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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

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Web site listing of geography-related jobs

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Jobs in Geography are
available through the University's Work Study Program. Interested students can check the website for criteria and eligibilty.

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Department of Geography

This image of the earth, centred on the University of Winnipeg, displays the real time position of the circle of illumination, the boundary between day and night.


Geography Students Colloquium

Geography students will be presenting the results of their Honours thesis work at a Colloquium to be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 at The University Club (4th floor Wesley Hall) from 1:00-4:00 pm. Students presenters and their topics are listed here.

CMOS Scholarships

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanogaphic Society (CMOS) is offering scholarships at the graduate and undergraduate level. Interested persons should should click here for more information.

Geography in the News

Last remnant of North American ice sheet on track to vanish: SpaceDaily Mar 21, 2017— The last piece of the ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America is doomed to disappear in the next several centuries.

Traces of Earth's original crust found in Canadian Shield: CBCNews Mar 20, 2017— Researchers find remnants of planet's infancy amid rock in northern Quebec.

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 46: SpaceDaily Mar 12, 2017— At least 46 people died and dozens more were hurt in a giant landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump outside Addis Ababa, a tragedy squatters living there blamed on a biogas plant being built nearby.

'Come on, it's part of Canada': Islanders upset P.E.I. left off maps: CBC News Mar 07, 2017— Island left off T-shirt celebrating Canada's 150th birthday and Vancouver airport map.

Map of the Week: Greenhouse gas emissions by sector.


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Plan of the City of Winnipeg, 1874 by John D. Parr, Toronto.
Laurie's Map of the Northwest Territories, 1870 by D. Codd, Ottawa.