New Brandon University centre brings together rural mental health studies

Brandon University has approved a new Centre for Critical Studies of Rural Mental Health to accelerate the already growing number of studies on rural and remote mental health and wellness at Brandon University, link research results to people who can use them, and support education and community engagement in relation to mental health. The centre, […]

Brandon post-secondary institutions are back with a ‘Big Hello’ again this year

The ‘Big Hello’ is back! Scattered among the many election signs on boulevards this year are some bright yellow ones with a welcoming message for everyone — a ‘Big Hello’ to greet students returning to campus for the fall semester in Brandon. Assiniboine Community College and Brandon University are teaming up again this year to […]

Brandon University welcomes Master of Psychiatric Nursing students from across Canada

Students in Canada’s only Master of Psychiatric Nursing program spent several days on campus at Brandon University this week, getting to know each other, their faculty, and their areas of research interest as they embark onto another year of graduate studies. BU’s Master of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) program was launched in 2011 and is the […]

Brandon University enrolment continues to climb

BRANDON – The academic year starts soon, and Brandon University is on track for its seventh straight year of solid enrolment growth. There will be more students on campus, taking more classes this fall. The latest numbers, from mid-August, show that registration numbers are up by 3 per cent this year, compared to the same […]

Why not YBR? Brandon University student researcher gauging interest in new flights

Where would you like to fly? A Brandon University student is researching possible future airline routes from Brandon for her honor’s thesis in Geography, and your travel dreams can make all the difference. “Brandon has a daily air link to Calgary through Westjet, but where else do people want to fly?” asks Callie Newhouse, a […]

Brandon University to host Statistics Canada professional workshops

Working on your training plan for this year? Want to update or develop new skills? Are you or your team involved in tasks related to data collection, analysis and reporting? This September, Statistics Canada is offering two introductory professional workshops at Brandon University: Understanding & Interpreting Data September 16–17, 2019 at Brandon University Regular fee […]

BU residences unplug with new WiFi, improved lounges

Students living in residence at BU can finally cut the cord. New investments in campus-wide WiFi mean that Brandon University’s three student residences will now have wireless internet access at no extra cost. “This is a huge upgrade for our residents, who were previously limited to ethernet cable connections,” said Jackie Nichol, BU’s Ancillary Services […]

Brandon University expands reunion of Indigenous alumni with move to Homecoming

Brandon University will welcome back Indigenous alumni from all years past for a special reunion day and celebration gathering during Homecoming this fall, replacing a smaller gathering that was originally planned for late August. The reunion is being organized by a special committee in partnership with the BU Alumni Association and the BU Indigenous Peoples […]

Fresh start for Brandon University meals

Brandon University will have greener options and more convenience for hungry people on campus this fall. The revamped menu focuses on fresh, sustainable and local options, with expanded vegetarian and vegan fare as well. “Students in residence eat three meals a day here, and many other students, faculty, staff and visitors rely on us for […]

Brief 20th Street closure will accommodate Brandon University power upgrade

Update: ‘No Parking’ signs will be placed in the 300-block of 20th Street starting Thursday evening, Aug. 22, to allow contractors to begin staging equipment and material. Work will begin Monday, Aug. 26, at which time the street will close. Work is expected to be complete by Friday, Aug. 30. Brandon University will be upgrading […]

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