Brandon University celebrates success as graduates receive degrees at Convocation

With the symbolic shift of a tassel from one side of their mortarboards to the other, nearly 600 Brandon University students became Brandon University graduates, receiving their degrees at today’s Convocation ceremonies. It was Brandon University’s largest graduating class in six years. The pair of ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre conferred degrees on 583 […]

Cheers! Brandon University uncorks a new beer to celebrate our 50th anniversary

A golden ale is the perfect way to toast a golden anniversary. Brandon University has teamed up with award-winning Nonsuch Brewing Co. to create a custom-crafted brew in honour of BU’s 50th anniversary, and bottles of the limited-edition beer will be on shelves in Brandon this week. “During this special anniversary year, we are celebrating […]

BU celebrates largest graduating class in 6 years

BRANDON – Nearly 600 students will receive degrees on Friday as Brandon University’s (BU’s) largest graduating class in six years takes part in the Spring 2018 Convocation. Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the Faculties of […]

Award presentations significant part of BU Convocation

Brandon University (BU) will hand out more than degrees at its annual Spring Convocation on Friday, June 1. The exceptional accomplishments of several alumni and educators will also be recognized at the ceremonies at the BU Healthy Living Centre (HLC). Three Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented, as well as three awards for current BU […]

Brandon University, Minot State meet for 65th political science conference

BRANDON – Students from Brandon University (BU) and Minot State University (MSU) are meeting today at the International Peace Garden to renew a tradition that dates back to the college days for both institutions. More than 35 students and five faculty members are taking part in the 65th annual political science conference between BU and […]

Fully redesigned Brandon University magazine hits mailboxes — watch for Clark

BRANDON – Brandon University has a glossy new face to show to the community. A fully redesigned university magazine is now hitting alumni mailboxes, and is already available at locations around campus. Called Clark, the new magazine boasts a bold new style, and emphasizes expanded features that tell the story of Brandon University through profiles […]

Hundreds of alumni celebrate BU Homecoming

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) alumni wrapped up four days of Homecoming celebrations on the weekend. The 2017 Homecoming was BU’s largest in several years, with more than 200 people attending Saturdays’ Dinner and Awards at Harvest Hall. Additionally, hundreds more took part in the Dick and Verda McDonald Sports Wall of Fame Brunch and […]

Brandon University improves in 2018 Maclean’s magazine rankings

Where Brandon did best Brandon is ranked as one of 19 “primarily undergraduate” universities by Maclean’s magazine. Student/Faculty Ratio BU ranked No. 1 in the country, with 12 students per faculty member. This is the best score of any institution in all categories. Social Studies and Humanities Grants BU ranked No. 6 in the country […]

Elder Doris Pratt to receive BU Senate Lifetime Achievement Award at Homecoming

BRANDON – Doris Pratt will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brandon University (BU) Senate this weekend during BU’s Homecoming celebration. This year’s expanded Homecoming festivities begin tonight, and Pratt will be recognized at the annual Homecoming Dinner and Awards banquet on Saturday. An Elder from Wikoza Wakpa (Sioux Valley Dakota Nation), she is […]

Good as gold: Brandon University kicks off 50th anniversary year

Brandon University is celebrating a golden anniversary all this year, marking 50 years since the transition from Brandon College to Brandon University. “When we were chartered as Brandon University, we took a significant and ambitious step in our continuing growth. It was a period of progress, with new buildings and new programs laying the foundations […]

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