Month: August 2019

Brandon University has approved a new Centre for Critical Studies of Rural Mental Health to accelerate the already growing number of studies on rural and remote mental health and wellness at Brandon University, link research results to people who can use them, and support education and community engagement in relation to mental health.
The centre, housed in the Faculty of Health Studies, will serve as a point of contact and network for academics, researchers, students, community members, professionals, educators and the broad range of people who live with and support people living with mental health problems.

Students in Canada’s only Master of Psychiatric Nursing program spent several days on campus at Brandon University this week, getting to know each other, their faculty, and their areas of research interest as they embark onto another year of graduate studies.
BU’s Master of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) program was launched in 2011 and is the only one of its kind in Canada.

Where would you like to fly? A Brandon University student is researching possible future airline routes from Brandon for her honor’s thesis in Geography, and your travel dreams can make all the difference.
“Brandon has a daily air link to Calgary through Westjet, but where else do people want to fly?” asks Callie Newhouse, a Geography undergraduate student who is conducting the research.

Brandon University will welcome back Indigenous alumni from all years past for a special reunion day and celebration gathering during Homecoming this fall, replacing a smaller gathering that was originally planned for late August. The reunion is being organized by a special committee in partnership with the BU Alumni Association and the BU Indigenous Peoples Centre, and it will help renew and create more lasting relationships amongst alumni.

Brandon University will have greener options and more convenience for hungry people on campus this fall. The revamped menu focuses on fresh, sustainable and local options, with expanded vegetarian and vegan fare as well.