Stay safe: Winter weather expected through Thanksgiving

A significant weather event is approaching southern Manitoba. Heavy rain, snow, freezing rain, strong winds and freezing temperatures are expected starting today and lasting through the weekend. Full details are below, as well as strategies that you can employ to stay safe. With many people travelling over the Thanksgiving weekend, please stay alert for changing […]

Brandon University to host a 2019 Canadian Federal Election Town Hall

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 Time: 2–4 p.m. Location: Harvest Hall, Brandon University To give students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to meet the candidates for the Brandon-Souris riding, Brandon University will be hosting a 2019 Canadian Federal Election Town Hall. Following a short presentation from the candidates, there will also be a question and […]

Brandon University mourns the passing of three retirees

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the recent passing of three retirees. The flag has been lowered to half-mast and will remain lowered for two days in their honour. The deceased are retired housing cleaner Doreen (Betty) Rodenbush, and retired professors Guy Landry and Alan Ehnes. Rodenbush started at Brandon University in […]

Sports Medicine Clinic at the HLC expands services

Louise Avenue closed Tuesday, Oct. 8 for repaving

The City of Brandon will be repaving Louise Avenue from 18th Street to 23rd Street on Tuesday, Oct. 8. This is expected to start as early as 7 a.m. and will take all day. We have met with the City, and are attempting to minimize disruption to parking, pedestrians and campus access. Here’s what you need […]

Everett Hopfner leads programming at Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music

Award-winning pianist and Brandon University (BU) alumnus Everett Hopfner is the new Interim Director of the Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music at BU. Hopfner has taught at the Conservatory since 2015 and has also been a sessional instructor at BU’s School of Music. Raised in the Manitoba community of Ste. Rose du Lac, he earned a […]

Annual Maclean’s survey scores BU well in class sizes, library, and student services

Brandon University continues to score among the top in the nation for providing small class sizes, robust library funding, and excellent student services support. Brandon University faculty were also among the top 10 for receiving national Social Sciences and Humanities research grants. That’s according to the 2020 Maclean’s university rankings, which were released today. Overall, […]

Brandon University reaches new four-year deal with faculty association

Brandon University has secured four more years of labour stability through the ratification of a comprehensive new collective agreement with the Brandon University Faculty Association. The agreement, which was approved by the BU Board of Governors on Saturday, covers April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2023. “I am very pleased with the new collective agreement, […]

Brandon University welcomes Indigenous Education Week

Brandon University is celebrating Indigenous education throughout the campus all this week, with events and installations. Monday, Sept. 30 — Orange Shirt Day. Everyone on campus is invited to wear orange to raise awareness of the history of residential schools, and acknowledge the harms it caused the victims and survivors. Brandon University is inviting the […]

BU mental health conference brings in Jordin Tootoo for public talk

Brandon University is inviting the community to a “Mental Health on the Prairies Conference and Community Gathering” this spring where everyone will be welcome to discuss and learn about mental wellness and addiction. The conference and gathering will run from April 29 through May 1, 2020 and will bring together researchers, professionals working in health […]

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