Brandon University to host campus community conversations exploring downtown plans

Brandon University will host a series of community conversations to explore plans and options for the downtown site with faculty, staff and students. The first set of on-campus consultations have been scheduled for Tuesday, January 9 in the Louis Riel Room. Members of the BU community are invited to any of the three sessions scheduled […]

Planned power outage Thursday for part of BU

Several Brandon University buildings will be without power for up to two hours on Thursday afternoon, during a coordinated switchover of high-voltage power. Manitoba Hydro will be on site for the switchover, which is planned for 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. All of McMaster Hall, Clark Hall and Original Building, the Education Building, the […]

Donors celebrate 50th year of Brandon University with $50,000 gift

BRANDON – An anonymous couple has found a fitting, and very generous, way to recognize Brandon University’s (BU’s) 50th year. The couple gifted shares to the University valued at approximately $50,000. Written on the donation form was, “Happy Birthday BU!” “Brandon University is a high-quality jewel, a treasure,” said one of the donors. “I wanted […]

Cheer up! Basket raffle and 50/50 help drive increase in annual Christmas Cheer donation

Brandon University staff and faculty helped raise more than $3,600 for the Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer at this year’s Holiday Luncheon. The money comes from a 50/50 draw as well as a basket raffle for which university departments put together enticing gift baskets that are on display leading up to the luncheon. Non-perishable food was also […]

BU’s Natashalee Thompson wins international student award

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) student has been honoured by the Manitoba Council for International Education (MCIE) with an award recognizing her hard work in and out of the classroom. Natashalee Thompson, a student in the Master of Education program at BU, is the recipient of a MCIE International Student Award in the post-secondary […]

PAC members at Brandon University jointly pledge $50,000 in BU50 fundraising drive

About PAC The President’s Administrative Council, known as PAC, includes some of Brandon University’s senior administrators, including the two vice-presidents, the deans and some directors. It is chaired by the President. The 18-member council meets every two weeks to consider matters of importance to BU and to advise the President on suggested courses of action. […]

Brandon University condemns hatred and divisiveness with reaffirmed support for inclusiveness and universal human rights

Brandon University offers its full-throated and unambiguous support for universal human rights, as the world prepares to mark Human Rights Day this weekend, and as challenges to human rights continue both around the globe and here at home. We condemn acts or statements of hatred and divisiveness, which deserve only our disdain. We are committed […]

Brandon University celebrates Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Brandon University (BU) is celebrating the approach of Human Rights Day on December 10. Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration, signed by the United Nationals General Assembly on December 10, 1948, sets a standard of rights and goals for people and nations around […]