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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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7 Ways to Make a Paper Sound Like it Was Written in the Stone Age

   Friday, September 14 2018

Here are seven microagressions to avoid in writing an academic paper.

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Take a stand against academic cheating

  Date: October 16, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Old Main

What is contract cheating? It's the paying of others to complete your courses work. Essay mills are one example.

Staff and faculty lunch & learn: super you

  Date: October 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Get an overview of how superfoods, medicinal mushrooms, herbs and spices can add flavour and vitality to your life.

TRU students, staff, faculty: Health & Wellness Fair

  Date: October 17, 11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Explore a variety of local health and wellness vendor booths, live fitness classes, door prizes and more.

Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: combating diseases to cereal crops

  Date: October 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Learn about genomic resources created by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to combat rust fungi causing devastating diseases on cereal crops.

TRU LEAP: Salute to the Salmon

  Date: October 19 - All Day
  Location: Off Campus

A must-see natural wonder. See sockeye salmon that have returned to the Adams River in the Shuswap to spawn.

Open House: Fall 2019

  Date: October 19, 9:30am - 3:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Discover what TRU has to offer. Learn more about courses and programs, campus supports, clubs and ways to become part of campus life.

Williams Lake Charter Alumni Brunch

  Date: October 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Williams Lake campus

Williams Lake charter grads: Celebrate your legacy with TRU originals and complimentary brunch on campus.

International Career Cafe

  Date: October 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Join a group discussion about career strategies related to international students.

HR industry expo

  Date: October 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

This is an opportunity for  HR students to meet potential employers and to learn more about the industry,

Workshop: So You Want to be an Entrepreneur

  Date: October 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Explore the characteristics of entrepreneurs, and analyze how small business ownership can be a viable career option for you.

TRU staff and faculty: Service Excellence sessions 1 & 2 (part 1)

  Date: October 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Service excellence and how to be more open and present will be explored. Activities and practical tools will reinforce the theory.

Trades panel discussion

  Date: October 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Connect with trades employers and get valuable career advice and industry forecasts. 

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