial networking skills, among other business essentials, this allows for many individuals tocreate a strong foundation for long term opportunity and success.Our vision is to provide students with an enhanced university experience that will contribute to the achievement of their careeraspirations and to becoming leaders in the community.Our mission is to encourage students to be more involved in the faculty outside of the classroom by providing them with theopportunity to engage with the community.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwbasa

Campus Radio CKUW

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Rob Schmidt

Email: manager@ckuw.ca

Mission: To engage the campus and community through radio. We provide training and an opportunity for students to learn new skills and share their passions with the wider community.

Since the early 60′s CKUW has offered students and the community a unique chance to express ideas and be introduced to music heard nowhere else in Winnipeg.

Meeting:

We don’t have regular meetings. Our studios are closed at the moment but training is taking place off campus and online.

Social Media:

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook

Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Maegan Mapuyan

Email: maegan.mapuyan@icloud.com

CCO is a university student movement dedicated to evangelization. We welcome students from all religious and cultural backgrounds to explore Christianity in a positive, fun environment. Each semester, we run faith studies, host game nights, attend mass together, and more. Students can connect with us through friends and social media.

Anyone can join CCO! Visit us on Instagram or Facebook at @ccouwinnipeg, connect with a student missionary, and join a faith study or come to an event!

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Chemistry Students Association (CHEMSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Shaydel, Andrew Purcell

Email: chemistrysa@uwinnipeg.ca

CHEMSA serves to provide a place to connect like-minded, scientific individuals inside of the university. CHEMSA attends and provides refreshments for the chemistry seminars held by professors and students on campus, and meets monthly for social events. CHEMSA allows the fostering of friendships and professor-student relationships outside of a classroom environment.

Members are typically chemistry or biochemistry majors within the university, however anyone is welcome to join Chemsa, and it is free to join! To become a member, attend our first meeting of the year, or send an email to chemistrysa@uwinnipeg.ca.

A fee of $10 is required for those students wishing to gain access to the CHEMSA student lounge on the second floor of the Richardson building, which is stocked with textbooks and a coffee pot.

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Criminal Justice Students' Association (CJSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized Group
Contact(s): CJ Erlrina De Vera

E-mail: devera-c@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Our mission is to channel opportunities for the University of Winnipeg’s Criminal Justice students. We believe that every single oneof our majors deserves the chance to be heard, have their opinions and ideas considered, and be provided the chance tocontribute to both their chosen faculty and the university at large. We will aim to connect students with their professors for support,encouragement, and additional resources beyond the classroom. We strive to be a unified voice for issues within the criminaljustice community, acting as a platform for work, volunteer, and networking opportunities, as well as providing general support tostudents throughout the process of their degree. Most of all, we seek to cultivate an active social environment that criminal justice students at the UW can enjoy and freely participate in, ensuring every student has a community within university culture that they can call their own.

All students are welcome, regardless of their major! Those interested can sign up on our website or contact us via email or Instagram!

Meetings:

We once a month online via Zoom, times vary. Check out our social media to stay updated!

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Drag Student Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Aldin Sabic

Email: aldincreative@gmail.com

The Drag Student Association (DSA) is a group aimed at uniting post-secondary students with a love for the drag community, bothlocally and nationally. You’ll love this group if you like discussing drag, and particularly RuPaul’s Drag Race. This group is alsoaimed at providing a safe and welcoming space for those wanting to learn more about the drag community.

Any student at the University of Winnipeg or University of Manitoba who is interested in the drag community is welcome andencouraged to join. Members can join by contacting Aldin Sabic, aldincreative@gmail.com

Meetings:

At this time, there is no set schedule for meetings. However, there will be a Discord made to interact virtually with other members.

Free Access for Menstrual Necessities

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact: Michayla Carlson

Email: free.access.manitoba@gmail.com

Free Access is a student activist group, that is concerned with the effort to obtain provincial recognition of period items (pads, tampons etc..) as a health care necessity. Anyone is welcome to become an member, please reach out via the listed email to join.

Meetings: Meetings do not follow a regular schedule at this time. Members will be notified in advance of meetings.

