Current Student Groups
African-Caribbean Students Association (ACSA)
Contact(s): Deborah Eddi
The ACSA is a student group for African and Caribbean students to connect and share their cultures with each other. Events and other programs will be held throughout the school year to bring the members of the ACSA and the community together.
Membership: All members of the African and Caribbean diaspora are invited to join this group.
Meetings: Meetings will be held among the board members of the group to plan events and programs which will be open to the rest of the student body and community.
Anthropology Student Association (UWASA)
Contact(s): Emily Fedora
The UWASA is an opportunity to connect with other students with similar aspirations and faculty members in the anthropology field. Members of this group will access field school opportunities, available grants, grad school preparation discussions, study buddies, and opportunities to become a research assistant or TA.
Membership: University of Winnipeg students interested in the field of anthropology are welcome to join this group by email!
Meetings: Meetings will be held monthly, with different events such as movie nights and bake sales taking place once in a while. Meeting spaces are to be determined, but members will be updated.
Arab Students' Association
Contact(s): Aysha Harb
Arab Students’ Association is a way where both Arabs and non-Arabs can connect through different cultures while being on campus. We look to create an environment where all students of Arab ethnicities can feel supported and welcomed.
Meetings: Arab Students’ Association’s (ASA) plan for the first meeting is to start with a table in hopes of recruiting members for the group. And in the future, sessions will run in person by booking free spaces within the campus and meetings on zoom. Meetings will occur once a week for now as we believe it is essential to touch base and share our thoughts on the group and where its.
Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO)
Contact(s): Philip George
Catholic Christian Outreach is a student club that was established in 2017. Our goal is to provide the opportunity for students to grow closer to God and find community on campus. While Catholic in nature, our club is inclusive and open to any student seeking a vibrant faith-based community.
Membership: Anyone is welcome regardless of background or belief. Whether you are looking for the community on campus or want to grow closer to God, or are just curious about what we do, we invite you to check us out!
Meetings: As one of the larger communities on campus, we host regular social and spiritual events at the UofW. We host weekly club gatherings that are usually a board game night or a sports event (basketball or soccer typically). Throughout the semester, there are a number of events on and off campus. Send us an email and get connected, or follow us on social media to see what we are up to.
Chemistry Students Association (ChemSA)
Contact(s): Lance Lecocq-Gareau
ChemSA provides a place to connect like-minded, scientific individuals inside the university. ChemSA attends and provides refreshments for the chemistry seminars held on campus and meets monthly for fun social events. Our goal in ChemSA is to foster friendships and create an enjoyable atmosphere on campus for our members.
Membership: 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 email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Meetings: ChemSA typically meets on the first Monday of every month; the location may vary. Check out our social media to stay updated!
Computer Programming Club (UWCoPC)
Contact(s): Reza Saker Hossain
UWCoPC aims to bring together enthusiastic programming students and provide a safe and inclusive platform to learn and practice the art of programming.
Membership: Any current student interested in programming and technology.
Meetings: Occasionally around the campus or online. Please check our Instagram profile for the next meeting time and location.
Criminal Justice Students' Association (CJSA)
Contact(s): Jacob Cramer
The Criminal Justice Students’ Association strives to be a unified voice for issues within the criminal justice community. It acts as a platform for work, volunteer, and networking opportunities and provides general support to University of Winnipeg students throughout their degree process.
Membership: All University of Winnipeg students are welcome to join regardless of their major. Those interested in joining can register as a sitting member on our website or by sending us a DM on Instagram.
Meetings: There are no regularly scheduled meetings for this group. Meetings, events, and presentations will occur throughout the school year and may be held in person or online.
Deeper Life Campus Fellowship (DLCF)
Contact(s): John Ige
We are here to help students realize their academic, research and future goals, thereby contributing to the wholesome breeding of future responsible and goal-oriented leaders following biblical precepts.
Membership: Everyone is free to join! Just come to our meetings.
