The University of Winnipeg



MDP – Doing development differently

Graduate students from UWinnipeg’s unique Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development program return from their field placements in the coming days + will share their experiences at the 2014 MDP Symposium on Friday, September 12, 2014 from 9:00am-12:30pm in Convocation Hall, Wesley Hall, 515 Portage AveEveryone is welcome to attend.

The field placement component is a critical, and much anticipated, part of the MDP program, giving students the opportunity to learn “on-the-ground” about challenges and opportunities of Indigenous development. To read students’ blogs ahead of time and to see a full list of those organizations around the world who host UWinnipeg MDP students please go to:

Naomi Happychuck in Jumla, Nepal

Naomi Happychuk in Jumla, Nepal

About the MDP Program
UWinnipeg offers a unique Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development. This two-year program of study consists of course work, applied research and field placements. The program transcends borders by offering online “global classrooms” that connects students to an international network of 26 other universities as well as with local, rural, and remote communities around the world.