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Roundtable explores new opportunity for campus–community engagement

Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College are partners in a nation-wide project to increase community engagement, and a recent roundtable in Brandon has brought the community together to explore the opportunity. The roundtable event, held May 22 at BU in partnership with Assiniboine, brought together more than 55 people to explore the assets, capacity, challenges […]

Brandon University to show off Pride colours next week

The Brandon University community will be showing off all colours of the rainbow during Pride Week in Brandon, with all staff, faculty and students encouraged to take part in Pride activities. At BU, members of the students’ union and the BU Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee will host a decorate-your-own Pride T-shirt activity in the […]

Brandon University welcomes future students to pre-orientation

As one academic year concludes, Brandon University is already preparing for the start of another. Just days after the 2018 Convocation, the university is welcoming about 100 future students, as well as many parents and support people, to campus for a special pre-orientation event. The students and their parents or support teams are welcome to […]

BU hosts Boissevain School biology students

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Emily Holland recently opened the anthropology lab at BU to a group of students from Boissevain. Visiting BU as part of their Grade 12 Biology class at Boissevain School, the students learned about identifying human remains, discerning a primate from a non-primate and how the environment can affect […]

Brandon University celebrates success as graduates receive degrees at Convocation

With the symbolic shift of a tassel from one side of their mortarboards to the other, nearly 600 Brandon University students became Brandon University graduates, receiving their degrees at today’s Convocation ceremonies. It was Brandon University’s largest graduating class in six years. The pair of ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre conferred degrees on 583 […]

Cheers! Brandon University uncorks a new beer to celebrate our 50th anniversary

A golden ale is the perfect way to toast a golden anniversary. Brandon University has teamed up with award-winning Nonsuch Brewing Co. to create a custom-crafted brew in honour of BU’s 50th anniversary, and bottles of the limited-edition beer will be on shelves in Brandon this week. “During this special anniversary year, we are celebrating […]

BU celebrates largest graduating class in 6 years

BRANDON – Nearly 600 students will receive degrees on Friday as Brandon University’s (BU’s) largest graduating class in six years takes part in the Spring 2018 Convocation. Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the Faculties of […]

Award presentations significant part of BU Convocation

Brandon University (BU) will hand out more than degrees at its annual Spring Convocation on Friday, June 1. The exceptional accomplishments of several alumni and educators will also be recognized at the ceremonies at the BU Healthy Living Centre (HLC). Three Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented, as well as three awards for current BU […]

You’re the key: New grand piano at BU will help ‘celebrate Liz’

Donate now Gifts in all amounts are gratefully accepted for this initiative. Yes! I will sponsor a key A brand-new grand piano for the Brandon University School of Music will provide quality music for students, faculty and the community for decades to come, and will permanently recognize the legacy of Dr. Elizabeth Grant at BU. […]

Renowned educator and writer Linda Hutcheon to receive honorary degree from BU

Dr. Linda Hutcheon’s remarkable literary and academic career will be recognized when she is awarded an honorary degree by Brandon University (BU) at Spring Convocation on Friday, June 1. Dr. Hutcheon will be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Literature (honoris causa) during the afternoon ceremony, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., at BU’s Healthy […]

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