Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Student Leadership

TRU Peer Mentors Workshop Series

The TRU Peer Mentors demonstrate initiative, innovation, and creativity on a daily basis on our campus. Peer Mentor Programs include Social Media Ambassadors, Indigenous Peer Mentors, Writing Centre Tutors and many more!

Click here to get involved in a Peer Mentor Program

TRU Peer Mentors or students interested in getting involved in leadership opportunities, developing skills, or professional development are welcome to attend the following workshops:





Peer Mentor Social

Event for peer mentors to attend to meet one another in a fun, interactive session to learn about what the different peer mentor groups do. Pizza and snacks provided. RSVP to

September 24,
OM 2422

5:00 -7:00pm

LEADership Conference

The 2019 TRU LEADership Conference will take students on a journey to explore behind the scenes of leadership. Community speakers will share their holistic and diverse approaches to leadership as well as discuss the importance of self-care as a leader.

September 28 International Building

8:30am - 3:30pm

Volunteer Fair

Twelve community organizations will be on Student Street to talk about the volunteer opportunities they have for the year.

September 30,
OM Student Street

11:00am - 1:00pm

Pop Up Picnic

Join us for a casual get-together and catch up with other peer leaders in the Student Life Office. No RSVP required. Please bring your own lunch.

October 23, OM 1486


Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) Workshop

Join us for an interactive and hands-on training on tabling skills to enhance engagement at your tabling events. Activities include table set-up, creating an elevator pitch, and role play. RSVP to

November 20, OM 2641

4:30 - 5:30 pm

SafeTALK Workshop

safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Peer mentors can benefit from this free training to develop valuable skills and mental health awareness. Register at Space is limited

November 24, TRUSU Lecture Hall

12:00 - 4:00 pm

Other Opportunities to Get Involved:


Wednesdays 5:30 -8:00pm, October 9th to November 20th, 2019
Mandatory Information sessions: Old Main 2632, September 25th or October 2nd

Learn to manage anxiety. Everyone experiences worries, anxiety and stress. Y-Mind Mindfulness Groups are here to help young people learn how to deal with anxiety and/or stress so they can live their best lives.

Seats in the group are limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.

Contact Counselling at 250-828-5023 or to sign up.

TRU Fitness and Yoga

Campus fitness classes are free for TRU students. Registration is not required; however, classes are on a first-come, first-served basis. Check out their schedule at

Career Counselling Info Sessions

Learn how to examine your unique interests and skills and then match them to potential careers. Gain the tools that you need to set new career goals.

Every Thursday at 3:00pm in OM 1631.
Contact Counselling at 250-828-5023 or to sign up.

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