Meetings: Every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm. We want to use a smaller classroom for our meetings; we’ve used room 2C11, Centennial Hall, in the past.
Contact(s): Jade Anderson Anderson
We exist to bring women of Christ together in a welcoming & loving environment. Regardless of your belief, you are welcome to join us in faith, friendship and fellowship with one another! Follow us on Instagram or our website for meeting dates and more info, we hope to see you there!
Membership: Delight will not be doing membership. We are simply a community that desires, fellowship, faith, and friendship. We would love for you to attend regularly, and we would also be thrilled just to meet you!
Meetings: Delight will meet weekly in a booked room or simply around the University of Winnipeg campus. Check out our Instagram or website for dates, times, and locations, as they are subject to change!
Drag Student Association (DSA)
Contact(s): Aldin Sabic
The Drag Student Association (DSA) is a group aimed at uniting post-secondary students with love for the drag community, both locally and nationally. You’ll love this group if you like discussing drag, particularly RuPaul’s Drag Race. This group is also aimed at providing a safe and welcoming space for those wanting to learn more about the drag community.
Membership: Any student at the University of Winnipeg or the University of Manitoba interested in the drag community is welcome and encouraged to join. Members can participate by contacting Aldin Sabic at email@example.com.
Meetings: Meetings occur on a casual basis. The primary form of communication will happen on Discord which can be accessed through this link: https://discord.gg/YyN9Nxe8.
Education Student Association (EdSA)
Contact(s): Keely Haight
We are a welcoming community of like-minded education students who aim to provide a community and resources to fellow education students. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or inquiries about our activities. We hope to see you soon!
Membership: To be a member of EdSA, you have to be either a student in the Faculty of Education or have attended at least 3 EdSA meetings. After-Degree, Integrated, or PACE students are welcome!
Meetings: We meet monthly in the EdSA lounge in Graham Hall. The meetings occur monthly, decided every month due to executive availability. Meeting times will be posted on the EdSA Instagram account and Discord and written on the board in the Graham Hall Lounge.
English Literature Students' Association (ELSA)
Contact(s): Nicholas Wasyliw
ELSA aims to represent and advocate for students in The University of Winnipeg’s English department. It also strives to enrich students’ experiences at The University of Winnipeg by organizing social and academic events, hosting regular meetings, providing essential resources and information on the department, and building community among students.
Membership: Anyone can join. We encourage all University of Winnipeg students taking an English course or who have a passion for literature to join and attend our meetings.
Meetings: These are held weekly on campus in the English common room. Students also have the option to participate in these in-person meetings through Zoom if required. Please email us or join our discord for more information!
Game Studies Society (GSS)
Contact(s): Raymart Caluag
Do you want to create games or simply play games with people with the same hobbies? Game Studies Society will create a safe space for you to mingle and make new friends with the same gaming hobbies as you!
Membership: The member fee is $12. Members can be Alumni, current students, faculty, staff, or person connected to the University. Members must have an interest in playing or creating games.
Meetings: Every week in the first month of the semester and once a month afterwards. Meeting can be initiated by group executives.
Geography and Enviromental Studies and Sciences (GESA)
Contact(s): Demery Broesky
GESA is for any students taking a Geography or Environmental Studies course. They are excited about promoting sustainability on and off campus and strive for a supportive, inclusive community.
Membership: Anybody can join: we encourage all students majoring in Geography and Environmental Science, as well as anyone taking geography or related courses, to come to the meetings and get involved with what we do!
Meetings: Fridays at 12:30; location to be determined. Check out our IG for updates.
Global College Student Advisory Council (GCSAC)
Contact(s): Emaanmahek Malik
Global College Student Advisory Council works to promote awareness and ideas about issues of social justice through fundraising campaigns within the University of Winnipeg and the community. The money raised goes to a variety of local and global organizations to represent our global citizens best. GCSAC also functions in a smaller capacity to advise.
