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.

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.

Liz Young cookbook

Stowing away lessons for a life of adventure

Former UCC student Liz Young is currently on a book tour in the States promoting her cookbook about life on the self-sustaining farm.

Coyote connects youth to their roots, one stroke at a time

TRU's Adventure Tourism Coyote Project involves connecting kids with nature and Indigenous traditions.

WolfPack Soccer gearing up to honor graduating players

Popadynetz, McPhie, Staiger and Lantmeeters to be honored Sunday


Have your say: Library open forums

  1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Have your voice heard in the Library's writing of its new strategic priorities.


Fall Open House 2018

  10:00am - 3:30pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Catch a campus tour, get a preview of programs and explore the next step at Open House.


LinkedIn photo booth

  10:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Update your LinkedIn account with a free, new photo.