Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Our Mission

TRU is a comprehensive, learner-centred, environmentally responsible institution that serves its regional, national, and international learners and their communities through high quality and flexible education, training, research and scholarship.

Our five priorities

Increasing student success

TRU will prioritize academic engagement and programs which fully develop our learners’ knowledge and skills and support student career success.

Increasing intercultural understanding

TRU will prioritize programs and practices that support diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding between our Aboriginal, local, regional and global communities.

Increasing research capacity

TRU will prioritize the development and mobilization of scholarship, research, training, teaching innovation, professional practice, and creative capacity for the benefit of people.

Increasing entrepreneurial capacity

TRU will prioritize entrepreneurial collaboration and social enterprise that mutually benefits the university and the communities we serve.

Increasing sustainability

TRU will prioritize initiatives that mutually benefit the university and the communities we serve.