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.


BC’s Interior universities join forces to take research to a new level

The MOU recognizes the interest TRU, UBCO and UNBC have in research and how through collaboration, they can bring benefits to communities.

Early alum, Glass reflects on MBA choices

Kenneth Glass, class-of-2016 Master of Business Administration grad and strategic partnerships executive dishes on why an MBA worked well.

WolfPack Women’s Volleyball sign third middle for 2018-19 (Hogg).

“Macey will bring some size and potential into our middle blocking position for next season ."


CFBX radio’s year end show

  12:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: CFBX radio

Celebrate campus and community radio and the end of 2017 during interviews with station show hosts and live music by local musicians.


Kamloops: Respiratory therapy info session

  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Explore the many career options available. Learn what the admission requirements are and what the admission process is.


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.