TRU Alumni, formerly the TRU Alumni Association, was established in 1990 and serves the alumni of Cariboo College, University College of the Cariboo, BC Open University, and Thompson Rivers University.

This global network has thousands of members in all parts of the world and in all walks of life. Every student of TRU becomes a member of TRU Alumni upon graduation.

TRU Alumni Podcast

Season 2 Episode #7 – At-bat for TRU to Grand Slams at Blackrock

On this week’s episode of the podcast, we are joined by Alex Condon (BA ’12), a TRU valedictorian who has achieved success in the fields of baseball, law, and Wall Street. Alex shares his journey of how his time at...


Season 2 Episode #6 – From Student to Teacher

In this episode of our podcast, we dive into the exciting world of tourism, entrepreneurship and innovation with David Carter (BTM ’06). Join us as we explore Thompson Rivers University’s new Tourism Innovation Lab and how its development came about...


Season 2 Episode #5 – Premier of the North

Join us for our discussion with the Premier of the Northwest Territories, Caroline Cochrane. Caroline graduated from TRU receiving her Bachelor of Social Work in 1994. As the 13th Premier of the Northwest Territories, Caroline is only the second woman...


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Featured Alumni Stories

A well-planned life that keeps moving

   Friday, March 31 2023

TRU alum Fred Zhou wanted to work with people and give back to the community where he grew up. His MBA is helping him reach those goals.

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Lecture examines determining privacy, within reason

   Monday, March 20 2023

Law Professor Dr. Chris Hunt explores tensions surrounding privacy and surveillance approaches to reasonable expectation of privacy.

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Award goes where the river flows

   Thursday, March 9 2023

The first recipient of new award celebrating river wanderers has whitewater in her veins.

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