Inspiring Messages to Students at Exam Time from TRU Faculty & Staff

As we wrap up the academic year and start to focus on final exams, we understand that this can be the most stressful time for students across campus.

We asked members of the TRU faculty and staff to provide a quick note to students who are studying for final exams. Below is what they said:

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela
Christine Bovis-Cnossen, President and Vice-Chancellor (Interim)

One more push. then you have a well-deserved break!
Baihua Chadwick, Associate VP, International & CEO, TRU World Global Operations

End of term is a sprint – then you cross the finish line!
Mike Henry, Dean of the School of Business and Economics

At this stressful time of year please remember you have many people to support you, especially your teachers who want you to do your best;
If you need help, just ask.
Tom Dickinson, Dean of the Faculty of Science

Please remember, hard work always pays off in the end!
John Church, Faculty of Science

You can do this!
James Gordon, Sustainability Office

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.
Michelle Funk, School of Nursing

Remember that you are smarter when you stay calm and breathe!
Mindy Marshall, Faculty of Architectural & Engineering Technology

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
Jenna Goddard, Faculty of Student Development

Be sure to apply self-care during this hectic time – don’t skip out on sleep,
nutrition, and hydration.
(Without rest and nutrients brain fog will cloud all that studying you’ve done!)
Alicia Ashcroft, Student Services

What is your best advice for students who are dealing with exam stress? Comment below!