Students contribute to Haiti Relief

The Disaster & Emergency Students Society (DESS) in collaboration with the BU World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Club collected a total of $6,105 for Haiti Relief. This amount was presented to the Canadian Red Cross and in turn matched by the Federal Government.   Students from DESS and WUSC hosted a collection table, bake […]

March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

“Let us honour the memory of those who died in Sharpeville and other racist incidents by redoubling our efforts to eradicate all forms of racism and racial discrimination. Let us translate good intentions into legal standards and the will to uphold them. Above all, let us cherish the rich diversity of humankind and respect the […]

Prime Minister & Premier announce support for new BU Healthy Living Centre

BRANDON, MB – Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Brandon University to announce the Government of Canada’s support for the Brandon University Healthy Living Centre. The project will expand and improve the current gymnasium built in 1965 at the Brandon University campus.   The Centre will include full-scale gyms, an indoor walking track and facilities for […]

Arts One provides different experience at BU

BRANDON, MB – A new initiative at Brandon University will help first-year students explore one of four academic themes designed to unite them with others that share in their interests.   Arts One provides students with a peer group interested in similar issues and links them with engaging, talented faculty who are committed to their […]

BU Faculty Trio tackle Brahms gem

BRANDON, MB – The 2009-2010 pro series continues with a recital featuring three School of Music faculty members. Pianist Kyung Kim will be collaborating with clarinettist Catherine Wood and ‘celllist Leanne Zacharias. The trio will interpret Trio for Clarinet, ‘Cello and Piano, Op. 114 by Brahms.   This pro series performance will take place at […]

Sanderson wins CIS Men’s Volleyball Player of the Year

BRANDON, MB – Paul Sanderson, from the Brandon University Bobcats men’s volleyball team, has been named the 2009-10 Player of the Year in the CIS. Paul Sanderson was in Kamloops, BC, with Athletic Director Kirk De Fazio, Wednesday evening to receive this award at the CIS Men’s Volleyball banquet at Thompson Rivers University. Sanderson was […]

Comic Opera on stage at BU

BRANDON, MB – Students from BU School of Music Opera Ensemble are set to perform the comic opera, “Albert Herring” by Benjamin Britten.   The opera takes place in the late 1950’s of an English village. When no virtuous girls can be found to be the queen of the May Festival, the town decides upon […]

BU honours Outstanding Women

BRANDON, MB – Every year throughout the world women celebrate International Women’s Week culminating with International Women’s Day on March 8. Steeped in a history of women’s struggles for equality, it has come to symbolize women’s efforts to shape a better world. This year, the Brandon University Status of Women Committee has chosen to celebrate […]