Orientation Schedule

Tentative Schedule – September 5th, 2017

Time Event
9:30am – 9:55am Arrival and Registration – Healthy Living Centre
10:00am – 10:45am Welcoming Address
10:45am – 11:30am Keynote presentation: Jon Montgomery, Award-Winning Host of The Amazing Race Canada & Olympic Gold Medalist, Skeleton
11:30am – 12:30pm

Campus Tours

Parent Info Session

12:30pm BBQ and Entertainment (Live Music & Escape Room) – Escape Room is $2 for 15 minutes
1:30pm – 4:00pm Information Sessions (more information to come)

Welcome Week Events

September 6th

Event Location Time
Welcome to Bachelor of Nursing (Year 2 Students) Health Studies Building 141 9am-9:30am
TREK (First Year Advising Information) Convergys Lab (In the Library) 9am-10am
BUSU Meet & Greet* Mingling Area 9am-3pm
Escape Room ($2 for 15 minutes) Kavanagh Courtyard 10am-4pm
Free Pizza* Mingling Area 12:30pm
Karaoke* Harvest Hall 7pm-10pm

September 7th

Event Location Time
Stress Free Booths* Mingling Area 9am-4pm
Free David’s Tea* Mingling Area 9am-1pm
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Information Session (International Students) EAP Classroom 10am-12pm
Indigenous Planetarium TBA 1pm-4pm
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 3:30pm

September 8th

Event Location Time
Pancake Breakfast* Mingling Area 8am-9:30am
Ice Cream Parlour Mingling Area 11:30am-1:30pm
Destination BU Kavanagh Courtyard 1:30pm-3pm
Health & Dental Information Session (International Students) EAP Classroom 3pm

Destination BU is only for students who are studying for the first time on campus or those entering their first year of University. If students are interested in participating in Destination BU, please email orientation@brandonu.ca

September 9th

Event Location Time
BUSU Trip* Clear Lake Depart from Brandon University at 9:30am (In front of Clark Hall)

September 11th

Event Location Time
Community Day Mingling Area 9am-3pm
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 10:30am
Sash Making (Come & Go) Indigenous Peoples’ Centre 1pm-3pm
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 3:30pm

Movie Marathon

(Event is Subject to Change)

Evans Theatre 6pm-2am

September 12th

Event Location Time
Medicine Picking Riding Mountain National Park Bus departs from BU at 8:30am and will arrive back at 4:30pm
Club Day* Mingling Area 9am-3pm
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 10:30am
Crafts Indigenous Peoples’ Centre 11am-1pm
Safety Awareness Information Session (International Students) EAP Classroom 12:40pm
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 3:30pm

If you are interested in Medicine Picking please contact (204) 728-9520. This event is restricted to students only.

September 13th

Event Location Time
Health & Dental Plan Information* Mingling Area 9am-3pm
Massages* Library Gathering Space 11am-2pm
Ceremony Teachings He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room) in the Health Studies Building 1pm-3pm
Trivia* Harvest Hall 7pm

September 14th

Event Location Time
Free BBQ* Kavanagh Courtyard 12pm
Guard.Me Health Insurance Information Session (International Students) EAP Classroom 2:30pm

September 15th

Event Location Time
Healthy Living Centre Orientation Healthy Living Centre 10:30am
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) Information
Session (International Students)
EAP Classroom 2:30pm
BUSU Disorientation* Park Community Hall (1428 Louise Ave.) 10pm-2am

September 17th

Event Location Time
Manitoba Open Farm Day TBA TBA

* Event hosted by Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU). All other
events are hosted by Brandon University Student Services.

Events are subject to change. Please watch social media and pay
attention to posters posted around the University.