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New opportunity for local high school students to sample university

  Posted on: November 28, 2014

School District 73 and TRU are collaborating to deliver a unique education opportunity for students in the region to sample university while they are still attending high school. The two institutions will offer dual credits in new construction and mechanical trades sampler courses, administered and taught through TRU faculty to eligible students in Grades 10 through 12, at the new NorKam Trades and Technology School.

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Trades Students Mix With Cabinet Ministers

  Posted on: October 15, 2014

Trades students had the rare opportunity to share their learning with three British Columbia cabinet ministers during their recent stop in Kamloops for cabinet caucus meetings.

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Virtual Trades Instruction To Remote Areas

  Posted on: September 30, 2014

Instructors in TRU’s School of Trades and Technology are using video meeting software to help train a group of Haisla First Nations construction students at a liquified natural gas site in Kitimat.

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Out of the Comfort Zone

Kate Strangway UREAP

  Posted on: July 8, 2014

Opportunities to transform learning from understanding the concepts to solving real world problems are what make university a life-changing experience. Reprinted from the Spring 2014 issue of Bridges Magazine.

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Researchers Do More than Raise a Flag about Invasive Species

  Posted on: June 17, 2014

Vaseux Lake, located between Okanagan Falls and Oliver on the Okanagan Highway, is home to a variety of wildlife and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Like many BC lakes, however, Vaseux is in jeopardy due to a pretty, seemingly innocuous foe, the yellow flag iris.

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