Brandon University names Dr. Christophe LeMoine as Acting Dean of Science

Brandon University has announced a pair of leadership updates for the coming year. The BU Board of Governors recently approved the extension of Dr. Linda Ross’ term as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Health Studies through to June 2025. And the Board has also approved the appointment of Dr. Christophe LeMoine as Acting Dean […]

International students share voyages to Brandon with worldwide audience

Brandon University’s (BU’s) international students drew thousands of views from around the world with the latest stories of their journeys to Canada. The latest Destination:BU video challenge has concluded with six international students from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Central America sharing short social-media style videos of their trips to Brandon. The students documented clips […]

Brandon University saddened by passing of John English

The Brandon University (BU) community is mourning the passing of John C. B. English, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 at the age of 85. English joined BU in 1987 as a faculty member in the post-diploma Bachelor of Science in Mental Health (BScMH) program and served the University until his retirement in 2005. He later […]

Faculty of Health Studies and Faculty of Arts at BU celebrate graduates

On the final day of Brandon University’s expanded Convocation 2022, this year’s graduates from the Faculties of Health Studies and Arts officially received their degrees. Convocation also welcome back graduates from 2021 and 2020 to a long-delayed in-person celebration. “Convocation is particularly poignant this year as we are celebrating in person for the first time […]

Brandon University prepares for one of its largest Convocations ever

Brandon University returns to an in-person Convocation this week with one of its largest graduating classes ever. A total of 641 students will receive their degrees at Spring Convocation 2022, a two-day celebration of academic achievement with four separate ceremonies. It’s the largest graduating class since 2010 and one of the largest ever. “We couldn’t […]

Valedictorians represent Class of 2022 at Brandon University Convocation

A total of six valedictorians, representing top academic achievement and community commitment from Brandon University’s graduating students, will be lauded at BU’s Spring Convocation 2022 later this month. Valedictorians have been selected from every faculty and the School of Music, with the Faculty of Education selecting two this year. They will address their fellow graduates […]

Excellence will be recognized at Brandon University Convocation 2022­­­­

Some of Brandon University’s best will be honoured at Convocation 2022 later this month. “Teaching, research, and service to community are at the fundamental core of Brandon University, and we’re proud to celebrate those who exemplify those traits,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. “It is inspiring to work every day with people who bring […]

RESCHEDULED: Student research in spotlight with Senior Colloquium, Three-Minute Thesis

UPDATE: Due to the storm, which has closed campus and is expected to cause power and internet outages, the Senior Student Colloquium and Three-Minute Thesis event scheduled for Thursday, April 14 has been postponed to Thursday, April 28th. The program and Zoom link remain the same are accessible here: A pair of Brandon University […]

Brandon University will delay start of Winter Term by one week

What you need to know: Brandon University opens as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 4 New student Orientation held virtually Tuesday, Jan. 11 First day for most classes will be Wednesday, Jan. 12 Classes to be mostly online to end of January Brandon University’s Senate has voted by an overwhelming majority to delay the start of […]

Brandon University to add nursing and psychiatric nursing seats

Brandon University will add 32 new seats for registered nursing and registered psychiatric nursing programs at the Brandon campus, thanks to funding from the Province of Manitoba. The expanded programs will begin in Fall 2022, and will require BU to add expanded and refreshed classroom and lab spaces as well. “I would say that’s a […]

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