Benefits of Being a Domestic Student in a Diverse Campus

How often is it that we obtain insights from a domestic student regarding their experience of forming part of a diverse academic environment within their own homeland country of Canada? Alanna Cairns, a current on-campus MBA student, gladly shares her experience of being a domestic student within an international on-campus academic environment.

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China to Canada: Reminiscing About My Years in Kamloops

I have been here for over two years. There are a lot of memories of me and TRU.  Back in 2016, I just graduated from high school and came here alone. At first, I had no ideas about what I should do at the university. I even cannot talk fluently with my host family. But I fell in love with Kamloops in 2 days. Until today,  I still cannot forget how beautiful the fall is. 

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Ecology Field Lab at TRU: What Is It Like?

Ecology is the study of the interactions of the organisms with their environment, this means that to fully comprehend ecology and learn fully it’s better to go outside. Thankfully, TRU has you covered, TRU counts with many classes with interactive labs, and not only for science.

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Study Abroad: My Favorite City

When people asked me “what’s your favourite place you’ve travelled to?” I found it very hard to answer because everywhere is so beautiful in its own way and each trip was very unique. Now, I know my answer is San Sebastian.

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TRU MBA’s Natasha Bhagwat wins 2019 Kamloops Open Badminton Tournament

TRU attracts outstanding students across the globe with more than 200 programs, small classrooms, cultural diversity and campus life. TRU has constantly supported students for overall development, not just academics but also sports & extracurricular activities. A splendid example of why TRU continues to be a top destination for talented international students is Natasha Bhagwat.…

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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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