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The beginning of a new academic year is the best time to get involved in exciting activities happening on campus.

Mount Royal University is hosting tons of events for your first 30 days on campus. Check them out and don’t miss out!

 

Campus Events

Calgary Pride Parade

A delegation of enthusiastic staff, faculty and students from MRU will take part in Calgary’s annual Pride Parade. Details.
  Sun., Sept. 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Downtown Calgary along 6th avenue and 6th street

 

New Student Orientation

Meet other new students, hear from student service providers and most importantly develop relationships with senior students. Lunch will be provided as you learn about what to expect at Mount Royal and what you can do to be successful academically and socially during your time on campus. Details.
Tues., Sept., 3 and Wed., Sept. 4
Mount Royal University

 

Social Justice, Leadership and the Battle for Gay-Straight Alliances

Pam Krause, president and CEO of the Centre for Sexuality, will speak about social justice leadership and her experience fighting for gay straight alliances in Alberta. Register.
   Tues., Sept. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  Lincoln Park Room (J301)

 

Brain Pop

Students are encouraged to explore the unique spaces in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and the various programs and services that the University has to offer. Fun activities located on all 4 floors.
  Tues., Sept. 3 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Riddell Library and Learning Centre

 

Campus Carnival

Join us for our fourth annual Campus Carnival featuring fun games, free food, live entertainment and music.
  Wed., Sept. 4 from 12 to 3:30 p.m.
TransCanada Amphitheatre

 

Opening of West Gate Social

The Hub has been renovated and rebranded as West Gate Social. Check out this casual meeting spot that offers exceptional value. Website.
   Sept., 9 to 13
  West Gate Social

 

CPA and Energy Career Expo

Career Services is excited to host this event for students to connect with top CPA firms and energy industry employers hiring for 2020 opportunities.
  Tues., Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ross Glen Hall

 

SAMRU Clubs Expo

What clubs are on campus? See for yourself at the Clubs Expo. Meet new people and pursue your passions.
  Wed., Sept. 18 and Thurs., Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  Main Street

 

Recreation Welcome Back Member Appreciation

Come over to Rec for free fruit and coffee, a live DJ in the workout facility and a chance to win great prizes. Details.
  Thurs., Sept. 19 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  Recreation

 

iinistsi 141: Signing Anniversary of Treaty 7

Join the MRU community by participating in various events around campus to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7.
  Mon., Sept. 23
Mount Royal University

 

Putting Trials on Trial

Elaine Craig, PhD, from Dalhousie University will discuss sexual assault and the failure of the legal system. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to all. More.
   Thurs., Sept. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  Wyckham House

 

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Calgary musician Michael Bernard Fitzgerald will perform to a hometown audience. Tickets.
  Fri., Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.
Bella Concert Hall

 

Orange Shirt Day

Join the Mount Royal community in wearing an orange shirt to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation.
  Mon., Sept. 30
  Mount Royal University

 

Graduate Studies Fair

Thinking about pursuing a master’s or PhD? Interested in a professional designation requiring further study? Visit the Graduate Studies Fair and explore the possibilities. More info.
Mon., Sept 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Main Street

 

Campus Expo

Discover the different services available to you as a student. Learn about what they can offer you and the different volunteer opportunities that are available. 
  Wed., Sept. 11 and Thurs., Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Main Street

 

 

Workshops/Trainings

Time Management

Set goals to balance coursework, assignments and your personal life. No registration required. Arrive a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
   Mon., Sept. 16 from 4 to 5 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

Studying for Tests

Explore active learning strategies, and develop effective study tools from your notes. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot. Details.
   Tues., Sept. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 30 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

Planning Research Papers

Learn how to organize your ideas into an outline to guide your writing. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.

  Tues., Sept. 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 23 from 1 to 2 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

APA Referencing Workshop

Grasp the APA basics for citing sources. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.

  Tues., Sept. 17 from 4 to 5 p.m.; Wed., Sept. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Tues., Sept. 24 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 25 from 4 to 5 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

Get Ready for Math

Identify expectations for courses requiring math and establish a solid study plan. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.

  Wed., Sept. 18 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Thurs., Sept. 19 from 4 to 5 p.m. and Tues., Sept. 24 from 1 to 2 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

Learning your Textbook

Become more efficient at understanding and retaining key content from your textbooks. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.

   Wed., Sept. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m.; Thurs., Sept. 26 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  EL 1451B

 

Working with Journal Articles

Recognize key concepts in journal articles, and synthesize this content for your assignments. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
  Thurs., Sept. 19 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Paraphrasing, not Plagiarizing

Put other people’s ideas in your own words, and cite to avoid plagiarism. No registration required. Arrive a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
  Mon., Sept. 23 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Tues., Sept. 24 from 4 to 5 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 30 from 4 to 5 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Problem Solving for Math

Explore problem-solving processes and develop your analytical thinking. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot
  Mon., Sept. 23 from 4 to 5 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Editing for Sentence Structure

Identify and correct common sentence errors: run-ons, fragments, and comma splices. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
  Wed., Sept. 25 from 1 to 2 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

MLA Referencing

Learn the MLA basics for citation. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
  Wed., Sept. 25 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Maximize your Memory

Practice techniques for remembering challenging course content. No need to register for this workshop, but come a few minutes early to guarantee your spot.
  Thurs., Sept. 26 from 1 to 2 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

 

MRU Cougars Home Games

MRU Cougars  Soccer

Come out and support your Cougars as they compete against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns.

   Sun., Sept. 1 at 4 p.m.
  MRU
Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Women's Soccer Home Opener

Cheer on the Cougars as they start the season against the UBC Thunderbirds.

   Sat., Sept. 14 at 1 p.m.
  MRU Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Women's Soccer

Support your Cougars as they take on the Victoria Vikes.

   Sun., Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.
  MRU Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Men's Soccer

Cheer for your Cougars as they match up against the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.

   Sat., Sept. 21 at 1 p.m.
  MRU Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Men's Soccer

Roar along with your Cougars as they face Trinity Western Spartans.

   Sun., Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.
  MRU Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Soccer

Support your Cougars in this doubleheader: women compete against the University of Alberta Pandas; men match up against the MacEwan University Griffins.

   Sat., Sept. 28 at at 1 p.m. for women's game; 3:30 p.m. for men's game
  MRU Soccer Field

 

MRU Cougars Soccer

Check out this doubleheader: women match up against the MacEwan University Griffins; men compete against the University of Alberta Golden Bears.

   Sun., Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. for women's game; 3:30 p.m. for men's game
  MRU Soccer Field