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  The Directory of Canadian universities - Royal Roads University
Royal Roads University is distinct among Canadian institutions for its academic programs and educational philosophy, as well as its unparalleled setting and history.
In addition to being a member of the Association of Uni-versities and Colleges of Canada, Royal Roads University is a founding partner of the Canadian Virtual University and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies, and the Western Canadian Deans of Graduate Studies.
Royal Roads University is committed to preparing learners for the global workforce.
www.aucc.ca /can_uni/our_universities/royal_roads_e.html   (1174 words)

  
  Royal Roads University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Royal Roads University (RRU) is a public university located in Colwood, a suburb of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Royal Roads leases the land from the Department of National Defense for $1 per year and assumes all stewardship responsibilities related to the site including the cost of site management, operations, restoration and public education.
In 1995, the military college was closed and the land and facilities leased by the government of British Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Roads_University   (490 words)

  
 University Transfer Program
Faculty at RRU are leaders in their fields who share a passion for teaching and learning and a commitment to creating a supportive learning environment that is challenging, collaborative and engaging.
Royal Roads learners share a wealth of experience, a passion for learning, and a desire to be challenged.
University transfer students, who eventually transfer to UI to complete their third and fourth year of undergraduate studies, will obtain a UI degree in their area of specialization.
www.royalcanadiancollege.com /transfer.htm   (2029 words)

  
 Royal Roads Military College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Royal Roads Military College (RRMC) was a Canadian military college (1941 to 1995) located in Hatley Park, just outside Victoria, British Columbia.
Currently it is being used as the campus for Royal Roads University, a public university that offers applied and professional programs.
The centrepiece of the campus is Hatley Castle, constructed in the early part of the 20th century by B.C. coal baron James Dunsmuir for his wife, Laura.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Roads_Military_College   (182 words)

  
 Royal Roads University student residence accommodation lodging rooms Colwood, Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
RRU is the only public university in Canada with an entire mandate that exclusively encompasses applied and professional programs and applied research - and offers learning (both in content and delivery) specifically designed for people focused on their careers through applied and professional programs.
Royal Roads is authorized to grant degrees as a public university by the Province of British Columbia through the Royal Roads University Act.
Royal Roads University is also planning a private-sector partner to finance and build a 150-room hotel and conference centre on its Colwood campus for 2007.
www.victorialodging.com /royal-roads/index.html   (1223 words)

  
 Royal Roads University Act
(3) The university is an agent of the government for the purpose of leasing land for use as a campus for the university.
(3) All degrees of the university are conferred by the chancellor.
17 The university is not liable to taxation except to the extent that the government is liable.
www.qp.gov.bc.ca /statreg/stat/R/96409_01.htm   (1614 words)

  
 Concordia Institute of Business: MBA Scholarship Information
Royal Roads University in Canada and Concordia Institute of Business in Auckland will be offering scholarships to suitable candidates towards the completion of the Royal Roads University’s MBA in Executive Management degree, commencing in 2005.
Royal Roads University was founded by the British Columbia Government, and is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and Canadian Virtual University.
Royal Roads University is committed to continually improving the teaching and learning exchange by providing faculty with ongoing professional development and a supportive learning environment.
www.concordia.ac.nz /info/mbascholarship.html   (427 words)

  
 BILL 49 -- 1995: ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY ACT
3 (1) Royal Roads University is established as a corporation and is composed of the board and convocation.
(3) The university is an agent of the Crown in right of the Province for the purpose of leasing land for use as a campus for the university.
4 (1) The convocation of the university is established and is composed of
www.legis.gov.bc.ca /1995/1ST_READ/gov49-1.htm   (1883 words)

  
 Institutional Expertise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Welcome to Royal Roads University, a community of on-campus and distance learners dedicated to innovation in post-secondary education.
At Royal Roads, our short, intensive residency periods combined with distance learning allow professionals to continue to work at their jobs, raise their families, and balance other responsibilities, while enhancing their careers.
International linkages with colleges and universities which would allow students to complete the last 2 years of their undergraduate degree at Royal Roads in our intensive 12 month program (ideal for 2+1 or 3+1 programs).
www.bccie.bc.ca /bccie/clients&partners/projects/institutional_expertise.asp?Inst_ID=45   (1204 words)

