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Mount Royal College
Committed to Student Success And Satisfaction
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Mount Royal College
  • Mount Royal College is the oldest
  • and largest college in Alberta
  • Mount Royal serves more than 12,000 students
    every year

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Campus Life
  • Campus life at Mount Royal is diverse and
    exciting.
  • Students enjoy a dynamic, close-knit and fun
    campus community with a wide range of facilities
    and services.

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Programs of Credit Study
  • Mount Royal offers many different programs
    tailored to meet industry, educational and
    student preferences and requirements. The
    following programs of study are offered at Mount
    Royal
  • Bachelor Degree Programs
  • Applied Degree Programs
  • Collaborative Degree Programs
  • University Transfer Programs
  • Diploma Programs
  • Certificate Programs
  • Cooperative Programs
  • Conservatory Diploma Programs

We also offer academic upgrading and part- time
credit studies.
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International Projects at Mount Royal
  • Mount Royal has many great opportunities for
    students to participate in international exchange
    programs in over 15 different countries. These
    programs provide Mount Royal students the
    opportunity to experience a different culture,
    gain international skills, promote and expand
    international understanding and develop new
    friendships.

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The Languages Institute
  • The Languages Institute plays an integral role in
    Mount Royals internationalization strategy by
    providing comprehensive language instruction in a
    supportive atmosphere.
  • Each year, the Institute welcomes hundreds of
    students from Europe, Asia and Latin America for
    English language programs for academic study,
    work or travel.
  • We offer English language training, business
    English language training, teacher training,
    customized programs, and foreign language training

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English Language Programs
  • The English Language Program at Mount Royal has
    an international reputation for excellence.
  • There are three full-time English language
    programs at Mount Royal
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English for Advanced Communication (EAC)
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

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English Language Programs
EAP 3 graduates satisfy the MRC English
Language Proficiency requirement
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English Language Programs
  • Credit Programs
  • EAP students can take a variety of high school
    subjects, college level courses or university
    transfer courses
  • Length of Programs
  • All classes in the ESL, EAC, and EAP programs
    are three months (12 weeks) long. Classes run
    from Monday to Friday (22.5 hours each week)
  • Conditional Acceptance
  • Students are welcome to apply for conditional
    acceptance in a credit program upon registration
    at the Languages Institute. We will reserve a
    place in the full-time credit program in Open
    Studies (some conditions apply)..

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Part-time Programs
  • The Languages Institute offers part-time ESL
    classes, TOEFL preparation and online tutorials .
  • Classes include
  • Reading/Writing
  • Listen Up!
  • Speak Up!
  • Excellence in Spoken English
  • TOEFL iBT Preparation
  • IELTS Tutorial Online
  • English for Health Tutorials - Online

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Business English Certificate of Completion Program
  • Students can earn their certificate in our
    Business English program as well as expand and
    refine language skills needed to successfully
    function in the Canadian workplace
  • Students are able to register in courses of
    interest without completing the entire
    certificate program.
  • Courses include
  • Manner of Speaking
  • Business Writing Office Skills
  • Speechcraft
  • Business Writing Executive Skills
  • Marketing, Sales and Negotiation

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Summer Immersion English Program
  • Offered for four weeks in July and August, the
  • Summer Immersion English program is compiled of
    two main components
  • Core program Students practice discussion and
    debate skills and develop listening skills,
    increase English vocabulary and idiom use.
  • Module program Students choose which aspect of
    language to focus on (reading, listening,
    speaking, grammar or writing). Examples of such
    modules are as follows film study, newsletter
    writing, cultural exploration, and other
    specialized topics.

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Summer Immersion English Program
  • Optional Weekend Trips Students have the
  • opportunity to tour scenic attractions near
    Calgary.
  • Accommodation Students live in Residences
  • during their stay.

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Student Services at Mount Royal
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Computer Labs and Library
  • Free, open labs around the campus with Internet
    access
  • Dedicated computer lab for ESL students
  • Computer area for research in the library
  • Borrow books, pamphlets, videos, cds, and
    multimedia material

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Learning Skills Centre
  • Provides free services such as learning
    consultants, peer-tutors and
  • free workshops.
  • Individual learning consultations are available
    for EAP 3 students

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Encana Wellness Centre
  • The Encana Wellness Centre offers
  • services that address health and
  • wellness needs including
  • Doctors office
  • Counselling Services
  • Optimal Therapiesphysiotherapy, chiropractic,
    massage therapy, and acupuncture

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Wyckham House Student Centre
  • This centre is student-owned and operated home
    of the Students Association at Mount Royal.
  • Services include food court, post office, peer
    support services, cultural mosaic centre, campus
    lounge and much more

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Mount Royal Recreation
  • Mount Royal Recreation meets students recreation
    needs by providing a
  • variety of fitness programs and intramural
    leagues.

Photos courtesy of Mount Royal Recreation
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Mount Royal Recreation
  • Facilities include
  • 200 metre indoor running track
  • salt water pool
  • indoor climbing wall
  • triple gym
  • beach volleyball courts
  • aerobics studios
  • squash courts
  • tennis courts

Photos courtesy of Mount Royal Recreation
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Residence
  • Mount Royals Residence houses more than 1,000
    students. These fully furnished one, two, and
    four bedroom units include cable TV, digital
    phone and high speed internet.
  • Student residences are a short walk to class and
    a great place to meet new friends!

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Residence
  • Each unit has a shared kitchen, living room
    (including television), storage area and
    bathroom.
  • Each student will have a private room with a bed
    and desk.
  • Students are responsible for buying and cooking
    their own food.

