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 lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Prestigious panel tackles our connection with food

Get some food for thought about what's on your plate. Come to a free discussion by an international panel of food experts at TRU March 6.

Smudging Aboriginal Indigenous

Weyt-k! Aboriginal Awareness Week 2018

Celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week through food, art, storytelling, a tipi village, a traditional fashion show and more.

WolfPack Men’s Volleyball Fall to Trinity Western: season over

Really looking forward to the off season and next year. 2018 has been very solid for the WolfPack


Aboriginal Awareness Week: What does reconciliation look and feel like? (interactive performance)

  7:30pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

What does reconciliation look like between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people?


The Ins and Outs of APA

  4:30pm - 5:20pm
  Location: Old Main

Writing workshop presented by the Writing Centre. 


Aboriginal Awareness Week: Honouring our Elders Luncheon 2018

  11:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Celebrate Aboriginal elders, their wisdom, stories and whatthey continue to teach us. There will also be music and traditional dancing.