Geography and Enviromental Studies and Sciences (GESA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Emily Bishop-Malapad

Email: gesastudents@gmail.com

GESA’s purpose is to support student studying in geography and environmental studies/science. This includes fundraising for theEco-Grant that is awarded to student projects that involve development of sustainable initiatives on or off campus and supportenvironmental stewardship within the University community.

Anybody can join: we encourage all students from Geography and Environmental Studies, and anyone who is taking geography or related sciences to come out to the meetings and to get involved with what we do.

Meetings:

Meetings are typically held every Friday during Fall and Winter semester. They normally take place in the GESA lounge on 5thfloor Lockhart.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @UWgesa

Global College Students Advisory Council (GCSAC)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Kelsey Lambert

Email: kelseycapri@hotmail.com

The Global College Student Advisory Council is a group of university students who work with the Global College to advance human rights centered Community/University collaboration. The Council offers students opportunities to become actively involved in making a difference through leadership skill development, community outreach, conferences, workshops, and volunteer opportunities.

Anyone that is a current University of Winnipeg student that is a Human Rights major, minor, taking a global college class, or is interested in Human Rights issues.

Meetings:

Meetings will be held online this year and the times will be determined at a later date.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @gcsac
  • Twitter – @UWGCSAC

Hillel Winnipeg

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Ian Baruch

Email: ibaruch@jewishwinnipeg.org

Hillel Winnipeg supports students’ journeys, no matter the destination. We are a welcoming, lively, and inclusive community that provides an empowering, innovative, and joyful Jewish experience for all students; inspires discovery and ownership of personal identity; prepares students for life beyond college as leaders and community members; and embraces the dynamic diversity of Jewish traditions.

Membership:

Any students interested in exploring the Jewish culture and traditions and networking with like-minded individuals. Those who look for leadership opportunities through a number of our great Jewish organizational partners.

Meetings:

Shabbat dinners, Weekly lunches on campus, Advocacy programs, leadership skills and developmental programs, as well as social networking events throughout the year. In the past we have had a room we could go to – all we would need is the same

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Indigenous Studies Students' Association (ISSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact: Diana Rose Cowley

Email: dianacowley@hotmail.com

To provide the voice of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students within the Indigenous Studies department and broader university. We provide access to cultural outputs to support student success.

InterVarsity

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Kira Lang

Email: uofwvcf@gmail.com

All students are warmly welcomed and included – all genders, ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. We care about and care for students. More importantly, so does Jesus. That’s why we are on campus. We are creating come-as-you-are spaces where there’s a spot on the couch and a seat at the table reserved for any student who wishes to join us. We welcome questions about God, faith, and life in general. Regardless of where students are from or what they believe, we would love for them to join us and discover the deep love and acceptance God has for each person. Our student group community offers weekly Bible studies, social events, prayer, and opportunities to serve other students and the wider community through social justice activities. Through our small group discussions, we help students grow in areas of dialogue, conflict resolution, group dynamics, planning and leadership development. We mobilize students to pray for, serve and care for the campus, especially during seasons of high stress.

Anyone, everyone, and all their friends too. All are welcome. We are a Christian community on campus, filled with believers and searchers, Canadians and internationals. It is a place wherestudents can explore, discover and deepen faith, develop friendships and make a difference in the world. Feast, pray, and love at University of Winnipeg.

Meetings:

  • Weekly Prayer meetings: Wednesdays at 7:30am – onlineWeekly Bible study: tbaLarge group events: Every second week – TBA

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Kinesiology and Athletic Therapy Students' Association (KATSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Brooklyn Meiklejohn

Email: meiklejohn-b@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Our student group acts as a liaison between the students and the faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health. As well as provideconnections with various professionals in the field of Kinesiology. We work to enhance student experiences during their time at university by organizing networking opportunities, education, andsocial experiences. We communicate through our newsletter and social media accounts different volunteer, employment, and training opportunitiespertinent to the students in our faculty.

Meetings:

We would hold one open meeting per month where any Kinesiology/AT student can attend. We would require an empty classroom(preferably in the Duckworth building) for approximately one hour. Our executive group meets approximately once every two weeks but does not require any space for this.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uofwkatsa

Let's Talk Science (LTS)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Olivia Ferreira

Email: uwinnipeg@outreach.letstalkscience.ca

LTS UWinnipeg is a branch of the national nonprofit organization Let’s Talk Science. Our volunteers share their passion for STEM to inspire and motivate Canadian youth, support educators, and help youth form positive attitudes towards STEM’s role in their lives and futures. As a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science UWinnipeg, you will be inspiring passion and positive attitudes towards STEM to youth all across Manitoba with exciting hands-on workshops for students K-12.

