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December 2018

Examinations

Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Final examinations for first term Fall courses. Examinations for both term Fall & Winter courses

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February 2019 Graduation Deadline

Friday, December 14th, 2018
Brandon University

Last date to apply for February 2019 Graduation.

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Examinations

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Final examinations for first term Fall courses. Examinations for both term Fall & Winter courses

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Examinations

Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Final examinations for first term Fall courses. Examinations for both term Fall & Winter courses

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Final Day of Examinations

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Brandon University

Final examinations for first term Fall courses. Examinations for both term Fall & Winter courses

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University closed — Winter Holidays ❄️

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed Saturday, December 23 through Tuesday, January 1 for winter holidays. The university re-opens with normal hours on Wednesday, January 2. Classes resume on Thursday, January 3. Enjoy your break!

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January 2019

Winter Orientation

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Brandon University

Winter Orientation for new students.

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Classes Resume

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Brandon University

First day of classes for second term Winter courses. Classes resume for both term Fall & Winter courses

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Education classes resume

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Brandon University

First day of classes for second term Winter Education courses.

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📽 Christmas Vacation

Sunday, January 13th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brandon University
$6.00
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In memory of projectionist Richard Hunt, we present one of his favourite movies: National Lampoon’s Vacation.

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February 2019

University Closed — Louis Riel Day

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed on Monday, February 18th for Louis Riel Day. No classes are scheduled. The university re-opens with normal hours on Tuesday, February 19th. From 12 noon until 4 p.m., Harvest Hall at BU will be the site of Louis Riel Day celebrations.

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Winter Study Break

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 - Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Brandon University

February 19–22 is the BU winter study break. There are no classes scheduled in second term Winter and both term Fall & Winter courses (except Education). Enjoy the week! Classes resume Monday, Feb. 25.

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CANCELLED: Responsible Substance Use and Harm Reduction Info Session

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

This information session is available to BU faculty and staff. Responsible Substance Use and Harm Reduction Friday, February 22 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Louis Riel Room, Main Floor - McMaster Hall Facilitator: Ken Surovy, Prevention & Education Consultant - Addictions Foundation of Manitoba The purpose of this session is to provide technical education on cannabis and alcohol, and responsible use and harm reduction. Accessibility Considerations? To ensure this session is available to all members of the campus community, please…

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March 2019

📽 The Bystander Moment

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

The #MeToo movement has shined much-needed light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and abuse and created unprecedented demand for gender violence prevention models that actually work. The Bystander Moment tells the story of one of the most prominent and proven of these models — the innovative bystander approach developed by pioneering activist and writer Jackson Katz and his colleagues. In a riveting analysis illustrated with archival footage and clips from news, sports, and entertainment media, Katz explores the role…

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📽 Slut or Nut: The Diary of a Rape Trial

Monday, March 25th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

We are pleased to offer An Evening with Mandi Gray from Toronto at 7 p.m. in the Evans Theatre. The night will begin with viewing her documentary Slut or Nut: Diary of a Rape Trial, which follows Mandi as she navigates the Canadian Legal System after being sexually assaulted by a university colleague.  Mandi will introduce the film and give a talk about developments since the making of her documentary. Question and Answer will follow.  This event is free and open to the…

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April 2019

Examinations Begin

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Brandon University

Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Saturday, April 20th, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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Examinations

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Final examinations for most second-term Winter and both-term Fall & Winter courses take place Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 23. April 2019 Exam Timetable Examinations for the Faculty of Education will run at different dates. Contact the Faculty of Education Office for further information. Note to Current Students Access to your final grades, GPA and academic assessment (if applicable) is through the online Student Information portal.  Access may be restricted if you have an outstanding balance owing to Brandon…

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May 2019

Manitoba Chemistry Symposium

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Brandon University

The Department of Chemistry from Brandon University is pleased to host the second annual Manitoba Chemistry Symposium (MCS). The MCS 2019 conference takes place at Brandon University under the theme “Bench, Biosphere & Beyond”. This theme represents the importance of chemical research and the role chemical research has in shaping our society and environment. As such, presenters are welcome in any area of chemistry, including (but not limited to) organic, analytical, physical, inorganic, biochemistry, chemical biology, environmental chemistry, life sciences/health,…

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University closed — Victoria Day

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed on Monday, May 20, in honour of Victoria Day. No classes are scheduled. The university re-open normal hours on Tuesday, May 21.

