New BU class will put students to work in local food

A new class next term at Brandon University will send students into the community to learn about and participate in local food initiatives. And if you’re involved with food in Westman, there’s an opportunity for you to get involved, too. “I am eager to see what students decide to explore and what lessons they bring […]

BU Holiday Luncheon raises record amount for Christmas Cheer

Brandon University’s annual Family & Friends Holiday Luncheon welcomed more than 150 people to a decked-out Harvest Hall on Friday afternoon, to enjoy a holiday meal, celebrate the season, and to show off their best ‘ugly’ holiday sweater. The luncheon also helps raise money for Christmas Cheer, with a theme this year of “A Season […]

Brandon University celebrates longtime employees (photo gallery)

More than 1,100 collective years of commitment to Brandon University was recognized on Thursday, during BU’s annual Long Service Recognition event at Harvest Hall. During the event 63 members of the BU faculty, staff and administration were presented with pins in appreciation of there service for terms ranging from 10 to 45 years. Please see […]

BU named 2021 U SPORTS nationals host for men’s volleyball

Student Accessibility Services teams up with BUSU to present Access Awareness Week

In recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday, Dec. 3, the Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) and Student Accessibility Services at BU are celebrating Access Awareness Week. Events have been planned for Dec. 3—5, with the theme this year of “empowering persons with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” So that […]

Baroque musicians underscore holiday season with Pro Series performance

BRANDON – Brandon University’s (BU’s) pro series will bring in Winnipeg-based Baroque choir Canzona for their first-ever Brandon performance on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Under the direction of Kathleen Allan, Canzona will perform at Knox United Church. Joining the signers on the stage will be the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), with conductor Alexander Weimann. This concert […]

Brandon University’s student population grows again this year

BRANDON – Strong international enrolment has driven Brandon University’s student population to new heights with a sixth straight year of growth. Brandon University is home to 3,662 students this year, an increase of 3.0 per cent from 3,554 last year, and an overall rise of more than 25 per cent since 2012. Total credit hours, […]

Brandon’s brassiest Christmas concert to celebrate fifth anniversary

Take in some classic holiday music in unforgettably deep fashion this Saturday, at Tuba Christmas. Brandon University’s Dr. Aaron Wilson arranges the annual event, which will celebrate its fifth anniversary in Brandon this year. The event began in New York in 1974, and Wilson brought it to Brandon in 2014. “People go all out. We […]

BU Concert Choir performs Carrabré composition examining prairie history

This Sunday, Nov. 25, the Brandon University (BU) Concert Choir will perform Promised Land, by BU composer T. Patrick Carrabré. Written to incorporate a soprano soloist, choir, percussion, piano and audio clips, this work combines traditional choral singing and speech, along with extended piano techniques and bell strings handmade by the choir. The text comes […]

Brandon University’s annual fundraising appeal triples support during BU50 year

Brandon University’s 50th anniversary year sparked an extraordinary outpouring of generosity from donors, who responded to BU’s Annual Fund appeal by more than tripling last year’s amount. More than $370,000 was received between Oct. 12, 2017 and Oct. 12, 2018 — a timeline that ran from Homecoming to Homecoming as Brandon University celebrated its BU50 […]

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