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

Why Royal Roads University?

Discover our beautiful and historic campus, and hear from our students why they chose to study here.

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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.


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

You will feel inspired by fresh air and nature as you explore our oceanfront campus. At the centre you'll find the historic Hatley Castle, a top filming location for movies such as the X-Men. There's also a lagoon and rare bird sanctuary and a beach where you can try watersports and enjoy views of the Olympic Mountains in the USA.

Fantastic student life

Our safe and friendly campus has 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. You will find grocery stores, restaurants and cinemas in the local area, and the vibrant city of Victoria is just 20 minutes away by car.

Build your life in canada

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.

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


International students in Canada have excellent opportunities

City of Victoria

Nearby city of Victoria has a fascinating history with many top attractions

Our programs

We offer a range of study pathways and direct entry program options