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Shae Harding with Tsawout First Nation Fisheries hangs up T-shirts featuring aquatic animals painted by children attending Tsawout First Nation’s celebrations on National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Local Indigenous cultures celebrated across Greater Victoria

National Indigenous Peoples Day sees heritage highlighted across the region

 

Thousands gathered for the last National Indigenous Peoples Day at Royal Roads University, held in 2019. The celebrations are returning to the campus this year on June 21 starting at 10 a.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations return to Royal Roads University June 21

The celebrations are returning to campus in-person for the first time since 2019

 

Deborah Saucier, president of Vancouver Island University; Craig Davis, president and head of college for Pearson College and Philip Steenkamp, president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University stand in front of Hatley Castle after signing off on the creation of a new Climate Action Leadership Diploma program. (Photo courtesy of Royal Roads University)

Trio of Vancouver Island schools partner on new climate action leadership program

Royal Roads, Vancouver Island University team up with Pearson College for project

Deborah Saucier, president of Vancouver Island University; Craig Davis, president and head of college for Pearson College and Philip Steenkamp, president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University stand in front of Hatley Castle after signing off on the creation of a new Climate Action Leadership Diploma program. (Photo courtesy of Royal Roads University)
Philip Steenkamp, president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University, and Solara Goldwynn, food systems manager, plant the first crops of the university’s new kitchen garden. (Justin Samanski-Langile/News Staff)

Royal Roads University unveils new food garden to support community needs

Wednesday’s unveiling also served as the kickoff for the 2022 Vision in Bloom fundraising campaign

Philip Steenkamp, president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University, and Solara Goldwynn, food systems manager, plant the first crops of the university’s new kitchen garden. (Justin Samanski-Langile/News Staff)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted his government’s electric vehicle moves during an appearance at Royal Roads University in Colwood on April 11. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Prime minister rolls into Greater Victoria to boost Liberal electric vehicle moves

Trudeau advanced EV sales mandates, faced questions on where electricity will come from

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted his government’s electric vehicle moves during an appearance at Royal Roads University in Colwood on April 11. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
A coastal wolf was seen at Royal Roads University on April 1. (Photo courtesy of Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild)

Wolf sighting reported at Royal Roads campus in Colwood

University sent out an alert early Friday afternoon (April 1)

A coastal wolf was seen at Royal Roads University on April 1. (Photo courtesy of Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild)
Katerina Moiseeva, who grew up and has lived most of her life in Moscow but is now a masters student at Royal Roads University, said it has been difficult being a Russian since President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Russian living in Langford fears for her country as Putin’s war wages on

As devastation spreads across Ukraine, Russia’s national identity suffers at home and abroad

Katerina Moiseeva, who grew up and has lived most of her life in Moscow but is now a masters student at Royal Roads University, said it has been difficult being a Russian since President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Royal Roads University’s Hatley Castle lit up in yellow and blue, the colours of Ukraine’s flag, in a show of support for the country. (Courtesy Royal Roads University)

Royal Roads University lights Hatley Castle in solidarity with Ukraine

Castle to be lit yellow and blue overnight from March 8 to 21

Royal Roads University’s Hatley Castle lit up in yellow and blue, the colours of Ukraine’s flag, in a show of support for the country. (Courtesy Royal Roads University)
Royal Roads University has purchased 798 Goldstream Ave. in central Langford, which is currently home to Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church. While the school said plans have yet to be finalized, Mayor Stew Young said he is confident the property will be developed into a long-desired university or college campus in the city. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Mayor confident Langford will see university campus after Royal Roads University land purchase

New campus would get students out of Highway 1 commute, could include performing arts centre

Royal Roads University has purchased 798 Goldstream Ave. in central Langford, which is currently home to Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church. While the school said plans have yet to be finalized, Mayor Stew Young said he is confident the property will be developed into a long-desired university or college campus in the city. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Coastal wolves have been spotted on Royal Roads’ campus. (File photo courtesy of Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild)

