THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG

The University of Winnipeg campus: front of stone building.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 5 to 9.99%
Academic staff who identify as Indigenous 5 to 9.99%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Cree
Ojibway/Anishinaabemowin/Nishnaabemwin

Mandatory courses

Yes, for all students

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Graduate fellowship
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds
+ Other

Indigenous students can also seek additional financial supports for non-tuition or emergency costs through the Aboriginal Student Services Centre.

Financial guidance

Our Aboriginal Student Services Centre is a one-stop shop offering full service access to enrolment, financial aid and student services in a culturally safe environment. The Office of Indigenous Affairs provides additional guidance to Indigenous students on these programs on an individual basis, as does our mainstream Financial Aid and Awards office.

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Child care
Transportation support
+ Other

We also provide culturally safe learning supports.

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
+ Other

The University of Winnipeg hosts an annual Graduation Pow-Wow to honour UWinnipeg's Aboriginal graduates. The event is hosted by the Aboriginal Student Council (ASC) and the Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC).