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 […]

Study space at BU dedicated in honour of first Dean of Education at Brandon College

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) students are getting a history lesson when they study in the new McCutcheon Alcove. As part of this week’s Homecoming celebration, a ceremony will be held on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., to dedicate the space in honour of Dr. Wilfred McCutcheon (1919–2008), the first Dean of Education at Brandon […]

Mental Health on the Prairies Conference brings renowned speakers to BU

Faces of Mental Illness Awareness Week A working group was struck more than a year ago at Brandon University (BU) to participate in public awareness strategies for Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), which takes place in October each year. The goal of the MIAW strategy is to spread awareness of mental illness and reduce stigma […]

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 […]

BU researchers score unprecedented success in Insight Development Grant competition

Four researchers have made history at Brandon University (BU), leading the first BU-based projects to earn prestigious Insight Development Grants (IDG). The IDGs, a program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), were first awarded in 2011. They support research in its early stage of development, promoting new ideas, theories and […]

BU ready to welcome more than 3,000 students

Orientation will be bigger and better this year as Brandon University (BU) makes the final preparations for the arrival of more than 3,000 students next week. A total of 3,168 students have enrolled at BU for the 2016-17 academic year, an increase of five per cent from this time last year, with more registrations expected […]

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, […]

Greg Gatien appointed Dean of Brandon University School of Music

BRANDON, Man. – Greg Gatien has been appointed as Dean, School of Music at Brandon University (BU). The BU Board of Governors has approved the appointment for a five-year term, from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2021. Gatien began lecturing in the School of Music in 2001, later being promoted to Assistant Professor and […]

BU appoints Dr. Steven Robinson as Vice-President (Academic & Provost)

Brandon University’s (BU) Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Dr. Steven Robinson as Vice-President (Academic & Provost) for a five-year term. Dr. Robinson will serve from July 1, 2016, until June 30, 2021. “I am very pleased with this appointment, which represents the unanimous selection by the Search Committee,” said BU President Dr. […]

BU student wins national award for master’s thesis

An international student at Brandon University (BU) has had his master’s thesis named best in the country. Ayodeji Osiname received the Margaret Haughey Award this spring for his Master of Education thesis on creating inclusive school cultures. The award, which is administered through the Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA), recognizes superior […]

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