Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary
Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary

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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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Events

Alumni on the Road – Toronto

  Date: January 26 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

More details to come. Email alumni@tru.ca or visit https://www.tru.ca for more information.X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

More details to come. Email alumni@tru.ca or visit https://www.tru.ca for more information.


AlumNight Toronto

  Date: January 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Your ticket includes a three-course brunch, panel discussion and a choice of two private tours.


Science & Law Club: thoracic outlet syndrome

  Date: January 27, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: No location specified

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? How much money does the court award for it? Is that reasonable?


Zumba

  Date: January 13, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 20, Jan 27
  Location: Gym

Campus fitness classes are free for TRU students, staff and faculty. Registration is not required.


Alumni on the Road – Ottawa

  Date: January 28 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

More details to come. Email alumni@tru.ca or visit https://www.tru.ca for more information.X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

More details to come. Email alumni@tru.ca or visit https://www.tru.ca for more information.


Beating the Winter Blues

  Date: January 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Evidence based medicine can transform the blues of winter into more joyful hues. This is a four-week series.


AlumNight Ottawa

  Date: January 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Meet alumni & friends responsible for Indigenous Theatre programming at the National Art Centre.


Bell Let’s Talk

  Date: January 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join the TRU Wellness Centre for conversations around mental health and mental health issues.


HR Lunch & Learn: Keeping Financially Fit

  Date: January 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Among the topics to be discussed: retirement planning, estate planning, tax planning, RSP vs TFSA.


Conversation Canada | A session with editor Scott White

  Date: January 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn how online publication The Conversation can spread yourresearch to a wider audience.


HR lunch & learn: CUPE Collective Agreement: Article 11(e)

  Date: January 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

TRU’s human resources department presents a discussion on changes to the new CUPE Collective Agreement. To be discussed Article 11(e): Effective February 1, 2020, preference will be given to employees who can demonstrate that the temporary assignment supports career progression or skill development as outlined in their annual performance plan. Key elements to be defined:...X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

TRU's human resources department presents a discussion on changes to the new CUPE Collective Agreement.

To be discussed Article 11(e):

Effective February 1, 2020, preference will be given to employees who can demonstrate that thetemporary assignment supports career progression or skill development as outlined in their annual performance plan.

Key elements to be defined:

  • annual performance planning

  • career progression or skill development

  • how to demonstrate career progression or skill development

  • FAQ's


Science Seminar Series: The Measurement of Statistical Evidence

  Date: January 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Dr. Michael Evans of the Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto, presents The Measurement of Statistical Evidence, as part of the Science Seminar Series. ABSTRACT


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