In-person services increasing at BU

As Brandon University prepares to welcome back students for the Fall Term, in-person services are already being re-opened, and the entire campus will be open for access on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Most services will be available in-person when the Fall Term begins in September, with Phase Grey precautions remaining in effect. These include a limit […]

Free fitness classes for Students, Staff & Faculty at the HLC

The Healthy Living Centre and Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) are offering an exciting new way to get active in the New Year at an unbeatable price – FREE! Starting January 2020, the HLC will be offering free morning, lunch time, and after work fitness classes to students, staff and faculty. Students will be able […]

HLC revs up fall programming with ‘Fit 4 Life’ options that you can try for free during Open House week

BRANDON – There is no better way to stay active, keep fit, and maintain wellness than by taking advantage of the many affordable options available at BU’s Health Living Centre. And they’re even easier to get started during a free Open House this week. “With several new classes this year, a whole new lunch time […]

Dr. Dennis Anderson awarded President Emeritus title by BU Board of Governors

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Dennis Anderson, the longest-serving Brandon University (BU) President since BU received its charter in 1967, will be honoured this month. The BU Board of Governors will confer the title of President Emeritus on Dr. Anderson at the University’s Spring Convocation on May 26. Dr. Anderson served as President and Vice-Chancellor of […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Professor Receives NSERC Funding for Mini U

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor has been awarded a federal grant to support science programming for a summer camp that encourages healthy living, creative expression and scientific curiosity in children and youth. Dr. Nancy Stanley, Department of Physical Education, says the $18,700 PromoScience Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]

Free Day at Healthy Living Centre

BRANDON, MB – Year after year, people cite losing weight as their top New Year’s resolution. Make good on your plan in 2015, starting with a free workout during this week’s open house at western Manitoba’s state-of-the-art Healthy Living Centre (HLC) at Brandon University. On Thursday, January 8, from 6 am to 11 pm, area […]

Former Star Athlete Researches Sports and Special Needs

BRANDON, MB – A student at Brandon University (BU) is undertaking a year-long study to investigate the effects of school sports on special needs students. Raisa Rybinski, in her second year of BU’s Master of Education degree, has been awarded a $17,500 federal grant to assist her research project, entitled Sports Inclusion and Special Education. […]

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