BU will host U SPORTS men’s volleyball national championships in 2025

New bursary at BU supports 2SLGBTQIA+ students

Pride Month at Brandon University (BU) closes with the addition of a new bursary from the Gender & Women’s Studies Program (GWS) to support 2SLGBTQIA+ students. With a $10,000 contribution from the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund, GWS at BU has established a new bursary for students who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]

90% employment signals another great year for Brandon University’s Co-operative Education program

Brandon University’s thriving Co-operative Education program is having another great summer of employment, with 90 per cent of its students working in jobs that are related to their field of study — a stunning success rate with an economy that continues to contend with the pandemic. “Our outstanding employment success rate, for the second year […]

Brandon University declares Day of Mourning and Reflection to grapple with ongoing discoveries of unmarked graves

Brandon University will pause on Friday, July 2 for a Day of Mourning and Reflection, as unmarked graves continue to be discovered at former residential school sites across Canada. The most recent discovery comes at the Cowessess First Nation, less than 250 km from the BU campus, where 751 unmarked graves were found. That somber […]

Two BU-linked books earn historical awards

Three Brandon University-linked books were vying for the Margaret McWilliams Award this year, and two of them won. “Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies,” co-edited by BU history professor Rhonda Hinther, earned the Margaret McWilliams Award for Scholarly History. Also nominated in that category was Politics, Personalities and persistence: One Hundred Years of Psychiatric […]

James Bambury named Bobcats women’s basketball new head coach

Brandon University researchers explore the facts and stories that matter to rural healthcare workers during COVID-19

One year after first surveying healthcare workers to explore the impact of Covid, Brandon University researchers are doing a follow-up survey to check in. “We know that health care workers are facing a lot right now, and we are so grateful for the time and generosity from those who have already participated in our research.” […]

New technology benefits BU Geology researchers, students

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology is bringing old and new together. As BU marks the 110th year of the study of geoscience at BU, state-of-the-art technology is giving researchers and students in the department a better look than ever at rocks and minerals that are often several million, and sometimes billions, of years […]

BU Residence upgrading to latest wireless technology

Students living in Residence at Brandon University (BU) will return in the fall to find significantly upgraded internet performance. The University is working this summer to update the wireless network in its residence buildings to the latest standard, Wi-Fi 6. The project includes improving equipment, optimizing placement of the wireless access points in the buildings, […]

Brandon University raises new Indigenous flags in symbol of welcome

Brandon University’s street presence is a little more vibrant, with six new flags hoisted on campus, including multiple Indigenous flags. “These flags are symbolic of the multiple, overlapping communities that call this land home, and represent a visible sign that Brandon University is a welcoming space for all,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. A […]

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