Cheers! Brandon University uncorks a new beer to celebrate our 50th anniversary

A golden ale is the perfect way to toast a golden anniversary. Brandon University has teamed up with award-winning Nonsuch Brewing Co. to create a custom-crafted brew in honour of BU’s 50th anniversary, and bottles of the limited-edition beer will be on shelves in Brandon this week. “During this special anniversary year, we are celebrating […]

BU celebrates largest graduating class in 6 years

BRANDON – Nearly 600 students will receive degrees on Friday as Brandon University’s (BU’s) largest graduating class in six years takes part in the Spring 2018 Convocation. Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the Faculties of […]

Award presentations significant part of BU Convocation

Brandon University (BU) will hand out more than degrees at its annual Spring Convocation on Friday, June 1. The exceptional accomplishments of several alumni and educators will also be recognized at the ceremonies at the BU Healthy Living Centre (HLC). Three Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented, as well as three awards for current BU […]

You’re the key: New grand piano at BU will help ‘celebrate Liz’

Donate now Gifts in all amounts are gratefully accepted for this initiative. Yes! I will sponsor a key A brand-new grand piano for the Brandon University School of Music will provide quality music for students, faculty and the community for decades to come, and will permanently recognize the legacy of Dr. Elizabeth Grant at BU. […]

Renowned educator and writer Linda Hutcheon to receive honorary degree from BU

Dr. Linda Hutcheon’s remarkable literary and academic career will be recognized when she is awarded an honorary degree by Brandon University (BU) at Spring Convocation on Friday, June 1. Dr. Hutcheon will be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Literature (honoris causa) during the afternoon ceremony, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., at BU’s Healthy […]

High school students take part in Manitoba Case Competition at BU

Brandon University (BU) hosted 65 Grade 10, 11 and 12 students from Manitoba and Saskatchewan on Friday, May 18 for the Manitoba High School Case Competition. Organized by BU alumnus Kyle Prevost, who is now a teacher at Birtle Collegiate, the Case Competition featured teams of students competing in two streams: Entrepreneurship and Personal Finance. […]

Photo Gallery: BU shares love of chemistry with area students

Nearly 650 students from 20 schools across western Manitoba have visited Brandon University (BU) this week to take part in fun and educational experiments as part of BU’s annual Experience Chemistry Week. Both high school and middle years students take part in Chemistry Week, with each level doing experiments that are suitable for their age […]

Brandon University invites discussions with private developers for downtown initiative

Brandon University is exploring private developer options for an ambitious downtown development that could combine new student residences with seniors housing, a commercial component and academic spaces like a black box theatre. At a meeting on Saturday, May 12, the Brandon University Board of Governors unanimously approved a motion resolving that BU invite discussions with […]

Brandon University Foundation luncheon honours donors after exceptional year

About 150 donors, students, volunteers and friends celebrated the success of the Brandon University (BU) Foundation at its Annual Luncheon on Friday, May 11 at Harvest Hall, Brandon University. The BU Foundation is charged with raising, stewarding and disbursing charitable donations to support the academic mission of Brandon University. In 2017, the Foundation received more […]

BU student wins national award for thesis

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) Master of Education student has become the second BU winner in three years of a prestigious national award recognizing an outstanding master’s thesis. Ebenezer Duncan-Williams is the recipient of the Margaret Haughey Award for the best master’s thesis in Educational Administration, presented by the Canadian Association for the Study […]

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