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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

It’s good to be here.

At Thompson Rivers University, student success is our priority. We empower our students to reach their goals with flexible learning options, individualized student services, hands-on learning opportunities, and a diverse, inclusive environment.

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How to find us

A hub for travel, Kamloops is 3.5 hours from Vancouver, and a day’s drive from Calgary, Prince George, Victoria or Seattle.

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Testimonial - Shane Marriott

Shane Marriott

Culinary Arts Certificate, 2010

Why did you choose TRU?

The Culinary Arts program at TRU has the most hands on technical training available in BC.

What did you like most about your program?

It was mostly hands-on training combined with some classroom-style work. The industry-educated instructors are very knowledgeable in their craft and they create an accurate representation of an industry kitchen, in terms of structure and service standards.

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Get the attention you deserve.

Our size makes it easy for you to get hands-on learning that will help you through the good times and the bad.

At Thompson Rivers University, be empowered to reach your goals with many learning options. Be supported with individualized student services. Be involved through hands-on learning and research opportunities. Be welcome in our inclusive environment. Join us to discover all that you can be at TRU.

The Best things about TRU Life on Campus

TRU’s Kamloops campus is situated on the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Nutech giving back to the School of Nursing

Nutech owner Bob Dieno is giving back to the School of Nursing with a new bursary that will award $1,500 to one student each year.

New law faculty member improving access to justice

Andrew Pilliar wants to know why half of all Canadians with a legal issue do not seek legal assistance and what can be done about it.

WolfPack Men’s Volleyball Fall In First Pre-Season Match

We had lots of errors on small thinks like over the line on back row attacks and missed serves,”


TRU LEADership Conference

  8:30am - 4:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

For aspiring student leaders to explore their knowledge, skills and values as they relate to leadership.


Arts Colloquium Series: PHP Book Panel

  4:20pm - 5:20pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Join a panel discussion featuring some TRU faculty members inPhilosophy, History and Politics who have written books.


2017 Pride Parade

  11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Campus Green

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and claim TRU as a safe space to study, work, and live no matter your sexual orientation or gender identity.