Tag: Mental Health


Julia Greer has all kinds of new ideas to spark her teaching career after capping her Brandon University (BU) education with a memorable experience. Greer, who will graduate with a Bachelor of Education (After Degree) this month, had the opportunity to exchange ideas with other pre-service educators at the Western Canadian Student Teacher Conference (WestCAST) in April at the University of Calgary.

Brandon University (BU) will receive $25,000 to promote student well-being and mental health through the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund.
The Kickoff Grant is part of $3 million in funding being distributed to 123 institutions across Canada to support initiatives aligned with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students.

BRANDON – As Canadians mark Bell Let’s Talk Day to focus on mental health, Brandon University (BU) is working to keep the discussion going.
Activities are happening all week long in the Mingling Area and across campus, including de-stress booths, massages, anxiety-reducing activities — and even puppies.

BRANDON – The Brandon University community will be promoting mental health and mental wellness all this week, during Mental Health Week, with a special focus on Wednesday for Bell Let’s Talk Day.
This year’s theme is “Every Action Counts” — a message that helps to reinforce that each of us can do something to either help our own mental wellbeing or to support someone else who may be experiencing mental health challenges.
Elliot is helping promote mental health at Brandon University by modelling for the staff-pet matching contest put on by Student Services.

BRANDON – In partnership with Brandon University (BU) researchers, the Brandon Friendship Centre (BFC) and Brandon Urban Aboriginal People’s Council (BUAPC) are hosting a new series of wellness workshops for Indigenous men.
The workshops will take place at the Cultural Resource Centre (A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex, 638 Princess Avenue) every Thursday from March 7th to March 28th at 6 p.m.

BRANDON – Researchers at Brandon University (BU) have launched a new project to study the stress experienced by men in the Westman region.
The two-year case study, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, seeks to address growing mental health concerns in the Prairie provinces.