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 […]

You’re the key: New grand piano at BU will help ‘celebrate Liz’

Donate now Gifts in all amounts are gratefully accepted for this initiative. Yes! I will sponsor a key A brand-new grand piano for the Brandon University School of Music will provide quality music for students, faculty and the community for decades to come, and will permanently recognize the legacy of Dr. Elizabeth Grant at BU. […]

Brandon University Foundation luncheon honours donors after exceptional year

About 150 donors, students, volunteers and friends celebrated the success of the Brandon University (BU) Foundation at its Annual Luncheon on Friday, May 11 at Harvest Hall, Brandon University. The BU Foundation is charged with raising, stewarding and disbursing charitable donations to support the academic mission of Brandon University. In 2017, the Foundation received more […]

Valuable new bursaries introduced at BU

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) students will benefit from $330,000 in additional support this year through two valuable new bursaries approved on Tuesday by the BU Senate. The bursaries were created to realize the benefits of changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative (MSBI). Through the MSBI the Government of Manitoba contributes provincial support […]

Donors celebrate 50th year of Brandon University with $50,000 gift

BRANDON – An anonymous couple has found a fitting, and very generous, way to recognize Brandon University’s (BU’s) 50th year. The couple gifted shares to the University valued at approximately $50,000. Written on the donation form was, “Happy Birthday BU!” “Brandon University is a high-quality jewel, a treasure,” said one of the donors. “I wanted […]

PAC members at Brandon University jointly pledge $50,000 in BU50 fundraising drive

About PAC The President’s Administrative Council, known as PAC, includes some of Brandon University’s senior administrators, including the two vice-presidents, the deans and some directors. It is chaired by the President. The 18-member council meets every two weeks to consider matters of importance to BU and to advise the President on suggested courses of action. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

BU unveils new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and Procedures

BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a […]

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