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Brandon University Foundation Luncheon

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Brandon University

The generosity of donors and volunteers will be recognized by the Brandon University (BU) Foundation on Wednesday during its Annual Luncheon at BU’s Harvest Hall. The role of the BU Foundation is to raise, steward and distribute charitable donations that support the academic mission of Brandon University, including through student scholarships and bursaries, research and other academic initiatives, equipment, and library resources. In 2018, the BU Foundation received more than $1.2 million in donations and contributions, with more than $300,000…

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June 2019

Pre-Orientation

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 - Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Brandon University
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American Men’s Studies Association 2019 Conference

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 - Friday, June 14th, 2019
Brandon University
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July 2019

🇨🇦 Happy Canada Day! — University closed

Monday, July 1st, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed on Monday, July 1, in honour of Canada Day. No classes are scheduled. The university re-open normal hours on Tuesday, July 2. The Brandon University Astronomical Observatory plans to host a public observing (weather-dependent) on Canada Day evening to take in both fireworks and stargazing from the observatory atop McMaster Hall.

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Doors Open Brandon

Saturday, July 20th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Brandon University is proud to participate in Doors Open Brandon 2019. This year marks the 18th annual Doors Open Brandon — an opportunity for visitors to explore local buildings that may not always open to the public. Although the Brandon University campus is always open, we are pleased to welcome community members to Doors Open, and in particular to the historic Original Building and Clark Hall complex. Doors Open takes place July 20 and 21 and celebrates Brandon’s vibrant history through…

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Doors Open Brandon

Sunday, July 21st, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Brandon University is proud to participate in Doors Open Brandon 2019. This year marks the 18th annual Doors Open Brandon — an opportunity for visitors to explore local buildings that may not always open to the public. Although the Brandon University campus is always open, we are pleased to welcome community members to Doors Open, and in particular to the historic Original Building and Clark Hall complex. Doors Open takes place July 20 and 21 and celebrates Brandon’s vibrant history through…

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August 2019

Terry Fox Day 2019 — University closed

Monday, August 5th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University will be closed Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 for the Terry Fox Day holiday. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Enjoy your August long weekend!

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Pop-Up Public Observing

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Brandon University

Last minute pop-up observing opportunities! 1 group, for approximately 1.5 hours max. Volunteers are need, minimum of 3-4 people.

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* Postponed until October 19: Indigenous Alumni Reunion

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Brandon University

Tipis on the front lawn of Clark Hall. *Please note, this celebration has been postponed until Saturday, October 19, 2019. These events will now be featured as part of the Homecoming Weekend celebrations. To view full schedule of events and/or to register, go to: https://www.brandonu.ca/homecoming/.     Brandon University Indigenous Alumni Reunion All My Relations: The BU Indigenous Alumni Reunion Committee cordially invites you to join us as we honour Indigenous Alumni in a celebration gathering on August 22, 2019,…

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Pop-up Public Observing

Thursday, August 29th, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Brandon University

The rain has stopped, the sky should be clear according to the astronomer's forecast, and we want to see the stars! Tickets are available starting at 2:00 pm on Eventbrite, only one observing session from 8:30 - 10:00 pm, tickets are limited. Dress warm, bring a camera and a hot drink.  You can feel during the nights that summer is almost over. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pop-up-public-observing-with-brandon-university-astronomical-observatory-tickets-70962890917https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pop-up-public-observing-with-brandon-university-astronomical-observatory-tickets-70962890917

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September 2019

Orientation 2019

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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BUSU Meet & Greet

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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BUSU Free Pizza

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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BUSU Grab n’ Go Breakfast

Thursday, September 5th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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BUSU Movie Marathon

Friday, September 6th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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BUSU Color War

Monday, September 9th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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BUSU Clubs Day

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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Library Tour

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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See all areas of the Library and find out about Library resources and services.

