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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Kamloops Map

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 and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Awards celebrate environmental impact of graduate research

Garrett O'Connell, Dana Eye and Claudie Pageau have been awarded Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowships.

Egyptian student gets prime minister’s attention

Despite being blind from birth, Nada Abdelghaffar is working on her journalism degree and striving to make government accessible for all.

WolfPack women’s rugby 7’s start second season

I think we definitely have a better chance this year.


PHP Conference: philosophy, history and politics

  All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

Undergrads in philosophy, history and politics present theirresearch on a variety of themes like human rights, gender and equality.


TRU Steps Toward Success Conference 2019

  8:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

An opportunity for undergrad students to connect with peers,learn how to access campus resources and to how to engage in skill-building.


Virtual Reality In Higher Education

  11:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn more about using virtual reality (VR) in higher education, while having the opportunity to experience VR for yourself.