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Becoming a better writer with the Writing Centre

   Tuesday, February 15 2022

Find out how you can utilize the valuable supports offered by the TRU Writing Centre.

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Understanding Character Voice

   Wednesday, March 31 2021

The dialogue of your character helps define who they are.

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Compelling Characters in Fiction

   Thursday, March 11 2021

Compelling characters are three-dimensional characters with a goal and a character arc.

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Fiction Writing: When to Use Adverbs & Adjectives

   Thursday, February 4 2021

The more concise you can be, the more readable your sentences will be.

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Student supports step up during pandemic

   Tuesday, November 17 2020

TRU faculty and staff pulled out all stops to ensure students were still supported, whether their needs were academic, financial, emotional or cultural.

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TRU Student Life navigates COVID-19: supports, strategies and resources

   Tuesday, March 31 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is a challenge for us all, but there are supports, strategies, and resources available.

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Support offered to students in overnight event

   Thursday, March 21 2019

Procrastination has a way of targeting our biggest and most important assignments. Visit the Library tonight and learn how to combat it.

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Sparkes Notes: The who, what, why, where, whens of the Writing Centre

   Wednesday, March 6 2019

Not sure how you could benefit from the Writing Center? Here's a how to guide to get you started.

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Sparkes Notes: When all you’ve got sorted is your laundry

   Thursday, January 24 2019

Communications Coordinator Co-op Amy Sparkes shares her tips on managing a busy student schedule.

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Nicole’s Notes: Saying yes to the student experience

   Thursday, December 13 2018

Work-study student Nicole Stanchfield shares some of her ah-ha moments learned over the semester.

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Events

Workshop: Applying the principles of sound leadership and team building

  Date: July 4, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Building your project network map

  Date: July 7, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Business Basics Workshop 3: How to Get Funding for Your Business

  Date: July 7, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: TRU Generator

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur and want to know if your idea could be turned into a profitable business? Then this workshop is for you!


TRU AlumNight Vancouver

  Date: July 7, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

All TRU, UCC, Cariboo College, and BCOU alumni and currentTRU OL students in Vancouver are invited to meet their fellow TRU grads.


Workshop: Project and time management

  Date: July 8, 9:00am - 11:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


TRU AlumNight Victoria

  Date: July 8, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

TRU, UCC, Cariboo College and BCOU and current TRU OL students in Victoria are invited to meet their fellow grads and President Fairbairn.


Workshop: Incorporating reconciliation, equity, diversity, andinclusion into your project

  Date: July 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Building your project network map

  Date: July 12, 9:00am - 11:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Project and time management

  Date: July 13, 7:00am - 9:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Refined project communication plan

  Date: July 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Business Basics Workshop 4: How to Effectively Market Your Business on Social Media

  Date: July 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: TRU Generator

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur and want to know if your idea could be turned into a profitable business? This workshop is for you!


Workshop: Mastering the elevator pitch

  Date: July 20, 7:00am - 10:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


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