2021 Orientation Schedule

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IT & Library Services Power Point

Time Session Contact
10:10am Welcome to Students
  • President Docherty
  • Dean of Students Katie Gross
  • BUSU President Sophia
10:00am – 11:15am

The BIG Welcome!

Playfair helps students connect to one another and feel part of the campus community. New students will meet each other in large and small groups, solve mental and physical challenges together, and will creatively interact in ever-shifting teams. Meet and learn more about your fellow first year students from the comfort of your own home.

The BIG Welcome! Zoom Session

  • Emily Kunkel
12:00pm – 12:45pm

IT & Library Services:

Join BU’s Chief Information Officer, Melanie Sucha, for discussion of Library and IT Services available this Fall to support your online learning needs. We discuss the spaces that are open this Fall, access to spaces and information during the term and some frequently asked questions about technology at the university.

IT & Library Services Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 925 6774 2164
Passcode: 148315

  • Melanie Sucha
12:00pm – 1:00pm

International Orientation:

This session is mandatory for International students to attend.

International Orientation Microsoft Teams Meeting

  • David Rowland
  • Iris Wang
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated Program Information Session:

Students will meet key faculty and staff members who will provide guidance to first year students in this unique integrated program.

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education Integrated Program Information Zoom Session

*After-Degree information below

  • Joe Stouffer
  • Julie Ramos Strahl
1:15pm – 2:15pm

Indigenous Peoples’ Centre:

Learn about the services and supports available through the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre. Connect with other new students as you start your journey at BU.

Indigenous Peoples’ Centre Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 549 767 5043
Passcode: 1gvQRL

  • Michelle Bessette
  • Deidre Gregory
1:15pm – 2:15pm

Achieving Success as an International Student Panel:

Join Iris and a panel of International students to learn about life in Brandon and at Brandon University.

Achieving Success as an International Student Panel Microsoft Teams Meeting

  • David Rowland
  • Iris Wang
1:15pm – 2:15pm

Student Panel:

This fall is going to look different for everyone. Hear from current students about how they are preparing for a mix of in class and online learning. Discover what student life can be like at BU and what you have to look forward to when we return to campus.

Student Panel Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 925 2649 4811
Passcode: 421044

  • Kathleen Richards
  • Aaron McKay
1:30pm – 2:15pm

IT & Library Services:

Join BU’s Chief Information Officer, Melanie Sucha, for discussion of Library and IT Services available this Fall to support your online learning needs. We discuss the spaces that are open this Fall, access to spaces and information during the term and some frequently asked questions about technology at the university.

IT & Library Services Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 974 0662 1295
Passcode: 133267

  • Melanie Sucha
2:00p.m – 3:00p.m.

Conversations Around Wellness & Music

Jeff Smith (Brandon University Counselling Centre) and Sarah Hall (Assistant Professor of Voice) facilitate a conversation around mental health and well-being with students from the School of Music. Topics to include: wellness offerings at BU; perceptions and challenges in our current mental health practice models; expectations and responsibilities in the counsellor/client relationship; how might music become a vehicle for facilitating wellness in ourselves, our relationships and our communities?

Conversations Around Wellness & Music Zoom Session

  • Sarah Hall
  • Jeff Smith
2:30pm – 3:15pm

IT & Library Services:

Join BU’s Chief Information Officer, Melanie Sucha, for discussion of Library and IT Services available this Fall to support your online learning needs. We discuss the spaces that are open this Fall, access to spaces and information during the term and some frequently asked questions about technology at the university.

IT & Library Services Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 988 8894 6369
Passcode: 981516

  • Melanie Sucha
2:30pm – 3:15pm

Welcome to Pre-Nursing:

At this session, information will be provided regarding assistance available to help you succeed, information about course syllabi, getting organized, resources available for students and the application process to the BN program. Tracey Collyer will be happy to answer any other questions that you may have.

Welcome to Pre-Nursing Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 914 6534 7961
Passcode: 780601

  • Tracey Collyer
3:00pm – 3:30pm Mix & Mingle – Mix & Mingle Zoom Session
  • Cora Dupuis
  • Jessica Acero
3:30pm – 4:00pm Mix & Mingle – Mix & Mingle Zoom Session
  • Cora Dupuis
  • Jessica Acero
4:00pm – 5:00pm Welcome to Music – Contact the Music office for the Zoom Link.
  • Dean of Music
  • Greg Gatien

*Note: Faculty of Education After Degree – First Year Students

Orientation during the week of Sept. 7 – 10

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