Membership: Anyone interested is welcome to join! You can sign up by emailing us your name and contact information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings: This will be determined once the new school year starts. We are at least planning to meet once a week or every two weeks!
Happy Happy Friend Club
Contact(s): Juscenta Haligowski
The Happy Happy Friend Club is a place for both Canadian and international/ELP University of Winnipeg students to get together and make friends. We will meet on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:15, along with occasional fun social events/outings off campus. If you are new to Winnipeg or familiar, you are welcome here!
Membership: Any student at the University of Winnipeg can become a member of the Happy Happy Friend Club! We want this to be a safe space to make friends and connect with new people! We also want our club to be a social space for international/ELP students to meet Canadian ones, so international/ELP students are encouraged to join. Membership is casual, so you just come to meetings and events whenever you can make it!
Meetings: Meetings will be on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 every week (with occasional social gatherings outside of regular school hours at various places).
Contact(s): Florencia Katz
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 are through a number of our great Jewish organizational partners.
Meetings: Shabbat dinners, weekly lunches on campus, advocacy programs, leadership skills and developmental programs, and 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.
Illicit Dance Crew (IDC)
Contact(s): Dana Lance
Illicit dance crew was established in 2017 as a performance/cover crew primarily for Kpop. The crew has performed around Winnipeg and is known for creating energetic and eye-catching sets. Our love of dance and Kpop has been combined while promoting Korean culture through the dances.
Membership: For anyone interested, folks are encouraged to either email or DM our Instagram page. We don’t hold auditions but ask that you can commit to the days and times that we schedule dance practice and upcoming performances that may come up throughout the year. There may also be times when we may ask to cover fees if needed (but the director and other veteran members will be the ones to help cover it first).
Meetings: We have been practicing Fridays from 4:30-6 PM at Drop in Dance Wpg, located at 1381 Portage Ave (there are buses and some parking available). Depending on whether we have upcoming performances, we have also booked other studios within the city. The information will be updated through our group chat, where we mainly communicate with everyone else.
Contact(s): Jane Tully
We are a Christian community on campus where all students, regardless of belief, can explore, discover, and deepen faith, develop friendships and serve our campus and our world. Feast, pray and love together at U of W.
Membership: 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 where students can explore, discover and deepen faith, develop friendships and make a difference in the world. Feast, pray, and love at the University of Winnipeg.
Meetings: We will likely book some classrooms for a few small group bible studies. We will also likely book the chapel for a regular prayer meeting. The days and times are still TBA.
Jeux du Commerce West (JDC West)
Contact(s): Elsa Owusu
Participating in JDC West allows delegates to improve their critical thinking, case analysis, presentation, public speaking, and networking skills through training and applying them to real-world cases. As a result, delegates leave JDC West with solid presentation and analytical skills, a heightened sense of confidence and a broad business network.
Membership: Your $600 delegate fee includes the following:
- Three nights’ accommodation at the Sheraton hotel – Saskatoon
- Two breakfasts and three dinners (lunches will be included for those who are competing during the lunch hour)
- Access to all JDC West events
- Transportation throughout the JDC West weekend based on the scheduled bus times
Meetings: Meetings will occur primarily on Saturdays using our own spaces or classrooms in the Buhler Centre or the JDC Office in the Buhler centre. We will also need to use the gym on select Saturdays for training. On October 1, October 29, November 12, December 3, and January 7, we will be having mock competitions and will need to use classrooms – at least five classrooms with 60 seating capacity and five classrooms with a minimum of 15 seating capacity.
Jewish Student Union (JSU)
Contact(s): Zoe Silver
The Jewish Student Union is a student group meant to bring together Jewish students attending the University of Winnipeg, allowing students to talk and connect with other like-minded students. This group also provides a space for Jewish students to share experiences and stories and discover and develop their Jewish identities.
Membership: Students interested in connecting with the Jewish culture and religion and interested in creating relationships with others with those same interests.
