Why study at Royal Roads University in Canada

Why Royal Roads


Learn in a new way at Royal Roads

Royal Roads University will give you the tools, training and connections to help you succeed in your degree program and preparing you for the career of your dreams.

ENHANCED LEARNING MODEL

Our degree programs follow a unique learning model that will help you get the most out of your studies. You will learn, grow and achieve by working in groups with your classmates. This gives you the opportunity to share ideas and challenge yourself. The student to faculty ratio of 12:1 allows for small classes and one-on-one attention.

LEARN IN THE WORKPLACE

We understand what’s happening in the real world of work. This is why we provide meaningful and practical degrees alongside internship opportunities, helping you have a successful career once you graduate. Our programs have been created with input from industry leaders, so you can be confident that you will get the right blend of skills employers are looking for. You will learn from professors who are experts in their fields, who are passionate about teaching and student success.

A HISTORIC AND STUNNING CAMPUS

Our beautiful oceanfront campus is a National Heritage Site with the magnificent Hatley Castle at its center and kilometers of walking, hiking and biking trails. Look out to the horizon and you will find views of the Pacific Ocean and the United States Olympic mountain range. The vibrant and welcoming city of Victoria, Canada is located just twenty minutes from campus.

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FANTASTIC RESULTS

A degree from Royal Roads University is more than a list of courses or subjects. It shows your commitment to your professional and personal development. With these qualities you will be in the best position to decide whether to build your successful career at home, or in Canada.

POST-GRADUATION AND OFF-CAMPUS WORK PERMIT PROGRAMS in Canada

Royal Roads University graduates are eligible to apply for the Canadian post-graduation work permit program of up to 3 years to gain work experience and potentially obtain permanent residency in Canada. Current students are also eligible to apply for a permit to work off campus for up to 20 hours per week.

RRU facts


  • Location: British Columbia, Canada
  • Year founded: 1995
  • Campus size: 565 acres
  • Student population: 5,300 (550+ international students from 60+ countries)
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 12 to 1
  • Class size: Small, with 25 students on average

Gisella from Paraguay testimonial at Royal Roads University

"I chose Royal Roads University because it's one of the best universities in Canada, and also because it has a high quality of education for international students."


Gisella from Paraguay Master of Global Management

Royal Roads University International Study Centre