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.

42 EAU planning meeting

Cannabis concept nets students second-place spot

Tourism students win praise and second place at BC case championship for their business idea of a cannabis wellness resort and spa.

2018 Spring Open House sign

What’s in store for Spring Open House; deconstructing student recruitment

Manager of Future Students Kyri Alves stopped by Radio NL for a conversation with Talk to the Experts host Paul Graham.

Tyler Hodder-TRU student

WolfPack Look to get to their Winning Ways in Final Weekend before the Regular Season

we just need to simplify our game and execute like we have in the fall and things will start rolling for us,


Day Scholar: What is It?

  10:00am - 11:30am
  Location: Clock Tower

Learn more about day scholars—students who attended residential schools as day students—and the class action launched in their name.


Study Strategies That Really Work

  11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn how to get organized, beat procrastination, and studyeffectively.


Sharing and Indigenous Peoples’ Natural Resources: Insights from a Global Biodiversity and Human Rights Law Perspective

  11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Hear how community-level case studies in South Africa, Namibia, and Malaysia were used in the research.