Meetings: The meeting times are TBD. They are expected to be 1-2 times per month. Some include campus lunches, Shabbat dinners, and various other programs.
Contact(s): Brooklyn Meiklejohn
This group has been specially made for kinesiology students. They create new networking opportunities and educational and social experiences for students. So that they can improve outcomes in their field, they also provide employment which gives students different exposure.
Meetings: They hold one open meeting per month that any Kinesiology/AT student can attend. They require an empty classroom(preferably in the Duckworth building) for approximately one hour. Their executive group meets approximately once every two weeks but does not require any space for this.
Kinesiology Games (Kin Games)
Contact(s): Raija Belanger
Kinesiology games is an annual intercollegiate conference and competition that features some of kinesiology’s brightest, athletic, and most spirited students across Canada. The students in attendance are the leaders of tomorrow in a wide array of disciplines and professions. The University of Winnipeg has the honour of hosting Kin games 2023!
Membership: Any student taking classes in the various kinesiology and applied health fields at the U of W Is welcome! We are looking for students seeking a fun university experience who are willing to try new experiences, meet new people, and bring their spirit! There is a conference fee that will be around $500, and team clothing will be ordered. We will be doing various team fundraising for these costs.
Meetings: We will meet a few times a month for practices until March and will have monthly social events. The practices are usually held on mornings before we start class, in the gymnasium at Duckworth.
Contact(s): Kirstin Witwicki
The MESC student society was created to foster connection and to provide opportunities for growth and reflection for students in the MESC program through a combination of social and educational events. The events offered by the MESCSS will reflect the program’s interdisciplinary nature, including a regular speaker series.
Membership: At this time, membership will be open only to students enrolled in the MESC program. Potential members can email the MESCSS and be accepted as long as they are enrolled in the program.
Meetings: Meetings will take place virtually every biweekly Tuesday for the 2022-2023 school year.
Contact(s): Katelyn Howie
The purpose of motionball is to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympians. motionball aims to support, celebrate, and include local Special Olympians across Manitoba. Motionball’s two main fundraisers are the Marathon of Sport and #NoGoodWay.
Membership: Anyone can become a member! Send your resume to the University of Winnipeg’s motionball email email@example.com.
Meetings: Once per month but leading up to events such as the Marathon of Sport and #NoGoodWay day, there will be multiple monthly meetings.
Muslim Students' Association (UWMSA)
Contact(s): Farwa Awan
The University of Winnipeg Muslim Students’ Association serves the purpose of uniting the Muslim community and the students of the University of Winnipeg together. We aim to be a safe space for Muslims from all backgrounds to be proud of what they believe in in a non-judgemental place.
Membership: If you wish to become a member, please DM our Instagram. If you choose to become a member, there are many perks, including being able to join executive meetings and making decisions that directly impact the association together with the executive team.
Meetings: Meetings are scheduled to be twice a week.
Pakistan Student Association (PSA)
Contact(s): Mubasher Abid
PSA welcomes all. Unlike other groups, our group is open to everyone. Anyone, Pakistani or not, may join, and all will find a place within the group; it’s welcoming, and it is meant for all. The purpose of our group is to spread the beautiful culture Pakistan has to offer by hosting events and much more. We encourage all to reach out and take part.
Membership: Any student or staff member at the University of Winnipeg.
Meetings: Every Wednesday, Time (TBA) and Location (TBD).
Philosophy Student Association (PhilSA)
Contact(s): Etan Redekop
This group is for those who wish to participate in open-minded discussions of ideas. Together, we seek freedom of thought.
Membership: Anyone can become a member.
Power Bible School
We aim to examine science vs the Bible, evolution vs bible/faith, morality vs the Bible, and many more pressing issues that trouble our minds and answer the very difficult questions on the very challenging issues through the accurate, precise, revealed word of God so that you will grounded in the knowledge of Christ. Simply a mini Bible School.
