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Indigenous elder

TRU designates seats to train more Indigenous teachers

   Friday, July 19 2019

TRU is expanding its Bachelor of Education program by 16 seats for Indigenous students.

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Indigenous elder

TRU designates seats to train more Indigenous teachers

   Friday, July 19 2019

TRU is expanding its Bachelor of Education program by 16 seats for Indigenous students.

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Vernie Clement, Cplul'kw'ten supervisor

Gathering support

   Friday, June 28 2019

Cplul’kw’ten, or The Gathering Place, has evolved into a place of comfort and support that’s bursting with services for Indigenous students.

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Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean Airini, Tess Gagnon and Elder Mike Arnouse.

TRU wins national teaching excellence award

   Wednesday, June 12 2019

TRU's Knowledge Makers initiative has been awarded the national Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in collaborative teaching.

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Cara Basil campus tour

Indigenous campus tour

   Friday, April 26 2019

Take a campus tour of some of TRU's Indigenous spaces, art, and markers with Qelmúcw Student Recruiter Cara Basil. Hosted during IDays 2019.

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TRU Trades buildings

Coyote builds capacity and community through trades and tech

   Friday, April 26 2019

TRU School of Trades and Technology's Coyote Project initiatives provide accessible programs and accreditation to build community capacity.

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Upcoming Events

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Annual Events

Aboriginal Awareness Week

A variety of activities take place every year in late February. Past events have included a fashion show, an elders luncheon, a bannock bake-off, and more.

Orientation

TRU Services for Indigenous Students hosts a variety of welcome events and activities for Indigenous students as classes get started in the fall.

Powwow

A traditional powwow takes place every year in late February or early March. It attracts people from near and far and of all ages for competitive and recreational performances.

Transitions to post-secondary day

High school students spend the day on campus to learn what TRU has to offer through workshops, activities, tours and interactions with faculty and staff.

High school science and health sciences camp

Students entering grades 8-10 stay overnight at TRU Residence during the summer, the do hands-on experiments, learn about traditional practices, go on field trips and meet faculty and students.


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