  
 Adobe - Showcase : Adobe Case Study : Royal Roads University
Royal Roads also wanted to address the differences in learning style and prior knowledge among its diverse student body.
Royal Roads finds that this messaging system increases one-to-one interaction between students and instructors, and students like the convenience of not having to check message boards.
Royal Roads uses Macromedia Flash to deliver course materials to students, which solves several key technical issues for the online learning program.
www.adobe.com /cfusion/showcase/index.cfm?event=casestudyprint&casestudyid=1832&loc=en_us   (1383 words)

  
 ROYAL ROADS FACULTY RATIFIES AGREEMENT
VICTORIA Royal Roads University faculty members have ratified their five-year agreement by 100 per cent, Finance Minister Carole Taylor announced today.
This is the first collective agreement negotiated between the university and the newly formed Faculty Association.
“Royal Roads University gives mid-career professionals a chance to advance their careers, and this agreement will help ensure those students and their employers continue to receive the benefit of higher education,” Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell said.
www2.news.gov.bc.ca /news_releases_2005-2009/2006FIN0097-000459.htm   (305 words)

  
 Hatley Castle Victoria British Columbia
On 13 December 1940 HMCS Royal Roads was commissioned as an Officer Training Establishment for short-term probationary RCNVR sub-lieutenants and operated as such until October 1942.
Royal Roads University was created on 21 June 1995 by an act of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia.
On 31 August 1995 Royal Roads Military College ceased to exist and the facilities were turned over to Royal Roads University on 1 September 1995.
www.hatleycastle.com   (1049 words)

  
 Millennium Project Papers
Most of our colleges and universities continue to be focused on high-cost, low-technology, residential education and on the outmoded idea that quality in education is linked to exclusivity of access and extravagance of resources.
It is here that Royal Roads University has firmly established itself as the alternative model of an institution capable of serving not just its geographical region but, indeed, the world itself.
Two weeks from today, I will be addressing the faculty of another Canadian university, the University of Toronto, to convey a hearty “Happy Birthday” on the 175th anniversary of its charter, from its sister university south of the border, the University of Michigan.
milproj.ummu.umich.edu /publications/speculations   (2891 words)

  
 ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY
Royal Roads University, the library was in desperate need of a makeover.
The new university would be mostly graduate degrees and certificates in the relatively narrow field of business with most students using the distance education program.
It was to be “a new university library serving a new suite of programs and a new model.” Distance education was the main format for teaching courses.
www.slais.ubc.ca /courses/libr500/04-05-wt1/www/M_Groberman/rru.htm   (326 words)

  
 The Communication Initiative - Royal Roads University - Canada
RRU offers programmes that provide education based on the needs, schedules and lifestyles of learners and the demands of the global marketplace.
Royal Roads University's Conflict Analysis and Management programme is designed to produce leaders in the field of conflict management and resolution.
The Royal Roads MBA in Executive Management with a specialisation in Leadership aims to build the strategic skills that business growth depends upon while providing a broad understanding of the critical issues in management leadership.
www.comminit.com /universities/uc/sld-2499.html   (796 words)

  
 Royal Roads Heritage Fund - Victoria - BC - Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Royal Roads University Foundation (RRU Foundation) was initiated in 1999 to secure charitable donations for the university’s priority funding needs.
This lease charges Royal Roads with the stewardship and responsibility to protect the cultural and natural assets and to educate the public about Canada’s heritage.
On behalf of the people of Canada, Royal Roads University proudly accepts this responsibility and is embracing the challenge by developing the tourism potential of the site while at the same time creating new tourism educational opportunities for industry.
www.hatleypark.ca /about-us/heritage-fund.htm   (348 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Royal Roads University (RRU) is unique in Canada, with a "special purpose" mandate to provide lifelong learning to working professionals in the global economy.
Royal Roads University recognizes the value of "real-world learning" and will offer academic credit for appropriate work experience through the use of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) programs.
Royal Roads University is located 25 minutes drive from the downtown of the city of Victoria.
www.trainingcanada.ca /index.php?action=viewprofile&ID=14   (611 words)

  
 Vancouver Island Technology Park
One of Canada's newest universities, Royal Roads University is also unique in Canada, with a mandate to provide lifelong learning for mid-career professionals working in the global economy.
Royal Roads University prides itself on "real time, real world, 21st-century learning." Degrees are offered through the latest distance learning technologies combined with on-site residencies, and in a unique "fast-track" format.
Royal Roads' executive management programs can benefit start-up research firms whose principals are from a research background and lack business management skills.
www.vitp.ca /partners/rru.asp   (503 words)

