Return to Campus Fall 2021

Online TRU events

The following events are being held for the TRU community:

Kamloops Tiny House Workshop

August 6, 5:30 pm - August 8, 5:30 pm

Learn how to design and build your very own tiny house in this two-and-a-half-day jam-packed workshop August 6 to 8. This is what you would call a crash course. It saves you months of research, ensures you are ready to go tiny, and that you design the best tiny house for you. You arelearning...

Speed Friending Mixer

August 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To make new friends before you even get to campus, join us for the Speed Friending Mixer for New-to-TRU & Returning Students on Thursday, August 26, at 7 p.m. Participants will be randomly assigned to small groups of 3-5 peers for 10-15 minutes. Using conversation prompts, games, or your own questions, you’ll get a chance...

Mature and Transfer Student Orientation

September 2, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an experience designed specifically for mature (25+ years and up) and transfer students (prior vocational training, or attended a recognized post-secondary institution, or applying to TRU under a partnership agreement). This orientation provides new-to-TRU students with information about the services and resources available to support mature andtransfer students in fulfilling their...

TRU’s Clues – Round 1

September 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TRU’s Clues is a competitive event that takes you around the whole campus. Collect clues and complete challenges, make friends and win prizes 🔍 (how’s that for the high octane tour of TRU?!) Space is limited soregister here today.

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Renowned wildfire expert based at TRU

Dr. Mike Flannigan is the new British Columbia Research Chair in Predictive Services, Emergency Management and Fire Science at TRU.

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Thompson Rivers University campuses are on the traditional lands of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc (Kamloops campus) and the T’exelc (Williams Lake campus) within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwépemc. Our region also extends into the territories of the St’át’imc, Nlaka’pamux, Nuxalk, Tŝilhqot'in and Dakelh peoples.

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