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.

Watch the Video Tour


Kamloops Map

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.

Plan your visit Kamloops campus map
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.

Learn more about the Culinary Arts program

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.

Drawing on arts wins TRU scientist national award

Who knew science students would benefit from sketching and writing? Lyn Baldwin did. And it won her an innovation in teaching award.

Khabarovsk to Kamloops to valedictorian

Forget kayaking—Anastasia Silina is inspired by the social side of tourism.

Ainsley Grether-TRU Future Student

WolfPack WSOC recruit Grether wins scholarship

WolfPack soccer recruit Ainsley Grether wins award


Seminar: Who is Me?

  11:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

Who will you be in five years from now? Who do you want to be?


CFBX Record Fair

  10:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Campus community radio station CFBX presents its ninth annualsale of record vinyl, CDs, cassettes, music equipment, memorabilia andmore.


Horticulture Gardens tour

  6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about the plants at TRU during a tour guided by a member of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.