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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.

rIVerse comes to campus

rIVerse is touring Kamloops and making a stops at TRU, putting on a free performance and visiting classes to spread their positive message.

Fall Convocation 2017 recap

Fall Convocation 2017 recap.

WolfPack men’s basketball suffers first ‘official’ loss of pre-season

The consistency isn’t there. The score indicates that they were better on more possessions than us and that was the case.”


Instructional Skills Workshop Oct. 20-21

  All Day
  Location: No location specified

This professional development program is designed for facultymembers interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.


Fall Open House 2017

  8:30am - 3:30pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Get a feel for what TRU is about through more than 50 booths, displays, information sessions and tours.


Creativity in the Open

  9:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

The Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, SOBE’s Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation, and Open Learning present two days of activities and sharing in a fun and informal atmosphere. There will be sessions stressing authentic learning, with hands-on opportunities for fun. Join us for a single workshop, a few sessions, or the entire...