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Understanding Character Voice

   Wednesday, March 31 2021

The dialogue of your character helps define who they are.

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Compelling Characters in Fiction

   Thursday, March 11 2021

Compelling characters are three-dimensional characters with a goal and a character arc.

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Creative Writing

Fiction Writing: When to Use Adverbs & Adjectives

   Thursday, February 4 2021

The more concise you can be, the more readable your sentences will be.

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Student supports step up during pandemic

   Tuesday, November 17 2020

TRU faculty and staff pulled out all stops to ensure students were still supported, whether their needs were academic, financial, emotional or cultural.

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TRU Student Life navigates COVID-19: supports, strategies and resources

   Tuesday, March 31 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is a challenge for us all, but there are supports, strategies, and resources available.

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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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Events

Scratch Café—last day of service

  Date: April 16, 9:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Culinary Arts Training Centre

TRU's Scratch Café is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for its last day of Friday service on April 16, 2021.


Scratch Café—last day of service

  Date: April 21, 9:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 22
  Location: Culinary Arts Training Centre

TRU's Scratch Café is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for its last daysof Wednesday and Thursday services on April 21 and 22, 2021.


Admission information session: SOBEs masters programs in Environmental Economics and Management

  Date: April 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join the School of Business and Economics for an online info session about the masters programs in Environmental Economics and Management.


Summer Orientation

  Date: April 29, 9:00am - 10:00am
  Location: No location specified

Students new to TRU can Learn about classroom expectations, student services, technology and more at the 2021 TRU Summer Orientation


Lunch and Learn—Bio-psycho-social-spiritual approaches to wellness

  Date: May 3, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Add some tools to your Mental Health toolkit with the Lunch and Learn presentation Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Approach to Wellness.


Star Wars Trivia Night

  Date: May 4, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Dress up in your Star Wars best and challenge your movie prequel, original and sequel knowledge at TRU's Star Wars trivia night.


You only you!

  Date: May 5, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

CMHA Mental Health Week—Feature Presentation Add some tools to your mental health toolkit with the Join this Lunch and Learn to presentation of  You Only You! hosted by both CUPE and TRU People and Culture, Health and Well-Being. About We are all one of a kind. How can understanding current ideas and writings focused on mental...


Speed Friending

  Date: May 5, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: No location specified

TRU's Speed Friending events help you stay connected with your virtual campus friends throughout the summer break!


Go outside and stretch

  Date: May 6, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Go Outside and Stretch! Join Campus Wellness Advisor Joy Demsey for a 30-minute guided stretch, prioritize your physical and mental health.


Show Up/Be Seen/Live Brave ™

  Date: May 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Add to your mental health toolkit with Show Up/Be Seen/Live Brave and learn cognitive behavioural tools that can help us reach our potential


Mitacs: Time Management for Grad Students

  Date: May 13 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

Mitacs provides professional skill development courses for graduate students. Workshops are interactive, collaborative, and free.


What is naturopathic medicine and how can it help me?

  Date: May 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn how naturopathic medicine can support you in your health and wellness struggles at this Lunch and Learn presented by Dr. Tamzin Morley


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