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Find out what it's like to be a Mount Royal student with activities that showcase your study interests. Experiment in a lab, fly in an airplane simulator, produce new materials, or even give virtual reality a try.

There are plenty of options for you to discover the hands-on learning you'll experience as an MRU student.

Arts | Business and Communication | Health, Community and Education | Science and Technology | University Library | Taylor Centre

Campus and Residence Tours
Visit the campus tours booth and residence tours booth to get a first-hand look at why students love Mount Royal.

Campus Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Leaving every 30 minutes out of Ross Glenn Hall (EC building)
Residence Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Leaving every 60 minutes from booth 12 in Ross Glenn Hall (EC building)

Looking for more information on the next steps to take to become a Mount Royal student?

Take part in breakout sessions throughout the day:

Admission information session

This admission information session will help you learn more about Mount Royal University, the application process and the credit programs we offer.
The informal, 45 minute sessions will take place in EC 1055 hourly.
10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
EC1055

Student Awards and Financial Aid information session

This workshop will give you information on some of the options for funding your post-secondary education and provide tips on applying for student awards.
The sessions will answer your questions about the cost of your education and will take place in EC1065.
10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
EC1065

Accessibility Services information session

Accessibility Services facilitates the academic accommodation process for students who experience disability related barriers in the learning environment. Learn more about what is required to register with Accessibility Services and your rights and responsibilities as a student at one of our information sessions in EC1140:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
EC1140

Faculty of Arts

Anthropology lab tour

Discover how our students work with archaeological remains and human skeletal collections. Tours leave from the Anthropology booth located at the East Entrance of the Faculty of Arts building (EA).
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Anthropolgy booth - East Entrance Faculty of Arts building (EA)

Interior Design studio tour

One-hour, student-led tour of our leading-edge and innovative interior design studio and resource centre leave from the Interior Design booth in the Faculty of Arts building (EA). Discover a space where you conceive, design and develop objects and projects.
10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Interior design booth - Faculty of Arts building (EA)

Centre for Psychological Innovation

Explore our computer labs, video and audio editing suites, our focus group room, eye-tracker suites, one-wayglass observation rooms, biological psychology "wet" lab and a virtual reality (VR) lab. Stop by the Psychology booth to take a self-guided tour of the Centre.
Drop-in 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EA2020

Careers with an arts degree

Wondering about career paths with a Bachelor of Arts? Talk to a career advisor.
Drop-in 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Career Services booth - Faculty of Arts building (EA)

Faculty of Business and Communication Studies

Live on location

Experience broadcasting first hand by being 'on the air' with MRU's own CMRU.ca radio station.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Main Street

Broadcast Media Studies facilities and studio tour

Tours of the facilities will be offered throughout the day. Meet at the Communication Studies booth to arrange a tour.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
T-Wing

Flight simulation lab

Tours of the simulation lab on campus will be happening throughout the day. Meet at the Aviation booth to arrange a tour.
Drop-in 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EB2002

Hangar tour

Tour the Mount Royal University hangar at:

Springbank Airport
143 MacLaurin Drive
Springbank, Alberta, Canada
T3Z 3S4
Drop-in 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Mount Royal University hangar

Faculty of Health, Community and Education

Bachelor of Education - Elementary spaces tour

At the Bachelor of Education booth, ask one of our student volunteers to take you on a tour of our STEAM learning space and simulated elementary teaching classroom. Learn more about our collaborative and challenging educational environment which features innovative teaching practices that push beyond the ordinary, including digital, arts-based and experiential learning.
Drop-in 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bachelor of Education booth

Glimpse into life as a midwife

Learn about the Bachelor of Midwifery program and what you can expect in this 20-minute session. During this session, you'll get the opportunity to ask one of our midwifery instructors about what it means to be a midwife, through personal experience. Sign up in advance at mru.ca/SONMinfo.
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
W227

Glimpse into life as a nurse

Learn about the Bachelor of Nursing program and what you can expect in this 20-minute session. During this session, you'll get the opportunity to ask some of our nursing instructors about what it means to be a nurse, as they share personal experience. Sign up in advance at mru.ca/SONMinfo.
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
W231

Physical Literacy Lab

Drop by our Physical Literacy labs to learn how this hands-on learning environment furthers your understanding of Physical Literacy - a space where physical fitness meets emotional health, psychological health and spiritual well-being.
Drop-in 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
U277 and U281

Child Development Lab tour

The Child Development Lab is a vibrant space where students, faculty, and children explore play, space, design, time and materials in order to understand and facilitate learning on many levels. 20-minute tours of the Child Development Lab will depart from the Bachelor of Child Studies booth.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every 30 mins.
Main Street

Faculty of Science and Technology

Program information sessions

We will describe the different majors in the Bachelor of Science, how the courses fit together and the things you can do with a science degree.
11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
B206

Marvelous muscles

Explore muscle anatomy and physiology and come test your own muscle strength.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
B128

Sense-sational physics

Test your physics and racing skills in soup can races, optics and more.
Drop-in 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
B226

Tools and environmental science: drones, VR, monitors

Learn about our fascinating environment through virtual reality, drone flights and monitoring tools. You will see how we use technology to explore wetlands, rivers and the air we breath.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
B221

Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes: human impact!

Discover the impact of volcanoes and earthquakes on humans and learn about risk factors associated with these natural events!
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
B208

Arctic alive!

Engage in a scavenger hunt on our giant Arctic Alive map.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
B200

Cell biology

Use microscopes to explore cells.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
B141 and B145

Computing!

From virtual reality to software development, explore where computing and math can take you.
Drop-in 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
B203

It's a colourful world

Explore the world of chemistry through spectroscopy and flame tests.
Drop-in 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
B281

The University Library

Maker Studio

Experiment with new equipment, tools and software to approach projects in a hands-on way. Users can design and produce creations for research, class assignments, teaching or personal projects.
Drop-in 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EL1245

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Bella Concert Hall tours

Explore the beautiful Bella Concert Hall in the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts. This stunning facility has been quickly become a pillar in the Calgary arts scene.
Drop-in 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bella Concert Hall

Music for all stages

From the Calgary Youth Orchestra to Japanese Taiko drumming, the Conservatory has amazing programming for every stage.
Drop-in 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Taylor Centre Lobby