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Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

Effective Date: 
August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2016
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology  and Royal Roads University.

This memorandum of understanding constitutes an agreement between Royal Roads University (RRU) and Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology (Algonquin). The participating units at the respective institutions are the School of Humanitarian Studies at RRU, the Police and Public Safety Institute and the School of Business at Algonquin.

Objective of the Agreement: 

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Algonquin with appropriate prerequisite qualifications into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies at RRU. By this agreement, applicants from Algonquin who meet the requirements outlined below will be eligible for admission to RRU with full block transfer, provided all other entrance criteria are met (per the program admission requirements on the RRU website) and space remains available in the Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies program.  Entrance to all programs at RRU is on a competitive basis.

 Successful completion of the: 

  • Community and Justice Services Diploma
  • Police Foundations Diploma
  • Law Clerk Diploma (and an Intensive version)
  • Paralegal Diploma

Term of the Agreement: 

This agreement shall be in place for a period of three years commencing August 1, 2013. At the end of this time, the agreement will be subject to review and renewal by RRU. If there are impediments to renewal, RRU will notify the transfer partner of the impediments, with the goal of negotiating a new agreement.  Final approval of the agreement will remain with the President of RRU.

RRU retains the right to limit the number of students admitted under this agreement.

On behalf of Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology:
Kent MacDonald, EdD, President - October 16, 2013

On behalf of Royal Roads University:
Allan Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor - September 9, 2013