Advice to Students: Network and Plan

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) associate professor says students must think strategically during their education journey in order to maximize job opportunities after graduation. Dr. Rhonda Hinther, Department of History, made her comments during a keynote address at the New Frontiers graduate history conference at York University in Toronto, a premier annual event […]

BU Students Learn Aboriginal Ways

BRANDON, MB – Danbi Lee is carefully stitching together pieces of leather to make her own pair of moccasins, in a workshop on cultural awareness at Brandon University (BU). She aspires to be a banker and has travelled to Canada from her home in Jeonju, South Korea, to improve her language skills in BU’s English […]

Celebrated Alumnus Starts Athletic Award

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship for female athletes, through a $10,000 gift by BU alumnus Brian Pallister, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort Whyte. The Pallister Women’s Athletic Scholarship will be awarded to a […]

A Spirit of Giving at Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – Staff at Brandon University has donated the proceeds from a novel raffle of gift baskets to the Brandon and Westman Christmas Cheer Office. Twenty baskets with unique themes including Redneck Christmas, 50 Shades to Get You Through the Season, It’s All About the Children and the Hey Girl Spa Package were put […]

New Award for Business Admin Students

BRANDON, MB – One of Canada’s largest privately owned asset management firms is pledging $100,000 to assist business administration students at Brandon University (BU). The Connor, Clark & Lunn Scholarship-Bursary in Business Administration will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a full-time returning student in any year of the […]

Music Students Benefit from Corporate Gift

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce that Toronto-based Heathbridge Capital Management is committing $40,000 towards an endowment for music students, a fund which will swell to $100,000 using contributions from the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative (MSBI). The Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. Scholarship in Jazz Studies was established in 2008 with […]

BU Probes Unauthorized Network Access

BRANDON, MB – Following unauthorized access to a test computer system data base, Brandon University (BU) is contacting affected individuals. The data base contained information from a number of student applications from 2004 to 2009. On Monday, October 14, the University took immediate steps to safeguard the network and data files after the unauthorized access, […]

A New Academic Year Begins at BU

BRANDON, MB – Speeches, tours and 500 drums pounding in unison marked the start of Orientation today for freshman students at Brandon University (BU), a poignant time for both students and their parents. “Today is scary and exciting, for both of us,” says Tracy Rimmer from Glenboro, MB. Her son Joseph is entering the Faculty […]

BU Welcomes Students to New School Year

BRANDON, MB – Next week, 3,000 people from as far away as China, Brazil and the Philippines will start a new chapter in their lives at Brandon University (BU). The academic year begins with classes and orientation events including a giant outdoor concert in Brandon’s downtown featuring Juno award winners The Sheepdogs. “Orientation 2013 is […]

New Librarian Joins Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s new University Librarian is a team leader with a long history of contributing to student success, in part by elevating the library user’s experience. Mostly recently, Betty Braaksma served as Usability Liaison Librarian and Virtual Reference Coordinator at the University of Manitoba. She is also coordinator of the Manitoba Shared […]

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