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Brandon University

Brandon University promotes excellence in teaching, research, creation and scholarship. We educate our students so that they can make a meaningful difference as engaged citizens and leaders. We defend academic freedom and responsibility. We also provide training and support for student researchers and faculty members in their own research projects.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Medicine & Health (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Brandon University received its charter on June 5, 1967 on the occasion of the visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra and the Honourable Angus Ogilvie.


Brandon University offers a wide range of degree programs including Arts, Education, Music, Health Studies, and Science.


Brandon University has researchers in each of its faculties: Arts, Science, Education, and Health Studies, and in the School of Music. Many of our researchers have received funding from a variety of national, provincial, and local agencies to support their research programs. We encourage you to visit the individual faculty and school websites or to contact the Research Office if you are looking for a specific researcher or research area.


Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

The Office of International Activities is a home away from home for all international students. All international students should feel welcome here and can seek assistance with all types of concerns.

Housing services

Life in residence brings you the best of all worlds. Enjoy the comforts and conveniences of home when you join a fun and vibrant community of fellow students in BU residence.

Our three different residences each offer you a unique community feel, and they are all connected together around Harvest Hall and attached to the Student Union Centre for the ultimate in convenience.

Library services

  • John E. Robbins Library
  • S.J. McKee Archives

ICT services

The Helpdesk is your first point of contact for related questions & problems. We provide support, information, and advice to students, faculty, and staff.

Medical services

Community health and wellness is directly linked with the availability of health services and the capacity to access those services. Accessing health services in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan can be fraught with difficulty, often owing to large distances, with sparse populations distributed over vast geography. 

Student Life

Sports facilities

Several of Western Manitoba’s top athletes are training at the Healthy Living Centre (HLC), thanks to a partnership between Sport Manitoba and Brandon University (BU).

Student clubs

BUSU (Brandon University Students' Union) strives to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation, and advocacy  


The University is a co-educational, non-denominational, government-supported institution within the Province of Manitoba. It is a member of Universities Canada.

Student Reviews

My hot pursuit but not fast and furious
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My journey in pursuit of knowledge at Brandon University can be considered as one with mixed experience. I say mixed experience as I would not say it has been an easy one journey so far. However, I can call it a worthwhile pursuit. I hope to receive a holistic level of academic freedom at the end of this degree. By academic freedom, I mean achieving a degree that is...

Brandon shines with touch!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university is relatively a small one and that our classes comprise very few students. This makes contact with professors very effective and professors have "all the time in the world" to listen to students.

My major is learning eastern philosophy
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have been studying at Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies for 3 years and it is really good experience for me being a part of this institute. Im a senior there and about to graduate next year. Honestly, many professors and high-qualified teachers have great methods and way of giving a lesson to rise student's interest during their lessons either in tutorial or...