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BUSU Trivia Night

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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Library Tour

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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See all areas of the Library and find out about Library resources and services.

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BUSU BBQ Lunch

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Brandon University
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Library Tour

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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See all areas of the Library and find out about Library resources and services.

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Library Tour

Friday, September 13th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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See all areas of the Library and find out about Library resources and services.

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BUSU Colour War Social

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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Statistics Canada Workshop: Understanding and Interpreting Data

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 - Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Brandon University
$550
  • $

Working on your training plan for this year?  Want to update or develop new skills?  Are you or your team involved in tasks related to data collection, analysis and reporting? Statistics Canada is offering introductory professional workshops at Brandon University. Understanding & Interpreting Data September 17–18, 2019 at Brandon University Regular fee $550 / Early bird fee $499 for registrations before September 6 A quick refresher course for those who have had statistical training in the past or a fastpaced…

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Statistics Canada Workshop: Turning Statistics Into Stories

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Brandon University
$300
  • $

Working on your training plan for this year?  Want to update or develop new skills?  Are you or your team involved in tasks related to data collection, analysis and reporting? Statistics Canada is offering introductory professional workshops at Brandon University. Turning Statistics Into Stories September 19, 2019 at Brandon University (all day) Regular fee $300 / Early bird fee $275 for registrations before September 6 An introductory workshop that will help you to communicate your message in a more effective…

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) Application Deadline

Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University Co-operative Education (Co-op) Program formally integrates full-time paid work terms between regular academic sessions to apply concepts and theories, broadening students’ academic and professional experiences. Current Majors with Co-op include: ADES Biology Chemistry Computer Science Environmental Science Geography and the Environment Geology History Physics and Astronomy Public History Sociology Interested students should review their Major requirements on our website and apply online.

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Indigenous Education Week

Monday, September 30th, 2019 - Friday, October 4th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is celebrating Indigenous education throughout the campus all this week, with events and installations.

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Family Fun Afternoon

Monday, September 30th, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brandon University

Bring the family for an afternoon of activities on the BU campus on Saturday, Oct. 19. Start the morning with a free showing of Despicable Me 2, a great Saturday-morning cartoon complete with complimentary milk and cereal. The first 100 kids under 12 to come to the movie will also receive a FREE weekend pass to Bran-Con, Brandon’s first annual comic convention, which is being held next door in the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday. More family-friendly…

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October 2019

Park Sounds Duo: Root Systems: Jennifer Thiessen, viola, viola d’amore; Ben Reimer, percussion

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University

Pro Series Concert Park Sounds is a new duo comprised of Manitoba-raised, Montreal-based musicians Jennifer Thiessen (viola, viola d'amore) and Ben Reimer (percussion). Their debut program, Root Systems, is inspired by a diagram of the deep root systems of prairie plants and explores themes of origin, belonging and culture. It includes existing works by Luciano Berio and Tigran Mansurian as well as four new Canadian pieces by Karen Sunabacka, Michael Matthews, Marielle Groven and Daniel Morphy. An arrangement of the…

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University closed – Thanksgiving Day

Monday, October 14th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University will be closed on Monday, October 14 for Thanksgiving. No classes are scheduled. Enjoy a restful and relaxing long weekend. Brandon University will re-open normal hours on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

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MS Excel 2016 Basics – Features & Functions (for PC users)