Membership:

Any interested, active student at the University of Winnipeg can apply to become a volunteer. You do not need to be a STEM student to use!

Meetings:

Volunteers can sign up for as many or as few opportunities as they would like. We also hold occasional volunteer recognition events! There are no set meetings for volunteers.

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Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children University of Winnipeg Student Chapter (UWMCEC)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Rebekah Johnson

Email: theuniversityofwinnipegmcec@gmail.com

Welcome to the UW MCEC Chapter! UW MCEC would love to share PD and resources with you on teaching students with exceptionalities. Start finding resources and PD event plans on our Instagram: @mcec_uw

Anyone! Just come out to one of our events or send us an email, the student chapter is free. There is a fee and application process to become a member of the larger organization, the Council for Exceptional Children.

Fee:

Student Chapter: Free, Larger Organization Member Fee: $52.50

Meetings:

Meetings to arrange for PD events are arranged via email or whatsapp. Please send us an email if you would like to be involved!

Social Media:

@mcec_uw on Instagram

Muslim Student’s Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Farwa Awan

Email: awan-f@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The UofW MSA serves the purpose of uniting the Muslim community and the student’s of University of Winnipeg together.

Anyone who wishes to join can become a member. To become a member a key and card access form will need to be filled out. Forms can be found here: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/graduate-studies/docs/future-student/key-requisition-form-fillable.pdf. Forms can also be found in the Physical Plant office. Email: facilities@uwinnipeg.ca Once a form is filled out please drop off the form to the mosque which is located in the Wesley Hall basement. (Room # 0W16) The association leader will then sign it off and submit it to the physical plant. After this has all been completed you have become a member.

 

Meetings: Once a month (subject to change)

Social Media:

https://www.instagram.com/uw.msa/

https://m.facebook.com/UofWMSA/?ref=bookmarks

Philosophy Students' Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Etan Redekop

Email: timmymcbinny@gmail.com

The group proposes to provide any philosophically-minded students in the university with an open space to seek knowledge, wisdom, and freedom of thought. It will be dedicated to studying great works of literature and philosophy. Within the group, free speech will be absolute, which will give way to meaningful dialectic, as opposed to rhetoric and dogma, which is pervasive everywhere else.

Meetings: Every Monday in room 3M62 at 6:30 PM.

 

 

 

Physics Student Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Kiera Augusto

Email: uwphysics.sa@gmail.com

The purpose of the Physics Student Association is to get together students who are currently taking physics classes, or interested in physics. This club will benefit students as they will have a place to go where people have the same interests as them. We use this club as a means to study together a lot as well.

Need to have taken or be enrolled in 3 credit hours worth of physics courses and adhere to the rules in place.

Fee: $10

Meetings:

Once a month, but TBA.

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Political Science Students' Association (PSSS)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Nicolas Matsuo

Email: matsuo-n@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The Political Science Students Society is a registered student group with the University of Winnipeg Students Association (UWSA). We bring together Political Science students within the university community through social and political events both on and off campus. Furthermore, we organize a variety of exciting events throughout the year. Joining in on our events is a great way to connect with new people! Our events offer the opportunity for the participants to learn and gain new skills and experiences. For the UWSA the PSSA brings about an opportunity for an ongoing discourse on politics and the world in a non-partisan manner between students at the University of Winnipeg.

Anyone with an interest in Politics at the University of Winnipeg is welcome to partake in any events, activities, or otherwise organized by the group. We pride our selves in being open to anyone who has the wish to become involved in any capacity and encourage membership for all students of Political Science!

Meetings:

Our meetings are during free periods on Mondays or Fridays, about once or twice a month. Meeting schedule might be interrupted and all meetings are currently held online due to the COVID-19 situation. Please follow our social media pages or contact us to know about our upcoming meetings. We are looking forward to seeing you in our next meeting.

