1 prep. year at BU - Brandon University

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Welcome to
Brandon University
Contact us!
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Email: [email protected]
Call: (204) 727- 9739
Call/Text: (204) 724-4373
Facebook:
www.brandonu.ca
Where is Brandon University?
• The City of Brandon is located in the southwest corner of
the Province of Manitoba
– 200 kms west of Winnipeg
– 150 kms East of the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border
– 100 kms North of the Canada/US border
The City of Brandon
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Population of approximately 42,000
Short commutes
Safe city
Shoppers Mall and Empire Theatres
Sport and recreational facilities
Brandon Wheat Kings
Walking/biking trails
Excellent opportunities for part-time employment
Campus Life
Residence
BU has three residence halls
• McMaster Hall (co-ed)
• Flora Cowan Hall (female)
• Darrach Hall (male)
Rates: $812.56-$1062.95 per
month (including a meal plan)
Residence Fun
•Freshman Olympics
•Meal program
•Weight room, sauna and
study rooms
•Television and game
lounges
•Socials and activities
•Free laundry facilities
•High speed internet access
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Campus Life
Student Union
Clubs and organizations
International Student Organization
The Quill newspaper (Since 1910)
Peer Support
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SUDS
Bookstore
Free wireless internet
On campus theatre
Daycare
Junior Kindergarten
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Campus Recreation
Intramurals
Tournaments
Open gym
Clinics & Workshops
Fitness centre access
Aerobics/Zumba
Badminton
Soccer
Swim & Skate passes
Martial Arts/Yoga
Kickboxing
Judo
Athletics
Bobcat
Basketball and
Volleyball
Degree Programs
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Arts
Business Administration
Education (After Degree)
Education (Integrated)
Environmental Science
Fine Arts
3 & 4 years
4 years
2 years
5 years
4 years
4 years
Degree Programs
• Indigenous Health
& Human Services
• Psychiatric Nursing
• Physical Education Studies
• Music
• Nursing
• Science
1+3 years
1+3 years
3 years
4 & 5 years
1+3 years
3 & 4 years
Faculty of Arts
If you are interested in…
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Aboriginal Art
Anthropology
Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies
Art and Visual Culture
Business Administration
Canadian Studies
Ceramics
Creative Arts
Creative Writing
Drama
Drawing
If you are interested in…
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Economics
English
French
Gender and Women’s
Studies
Geography
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts
Music Arts
Native Languages
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Native Studies
Painting
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Rural Community Studies
Sociology
A Bachelor of Arts is for you!
Try Arts One!
• Arts One is a unique way to take the first year of your
Arts program.
• Four thematic clusters for students to choose from:
• The Canadian Experience
• The History of Ideas
• The Human Narrative
• Identity Matters
• Students in each cluster will share classes, learn and
study together, and form lasting friendships.
Bachelor of Business
Administration (B.B.A.)
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4 year program
Applied Math or Pre-Calculus 40S preferred
Accounting (CA, CGA, CMA)
Human Resource
Management
Marketing
Heather Gillander – [email protected]
If you’re interested in…
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Aboriginal Art
Art and Visual Culture
Ceramics
Digital Media and Design
Drawing
A Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
is for you!
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Option I: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of
Education 5-year Integrated Program
Option II: Bachelor of Education After
Degree Program (2 year program
following a 3 or 4 year degree)
Bachelor of Physical Education
Studies
• Fundamentals and specialized skills
required by physical educators
• National Coaching Certification Program
School of Health Studies
Bachelor of Nursing – 1 + 3 year
• Pre-Nursing year
• Students must apply to the highly competitive Bachelor
of Nursing program for second year (48 available spots)
• English, Applied or Pre-Calculus Math and Biology 40S
are strongly recommended.
