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Becoming a better writer with the Writing Centre

   Tuesday, February 15 2022

Find out how you can utilize the valuable supports offered by the TRU Writing Centre.

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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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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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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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Events

Secwepemc Scholars Gathering

  Date: August 12, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

We are excited to announce that the Office of Indigenous Education at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is preparing to host an ONLINE Zoom meeting for the Secwepemc Nation Scholars on: Date: August 12, 2022 from 9 am – noon Zoom Meeting ID: 669 7313 6285 Passcode: 796507 Link: https://tru-ca.zoom.us/j/66973136285?pwd=TGJsd0RHTDdFTG82M1pwcG9hcVFHUT09 This gathering is open to all...


India’s 75th Independence Day

  Date: August 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  Location: Campus Green

Come together to celebrate India's 75th Independence day on August 15 with activities in the Clock Tower Theatre.


Workshop: Refined project communication plan

  Date: August 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Building your project network map

  Date: August 17, 9:00am - 11:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Project and time management

  Date: August 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Trades and Tech Thursdays

  Date: February 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19, Jun 16, Jul 21, Aug 18, Sep 15, Oct 20, Nov 17, Dec 15
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

TRU’s Trades and Tech Thursdays give you the chance to find out about all your trades and technology options while getting answers directly. Trades workers are in high demand and TRU’s programs give you state-of-the-art training. We can jumpstart your career in: Mechanics Carpentry Electrical Gas fitting Horticulture Instrumentation Plumbing/pipefitting Welding Have you ever considered...X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

TRU’s Trades and Tech Thursdays give you the chance to find out about all your trades and technology options while getting answers directly.
Trades workers are in high demand and TRU’s programs give you state-of-the-art training.
We can jumpstart your career in:
  • Mechanics
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Gas fitting
  • Horticulture
  • Instrumentation
  • Plumbing/pipefitting
  • Welding

Have you ever considered moving into management with a bachelor’s degree in technology or in trades and technology leadership? That is an option too!

If you are curious, come out. If you have questions, bring them.
Everyone is welcome! We look forward to seeing you!
RSVP one day inadvance with dgeiger@tru.ca as there are no drop-ins.


TRU AlumNight Calgary

  Date: August 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

All TRU, UCC, Cariboo College and BCOU and current TRU OL students in Calgary are invited to meet with fellow grads and President Fairbairn.


Workshop: Project and time management

  Date: August 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Mastering the elevator pitch

  Date: August 23, 11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Framing your project in a masterful presentation

  Date: August 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Workshop: Incorporating reconciliation, equity, diversity, andinclusion into your project

  Date: August 25, 9:00am - 11:00am
  Location: Virtual

Description of each course can be found on https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/training/training-courses. To register, students need to create an account or log in on EDGE For any questions, please contact us attraining@mitacs.ca


Speed Friending Mixer

  Date: August 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Virtual

Make new friends before you even get to campus by joining us for the Speed Friending Mixer on Thursday, August 25 at 7 p.m. Participants will be randomly assigned to small groups of 3-5 people for 10-15 minutes. Using conversation prompts, games, or your own questions, you will have a chance to interact before being...


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