New Student Orientation

Our Student Engagement Team is here to ensure your RRU experience is as smooth and enjoyable as possible!

We provide a variety of services to help introduce new students to the campus, the community, and our learning environment.

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The LaunchPad: Orientation to RRU

  • The LaunchPad is your online orientation to RRU. The LaunchPad is located in Moodle and contains information and videos about what it’s like to be an RRU student and the skills and tools you need to succeed in your program. You will also have the opportunity to connect with other new students through the LaunchPad’s Student Café. You will have access to The LaunchPad as soon as your student account is activated.
  • Once you have completed the LaunchPad, you are also invited to participate in a real-time orientation Q&A with our Orientation Assistants and other new students. Visit the LaunchPad Live schedule to find out when is the next session!

International Student Online Orientation 

As new international students, you will likely have additional questions about transitioning to RRU and life in Canada. Our Student Engagement Team has designed a free, three-day online International Student Orientation, which aims to ease the process of adapting to a new social and academic environment at Royal Roads University. All new international students must attend the International Student Online Orientation. 

International Student Orientation provides an opportunity for you to meet RRU staff and current students who will help you settle into your virtual life at RRU. It also enables you to meet new friends who will be sharing this learning journey with you. The following topics will be covered: Settlement Services, Health Insurance, Counselling Services, Immigration, Indigenous Student Services, Working in Canada, Getting Involved, Tips for Success in the Canadian Classroom and Crossing Cultures. 

Contact us

For more information, please contact International Student Support.

If you have any questions related to COVID-19, then please visit our COVID-19 Information webpage or contact us using our COVID-19 Contact Page.