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Student Life supports new-to-TRU students making the transition to university. Faculty, staff and peers collaborate on Student Street every Friday during the semester from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., talking to students and handing out timely resources. We offer free treats and a chance to enter a monthly draw for a gift card. Our goal is to help students with academic, personal and social success.

Study Skills Cafe

These workshops will support your academics and personal goals. They take place in the Writing Centre at OM 2674. Students who attend 3 out of 4 workshops are entered in a draw for a prize valued over $100. Registration is preferred so we can accomodate for the amount of food needed. 

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Time management and procrastination
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Juggling classes, studying, friends, work, and life can be tough. How do you find time to do it all? This workshop will help you develop and strengthen your time managment skills and give you the opportunity to reflect on the attitudes and values you bring to your learning environment.


4:30 - 6:30
Surviving the Classroom
Note-taking and test-taking
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Taking good notes can strengthen your overall success as a student. This workshop is designed to provide you with note-taking and test-taking strategies you can use during lectures and while reading. You will learn how to compose clear, concise, and meaningful notes which you can use for review, improving your memory and preparing for tests/exams. Jan. 25 4:30 - 6:30
Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self
Academic integrity, plagarism and citation
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It is never fun getting in trouble or breaking the rules. This workshop will teach you the basic skills needed to properly use citations, define plagiarism, and stay on top of your academic integrity.



4:30 - 6:30
Ready, Set, Recharge!
Managing stress
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Many students may have a negative experience with anxiety and stress which can effect your overall health. Changing your mind set about stress changes your body's reaction. This workshop will present wyas to help you become aware of the different kinds of stresses and how to take control of them so they do not interfere with your daily life and academics. Feb.8 4:30 - 6:30