Membership: We welcome those who are already Christian, those who aren’t Christian, and those from other religious backgrounds who want to learn and understand the scriptures and how to interpret the Bible. The kingdom of God is in power!
Meetings: To get a list of our meetings, please send an email. Lessons can be tailored to suit an individual’s time.
Psychology Students' Association (UWPSA)
Contact(s): Madison Chisholm, Adiam Negash, and Cliff Stornel
Are you seeking to meet other Psychology and Neuroscience students with whom to study and socialize and raise awareness of mental wellness? Then, this group is for you! Our goal is to create a community that shares a love for psychology and to develop closer bonds between students and their faculty through fun events and volunteer opportunities.
Are you seeking to meet other Psychology and Neuroscience students with whom to study and socialize and raise awareness of mental wellness? Then, 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.
Queer Student Association (QSA)
Contact(s): Victor Balmana
The Queer Student Association (QSA) strives to create a safe and welcoming online and on-campus space for all 2SLGBTQ+ identifying students and trusted allies. With a 24/7 available online server for finding community and monthly events, we want to ensure every student under the rainbow can find someone to turn to.
Membership: All queer/2SLGBTQ+ identifying students are welcome to join in our online, on-campus, or both spaces, depending on their comfortability levels, free of cost and without any worry about losing membership for missing events. We accept you and all your identities, we see you, and we are a group here for you whenever you are ready to join.
Meetings: We currently do not have any regular meetings. However, we host monthly events such as mixers, brunches, potlucks, art/gift exchanges, and more. Keep up to date with our socials to learn more!
Contact(s): Mohammed Sheheryar Mouzam
Rotaract is a service club dedicated to finding innovative solutions to global challenges while developing leadership skills and making friends worldwide. Rotaract clubs are members of Rotary International, a humanitarian service organization that promotes integrity, advanced goodwill, and peace. Join us to become world leaders and make new friends
Membership: According to Rotary International – $5 membership fee annually. Members must be 18 or older.
Meetings: Bi-Weekly, TBA.
Students of Science Association
Contact(s): Izabella Samborski
The Students of Science Association is unique because we are the only science group open to any science students. A welcoming community is especially beneficial for first-year students, who can receive mentorship. We also provide members with job and research opportunities, discounts for prep courses, and scholarships.
Membership: Any student taking three or more credit hours of a science course.
Meetings: Generally held on Fridays from 12:30 pm-1:20 pm in-person (0RC013) every second week. Meetings are often subject to change.
The University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter (UWGK)
Contact(s): Reke Avikpe
The UW-GK believes that we can take power related to knowledge and the Golden Key pillars and make a change for the better right here.
Membership: To be a member of the Golden Key Society, students must be invited by their institution to join. Once they are members, they do not need to qualify again in the future. If their GPA drops in future sessions, it does not affect their membership in any way. They are a member for life. To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be in the top 15% of second to fourth-year undergraduate students or be a top-performing graduate student, and
- Be currently registered in full- or part-time studies in any field of study.
Meetings: Meetings are only attended by executive members.
The University of Winnipeg Indian Students' Association (UWISA)
Contact(s): Roshani Shukla
UWISA is a super friendly association for all UW students, regardless of gender, race or culture, to come together and help each other grow through the starting years of our careers. Apart from assisting newcomers in exploring our university, we also help other students explore Indian culture. We host games, festivities and discussions on various topics.
Membership: You can become a member of our group if you are a current university student. Please send us an email for the same, and you will receive a confirmation within 48 hours of your email. You can also connect with us through our social media handles for more details about membership or group.
Meetings: Our Meetings will be once or twice a month. For details of our monthly meetings, you can visit our social media pages or even contact us for more information.
The University of Winnipeg Jack.org
Contact(s): Breanna Laggo
The University of Winnipeg Jack.org Chapter is a student-led advocacy group aiming to promote positive mental health and decrease stigma on campus.
