24,000 students currently attend Thompson Rivers University. Since almost 20 per cent of them come to us from more than 85 countries around the globe, major international events often carry…..
Law faculty member Nicole Schabus was part of the team helping bring about an unprecedented decision on indigenous land rights in Canada.
The deep relationship between the Secwepemc people and the traditional lands on which TRU resides is now commemorated on campus with an Aboriginal territorial marker.
In an effort to better serve students, TRU is merging a number of campus services into one student identification card this September.
TRU released it’s latest economic and social impact study and estimates the 1,400 full-time equivalent staff positions spin-off into 2,110 jobs locally, and nearly 3,202 jobs province-wide.
The report is based on a study by School of Business and Economics faculty member Laura Lamb.
Summer on the Thompson Rivers University campus: lawns, the brilliance of flower-blooms, panoramic views of the rivers and valleys, and the sound of laughter; it certainly isn’t all about classes in the summer.
Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law received notice that the J.D. program has been approved by the National Approval Committee on Accreditation.
This news comes ahead of the 2015 deadline for other Canadian law schools to receive accreditation.
This month TRU’s Faculty of Law officially opens its space atop Old Main, replete with a law library, law clinic, and moot court in an award-winning renovation best described as inspirational.
Former TRU President Dr. Roger Barnsley is among a group of 25 to receive one of British Columbia’s most prestigious accolades.
Read the May 2014 President’s Report for an overview of recent university news, accomplishments and publications by the TRU community, and a list of upcoming campus events.
As TRU looks forward to the four-day celebration of our graduates this June 11-14, here is a behind-the-scenes look at Convocation.
TRU is reviewing its budget model and is looking for input.
Have your say on May 15 by attending a town hall, 1pm at Irving K. Barber Centre.
Lindsay Langill, TRU’s Dean of Trades and Technology, has been appointed to the Industry Training Authority’s board of directors.
TRU ranked first out of 51 applications submitted for the 2014 Aid to Small Universities (ASU) grant, providing just one more example of the depth and breadth of its research capacity and quality.
Craig Kielburger, Dr. Samantha Nutt, Dr. Evan Adams, Kim Collier, Ron Fawcett, Gordon Campbell and the Honourable Lance Finch former Chief Justice of British Columbia to receive TRU’s highest form of recognition for demonstrated excellence in the fields of public affairs, the sciences, arts, humanities, business and philanthropy.
The recipients will receive their degrees during Spring Convocation Ceremonies June 11-14.