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Why Thompson River University?

Thompson Rivers University (commonly referred to as TRU) is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training. Its main campus is in KamloopsBritish ColumbiaCanada, and its name comes from the two rivers which converge in Kamloops, the North Thompson and South Thompson. The university has a satellite campus in Williams Lake, BC and a distance education division called TRU-Open Learning. It also has several international partnerships through its TRU World division.

5 Great Reasons to Choose TRU :

TRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrolment 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 Degrees, Certificates and much more. You can find a complete list of our programs at truworld.ca/programs .

A clear admissions path

Students can apply online through  through one of the many registered agencie TRU works with. Options for combined ESL and academic studies and transfer credits are available.

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 counselling 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 neighbourhoods.