Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

New ‘Motiv8’ event sets BU students on right track for second-term success

A new event to kick off the second term of studies at Brandon University (BU) was such a success that Student Services is already planning an expanded version next year. Called ‘Motiv8,’ the day-long event was hosted on Saturday, Jan. 21, at BU’s John E. Robbins Library, and featured workshops and advice on academic skills, […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

Victoria Maxwell to perform one-woman play That’s Just Crazy Talk at Brandon University

Mental health speaker, actor and writer Victoria Maxwell will perform her play That’s Just Crazy Talk on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Maxwell wrote the play, which her website describes as a “funny and achingly truthful” story of coming to terms with mental illness and a look “at both the […]

You’re invited to help with our Campus Master Plan

As Brandon University (BU) begins planning for our next few decades of growth and development, we are inviting all members of the community to share their visions of the future of the university, including how they currently use and engage with the campus. BU is working with consultants who specialize in this type of assessment […]

BU ready to welcome more than 3,000 students

Orientation will be bigger and better this year as Brandon University (BU) makes the final preparations for the arrival of more than 3,000 students next week. A total of 3,168 students have enrolled at BU for the 2016-17 academic year, an increase of five per cent from this time last year, with more registrations expected […]

BU administrator leaves to take key role at Saint Mary’s University

After three years leading Brandon University’s (BU’s) Student Services, Tom Brophy will start in a new position at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in the upcoming academic year. Brophy has served as Associate Vice-President (Student Services and Enrolment Management) and University Registrar at BU since September 2013. This September, he will join SMU as Senior Director, […]

Pow Wow celebrates BU grads

This article was written by Eva Wasney and published in the Brandon Sun on Monday, May 30, 2016. It is republished here with permission. Indigenous dancers, singers and drummers from all over Manitoba and Saskatchewan came together on Saturday afternoon to celebrate Brandon University’s 2016 graduating class. Roughly 200 spectators and participants were in attendance at the […]

More than 500 BU students receive degrees at 2016 Spring Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – Today is an occasion to celebrate for Brandon University’s (BU) newest graduates. A total of 536 degrees were awarded at the 2016 Spring Convocation in two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. The graduates of the Faculties of Arts, Health Studies and Science were recognized during the morning ceremony. In the afternoon, […]

BU donors and student award recipients meet at reception

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University’s (BU) outstanding students and the generous donors that help them reach their goals were celebrated on Wednesday night at the annual BU Awards Reception. In the 2015-16 academic year BU offered 589 scholarships and bursaries, many of which provide funding for multiple students. This has resulted in $1.4 million in […]

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