Brandon University fights stigma of mental illness through film

‘Movies for Mental Health’ workshop to create dialogue and action This upcoming Mental Illness Awareness Week, Brandon University will host their second annual “Movies for Mental Health” an event conducted in partnership with Student Services and North American organization Art With Impact. The event will take place on campus in Evans Theatre from 5:30-7:30 p.m. […]

🏳️‍🌈 Brandon University celebrates Pride Week

The Brandon University community will be showing off every colour of the rainbow during Pride Week in Brandon, with all staff, faculty and students encouraged to take part in Pride activities. At BU, members of the Brandon University Students’ Union, BU Student Services and the BU Diversity and Human Rights office will host a decorate-your-own […]

Brandon University celebrates longtime employees (photo gallery)

More than 1,100 collective years of commitment to Brandon University were 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 their service for terms ranging from 10 to 45 years. Please see […]

BU launches historic Homecoming on Thursday with arts, athletics, authors and more

BRANDON – Brandon University’s (BU’s) biggest Homecoming yet begins with a full evening of activities this Thursday, Oct. 11. With the theme Forever Blue & Gold, Homecoming 2018 is a four-day community celebration, capping a year of events that mark the 50th anniversary of BU’s first year as a university. The Class of 1968, the […]

BU film event to help fight stigma of mental illness through dialogue and action

This upcoming October, Brandon University will host “Movies for Mental Health,” a workshop conducted in partnership with BU Student Services and the North American organization Art With Impact. The event will take place on campus on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 from 4:30–6:30 p.m. in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall. This two-hour workshop is one of […]

Academic year kicks off at BU with Orientation

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) is bustling with activity today as hundreds of new students have arrived for their first day at BU. Two weeks of Orientation activities kicked off today with events geared specifically at making first-time BU students feel comfortable on their new campus. “The first day of university is extremely exciting for […]

Brandon University welcomes future students to pre-orientation

As one academic year concludes, Brandon University is already preparing for the start of another. Just days after the 2018 Convocation, the university is welcoming about 100 future students, as well as many parents and support people, to campus for a special pre-orientation event. The students and their parents or support teams are welcome to […]

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 […]

BU celebrates largest graduating class in 6 years

BRANDON – Nearly 600 students will receive degrees on Friday as Brandon University’s (BU’s) largest graduating class in six years takes part in the Spring 2018 Convocation. Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the Faculties of […]

BU students recognized for commitment to leadership, reconciliation

Brandon University (BU) has honoured 25 students for their commitment to leadership. Their efforts were recognized at a celebration dinner on Wednesday that capped the 2017–18 Student Leader Certificate Program. The students attended a series of eight free workshops throughout the academic year, each on a different topic related to leadership. “It’s very rewarding to […]

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