Wolves spotted at Royal Roads, school warns dog owners to keep pups leashed

School said wolves have been seen and heard on the university’s 565-acre campus

Coastal wolves have been spotted on Royal Roads’ campus. (File photo courtesy of Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild)
Canadian astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield relaxes before launch, ahead of a past trip to the International Space Station. He spoke to Black Press Media this week about his time at Royal Roads Military College. (Courtesy Cmdr. Chris Hadfield)

Colwood university ‘renames’ stairway after alumnus Chris Hadfield

‘For me it all started there, just up the hill from Hatley Castle,’ Canadian astronaut says

Canadian astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield relaxes before launch, ahead of a past trip to the International Space Station. He spoke to Black Press Media this week about his time at Royal Roads Military College. (Courtesy Cmdr. Chris Hadfield)
Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University in Colwood. The university featured in a Jeopardy! clue on Tuesday’s show. (Black Press Media file photo)

What is British Columbia? Royal Roads University featured in Jeopardy! clue

University sees the shoutout as a positive way to bring global attention to the school

Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University in Colwood. The university featured in a Jeopardy! clue on Tuesday’s show. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mitzi Dean, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin, speaking outside the newly unveiled Dogwood Auditorium at Royal Roads University, on Oct. 8. Due to COVID-19, the event was livestreamed. (Screengrab)

Royal Roads University unveils new conference centre at site of old pool in Colwood

The space will be open for public bookings starting January 2022

Mitzi Dean, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin, speaking outside the newly unveiled Dogwood Auditorium at Royal Roads University, on Oct. 8. Due to COVID-19, the event was livestreamed. (Screengrab)
Royal Roads University in Colwood is hosting vaccination clinics on the next three Wednesdays in September. (Black Press Media file photo)

Royal Roads University opens vaccination clinics to the public in Colwood

Wednesday clinics will allow “everyone in the community” to get their 1st or 2nd dose

Royal Roads University in Colwood is hosting vaccination clinics on the next three Wednesdays in September. (Black Press Media file photo)
Royal Roads University business students will raise funds for B.C. wildfire relief efforts by selling eco-friendly tote bags and T-shirts via their new e-commerce store, Shop Solidarity. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria business students’ e-commerce initiative funds wildfire relief

Royal Roads trio selling eco-friendly tote bags and T-shirts to help those in need

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Royal Roads University business students will raise funds for B.C. wildfire relief efforts by selling eco-friendly tote bags and T-shirts via their new e-commerce store, Shop Solidarity. (Black Press Media file photo)
Royal Roads University issued a campus-wide alert Aug. 16 after what is thought to be a wolf was spotted at the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Submitted/BC Parks)

Royal Roads warns campus of possible wolf sighting at Esquimalt Lagoon

University says creature spotted was likely a wolf

Royal Roads University issued a campus-wide alert Aug. 16 after what is thought to be a wolf was spotted at the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Submitted/BC Parks)
Dr. Bonnie Henry will speak at Royal Roads’ changemaker series on July 13 at 7 p.m. free to watch online. (Courtesy of Royal Roads University)

Colwood-based series features Dr. Bonnie Henry on pandemic perseverance

Royal Roads University hosting free online speaker series event on July 13

Dr. Bonnie Henry will speak at Royal Roads’ changemaker series on July 13 at 7 p.m. free to watch online. (Courtesy of Royal Roads University)
A new climate action masters program laun ched May 31 at Royal Roads University. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood’s Royal Roads University launches climate action leadership masters program

New program’s graduates could help inform CleanBC plan, says minister Anne Kang

A new climate action masters program laun ched May 31 at Royal Roads University. (Black Press Media file photo)
Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Royal Roads University installs third rainbow crosswalk at Colwood campus

Pride colours on pavement, Pride flag at Hatley Castle show support for diversity: RRU president

Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)