Thompson Rivers University provides quality education and strives for excellence while ensuring its students get the support they need to succeed. The university welcomes all people and cultures and promotes intercultural understanding.
TRU offers more than 140 on-campus programs and more than 60 Open Learning programs in areas such as arts, business, computer science, education, environment, law, nursing, sciences, social work, tourism and trades and technology. Its average class size is 31 students.
A vibrant community of more than 14,000 students on campus are working towards graduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships, professional certificates, continuing studies, and English as a Second Language. In addition, the university has more than 3,300 international students from over 100 countries. Wherever students are from, TRU helps them follow their passion.
Students enjoy the university's many academic options, individualized support and practical learning experiences. Learners are guided by expert faculty who foster a creative, innovative and flexible learning environment.
Breathtaking Canadian experience
The Kamloops and Williams Lake campuses are based within the traditional territory of the Secwepemc peoples, in the interior of British Columbia. Kamloops is an area of stunning natural beauty, boasting hiking trails, ski runs, rivers, wildlife and rich heritage. It takes around three and a half hours to get there from Vancouver.