Chinese/English bilingual high school opens on TRU campus

October 3, 2016

The long-time partnership between Thompson Rivers University and China-based Maple Leaf Educational Systems has resulted in the opening of a new bilingual Chinese/English high school on TRU’s Kamloops campus. TRU reports that the school will operate as a Group 4 BC Independent School and will be responsible for its own operations, including leasing space from TRU and hiring its own staff. “This collaboration is an example of Maple Leaf’s and TRU’s visionary approach to global education. It will build relationships between the people of China and Canada,” said Alan Shaver, TRU President and Vice-Chancellor. “The smiling students you see here today are a testament to the fact that they share this vision.” TRU