Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

The Williams Lake Open Learning Centre

The Williams Lake Gathering Place is home to the Open Learning Centre

Williams Lake Gathering Place

Located on the Thompson Rivers University, Williams Lake campus, the Learning Centre is housed in the Gathering Place and provides First Nations communities in the surrounding area with access to hundreds of Open Learning courses and programs. All Open Learning courses and programs are delivered online or by distance and facilitated through the Learning Centre.

What the Learning Centre offers students

Choice: Over 400 courses and 57 programs ranging from high school diploma completion to bridging programs in fields including health, trades and business.

Opportunity: Applicants do not require a specific Grade Point Average (GPA) and are not required to submit transcripts from Secondary School to be enrolled.

Flexibility: Enrolment into courses and programs is continuous meaning students can enrol anytime throughout the year.

Accessibility: Access to all on-campus facilities including the Learning Centre’s computer lab where students can study in a supportive post-secondary environment.

Support: The Learning Centre is managed by a facilitator who aids students through advising, counselling and mentoring and helps students work though their courses.

Getting started at the Centre

The Centre’s facilitator will work with students to develop an individual learning plan and help with the process of registering for Open Learning courses and applying for Open Learning programs.

For more information contact the Learning Centre facilitator:


Williams Lake Learning Centre Course Registration Form

For all other Open Learning inquiries, please contact

Visit TRU Open Learning for a complete list of course offerings.

Visit Tuition and Fees for a complete listing of Open Learning fees.

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