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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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9:00 am

T22 Moodle Tune Up

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Glen Gross, Learning Technology Specialist: Every course you teach at BU kills trees. Text books, essays, and quizzes all contribute to the problem. Do you recycle? Are you green in other areas of your life? Challenging yourself to be paperless could be the single biggest contribution you could personally make to our planet. Learn how […]

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12:00 pm

Food Trucks

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Canada Sports Hall of Fame

Feeling a bit peckish? We're welcoming food trucks to campus on Friday and Saturday to fill you up. Confirmed food trucks: Adele's Mini-Donuts Pork Floyd Smoked 'n' Sauced   Friday location: Louise Avenue near 20th Street Saturday location: Front parking loop in front of Clark Hall (200-block 18th Street)

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1:00 pm

Homecoming Information Booth

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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BU Sexualized Violence Policy

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 043

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. Brandon University’s standalone sexualized violence policy was approved by the Board of Governors in Spring 2017 and is in place. The purpose of this policy is to promote a culture of consent and respect, develop awareness and […]

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‘Where STEM education can lead,’ with Col. Chris Hadfield, presented by the BU Faculty of Science

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Col. Chris Hadfield (Credit: NASA) This is a closed event for students of selected Brandon and Westman schools. Group ticket opportunities have been offered to selected school principals. Brandon University welcomes Col. Chris Hadfield to the Brandon University Homecoming weekend on Friday, Oct. 12. A decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot, Col. Hadfield will launch Brandon […]

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2:00 pm

‘In the (K)Now’ student art exhibition

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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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. The exhibition 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. The […]

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3:00 pm

Champagne Celebration

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harvest Hall

It's time to toast! Fifty years ago, this institution had just received its charter and the first students were able to graduate with degrees from the newly-minted Brandon University. this year we are celebrating the traditions of our past and our ambition for the future as we mark our golden anniversary. Join members of the […]

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3:30 pm

Powerhouse on the Prairies

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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5:00 pm

Homecoming Kick-Off, presented by Sunrise Credit Union

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Healthy Living Centre – Walking/Jogging Track

Homecoming kicks off in style with a special expanded lounge on the upper level of the Healthy Living Centre. Reunite with classmates and friends as you enjoy light food and refreshments on the walking track. This is a fun time to show your true blue-and-gold colours — wear your BU gear, old and new! This […]

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Basketball Reunion and Wall of Fame kick-off celebration

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Canada Sports Hall of Fame

BU Athletics invites both men’s and women’s basketball alumni to attend a fun evening of reunions! Basketball reunion attendees can register and get their specialty name tags along with an alumni souvenir. The evening is also a kick-off for the 2018 Sports Wall of Fame induction ceremony. Previous Wall of Famers are invited to mix […]

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6:00 pm

Bobcats Basketball

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Healthy Living Centre

Men's Game Start: 6:00 pm.

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6:30 pm

Under the Stars

Friday, October 12th, 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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‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,’ with Col. Chris Hadfield

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
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Chris Hadfield This event is sold out. Brandon University welcomes Col. Chris Hadfield to the Brandon University Homecoming weekend on Friday, Oct. 12. A decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot, Col. Hadfield will launch Brandon University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming celebrations with a public keynote at the WMCA, starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are […]

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7:30 pm

📽 The Children Act

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.  

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8:00 pm

Bobcats Volleyball (new time)

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Healthy Living Centre

Women's Game Start: 8:00 pm.

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