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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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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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Virtual fitness class: 15-15-15

  Date: September 16, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  Location: No location specified

15 minutes of strength training, 15 minutes of cardio and 15minutes of abs/stretch. No equipment required.

Calling My Spirit Back

  Date: September 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Elaine Alec Day will be speaking about her new book, Calling My Spirit Back.

Virtual fitness class: Zumba

  Date: September 22, 12:30pm - 1:10pm
  Location: No location specified

Classes are led by Kat and held on Zoom. Join here Meeting ID: 737 4154 4487 Passcode: xnN3tt

Indigenous Virtual Soup Circle

  Date: September 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Hosted by TRU's Indigenous Gathering Place. Drop drop in and say hello, catch up, find out what's going on, learn about opportunities.

TRU employees lunch and learn: Working Remotely with Children: Practical Strategies

  Date: September 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Get some tips, suggestions and insights on working from homewhile homeschooling and caring for your children.

Virtual fitness class: barrelates

  Date: September 23, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  Location: No location specified

Barrelates is a combination of barre and pilates.

Gift of Learning- Career Skills During the Time of COVID

  Date: September 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Join Larry Iles, Senior Faculty with the TRU Career and Experiential Learning Department for a talk on the key career skills needed during the Covid-19 Pandemic Youtube Premiere will take place September 30th at 7pm Link to come shortly

Virtual fitness classes: body shred

  Date: September 17, 12:30pm - 1:10pm
  Location: No location specified

Classes are led by Terra.

Startup Basics | Startup Legal

  Date: October 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Glean information from a local expert so you can start your business off on the right foot legally.

Virtual fitness classes: stretch (foam roller option)

  Date: September 19, 12:30pm - 1:10pm
  Location: No location specified

Kat leads this class on Zoom.

Startup Coffee | TRU

  Date: October 2, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Discuss business ideas with experienced founders and mentors.Get feedback on the idea you’ve been thinking about, ask questions, connect.

Make Your Passion, Your Paycheck Speaker Series featuring RobertAtwood

  Date: October 6, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Virtual / Online

Hummingbird Drones co-founder Robert Atwood shares his startup story and how he created the company during his final year at TRU.

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