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 and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Science students show kids they CanCODE

Teaching kids how to create their own technology, rather than simply consuming, was a main priority.

Suzuki brings Beyond Climate film to TRU

David Suzuki bring his latest environmental film, Beyond Climate, to TRU's Grand Hall on Friday, March 8.

WolfPack women’s rugby 7’s start second season

I think we definitely have a better chance this year.


Teaching Practices Colloquium 2019

  8:00am - 6:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Learn more about faculty interests and research through mini presentations, mixers and other events.


Trades & Tech Thursdays

  7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Learn more about trades and tech options while getting answers directly from those in the know.


Indigenous Awareness Week: 2019 Elders Luncheon

  11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Join us for the 2019 Elders Luncheon. All Elders are welcome.Reserve by Feb. 21 to Misty at or 250-828-5227.