News & Events

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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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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Events

Tap into Research: Teaching Science in a Pandemic with Carol Rees

  Date: October 21, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Dr. Carol Rees will share stories of how some teachers use curiosity-driven science to bridge face-to-face and online learning.


Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Office Hours

  Date: October 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join the virtual office hours with the Multi-Faith Chaplains, Jeff Torrans, Fr. Derick Cameron and Ahmed K.


Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: October 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
  Location: No location specified

Meet up with your favourite TRU pups online. Stay for five minutes, or the full 30.


Getting Started: Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources

  Date: October 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

This session will provide information about what help is available at TRU to support you in integrating OER into your teaching.


Environmental Science Seminar Series – Dr. Rachel Mason

  Date: October 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join Dr. Rachel Mason – Assistant Research Scientist, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (University of Maryland) for this talk.


Virtual Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: October 27, 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Sessions are free, and drop-in, so you can come to as many or as few as you like.


Indigenous Virtual Soup Circle

  Date: October 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Hosted by TRU's Indigenous Gathering Place. Drop drop in and say hello, catch up, find out what's going on, learn about opportunities.


Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: October 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
  Location: No location specified

Meet up with your favourite TRU pups online. Stay for five minutes, or the full 30.


New Researcher Orientation

  Date: October 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
  Location: No location specified

Dr. Christine Bovis-Cnossen, Provost & Vice-President Academic and Research, and Dr. Will Garrett-Petts, Associate Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies, cordially invite all new faculty researchers to this orientation and virtual breakfast.  This informal meeting will provide new and recently hired faculty members (those hired within the last three years) the opportunity to meet the university’s...


Kamloops Community Trash Bash

  Date: November 1 - All Day
  Location: On and off campus

The Trash Bash was sidelined earlier this year, so this new version is being expanded to include the whole community!


Virtual Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: November 3, 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Sessions are free, and drop-in, so you can come to as many or as few as you like.


Indigenous Virtual Soup Circle

  Date: November 4, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Hosted by TRU's Indigenous Gathering Place. Drop drop in and say hello, catch up, find out what's going on, learn about opportunities.


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