TRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrollment now exceeds 3,000 students from 90 nations worldwide. But why are students from across the world choosing Thompson Rivers University?
Here are 5 great reasons to choose TRU
A wide range of programs
TRU offers over 140 programs, ranging from Master’s Degrees, Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas, Bachelor’s Degrees, Certificates, and much more. You can find a complete list of our programs at truworld.ca/programs
A clear admissions path
Work and study opportunities
Options to work on and off campus are available. TRU also provides a Co-op (Paid Internship) program, where students can gain career-related work experience before graduation.
Individual support to help you succeed
Award-winning student support for international students, as well as on-campus medical and counseling services.
A community to call home
Kamloops is the third largest city in B.C. outside of Vancouver. The city offers a relaxed lifestyle with a warm climate and over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation, a thriving cosmopolitan center, excellent health care, schools, affordable housing and safe neighborhoods.
Thompson Rivers University campuses are on the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (Kamloops campus) and the T’exelc (Williams Lake campus) within Secwepemcúlucw, the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwépemc. The region TRU serves also extends into the territories of the St’át’imc, Nlaka’pamux, Nuxalk, Tŝilhqot’in, Dakelh, and Syilx peoples.
Canada’s first platinum-ranked sustainable university
Winner of Desire2Learn Awards in 2018 and 2020, and the Alan Blizzard Award in 2019 from the Society for Teaching and Learning in High Education
Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities