Incoming Exchange Students
Application Process and Required Documents
ISEP: For students applying through the ISEP program, please complete all steps outlined as per the online ISEP application instructions directed by you home home institution coordinator who will then submit.
Bilateral: Students coming from a post-secondary institution, who currently have a bilateral student exchange agreement with Thompson Rivers University, must have their application approved and nominated by their home university coordinator.
NEW Horizon online application instructions to assist nominated and confirmed Incoming Exchange Students.
Click below for the Incoming Exchange Application:
Inbound Application Deadline Dates:
|September 15th||April 30th|
Have a question? Ask an International Student Advisor by Instant Messaging! Ask questions about arrival planning, orientation, accommodation, medical insurance, airport shuttle service, they are here to help you!
Please note: Exchange students planning to study in Canada, should consult with the Canadian Government by visiting "Come to Canada wizard". This is a great resource for entering Canada.
- Support Services for Visiting Students
- Programs of Study
- Study permit (student visa) requirements
Events and Activities
What can you do in a small town like Kamloops? Lots!
The ISAP program is a great way for international students to meet Canadian students and other foreign students from other countries. This program organizes trips and events within the Kamloops area at a very reasonably low price. ISAP events are a great way to meet new people, travel to new cities in an organized safe and affordable way.
- Local pubs and bars (for 19 years or older, Government identification required)
- Heroes Campus Pub
- Cactus Jacks
- And many more
- For information about other things to do in Kamloops Tourism Kamloops is a good reference
Below are some important links to provide you with general information of the Kamloops area.
Non-Exchange International Students
Students interested in coming to study at TRU who are not coming via a bilateral exchange agreement or ISEP, look here for all the details of TRU's programs and services for international students.