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.

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

School of Nursing Adopted Bears with University President Alan Shaver

School of Nursing bearing witness over Senate

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action and Jordan's Principle overseen in Senate by School of Nursing Adopted Bears.

$7,500 fellowships awarded to graduate researchers

Graduate students Jordann Foster and Jared Maida have been awarded the 2017 Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowship.

WolfPack Hire Athletic Peformance Advisor

“I’ll provide support and consultation for all TRU coaches and athletes in the area of sport psychology, program culture and development

Jan
18

Philosophy, History Politics student conference

  All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

Explore the past and present through presentations in philosophy, history, and politics during this student-organized conference.

Jan
18

Live at TRU series: Cheng²Duo

  12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Clock Tower

This sister and brother duo brings a refreshing interpretation to classical music, with Silvie Cheng on piano and Bryan on cello.

Jan
18

Just One Person: Health Care in disaster and Conflict Zones

  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Hear from a TRU alumna and learn about her work with refugees, those fighting Ebola and those affected by a destructive earthquake in Nepal.