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Williams Lake Campus

TRU’s Williams Lake campus is located approximately three hours northwest of Kamloops, in the heart of the scenic Cariboo region, on T’exelc territory within the unceded traditional lands of the Secwépemc Nation.

Our small, friendly and close-knit campus community is located within the city of Williams Lake, BC, named in honor of Secwépemc Chief William. Here, you’ll enjoy a quiet and affordable lifestyle, with all the amenities of a larger centre, and with four seasons of spectacular outdoor adventures in your own beautiful backyard.

We offer small class sizes, personal attention, and practical learning experiences in every program.

Many of our students come from the region and are Secwépemc, Carrier, Tŝilhqot’in, St’át’imc, Okanagan, Nuxalk, or Nlaka’pamux. We also have many Métis and Inuit students at TRU and we welcome Indigenous students from across the country.


Winter 2024 final exam schedule


Explore our campus


TRU’s Williams Lake campus is situated on the traditional and unceded lands of the T’exelc (Williams Lake First Nation) within the traditional territory of the Northern Shuswap people.


The Williams Lake advantages

Appreciate the lower cost-of-living in Williams Lake

Experience learning with highly qualified faculty

Access faculty easily on our friendly campus

Enjoy the benefits of small classroom sizes


Williams Lake News

TRU appoints respected BC educational leader as new chancellor

Respected educator and advocate DeDe DeRose is TRU's new chancellor; she begins her role as of March 1.

Day of Giving benefits Williams Lake students

The Williams Lake Endowed Fund for Student Support is one of this year’s featured funds during TRU's Day of Giving.

Health-care grants benefit TRU students

Students in certain health-care programs at TRU can get $2,000 to $5,000 per program year in Priority Health grants toward their studies.