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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

Athletics Wall of Fame Brunch

Saturday, October 19th @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Victoria Inn
  • $

The Dick and Verda McDonald Sports Wall of Fame is located on the second level of BU’s Healthy Living Centre. The display features nostalgic memorabilia from past teams and athletes of Brandon University and Brandon College. The Wall of Fame induction brunch is among the big highlights of Homecoming and the Athletics reunion. The 2019 […]

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Self-guided tours

Saturday, October 19th @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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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9:00 am

80 Years of Science

Saturday, October 19th @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
John R. Brodie Science Centre

The John R. Brodie Science Centre. Join us in the Brodie Building to celebrate 80 years of science education and research at Brandon University, and Brandon College. WORLD CLASS RESEARCH BUILT IN BRANDON World Class Research BUilt in Brandon; posters will be on display throughout the day. Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location:  1st […]

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10:00 am

Cartoon Morning and Cereal Bar: Despicable Me 2

Saturday, October 19th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

It's time for more Minion madness! Join us in the Evans Theatre for the Saturday morning attraction, Despicable Me 2. Snacks will include a variety of cereal and milk to enjoy during the movie. Admission and snacks are FREE! Now that Gru (Steve Carell) has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and […]

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Family Day

Saturday, October 19th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brandon University

Join us for Family Day, with activities planned for everyone. Start the morning with a free showing of 'Despicable Me 2' in the Evans Theatre. The show starts at 10 a.m. and comes complete with complimentary milk and cereal. The first 100 kids receive a free weekend pass to Bran-Con, western Manitoba's first annual comic […]

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10:30 am

Indigenous Pipe Ceremony

Saturday, October 19th @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

The recently formed BU Indigenous Alumni Reunion Committee has partnered with the BU Alumni Association and the BU Indigenous Peoples' Centre to celebrate Homecoming. Join us at a Pipe Ceremony to share cultural awareness and understanding. Register here

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11:30 am

Indigenous Sharing Circle and Luncheon

Saturday, October 19th @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library

Join us for the Indigenous Reunion Luncheon at 10:30 am, followed by a specialized Sharing Circle celebrating academic and personal accomplishments. Register here

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1:00 pm

⚽️ BU Bobcats soccer

Saturday, October 19th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Healthy Living Centre
Brandon University Bobcats Logo

Come cheer on your BU Bobcats at home field, as they take on the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers in MCAC action. Admission is free. Access to the soccer pitch at the HLC is from the north. Men's game starts at 1 p.m. Women follow at 3:15 p.m.  

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2:00 pm

Guided Campus Tours

Saturday, October 19th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clark Hall, Room 104

Join a guided tour group led by a current Brandon University student to get a new perspective on the BU campus. This tour leaves from Clark Hall room 104 at 2 p.m. Free! We encourage you to pre-register here Can't make it then? Try a self-guided tour or download the Walking Tour booklet.

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World-Class Research: Built in Brandon Presentation

Saturday, October 19th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clark Hall, Room 212

Join us for wine and cheese as we learn about the amazing research undertaken by our Brandon University Research Committee (BURC) grant recipients. Projects will be showcased during 3-minute presentations that will be sure to leave you wanting more. Some researchers will be displaying posters around campus for people who want to learn more research […]

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Open Art Show — Sutherland Gallery

Saturday, October 19th @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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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

Dinner & Awards

Saturday, October 19th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harvest Hall
  • $

Enjoy an evening with friends and classmates as we recognize special anniversary class years and celebrate the outstanding achievements of BU alumni. Get together with your former classmates and remember the years you shared at Brandon College and Brandon University. Join us for recognizing a trio of outstanding alumni, including a young doctor who returned […]

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🏐 BU Bobcats volleyball

Saturday, October 19th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Healthy Living Centre

Make some noise for the BU Bobcats’ volleyball on opening weekend as they take on the Thompson Rivers WolfPack. Show your colours and wear your Bobcat gear — old and new — as you cheer on our teams. Last season, the Bobcat men’s team won the league championship and a U SPORTS national silver medal […]

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7:30 pm

At the Evans: Menteur

Saturday, October 19th @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
  • $

In this Canadian comedy, directed by Émile Gaudreault and released in 2019, Simon is a man who is confronted by his family about his lifelong habit of being a compulsive liar, and denies it. However, he then wakes up the next day in an alternate reality in which all of his past lies have become […]

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