Brandon University welcomes record number of graduate students to Department of Rural Development

BRANDON, Man. ­­– More graduate students than ever are furthering their education through Brandon University’s Department of Rural Development. The department welcomed a record 13 new graduate students in September, with two more to arrive in January. In the past, a maximum of six students could be admitted to Rural Development at BU to pursue […]

ACC and BU will explore new joint school of business

BRANDON, MB — Business education in Brandon could look a lot different over the next few years, as the city’s two post-secondary institutions have agreed to explore the concept of a hybrid business program and future joint school of business. “A joint school between ACC and BU would offer significant benefits to learners, employers and […]

Brandon University’s iPad Initiative aids students in the Program for the Education of Native Teachers

BRANDON, MB – Through fundraising efforts over the past year, led by alumnus, Gerald Butler ’63, Brandon University has provided iPads for all students enrolled in BU’s Program for the Education of Native Teachers (PENT). These students hail primarily from Aboriginal, northern, and rural communities across the province and are working towards an Integrated Bachelor […]

Enrolment jumps as applications to BU reach record levels

By Eric Bell, Brandon Sun Brandon University’s student population is climbing as the number of students applying to the post-secondary institution has reached record levels. “Numbers are looking very strong,” said Tom Brophy, BU’s associate vice-president of student services and enrolment management. “I think we’re really starting to turn a tide here.” Preliminary numbers show […]

BU Prof Publishes Research on Conflict’s Impact on Health Services

BRANDON, MB – Dr. Emma Varley, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, has published “Abandonments, Solidarity and Logics of Care: Hospitals as Sites of Sectarian Conflict in Gilgit-Baltistan” in Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry: An International Journal of Cross-Cultural Health Research. The article, which focuses on healthcare delivery sites as conduits for the expression and […]

Battle on the Border: Building Tradition through Friendly Rivalry

BRANDON, MB – An imaginary line between countries served as a starting point as seventy students ran full force to grab one of the precious dodge-balls that lie in wait. The 4th annual Battle on the Border pitted students from Brandon University (BU) against Minot State University (MSU) in an afternoon of friendly dodge-ball this […]

Province Announces New Tools to Help Post-Secondary Student Get Recognition For Prior Learning

New Program Will Make Free Online Textbooks Available To Manitoba Post-Secondary Students

BU soccer teams make themselves at home

By Perry Bergsun, Brandon Sun The Brandon University Bobcats men’s and women’s soccer teams enter their second season of Manitoba Colleges Athletics Conference play on the weekend with one giant difference. They now have a brand new soccer field on campus. The pitch, located south of the Healthy Living Centre and framed by 18th Street […]

Professor’s Art Exhibition Inspired by the Prairies

BRANDON, MB – A public exhibition showcasing new work by Ben Davis is on display until December in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University. An Artist Talk will be held Thursday, September 24, starting at 4:00 p.m. in the Curve Gallery. Everyone is […]

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