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.

IDays offers a taste of diversity

International Days are back and better than ever. This year's theme is Food for Thought, Food for Life, Food for Fun. It will be all that.

TRU Law alum: From Singapore to Ottawa

Sam Tecle completed an international exchange in his last semester and began a prestigious federal clerkship position after his graduation.

Feb
19

Symposium: High Impacts in Undergraduate Research

  8:30am - 4:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This symposium brings together leading researchers in the field of undergraduate research with the aim of creating inclusive access.

Feb
21

Aboriginal Awareness Week pre-week event: ribbon shirt making workshop

  5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Bring your own shirt or two and decorate it in the style of aFirst Nations traditional ribbon shirt.

Feb
22

Mindfulness for Stress and Concentration

  11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Improve your focus, boost your memory and lower your stress levels.