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Airport Pickup
  • Mount Royal College offers an airport
  • pickup up service for our International
  • students. Students need only to apply
  • online or fax in the application form and
  • our airport personnel will greet them at
  • the airport.

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Other Services at MRC
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Services
  • Bookstore
  • Prospective Student Services
  • On-campus banking
  • Food services
  • Wireless internet access throughout campus

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Canada
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Canada
  • Canada is a multicultural country
  • Population of over 31 million residents

Calgary to Vancouver 1 hour by plane/12 hours by
car Calgary to Toronto 4 hours by plane/5 days
by car Calgary to Montreal 5 hours by plane/6
days by car
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Alberta
  • Alberta has over 3 million residents
  • The province is about the same area as Texas or
    twice the size of Japan

Photos courtesy of Alberta Economic Development
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Industries
  • Oil and gas is the top job-creating industry,
    followed by agriculture, tourism and technology

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta Alberta
Economic Development
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Weather
  • Alberta has 4 seasons Spring, Summer, Fall and
    Winter
  • Expect lots of sunshine

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta Alberta
Economic Development
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Weather
  • Temperature ranges in summer (June to
    August) from 15 C to 28 C
  • Temperature ranges in winter (November to
    February) from 0 C to -25 C
  • Calgary gets warm winds in the winter
    called Chinooks every couple of weeks

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta Alberta
Economic Development
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Calgary
  • The 4th largest city in Canada, and the largest
    between Vancouver and Toronto
  • Population of 1 million people

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Calgary Stampede
  • The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth
  • A 10-day festival in early July each year
    celebrating Calgarys Western and First Nations
    Heritage

Photos courtesy of Calgary Stampede
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Explore Calgary
  • Enjoy the many summer festivals that feature
    music and traditions from around the world
  • Explore dozens of free public parks and hundreds
    of kilometres of public bike paths

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Glenbow Museum
  • Western Canada's largest museum
  • Combines a museum, art gallery, library, and
    archives under one roof
  • Excellent gift shop for unique souvenirs and
    presents

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Calgary Zoo
  • Prehistoric park complete with life sized
    dinosaurs, Botanical gardens, Destination Africa
    and much more

Photos courtesy of Calgary Zoo
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Heritage Park
  • Travel back in time and discover the treasures of
    Western Canadas past
  • Canadas largest living historical village
  • Heritage Park features over 66 acres of parkland

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Spruce Meadows
  • Spruce Meadows is a first class equestrian
    facility, which is world-renowned
  • Several international horse jumping competitions
    are hosted here each year

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Canada Olympic Park
  • Site of the 1988 Olympic Games
  • A year-round sport and recreation facility with
    an Olympic Hall of Fame

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Theatre, Ballet and Opera
  • Calgary has a thriving downtown theatre and arts
    district
  • Mount Royals own Shakespeare in the Park
    performance each summer
  • Alberta Ballet
  • Calgary Opera
  • Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Stage West
  • Alberta Theatre Projects and much more…

Photos courtesy of the Conservatory Mount Royal
College
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Shopping
  • Shop from famous stores such as Roots, Starbucks,
    Gap, Ikea, Calvin Klein, Mexx, Helly Hansen,
    Pier1, HMV, BCBG, Banana Republic, Zara, and Sony
    at one of Calgarys many malls.
  • Movie theatresIMAX, Cineplex Odeon and Famous
    Players
  • Fast FoodKFC, Burger King, Taco Bell,
    McDonalds, Subway, Pizza Hut, Baskin Robbins
    and many more!

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Professional Sports Teams
  • Calgary Stampeders Canadian Football League
  • Calgary Flames National Hockey League
  • Calgary Hitmen Western Hockey League
  • Calgary Roughnecks National Lacrosse League
  • Calgary Storm United Soccer League

Photos courtesy of Gerry Thomas, Calgary Flames
Photographer
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Explore Alberta
Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta Alberta
Economic Development
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West Edmonton Mall
  • Experience the worlds largest entertainment and
    shopping centre
  • Over 800 stores and services
  • Over 100 places to eat
  • Indoor ice skating, waterslides, roller coaster
    and much more
  • Edmonton is a 3 hour drive from Calgary

Photos courtesy of West Edmonton Mall
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Alberta Badlands and Royal Tyrrell Museum
  • Discover the Alberta Badlands on your way to the
    Royal Tyrrell Museuman interesting 1.5 hour
    drive from Calgary
  • The Royal Tyrrell Museum is a world class
    dinosaur (paleontology) museum
  • There's been life on Earth for more than 3.5
    billion years, so we have a lot to show you!

Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage
Site
Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump
  • Head-Smashed-In has been used continuously by
    aboriginal peoples of the plains for more than
    5,500 years
  • A pleasant two hour drive from Calgary through
    the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Waterton Lakes National Park
  • Where the Rocky Mountains meet the prairie
  • Waterton Lakes National Park is a 3 hour drive
    from Calgary
  • Waterton-Glacier International Peace ParkA World
    Heritage Site

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta Alberta
Economic Development
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Explore the Rocky Mountains
  • A 45 minute drive from Calgary to the Rocky
    Mountains

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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Banff National Park
  • Canadas oldest and most famous national park
  • Enjoy the many shops in Banff under the peaks of
    the Rocky Mountains

Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta
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  • Visit our website for more information
  • Mount Royal College
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • http//international.mtroyal.ca
  • See you soon!
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