Information for International Students

International students enhance Brandon University’s academic and multicultural environment. Our campus has a distinct international flavour with students from five continents and more than 30 countries.

Brandon University is convenient, clean and friendly. Classes are small and students enjoy many opportunities for close interaction with their professors. Brandon University is one of the most affordable Canadian universities and the City of Brandon enjoys a low cost-of-living compared to most major cities in North America. See more information about the City of Brandon on the Manitoba Community profiles website.

You can start studying in Manitoba at many different levels of education. For example, you can complete high school in Manitoba and then continue your studies at Brandon University. For information on the full range of educational opportunities available in Manitoba and transitioning between levels and institutions, click here.

Once international students have finished their first year of studies, they are eligible for a wide variety of scholarship opportunities, including some that are reserved specifically for international students.

In order to gain admission to Brandon University, students must submit the following:

  • online application form
  • non-refundable application fee
  • official, original documents (not copied, faxed, emailed or¬†scanned) from all previously attended educational institutions. Documents must be presented in English and should be sent to the Admissions Office by the granting institutions in a sealed envelope.
  • documents not in English must be translated by a certified translator.¬† The translator must note they received the transcript(s) in a sealed enveloped from the school and/or post-secondary institution.
  • English language proficiency if coming from a country where English is not the primary language.

Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@brandonu.ca for more information about university admission.