Month: March 2022

The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair is back — and with it, Brandon University Kids Day.
Once again, BU is sponsoring Kids Day at the Fair, set for Thursday, March 31 this year. Brandon University will have a special booth on the concourse of the Main Arena all day Thursday, with information, giveaways, and a kids colouring contest.

Brandon University (BU) is hosting a series of online events to mark its annual spring Indigenous Excellence celebration.
The spring season marks a ‘new year’ for Indigenous people, as it is the time of awakening or returning for animals, and the growth of plants and forests.

After two years of virtual ceremonies, Brandon University graduates will once again be able to walk across the Convocation stage and receive their degree parchment in person this year.
“As the culmination of your academic journey, Convocation is a special and meaningful moment for every student — and my personal favourite university day,” said BU President David Docherty.

Despite the ongoing challenges of creating art during a pandemic, students at Brandon University (BU) have persevered to present She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms – an online performance where adventure and mayhem can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.
In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and five-headed dragons, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all. Two years after the death of her teenage sister Tilly, Agnes Evans discovers a mysterious notebook containing her sister’s home-brewed Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

One of Brandon’s largest marches and rallies started at Brandon University on Saturday, March 5, with an estimated 400 people showing their support for Ukraine with flags, signs, and emotional speeches.
Starting at the Brandon University campus, marchers proceeded down 18th Street and Victoria Avenue to Brandon City Hall, with the crowds of people closing two lines of traffic and stretching for multiple blocks.