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News and Events

TRU exchange with Indigenous delegates from Australasia

Different continents, shared stories

   Tuesday, February 25 2020

Indigenous delegates from New Zealand and Australia shared four days of culture and learning at TRU and in Kamloops in mid-February.

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TRU exchange with Indigenous delegates from Australasia

Different continents, shared stories

   Tuesday, February 25 2020

Indigenous delegates from New Zealand and Australia shared four days of culture and learning at TRU and in Kamloops in mid-February.

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Indigenous trades programs receive funding boost

   Friday, January 24 2020

TRU is receiving almost $2 million for trades programs for Indigenous students in Kamloops, Chase, Lillooet and Williams Lake.

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Coyote continues to create change

   Wednesday, September 25 2019

TRU's program to accelerate indigenization campuswide, known as The Coyote Project, has been extended for three more years.

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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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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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