Students come first

We help you make a real difference in people’s lives by supporting your goal of becoming a health care professional. Regardless of which path you choose, TRU health care programs will provide the foundation for a successful and dynamic career.

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School of Nursing

Nurses are the heart
of health care

They have the abililty to make a difference in someone's life each and every day. In addition to providing care and compassion, nurses also assess, teach, advocate and inspire.

Why nursing?

We are committed to ensuring Indigenous students have a strong foundation for a successful career in health care.
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Students and faculty have the opportunity to stretch their nursing knowledge with programs in Belize, Samoa and Lesotho.
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Our new building

A purpose-built three-storey home to TRU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing and Health Care Assistant programs will open at the beginning of 2020.

Nursing News

$78,000 awarded to undergraduate research apprentices

Apprenticeships allow faculty to hire students as researchers, and provide students with meaningful mentorship and training opportunities.

New Research Coach program a guaranteed winner

Applications are now being accepted for TRU's new Research Coach program, designed to encourage new students to engage in research.

Lisa Bourque Bearskin

Indigenous health research designed to ‘uplift the nations’

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin is collaborating with Indigenous communities with the goal of developing a community-based health research centre.