News & Events

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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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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Events

Virtual Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: December 1, 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Sessions are free, and drop-in, so you can come to as many or as few as you like.


TRU employee lunch and learn: Overcoming Burnout

  Date: December 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Overwhelmed by the pressures of everyday work and home life? Learn some strategies to bring your life back into balance.


Virtual Career Drop-in Sessions

  Date: November 4, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Our career ambassadors are available to assist you with any questions you have about resumés, interviews or job preparation.


Writing, Activism and Getting Published in Turbulent Times

  Date: December 2, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Award-winning local author George Johnson talks about how hislong-time commitment to social justice informs his writing.


Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: December 3, 11:00am - 11:30am
  Location: No location specified

Meet up with your favourite TRU pups online. Stay for five minutes, or the full 30.


TRU AWT Presents: Drinking in America

  Date: November 26, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Nov 27, Nov 28, Dec 3, Dec 4, Dec 5
  Location: Actors Workshop Theatre

TRU’s Actors Workshop Theatre Productions proudly introduces—Drinking in America. A collection of hilarious, tough and touching theatrical monologues, this play (written by Eric Bogosian and directed by WesleyEccleston) depicts a variety of typical American excesses that are mostly funny but occasionally poignant. Drinking in America questions stereotypes by embodying them, forcing people to question...X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

TRU's Actors Workshop Theatre Productions proudly introducesDrinking in America.
A collection of hilarious, tough and touching theatrical monologues, this play (written by Eric Bogosian and directed by Wesley Eccleston) depicts a variety of typical American excesses that are mostly funny but occasionally poignant.
Drinking in America questions stereotypes by embodying them, forcing people to question their own carefully contrived boundaries when confronted withthe fierce portrayals of people on the edge of society whose inner tiradesstrangely match our own.


Renewing and reinforcing systems transformation

  Date: December 7, 9:30am - 9:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join us for the third part in the Indigenous Health Nursing Symposium: Nursing the Nursing Spirit.


How to Apply—Your first steps to becoming a TRU Student

  Date: December 8, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Webinar: How to Apply—Your first steps to becoming a TRU Student Are you a Canadian or permanent resident interested in applying to TRU?Join TRU’s Future Students Team for an online information session that discusses the steps you need to take to start your journey towards becoming a TRU student! Event Agenda How do you...


What is myTRU?

  Date: December 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Off Campus

Are you unfamiliar with the TRU online student portal? MyTRU is your one-stop access to all online services you need before, during andafter your studies here at TRU. Join TRU’s Future Students Team for an online information session exploring what services are found in your myTRU account in addition to some helpful tips and...


How to Apply—Your first steps to becoming a TRU Student

  Date: December 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Webinar: How to Apply—Your first steps to becoming a TRU Student Are you a Canadian or permanent resident interested in applying to TRU?Join TRU’s Future Students Team for an online information session that discusses the steps you need to take to start your journey towards becoming a TRU student! Event Agenda How do you...


Money Matters: Funding your TRU Education (Online Information Session)

  Date: December 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Money Matters: Funding your TRU Education Wednesday, December 16, 12–1 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 4-5 p.m. TRU offers a comprehensive range of programs to both assist students in financing their educationaland living costs, and to recognize academic excellence. Join Sherryl, from the Student Awards and Financial Aid team, for an online information session on funding your TRU...


Language of Hope: How Our Words Shape Our World (for TRU employees)

  Date: January 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join HR Wellness for the first Lunch & Learn of 2021! Language of Hope: How Our Words Shape Our World | Presented by Haesun Moon, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching Can you think of a conversation that was “life-giving” for you? Whether at home or at work, a conversation that left you feeling...


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