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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Black Student Union (BSU)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ella Taylor

Email: bsuuofw@gmail.com

We are a group created by & for Winnipeg’s Black community to create connection, share knowledge and opportunities, and celebrate our culture(s). A space by and for Black students and community members to exist unapologetically, connect and find support as well as grow, share knowledge & opportunities and foster Black healing and liberation in Winnipeg.

Membership is open to Black students and community members.

Meetings:

Weekly or biweekly, over zoom or potentially at other community meeting spaces while the university is closed due to COVID-19.

Social Media:

  • Facebook – @bsu.uofw
  • Instagram – @bsu.uofw

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: 2020/21
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.

Social Media:

CODE (On Campus)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Kristen Myska

Email: codeoncampusuw@gmail.com

CODE on Campus is a network of students committed to taking steps to improve literacy rates around the world. CODE on Campus supports CODE’s ability to provide literacy and teacher training programs, while engaging young Canadians through awareness-raising, advocacy and fundraising initiatives. By sharing information about CODE, CODE’s programs, and global literacy issues, CODE on Campus fosters a new generation of literacy advocates.

Membership is open all students at the University of Winnipeg. Students interested in education, international development, or literacy are encouraged to join!

Meetings:

If campus re-opens, meetings will be dependent on any group events planned.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @codeoncampus.uw
  • Facebook – @CODEoncampusUW

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!

Social Media:

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.

Eco Team UWinnipeg

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Monique Ellison

Email: moniqueellison.g@gmail.com

  • Educate about environmental issues and initiatives
  • Advocate for environmental sustainability on and off campus
  • Engage the UWinnipeg community with positive events and initiatives
  • Create a space for members to work on leadership development and event organization skills in a team setting
  • Provide volunteer opportunities for members
  • Connect with actions, events, workshops, and groups related to environmental sustainability and stewardship in the broader Winnipeg community

Any student at the U of W who wants to learn more about or educate people on sustainability related issues and solutions.

Meeting:

Mondays | 12:30-1:20PM | 1RC028 – RCFE

Social Media:

Facebook – @Eco Team UWinnipeg

English Literature Student Association (ELSEA

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Sisika Duvalko

Email: Elsa.uwinnipeg@gmail.com

We are a group of English students who love literature! We are looking for other students who enjoy their English classes!

Anyone interested in English or Literature can become a member!

Meetings:

We are meeting primarily on Discord this year. Please find us on Facebook to join our server!

Social Media:

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

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

Health and Well-Being Group (HWBG)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Aimee Louis

Email: louis-a@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The Health and Well-being Group promote holistic health habits on campus. We achieve this by development of invaluable skills from yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. We support the spiritual wellness of all students at University of Winnipeg. We are open to collaborations with community, student groups or individuals whose values align with the HWBG.

HWBG promote holistic health habits on campus. We achieve this by development of invaluable skills from yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. We support the spiritual wellness of all students at University of Winnipeg. Our events are open to Students, Faculty and Staff at the University of Winnipeg.

Meetings:

Meetings will be held monthly for anyone who is on the email list or follows the Facebook Group.

Social Media: Facebook

Hillel Winnipeg

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Hartley Ellis Mendelsohn

Email: hmendelsohn@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.

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.

Meeting:

Monthly Shabbat dinners, Weekly lunches on campus, Advocacy programs, leadership skills and developmental programs, as well as social networking events throughout the year.

Social Media:

  • Facebook: /HillelWinnipeg
  • Instagram: @hillelwinnipeg

Illicit Dance Crew

Year: 2020/21
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Dana Lance

Email: dana_nagata@yahoo.ca

This dance crew aims to not only express their love of Kpop but through their interests which include, fashion, skincare, food, culture and more. Performing at cultural events around the city as well as promoting dance and Korean music/culture.

There’s no fees or auditions as we want dedicated individuals show up to practices and have a passion for dance or Kpop. Just email us at our email and we’ll set up you up to join the dance crew. The only time there will be any fees is for filming or performances that will go towards clothing or other applicable fees.

Meetings:

TBA Practices vary as our spaces might change but we use the Asper centre for film & theatre at the UofW. Email our director for more information about practice dates and times.

