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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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Scratch Cafe December 2019 holiday hours

  Date: December 3, 8:00am - 1:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Dec 3, Dec 4, Dec 5, Dec 12, Dec 11, Dec 10
  Location: Scratch Cafe (Culinary Arts)

Scratch Cafe has limited hours during Decemeber.

Staff and faculty lunch & learn: Winter Wellness

  Date: December 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Anxiety, stress, depression and eating disorders are invisible illnesses that may be preventing you from being the best version of yourself.

Trades & Tech Thursdays: noon tour

  Date: August 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19
  Location: No location specified

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

Trades & Tech Thursdays: 7pm tour

  Date: August 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19
  Location: No location specified

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

TRU Digital Detox 2020 challenge

  Date: January 6, 8:30am - 8:00pm
  Location: Online

Connect with others participating in the challenge through face-to-face discussion meet-ups. Get other resources to do with tech detoxing.

Grand opening of Information, Security and Lost and Found desk

  Date: January 13, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Campus security is moving from House of Learning to Student Street, where it will become known as Information, Security and Lost and Found.

Service Excellence sessions 1 & 2

  Date: January 16, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This is parts 1 and 2 of the four-part program.

Startup Basics: Resources

  Date: January 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Get an overview of the entrepreneurial tools, resources, mentorship, workshops, events and support available to you.

Startup Basics: Positioning

  Date: January 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Be guided through writing your business’ positioning statement and how to determine what your minimal viable product is.

Startup Coffee | Caffeine & Entrepreneurial Conversations

  Date: January 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

You don’t need an idea to participate. Hear what others are working on and how to get involved in the entrepreneurial community on campus.

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.

TRU HR Club: HR Canada West Case Competition

  Date: January 24, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Teams have two hours to analyze a case and identify the issues, then present their solutions and an action plan to a panel of judges.

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