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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.

Second-year law students TRC day Pipsell Jacko Lake IMG_9653

Learning from the land

Law students heard from Secwepemc leaders and participated in land-based learning on a recent visit to Pipsell, the site of a proposed mine.

Despite climate challenges, the future looks bright for BC wines

Extreme weather, which brings with it wildfire and drought, is just one challenge facing BC's wine industry.

WolfPack men’s volleyball alum reunite in China

WolfPack head coach Pat Hennelly: "Not sure what the league is like but I do know they pay very well"


Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program info session

  12:00pm - 1:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn more about this program allowing you to work one year in Japan as either an assistant teacher or in local government offices.


CELT Talks Lunch & Learn

  12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Hear two 20-minute presentations on topics relevant to teaching practices. Coffee, tea and dessert provided.


Indigenous Women Water Defenders: Local to Global

  6:00pm - 8:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Learn about strategies used to raise Indigenous, environmental and social justice concerns about proposed resource-extraction projects.