Tag: Mini University


A pair of $1,000 donations this summer are cementing Masonic support for MiniU.

The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada initially brought forward a $1,000 donation, to go to a local charity of choice for the Valley of Brandon Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

Brandon University’s (BU’s) Mini University is partnering with the Canadian Women’s Foundation to offer a free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for girls ages nine through 13.
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is contributing up to $172,000 over the next four years for the Girls Can … program, which is designed to give girls confidence in a variety of STEM activities, including robotics, coding, game design, sound engineering and more. The program is structured to be safe, fun and non-judgmental as participants work with Mini U’s mentors to determine the direction of the sessions.

BRANDON – Westman youth will get a head start on learning the valuable skill of coding, thanks to $95,000 of federal funding received by Brandon University’s Mini University through Actua.
Actua, a not-for-profit organization that delivers youth programming in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is distributing funding to 35 network members nationally after receiving $10 million through the federal government’s new CanCode program.