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.

Dr. Richard Oppong, associate professor, Faculty of Law.

International law: Research tackles same-sex unions, surrogacy and adoption

Dr. Richard Oppong was awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to study complex cross-border family law questions in Commonwealth Africa.

Convocation hat toss

Valedictorian speeches, honorary doctor speeches spring 2018

Relive spring #TRUgrad 2018 through inspiring words from the six valedictorians, six honorary degree recipients and VIPs.

Mikayla-Funk-TRU Student

WolfPack volleyball hosting national medalists UBC

Thompson Rivers opens up the regular season on Friday October 19th and 20th when they pay a visit to the Jack Simpson Gym in Calgary to meet the University of Calgary Dinos.

Jun
6

Horticulture Gardens tour

  6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about the plants at TRU during a tour guided by a member of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.

Jun
21

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration

  9:00am - 10:00am
  Location: Old Main

This gathering is to acknowledge first relationships and to provide a welcome to the unceded territory of Secwepemc, where TRU is located.

Jun
23

TRU LEAP: day trip to Peachland & Summerland

  All Day
  Location: Off Campus

Experience lake views, a bat nature talk, fruit goodies andice cream during a day trip to two of the Okanagan's popular destination towns.