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.

MEd student Vera Wu

Vera Wu–social capital butterfly

Vera Wu has received the 2018 Nan Poliakoff Memorial Award to support her professional development as an English language educator in BC.

CFA BC regional win 2018 group photo

Business students invest in ethics for national competition

Balancing skills, preparation and commitment has five MBA students going for gold in a national business ethics challenge.

WolfPack Baseball Split Wednesday Doubleheader

Josh Hillis came to play in game one as he led off the bottom of the first inning with his first career CCBC home run.


BFA year end art show: Eight

  9:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: TRU Art Gallery

Explore the art work of eight students graduating from the BFA program during the program's annual graduation exhibition.


Trash Bash 2018

  9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Help keep the TRU grounds clean by picking up litter and other pieces of trash. Create a team or go solo; BBQ and prizes.


Deans Lecture Series—Did you really enjoy your last visit to a wine tasting room?

  12:05pm - 12:55pm
  Location: Off Campus

Learn how to get the most out of future trips to wine tastingrooms.