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Intercultural Understanding

Objective 1

The creation of a culture of inclusion in all aspects of university work and life.


Enhanced inclusion of intercultural learning within curriculum, teaching and service.

Student perceptions and opportunities for intercultural learning, as indicated by NSSE scores of fourth year students. Prior year: 62.6%
Current: N/A

Objective 2

TRU will engage in Indigenous, regional, national, and global learning through teaching, learning, knowledge, research and creative practice.


Increased participation in Indigenous, internationalization, and interculturalization initiatives.

Three-year average number of enrolments in courses or programs with Indigenous, international, or intercultural content. Prior year: 2,630
Current: 3,940
Participation in workshops with an intercultural or Indigenous focus, such as intercultural development, and interculturalizing/indigenizing the curriculum. Prior year: 2,921
Current: 3,940
Number of students, staff, and faculty accessing mobility programs. Prior year: 130
Current: 190

Intercultural understanding stories

Nathan Matthew

Matthew renewed for another term as Chancellor

Nathan Matthew is honoured to be collaboratively working with the many who have TRU's best interests at heart.

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TRU exchange with Indigenous delegates from Australasia

Different continents, shared stories

Indigenous delegates from New Zealand and Australia shared four days of culture and learning at TRU and in Kamloops in mid-February.

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Sankofa bird reflects graphic for Black History Month 2020

Celebrate Black History Month in Kamloops

Cultural events, movies, books and clubs are some ways to learn about the integral role black Canadians have played and continue to play.

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Student Storyteller Theresa John

Finding connections at Cplul’kw’ten

Through the Indigenous Mentor Program, students can be matched with someone who has walked the path before.

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