CEL/TRU World: International Work Integrated Learning Project

In this project, The TRU Career & Experiential Learning (CEL) department and TRU World are collaborating to develop international work-integrated learning opportunities that supports students from all TRU Faculties and Schools to participate in international work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities. TRU World, a leader in International Education, has partners around the world that works with TRU […]

Guided short-term outbound mobility projects as gateways to a semester abroad

Thompson Rivers University builds on the success of the initial TRU/GSO-funded project: ‘Guided short-term outbound mobility experiences as gateways to a semester abroad’. ‘Part II – Reviving TRU International Field Schools’ focuses on supporting existing field schools and encouraging the production of new ones. Participating in a short, academic international field school increases students comfort […]

Kw’seltktnéws, TRU Indigenous Culture and Knowledge Makers Exchange Program

Building on Indigenous Cultural Education Exchange program successes and implementing outcomes of Thompson River University’s Indigenous Innovation GSO project, Kw’seltktnéws expands physical and virtual exchange opportunities for Indigenous students at TRU. The project focuses on increasing Indigenous student’s participation in mobility by reducing two critical barriers: cost and the need for wraparound supports. The program […]

TRU Indigenous Student Mobility Program

Thompson Rivers University’s Indigenous Education and All My Relations (AMR) Research Centre collaborated to expand the Indigenous Cultural Education Exchange (ICEE) to engage international partners in the creation of an international cohort of TRU’s Knowledge Makers Journal program. This program builds on the ICEE 3-week short-term program engaging Indigenous (CAN), Aboriginal (AUS) and Maori (NZ) […]

Providing a wraparound support program to prepare TRU students for a study abroad experience

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) created a wraparound support program that provided domestic students the skills and confidence they require to feel comfortable going abroad to non-traditional destinations. The program prepares students for an outbound exchange opportunity and provides the framework for self-reflection upon their return. The program combined Spanish language training focusing on realistic scenarios […]