Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

Brandon University hosts emergency preparedness conference

Up to 80 emergency managers and local government officials from across western Manitoba will come to Brandon University (BU) this Thursday for an annual Brandon Emergency Support Team (BEST) conference looking at emergency preparedness. The daylong conference will tackle three main topics under the heading “Managing the Future.” Participants will look at climate change scenarios […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

Landmark Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies program celebrates 15 years

BRANDON, Man. — Past and current students of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (ADES) department will gather this weekend to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the department’s creation. In conjunction with BU’s Homecoming events, the attendees will meet in a series of participant-driven sessions to discuss current issues in emergency management and […]

Brandon University welcomes all alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming 2016 schedule Homecoming 2016 stretches over 3 days and will have something for everyone! Friday, October 14 VICTORIA INN HOSPITALITY ROOM 134 12:00 PM The hospitality room at the Victoria Inn, our host hotel, will be available for our guests both Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 from 12 noon – midnight. INFORMATION […]

You’re invited to help with our Campus Master Plan

As Brandon University (BU) begins planning for our next few decades of growth and development, we are inviting all members of the community to share their visions of the future of the university, including how they currently use and engage with the campus. BU is working with consultants who specialize in this type of assessment […]

More than 500 BU students receive degrees at 2016 Spring Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – Today is an occasion to celebrate for Brandon University’s (BU) newest graduates. A total of 536 degrees were awarded at the 2016 Spring Convocation in two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. The graduates of the Faculties of Arts, Health Studies and Science were recognized during the morning ceremony. In the afternoon, […]

BU donors and student award recipients meet at reception

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University’s (BU) outstanding students and the generous donors that help them reach their goals were celebrated on Wednesday night at the annual BU Awards Reception. In the 2015-16 academic year BU offered 589 scholarships and bursaries, many of which provide funding for multiple students. This has resulted in $1.4 million in […]

Government of Canada Supports Innovation Zone for Brandon University

University Unveils New Logo and Look

BRANDON, MB – In a banquet hall full of proud alumni, Brandon University (BU) officially introduced a new logo and look during this year’s Homecoming Weekend. The new logo, a derivation of BU’s ceremonial coat of arms, maintains the rich heritage of its predecessor, but has simplified graphical elements and text that make for a […]

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