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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

Geography Timetable
Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Course Outlines
Course outlines for Winter 2015 semester

Summer Advising
Schedule for Geography

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University Scholarships

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Jobs in Geography
Web site listing of geography-related jobs

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

Northern Research Fund
Funding for Research in Churchill

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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.  


Spring Courses in Geography

Details for Geography courses in the Spring Session are available here or contact Tania Guevara (5L02; 204-786-9278).

PCAG 2015

The Departments of Geography at Lakehead University and the University of Winnipeg are pleased to co-host PCAG2015 to be held from September 25-27, 2015 at the Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre in Kenora, Ontario.

Position Available

MSc. Graduate Opportunity in Catchment Biogeochemistry and Hydrology. Dr. Nora Casson requires a student to use the long-term stream chemistry record from the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area to investigate relationships between hydrology, climate and stream chemistry. More details available here. Please send a letter expressing your qualifications and interests to Nora Casson ( Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Geography in the News

Arctic sea ice gains can be seen on new government map of Canada:CBCNews (Apr. 16, 2015)— More sea ice represented on 2014 map due to 30-year median analysis.

Almond backlash tied to California drought: CBCNews (Apr. 15, 2015)— 4 litres of water needed to produce a single almond.

The worst place on Earth: BBCNews (Apr. 2, 2015)— The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust.

Air Canada ad implies Atlantic Canada is another country: CTVNews (Mar 26, 2015)— The next time you plan a vacation, there’s a little nation just east of Canada where the lobster is fresh, the snow is deep and the Atlantic Ocean is right at your doorstep.

Map of the Week: Google Maps turned into giant Pac-Man game for April Fool's.

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The Human Geography Society, a student-run group was formed to discuss human geography issues. Meetings every Thursday (5 pm) at the Toad. Click for details.

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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.