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.

Telling the full story of the salmon

Researcher Nan Stevens is working to bring more Indigenous content to elementary schools, and it all started with a Grade 4 storybook.

Rethinking research

According to Dr. Budd Hall, community-based research aims to make our lives better, and challenges the traditions of the academy.

WolfPack Baseball comes home with 2 of 6 in Alberta

WolfPack split Friday and Saturday and are swept Sunday


Startup Coffee | Caffeine & Entrepreneurial Conversations

  1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about.


ESTR’s Market

  10:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Pick up a gift for yourself or for someone on your list. Feeling a bit hungry? Grab lunch or something to get you through the day.


WolfPack Scholarship Breakfast

  6:30am - 8:20am
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Be inspired by Canadian ski cross Olympian Kelsey Serwa, while at the same time helping to raise money for TRU WolfPack athletics.