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Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary
Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary

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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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writing centre

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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How to Turn Your Brainstorm into an Essay

   Monday, November 19 2018

Here are some tips on turning a mass of information into a draft essay.

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Checklist for a Strong Thesis Statement

   Wednesday, November 14 2018

To determine if you have a strong thesis, here are five main elements you must consider.

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Nicole’s Notes: Top tips for self-care and cozy productivity

   Monday, November 5 2018

Work Study student Nicole Stanchfield discusses the many ways to prevent the flu - and how to maintain productivity if you do catch a bug.

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Master of Education Learning Centre Oct 22 2018

Helping students master their education

   Monday, October 22 2018

A new peer-mentoring support centre opened earlier this month designed to help Masters of Education students out with their assignments.

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Why all students need a day off

   Tuesday, October 16 2018

To avoid burnout, it is important to take a day off.

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Cancelled—Live theatre: Director’s Festival Night A

  Date: April 6, 7:30pm - 9:45pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 8, Apr 10
  Location: Old Main

Catch an assortment of five, one-act plays, directed by senior directing students.

Cancelled—Live theatre: Director’s Festival Night B

  Date: April 7, 7:30pm - 9:45pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 9, Apr 11
  Location: Old Main

Catch an assortment of five, one-act plays, directed by senior directing students.

COVID-19 health research meeting

  Date: April 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  Location: Online

TRU researchers conducting research related to COVID-19 are encouraged to participate in his online information session.

Postponed—Dish Up Downtown 2020

  Date: April 15, 4:45pm - 9:30pm
  Location: Multiple Venues

Note: This event is postponed. Join Kamloops’ premiere progressive-dining-fundraiser for a walking tour of six downtown Kamloops restaurants. Each location will present a seasonal, signature dish. TICKETS Why should I go? A portion of the money from each ticket goes toward scholarships and bursaries that help TRU students achieve their dreams of education. Take in...

Postponed—Trades & Tech Thursdays: 6 pm tour

  Date: March 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, Jun 18
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Take a free tour to learn why a career in trades may be right for you.

Academic Integrity in Canada and the implications for TRU and BC

  Date: May 1, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Mountain Room\, Campus Activity Centre

Join a talk on strengthening academic integrity in Canada andthe implications for TRU and British Columbia.

Williams Lake Commencement

  Date: May 29, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Williams Lake campus

Celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of those who havecompleted their program requirements.

TRU’s 50th anniversary homecoming weekend

  Date: September 11 - All Day
  Location: Campus Commons

Officially celebrate TRU's 50th anniversary during three daysof fun and festivities. Everyone is invited.

Distinguished Alumni Awards 2020

  Date: September 11, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Celebrate some of our most-accomplished graduates and friends. Find inspiration in them, and in their actions to change the world.

Open House: Fall 2020

  Date: September 12, 9:30am - 3:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Discover what TRU has to offer. Learn more about courses and programs, campus supports, clubs and ways to become part of campus life.

TRU’s 50th anniversary homecoming weekend: Williams Lake

  Date: September 26, 9:00am - 7:00pm
  Location: Williams Lake campus

Celebrate TRU's 50th anniversary with a pancake breakfast, open house, Indigenous fashion show, BBQ, live entertainment and more.

TRU Job Fair 2021

  Date: March 4, 10:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Find out which employers have committed to attending the 20thannual Job Fair.

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