TRU to host 250 high school students and their parents

NEWS/ TRU — This Friday will be anything but a typical one at Thompson Rivers University when up to 250 guests descend on campus for Fall 2014 Open House.

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TRU will host Open House on Friday.

The guests will be a combination of high school students and their parents, and all eager to learn more about TRU and all the university has to offer. The majority of visitors will be from Kamloops, the Okanagan, the Lower Mainland, and Alberta.

“We have some great activities planned including a Career Planning Workshop in the morning and two Transitioning to University student panels,” said Kyri Alves, TRU’s Student Recruitment Coordinator.

“It’s going to be a fantastic day to meet new people and just explore what TRU has to offer,” said Alves.

Tours of the campus and the residence are available as is a range of short information sessions that include learning more about programs and courses, studying abroad for a semester or two, financing your education, and more. Professors, staff, and current students will be available to answer questions and a resource fair will highlight the range of services and resources available to students.

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