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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

Geography Timetable
Spring 2018

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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.

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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 Symposium

Geography students will be presenting the results of their thesis and research work at a Symposium to be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at The University Club (4th floor Wesley Hall) from 1:00-4:00 pm. All students are encouraged to attend and show support for their colleagues. Refreshments and snacks to follow.

Geography in the News

Ocean plastic could treble in decade: BBCNews Mar 21, 2018— The amount of plastic in the ocean is set to treble in a decade unless litter is curbed, a major report has warned.

Last male northern white rhino's death highlights 'huge extinction crisis': TheGuardian Mar 20, 2018— The tragic death of Sudan the rhino should act as a warning of the need to act to prevent mass extinctions around the world, say conservationists.

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... a gondola? This could be Edmonton's newest transit solution: CBCNews Mar 19, 2018— The pitch for a gondola, an elevated cable car, was the big winner in a recent competition that asked Edmontonians to come up with a vision for a new urban city landmark.

Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76: BBCNews Mar 14, 2018— He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.

Map of the Week: Women’s suffrage mapped: The year women got the vote by country.


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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.