What do you #LookForwardTo? BU kicks off future-focused social campaign

What do you #LookForwardTo? In a time of stress, it can help to have something to look forward to. So… what are you looking forward to when the pandemic is over? That’s the question that Brandon University is asking with a new social media campaign that encourages you to think optimistically about the future. “I […]

Voluntary Withdrawal deadline extended to Wednesday, Nov. 25

Brandon University has extended the deadline for Voluntary Withdrawal from the current Fall 2020 term to Wednesday, Nov. 25. The two-day extension reflects ongoing and intermittent network outages that have affected students’ ability to submit their withdrawal. If you determine it is best not to continue in a course at this time, you must officially […]

Brandon University extends Pass/No Credit grade options for Fall and Winter terms

Brandon University will extend Pass or No Credit grading options to students in the current Fall 2020 and coming Winter 2021 terms. These grade options were also previously extended to students last year, who were affected by the sudden onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is a time for compassion,” said BU Registrar Andrea McDaniel, […]

Brandon University student nets pair of prestigious arts awards

A Brandon University Fine Arts student has earned two prestigious awards this month. Eleni Kilbride was presented with a Recognize Scholarship from the Manitoba Arts Council, and was named winner of the C.D. Howe Scholarship for Art and Design from the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. The scholarships, which are valued at $2,000 for the […]

School of Music live-streams performance by E-Gré competition winner Brittany Rae

E-Gré National Music Competition winner Brittany Rae and accompanist Jesse Plessis will conclude their Winner’s Tour with a live-streamed performance on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The concert, beginning at 7:30 p.m. CDT, will be streamed on the Brandon University (BU) School of Music Facebook and YouTube pages. In September Rae won the 43rd E-Gré Competition, which featured […]

BU partners to sponsor esports NHL21 tournament

Brandon Sikh community supports study of human rights

A new scholarship founded by the local Sikh community will support Brandon University (BU) students who demonstrate an interest in studying human rights issues. Seventeen members of the Brandon’s Sikh community have raised $11,520 to date to establish a scholarship in honour of Guru Tegh Bahadur, a key leader in the history of Sikhism. The […]

BU-linked figures make mark in ‘Future 40’

Five people who are using their Brandon University education to make a difference in the world and to shape our futures are being celebrated as part of Manitoba’s “Future 40”. The quintet includes four BU alumni as well as a current student. They were all named by CBC Manitoba as part of an elite group […]

New agreement smooths path to Brandon University degrees for military personnel

Brandon University and the Department of National Defence have formalized an agreement that will make it more convenient for members of the Canadian Forces to take BU courses and to earn BU degrees — even if they are deployed overseas. “We have always had a great relationship with members of the military, and this new agreement […]

WUSC pushes through pandemic to help refugee students

Members of the Brandon University (BU) chapter of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) are keeping up their efforts to assist refugee students despite the challenges of COVID-19. The non-profit organization, with chapters across Canada, administers the Student Refugee Program (SRP) each year, helping students to feel safe, welcomed and supported as they pursue their […]

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