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TRU connections made in Toronto

   Friday, January 20 2017

Toronto alumni came together and made new connections at a Raptors game on January 10.

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TRU partners with Stenberg College

   Wednesday, January 18 2017

A new agreement between TRU and Stenberg provides certain Stenberg grads with the opportunity to complete a degree online.

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TRU partners with the Justice Institute of BC

   Wednesday, January 18 2017

Agreement with Justice Institute of BC allows grads of two JIBC programs to transfer credits toward a TRU-OL Bachelor of Health Sciences.

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Indigenizing Higher Ed storytelling series

   Friday, January 13 2017

The Office of Aboriginal Education and Open Learning are hosting a free online storytelling series entitled Towards Indigenizing Higher Ed.

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TRU Go app a one-stop shop

   Thursday, October 20 2016

TRU launched its new mobile app, TRU Go, a one stop shop to help make student life just a little more convenient.

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Apply now: Open Learning Research Awards

   Wednesday, October 12 2016

Apply now for one of two $10,000 Open Learning Research Awards.

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Arts alum finds TRIUMF-ant success

   Monday, August 29 2016

Arts alumni Nic Zdunich turned his co-op position into a full-time job with Canada’s National Lab for Particle & Nuclear Physics.

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Publisher proves value of management certificate

   Monday, August 15 2016

Jim Mihaly, Executive General Management graduate and experienced newspaper leader moves to new position as Publisher for the Brandon Sun.

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OERu – Open Courses Mean Better Courses

   Tuesday, July 5 2016

Open Talks touches on new trends in education, distance learning experts, and more topics relevant to the distance learner.

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Open Learning & Open Resources: Next Steps

   Monday, June 13 2016

Open educational resources have been big news in higher ed, as open-source textbooks stand to dramatically reduce the cost of education.

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