International Activity at TRUTRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrolment now exceeds 1,500 students per semester, with students coming from more than 80 nations worldwide.
In addition, the university is engaged in 50 bilateral student exchange agreements with partner institutions around the world. TRU is also a member of the Washington, DC-based International Student Exchange Program (ISEP). Through ISEP, TRU students are also able to take advantage of more than 100 exchange opportunities around the world.
Thompson Rivers is a Canadian leader in knowledge export, delivering TRU curricula overseas through joint and accredited programs with institutional partners in China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and, within the next year, also in Vietnam and Dubai.
TRU also undertakes a wide range of customized training and consulting projects for international clients. These programs are most often delivered at the main TRU campus in Kamloops, in the surrounding communities and/or in the client's home country. One of TRU’s largest streams of programming in this area combines English language and teacher training for groups of qualified teachers from abroad.