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.

Law students helping clients with multiple sclerosis

Students in the Pro Bono Students Canada club are working with the MS Society of Canada to help clients apply for disability benefits.

Dungeons & Dragons research a critical hit

Graeme Hallett won the 2018 3MT for his presentation, "Does Dungeons & Dragons Improve Social Skills?"

Ryan Glanville and Rachel Lobay-TRU Students

Finalists announced for 2017-18  WolfPack Athletics Awards

Four members of the women’s volleyball team and three members of the men’s soccer team are among the finalists for the awards,


TRU Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference

  All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

Students from across campus share their work either as posters or as 15-minute lectures.


Truth and Reconciliation Forum

  All Day
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Get into deep discussions involving colonization, decolonization, truth and reconciliation and indigenization.


Secwepemc People, Land, and Laws book reading and discussion

  1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Marianne and Ron Ignace read from and discuss their new book Secwepemc People, Land, and Laws.