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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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7 Ways to Make a Paper Sound Like it Was Written in the Stone Age

   Friday, September 14 2018

Here are seven microagressions to avoid in writing an academic paper.

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Events

Tap into Research | Solar energy with Michael Mehta

  Date: January 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Iron Road Brewing

Join a dynamic discussion on how solar energy is transforming society.


Mindfulness meditation

  Date: January 14, 11:30am - 12:20pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 25, Feb 18, Feb 11, Feb 4, Mar 3, Mar 10, Mar 17, Mar 24, Mar 31, Apr 14, Apr 7
  Location: No location specified

Drop-ins welcome.


Finance Unplugged

  Date: January 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Meet and mingle with representatives from a variety of finance organizations.


Australia bushfire emergency relief; baked goods and bags fundraiser

  Date: January 22, 9:00am - 12:30pm
  Location: Old Main

TRU Eco club is selling homemade baked goods and hand-sewn snack bags, with all profits going to WIRES Wildlife Rescue.


Wellness Centre grand opening

  Date: January 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
  Location: Old Main

Stop by to catch up with others, see the re-designed space and learn about Wellness Centre events and programs.


Part time work in Canada

  Date: January 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 15, Jan 17, Jan 20, Jan 22, Jan 27, Jan 29, Jan 31, Jan 24
  Location: Clock Tower

The Career & Experiential Department is offering free workshops to help you with career planning.


Tourism Management: career mentoring

  Date: January 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Network with the tourism industry, learn about the opportunities that are available, and discover the paths people took.


Steps Towards Success: Time Management

  Date: January 23, 4:30am - 7:15pm
  Location: Old Main

Develop practical skills to help you with studying, time management and managing stress and anxiety.


Service Excellence sessions 3 & 4

  Date: January 23, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This is parts 3 and 4 of the four-part program.


International Career Cafe

  Date: January 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Discuss different career paths, learn what employers are looking for, and much more.


Science Seminars: Biology Honors Presentations

  Date: January 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Science and Health Sciences (Lepin Building)

Come and hear Honours students in the Biology and Chemical Biology Honours programs give brief (8 minute) presentations on the research they have accomplished so far on their projects. Topics will include plant biology, bird ecology, human physiology, algal biochemistry, and antibacterial compounds.


Science Seminar Series: honours update presentations

  Date: January 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Plant biology, bird ecology, human physiology, algal biochemistry, and antibacterial compounds are among the topics to be discussed.


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