The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in the heart of Canada. Winnipeg is Canada's 7th largest city and capital city of the province of Manitoba, which has been ranked in the top three best large Canadian cities to live in and listed as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2021 by Time Magazine.
UWinnipeg is noted for its academic excellence, small class sizes, environmental commitment, and campus diversity. The university celebrated the 50th anniversary of receiving its university charter in 2017, but its roots date back more than 145 years.
Students attending the university benefit from a low student to faculty ratio and early, hands on, work and research experience. The university is highly accessible, offering the third-lowest tuition rates across Canada.
With nearly 10,000 students, 15 per cent of whom are international students from over 75 countries, UWinnipeg connects people from diverse cultures and nurtures global citizens. Located in a city where over 100 different languages are spoken, international students attending UWinnipeg can benefit from opportunities in the local job market. The university offers more than 400 high-quality undergraduate courses across 50 fields of study.
The campus is a mix of classic and modern environmentally conscious facilities. The Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex is one of the most innovative Science complexes in Canada. It features more than 30 state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories where students research and study the most challenging issues in society.
There is something for everyone at UWinnipeg including open green spaces, a rich array of arts and cultural activities, fitness facilities, and student groups. The campus's vibrant downtown location allows students to advance their education while benefiting from the wide range of shops and arts and culture scenes just steps away from the campus.