About Royal Roads
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university.
We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle. Our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
We’ve got a unique learning model – we call it “effective”
The programs offered at Royal Roads University provide our learners with the tools and techniques required to be effective after graduation. Whether you’re looking for a new career or want to improve your standing, financially and professionally, within your current organization, our blended learning model of online courses and intensive, on-campus residencies lets you use what you learn, today.
Our online learning model allows you to continue working while you complete your degree. The program begins with a short, on-campus residency that allows you to meet the rest of the learners in your cohort, followed by distance courses that deliver the theoretical and information-based material in the program. Moodle, the platform used for online learning, facilitates the delivery of learning materials while providing you with the ability to interact and engage with fellow students and professors.
A sustainable future
At Royal Roads University, we understand that environmental leadership is required and we’re proud that our students, faculty, and staff support this direction. Climate change is one of the most critical challenges of our time, and we are focused on initiatives that support campus sustainability. Environmental sustainability is not only intrinsically linked to our teaching and research mandate, it’s a challenge that calls for the kind of interdisciplinary and collaborative problem-solving at which we excel.
In addition to your tuition fees, the cost of living will depend on your personal circumstances. The calculations below are approximate numbers based on a single student on a one-month basis. All fees are in Canadian Dollars and are subject to change.
- Accommodation and Utilities (depending on type of accommodation): $750
- Food: $300
- Transportation (Public transportation): $77
- Health insurance (BC Medical Plan after 3 months in Canada): $75
- Miscellaneous: $250
Our Campus Housing department is able to offer accommodations to distance students for short-term residencies, but does not offer full-time housing for students in full-time on-campus programs. Students looking for full-time accommodations need to arrange their own home-stay or private rental. Our Student Handbook offers tips on how to find a great place to stay while you study at Royal Roads.
You can also check the site for more tips and information: royalroads.och101.com
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