TRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrolment now exceeds 2,000 students from 85 nations worldwide.

Top reasons to study here

  • Our size makes it easy for you to get hands-on learning that will help you through the good times and the bad.
  • Conditional admissions available.
  • TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge exams accepted but not required.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (19)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Social Sciences (7)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (6)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Education & Training (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Humanities (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

Education

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.

Career

Work and study opportunities

  • Options to work on and off campus
  • Combined study and work programs
  • Credit transfer from recognized institutions overseas
  • International exchange programs
  • Scholarship programs
  • Global Competency Certificate

Services

Student services

  • Academic advising and program planning

Housing services

  • Homestay, residence, or apartment housing

Medical services

  • Medical services on campus

Student Life

Campus life

TRU’s beautiful main campus is located in the heart of Kamloops, British Columbia, serving a community of 100,000 people. A welcoming city in a spectacular setting, Kamloops offers a safe environment, affordability and a wide variety of activities. The city is a 3.5-hour drive or 45-minute flight from Vancouver.

Student Reviews

Very friendly teacher and good student involvement.
Anonymous rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
Very friendly teacher and good student involvement.
If you are not used to Canada, bring warm jackets and clothe...
Kimberley Taylor rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
If you are not used to Canada, bring warm jackets and clothes! It gets very cold here.