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

THIS INTERNAL SESSION IS OPEN TO BRANDON UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES. This session will introduce individuals to spreadsheets and fundamental concepts and functions of MS Excel 2016.  Participants will learn to: Set up workbooks Work with data and tables Carry out basic value calculations Format and edit workbooks Facilitator: Kristin Jette, HR Administrative Analyst (BU) Accessibility Considerations? If you have any accessibility needs or questions, please contact Erica at browne@brandonu.ca prior to the session. To Register: Enter the # 1 in the…

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Homecoming 2019

Thursday, October 17th, 2019 - Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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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Self-guided tours

Thursday, October 17th, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 of the booklet will also be available throughout Homecoming. Prefer a guided tour? Join a group led by a current student, Saturday afternoon at 2…

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Self-guided tours

Friday, October 18th, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 of the booklet will also be available throughout Homecoming. Prefer a guided tour? Join a group led by a current student, Saturday afternoon at 2…

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Celebrate BU Homecoming at the Observatory

Friday, October 18th, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Brandon University

Celebrate BU Homecoming at the observatory on Friday, October 18th! Join us for an evening of stargazing on the roof! Weather permitting we will have the opportunity to watch the sunset, view some planets, and gaze at the stars! Brandon University Physics and Astronomy Club will be selling hot chocolate and cookies for $1 each at the observatory check in. Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-observing-with-brandon-university-astronomical-observatory-tickets-77240286777 Hope to see you there!

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Self-guided tours

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 of the booklet will also be available throughout Homecoming. Prefer a guided tour? Join a group led by a current student, Saturday afternoon at 2…

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Family Day

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

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 convention, which is being held right next door to BU at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium. There's more family-friendly activities all afternoon long. Try making…

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Self-guided tours

Sunday, October 20th, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 of the booklet will also be available throughout Homecoming. Prefer a guided tour? Join a group led by a current student, Saturday afternoon at 2…

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🎃 Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
Brandon University

We love Halloween at BU (that's pronounced 'Boo!') and everyone is encouraged to dress up. The Brandon University Community in Action committee is hosting a campus Halloween Coffee Break to celebrate our campus United Way campaign. Join us at 10 a.m. in the Down Under. There will be prizes for staff and faculty costumes, as well as a prize draw for United Way pledges. Please bring a non-perishable food item to support the BUSU Food Bank. Harvest Hall invites all…

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November 2019

🌺 University closed — Remembrance Day

Monday, November 11th, 2019
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed on Monday, November 11th, for Remembrance Day. The university re-opens with normal hours on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Long Night Against Procrastination

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - Thursday, November 21st, 2019 @ 3:00 am
Brandon University

Wednesday night, November 20, from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. — the Long Night Against Procrastination is a free, extended-hours event giving you a safe place to study/write during a critical point in the semester. Join us at the Library, Harvest Hall, and IPC.

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Canada Music Week Recital

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brandon University

Once a year members of the Westman Branch of the Manitoba Registered Music Teachers Association host the Canada Music Week Recital. The program showcases works by Canadian composers and introduces our young performers to music of their times. Lorne Watson Recital Hall No admission charge

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Brandon University Orchestra

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandon University

Leanne Zacharias, Director. Works performed by Linda Catlin Smith; Kelly-Marie Murphy and Ludwig van Beethoven. St. Matthew's Cathedral (403 - 13th Street) Admission: General $12; Students $8

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Biology Honours Student Progress Presentations

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brandon University
Free

Each student will make a 15-minute presentation on their research, followed by a five-minute question period.

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December 2019

Examinations

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 - Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
Brandon University

University closed — Winter Holidays ❄️

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
Brandon University

Brandon University will be closed Saturday, December 21, 2019, through Wednesday, January 1, 2020, for the holiday break. The university re-opens with normal hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Classes resume on Monday, January 6, 2020. Enjoy the break!

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January 2020

University re-opens

Thursday, January 2nd
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed Saturday, December 21, 2019, through Wednesday, January 1, 2020, for the holiday break. The university re-opens with normal hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Classes resume on Monday, January 6, 2020.

