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.

Learn more about the Culinary Arts program

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.

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TRU makes textbooks free and available online

Eight faculty members have been approved to create materials that could save a combined 2,200 students upwards of $250,000 a year.

Master of Education - Educational Neuroscience Special Topics

Teaching educators to mind the brain

Mind, Brain, Education course provides Master of Education students a rare look at neuroscience.

WolfPack Women’s Volleyball Holds Overnight Camp

WolfPack women's volleyball camp another success


Startup Basics: Resources

  5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: TRU Generator

Learn what tools, resources, mentorship, workshops, events, and other supports are available through TRU Generator.


Graduate student orientation

  10:30am - 12:15pm
  Location: Main Library

Graduate students are encouraged to come mix and mingle, meet faculty and staff, and discover all the resources available to them.


Back to School BBQ 2018

  10:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Commons

Free BBQ, games, activities and more than a 100 booths featuring campus resources and services and local groups and businesses.