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Rosemary Walker cans up a storm. Walker will be selling jams and preserves at the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope on Sept. 8 to honour her neighbour and friend who died from ovarian cancer. (Photo courtesy of Rosemary Walker)

Greater Victoria woman sells jam at cancer walk to ‘preserve’ friend’s memory

The Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope takes place Sept. 8 at Royal Roads University

Rosemary Walker cans up a storm. Walker will be selling jams and preserves at the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope on Sept. 8 to honour her neighbour and friend who died from ovarian cancer. (Photo courtesy of Rosemary Walker)
The University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University unveiled some of their most popular programs. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

Victoria post-secondary schools reveal most popular programs

Camosun College, the University of Victoria and Royal Roads University share students’ top picks

The University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University unveiled some of their most popular programs. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
A June 21 event at Royal Roads University includes host of activities as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Royal Roads University/Facebook)

Indigenous peoples celebrated at Royal Roads

June 21 event includes host of activities as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day

  • Jun 16, 2019
A June 21 event at Royal Roads University includes host of activities as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Royal Roads University/Facebook)
Allan Cahoon, president of Royal Roads University, shows off the new state-of-the-art Sherman Jen building, which will be home to a wide range of fields including environmental science, tourism, and business and international student programs. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Royal Roads University opens state-of-the-art facility

Sherman Jen Building includes 11 classrooms, lab, office spaces

Allan Cahoon, president of Royal Roads University, shows off the new state-of-the-art Sherman Jen building, which will be home to a wide range of fields including environmental science, tourism, and business and international student programs. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has launched a campaign to prevent sexualized violence and misconduct around post-secondary campuses. (iStock photo)

Royal Roads University resources help prevent sexual assault on campus

University receives big response from students advocating against sexual assault

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has launched a campaign to prevent sexualized violence and misconduct around post-secondary campuses. (iStock photo)
Athena Madan is an assistant professor in the school of humanitarian studies at Royal Roads University. (Contributed photo)

Royal Roads professor shares one man’s harrowing tale

H. was recruited into the cocaine industry at nine years old

Athena Madan is an assistant professor in the school of humanitarian studies at Royal Roads University. (Contributed photo)
Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, announced an $180,000 graduate students scholarship fund for Royal Roads at the University campus. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

$180,000 in graduate scholarships for Royal Roads students

$12 million fund announced for graduate student across B.C.

Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, announced an $180,000 graduate students scholarship fund for Royal Roads at the University campus. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

Premier John Horgan joins ceremony at Royal Roads University

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University in Colwood. (Photo courtesy Royal Roads University)

Post-secondary programs considered for Langford

Province funds study to look at need

Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University in Colwood. (Photo courtesy Royal Roads University)
Okanagan College team Emily Pilon (left), Dillan Crema, Loni Johnson and Heidi Hayes found that the best testing in the field is done through observation when it comes to societal problems. Okanagan College won first place in the second round Victoria-based challenge. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Royal Roads hosts design thinking challenge

Okanagan College won second place overall at the challenge

Okanagan College team Emily Pilon (left), Dillan Crema, Loni Johnson and Heidi Hayes found that the best testing in the field is done through observation when it comes to societal problems. Okanagan College won first place in the second round Victoria-based challenge. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Royal Roads University master of arts in leadership-health students engage in a systems thinking activity during their two-week residency this month. (Photo contributed)

Royal Roads University acknowledged as change makers

International network welcomes Colwood university into the fold

  • Nov 12, 2017
Royal Roads University master of arts in leadership-health students engage in a systems thinking activity during their two-week residency this month. (Photo contributed)
The 12 metre-wide Witness Blanket will be on display at Royal Roads University throughout the month. Artist Carey Newman incorporated letters, photographs and part of the actual structure of residential schools into the piece. It has toured across Canada since its completion. (Photo courtesy Carey Newman)

Witness Blanket on display at Royal Roads University this month

Artist Carey Newman will deliver presentation on Aug. 11 at the university’s library

The 12 metre-wide Witness Blanket will be on display at Royal Roads University throughout the month. Artist Carey Newman incorporated letters, photographs and part of the actual structure of residential schools into the piece. It has toured across Canada since its completion. (Photo courtesy Carey Newman)
Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Royal Roads professor thinks there is room for improvement in how characters are portrayed in media

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books
Elinor Dunsmuir (right) pictured with her mother Laura, likely in the 1930s on the family’s property at Hatley Park. Elinor’s life and music will be the subject of a presentation this weekend by UVic graduate Elizabeth Gerow. (Royal Roads University archives)

Elinor Dunsmuir’s music was unique for the time period

University of Victoria graduate will perform pieces written by Elinor at Hatley Castle

Elinor Dunsmuir (right) pictured with her mother Laura, likely in the 1930s on the family’s property at Hatley Park. Elinor’s life and music will be the subject of a presentation this weekend by UVic graduate Elizabeth Gerow. (Royal Roads University archives)
Families picnicked on the lawns in front of Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University at last year’s Mother’s Day Paint-In. This year’s event will feature interpretive presentations on the history of the property and performances from local artists, as well as the arts and crafts fair. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

CELEBRATING MOM: Royal Roads hosts Paint-In this weekend in Colwood

Mother’s Day event promises fun for the whole family

Families picnicked on the lawns in front of Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University at last year’s Mother’s Day Paint-In. This year’s event will feature interpretive presentations on the history of the property and performances from local artists, as well as the arts and crafts fair. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff