Dear Sponsor, 

The Thompson Rivers University Students’ Union invites your organization to participate in its annual Back to School Events from September 6 to September 19, 2024. These events are a chance for students to start the academic year with a bang and to become acquainted with their fellow students, faculty, staff, and members of the community.  

Event Date Location
Back-to-School BBQ Fri Sept 6, 2024 10AM-3PM Campus Commons
Welcome Breakfast Fri Sept 13, 2024 Outside Old Main
Outdoor Movie Night Thurs Sept 19, 2024 Campus Commons
  • 2023 Back-to-School BBQ

With more than 7,000 students anticipated to attend these events, participating in these events will allow you to reach out a variety of both new and returning students. 

Your support is a vital part of these events and of the University experience. We appreciate your support to help us enhance our advocacy, services, and entertainment to provide the best possible experience for our members. Your contribution will go a long way in assisting us in providing an incredible start to the 2024/2025 student experience at Thompson Rivers University.  

Thank you for your consideration,  

TRU Students’ Union 

TRU Students' Union

Sponsorship Packages 

The following sponsorship packages outline the various benefits included in each sponsorship level. If you have any questions regarding the sponsorship packages, please contact our Entertainment Coordinator Parth Patel via email at or phone (250) 828-5289.  

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Promotional Table at the Back-to-School BBQ✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Sponsor name announced at all events✔️✔️✔️✔️
Logo displayed as ‘preview’ at the Outdoor Movie Night✔️✔️✔️✔️
Preferred placement at the Back-to-School BBQ✔️✔️✔️✔️
Logo displayed on the Back-to-School BBQ event page✔️✔️✔️
Logo displayed on the promotional banner✔️✔️
Option to be a prize sponsor✔️
Industry partner for the Back-to-School BBQ✔️
Thank you post from the TRUSU Social Media✔️


Sponsorship Add-on Options

  • Power access at your table – $50 (limited locations)
  • Single Vehicle in the BBQ Area – $700
  • Two Vehicles or Single Large Vehicle (Bus etc) in the BBQ Area – $1,400
  • Short Promotional Video Displayed before the Movie at the Movie Night – $500

Applications for sponsorship must be completed by Thursday August 24, 2024 in order to attend the Back-to-School BBQ.

Apply Now!