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.

Pro tips from SoBE’s social media guru

Some tips: Do projects with local businesses, build your brand on Instagram and LinkedIn, make your personal accounts more professional.

Undergraduate research: Invaluable experience gets funding boost

Students are encouraged to apply for a $6,000 UREAP scholarship before Feb. 28. Application support is available in OM 1522.

WolfPack women’s rugby 7’s start second season

I think we definitely have a better chance this year.


RBC Career Info Session

  4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn more about career opportunities with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).


Teaching Awards Information Session

  11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn the components of an effective nomination, eligibilitycriteria and what to consider when nominating yourself, or someone else.


Connect: Tourism Management

  4:45pm - 6:15pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Get career advice and gain career confidence through short conversations with professionals in the tourism industry.