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Thursday, June 7th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Canada Sports Hall of Fame

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Note: This event takes place in Calglary, AB.

Pre-Orientation is a great way for new students to start checking things off their “to do” list to get ready for fall (BrandonU.ca/Accepted). This is a face-to-face opportunity to gather information as students need it. Participation is optional.

There are two opportunities to participate in Pre-Orientation: June 6 and June 7. Both days are the same.

All-Day Check-in:  1pm-4pm
Check in when you arrive at the entrance of the John E. Robbins Library. Student Leaders will be on hand to guide you to the information fair, to workshops, and tours.

Schedule of Events:

Time Workshop Location
1:00pm – 1:40pm Life Goals:
Connecting School To Your Career 
Computer Lab
1:30pm – 1:50pm Parents & Family:
Advice on Supporting A University Student 
206 Clark Hall
2:00pm-2:30pm Student Life Real Talk:
Learn from Current Student Leaders!  (Includes Q&A)
212  Clark Hall
2pm-2:30pm Mature Learners: Get Ready!
Learn from Current Mature Learners!  (Includes Q&A)
“Mature” Learners are students who self-identify with one or more of the following terms:  Transfer, Part-time, Non-sequential, Non-traditional, Parent, Career Change, Older than Average, etc. 
206 Clark Hall
2:40pm-3:00pm Finding Your Textbooks

What you need to know before you buy your books!


Bookstore – Douglas Knowles Building
3:00pm – 3:40pm Life Goals:
Connecting School To Your Career  
Computer Lab
3:00pm – 3:20pm Finding Your Textbooks

What you need to know before you buy your books!


Bookstore – Douglas Knowles Building
3:30pm – 3:50pm Parents & Family:
Advice on Supporting A University Student
206 Clark Hall

Information Fair:  1pm-4pm (Come & Go)
Chat with service providers and book follow-up appointments as needed.
Location:  Main Floor – Gathering Space of the John E. Robbins library

  • Scholarships & Bursaries
  • Career Planning & Placement Office
  • Co-Op Program
  • BUSU (Brandon University Students Union)
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Finance & Registration Services (Tuition Questions)
  • Academic Skills (Learning, Writing & Math Skills)
  • Residence Office
  • PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition)
  • Technology (Help with BU Webmail, MS Programs, Claim ID, Passwords, etc.)
  • Office of International Activities (Thursday Only)
  • Personal Counselling

Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC) Drop-In: 1pm -4pm
Meet IPC staff and find out about programing and campus supports for First Nation, Metis & Inuit Students

Mini Campus Tours: 1pm, 2pm or 3pm
Hit up the top 5 spots to know on campus within 20 minutes!
Start your tour at the check-in table.

Residence Tours: 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm
Check out the best of what Res Life has to offer!
Meet at the check-in table and plan for 15-30 minutes.

Academic Advising/Course Selection
Students will not receive Academic Advising or complete Course Registration during Pre-Orientation. Courtney Adams, can provide next steps information on how to book an appointment. Stop by the Information Booth in the Library to speak with Courtney!

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Thursday, June 7th, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Canada Sports Hall of Fame
169 Olympic Road SW
Calglary, AB