Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

It’s good to be here.

At Thompson Rivers University, student success is our priority. We empower our students to reach their goals with flexible learning options, individualized student services, hands-on learning opportunities, and a diverse, inclusive environment.

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How to find us

A hub for travel, Kamloops is 3.5 hours from Vancouver, and a day’s drive from Calgary, Prince George, Victoria or Seattle.

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Testimonial - Shane Marriott

Shane Marriott

Culinary Arts Certificate, 2010

Why did you choose TRU?

The Culinary Arts program at TRU has the most hands on technical training available in BC.

What did you like most about your program?

It was mostly hands-on training combined with some classroom-style work. The industry-educated instructors are very knowledgeable in their craft and they create an accurate representation of an industry kitchen, in terms of structure and service standards.

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Get the attention you deserve.

Our size makes it easy for you to get hands-on learning that will help you through the good times and the bad.

At Thompson Rivers University, be empowered to reach your goals with many learning options. Be supported with individualized student services. Be involved through hands-on learning and research opportunities. Be welcome in our inclusive environment. Join us to discover all that you can be at TRU.

The best things about TRU Life on campus

TRU’s Kamloops campus is situated on the traditional and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

Down Under delegates share in Indigenous exchange

Australian university students and staff spent eight days at TRU as part of an Indigenous exchange. Find out what they learned.

Science students show kids they CanCODE

Teaching kids how to create their own technology, rather than simply consuming, was a main priority.

WolfPack women’s rugby 7’s start second season

I think we definitely have a better chance this year.


Trades & Tech Thursdays

  7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Learn more about trades and tech options while getting answers directly from those in the know.


Copyright: Fair Dealing Week

  10:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn how under certain circumstances, you can use copyrighted materials without permission from the copyright holder.


Indigenous Awareness Week artist talk: Ed Jensen

  11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Local knowledge keeper and craftsman Ed Jensen discusses his work and takes your questions.