Brandon University (BU)
270 18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9
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From your application for admission through to graduation, you receive a personalized education not available anywhere else. Class advisors help you select courses and plan your degree program; small classes guarantee unparalleled access to professors and undergraduate research opportunities; programs to assist students facing challenges provide support when needed.
Founded in 1899, BU is nationally recognized as an innovative leader in education programming. Offering undergraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Music, Education, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, and First Nations and Aboriginal Counseling. The University also features graduate degrees in Psychiatric Nursing, Music, Rural Development and Education, as well as pre-professional programs in 19 areas ranging from agriculture to veterinary medicine. Brandon University is also home to the innovative Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies program – the first program of its kind in the country.
BU has implemented many innovative programs including Clinical Specialization in Native Studies - both programs being the first of their kind in Canada. Our exceptional School of Music is recognized internationally with alumni performing in critically acclaimed groups and ensembles.
We are a lead partner in changing the face of Aboriginal education, providing tailored assistance to Aboriginal students to ensure their success, including comprehensive tutoring, mentoring, and social and cultural support. The Indigenous Peoples’ Centre provides culturally sensitive services to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, and promotes cross-cultural understanding on campus. 50% of Aboriginal teachers employed in Manitoba come from the BU Faculty of Education.
Our campus, like the city in which we reside, is safe and welcoming. International students enhance our academic and multicultural environment. Student services support the learning community and provide resources to maximize your success as a student and future leader. The University’s students’ union strengthens the sense of community through the organization of student-led clubs and activities. The outstanding Bobcats Athletics program has fielded many national caliber athletes and top-contending teams in volleyball and basketball.
What will you gain from a liberal arts education at BU? The skills to effectively communicate, problem- solve and adapt, by thinking critically and analytically. Our graduates anticipate change and search for exciting, unique ways of doing. As you move through life, these skills are valuable and enduring.
Your experience at Brandon University will be a satisfying, memorable stepping stone in life. We will work hand-in-hand, helping you to accomplish your academic goals and discover all that you can be. Visit Brandon University soon!
For detailed information, please visit our website: www.brandonu.ca