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.

Canada 150+ exhibit showcases meaningful creativity

The Canada 150+ exhibit showcased works by students, faculty and staff responding to the question “What does Canada mean to you?"

Highland Valley Copper supports creation of Centre for Ecosystem Reclamation

Highland Valley Copper pledged $200,000 in cash and $150,000 in-kind support for the establishment of an Industrial Research Chair at TRU.


Arts Colloquium Series: Maximizing Entry to Practice: Preparing New Graduates for the Real World

  4:20pm - 5:20pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This talk from the School of Nursing is called Maximizing Entry to Practice: Preparing New Graduates for the Real World.


ESTR Market Grand Opening Celebration

  All Day
  Location: Old Main

There will be special draws, giveaways and the opportunity to purchase the variety of handmade and local products.


Business Kickstart Speaker Series with Monique Vek

  4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Join tomorrow’s leaders today and learn how following the crumbs can lead you to success.