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Homecoming 2019

Thursday, October 17th - Sunday, October 20th
Brandon University
Homecoming slogan Forever Blue and Gold

Relive your University Experience at Brandon University’s Homecoming, where you can reconnect with friends and memories! Everyone is invited to Homecoming, set for Oct. 17–20, 2019, as BU celebrates community connections.

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8:30 am

Self-guided tours

Thursday, October 17th @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Brandon University

Explore the Brandon University campus at your own pace. See everything that's new, and what will always be the same among our buildings and grounds. Use the map or download our self-guided tour booklet to learn about the history of each campus building. Campus Map Printable Map Self-Guided Tour booklet A limited number of copies […]

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10:10 am

Walk-In Math Assistance

Thursday, October 17th @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:10 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 28th, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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1:00 pm

Bystander Training

Thursday, October 17th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 129

Bringing in the Bystander: A Prevention Workshop for Establishing a Community of Responsibility ®, developed at the University of New Hampshire, and first used in Canada by the University of Windsor, is a workshop designed to encourage participants to see themselves as bystanders who might safely intervene to prevent a sexual assault before it occurs. […]

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Walk-In Writing Assistance

Thursday, October 17th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Reference Desk, John E. Robbins Library

Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the […]

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1:40 pm

Improving Memory

Thursday, October 17th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Apply memory techniques to develop a flexible system that fits your courses to help you remember all you are learning this term.

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Thursday, October 17th @ 1:40 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:40 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 28th, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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2:00 pm

Public presentation: Indigenous Peoples and Land Conflicts in the Brazilian Amazon

Thursday, October 17th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library

A visiting scholar at Brandon University will present a public talk about the ongoing fires in the Brazilian Amazon forest. Luiz Henrique Eloy is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Anthropology, National Museum, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and is a Brandon University 2019 ELAP Visiting Doctoral Student Luiz Henrique is a Terena Indigenous […]

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Open Art Show — Sutherland Gallery

Thursday, October 17th @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Sutherland Gallery of Art

Brandon University students are presenting personal work at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art through Homecoming Weekend. There is no theme attached to the show, which is open to submissions of work that students would like to display. There is a variety of work, including both personal work from home, and class work.

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5:00 pm

Tea and Coffee Alumni Social at the Music Library

Thursday, October 17th @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Enjoy one of the best views of campus, through the full-length windows of the Music Library! Gather before the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, October 17th from 5-6:30 pm for the opportunity to socialize with fellow alumni, hear recordings of BU faculty recitals and ensemble concerts, and maybe even leave with a souvenir. Coffee and tea […]

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6:30 pm

Homecoming: Keynote Speaker Dr. Samantha Nutt – When Local is Global

Thursday, October 17th @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
  • $
$30.50

A renowned humanitarian, physician and best-selling author will headline Brandon University’s annual Homecoming this fall. Dr. Samantha Nutt will present the public Homecoming keynote at the WMCA on Thursday evening, Oct. 17, as Homecoming weekend kicks off. A leading authority on current affairs, war, international aid, and foreign policy, Dr. Nutt, a medical doctor and […]

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8:00 pm

Homecoming Concert

Thursday, October 17th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lorne Watson Recital Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-60

Greg Gatien Michael Cain Enjoy a casual evening of popular jazz tunes performed live by Greg Gatien, Dean of BU’s School of Music, and faculty member Michael Cain. Meet and greet reception to follow. Limited seating. No charge for registered Homecoming Guests. Register here

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