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Hundreds to get taste of university life Tuesday at BU

Brandon University (BU) will throw open its doors on Tuesday to welcome hundreds of high school students, their parents, and others curious about exploring the possibilities of a university education. “Whether you’re pretty sure you know what path you want to pursue, or whether you haven’t figured it out just yet, we’ve got all the […]

Brandon University Theatre presents Canadian debut of celebrated British play

Brandon University (BU) Theatre is preparing to stage the Canadian debut of Boy, a play by Leo Butler that was named one of the top 10 plays of 2016 by The Daily Telegraph in London. The production will run from March 2 – March 5 at the Evans Theatre at BU. Boy follows a day […]

BU researcher looking for WW1 internment stories

A Brandon University (BU) researcher is tracking down stories from the Brandon First World War internment camp to use in a virtual reality project. “I’m hoping to find pictures or stories of people who were there — or near there,” says Joe Dauphinais, a recent BU grad who has been brought on as a researcher for […]

Brandon University celebrates Indigenous Awareness Week

Brandon University (BU) is celebrating Indigenous Awareness Week with a series of events all week long, presented by the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC). “We embrace Indigenous culture all year long, and this week is set aside to be a pinnacle of celebration, where we make a special effort to recognize and honour the history and […]

Indulge your love of music with Faculty Concert at BU

BRANDON, Man. – The Pro Series continues at Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, Feb. 14 with an annual treat – the Faculty Concert. The talented musicians who make up the faculty at the BU School of Music have prepared a Valentine’s Day programme for lovers of great music. Included in the offerings are a wide […]

Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

BU students sweep IANE awards again

Brandon University students have once again collected all available scholarships under the IANE bursary program. Now in their third year, the bursaries are presented annually to post-secondary students of Aboriginal descent in Westman, by the Westman chapter of the Inter-provincial Association of Native Employment. Last year and the year before, both recipients each year were […]

BU Big Band brings noted Las Vegas MC to join them for a swinging set this weekend

It’s old school meets new school, and it’ll be real cool. The Brandon University (BU) Big Band’s annual swing performance this weekend is known for high-energy interpretations of swing music from the 1920s through the 1940s, and this year will add a special guest to reinterpret things even more. Las Vegas poet, lyricist and MC Rasar […]

Canada’s Research Support Fund bolsters research infrastructure at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Research at Brandon University (BU) is benefiting from $328,897 in federal funding this year from the Research Support Fund (RSF). Funding from the RSF is used to help universities in Canada cover some of the costs of conducting research and maintaining world-class research environments. Among the expenses that the RSF helps to […]

Brandon University statement in response to Quebec mosque shooting and U.S. executive order on travel

Brandon University is offering support to all students, faculty and staff who are concerned or affected in any way by recent events, including the sad and reprehensible shooting at a Quebec City mosque. Additionally, we offer support to any student, faculty or staff concerned by the travel restrictions imposed by U.S. executive order. We were […]

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