Jazz instructors show chops in pro series concert

BRANDON, MB – In his debut pro series performance, jazz drummer Eric Platz will be joined by his departmental colleagues, saxophonist Greg Gatien and pianist Michael Cain. The trio will offer a programme of jazz standards and originals, on Tuesday, December 1, in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall. “This jazz trio concert promises to be […]

Students at BU rock out for HIV/AIDS campaign

Brandon, MB – Brandon University’s World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Club will be honoring World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1 with two events. First, students at Brandon University will be holding an HIV/AIDS Vigil from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Room 141 of the School of Health Studies. Stories of those living with HIV/AIDS and […]

Brandon University students recognized for international development work

OTTAWA, ON – Brandon University students were honoured this past weekend by World University Service of Canada (WUSC) for their work with student refugee sponsorship and international development. WUSC is a non-profit organization dedicated to human development and global understanding through education and training. WUSC has local committees in more than 80 university and college […]

BU welcomes inaugural Aboriginal Writer-in-Residency

BRANDON, MB – The Faculty of Arts at Brandon University is delighted to announce the inauguration of a nine-month Aboriginal Writer-in-Residency, generously co-sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and Brandon University. This Residency will hopefully become an annual program, with a different featured author each year. The inaugural Residency will feature guest writer […]

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – The acronym AED may become a household name in the future, when it comes to saving lives. Brandon University has received the latest Automated External Defibrillator which will be located in the lobby of the BU gymnasium. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada in partnership with the Boston Pizza Foundation have […]

BU students to visit Holland for 65th anniversary of Liberation

BRANDON, MB – In the spring of 2010, it will be 65 years since the Canadians liberated the Netherlands from German occupation. Next year, they will be returning, but this time it will be students, walking in the footsteps of the soldiers.  Students and instructors from Brandon University will join more than a thousand other […]

The future for women’s volleyball at BU is looking up

BRANDON, MB – The future for the Bobcat women’s volleyball team is looking up – literally.   The Bobcats are pleased to announce the signing of 6’2” Meaghan Robertson. Bobcats head coach Lee Carter is glad to have Robertson joining a long history of local talent staying to play at home at BU. She is […]

BU comments on 2009 MacLean’s rankings

BRANDON, MB – MacLeans’s magazine has released their annual university rankings, Thursday, November 5, and Brandon University placed 13 out of 22 institutions in the in the primarily undergraduate category. Brandon University’s relatively strong showing was supported by having the best student to faculty ratio in the nation and the smallest average class sizes. This […]