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Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning

The Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is a public educational institution dedicated to providing lifelong learning opportunities through distance education.

TRU-OL's role is to provide leadership in the development and implementation of open learning in BC, and to coordinate open-learning opportunities in BC. ("Open learning" means a flexible approach to delivering programs, with the goal of increasing access to learning opportunities.) Through TRU-OL, students can enroll in courses delivered by the province's other participating universities (eg-Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia and University of Victoria). TRU-OL also grants academic credit for non-formal learning and skills and knowledge gained in the workplace.

TRU-OL delivers about 200 distance education courses and grants a variety of certificate, diploma, and degree credentials that are recognized throughout BC and beyond by other educational institutions and employers. TRU-OL also offers secondary school completion opportunities.

TRU-OL serves students throughout Canada and, in some cases, the world. TRU-OL is committed to accessibility, opportunity and flexibility in education.

TRU-OL offers a wide range of support services through its Student Services,and Education Information Departments. Staff can help students develop educational plans and provide information about entrance requirements, prerequisites, transfer credit, challenge credit and course sequencing and selection.


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