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Classes resume

Monday, January 6th
Brandon University

Brandon University is closed Saturday, December 21, 2019, through Wednesday, January 1, 2020, for the holiday break. The university re-opens with normal hours on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Classes resume on Monday, January 6, 2020 for most Both Term classes as well as the first day of most Second Term classes.

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Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, January 11th @ 11:15 am - 8:00 pm
Brandon University

Men's Game Start: 11:15 am; Women's Game Start: 1:00 pm; Men's Game Start: 4:15 pm; Women's Game Start: 6:00 pm.

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Eckhardt-Gramatte Conservatory of Music

Saturday, January 11th @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Brandon University
free

Eckhardt-Gramatte Conservatory of Music Recital. Everett Hopfner, Director

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Bobcats Soccer

Friday, January 17th @ 6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Brandon University

Men's Game Start: 6:15 pm; Women's Game Start: 8:00 pm.

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Mental Health Week

Monday, January 27th @ 8:00 am - Friday, January 31st @ 4:30 pm
Brandon University

Brandon University is marking Mental Health Week with events across campus for students, faculty and staff. All Week Speech Bubble Challenge Reconnect with Colouring Contest Student Services Staff and Pets Contest Monday, January 27th Gateschurch Fellowship Sessions in the Elephant Room (KDC Building) from 10:00 am to 2:00pm Destress Booths in the Mingling Area (KDC Building) from 10:00 am to 2:00pm Tuesday, January 28th Community Resource Fair in the Mingling Area (KDC Building) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Wednesday,…

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February 2020

Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, February 1st @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Brandon University

Men's Game Start: 6:15 pm.

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Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, February 1st @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brandon University

Women's Game Start: 8:00 pm.

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BUSU election nomination period

Monday, February 3rd - Friday, February 14th
Brandon University

Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) is holding their annual election for the 2020-2021 school year. For students who are interested in running in this election, nomination packages are now available at www.busu.ca/elections, and the 1stnomination period closes on Wednesday February 12. To get information related to position description, compensation, and the election bylaws, please visit www.busu.ca/elections. Please also remember to vote on February 27 & 28 (you will receive an email to your BU email address with a link to…

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Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, February 8th @ 11:15 am - 6:15 pm
Brandon University

Men's Game Start: 11:15 am; Women's Game Start: 1:00 pm; Men's Game Start: 4:15 pm.

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Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, February 8th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brandon University

Women's Game Start: 6:00 pm.

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Indigenous Awareness Week

Monday, February 10th - Friday, February 14th
Brandon University

Brandon University is celebrating Indigenous Awareness Week from Feb. 10–14 with a full schedule of activities all week long! Monday, Feb. 10 Presentation/Talk: Contemporary Art & Music 11:40am-12:30pm Room 2-02 Music Building Learn to Jig! 2:30pm-3:30pm Room 120 - Music Building BU New Music Ensemble Workshop & Improv 8:45pm-10:30pm Lorne Watson – Music Building Tuesday, Feb. 11 Team #ironeagle4mmip Ironman Triathlons Across Canada for Missing & Murdered Indigenous People 11:30am-12:30pm or 12:40pm-1:30pm He Oyate Tawapi  (Ceremony Room) Room 141 -…

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Brandon University Indigenous New Music Festival 2020

Tuesday, February 11th @ 10:00 am - Wednesday, February 12th @ 10:00 pm
Brandon University

building intercultural understanding, partnerships and mutual respect The BU Indigenous NMF will include concerts, lectures, talks and workshops. Pro Series BU Indigenous NMF concerts Tuesday, February 11 @ 7:30 p.m. in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall Wednesday, February 12 @ 7:30 p.m. in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall Concerts will feature Cris Derksen, a two-spirit Juno Award-nominated Cree cellist and composer, and Melody McKiver, Anishinaabe musician, violist, media artist, grass dancer and arts educator; The Brandon University New Music Ensemble…

