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 […]

Q & A with Gervan Fearon

MNP Honours Memory of Shawn de Delley with Gift to BU

BRANDON, MB – MNP is honouring the memory of Shawn de Delley, a long-time MNP employee and supporter of Brandon University (BU), with a significant bursary to assist students enrolled in the University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program. MNP’s gift of $25,000 will be matched with an equal amount from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary […]

BU Health Studies Faculty Co-Author Resource for Caregivers

BRANDON, MB – Two professors from Brandon University’s (BU) Faculty of Health Studies Psychiatric Nursing program have collaborated on a new book aimed at supporting caregivers in the mental health field. Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Illness, co-authored by Debra Dusome and John Simpson (retired), explores topics of interest to those that provide […]

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