BU International students attract thousands of views with engaging social videos

Students who came to Brandon University from as far away as Africa, Oceania, and the Caribbean attracted worldwide attention after sharing their journeys to come to BU on social media. The “Destination: BU” video challenge asked incoming International students at BU to document the steps they took to move from home to Brandon, Manitoba, and […]

Brandon University Kids Day returns to Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair is back — and with it, Brandon University Kids Day. Once again, BU is sponsoring Kids Day at the Fair, set for Thursday, March 31 this year. Brandon University will have a special booth on the concourse of the Main Arena all day Thursday, with information, giveaways, and a kids […]

Brandon University celebrates Indigenous Excellence

Brandon University (BU) is hosting a series of online events to mark its annual spring Indigenous Excellence celebration. The spring season marks a ‘new year’ for Indigenous people, as it is the time of awakening or returning for animals, and the growth of plants and forests. This time of year also brings students, staff, faculty, […]

Brandon University Convocation will be held in person this spring

After two years of virtual ceremonies, Brandon University graduates will once again be able to walk across the Convocation stage and receive their degree parchment in person this year. “As the culmination of your academic journey, Convocation is a special and meaningful moment for every student — and my personal favourite university day,” said BU […]

Brandon University students present virtual Dungeons and Dragons adventure

Despite the ongoing challenges of creating art during a pandemic, students at Brandon University (BU) have persevered to present She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms – an online performance where adventure and mayhem can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and five-headed dragons, acclaimed […]

Latest Disney/Pixar animated hit draws on BU knowledge

“Spot the Canadiana” is a fun game for viewers of the latest Disney/Pixar movie, “Turning Red,” which is set in Toronto. But it’s not just about spotting the CN Tower on the skyline — panda-eyed viewers may also spy a Manitoba connection when reading the credits. Brandon University professor Dr. Alison Marshall is listed as […]

BU Political Science to host ‘Crisis in Ukraine’ online forum

Political scientists at Brandon University have their eyes on Ukraine, and are coming together to share their knowledge, understanding, and advice with the community this Monday from 7–8:30 p.m. “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has launched a terrible war and a growing humanitarian disaster in Eastern Europe. This is a critical moment for the world, […]

‘3 Minute Thesis’ returns next month to Brandon University

The 3 Minute Thesis returns this spring to Brandon University. The 3MT is specially designed for BU Graduate Students and is part of a national competition. Presenters at BU can qualify for the Western Regionals later this spring in Winnipeg and could qualify there for nationals. Learn more and register now. In a nutshell, Graduate Students […]

Hundreds turn out to stand with Ukraine at BU march and City Hall rally

One of Brandon’s largest marches and rallies started at Brandon University on Saturday, March 5, with an estimated 400 people showing their support for Ukraine with flags, signs, and emotional speeches. Starting at the Brandon University campus, marchers proceeded down 18th Street and Victoria Avenue to Brandon City Hall, with the crowds of people closing […]

BU alumni featured in Brandon Chamber Players concert

Brandon University (BU) alumni will be front-and-centre as the  Brandon Chamber Players continue celebrating the return to live music with their second concert of the 2021/2022. Here We Are features new, original jazz compositions by Brandon-based saxophonist Aren Teerhuis. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 22 at BU’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall with […]

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