High School & Community Educators
You play a key role in guiding students through the university admissions process. We look forward to working with you to help your students decide if the Thompson Rivers University is right for them.
2022 TRU Indigenous Educators Gathering
Friday, October 7
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
TRU Kamloops Campus
Panorama Room, International Building, Third Floor
The TRU Future Students Office and the Office of Indigenous Education are inviting all school district Indigenous educators and support workers, Indigenous communities and organizations to gather for a day at the TRU Kamloops campus, situated on the traditional lands of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc. The day will be filled with professional development, knowledge sharing, updates, and support to ensure that students have a successful transition to TRU. You are a key influence in supporting Indigenous students in their post secondary journey. We value your thoughts, input, and feedback on TRU's programs, services and student supports throughout the day.
TRU Counsellor/Educators Update (Virtual)
Wednesday, October 26
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. PST
Join the Future Students Team as they update you on any changes for the coming 2023/2024 academic year. Representatives from the School of Nursing will be providing an in-depth overview and discussion of the changes to the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
2022 Program Updates and Highlights
NEW admissions requirements and process for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing for fall 2023.
TRU Business school reamed ‘Bob Gaglardi School of Business and Economics.’
September 2022 is the first intake of the new Masters of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice.
New Makerspace at the Kamloops campus for experiential, hands-on learning through doing, in a safe and supportive environment. There is zero cost to the student for use of materials and technologies such as: 3D printing, 3D scanning, Button making, computer prototyping, computer technologies, Cricut, Educational Robots, Embroidery machines, sewing machines, podcast studio and VR systems.
TRU’s Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering is now fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers.
Meet your Future Student Advisor
The TRU Future Students Advisors are the primary contacts for high school and community educators. They are each assigned unique regions and schools within BC and Canada.
Your advisor will support you with navigating TRU’s enrolment processes and will be your go to for those hard to find answers and questions.
If you haven’t already connected with your Advisor, there is no better time than now! Future Student Advisors will make your emails and calls a priority as we know you work hard to support your students moving onto post-secondary.
Qelmúcw (Indigenous) Future Students Advisors
School District 58, School District 74
High Schools: Territories
Future Students Advisors
Vancouver Island & Sunshine Coast, Sicamous, Salmon Arm
Kamloops schools: Barriere Secondary, Clearwater Secondary, NorKam Secondary, Sa-hali Secondary, Sun Peaks Secondary Academy
Fraser Valley, Richmond, Surrey, Delta
Kamloops schools: School District 27, Chase Secondary, Kamloops Christian School, @Kool, Logan Lake Secondary, Twin Rivers Education Centre, Valleyview Secondary, Westsyde Secondary
Okanagan, Kootenays, Vernon, Enderby, Armstrong
Kamloops schools: Kamloops School of the Arts, South Kamloops Secondary, St. Ann’s Secondary
Great and Metro Vancouver, Sea to Sky, Northern BC & out of province
Fall 2022 Future Student Timeline
- Explore your TRU program options
- Connect with a Student Recruiter-Advisor on the Future Students Team
- October 1 – Applications open for Fall 2022
- Offer of admission
- Accept your seat offer
- Pay your tuition deposit
- $300 for non-competitive programs
- $500 for limited and competitive admissions programs
- March 1 – Entrance Scholarship applications due
- Student Awards & Financial Aid is here to help you.
- Applications open December 1
- March 1 – Deadline for guaranteed first year housing*
*Apply directly out of high school and secure a guaranteed space in North Tower or McGill Residence.
- May – Timetable your courses
- Create your conflict-free fall and winter course plan
- Reach out to Academic Advising for selection assistance
- Mid-June – Register in your fall and winter semester courses
- September 3 – Fall semester tuition due
- September 7 – TRU Orientation 2022
Who Can Help You?
Future Students Office
- Program exploration
- Application process and status
- General TRU questions
- Campus vists
- School visits and events
- Contact after you have accepted your offer
- Develop and maintain academic plan
- Academic policies and regulations