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.

PHP conference logo 2018

Love of learning means sharing the findings at PHP Conference

Explore gender, race, international conflict, Indigenous issues and more through the lens of history, philosophy and politics.

School of Nursing Adopted Bears with University President Alan Shaver

School of Nursing bearing witness over Senate

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action and Jordan's Principle overseen in Senate by School of Nursing Adopted Bears.

Huskies provide opposition for WolfPack at home for first time in 2018

This weekend is make or break for us to stay in playoff contention.


Live at TRU series: Cheng²Duo

  12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Clock Tower

This sister and brother duo brings a refreshing interpretation to classical music, with Silvie Cheng on piano and Bryan on cello.


Just One Person: Health Care in disaster and Conflict Zones

  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Hear from a TRU alumna and learn about her work with refugees, those fighting Ebola and those affected by a destructive earthquake in Nepal.


Philosophy, History Politics student conference

  All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

Explore the past and present through presentations in philosophy, history, and politics during this student-organized conference.