Still using Internet Explorer?

You'll have a happier experience on the TRU website — and most other sites — if you update to a modern web browser such as Firefox, Chrome, or Edge. You can continue to use Internet Explorer for certain tasks, such as using Banner.

Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary
Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary

TRU Start

TRU Start Information Session

Everyone is welcome to attend!
We’ll have a TRU faculty on hand, past TRU Start students, and TRU staff to answer any questions.

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: House of Learning (HOL) 190, TRU Kamloops Campus

Questions about TRU Start or the Information Session? Contact Future Students

High School Transition Opportunities

Thompson Rivers University provides various academic transitions opportunities for current grade 12 students in our region. High school students are able to experience post-secondary education and are able to apply for funding, which if successful, may cover the costs of tuition, ancillary fees and books.

TRU Start Campus Courses

Choose from courses in English, economics, psychology, math, sociology, and early childhood education.

Admission Criteria

In addition to meeting the TRU course and program requirements prior to the start date of classes, students are required to meet the following TRU Start Admission Criteria as documented on their high school report card:

  • Minimum overall average of ‘B’
  • Exemplary attendance record and attitude towards learning
Application Process

Interested students can download the application. The completed application must be received by TRU Admissions before April 1, 2020.

Please note that only fully completed applications with signatures from a parent/guardian, will be reviewed and ranked by the TRU Start Committee.

For more information on the TRU Start Application process, please contact the TRU Future Students Office at 250-828-5006 or email

Search To Top