Social Media:

  • Facebook – @Illicity Dance Crew
  • Instagram – @illicitydancecrew

Indigenous Studies Students Association

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Jessica Martin

Email: Martin-j66@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

To facilitate MA Indigenous Governance graduate students to share their research with peers and faculty for purposes of reflection, and to foster community building within the Indigenous Studies Department. We also organize cultural events and ceremonies for students to attend.

 

While this group was originally established primarily for students in the MA Indigenous Governance program, any student can attend a number of the events we host.

 

Meetings: We do not host regular meetings, but rather I, as the coordinator, am available year-round to take requests from students who wish to organize research presentation panels; further, I organize events throughout the year to facilitate cultural experiences on campus and to foster community building in the Department

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

Social Media:

Jack.Org

Year: 2019\20
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Rachel Beazley & Maree Rodriguez

Email: uwhealthwellness@gmail.com

The UWinnipeg Jack.org chapter is part of the national Jack.org network. It aims to educate all members of the U of W community about mental health and wellness, and the the seven dimensions of health

Any current student who attends The University of Winnipeg, its affiliated colleges, or the UW PACE program. Members need valid student identification and must apply online. New members will receive mandatory training (i.e. mental health first aid, sexual violence awareness and prevention training) before becoming a full member of the group. All training costs are covered by the university or the UWSA.

Meetings: Twice a month between September and April

Social Media:

  • @uwhealthwellness

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

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

Menno Simons College Students Association (MSCSA)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Keegan R Denty

Email: mscsacontact@gmail.com

MSCSA strives to embody the spirit and principles of peace, justice, equality, social action, and community. The MSCSA is a voice for the MSC student body, including students and those in our local and global communities; promoting the values of the disciplines of Conflict Resolution Studies (CRS) and International Development Studies (IDS). To accomplish these directives, the MSCSA organizes, participates in and/or supports community building activities and independent initiatives.

Anyone, especially those in the Conflict Resolution Studies and International Development Studies programs can join by reaching out to MSCSA members, or by contacting us through mscsacontact@gmail.com.

Meetings:

Every second Tuesday at 5:30pm

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @mscstudentassociation
  • Facebook – @Menno Simons College Student Association

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.

Social Media:

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:

 

Punjabi Student Association

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Gursimran Singh

Email: lekhi1544@icloud.com

The PSA (Punjabi Student Association) first established this year by UWinnipeg students. The PSA has created an avenue for students at UWinnipeg to discover and celebrate the richness of Punjabi culture.

Anyone interested in joining our culture is welcomed.

Meeting:

Due to Covid-19 we will not do in-person or virtual meetings but as soon as it becomes normal meetings details will be shared.

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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@theuwsa.ca

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

Social Media:

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

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

Email: jolicoeur-s38@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

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:

 

Tumbling and Acrobatics Club

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Albert Bruyere

Email: billbrasky141@hotmail.com

Become stronger, more powerful, more flexible, smarter; and improve your coordination, improve your sleep.

Meetings: No set meeting schedule yet, but hopefully soon!

 

U of W History Student Association

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Jackson Anderson

Email: Anderson-j99@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The History Students’ Association (HSA) offers U of W history students opportunities to meet and socialize with fellow students and faculty through various events and activities.

Meetings: The HSA meets every second Wednesday at 12:30pm in the History Common Room, 3A39.

Social Media:

  • Twitter: @historyUW
  • Facebook: @uwhsa

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.

Ultimate Club

Year: 2019/20
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Nicholas Einarson

Email: einarson-n95@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Run around, catch discs, drink.

Any part time and full time students of the University of Winnipeg. Contact Nick Einarson for more information on the membership.

Meetings: Monday’s
Wednesday 6pm-8pm at Churchill Park

Social Media:

  • Twitter – @theUWUC

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 Beekeeping Club

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Anya Ingram

Email: uwbeesclub@gmail.com

This group’s purpose is learning about beekeeping and why it is important; spreading this information to our university community; and fundraising to support beekeeping initiatives in our city. This benefits students at the university by providing a way to learn about why bees are important, and to get involved in bee activism.

Any student at the university of winnipeg can become a member simply by emailing us.

Meeting:

Because of covid there will not be regular meetings requiring a meeting space. We will be communicating through email.

