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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.

Johnson’s Peace Pledge wins screenplay competition

George Johnson's play, Peace Pledge, won Toronto's Wildsound Film Festival, and will be featured during the UN International Day of Peace.

Hofmann’s latest novel “incisive and deeply satisfying”

Karen Hofmann's latest novel, What is Going to Happen Next published Sept. 15, and is already getting great reviews.

Fraser Becomes 3rd Men’s Soccer Player To Be Named Canada West Star Of The Week

For the third time in a row, a member of the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team has been awarded with a Canada West Star


3-on-3 basketball tournament

  11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Join the fun of the second annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament as a player or spectator. Enjoy free servings of poutine and bannock.


Get this Party Started: Time Managment and Procrastination

  4:30pm - 6:30pm
  Location: Student Street

Develop and strengthen time management skills while reflecting on the attitudes and values you bring to your learning environment.


20 year anniversary: Bachelor of Tourism Management

  All Day
  Location: No location specified

Friends and alumni of the Bachelor of Tourism Management program are invited to help celebrate the program's 20th anniversary.