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.

Forecasting the future (using statistics)

Mateen Shaikh is developing new computational models that can sort through mass amounts of data, leaving only relevant information.

The good, the bad and the ugly sweaters: Payton Comazzetto is running for a cause

Payton Comazzetto is keeping the memory of her brother alive and helping the community, all while wearing an ugly sweater.

WolfPack cross country to send contingent to U SPORTS Nationals

The main thing is for each athlete to go out there with strength and confidence,


Law Student Awards Reception

  5:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Join TRU's Faculty of Law in celebrating the achievements of its students at the Fall Law Student Awards Reception, on November 13, 2018.


CELT workshop - Timed Talks

  3:30pm - 5:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning

Learn tips and strategies for planning short talks and for managing yourself while you present.


Research Provocations Series—What’s in Common?—Canadian Wildfires and Nepal Earthquakes

  5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Arts and Education

What is green social work and what is its role during natural disasters?