 

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 Campus New Democrats (UWND)

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Sophie Hershfield and Michael Kvern

Email: uofwnewdemocrats@gmail.com

UWND provides a voice for students at the University of Winnipeg interested in progressive electoral politics while advocating for social democratic principles on campus.

Anyone affiliated with the University of Winnipeg is welcome.

Meetings: We meet once a month

Social Media:

  • Facebook – @yourMYND
  • Instagram – @yourmynd
  • Twitter – @yourMYND

University of Winnipeg Chinese Student Association

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Cheng Zhang

Email: zhang-c64@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Meetings: Second weekend of each month.

Social Media:

 

University of Winnipeg Classics Students Association (UWCSA)

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ruth Dickinson

Email: rhrb@shaw.ca

The purpose of the UWCSA is to engage students in activities that allow for continued learning regarding the Classics. We aim to help other students whether it is through tutoring help, educational support or in personal growth. We also want to connect with fellow students in Classics and in other disciplines to encourage social and academic engagement.

Our membership is open to everyone. They can come to our weekly meetings and can contact us to participate.

Meetings: We meet weekly. We have a common room we use in the Classics Department.

University of Winnipeg Downtown Jazz Program

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Ian Cherry

Email: ianwildcherry@yahoo.ca

The UW Downtown Jazz Program provides a fun, zero pressure environment for students to continue their love of music despite having chosen to attend a university with no music program.

Membership is open to any musician with the equivalent of a high school band level experience on their instrument.

Fee:

Membership is free for U of W students, and $50.00 per term for members of the community at large.

Meetings:

Rehearsals are Sundays in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall 10:30am – 12:00pm – Lab Band

12:30pm – 2:00pm – Big Band

Ekhardt Grammate Hall, Centennial Hall, University of Winnipeg

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 International Students' Union (UWISU)

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Alexander Ilesanmi

Email: info.uwisa@gmail.com

UWISU aims to create a strong network of international students at University of Winnipeg. We celebrate cultural diversity and work towards establishing equality and rights for international students.

Meetings: Once a month at various places around the main campus. Please check our social media page to get full update of our next meetings.

Social Media:

 

University of Winnipeg JDC

Year: 2019/20
Status: affiliated
Contact(s): Jordy de Oliveria

Email: captains@uwinnipegjdcwest.com

JDC West is the largest business competition in Western Canada. It is a three-day event that showcases academics, athletics, debate, and a social competition. Find out more at www.uwinnipegjdcwest.com

Any Business Students enrolled in 3 or more classes during the Fall term

Meetings: Ongoing basis. Please contact for details.

Social Media:

  • @uwinnipegidcw

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: winnerpathak@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 Pre-Dental Club

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

Email: rattai-l41@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

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 Smash Bros (UWSBA)

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Matthew Dankewych

Email: uwsbassociation@gmail.com

Welcome to the UWSBA! We are a student group focused on bringing the competitive smash bros. scene to the university of Winnipeg! We welcome everyone from casual players to even the best of the best!

Anybody, whether a student or a community member, can be apart of our student group. By simply attending our meetings and events.

Meetings: We host weekly meetings every Monday and Wednesday, located in the Bulman centre during the times of 5pm to 9pm. We also host monthly events located also in the Bulman centre, on the last Saturday of each month.

Social Media: Instagram

University of Winnipeg Westies

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Brian Peterson

Email: petersen-b34@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Become a Westie! Learn how to dance West Coast Swing, the state dance of California. Whatever your musical taste, West Coast Swing covers it, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Country, R n’ B or Rock. We Got It!

Any student or faculty member of the University of Winnipeg.

Meetings: once or twice a week. on Modays thru to Thursdays
12 noon to 1pm.

 

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

Urban and Inner-City Student Association

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Shawna Peloquin

Email: snpelo@gmail.com

The Urban and Inner-City Student Association offers various activities that reflect the values and aspiration of it members, students, and of it home campus in the North End

Members must attend regular bi-weekly meeting,
and have interest in volunteering or participate within the Inner-city campus.

