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.

Nursing Students Depart for Hazelton, BC

Swapping gold pans for stethoscopes in historic Hazelton

The first cohort of TRU nursing students in Sheila Blackstock's Gitxsan Indigenous Nursing Practice Immersion course head to Hazelton, BC

Paul Millross

More than meets the eyes

Paul Millross is a legally-blind student and writer on exchange from The University of Chichester. He's been making the most of his time.

WolfPack Baseball Lose Two Close Ones in Lethbridge

Vance Fode went 6 for 9 with eight runs batted in .


BFA year end art show: Eight

  9:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: TRU Art Gallery

Explore the works of eight students graduating from the Bachelor of Fine Arts program during the program’s annual exhibition of graduating students. The exhibition is called Eight and pieces are being displayed in the TRU Art Gallery and the nearby studio spaces in the visual arts wing. Works will include two dimensional, three dimensional, sculpture,...


Trash Bash 2018

  9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Do your part to keep the TRU grounds clean by picking up litter and other pieces of trash.


Deans Lecture Series—Did you really enjoy your last visit to a wine tasting room?

  12:05pm - 12:55pm
  Location: Off Campus

Learn how to get the most out of future trips to wine tastingrooms.