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Student Resources

WebAdvisor
Link to UofW WebAdvisor

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

GPA Calculator
Use this calculator to determine your Grade Point Average

Scholarships
University Scholarships

CMOS Scholarships

GESA
Geography & Environmental Students Association

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.

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Geological Assistant Positions Available

The Government of Manitoba, Department of Innovation, Energy and Mines will be conducting interviews for the position of Junior Geological Assistant (multiple summer positions are available). Deadline for submission is March 6, 2015.



Geography in the News

Scientists question rush to build Nicaragua canal:EnergyDaily (Mar 6, 2015)— A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua.

Elusive El Niño arrives: ScienceDaily (Mar 5, 2015)— Forecasters predict it will stay weak, have little influence on weather and climate.

New volcano island getting big in Japan: SpaceDaily (Mar 2, 2015)— Famously crowded Japan is getting a bit more space as a newly-formed volcanic island just keeps on growing.

See How Sahara Dust Jets to the Amazon in 3-D: DiscoveryNews (Feb 26, 2015)— Computer visualization shows how dust travels from the Sahara to the Amazon rainforest.

Map of the Week: The world according to population size.

 

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