Welcome Week

Welcome Week are activities and events occurring during thee first two weeks of the semester (though we will list anything throughout the entire month of September!) Additional events may be added so check back here regularly!

What’s On For Welcome Week!

Date Event Location

Sept. 6 – 7 @ 9am to 4pm

Sept. 8 @ 10 am to 3pm

Information Booth – Questions about directions, classrooms, resources on campus?

Sept. 6 – 7 @ 9 am to 4pm

Sept. 8 @ 10 am to 3pm


Information Desk – Questions about directions, classrooms, resources on campus?
Hallway outside Student Services – MCK 105 (Main Floor McKenzie Bldg)
Sept. 6 – 9

HLC Orientation

Included in your tuition fees, students have access to the Healthy Living Centre (HLC). Before using the facility, you must complete a HLC orientation.

Healthy Living Centre (HLC)

Please sign up for your orientation at www.HealthyLivingCentre.ca (click on About the HLC, then Book a Time) or call 204-727-9756

Campus Activities and Events

Date Event Info Time
Sept. 7 Heritage Co-op Movie Night
Join us at the Evans Theatre (next to the library) for a showing of Captain Marvel! Doors open 6:30 pm; movie begins at 7 pm.
Free Admission – space is limited to 200.Popcorn and drinks compliments of Heritage Co-op!
7:00 movie start

Sept. 7

Sept. 12

Sept. 13

What should I expect in first-year? Virtual Workshop

Whether you are starting first year or returning to university, learn strategies to start this year off right. This workshop will walk you through university expectations and tried-and-true secrets of successful graduates.

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 747 468 2199
Passcode: 898650

Additional Learning Skills Workshops on various topics through fall term

7th: 1:40 – 2:30 pm

12th: 12:40 – 1:30 pm

13th: 1:40 – 2:30 pn

Sept. 8 “I Survived” Ice Cream Bar
You did it! You made it through your first week at BU! Celebrate with some ice cream.
Location: Mingling Area (KDC/Student Union Building)
10 am to 3 pm (or while supplies last)
Sept. 9 Bobcats Soccer Home Opener – Free Admission

Come out and cheer on our Bobcats!Find additional Bobcat games here (All games free admission with valid student ID)

Location: HLC Field

Women’s: 1:00 pm

Men’s: 3:15 pm

Sept. 11 Guinness Tavern by Double Decker Speed Mingling

Speed Mingling is like speed dating – but for friends!

Want to meet some new people and eat some great food? Join us!

Food and lemonade compliments of Guinness Tavern at Double Decker

Location: CHO 118 Space is limited to 50 participants

4 – 6pm
Sept. 12

BUSU Services Day


Come and learn about the services available to BU students.

Location: Mingling Area (KDC/Student Union Building)

10 am – 2 pm


Sept. 12 Taco’s for Terry!

Taco in Bag with profits donated to the Terry Fox Foundation! Come and enjoy lunch for a good cause at Bailey’s Cafe (KDC/Student Union Building).

The Terry Fox Walk is happening here at BU on September 17 during Homecoming Weekend!

11 am to close
Sept. 12 Music Library Orientation/Tour
New to Brandon University? Not sure where the music
library is? Want to know about what is available to you?
Come at 1pm on Tuesday, September 12th for a quick 15-20
minute introduction, with plenty of room for questions!Location: Meet in the Foyer of the School of Music
(In Front of the Lorne Watson Recital Hall)
Sept. 13 RBC Lunch & Learn

Eat some lunch and learn about banking basics from RBC! Adulting involves budgeting and good credit!

Pizza compliments of RBC. Space is limited to 60 participants.

Location: CHO 118

12:40 – 1:30
Sept. 14 Compass Credit Union Trivia Night
Bailey’s (KDC/Student Union Building) 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sept. 14 – 17 Homecoming Weekend

Visit the homecoming website for a full list of all the amazing events happening. Most of the events are FREE!



See Website

Sept. 15 Beer Gardens
Bailey’s (KDC/Student Union Building) 12 – 5pm
Sept. 15 BUSU Trivia Night Bailey’s (KDC/Student Union Building) 6 – 8pm
Sept. 15 BUSU Decades Social

Mingling Area/Bailey’s (KDC/Student Union Building)

$15 Pre-sale or $20 at the door
Get your tickets from this link: Decades Tickets

8 pm – 1am
Sept. 16 Pancake Breakfast
Bailey’s (KDC/Student Union Building) 8 am – 10 am
Sept. 16 Beer Gardens
Mingling Area (KDC/Student Union Building) 12 pm – 5 pm

Community Events

Date Event Location Info
Sept. 8 & 9 Touching Presents: Hatch – A Block Party Brandon University  Lot 2A More information and tickets: https://www.hatchfest.ca
Sept. 15 – 17 Food Truck Warz Keystone Centre


Admission $5.00 (Children 12 and under FREE)

Sept. 16 Brandon’s Largest GARAGE SALE Keystone Centre
 9am to 3pm
Admission is $3 (children 12 and under FREE)