Undergraduate Political Studies Student Association (UPSSA)


The Undergraduate Political Studies Students' Association represents all students enrolled in political studies at The University of Manitoba.

The Undergraduate Political Studies Students' Association (UPSSA) is a student-run organization mandated to enhance the experience of students studying Political Theory, Canadian Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics and Area Studies, and Public Administration at the University of Manitoba.The goal of the UPSSA is to build solidarity within the academic community. The UPSSA provides students with a common interest in Political Studies the opportunity to engage and participate in the growth and improvement of the department with professors.

James Atkinson

Allison O'Brien
Director of Finance

Maria Albo 
Director of Communications 

Rowan Black 

Dear Political Studies Students,

Our friends at the Canadian International Council are looking for a Student Representative to serve on the Executive of the Winnipeg Branch!
The Canadian International Council (CIC) is Canada’s foremost foreign relations council. It is an independent, member-based organisation established to strengthen Canada’s role in international affairs by engaging Canadians in discussions about Canada’s foreign policy.

This is an exciting volunteer opportunity for globally-minded students. It will connect you to a network of academics, professionals and experts in a broad range of subject areas related to Canadian Foreign Policy.

Please see the attached document - and consider joining the CIC! You can find out more by visiting their website, http://www.thecic.org/




James Atkinson
President, Undergraduate Political Studies Students' Association