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Rachelle Cornwell—PLAR

PLAR gets you credits for interests, volunteer work, workshops, more

   Thursday, May 30 2019

TRU has an initiative that could turn your non-formal learning into course credits toward certificates, diplomas and degrees.

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Two friends fulfill dreams of ending sleep issues

   Tuesday, December 11 2018

After taking the polysomnography certificate through TRU OL, two alumni students are helping northern Quebecers overcome sleep issues.

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Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership

   Thursday, November 8 2018

The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto might not run as smoothly if it wasn't for Agnes Ryzynski and her outstanding leadership.

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York uses Open Learning to maneuver busy life and earn BHSc

   Tuesday, October 23 2018

Despite starting a big family, Ateshia York pulled off straight As in TRU-OL and obtained her BHSc, setting up the rest of her career.

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TRU-OL MBA student Shawn Berney

Berney begins business in cryptocurrency

   Monday, October 15 2018

Shawn Berney is obtaining his MBA through TRU Open Learning with a plan of helping make simple transactions easier for daily use.

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Melissa Jakubec

Curriculum development team awarded national recognition

   Monday, September 10 2018

An innovative approach to online course design has led to national recognition for Open Learning's Melissa Jakubec and the late Cameron Reid

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40 years of Open Learning: one student’s success

   Thursday, July 26 2018

A 1996 Open Learning (Open University) grad shares her story

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More of the Writing Centre this summer

   Friday, June 29 2018

Get 33% more at the Writing Centre this summer!

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Crisis planning and theatre: Open Learning grad soars in healthcare

   Wednesday, June 6 2018

Agnes Ryzynski’s work in healthcare simulation training was part of the emergency response for the Toronto van attack.

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Graphic of a condensed version of Open Learning's history

40 years of Open Learning

   Friday, June 1 2018

On June 1, 2018, Open Learning (OL) celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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