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.

All set for Research Week

A blend of workshops, poster and oral presentations, art installations, and community building are part of the third annual Research Week

42 EAU planning meeting

Cannabis concept nets students second-place spot

Tourism students win praise and second place at BC case championship for their business idea of a cannabis wellness resort and spa.

WolfPack Baseball Lose Close One But Win Big as they Split Doubleheader

The WolfPack will look to take the momentum from this weekend into the regular season


Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals

  10:00am - 11:00am
  Location: International Building (IB)

Cheer on graduate students in this fast-pasted and fun research communications competition. Vote for People's Choice!


EmpowerHER: A Women’s Map to the City

  11:30am - 1:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Come paint or draw your contribution to this participatory art project led by visiting scholar Dr. Marnie Badham.


180(s) Research Challenge

  1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

TRU faculty go head to head in this fun, 180-second researchcommunication competition.