Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Williams Lake Learning Centre

Located on the Thompson Rivers University, Williams Lake campus, the Learning Centre provides First Nations communities in the surrounding area with access to hundreds of Open Learning courses and programs. All Open Learning courses and programs are delivered online or by distance and facilitated through the Learning Centre.

The Learning Centre offers students:

Choice: Over 400 courses and 57 programs ranging from high school diploma completion to bridging programs in fields including health, trades and business.

Opportunity: For the majority of courses offered through OL, applicants do not require a specific Grade Point Average (GPA) and are not required to submit transcripts from secondary school to be enrolled.

Flexibility: Enrolment into courses and programs is continuous meaning students can enrol anytime throughout the year.

Accessibility: Access to all on-campus facilities including the Learning Centre’s computer lab where students can study in a supportive post-secondary environment.

Support: The Learning Centre is managed by a Facilitator who aids students through advising, counselling and mentoring and helps students work though their courses.

Getting Started At The Learning Centre

The Centre’s Facilitator will work with students to develop an individual learning plan and help with the process of registering for Open Learning courses and applying for Open Learning programs. Contact the Learning Centre Facilitator at 250.392.8000 or email

Williams Lake Learning Centre Course Registration Form (PDF, 345KB).

For all other Open Learning inquiries, please contact

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