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BU50 Homecoming 2018

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 - Sunday, October 14th, 2018
Canada Sports Hall of Fame

We’re having a party, and you’re invited! It’s been 50 years since the first class graduated from a newly-chartered Brandon University, and we’re putting on a celebration for everyone. Throughout 2017–18, we have been marking this BU50 golden anniversary and it culminates at Homecoming 2018. We are welcoming thousands back to BU, as we celebrate […]

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8:00 am

Quill retrospective

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canada Sports Hall of Fame

Selected front pages from The Quill over the past five decades on display in the Curve Gallery. As BU marks 50 years of being a university, look back at those decades through the eyes of the BU student newspaper, The Quill. The Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery features reproductions of more than 50 front pages from […]

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1:00 pm

Homecoming Information Booth

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Friday, October 12th, 2018

An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Healthy Living Centre

There's a lot going on at Homecoming 2018. Stop by the Homecoming Information booth to learn more about the exciting social and entertainment events that are ongoing, to ensure you are registered for the events of your choice, and to get your bearings. Our friendly and informative volunteers will have information packets, pamphlets and maps […]

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4:45 pm

Arts Speaker: “Rival Knowledges in Ancient Greece and Present-Day Canada”

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Clark Hall, Room 212

Dr. Steve Robinson As our post-secondary institutions respond to the Calls to Action set forth by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, they grapple with how best to respectfully accommodate both Western and Indigenous worldviews within academic teaching, research and service in mutually supportive ways. Are Western and colonial epistemologies inherently hostile to Indigenous […]

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6:00 pm

Future students’ info night

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvest Hall

Come see why BU is your destination for post-secondary! Take a campus or residence tour and find out how a small campus is full of big opportunities! Meet with alumni, faculty, and current students to learn more about the programs and services offered at BU! Did your parents or siblings go to BU? Kick of Homecoming 2018 by attending this event with your family!

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6:30 pm

Under the Stars

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Louis Riel Room, McMaster Hall

Get an extremely close-up view of the splendour of the night’s sky through the BU Observatory. You'll meet in the Louis Riel Room, just down the hall from Harvest Hall, and then proceed to the newly renovated deck area atop McMaster Hall, where crisp fall skies will reveal the secrets of the stars and our […]

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7:00 pm

Celebration of Authors

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Education Building Room 107

Brandon University celebrates with a special event that will honour authors who are featured in volume 10, issues 1 and 2, of the BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education. This event will short presentations by several authors. All guests are welcome. The BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education is published twice a year […]

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Powerhouse on the Prairies

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until Friday, October 12th, 2018

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

At the tail end of the 1980s, the Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team was one of the dominant sports forces in Canada. The BU Bobcats won the national title three years in a row. Craig Cesmystruk, a Web Content Editor at BU, looks back at their legacy in Powerhouse on the Prairies, a documentary […]

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‘In the (K)Now’ student art exhibition — Opening Reception

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sutherland Gallery of Art

The recent work of Brandon University Fine Art students will be on display in the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art this fall. An Opening Reception is timed to be part of the BU50 Homecoming 2018 weekend. The gallery show will run from Oct. 11–26 in the gallery, which is located at 2021 Victoria Ave. […]

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7:30 pm

pro series Homecoming Concert

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lorne Watson Recital Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-60

Michael Cain The Brandon University School of Music’s pro series has a special treat planned for Homecoming Weekend guests. On Thursday, Oct. 11, two of the School of Music’s talented musicians will give a concert to kick off this year’s edition of the BU Homecoming Weekend. Saxophonist Greg Gatien, who is the Dean of Music […]

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