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BUSU elections

Thursday, February 27th - Friday, February 28th
Brandon University

The Brandon University Students' Union elections are being held Feb. 27 and 28 with online voting available both days. VOTING INSTRUCTIONS: You will receive an email to your BU STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS on February 27th and 28th with a link to vote. Once you are ready to vote, click the link and it will take you to a ballot survey. Each question will be for a particular Council position with the candidate’s name, followed by Yes/No options. Community group positions (e.g.…

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Cabin in the Sky Movie Screening

Friday, February 28th @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brandon University

Come and celebrate Black History Month with a movie screening at the Music Library! Cabin in the Sky was one of six films released from 1927-1954 that featured an all-black cast. It is a folkloric “parable of Southern Negro life” (Green, 195, p. 111) that was controversial during a time when there were increasing demands for better treatment of African-Americans in Hollywood’s film industry. Featuring Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, this 1943 black and white film will…

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March 2020

Bobcats Soccer

Saturday, March 7th @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University

Men's Game Start: 1:00 pm; Women's Game Start: 7:00 pm.

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Classes suspended (March 14th-22nd)

Saturday, March 14th - Sunday, March 22nd
Brandon University

Student Recital (POSTPONED)

Sunday, March 15th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University

This event has been postponed until further notice. Eric St. Godard, Jazz Piano. Assisted by Dylan Peters, Jazz Guitar; Luke Parnell, Tenor Saxophone; Kieran Wallace, Drumset; Matt Kozicki, Bass. Student Recital Kinsmen Rehearsal Hall (Room 1-20) No admission charge

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Student Recital (POSTPONED)

Sunday, March 15th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brandon University

This event has been postponed until further notice. Brody Thornton, Drumset. Assisted by James Hamilton, Bass; Jacob Pfeifer, Saxophone; Lucas Caryk, Guitar. Student Recital. Kinsmen Rehearsal Hall (Room 1-20) No Admission charge

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LNAP: Long Night Against Procrastination (POSTPONED)

Wednesday, March 18th @ 7:00 pm - Thursday, March 19th @ 3:00 am
Brandon University

This event has been postponed until further notice. Starting Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 at 7:00 pm and running until Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 3:00 am, the Long Night Against Procrastination is a free, extended-hours event providing a safe place for students to study/write during a critical point in the semester. The event takes place in the Brandon University Library (Main & Music) the Indigenous Peoples’ Center (IPC) and Harvest Hall. The main floor of the library will be a hum of activity, while…

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Volunteer Fair (POSTPONED)

Tuesday, March 24th @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brandon University

This event has been postponed until further notice. Volunteer Manitoba, Brandon University Student's Union and Brandon University Career Planning and Placement Office are jointly hosting this amazing event! Connect with non-profits & charities who are actively recruiting volunteers! Where: Knowles Douglas Centre (Mingling Area) When: March 24, 2020 Time: 10 am - 2 pm Organizations that will be in Attendance: Brandon Riverbank Inc. John Howard Society of Brandon Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba Brandon Literacy Council Inc. Canadian Red Cross…

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Voluntary Withdrawal deadline (Second Term classes)

Friday, March 27th
Brandon University

Voluntary Withdrawal deadline for Second Term classes.

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Deadline to apply to graduate

Friday, March 27th
Brandon University

If you plan to graduate this spring, you must apply by Friday, March 27.

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Graduate Student Recital (POSTPONED)

Monday, March 30th @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brandon University

This event has been postponed until further notice. Yipei  Pang,  Percussion.  Assisted  by  Qiuhan Wang,  Piano; Ren  Wang,  Percussion. Graduate Student Recital. Lorne Watson Recital Hall No admission charge

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Performance Anxiety Workshop

Tuesday, March 31st @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

Come and join us in the music library for a performance anxiety workshop with BU Student Counsellor Marsha Harris. Although the workshop will be geared towards BU music students, everyone is welcome.

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