Manitoba College founded
It had 17 students in its first year.Read more >
University of Manitoba Act passed
Theology program at Manitoba College begins
Wesley College founded
Named for the 18th-century founder of Methodism, John Wesley.Read more >
King Memorial Window placed
Its original home was in Convocation Hall of the Manitoba College building.Read more >
Wesley Hall opened
The cost of all contracts, from the stonework to the well & pump, was $71,700.32.Read more >
The Annex/Matriculation Building (Sparling Hall) Opened
Manitoba College becomes only theological
The Board of Manitoba College turned over all responsibilities for teaching Arts to the University of Manitoba and taught theology exclusively.
Annex renamed Sparling Hall
Woman's Auxiliary Of Manitoba CollegeRead more >
First St. Patrick's Day FightRead more >
First sociology course taught in a Canadian college or university
United College ActRead more >
Dr. William Creighton, First principal of united college
Theological Building and Library (Bryce Hall) OpenedRead more >
Ashdown and Manitoba Halls Opened
And several buildings were renamed.Read more >
Graham & Riddell Halls opened
Wesmen name chosen
Wesley + Manitoba = WesmanRead more >
University of Winnipeg act implementedRead more >
Institute of Urban Studies
The founder and first director of the Institute was Dr. Lloyd Axworthy.
Lockhart Hall Opened
Named after Dr. Wilfred Cornett Lockhart, second principal of United College and first president of The University of Winnipeg.
Dr. Henry Duckworth, 2nd president of UWinnipeg
His motto was "the city is our campus".Read more >
rock of remembrance laidRead more >
Centennial Hall OpenedRead more >
Bachelor of education program began
Official University Bookstore Opened
First Continuing Education classes
Dr. Robin H. Farquhar, third UWinnipeg president
Theatre Department formed
The first credit course in theatre was offered through the English department in 1968.Read more >
Athletic centre opened
The building, located at Spence & Ellice, was renamed The Duckworth Centre in January 1992 to honour former President Henry Duckworth, who never missed a Wesmen game.
Gallery 1C03 openedRead more >
Menno Simons College Affiliated
Through an agreement with Canadian Mennonite University, the college offers programs in Int'l Development Studies and Conflict Resolution on UWinnipeg's campus.
Campus residences closed
Dr. Marsha Hanen, fourth UWinnipeg president
Eckhardt Gramatté hall opened
An intimate auditorium with 212 seats and a grand piano, it was formerly a lecture theatre.
Wesmen Women Basketball Record
On this date, the University of Manitoba Bisons defeated the Wesmen and ended their 88-game winning streak — which tied a North American record set over 20 years before.
Bulman Centre opened
Provides office space for UWSA, student groups, and student lounge areas.
Dr. Constance Rooke, fifth UWinnipeg president
Dr. Patrick Dean, acting sixth UWinnipeg president
Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, seventh UWinnipeg president
Alumnus, former professor, and founder of UWinnipeg's Institute of Urban Studies.Read more >
Wii Chiiwaakanak Centre Opened
Wii Chiiwaakanak means “partners” in the Ojibway language.
Sustainability Policy adoptedRead more >
Restoration of Convocation Hall
The space was restored to its original glory through both government funding and private donations, for which it was awarded the Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award of Excellence in 2008.
Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre Opened
Online registration replaced in-person system
The Fall Term of 2008 was the first term for which students could finally register from the comfort of home.
Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film open for classes
Renovated space offers improved rehearsal and technical facilities, as well as in-house studio theatre, available for student productions as well as professional companies.
Spence Street Promenade opening
The completed Promenade was first celebrated with a Community Barbeque during Homecoming 2009
McFeetors Hall ribbon-cutting
Campus residences return after 30 years.Read more >
Buhler Centre official opening
Named after philanthropists John and Bonnie Buhler for their sizeable donation that made the building possible.Read more >
Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex grand opening
The building is home to the departments of biology, chemistry, and environmental studies & sciences and was awarded LEED Gold designation.Read more >
Indigenous Advisory Circle established
The Circle provides an Indigenous perspective to University governance and programming, and ensure accessibility for Indigenous students.
AnX official opening
Home to an expanded University bookstore, offices and classroom space;rapid transit; as well as amenities such as Garbonzo’s Pizza and Starbucks.
Ribbon-cutting for Axworthy Health and RecPlex
Originally called the United Health and RecPlex, the building was renamed on 6 October 2015, in honour of Dr. Lloyd Axworthy.Read more >
Dr. Annette Trimbee, eighth UWinnipeg PresidentRead more >
Indigenous Course Requirement approved by Senate
The approval by the Senate was in principle only; it was deployed for new students starting in the 2016-2017 term.
King Memorial Window restoration unveilingRead more >
Downtown Commons ribbon-cutting
14-storey apartment building at 320 Colony Street with regular rental units and suites designated for students and new Canadians and their families, most with rent subsidized by the Province.