Tracy Collyer – [email protected] – (204) 571-8567
Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing –
1 + 3 year
• Pre-Psychiatric Nursing year
• Brandon and Winnipeg campuses
• Students must apply to the Bachelor of
Psychiatric Nursing program for second
year
Cathy Demas – [email protected] – (204) 727-7403
Bachelor of Indigenous Health &
Human Services – 1+3 year
• Pre-I.H.H.S. year
• Apply for second year of program
• Promoting healing and well-being of Indigenous children,
youth, families and communities
Tania Munroe – [email protected] – (204)727-7496
School of Music
School of Music
• Audition Requirements:
• Performance of three contrasting selections at a level equivalent
to Grade VIII or higher in the Royal Conservatory or
Conservatory Canada (Grade VII Conservatory Canada for
Woodwind, Brass and Percussion)
• An ear test
• Open house October 27th and 28th
• See www.brandonu.ca/music for more information
Faculty of Science
If you are interested in…
• Applied Disaster & Emergency
Studies
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
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Geography
Geology
Mathematics
Physics & Astronomy
Psychology
A Bachelor of Science is for you!
Bachelor of Science in
Environmental Science
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Biodiversity
Land & Water Mgt. (collaborative program with ACC)
Physical Sciences
Resource Management
Pre-Professional Preparation
1 prep. year at BU:
3 prep. years at BU:
•Dental Hygiene
•Engineering
•Environmental Design
(Architecture)
•Human Ecology
•Pharmacy
•Radiation Therapy
•Social Work
•Accounting
•Bio-Medical (Medicine)
•Chiropractic Studies
•Dentistry
•Engineering (new partnership with
the University of Minnesota)
•Occupational Therapy
•Optometry
•Physical Therapy
2 prep. years at BU:
•Journalism
•Law
•Veterinary Medicine
Why BU?
“If you’re looking for a friendly, helpful campus, with
professors who care about your career and that have
compassion, then BU is for you!” – Jeni, Churchbridge
Saskatchewan, BU Nursing Student
Trek BU
• Personalized advising and information for
all first year students
Your Class Size
1-9 Students………38.4%
10-19 Students……25.3%
20-49 Students……28.8%
50-99 Students…….6.1%
100+ Students……..1.4%
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6.1%
1.4%
28.8%
38.4%
25.3%
3000 Students
Student/Professor ratio: 9:1.
63% of our classes have fewer than 20 students.
1.4% of our classes have 100 or more students.
We are here to help!
•Academic Advising
•Personal Counseling
•Career Counseling
•Two week orientation
•Disability Services
•Help with math and writing skills
•The Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC)
•The Office of International Activities (OIA)
Healthy Living Centre
• Opening in 2013
• Fitness and recreation facility
• Full scale gym, walking track, fitness
classes
Unique Opportunities
• National Student Exchange
www.nse.org
• The Golden Key Society
www.goldenkey.org
• University of the Arctic
www.uarctic.org
Scholarships
•Prospective students must submit their grade 11
transcripts by MARCH 1, 2012 to be considered for
BU scholarships
Board of Governors Entrance Scholarships
Grade 11 Marks
Scholarship Awarded
95% and higher
$2,000
90% to 94.9%
$1,400
85% to 89.9%
$800
• All graduates from accredited Canadian high schools are
eligible
Other Entrance Scholarships
• Brandon University offers a variety of other
scholarships, some requiring specific
applications
• Scholarships range from $100 - $7,500
www.brandonu.ca/scholarship/
Your Investment
2011-2012 Tuition
Including Fees
Faculty of Arts
$3,772
Faculty of Education
$3,828
School of Health Studies
$4,093
School of Music
$3,961
Faculty of Science
$4,033
Text Books (approximately)
$918
Apply now!
• All high school students who have successfully
completed grade 11 will be conditionally
accepted into Brandon University
• Application is available online
• $61.00 application fee
Want to know more?
• Visit Campus for the day as part of our Student-for-aDay Program
• Visit our website at www.brandonu.ca
What now?
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Fill out an inquiry card
Review information online
Apply to Brandon University
Apply for Scholarships by March 1, 2012
Contact Us!
[email protected]
(204) 727-9739

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