Support Services for International Students
TRU's dedicated admissions officers ensure timely and professional admissions processing and registration assistance. You can contact us for information on any TRU programs, assistance in preparing your application, or to submit your application for admission to TRU. After you come to Canada, we will be here to help you register for your courses.
International Student Advisors
TRU's International Student Advisors (ISAs) provide personal counseling for international students both before your arrival in Canada and during your program. Please feel free to contact one of our ISAs directly. You can write to us in English or in another language you share with one of the ISAs.
From left: Amit Goel (Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu), Craig Engleson, Manager, Activities, Events and Housing, Teresa Wei (Mandarin), Eric Kim (Korean), Idah Msiska (Nyanja), Marianna Abutalipova (Russian/Dutch/French), Reyna Denison (Spanish), Reuben Onyango (Swahili), Rika Kimura (Japanese), Paul Zeng (Mandarin), and Kamal Kaur (Punjabi and Hindi)
TRU students can count on the ISA team for information or assistance with any aspect of student life in Canada. The ISAs also coordinate housing, orientation, and settlement services.
International Academic Advising
TRU's International Academic Advisors provide program planning, registration, and study skills counseling. We have three advisors dedicated to working with international students. These academic advisors will help you plan your program, select your courses and will work with you to help ensure you are able to make the most of your studies at TRU.
Leisure Exploration Activity Program (LEAP, formerly ISAP)
Throughout the year, TRU LEAP provides international students with the opportunity to:
- Meet Canadian students and experience our culture
- Meet students from other countries
- Explore Kamloops and region
- Participate in year round events
- Help plan and organize activities
Students can participate in events and activities such as: snowboarding, skiing, Halloween parties, hockey games, wine tours, whitewater rafting, and so much more. Come out to one of our activities.
If you are interested in volunteering for the parties or larger events that take place in the Fall and Winter semesters please leave your contact information at the LEAP desk in the International Building (IB1004, beside the elevator).