Social Media:

 

Psychology Students' Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Madison Chisholm, Adiam Negash, and Cliff Stornel

Email (Madison): chisholm-m@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca
Email (Adiam): negash-a62@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca
Email (Cliff): stornel-c@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Are you seeking to meet other Psychology and Neuroscience students with whom to study and socialize, and raise awareness of mental wellness? This group is for you!

Membership

Psychology students pay a $5.00 fee, which allows them access to the PSA Lounge (4C34) and first-hand knowledge of events, fundraising, information sessions, etc.

Meetings

Monthly meetings will be held via Zoom until future notice. When it is safe to do so, PSA Meetings will be held in 4L28–the departmental meeting room.

Social Media

Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications Club

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Anna Schaible-Schur

Email: schaible-schur-a@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The RWCC started as a virtual club that met on Zoom during the 2021 Winter semester to combat feelings of isolation amongstRhetoric students.The club connected students enrolled in Rhetoric classes that never had the chance to socialize outside of the classroom. Lastyear’s restricted social interaction reminded us of how valuable student communities are to academic life. The virtual hang-outspace offered a place to gather and talk about school, homework, and life beyond academia. This year the club has a chance to meet in person and expand its network to more students, promoting the Rhetoric department,hosting events with guest speakers, from past Rhetoric students to lecturers, assist with assignments, and explore the citytogether. With the support of the Rhetoric department, students will gather in the new plexiglass room in the Writing Centre todevelop a community within the department.

 

Students with Rhetoric Majors/Minors are encouraged to join, but the RWCC is open to all.

 

Meetings:

Starting September 15th, 2021, from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, the RWCC meets every other Wednesday in the new plexiglass roomin the Writing Centre (3G10 and 3G11). The club may switch to virtual meetings hosted on Zoom depending on COVID-19restrictions. You can find more information about the RWCC, including a club calendar, on the Rhetoric department’s webpage.

 

Social Media:

Instagram

Facebook

Students of Science Association (UWSOSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Avery Keen

Email: uw.sosa@gmail.com

The Students of Science Association is unique because we are the only science group open to any and all science students.Community is the greatest purpose of our group. Having a welcoming community such as ours is especially beneficial for first yearstudents, as they can receive some mentorship and assistance from second year students and up. We also provide members withjob and research opportunities, discounts for certain grad school prep courses, and scholarships created by SOSA.

Any student taking 3 or more credit hours of a science course.

Meetings:

Meetings for the fall term are held over Zoom every second Monday at 7:00 pm. Meetings for the winter term are to be decided.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwsosa

 

The University of Winnipeg Filipino Student Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Aira Villanueva

Aira Email: uwinnipegfilsa@gmail.com

The University of Winnipeg Filipino Student Association, (uwpgfsa) shall be to serve as a platform to promote and celebrate the Filipino identity, culture, and heritage through cultural events to Filipinx-Canadian students and other University of Winnipeg students alike. In doing so, we hope to provide a space of inclusivity for all Filipinx students living in the diaspora to network and connect with each other.

Additionally, The Club aims to bring awareness to the current Philippine issues, deeply rooted historical, social, and cultural matters that still impact Filipinx youth today. Lastly, the club shall create various workshops, master classes, and volunteer activities. Our goal is to cultivate and empower future generations of Filipino-Canadians to play an active role in the Filipino community in Winnipeg and to support other ethnic communities in North America. 

Be part of the Pamilya! 

Meeting: First Friday of every month

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The University of Winnipeg Ukrainian Students' Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Marysa Fosty

Email: mfosty@icloud.com

A student group aimed to preserve and celebrate the Ukrainian culture. Club members are able to reconnect with those in theirculture community and form bonds based off of common cultural background.

 

Meetings: The club holds one member meeting in the first week of each month on zoom, until further notice.

 

Social Media:
Facebook

The University of Winnipeg Wiccans

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Kendall Pratap

Email: kendall.pratap@gmail.com

To promote and dismantle the negative views of witchcraft and to create a safe space where Wiccans and those who are interested may practice together. Wiccans and witches alike, often experience depression and anxiety, by providing them with a safe space to practice their craft, may these students reach a peace of mind, as well as meet others like themselves. This group will act as a resource and support group.

Are you interested in Wicca and witchcraft? Or perhaps you are attracted to the occult? If you are practicing or considering to practice, try coming to The University of Winnipeg Wicca meeting!

