Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Intercultural Understanding

Outcome 1

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

How will we know we are achieving this?

  • Student perceptions and opportunities for intercultural learning as indicated by NSSE scores of fourth year students.

Outcome 2

Increased participation in Indigenous, internationalization, and interculturalization initiatives.

How will we know we are achieving this?

  • 2,652 students enrolled in courses or programs with Indigenous, international, or intercultural content.
  • 1,365 faculty and staff participate in workshops with an intercultural or Indigenous focus.
  • 204 students, faculty, and staff access mobility programs.

Achievements in Intercultural Understanding


Intercultural understanding stories

Maclean’s | From Bogota to the B.C. interior: Four international students on choosing TRU

Oct. 3, 2019

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Coyote continues to create change

TRU's program to accelerate indigenization campuswide, known as The Coyote Project, has been extended for three more years.

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University Affairs | How Thompson Rivers University is improving outcomes for Indigenous people

Aug. 21, 2019

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TRU expands Bachelor of Education to support future Indigenous teachers

TRU is expanding its Bachelor of Education program by 16 seats in September to help address a shortage of Indigenous teachers in BC.

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