  
 Royal Roads University
Royal Roads University's Public Relations Management Graduate Certificate Program will provide you with the strategic skills you need.
The Royal Roads MBA in Public Relations and Communication Management meets that challenge, while anticipating the issues of tomorrow.
The Royal Roads programs are flexible and relevant, combining the benefits of short, on-campus residencies with the convenience of Internet learning.
www.cprscalgary.org /bins/content_page.asp?cid=263-267   (275 words)

  
 USG: Skinner To Depart Georgia GLOBE, Assume Presidency of Royal Roads University
Skinner, who has served in his current post with the University System of Georgia since May of 1999, has accepted the presidency of Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia.
The University's board of governor's announced his appointment to the presidency yesterday (Sept. 12).
The University achieved considerable publicity for providing every student, professor, and nearly all staff members with a personal notebook computer and Internet access at a time when such programs were in their infancy.
www.usg.edu /news/2002/091302.phtml   (482 words)

  
 Webshots Message Board: "Japanese Garden, Royal Roads University, British Columbia"
Royal Roads University is just North of Victoria along the coast.
For many years (and until just a several years ago) Royal Roads University was a military training college for cadets.
Royal Roads University’s Chinese Gardens is just one of the many beautiful places to visit (some others being Butchart Gardens and Beacon Hill Park etc.)while in Victoria.
www.webshots.com /MessageBoard/MessageBoard.fcgi?action=showmessage&messageid=3086299&sourceid=32178&source=p&page=0   (340 words)

  
 Royal Roads University (GD.com Profile)
Royal Roads University is located on a spectacular 565-acre ocean-front heritage site near Victoria, B.C. One of B.C.'s newest universities, Royal Roads was founded in 1995 to offer innovative programs primarily to professionals working in the global economy.
Royal Roads University recognizes the value of "real-world learning" and will offer academic credit for appropriate work experience through the use of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) programs.
RRU's applied research division is known as the Centre for Economic Development and Applied Research (CEDAR).
www.globaldaigaku.com /global/en/schoolsearch/detail/461/index.html   (556 words)

  
 PMI Southern Alberta Chapter
Royal Roads offers a University Graduate Certificate Program in Project Management.
Royal Roads University’s six month Project Management Graduate Certificate program is a combination of on-campus residencies and Internet based distance learning.
Royal Roads University’s blended learning model combines brief on campus residencies with Internet-based distance learning.
www.pmisac.com /index.php?id=261   (196 words)

  
 Joseph Gosnell Speech to Royal Roads University Graduates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Here is the text of his speech to the first graduating class of the new university.
As the manager of more than two billion dollars in assets, he is aware his clients will not invest their money if there is a good chance that, due to political instability, they may lose it.
According to the 1996 Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (another one!), the total cost of maintaining the status quo - under the universally despised and obsolete Indian Act - is a staggering 7.5 billion dollars a year.
www.kermode.net /nisgaa/no_frames/gosnell.html   (1996 words)

  
 BILL 49 -- 1995: ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY ACT
3 (1) Royal Roads University is established as a corporation and is composed of the board and convocation.
(3) The university is an agent of the Crown in right of the Province for the purpose of leasing land for use as a campus for the university.
4 (1) The convocation of the university is established and is composed of
www.leg.bc.ca /1995/1st_read/gov49-1.htm   (1883 words)

  
 Canada Research Chair Program - Research Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Her doctorate is from York university; it examined theoretical aspects of sustainability in rapidly changing societies.
She is a member of the UNEP Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) Soil and Sediment Subcommittee exploring the interrelationships and interdependence of soil, freshwater and marine sediments.
She has taught at the University of British Columbia and is currently teaching at Royal Roads.
www.sustainablecommunities.crcresearch.org /team.html   (3985 words)

  
 Partner Institutions
Royal Roads University's activities and offerings reflect its four founding themes: entrepreneurship and management, leadership, environmental sustainability, and conflict resolution.
IDC has partnered with Royal Roads University whereby IDC, as Royal Road's Technology Transfer Office, now provides its full suite of technology transfer services and support to the University's faculty, staff and students.
Founded in 1949, Shizuoka University has two main campuses located in the Hamamatsu and Shizuoka prefectures, both of which are located on the central Japanese island of Honshu, southwest of Tokyo.
web.uvic.ca /idc/EN/main/partners/13156.html   (721 words)

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