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Student Life

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Student Life

Peer Mentor Programs

Peer mentorship programs are a way for you to develop your skills and engage with campus life while supporting your peers.

Student Life

Student Leadership

The purpose of the conference is to encourage aspiring and active student leaders to explore their knowledge, skills and values as they relate to leadership.

Career & Experiential Learning


Volunteering is a great way to develop experience that will help you with your career development and can be one of the most fulfilling experiences of your life.

The Omega is Thompson Rivers University's independent student newspaper and news website.

TRU World

Study Abroad

The Study Abroad program allows students to live and study in a different country for one or two semesters.

Campus Radio CFBX

Campus Radio

CFBX is a campus-based community station that adheres to the policies, ideas and ideals of other campus radio stations.

Future Students

How to Pay Tuition and Fees

Payment methods include via myTRU, online banking, and in person at the campus cashier.

Future Students

Tuition Deposit

Students are required to pay a tuition deposit prior to registering for fall and winter semester courses.

Enrolment Services

Tuition and Fee Details

Wondering how much it costs for an undergraduate education at TRU?

Important details regarding tuition fees.

Future Students

Cost Estimator

Use the undergraduate cost estimator to help give you a rough idea for budgeting purposes.

Financial Services

Tuition Sponsorship

TRU's sponsorship model is centered around the needs of our students.

Future Students

Funding Your Education

Thompson Rivers University is able to offer hundreds of awards worth over a million dollars each year to TRU students.

The Thompson Rivers University Students’ Union runs an extended health and dental plan for members for one reason – to make health coverage affordable.



The TRUSU UPASS is an unlimited transit pass for the City of Kamloops provided to every student enrolled at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops.

The Students’ Union offers an emergency bursary program as well as bursaries from the TRUSU Endowment.

Financial Services

Filing Taxes

Most TRU students get a Tuition Tax Receipt (T2202). You need this when filing your income tax.

Faculty of Education & Social Work

Service Learning

For community-minded first-year students wanting exposure to academic, volunteer service and cultural experience connected within and beyond the university context.

TRU Global Competency allows students to earn formal recognition for their intercultural and international experiences.

The Leadership in Environmental Sustainability certificate allows students to earn formal recognition for their knowledge, skills, awareness, and attitudes that contribute to environmental sustainability competency.

Research & Graduate Studies

Undergraduate Research

Engaging in undergraduate research will increase your academic and professional success.

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