Meetings: Every Tuesday and Friday from 2:00-3:00. Virtual meetings can occur on Sunday at 12:00. Spaces where we can bring an altar and practice craft or just meet and discuss it.

The University of Winnipeg Youth Liberals (UWYL)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized & Affiliated
Contact(s): Cyle Pagar

Email: uwyliberals@gmail.com

The UWYL is a nationwide student-led organization that provides opportunities for students who aspire to be in the political field. Thus, we aim to help shape the minds of future voters.

Membership

Everybody is welcome. Any student from the University of Winnipeg can join regardless of their major, gender, ethnicity, etc. To join simply email us at uwyliberals@gmail.com or send us a message through Instagram @uwyliberals.

Meetings

Meetings will be held bi-weekly

Social Media

The University of Winnipeg's Pre-Veterinary Club (UWPVC)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Savannah Jolicoeur

Email: uwprevet@outlook.com

The purpose of the University of Winnipeg’s Pre-Veterinary Club is to first and foremost bring together like-minded students withthe common interest of Veterinary Medicine. Students will be able to talk with students intending to apply to a veterinary medicineprogram, and the common goals and challenges that they share. The group will benefit from each member’s individualexperiences and will be able to support one another during their time at the University of Winnipeg. My hope is to provide studentswith access to reliable sources of veterinary information, information on volunteer opportunities, easy access to news anddevelopments in the veterinary industry, access to presentations from veterinary professionals in Manitoba, insight into thechallenges currently facing the field (shortage of veterinarians, mental-health struggles, etc.), and anything else students expressan interest in. I have been working in a vet clinic for over 3 years, so I hope I can share my experiences with fellow students, and Ihope that more experienced students can share theirs with the group as well.

Membership is open to all students currently working towards applying to a Veterinary College, however the UWPVC welcomesany student interested in veterinary medicine, as we will be sharing lots of resources & information within the group.To join, please email uwprevet@outlook.com or reach out via DM on Instagram, @uwprevetclub.

 

Meetings:

Meetings will be held monthly via Zoom or Discord. Our meeting schedule is subject to change during busy times of the year (i.e.exam season). There is no obligation to attend meetings.

 

Social Media:
Instagram

The Wildlife Society - University of Winnipeg Student Chapter (TWS-UW)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Luke Roffey

Email: lukeroffey1@gmail.com

“To inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.” The Wildlife Society enhances our members’ networking and learning opportunities, professional and career development, and provides numerous ways for them to get more involved in creating a better future for wildlife and their habitats.”

Any University of Winnipeg student who has an interest in the welfare and conservation of wildlife.

To become a member follow us on any social media platforms to learn more about us and to join our general meetings.

Meetings:

Once a month for general meetings and once a month for executive meetings. Tentative; No spaces needed due to Covid-19. Meetings will be available via zoom.

Social Media:

 

U of W Pre-Med Society (UWPMS)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ishika Mittal

Email: uwpremedsociety@gmail.com

The purpose of this group is to help inform students about the medical school application process, and to connect students to medical professionals (virtually) to explore their career options and interests. For those that are interested in the medical field, it is important to understand current issues in our healthcare system, and this group will educate students on those issues. It will also serve the purpose of developing a network of students who have a common goal and common interests.

Anyone can become a member of this group! Specifically, this group is targeted at:

a) those who are interested in a career in the medical field,

b) those who simply want to learn more about healthcare, Anyone who is interested can simply attend meeting times, which will be posted.

Meetings:

Meetings will be held once a week. Meeting spaces that will be most effective will be lecture halls, but for events such as blood donation clinics, locations such as the gymnasium would provide the space needed.

Social Media:

  • Instagram: @uwpms

U of W Social Dynamics

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Adhiraj Dhungana

Email: adhiraj.dhungana97@gmail.com

Afraid of Public Speaking? Nervous of Job Interviews? Have extreme approach anxiety? Want to improve your Social Skills?
UWSD is here to help students improve their Social Dynamics Skills.

The membership is free for anyone with the desire to grow and develop their Social Dynamics skills. Just show up in meetings.
However, it is highly encouraged to inform your first attendance via email.

