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Wellness Centre

Fentanyl — what you need to know

Reports of overdose deaths involving the opiate fentanyl have been prevalent in the media recently. What does this mean? What is fentanyl? What can be done to prevent these tragic events from happening?

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Freaking out? Learn how to manage stress and still be a successful student.


Pigging out? Check out easy recipes and nutrition tips for university students.


Look for one of our fun and educational events on campus throughout the year.


Find out how important sleep is and how you can sleep better.

Wellness Updates

Meet the Wellness Team!

   Tuesday, September 13

Welcome back to TRU everyone! As you settle back into school, figure out your classes, and eventually start to stress about the workload ahead of you, we here at the Wellness Centre just wanted to remind you that we are here to support you. If you are a returning student and have been to the...

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Construction is underway on the Campus Green in front of OM.

Campus gets new multi-sport courts

   Tuesday, August 9

New multi-sport playing surfaces are being installed on the Campus Green just outside of Old Main, answering student demand for more space on campus to play.

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Racers in the 8km category make their way through McArthur Island Park during the 2015 Kamloops Marathon.

By the numbers: Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon

   Thursday, June 23

In its fifth year, the Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon has put up some impressive numbers since the first runners left the start line in 2012.

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TRU alumni Seth Gehring during one of his Study Abroad terms in Morocco. His Study Abroad take-away: Gaining confidence, independence, the curiosity to explore new things.

Gap year, schmap year?

   Tuesday, June 21

There is a growing trend for students to take a year off between high school and university, electing instead for a gap year—but is there value in the gap year or are students better off jumping feet first into post-secondary education?

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Jumping to promote the rebranded ISAP.

ISAP LEAPing forward with new name

   Tuesday, June 21

Rebranding of student activity program includes a new name, colours, logo and direction.

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Festival Wellness

   Tuesday, June 14

by Alex Wilson, 4thYear TRU Psychology Student Summer is just around the corner and a hugely popular activity for students during their time free from school is attending festivals and concerts. These can be amazing times, where you let go, express yourself through art and dance, and make new, life long friends. It’s important to...

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Dr. Paul Dagg

Mental health front and centre at conference

   Thursday, June 2

Mental health is front and centre during an interdisciplinary conference at TRU, June 2-3.

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