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Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary
Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary

What to Expect at TRU

You'll meet the world

TRU is a tapestry of cultures. We welcome over 3,000 students from more than 90 countries to campus each year.

You'll travel the world

Opportunities abound for you to travel while you study — there are dozens of countries to choose from.

You'll learn by doing

Larissa Pepper used the co-op program to get first-hand experience in a variety of industries. She went on to enter the work force with experience and a network to help her along the way.

You'll discuss big ideas in small classes

The average class size for lower-level courses is 33. In upper-level courses, it's 29.

You'll do amazing research

Felicia Girouard


Felicia Girouard, a major in international business, used her $4,500 grant to conduct a survey.

Timothy Crow


Timothy Crowe took part in research looking for bacteria capable of producing new and effective antibiotics.

You'll work with great instructors

Our faculty members get to know you by name, care about your success, and share their passion for learning. Over 400 faculty members teach at TRU, in eight different faculties and schools of study. Their commitment is simple: to help you get the most out of university.

You'll get your game face on

TRU Athletics covers soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, rugby, running, curling and swimming. You can count on our mascot Wolfie to lead the cheer.

You'll have incredible classmates

Stephen Syme is big on tiny
Shawna-Rae McLean is changing the world

You'll join a club

There's a hundred to choose from — one for almost every interest

You'll find your path

Whatever place you’re starting from, you can find your path at TRU. We open doors with options like open admission and Open Learning. We expand horizons with our breadth of exceptional programs — from certificates and apprenticeships to bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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