Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

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

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Education & Training (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Engineering & Technology (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

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

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

Amazing
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I would just be starting my program this September

Plan ahead and enjoy learning!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Thompson Rivers University is a small university with advantages and disadvantages. The benefits include smaller classrooms and, therefore, more interaction with classmates and instructors, as well as deeper connections with professors. The issue is that in programs like Physics, not all courses are offered yearly, which can prove to be an issue if one has not planned...

Truth
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have applied, and still need to be accepted. So ask me in 2023.

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

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