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.

Game night - WolfPack Cheer Squad

Wolf down grub at The Den and support the ‘Pack

Sample The Den's game-day menu—including Back the 'Pack poutine and mini corn dogs—for a free ticket to the game and a chance at prizes.

Where in the world is Sylvie Lloyd?

Sylvie Lloyd: TRU Study Abroad student and speed skater extraordinaire shares the story of her travels abroad

Another road trip for TRU Women’s Soccer

Easy to see we are under-dogs, but that is a scenario to embrace.


Live at TRU: music of Raine Hamilton

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

Resonant, acoustic chamber folk with an otherworldly edge are some of the words used to describe this musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Outdoor Movie Night and Food Truck Festival 2018

  4:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: Campus Commons

Experience food trucks, outdoor eating and a screening of Avengers: Infinity War. Everyone is welcome.


Peace Pledge: A reading with George Johnson

  5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Dr. George Johnson leads a table reading of his award-winningscreenplay, Peace Pledge.