University of Winnipeg

University of Winnipeg

There are many great reasons to choose The University of Winnipeg, centrally located in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We offer diverse programs, award-winning professors and opportunities for undergraduate research.

Top reasons to study here

  • Our small class sizes, personal attention, affordable tuition, friendly community and central location are all geared to help you excel.
  • UWinnipeg offers unique research opportunities to undergraduates—many participate directly in research.
  • Students requiring additional English upgrading can apply through our Pathway program, with the opportunity to take university-level courses for credit

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)



The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. The founding colleges were Manitoba College (1871), and Wesley College (1888), which merged to form United College in 1938.


The University of Winnipeg is pleased to offer Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) programs across an array of disciplines. Located in the Buhler Centre in the heart of Downtown Winnipeg, PACE enriches students’ lives with the knowledge, skills and professional relationships they need to thrive in their preferred field.


The University of Winnipeg is a campus full of innovative and diverse research programs.  We are proud to host the Cisco Research Chair in Collaborative Technologies, the Richardson College for the Environment, the Canadian Oral History Centre, Canada Research Chairs and numerous other research chairs, institutes and centres.


Career Services offers a wide range of supports to students and recent graduates of The University of Winnipeg. We can help you with Career Planning - with tips and tools on how to assess yourself, explore different fields, decide on a career path and then make it happen. We have compiled resources on occupations, graduate schools and pre-professional admission testing (MCAT, GMAT, etc.), and ways to get experience through internships and volunteer positions.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

International Students Services at University of Winnipeg offers a variety of services — including orientation, socio-cultural events and a mentorship program — to international students.

Housing services

As a member of the University of Winnipeg residence community, you can expect a memorable and rewarding living, learning environment that encourages personal growth, mutual respect, and academic success. Living in residence connects you to the heart of student life on campus and the convenience of being minutes away from class.

 Living in residence places students at an academic advantage. The combination of designated study space, academic skills programming, scholastic role models, and peer study groups combine to create an environment conducive to academic acceleration.

Medical services

Renovated Duckworth Centre & new Health, Wellness and Healing Centre

  • renovating 10,00 square feet of three story Duckworth Centre
  • houses the new Faculty of Kinesiology and its academic and athletic programs
  • clinic with primary health care for students, staff and local community members and athletic therapy and massage therapy including sports medicine
  • traditional and alternative healing services

Student Life

Campus life

Living on campus while studying at UWinnipeg is a great way to make lasting friendships and excel in your studies. Explore our room options and meal plans to help you choose the options that's best for you!A place to learn. Living in residence places students at an academic advantage. The combination of designated study space, academic skills programming, scholastic role models, and peer study groups combine to create an environment conducive to academic acceleration.

A variety of living options to cater to your needs. UWinnipeg offers a variety of residence building styles to ensure that your individual living needs are met.

Sports facilities

  • Axworthy Health & RecPlex
  • Duckworth Centre
  • Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre

Student clubs

The University of Winnipeg Students' Association (UWSA)

The UWSA is an student elected organization on campus that represents over 10 000 students. We provide services such as the Bike Lab, dayplanners, and Soma Café, advocate for students to the UW administration and all levels of government, as well as throw events throughout the year. Get involved in your campus today!

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I haven’t really started my studies at the university but through my interactions with the staffs of the school and also the webinars thats are conducted concerning the new term, I would say so far I am having quite a great experience. As for me, sent emails are replied after one business day. I got assisted quite well with the class registration advisor. In total, I am...

In competent tutors and lecturers
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

its ok, but i want to get the full content of my field of study. Its limited out here. some lecturers are not competent which results in overload kind of work. Otherwise i just want to continue my studies. thanks

Have faith
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

So far, there is no experience due to the pandemic and classes are online. Aside from that, the lecturers are very good


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