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Trades Announcement

Trades students benefit from new equipment

  Posted on: July 13, 2016

The Ministry of Advanced Education announced $300,000 in funding for new trades equipment to enhance hands-on learning opportunities and develop skills students need for in-demand careers.

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Ducks in a row for Industrial Research Chair

  Posted on: May 22, 2016

With pledges of more than $400,000 in hand, TRU is closer than ever to creating a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Industrial Chair in Ecosystem Reclamation.

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More seats available for millwrights

  Posted on: April 29, 2016

The Ministry of Advanced Education announced funding for an additional 16 seats to be offered in the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) program as part of the provincial strategy to align training with in-demand occupations that support the provincial economy.

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Support the arts with a night of music

  Posted on: April 21, 2016

Whether you’re a jazz lover or have a taste for local spirits, the TRU Foundation’s annual Music in the Round event has a little something for everyone.

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Funding announcement

New equipment for hands-on training

  Posted on: April 15, 2016

TRU is receiving $298,350 toward the purchase of new training equipment that will provide students studying health care, skilled trades and other in-demand programs with hands-on experience using industry-standard equipment.

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New sustainability projects get the go-ahead

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

Four new projects have been given the green light in the latest round of funding through TRU’s Sustainability Grant Fund (SGF). Three projects revolve around lighting and reducing electricity use. The other builds on TRU’s commitment to foster Aboriginal understanding and culture on campus.

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Funds support healthier drinking habits

  Posted on: March 3, 2016

An investment from the provincial government will assist in helping transform the culture of drinking on campus through projects such as the Drink with Class campaign.

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New money for trades equipment

  Posted on: July 20, 2015

TRU trades is receiving $857,000 in additional funding to buy trades equipment as part of BC’s three-year plan to invest $185 million in trades-training equipment and facilities across the province.

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