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.

Christina Lustenberger Head Shot

Adventure alum trades race skis for crampons

From Olympic ski racer to backcountry guru. How Christina Lustenberger’s time at TRU prepared her for the guiding life in the big mountains.

TRU moves forward with Bachelor in Software Engineering

TRU plans to welcome the first intake of third-year students to the program in fall 2019.

Huskies provide opposition for WolfPack at home for first time in 2018

This weekend is make or break for us to stay in playoff contention.

Jan
19

Is Elon Musk the President of Mars?

  7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Many of the governance challenges that currently exist on Earth will soon exist in Space.

Jan
18

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.

Jan
20

Reel Rock 12 rock climbing film festival

  6:30pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Clock Tower

Watch some incredible climbing stories while getting inspiredfor the coming seasons.