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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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.

Learn more about the Culinary Arts program

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.

Indian delegation visits TRU, marks phase two of deal

The visiting officials met with TRU leadership to discuss further collaboration on a joint degree initiative.

Dr. Richard Oppong, associate professor, Faculty of Law.

International law: Research tackles same-sex unions, surrogacy and adoption

Dr. Richard Oppong was awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to study complex cross-border family law questions in Commonwealth Africa.

Canada West TV launches 2018-19 season passes

Canada West TV Launches 2018-19 Packages

Jun
23

TRU LEAP: day trip to Peachland & Summerland

  All Day
  Location: Off Campus

Experience lake views, a bat nature talk, fruit goodies andice cream during a day trip to two of the Okanagan's popular destination towns.

Jun
6

Horticulture Gardens tour

  6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about the plants at TRU during a tour guided by a member of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.

Jun
28

TRU LEAP: Make a Mug

  5:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Make a fun drinking mug out of clay at 4 Cats studio in downtown Kamloops.