Meetings: The group will be meeting one to two times a week for an hour, depending on what aspect of Social Dynamics Skills is beingfocused on for development, and how many people are gonna be attending. The location will probably be one of the classrooms in university. So, just email for details.

UniTea

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Maddy Cope

Email: UniTea.uw@gmail.com

UniTea is an inclusive and safe space for women, non-binary and two-spirited students to drink tea, speak freely and connect with like-minded people, you can expect kind people and fun events!

Membership

Anyone who identifies as a woman, non-binary, or two-spirited can join! Click here to sign up.

Social Media

University of Winnipeg Accounting Students' Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Rachel Elias

Email: elias-r83@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

UWASA works to educate, engage, and connect students to the accounting field. We are a community of accounting students, faculty, and staff dedicated to assisting accounting students academically and professionally.

Meetings:

The executive meetings are held on bi-weekly basis. General memberships meetings on every other monthly.

Social Media:

Facebook

University of Winnipeg Biology Students' Association (UWBSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Quiana Kumar

Email: uofwbsa@gmail.com

The University of Winnipeg Biology Students’ Association (UWBSA) is a volunteer student group established to represent and advocate for science students on campus. Democracy, academic freedom, mutual respect, and service are the principles that shall guide its endeavours. The UWBSA was created to achieve the following four goals: 1. To advance the interests of Biology and other science students; 2. To build a sense of community on campus; 3. To give members the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills by getting involved in university affairs; and, 4. To collaborate with other student groups, external organizations, and the University to work toward the greater good.

General membership: any attending University of Winnipeg student who is or has taken a course in the department of Biology. To become a Member At Large of Bio Club, the prospective Member At Large must meet the general membership criteria. The prospective Member At Large must submit their full name and email address to the Executive to be entered into the Membership At Large roll. The prospective Member At Large must attend two consecutive meetings and be in good standing with the Bio Club. Members At Large lose their title upon missing a Bio Club meeting without notifying a member of the Executive.

Meetings:

Meetings will be held biweekly through zoom until further notice. The first meeting is to be decided.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwbsa

University of Winnipeg Campus Conservatives (UWCC)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Daniel Mulder

E-mail: daniel.mulder1996@gmail.com

A group for like minded conservative students to come together and discuss conservative ideals. Small government, equality, freedom of speech, and respect as key factors for conservatives.

Anyone can become a member as long as they are a University of Winnipeg staff or student. Members are encouraged to but not required to buy a provincial Progressive Conservative Party membership and/or a Conservative Party of Canada membership. Those holding either membership are eligible to be on executive for the group.

Meetings:

Meetings occur monthly if possible. MLAs or MPs are present to speak to the group. Casual events such as in bars or a restaurant happen throughout the year.

Social Media:

University of Winnipeg Computer Programming Club (UWCoPC)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact: Reza Saker Hossain

Email:  reza.shossain@gmail.com

The group aims to bring together programming enthusiastic students, and provide a safe and inclusive platform to learn and practice the art of programming.

Meetings: Meets once or twice a month via Zoom or safely in-person when possible at various locations around the campus.

Social Media:

Instagram – @uwcopc

University of Winnipeg Education Students' Association (EdSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Reese Braden

Email: uwedsa@gmail.com

To provide programming and advocacy that promotes social and professional development of the University of Winnipeg’s Education student body

All students currently registered in The Faculty of Education or affiliated/joint programs at The University of Winnipeg are eligible to be members of EdSA.

Meetings:

Meetings held by EdSA occur once per month.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwedsa

University of Winnipeg Improv

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Emma Pesochin

Email: epesochin@hotmail.com

Improvisation serves as a social and creative outlet for students looking to add a spark of excitement into the week. It allowsstudents to get goofy in a safe space, to make connections, and to explore their own imaginations. Taking part in the performingarts can be one of the most exciting memories of life as a student.

Anyone can become a member by simply showing up to practices. Come as often as your schedule allows, be yourself, and have fun!

Meetings:

Every Sunday at The Forks CN Stage from 1-2:30pm. We hope to practice on campus again soon, at the Asper Centre for Theatreand Film.

