October 15-17, 2021
With vaccinations on the rise, we hope that Covid-19 is soon in our rearview mirror, and that we can host in-person events very soon. This year, we’re pleased once again to share the safety and togetherness of a virtual Homecoming.
While we cannot come together to celebrate in person, we are bringing some of Homecoming to you! Our memories unite us, and we are linked by the experiences we shared and the bonds we forged at Brandon College and Brandon University.
Every year, a Homecoming highlight is the presentation of alumni awards that recognize the accomplishments and achievements of some of our significant alumni. All BU alumni are part of a special group, but every year we pause at Homecoming to recognize those who are truly exceptional. From young alumni who are already making an impact, to faculty who go the extra mile, we recognize and honour contributions that make us all feel both proud and inspired.
Indigenous Alumni Reunion
As part of BU’s virtual Homecoming celebrations, join us online for an Indigenous Alumni Reunion and visit with fellow BU alumni and friends. As well, learn about the new Indigenous Alumni Chapter. We look forward to seeing you! Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 1–2 p.m.
Please let us know you will be joining us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
ADES 20th Anniversary
The Department of Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies at BU is celebrating 20 years! To mark the occasion, they are hosting a series of unstructured, informal, and audience-oriented Zoom sessions. On the second Tuesday of every month, you can join with other past and current ADES students to share your ideas, ask your questions, and connect with like-minded practitioners. It all kicks off ahead of Homecoming, with the first session on Oct. 12.
There’s still time! Looking to re-connect and renew the friendships that made your time at BU so memorable? Contact the BU Alumni Office at email@example.com for more information.
Working with eBrandon, we created 360-degree virtual tours to help you explore the entire BU campus.
Join the Conference
Jordin Tootoo, Dr. Michael Unger, and local researchers will talk about social justice, vulnerability, and resilience. October 20, 21, & 28 on Zoom.
An important part of Brandon University is the research we do here — much of which is focused on Brandon and Westman in a way that no other institution does.
Our BU Bobcats soccer squads are playing matches on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 & 17 — and you can watch a LIVE stream on YouTube. Cheer on the ’Cats and show your pride from anywhere in the world.
Connect with fellow alumni
The BU Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs, along with the Brandon University Alumni Association, help build and strengthen connections with your alma mater. We’re proud of all that our alumni have accomplished and love to share it! Learn more on the BU Alumni web page at BrandonU.ca/Alumni.
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Thank you to all who are attending our virtual Homecoming 2021!
Planning for the future
We don’t know what the future holds, but we are planning for next year and hope to welcome you in person once again as soon as possible. Mark your calendars for Homecoming 2022, from October 13–16.
Homecoming will be a great four days of fun, fellowship, reunions and more. Reunite with friends, former classmates and faculty as you tour the campus, take in exciting Bobcats action, and enjoy the many Homecoming events.
This will be a great year to attend Homecoming as we celebrate with new events and returning favourites. Brandon University and Brandon College alumni and friends from every year are welcome back for Homecoming.
All alumni are invited to Homecoming, as well as their family and friends. Every year we also welcome former faculty members, staff, and community members who are connected to Brandon University or Brandon College in various ways.
Class and faculty reunions
Homecoming 2022 will be a milestone reunion for many of our alumni. We’re especially thrilled to mark the 50th anniversary of the Brandon University Class of 1972. We are also marking special anniversary years for everyone who graduated in a class year that ends in -2 or -7. We will also be celebrating those who couldn’t come to our virtual Homecomings in 2020 and 2021.
We are also hearing from alumni interested in planning special reunions. If you’re interested in participating in a reunion of anything from Music to Mathematics, from BUSU to The Quill, reach out and learn how we can support your efforts to connect and reunite.
Brandon University’s 2022 Homecoming will be a great four days! Stay tuned for the full schedule for this exciting weekend!
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All BU alumni are part of a special group, and every year at Homecoming we pause to honour a few who truly stand out. Help us by nominating alumni who deserve recognition for their exceptional accomplishments, in their careers, in their communities, and in their lives.
There’s no better way to relive the memories than by enjoying our collection of photos. View and share our images from previous Homecoming celebrations, and be inspired to plan your next reunion.