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 […]

Earl Oxford students visit Geology classroom at BU

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology hosted more than 20 Grade 4 students from Earl Oxford School on Tuesday for a Geology Rocks! class visit. It marked the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began that local elementary school students visited the department. During their visit to the John R. Brodie Science Centre, the […]

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: www.brandonu.ca/colloquium A pair of Brandon University […]

Brandon University celebrates Women’s Week

Brandon University (BU) is honouring some of its outstanding female students in celebration of International Women’s Day on Tuesday. The Status of Women’s Review Committee (SWRC) at BU will hold a virtual awards ceremony to recognize 14 students on Tuesday. Additionally, the Office of International Activities will hold a drop-in meet-and-greet for students in its […]

Brandon University Foundation presents Apex Award to Jeff Cristall

A dedicated board member and volunteer who has devoted countless hours of service to Brandon University will receive the prestigious Apex Award from the Brandon University Foundation. Jeff Cristall, who says his earliest memories of BU were lending a hand as a kid from the sidelines for the then-College Caps football squad in the 1960s, […]

BU employees and alumnae honoured as Women of Distinction

Several Brandon University (BU) alumnae and employees were in the spotlight last week as the YWCA Brandon celebrated the accomplishments of area women at the annual Women of Distinction Gala. Brandon University partnered with Assiniboine Community College to sponsor the Education and Mentorship award, which was presented to Deidre Gregory, the Indigenous Student Transition Co-ordinator […]

Brandon University to maintain existing Covid precautions for Winter 2022 Term

Next term at Brandon University will look a lot like the current term, as the university continues its strong precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and keep students, faculty, and staff as safe as possible. The Winter 2022 Term, which begins in January 2022, will continue existing restrictions and mandates that have proven effective […]

Regional geography conference kicks off Friday

The Department of Geography and Environment at Brandon University (BU) is excited to host the 44th annual conference of the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) this week. The event will take place virtually, on Friday and Saturday. Registration is free at BrandonU.ca/pcag. The conference kicks off Friday with a keynote at […]

Brandon University initiates vaccine requirements with pilot project in Music

Faculty, staff and students in the Brandon University School of Music are currently piloting the University’s draft vaccine policy, which aims to have everyone on campus vaccinated by the end of October. Users of the BU Healthy Living Centre, as well as some visitors to Food Services, also have stricter vaccination requirements to follow, under […]

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