Social Media:

@uwimprovv on Instagram

University of Winnipeg International Students' Union (UWISU)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Reza Hossain

Email: reza.shossain@gmail.com

UWISU aims to bring connect the international students at the University of Winnipeg and provide peer-to-peer supports. UWISU has been an active club since 2020 and has organized services like tutoring and mentorship that helped many first-year students as well as created opportunities for other international students to participate in volunteer activities that help the international student community. We also organize various fun events and activities to help the international students enjoy their time at the University of Winnipeg and build meaningful connections with other students.

Membership:

Any current international students at the University of Winnipeg.

Meetings:

Once every month. Please check our social media profiles for meeting dates and times.

Social Media:

University of Winnipeg Jack.org

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact: Breanna Laggo

Email: uwhealthwellness@gmail.com

The University of Winnipeg Jack.org Chapter is a student-led advocacy group aiming to promote positive mental health and smash the stigma on campus.

Social Media:

Instagram – @jack.org_uwinnipeg

University of Winnipeg Math and Stats Students Association (UWMSSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Joshua / Quinn Basman Monterrubio / Forzley

Email: uwmathstats@gmail.com

We create community, provide support for students to thrive, get involved on campus.We coordinate with faculty and other organizations to help students access opportunities in research, jobs, and prospective careeroptions.We organize with other STEM student groups to amplify our reach and impact.

Any student interested in mathematics and statistics is welcome to hangout with us!

Meetings:

We meet regularly, usually every other week. We are looking forward to a combination of in-person and online events to make thebest of the school year!

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwmathstats

University of Winnipeg Nepalese Student Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Winner Pathak

email: uwnpsa21@gmail.com

The main purpose of the group is to connect with all the Nepalese students at the University of Winnipeg and to provide emotionaland academic support. The group would have senior Nepalese students as board members who would act as mentors and makethe students aware of the different services provided by the university and direct them accordingly. As a group, we are also lookingto organize cultural events to ensure that all Nepalese students feel at home. Since the number of Nepalese students at theUniversity is rapidly increasing, we want to help all the existing and new Nepalese students transition to University life and make sure they are heard and helped.We are planning on having a meeting every other week to connect with all the student members.

All the Nepalese students enrolled at the University of Winnipeg can become a member.

 

Meetings:

Meetings would be held online via zoom on a biweekly basis for now. The meeting time/schedule would be determined later on to accommodate as much as students as possible.

Social Media:
Instagram

University of Winnipeg Neuroscience Students' Association (UWNSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Olivia Ferreira

Email: uwneuroscience@gmail.com

The UWNSA is a group for neuroscience students who want to connect with their peers and faculty. We offer a safe space for students to seek advice, learn more about exciting academic and volunteer opportunities, and get to know one another. We hold informative events such as the faculty mixer, where students can meet prospective thesis supervisors, as well as fundraisers and game nights! We have also developed both a tutoring and mentorship program, to further our member’s success and enrich theiracademic experience.

Open to any Neuroscience student or anyone who is interested in the program. Please email us at uwneuroscience@gmail.com if you are interested in joining!

Meetings:

This is subject to change regarding COVID-19 developments, but as of right now, meetings will be held virtually using

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwnsa

University of Winnipeg Nigerian Students' Association

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ferdinand Reke Avikpe

Email: avikpeferdinard@gmail.com

This is the University of Winnipeg Nigerian Students’ Association. We are a student group that aims to bring together Nigerianstudents from all walks of life. We are looking forward to meeting you.

 

Anyone can become a member by attending our meetings and signing up during the meeting.

 

Meetings: Fridays 12:30pm – 1:20pm, biweekly

University of Winnipeg Pre-Dental Club

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Landon Rattai

Email: uwpredentclub@gmail.com

Our aim is to connect Pre-Dental students that attend the University of Winnipeg, allowing them to network and make friends with like minded students with similar aspirations. We also strive to be a helpful and informative resource to early Pre-Dental students in terms of courses, application, the DAT and dentistry in general.

To be a member simply be interested in becoming a dentist and be willing to interact with other like minded individuals. Email rattai-l41@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca with your name and why you want to join!

Meeting:

Members will be added to the Instagram group chat, Zoom meetings will be planned around members schedules, and in person meetings in the library conference rooms can be made if conditions allow. The meeting schedule is flexible.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwpdc

University of Winnipeg Queer Student Association (QSA)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Rae Hoeppner

Email:: uofwqsa@gmail.com

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact: Rae Hoeppner

Email: uofwqsa@gmail.com

The University of Winnipeg Queer Student Association (QSA) is a safe and welcoming space for Queer students to gather and be themselves. We host monthly activities, such as art exchanges and potlucks.

