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BU’s Darlene Paquette honoured with Canada 150 medallion

Decades of volunteer service by a Brandon University (BU) staff member were recently recognized. Darlene Paquette, a Learning Technology Assistant in the Faculty of Health Studies was one of 30 recipients of a Canada 150 Service Medallion, awarded by Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire. The medallions were presented to volunteers in recognition of their […]

Annual economic impact of Brandon University tops $417 million

Full Report Download the complete report Learn More Explore the data online at BrandonU.ca/Economic-Impact BU Economic Impact Fast Facts: $417.1 million in annual economic impact (2014–15) 927 jobs created, including 679 in Brandon $1 in provincial funding to BU = $11.30 in economic activity generated More than 3,200 students at BU More than 400 faculty […]

Brandon University nears completion of complex downtown land deal, begins development of detailed plan with public input

Brandon University (BU) is moving forward with the next phase of its ambitious and transformative downtown initiative, and will solicit public input into a detailed concept for the future development. The University has nearly completed the complex process of assembling seven separate properties into a single contiguous parcel and has engaged an experienced external expert […]

Meir Serfaty appointed Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) new Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) is a familiar face whose wealth of experience and institutional knowledge will continue to support BU’s many ongoing academic initiatives. Dr. Meir Serfaty has been appointed to the key leadership position for a one-year term. One of BU’s most experienced educators, Serfaty joined the University in […]

Early numbers show strong growth in new-student enrolment at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Early application and registration numbers for the 2017–18 academic year show strong continued growth in enrolment is expected at Brandon University (BU). “The numbers are excellent, with healthy increases in applications, admissions and new-student registrations at Brandon University,” said University Registrar Andrea McDaniel. “It is still fairly early in our registration cycle, […]

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival welcomes BU President Fearon as guest performer

BRANDON, Man. – This month’s Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival will feature a lineup of renowned musicians and a very special guest who is better known for a different forte. Brandon University (BU) President and Vice-Chancellor Gervan Fearon will join Dean of Music Greg Gatien and a group of current and former BU Music students […]

Brandon University, Canada share significant anniversaries

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is marking more than one milestone as the country prepares for Canada 150 celebrations this week. While the Canada Day festivities on July 1 will signify 150 years since Confederation, 2017 also represents 50 years since BU received its charter and officially became a university. Founded in 1899 as […]

Olympic gold medallist Jon Montgomery slides into BU Orientation schedule

BRANDON, Man. – One of Canada’s Olympic heroes will help Brandon University’s (BU’s) newest students get out of the starting gate and on the right track in September. Jon Montgomery, a native of Russell, Man., and gold medallist in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, will speak to first-year BU students on Tuesday, Sept. 5 as part […]

Board of Governors selects Steve Robinson as Interim President

The Brandon University (BU) Board of Governors has selected Dr. Steven Robinson to serve as Interim President, following the announced departure of current President Dr. Gervan Fearon. The appointment was confirmed today by the Board of Governors. “Brandon University will be in excellent hands with the leadership and vision that Dr. Robinson brings to the […]

Photo Gallery: Convocation Shout-outs

This year’s Brandon University graduates had a lot of support along the way. Here is a look at who they wanted to thank:

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