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Participating in the Environmental Studies program at the University of Winnipeg was a horizon-expanding opportunity for me. It opened my eyes to so many different challenges that our planet faces, viewed from so many different angles and perspectives.

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The multi-disciplinary approach taken in this program gave me a broad understanding of many different fields, but also allowed me to specialize where I thought fit; no two graduates have taken identical paths to completion.

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The program is extremely flexible, allowing students to take time off to work and travel, and gives multitudinous course offerings and options.

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I believe it has given me a better understanding of the world in which we live and that it has left me well-prepared for my post-university life, both in terms of my career and my personal life.

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The many lessons learnt, papers written, sleepless nights, and laughs throughout my classes, will always be cherished as a great chapter in my life.

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Throughout my studies at the UW, the exceptional aptitudes and expertise portrayed by professors and instructors have been intellectually and personally, enriching.

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The University of Winnipeg's Environmental Studies program familiarized me with the complex and evolving nature of environmental issues, which extend beyond the scientific domain into the social, economic and the ethical.

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Courses to Highly Consider

Fall 2015 Semester:

ENV-3606Business and the Environment
Also one of the requirements for Env streams. Wednesdays 4:00-7:00 pm.

ENV-4614Ecology and Management of Species at Risk
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 pm.

Winter 2016 Semester:

ENV-3025 Issues in Sustainable Cities
This course addresses issues of sustainable urban development. Topics may include the following: world population growth and urbanization in developed and developing countries; the impact of technology, trade, and commercial globalization on urban environments; the degradation of land, water, and air inside of cities and in their bio-regions; the consumption of fossil fuels and the local and global impact of their combustion; the politics of sustainable urban development; the role of planning and urban administrative practices and policies in environmental degradation and mitigation; and the place of local environmental initiatives in national environmental actions. Cross-listed: UIC-3025(3). Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30-3:45 pm.

ENV-4614-001Campus Sustainability
This course examines current issues of controversy and public concern in environmental studies and environmental science. The content varies from year to year. This year the course involves students completing individual or team projects on campus or community sustainability. Project topics may stem from UW’s sustainability plan, community organizations, or from students. Mondays 4:00-7:00 pm.

ENV-4614-002Environmental Governance
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:45 pm.