Meetings: Every second Wednesday, from 12 to 1 pm

 

UW Chinese Club

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Kynan Bertulli

Email: bertulli-k35@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

Meetings: Every Friday during lunch hours @12:30 – 1:30 in 2C01

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

 

UWinnipeg Nepalese Students' Association (UWNPSA)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Anurag Anand

Email: anand-a@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

UWinnipeg Nepalese Students’ Association is aiming to have a better understanding of the setbacks Nepalese students face while being away from home and also to make their University life enjoyable by supporting them in any way possible. Our sole purpose is to make the Nepalese community on campus unite well.

All students who are from Nepal and enrolled within UWinnipeg can become a member.

Meeting:

We will hold a meeting every 2 weeks to establish a stronger bond between the Nepalese students on campus.

Social Media:

  • Instagram – @uwnpsa

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/

 

Winnipeg Whomping Willows Quidditch

Year: 2019/20
Status: Affiliated
Contact(s): Ally Klassen

Email: abt_klassen@hotmail.com

Calling all athletes, Potterheads, and everyone in between! Inspired by the Harry Potter series, Quidditch combines aspects of dodgeball, rugby and handball into a fun, gender-inclusive sport for all!

Anyone can become a member regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality or other personal attributes.
To become a member, you need only come to a practise.

Meetings: Practises are held once a week, typically on Saturdays from 12-2 at the UofW RecPlex from September-April.

 

Women's and Gender Studies Student Association (WGSSA)

Year: 2019/20
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): Dallas Gillingham

Email: uw.wgssa@gmail.com

The WGSSA is group for students and WGS Majors/Minors who are interested in intersectional feminisms. We aim to build community, promote dialogue, and facilitate feminist activism on campus.

We have no specific requirements for members – we encourage those who are WGS Major/Minors to join our group but welcome anyone with an interest in intersectional feminism to take part however they see fit.

Meetings: The WGSSA will meet every second Monday from 12:30-1:30pm. Meetings will be held in the shared student space between Classics, Philosophy, and Women’s & Gender Studies/Dis, located on the 4th floor of Graham Hall.

Social Media:

  • Facebook – @uwwgssa

Young Communist League Manitoba (YCL-MB)

Year: 2020/21
Status: Recognized
Contact(s): N/A

Email: lea-j24@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca

The Young Communist League of Manitoba is a revolutionary group of young Manitobans who volunteer their time to organize efforts against colonialism, imperialism, and capitalism, and to build working-class power. Our goal is to provide aid for marginalized communities in their struggles against capitalism and colonialism, by offering political education, mutual aid and manpower.

The YCL is Canada’s oldest revolutionary youth organization. Formed in 1923, we struggled against the Great Depression, sent brigades to fight fascism during the Spanish civil war, resisted the cold war, and rallied for peace and nuclear disarmament. The YCL is politically united with the Communist Party of Canada, but is organizationally autonomous with our own constitution, conventions, & membership.

The YCL club meets at least once a month to discuss tasks, plan our activities and follow up on our progress. We organize and participate in protests, marches and movements in support of local and international progressive causes, do work to raise awareness of issues brought on by capitalism and the need for a socialist system as well as combating anti-communist propaganda, and hold educational gatherings to improve our understanding of Marxist-Leninist theory and history. This club is currently the only one in the province of Manitoba.

Anyone under the age of 31 may join. Prospective members must attend at least two meetings or events in order to be considered for membership. Membership is granted by the executive committee.

Fee:

Members must pay $17 for their initial membership fee, which covers a $2 initiation fee, $5 annual convention assessment, and $10 every 6 months.

Meeting:

The YCl-MB meets at least once a month to discuss tasks, plan our activities and follow up on our progress, and organizes and participates in various marches, protests and movements. Monthly, we would require a meeting space that would fit 10-15 people. We would also require space for 20-30 people for events, including access to a projector or multimedia system. We also plan to table monthly.

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 meant to be a safe space to engage in the political process while engaging in debates that tacklesocietal issues. Additionally, members may strengthen their public speaking through debate and meet like-minded youth. Cabinetmembers will be engaged in a professional development program where they could learn general workplace skills.

Any youth between the ages of 16-20 may attend our winter session. After attending a session, youth may apply for our cabinet, ayear-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 bemeeting online via Zoom instead of in person.

Social Media:

 

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