Dealing with Culture Shock and Becoming Independent

It is one thing to have had the opportunity to travel outside of your country with family. When travelling with family, you have the company and comfort of a loved one throughout your journey. However, for many international students in TRU, this is the first time that they have left home to be on their own, hence stepping out of their ‘comfort zone’ and heading into unknown territory. Some people tend to adapt quickly to the change, however, for others, the culture shocks that they face during their first few weeks in Kamloops can feel never-ending!

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Studying in Canada: My Parents Influence in Choosing TRU

I grew up in a very traditional Vietnamese family in which my parents have a large influence on many important decisions in my life. One of them is to send me to study abroad in Canada since I was 18.

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What I Wish I Had Done Differently During My Time at TRU

The convocation is fast approaching. While many TRU students are excited to prepare for the ceremony as a significant milestone in their lives, some choose to reflect on the precious period being on campus full of incredibly unforgettable memories and wish to extend this beautiful stage of being a bit longer.

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Valuable Advice on Co-Op Program from a Successful TRU Alumnus

On a beautiful sunny day in Kamloops, I had the opportunity to meet and talk with Larrisa Pepper who has just started her new job as a Talent Acquisition Consultant at Thompson Rivers University after a few years working in an HR position in another organization in Kamloops.

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Colombia to Canada: All About #myTRU Experience

University experience is different for everyone and different in each university, as far as TRU goes, I can say that in this place you have tons of opportunities to find yourself, your place and to discover a whole new world. Here’s #myTRU experience.

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Just B.I.S-ing Around

Thompson Rivers University has a lot to offer. The list of programs to take is growing every year, and in some cases, new programs are cropping up here that aren’t offered at many other universities. A particularly interesting program offered at TRU is the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.

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What It’s Like Moving to Kamloops From Abroad

Moving abroad and starting over in a new country is one of the most terrifying yet exciting adventures ever. Six years since moving to Kamloops, here’s what it’s like moving abroad.

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From Mauritius to Canada: Taking the First Step to Success

Yassiir Chady, TRU alumni from the beautiful island of Mauritius, arrived in Canada four years back to pursue his career in Computing Science. After extensive research and with the constant support of his family and friends, he found TRU and was ready to begin his new journey in Canada.

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