Brandon Chamber Players Announce Concert No. 3

Brandon Chamber Players are pleased to continue celebrating the return to live music with their third concert of the 2021-22 season! Ricefall features pianist Everett Hopfner and local student musicians performing incredible works by contemporary composers. The event will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2022, with performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in […]

‘Phase Gold’ will re-open campus on April 29

Brandon University is continuing to safely re-open the campus in preparation for a fuller in-person experience this fall. The next step in our phased campus re-opening is Phase Gold, which will take effect as planned tomorrow (Friday, April 29) following the end of Winter Term. Phase Gold means easing of some restrictions: We will unlock […]

Brandon University offers public apology

Brandon University is committed to a safe and inclusive campus. Everyone has the right to an existence free of sexual assault, violence, and harassment. We have failed to live up to these ideals. We are sorry. Brandon University has received the final report from the external investigation into incidents of harassment and sexual violence within […]

Student Fine Arts thesis exhibition examines life with chronic pain

Nicole Brasseur’s Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis exhibition is encouraging others to consider disabilities beyond those they can see. An artist from southwestern Manitoba, Brasseur is a student in the IshKaabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg Department of Visual Art, centring her practice around mixed media sculpture and installations. Brasseur has been showing her exhibition, a chronic […]

David Potvin wins 45th E-Gré National Music Competition in Piano

The 45th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (E-Gré) for the performance of Canadian and contemporary music is pleased to announce its 2022 prize winners: 1st Prize: David Potvin 2nd Prize: Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard 3rd Prize: Edward Enman City of Brandon Prize for the Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: David Potvin Finalist Prizes (in alphabetical order): Risa […]

Brandon University details support for Ukrainian refugees, including tuition

Brandon University has announced details of its plan to support Ukrainian refugees with free tuition and additional aid. The plan offers significant assistance to qualified students, including an alternate admissions pathway, fee waivers, and sponsorship for tuition and non-tuition expenses like residence and textbooks. “The invasion of Ukraine has created an immense humanitarian disaster, and […]

Brandon University to become ‘Bee U’ with rooftop honeybee hives

Call it Plan Bee: Brandon University is set to be the first location in the city to host urban honeybee hives, with a pair of hives safely located on the roof of Harvest Hall this summer. A five-year by-law variation was unanimously approved by the City of Brandon planning commission Wednesday evening, and the pilot […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Professor Emeritus Pandelis Halamandaris

Brandon University and the BU Faculty of Education are deeply saddened by the passing of a long-time professor and celebrated educator with decades of service locally and internationally to his name. Dr. Pandelis Halamandaris, known to many as Pandy, is remembered as a caring and thoughtful friend, colleague, mentor and professor who made a true […]

BU will close Wednesday and Thursday due to expected storm

Yesterday, Brandon University was under a Blizzard Watch, today that has been upgraded to a Blizzard Warning. Official forecasts are clearly stating that we should expect a lot of snow and high winds for an extended period of time, starting tonight. Environment Canada says this storm may be the worst in decades, and strongly advises against […]

Brandon University enhancing student security with multi-factor authentication

Brandon University’s IT Services has rolled out new tool capabilities to help protect student BU accounts. Starting this week multi-factor authentication (MFA) is available to all BU Students. What is multi-factor authentication (MFA)? MFA is a subsequent verification on the login of an account. It helps to ensure that if your username or password are stolen, […]

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