Membership: We welcome anyone interested in our chapter to contact us on Instagram or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Meetings: Not applicable at this time.
The University of Winnipeg Nepalese Students' Association (UWNPSA)
Contact(s): Winner Pathak
We aim to connect with all Nepalese students at the university. The group has senior students as Mentors to assist new Nepali students transition to university life. In addition, we offer space for fellow Nepalese students to come together and organize events to get to know one another so everyone feels at home.
Membership: Open to all Nepalese students at the university. Please email us at email@example.com or send us a DM if you are interested in joining.
Meetings: Meetings will be planned around everyone’s schedule when necessary.
The University of Winnipeg Pre-Med Society (UWPMS)
Contact(s): Ishika Mittal
Are you thinking of applying to medical school? Then, join the U of W Pre-Med Society to network with med-school admissions officers, medical professionals, and like-minded students!
Membership: Anyone can become a member of this group! Specifically, this group is targeted at:
- those who are interested in a career in the medical field,
- those who want to learn more about healthcare
Anyone 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 area needed.
The University of Winnipeg Ukrainian Students’ Association (UWUKRSA)
Contact(s): Marysa Fosty
The UWUKRSA is committed to honouring and celebrating our Ukrainian culture and heritage and remains open to any student interested in doing the same.
Membership: Any student of Ukrainian heritage or anyone interested in preserving Ukrainian culture can join our club! Check us out on Instagram and fill out our application form to become a member today.
Meetings: Our club would like to meet monthly using a room in the Bullman student centre.
The University of Winnipeg's Pre-Veterinary Club (UWPVC)
Contact(s): Savannah Jolicoeur
The UWPVC’s goal is to connect and support pre-veterinary students at the University of Winnipeg! We plan on hosting application & interview prep sessions, presentations from veterinary professionals, host community outreach events, and fun volunteer outings!
Membership: Membership is open to any current University of Winnipeg student considering veterinary medicine as a career option (you don’t have to be 100% sure to join!). There is no obligation to attend meetings as a general member.
Meetings: There will be no regularly scheduled meetings for this group. We will host meetings as-needed for info sessions, interview/application prep, presentations, community event updates, etc. Meetings may be online or in person.
The Wildlife Society UW
Contact(s): Simon DePasquale
As a student-run chapter of The Wildlife Society, this group hopes to connect students with wildlife professionals, academics, and employers within the larger society. We do things like run workshops for students so they can gain hands-on experience in techniques commonly used in the field of wildlife biology.
Membership: Anyone can join! This group is most useful for students studying biology/environmental science who are passionate about the outdoors, and/or pursuing a career in wildlife biology.
U of W Badminton Club
Contact(s): Simon DePasquale
Players of all skill levels are welcome. So get some exercise and have some fun!
Membership: Players of all skill levels are welcome. Get some exercise and have some fun!
Meetings: We would like to use the community gym above the rec plex. We used to use this facility before COVID.
U of W Esports
Contact(s): Shota Fugler
U of W Esports plans to create a community that shares the passion for gaming, and hobbies. We will host tournaments for League of Legends, Valorant and Smash.
Membership: Anyone can join; just join our Discord.
Meetings: Meetings will be primarily held online. Most tournaments will be held online, while some tournaments will be held in person.
U of W Toastmasters Club
Contact(s): Susan Kotello
Our Toastmasters Club provides a fun, friendly place for members to practice their communication, English language, and leadership skills. Through peer evaluation, encouragement and support, individuals gain experience and confidence, leading to improved abilities.
Membership: The club is open to all students, alumni, faculty and community members. According to Toastmasters International, members must be 18 or older. Membership is $11 per month.
Meetings: Meetings are held biweekly on Mondays from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. (during the free period).
University of Winnipeg Anime Club (UWAnime)
Contact(s): Sheila Granada
The UWAnime group aims to bring together people interested in or want to learn more about anime or anything related (manga, Japanese culture, video games, cosplaying, k-pop/j-pop, etc.). This group aims to create a welcoming space to openly discuss and share your anime-related interests or to watch anime with others simply.
