BU receives $95,000 to support coding education for youth

BRANDON – Westman youth will get a head start on learning the valuable skill of coding, thanks to $95,000 of federal funding received by Brandon University’s Mini University through Actua. Actua, a not-for-profit organization that delivers youth programming in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is distributing funding to 35 network members nationally […]

Brandon University presents new community conversations to further explore downtown plans

Brandon University will host a second set of community conversations to explore the ongoing development of plans and options for the downtown site with faculty, staff and students, as well as sharing the latest information with members of the public. Following targeted consultations over the past few months, an earlier round of community conversations this […]

City of Brandon, Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College commit to further collaboration

The City of Brandon, Brandon University, and Assiniboine Community College have formalized their existing spirit of collaboration and have charted a course for strong partnerships in research and innovation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the three parties today at Brandon City Hall. Brandon Mayor Rick Chrest was joined by Brandon […]

Joint program in Public History will help students future-proof their careers

There’s a future in history, and a new Public History program will prepare students to take full advantage of that future by accessing the unique strengths of both Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College. The new program is the first undergraduate program in Public History in Western Canada and gives students a total of four […]

Low brass festival to resonate at Brandon University

Call it classic heavy metal: tuba, euphonium and trombone music, with their distinctive deep baritone and bass notes. And it’s even better when you get a bunch of low brass together. That is exactly what will happen this Saturday, Jan. 27, during the third annual Brandon University Low Brass Festival, or BULBFest, at the BU […]

Indigenous youth share perspectives on what makes a neighbourhood healthy

The “A Healthy Neighbourhood: Voices of Indigenous Youth” photovoice exhibition opens at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba this Thursday, January 25, 2018. The opening reception begins at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit accompanies the launch the ‘A Healthy Neighbourhood: Voices of Indigenous Youth’ booklet, a collection of photographs and stories by Indigenous youth about what […]

Public invited to presentation, writing workshop in Brandon

About Melanie Schnell Melanie Schnell’s first novel, While the Sun is Above Us, has been called “powerful,” “moving,” and “profound.” The novel won the Saskatchewan First Book Award and the City of Regina Award, and a review in The Globe and Mail praises the book for “providing insight into one of the most fascinating and […]

Brandon University welcomes Dynamic Physiotherapy to Healthy Living Centre

Dynamic Physiotherapy at the HLC Clinic Hours Therapist Monday – 9:00am-3:00pm Darryl Ross Tuesday – 7:00am-3:00pm Joey Robertson Wednesday – 8:00am-3:00pm Darryl Ross Thursday – 7:00am-3:00pm Joey Robertson Friday – 8:00am-11:30am Joey Robertson Parking Metered parking is available just outside the doors of the HLC south entrance. Reimbursement for parking will be available upon request. […]

Valuable new bursaries introduced at BU

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) students will benefit from $330,000 in additional support this year through two valuable new bursaries approved on Tuesday by the BU Senate. The bursaries were created to realize the benefits of changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative (MSBI). Through the MSBI the Government of Manitoba contributes provincial support […]

BU School of Music faculty concert promises to be pro series highlight

To kick off the New Year, the pro series proposes an evening with the talented professional musicians who make Brandon University their home base. The 2018 edition of this annual treat will feature more than a dozen past and present faculty members as well as some of the talented students whom they have taught. The […]

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