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

Create a conflict-free course timetable

  Date: June 15, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
  Location: No location specified

Your courses are selected for the Fall semester at TRU. Let us help you create a conflict-free schedule at this Timetabling Session.


Men’s Heath—Exploring the Empathy Gap

  Date: June 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join us to explore the issue of men's health and the empathy gap currently present that has led to a gap in men's mental and physical health


Researcher Series–Getting Started with Research Metrics

  Date: June 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

This researcher series event helps you understand research metrics like how and to what extent, your research is impacting your field.X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Facing questions like, "What’s an h-index?",  "How do I find out who is citing my work?" or "Am I making an impactin my field?"

If you've asked yourself any of these questions or if you just need to get some numbers for your tenure package, join this online researcher series event hosted by TRU Reference and Instruction Librarian Erin May.

This session will focuses on ways you can find out the impact of your research and some important things to keep in mind while doingso.


Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation

  Date: June 17 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

We invite graduating students convocating this June to get together virtually with family, friends, classmates and faculty to celebrate.


Create a conflict-free course timetable

  Date: June 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
  Location: No location specified

Your courses are selected for the Fall semester at TRU. Let us help you create a conflict-free schedule at this Timetabling Session.


Researcher Series–Citation Management in Zotero

  Date: June 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn about Zotero, a free, online citation management service that collects, manages and cites your research sources.


How to register for coursesDESCRIPTION: Created your timetable already? Join us for a "How to register for courses" session to learn to register, add and drop courses, pay and more

  Date: June 23, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
  Location: No location specified


TRU Alumni–Night at the Drive-in

  Date: June 26, 8:30pm - 11:55pm
  Location: Off Campus

TRU alumni are invited to a special screening of "Hook" at Twin Rivers Drive-in at McArthur Island Park.


Create a conflict-free course timetable

  Date: June 29, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
  Location: No location specified

Your courses are selected for the Fall semester at TRU. Let us help you create a conflict-free schedule at this Timetabling Session.


How to register for coursesDESCRIPTION: Created your timetable already? Join us for a "How to register for courses" session to learn to register, add and drop courses, pay and more

  Date: June 29, 7:30pm - 8:15pm
  Location: No location specified


Create a conflict-free course timetable

  Date: July 8, 9:30am - 10:15am
  Location: No location specified

Your courses are selected for the Fall semester at TRU. Let us help you create a conflict-free schedule at this Timetabling Session.


How to register for coursesDESCRIPTION: Created your timetable already? Join us for a "How to register for courses" session to learn to register, add and drop courses, pay and more

  Date: July 8, 10:30am - 11:15am
  Location: No location specified


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