Founded in 1967

Founded in 1967

University of Winnipeg

Founded in 1967

Founded in 1967

University of Winnipeg

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  • 8945

  • 1486

    International students
  • O19147986012

  • 1836

    World ranking
  • 41

    Country ranking

University of Winnipeg

The University of Winnipeg is a dynamic campus and a downtown hub that connects people from diverse cultures and nurtures global citizens.

 Offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs including several that are unique in Western Canada: for example, a Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights, and a Master’s degree in Development Practice with a focus on Indigenous Development. 

Graduates value their educational experience, as UWinnipeg is known for small class sizes, academic excellence and commitment to Indigenous inclusion.

The Richardson College for the Environment & Science Complex accommodates over 2,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors daily.  

As one of the most innovative Science Complexes in Canada, our renowned professors, graduate and undergraduate students are researching and studying the most challenging issues we face: climate change, isotope productions and cancer tests, and pollutants in our air and lakes.  

State-of-the-art Axworthy Health and RecPlex offers new research and student practicum opportunities in kinesiology, education and applied health. The RecPlex offers sports and recreation programs for students, Wesmen athletes and the broader community.

The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 145 years. 

The founding colleges were Manitoba College (1871), and Wesley College (1888), which merged to form United College in 1938. In 2017  celebrated the 50th anniversary of receiving our university Charter, which was signed by then Manitoba Premier Duff Roblin.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info

Winnipeg campus

Residence fee Duration

$9,196 CAD

UP to $16,020

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Winnipeg
based on univly research


Shared house

$7,332 CAD


Shared house

$4,884 CAD


Entire house

$14,664 CAD


Wi-Fi, Heat, and Electricity included- Air-conditioning and balcony available in some suites- Electronic smart locks- Resident lounge- On-site card-operated laundry.

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