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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

Geography Timetable
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Course Outlines
Course outlines for Fall 2014 semester

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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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Welcome to the
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 in the News

Greenpeace stunt wrong approach to climate change: CBCNews (Dec. 11, 2014)— Group's defacing of Nazca Lines hurts climate change cause.

Rising Great Lakes water levels end 15-year low period: CBCNews (Dec. 11, 2014)— Recent comeback was propelled by heavy rain and snow over the lakes.

Cheaper oil a threat to green energy: CBCNews (Dec. 5, 2014)— As the price of crude plunges, will Canadians forget fuel-efficient cars and green energy?

Carbon emissions: past, present and future – interactive: TheGuardian (Dec. 1, 2014)— An interactive look at carbon emission. This interactive is jointly produced with the World Resources Institute.

Bar room science: What beer can teach us about volcanoes: CBCNews (Nov. 28, 2014)— The physics of tapping a beer bottle sheds light on fundamental science principles.

Map of the Week: The world's most corrupt officials.


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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.