Membership: Anyone is welcome to join! You’re highly encouraged to join if you are interested in or are already a part of the anime community. Feel free to contact Sheila by email if you’re interested in joining or have any questions.
Meetings: Currently, there is no set schedule for meetings. There will be a Discord server to interact virtually with other members and discuss meetings.
University of Winnipeg Applied Computer Science Student Association (UWACSSA)
Contact(s): Raymart Caluag
UWACSSA is the official student group for the ACS department. We host monthly general meetups where you can network and meet new people. We also host monthly meetups for womxn in ACS (WACS) for ACS majors who do not identify as male to network. Joining the UWACSSA is a great chance to meet new people and integrate yourself into the ACS community!
Membership: Anybody can become a member! it is 100% free.
Meetings: We host a general meetup once a month, which could be video game tournaments, corn maze, rec room, or similar activities. We also host a monthly meetup for the WACS (Women in ACS) sub-group, which are similar to the monthly general meetup, a chance to network with board games and pizza, or video game tournaments.
University of Winnipeg Biology Students' Association (UWBSA)
Contact(s): Apara Pathak
The University of Winnipeg Biology Students’ Association (UWBSA) is a volunteer student group established to represent and advocate for science students on campus. The UWBSA aims to provide students with a sense of community, a space to advance their interests in biology, and promote collaboration with other student groups and organizations.
Membership: Any attending University of Winnipeg student who 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. In addition, 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 bi-monthly in a hybrid format. Our general meetings will be announced over Instagram and on our group chat.
University of Winnipeg Campus Conservatives (UWCC)
Contact(s): Evan Robinson
The UWCC is a welcoming, inclusive, and engaging group that brings university students of all types together to discuss the issues of Canadian politics from a conservative perspective. We hold meetings with elected officials, thought leaders, journalists, and students to critically express the conservative message at the University of Winnipeg.
Membership: Membership is open to anyone, with no costs associated. We ask that you have a valid Conservative Party of Canada membership if you are interested in joining our executive board. Otherwise, there are no restrictions on who can join the club. To join, please get in touch with our club’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will add you to our mailing list.
Meetings: We hold monthly meetings, often at different venues across Winnipeg. We will host our AGM at Crescent Park in September but plan to have our less formal meetings on campus in classrooms throughout the school year.
University of Winnipeg Classics Students Association (UWCSA)
Contact(s): Marina Milne
Are you interested in the ancient world? Join the UW Classics Association, open to Classics majors, minors, or enthusiasts! The UWCSA connects students through social events, weekly student meetings, and fundraising efforts for our community! You can find us anytime in 4G07, during our meetings in 4M39, or follow us on Facebook and Instagram!
Membership: Everyone is welcome to join the UWCSA, whether majoring, minoring, or simply interested in the field of Classics! Please reach out through our email and social media accounts, stop by our Common Room in 4G07, or join our weekly meetings in 4M39!
Meetings: The UWCSA meets weekly on Wednesdays, from 12:30 – 1:20 pm, in 4M39!
University of Winnipeg History Students Association (HSA)
Contact(s): Kate Moulden
Do you want to spend time with people who are also interested in history? Come join the HSA and meet other history lovers, help plan fun events like bake sales and trivia nights and spend time in an inclusive and enjoyable community. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
Membership: Anyone currently taking a history course, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (3 and 4-year degree) in History, Honours or Masters and has an interest in history.
Meetings: Every second Wednesday at 12:30 pm in the History Common Room on the 3rd floor of Ashdown Hall (3A49).
University of Winnipeg International Students’ Union (UWISU)
Contact(s): Reza Saker Hossain
UWISU aims to connect international students at the University of Winnipeg and provide peer-to-peer support. UWISU has been an active club since 2020 and has organized services like tutoring and mentorship that helped many first-year students and created opportunities for other international students to participate in volunteer activities that support the international student community. We also organize fun events and activities to help 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 at various locations around the campus. Please check our Instagram page for the time and place.