Meetings: We currently have no regular meetings, but instead, interact on Discord. We aim to have regular in-person meetings in Winter 2022.

Social Media:

Please contact Rae by email to obtain the Discord invite.

University of Winnipeg Writing Group

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Griffin Paragas

Email: UWWritingGroupNeo@gmail.com

The purpose of this group is to provide a space for fiction and non-fiction writers of all kinds and types in which they can sharetheir works with fellow writers, and to allow these writers to both receive and give feedback to their peers.

People who are fiction or non-fiction writers, including those who write poetry, can become members. To become a member, theymust attend meetings. We are holding meetings online via our Discord server until further notice due to the pandemic. Membersdo not have to attend every meeting, and they don’t have to submit a work to each meeting they attend. Members should attend atleast one meeting to get a sense of how the writers group works.

Meetings:

We hold meetings every Wednesday at 12:30 pm. There may be breaks in meetings during exam-heavy periods or duringholidays. This meeting schedule is not set in stone, If there are those that cannot attend the meeting, we can discuss a good timeand date that fits everyone’s needs to the best of the group’s ability.Due to the global pandemic, all meetings are held online on our Discord server until further notice. Members looking to join caneither email the group head for the Discord link or check out our Twitter page.

Social Media: https://twitter.com/group_uw

UWinnipeg motionball

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ripanjot Gill

Email: ripangill97@gmail.com

Motionball is a national non-profit that empowers young Canadians to be leaders in their communities, raising funds andawareness for Special Olympics through integrated social and sporting events. We believe that the next generation of Canadians, today’s students and young professionals, are the future of the Special Olympics movement – with the power to make a meaningful difference for generations to come.

Motionball for Special Olympics is a national non-profit organization raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics CanadaFoundation through integrated sport and social events across Canada. motionball is looking to expand our committee ofpassionate student-leaders at The University of Winnipeg to promote and grow the Special Olympics movement on campus. Thisis a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills while getting involved with an important cause. The only requirement to jointhe UWinnipeg motionball chapter is being a student at the University and passion to fundraise for special olympic athletes.

 

Meetings:

Once a month (probably Sunday’s), then as needed leading up to the event. Depending on the circumstances or ability of the members the meeting can either be in- person or online. For monthly in- person meetings, most of the time they would be on-campus and will be flexible as per everyone’s schedule.

 

Social Media:
Instagram

 

UWSA Photo Club

Year: 2021/22
Status: Recognized & Affiliated
Contact(s): Bryce Bastiaanssen

Email: uofwphotoclub@gmail.com

The purpose of the UWSA photoclub is to collaborate with, and learn from other students in the art of photography, the UWSAPhotoclub is also dedicated in collaborating with the UWSA, UWSA student groups & Local networks of photographers in Winnipeg

Any student who is currently taking courses with the University of Winnipeg can email UofWphotoclub@gmail.com to become a member.

Meeting:

meetings will be held weekly in the UWSA lounge area, special events, guest speakers, and group shoots will be announced viaE-mail

Social Media:

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/uwsaphotoclub/

 

Youth Parliament of Manitoba (YPM)

Year: 2021/22
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Xiao Zhang

Email: zhang-x78@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Youth Parliament of Manitoba is a safe space for youth to participate in the political process while engaging in debates that tackle societal issues. Additionally, members may strengthen their public speaking and meet like-minded youth. Cabinet members will be engaged in a professional development program where they could learn general workplace skills.

Youth Parliament of Manitoba is a model parliamentary session focused on engaging youth in politics. There is an annual winter session held at the Manitoba Legislative Building from December 26-31.

Any youth between the ages of 16-20 may attend our winter session. After attending a session, youth may apply for our cabinet, a year-round professional development program.

Meetings:

Cabinet meets bi-weekly from August-January every year with additional check-in meetings every other week. This year we will be meeting online via Zoom instead of in person.

Social Media:

  • Website – ypmanitoba.ca
  • Instagram – @ypmanitoba
  • Facebook – @ypmanitoba

 

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