Royal Roads University
a world of opportunity

Located in one of Canada's most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University will give you the tools, training and connections to help you succeed in your degree program and prepare you for the career of your dreams.

Why Royal Roads University?

• Practical and meaningful degrees, with internships and work experience
• Learn with the same group of classmates throughout your degree
• Opportunity to work and live in Canada after you graduate

• Graduates may qualify to live and work in Canada permanently
• Safe location close to Victoria a city of culture and festivals
• Beautiful campus with a castle, colorful peacocks, ocean views and more

Discover Royal Roads University

Take a look around the campus and hear from our students why they chose to study at the Royal Roads University International Study Centre.

Why Study at Royal Roads University ISC

Practical degrees and internships

Degree programs at Royal Roads University are designed to help you succeed in your chosen career, whether you want to work in your home country or in Canada. Most degrees include an internship, which is the perfect way to gain the work experience and skills employers are looking for.

Unique learning model

The learning model at Royal Roads University will help you get the most out of your studies. You will learn, grow and achieve with the same group of classmates from the start of your program, right up until you graduate. Your network of university contacts will be able to support you for many years to come.

A campus full of surprises

The beautiful oceanfront campus has 230 hectares of parks, woods and trails with the magnificent Hatley Castle, a top Hollywood location for movies such as the X-Men, at its centre. You will feel inspired by fresh air and nature as you explore a lagoon and rare bird sanctuary, relax on the beach , have a go at kayaking and enjoy distant views of Olympic Mountains in the USA.

Fantastic student life

You'll experience a safe and friendly atmosphere on campus, with a café that serves tasty food, a shop that sells study supplies and a recreation centre where you can have a go at volleyball, yoga and even Bollywood dance. There are grocery stores, restaurants and cinemas in the local area and the city of Victoria is just 20 minutes away by car.

Results and opportunities

Canada is a welcoming country that offers excellent opportunities for international students who want to work during their degree and after graduation. Once you graduate from Royal Roads University you may be able to apply for permanent residency, so that you can live and work in Canada permanently.

Prepare for studying at Royal Roads University

If you don't meet the entry requirements for a direct entry degree at Royal Roads University, you can first study a program at the International Study Centre to help you prepare.

Find out more about what studying at the International Study Centre can do for you.

Royal Roads University facts and figures

  • Location: British Columbia, Canada
  • Year founded: 1995
  • Landmarks: Hatley Castle, built in 1908
  • Campus size: 565 acres
  • Student population: 5,300 (550+ international students from 60+ countries)
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 12 to 1

Study in Canada

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Explore our programs

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