University of Winnipeg Math and Stats Students Association (UWMSSA)
Contact(s): Jeff Peitsch
We create a community, provide support for students to thrive, and get involved on campus. We coordinate with faculty and other organizations to help students access opportunities in research, jobs, and prospective career options. In addition, we organize with other STEM student groups to amplify our reach and impact.
Membership: Any student interested in mathematics and statistics is welcome to hang out with us!
Meetings: We meet regularly, usually every other week. We look forward to a total return of in-person events to make the best of the school year!
University of Winnipeg Physics Student Association (PHYSSA)
Contact(s): Igal Press
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.
Membership: Students can access a lounge and a larger classroom full of chalkboards, printers, and projectors that are free to use for any student who pays the membership fee of $10. Contact PHYSSA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings: Meetings take place monthly or at the discretion of the student association.
University of Winnipeg Pre-Dental Club (UWPDC)
Contact(s): Landon Rattai
We aim to connect Pre-Dental students that attend the University of Winnipeg and to be a helpful and informative resource for Pre-Dental students in terms of application, the DAT, dental school and dentistry in general.
Membership: To be a member, simply be interested in becoming a dentist and be willing to interact with other like-minded individuals. Email email@example.com with your name and why you want to join to be added to our WhatsApp group chat!
Meetings: Members will be added to the WhatsApp group chat, Zoom, and in-person meetings will be made throughout the year.
University of Winnipeg Soccer Student Group
Contact(s): Jack Mukinay
The student group is for all who love the sport and want to play alongside others who enjoy the game in a safe environment.
Membership: Anyone can become a member. All you need to do is email the student group, and you will be added to the spreadsheet of members.
Meetings: Meetings will be held every Friday to discuss what has been done in the past week alongside what will be done in the following weeks.
Contact(s): Alexis Ferguson
The University of Winnipeg chapter of the MCEC is a group of education students passionate about doing our best for ALL students. They host professional development sessions for and provide resources to Education students throughout the school year. They also send volunteers to MCEC events.
Membership: Any education student can become a member by contacting us via email.
Meetings: Meetings are done through Zoom monthly.
Contact(s): Jignesh Patel
Through this group, members will be allowed access to the Axworthy Health & Recplex for Cricket practice during winter.
Membership: Anyone that wants to practice cricket. They must have their complete kit.
Meetings: Practice at the Axworthy Health & Recplex on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM.
Uwinnipeg Pehchaan-e-Bhangra (UWPB)
Contact(s): Lavmeet Singh
Bhangra is an energetic and lively cultural dance from the Punjab region of South Asia. The purpose of ‘Uwinnipeg Pehchaan-e-Bhangra’ group is to bring together students for the purpose of learning and performing Bhangra. All students are welcome to attend and be a part of this group.
Membership: Anyone who is a university member interested in Bhangra dancing is welcome. Membership is open to students from any year and area of study. In order to join the group, students can contact the coordinator directly through the contact details listed.
UWSA Photo Club
Contact(s): Bryce Bastiaanssen
The purpose of the UWSA Photo Club is to collaborate with and learn from other students in the art of photography. The UWSA Photo Club is also dedicated to collaborating with the UWSA, UWSA student groups & local networks of photographers in Winnipeg.
Membership: Any student currently taking courses with the University of Winnipeg can email UofWphotoclub@gmail.com to become a member.
Meetings: Meetings, photoshoots and photo opportunities will be organized throughout the school year!
Youth Parliament of Manitoba (YPM)
Contact(s): Xiao Zhang
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.
Cabinet meets bi-weekly from August-January every year with additional check-in meetings every other week.
- Website – ypmanitoba.ca
- Instagram – @ypmanitoba
- Facebook – @ypmanitoba