News & Events

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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Creative Writing

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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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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Events

Steps Toward Success – Note Taking

  Date: January 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: No location specified

To become a more successful student join us for the Steps Toward Success Series! Learn practical skills that can be applied to academic life, boost wellbeing, and help you feel empowered to succeed. In this workshop (Jan. 27), learn how to take effective notes and develop study skills to help you succeed this semester. January...


TRU Indigenous Book Club

  Date: January 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Indigenous Education and Indigenous Student Development invite you to join us for our monthly TRU Indigenous Book Club.


2022 Spring Festival Gala

  Date: January 29, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Spring Festival Gala was initially introduced by China Central Television and is the most-watched entertainment show globally, recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. Watching the Spring Festival Galashow has been a tradition of Chinese people for many years. Family membersreturn to where they were born and raised to reunite with their...


Wellness Circle

  Date: January 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

These weekly sessions foster personal, academic, and professional growth through an Indigenous lens and provide a multicultural, person-centered, and solution-focused therapy perspective. Connect with Counselor Ashley Broadfoot via email abroadfoot@tru.ca for more info or book an appointment with her through Student Services in OM 1641.


Dean’s Course Prize Reception

  Date: February 1, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

An awards reception for the Faculty of Law for the recipientsof the Fall 2021 semester Dean’s Course Prizes.


Dharma Teachings and Buddhist Prayer

  Date: January 11, 1:20pm - 2:20pm
  Location: Old Main

Center yourself with Buddhist prayers and Meditations offeredby Ven. Acharya Gawa Khandro. The sessions run every Tuesday afternoon from 1:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. in the Multi-Faith Prayer Room, OM 2498. Everyoneis very welcome to attend.


Study Abroad Information Session

  Date: February 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

If you are considering applying for Study Abroad in Fall 2022or 2021, this session is for you! You’ll have your questions answered andchat with previous exchange students while learning about various travel opportunities. By the end of the session, you’ll be fully prepared to submit your application to Study Abroad.


Supply Chain Management Night

  Date: February 2, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Career & Experiential Learning and the School of Business andEconomics invite you to participate in TRU’s annual Supply Chain Management Night. This event is organized to connect students with industry professionals from across Canada and to learn more about the industry and career opportunities. Please RSVP through the Career Connections platform. Once you have signed...


Spiritual Care: A Practical Approach – Interfaith Harmony Week Panel Discussion

  Date: February 2, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Spiritual Care: A Practical Approach


Steps Toward Success – Self Care and Wellness

  Date: February 3, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: No location specified

To become a more successful student join us for the Steps Toward Success Series! Learn practical skills that can be applied to academic life, boost wellbeing, and help you feel empowered to succeed. In this workshop (Feb. 3), develop tools to manage your stress and practice self-care. January 20: Time Management January 27: Note Taking...


Study Abroad Information Session

  Date: February 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

If you are considering applying for Study Abroad in Fall 2022or 2021, this session is for you! You’ll have your questions answered andchat with previous exchange students while learning about various travel opportunities. By the end of the session, you’ll be fully prepared to submit your application to Study Abroad.


Join the TRU Energy Dance

  Date: February 11, 9:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: Virtual

TRU Sustainability Office invites all of BC’s public universities and colleges to The Energy Dance: a free, virtual living room dance party.


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