BU Co-op program expands to include all Science programs, more in Arts

Students at Brandon University now have Manitoba’s fullest selection of experiential learning options through Co-operative education. Late last year, the Brandon University Senate approved the addition of Co-op programs to eight new majors, nearly doubling the number of majors with Co-op across the Faculties of Arts and Science. This means, that starting next fall, every […]

Brandon University student claims international education award

A Brandon University student has been named one of Manitoba’s top international students — and now she wants to make an impact on the volleyball court. Kaoane Loch has been named the 2019 Manitoba Council for International Education (MCIE) International Student Awards in the language program category. She won as a student in BU’s English […]

‘Miracle on 18th Street’ raises thousands for Christmas Cheer

Brandon University’s annual Family and Friends Holiday Luncheon has once again raised thousands of dollars for Brandon and Westman Christmas Cheer. Ahead of the luncheon, many departments and areas on campus put together gift baskets stuffed with goodies — everything from a mini fridge to an Instant Pot — and sold raffle tickets. There was […]

BU recognizes longtime employees

A remarkable 50 years of service by Dr. Nancy Stanley was among the highlights as Brandon University recognized the efforts of longtime members of its faculty and staff on Thursday. The University held its annual Long Service Employee Recognition Event, honouring those who reached benchmarks of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or […]

Brandon University students join art showcase

BRANDON – Visual arts students from Brandon University (BU) will have their work displayed in at a Winnipeg studio this month. Five students from BU’s Printmaking I class will take part in a print exchange and showcase, organized by Martha Street Studio in Winnipeg. The exchange, called Trio, will also include five students from the […]

Free fitness classes for Students, Staff & Faculty at the HLC

The Healthy Living Centre and Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) are offering an exciting new way to get active in the New Year at an unbeatable price – FREE! Starting January 2020, the HLC will be offering free morning, lunch time, and after work fitness classes to students, staff and faculty. Students will be able […]

‘Iron Chef’ competition underway at Brandon University’s Harvest Hall

Three teams have qualified for an inaugural Iron Chef competition that will be hosted next semester at Brandon University’s Harvest Hall. Teams were picked following a series of ‘minute to win it’ challenges overseen by Harvest Hall chefs, who will also be coaching each team. Held earlier this month during a public session at the […]

Award-winning author to speak at BU

Brandon University (BU) will host novelist, poet, and writer Larissa Lai next week for two events open to the public. On Monday, Nov. 25, Lai will read from her work. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 she will lead a creative writing workshop. Lai’s talk and workshop are the first instalments of this year’s Literary Exchange Speaker […]

Brandon University professor testifies in human rights case

A Brandon University professor gave expert witness testimony in front of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, which led to a ruling that the Manitoba government begin allowing gender-neutral designations on birth certificates. Dr. Corinne Mason, an Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and in Sociology, testified as an expert on gender studies, queer identity, […]

Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner Bryn Blackwood returns to Brandon

Bryn Blackwood, winner of the 2019 Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, will return to Brandon to close-off his national winner’s tour as part of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Pro Series. Blackwood is in the midst of a cross-Canada tour (from Sackville, N.B. to Vancouver) and will end his tour with a recital in the Lorne Watson […]

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