Read the Fall 2014 edition of Bridges Magazine, featuring campus news, student initiatives, the latest in faculty and student research and community partnerships, and other stories about TRU alumni, students, faculty and staff.

From simple measures to large-scale initiatives, TRU has taken tangible strides to reduce its carbon footprint and increase environmental sustainability.


The cheerful cart that has been appearing regularly on Student Street this semester offers more than gift and food items. Conceived and developed by students in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) program, the kiosk has done a brisk business while the students gain hands-on experience and the confidence to interact with the community.


Stay warm, dry, and safe outdoors whether on foot or on the road with safety tips from TRU’s Health and Safety Officer, Gordon Maurits.

School District 73 and TRU are collaborating to deliver a unique education opportunity for students in the region to sample university while they are still attending high school. The two institutions will offer dual credits in new construction and mechanical trades sampler courses, administered and taught through TRU faculty to eligible students in Grades 10 through 12, at the new NorKam Trades and Technology School.


The Williams Lake and District Credit Union (WLDCU) has pledged $100,000 over the next 10 years to assist in the operation of the health centre at TRU’s Williams Lake campus. This generous donation has resulted in renaming the health centre to the Williams Lake and District Credit Union Community Health Centre.