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 and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Listening to Indigenous students’ needs

TRU's Faculty of Student Development's Coyote Project involves taking a step back, and listening to Indigenous students.

Awards mark milestone for TRU graduate programs

Eight students were awarded $6,000 Dr. Sherman Jen Graduate Awards, marking an important milestone for graduate studies at TRU.

Half Way Assessment of Pack basketball and volleyball teams by Kamloops This Week

Kamloops This Week Sports Editor Marty Hastings has this mid season review of the WolfPack teams


Trades & Tech Thursdays

  7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Learn more about trades and tech options while getting answers directly from those in the know.


CFBX radio year-end show

  12:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: CFBX radio

Hear 15-minute interviews with different CFBX on-air hosts and local musicians as they recap their 2018, other matters and look to 2019.


New faculty orientation

  8:30am - 3:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn more about the supports, services, the culture and more that's available to you as a TRU faculty member.