Guidance Counsellor Day

2022 Guidance Counsellor Day – November 23, 2022

2022 Guidance Counsellor Day will be held in-person at Brandon University. If you can’t attend in-person but want to join us, we do have a virtual option via zoom.

2022 Agenda

8:45      Room 233 Health Studies Building (Grab a refreshment in Room 237 next door if you wish before we begin at 9:00 am)

9:00      Welcome – Dr. David Docherty, President

Admissions and Scholarships

9:05      Leanne Barcellona, Director, Recruitment/Retention & Kathleen Richards, Student Success Officer

  • Guidance Counsellor Tips – Website, Visit Us
  • Application/Admission process and deadlines
  • Dual Credit process and deadlines

9:20      Carolyn Vodon, Scholarship Assistant

  • Awards (Automatic Consideration, Applied For, Board of Governors)
  • Deadlines

Selected Program Overviews

9:35      Health Studies – Tracey Collyer\Carrie McCallum, Student Advisors (Nursing\Psychiatric Nursing)

9:50      BPES – Schad Richea, Chair, Physical Education

10:05    Francophone Studies – Dr. Eftihia Mihelakis, Chair, Francophone Studies and Languages

10:20    Bio Break (Refill your coffee in 237; washrooms are just south of our meeting room on the same (east) side)

10:35    Math and Computer Science – Dr. Rory Lucyshyn-Wright and Dr. Rashed Nekvi


10:50    Academic Advisors

11:05    Student Accessibility Services – academic accommodations, when to start the process, required documentation

Student Opportunities at BU

11:20    Student Exchange – David Rowland, Director of International Activities

11:35    Undergraduate Research – Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, Dean of Science


11:50    Question & Answer

12:00   Lunch – Eat & Greet

Dine with Recruitment and most of our presenters as well as other staff (Education, Music, IPC, Dean of Students) – feel free to ask any questions during this time.

12:45   Tours (Optional):

Campus Tour OR Residence Tour OR Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC) drop-in*

*The IPC will be open for drop-in until 2:30 pm, so if you want to go on the campus tour or residence tour first and then drop by the IPC afterwards, please do so.