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Educating the Whole Person

At Redeemer, education is about understanding a complex global world, thinking critically from a kingdom perspective, and following Christ’s call to transform culture and communities. Rooted in a distinctly Christ-centred Core Curriculum, a degree in one of 39 majors and streams offers experiential learning opportunities and a cross-functional set of knowledge. Wrapped in a spiritually vibrant campus community, your education will provide invaluable skills and prepare you for a rapidly changing future, wherever God calls you.

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Redeemer’s caring community will help you thrive. Find lifelong friendships, explore the dynamic City of Hamilton and, through it all, deepen and live out your faith.

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Latest News

Welcoming the Largest Incoming Class in Redeemer’s History

Enrolment is up 13.5 per cent over last year with 358 new students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

By /September 24, 2020

Redeemer University College becomes Redeemer University

Redeemer University College is changing its name to Redeemer University. The name change came after the university successfully completed the Organization Review and Name Change application process...

By Shannon McBride/January 20, 2020

Finding the Good Story: Redemptive Journalism and Global Pandemics

Angela Reitsma Bick ‘01, Redeemer University’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, knows the craft of story-telling – not only for its own sake but for building community, bonding...

By Peter Schuurman/September 17, 2020

Seeing Lives Transformed through Justice

Rachel Brouwer ’09 is seeing lives transformed through justice and the transforming power of the gospel in her work at International Justice Mission.

By Shannon McBride/March 10, 2020

Redeemer Appoints New Associate Vice President, External Relations

Redeemer University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hank de Jong ‘99 as associate vice president, external relations. De Jong brings a wealth of experience in local and international...

By Shannon McBride/May 20, 2020

Redeemer and Mohawk partner on Recreation Therapy program

Redeemer University and Mohawk College have partnered to create a joint recreation therapy program that will see students graduate with a university degree and a college diploma in four years of...

By Shannon McBride/January 29, 2020

Can you hear it?

Resound's Top 10 Stories of 2019

By Shannon McBride/December 20, 2019

Gospel, Church & Culture

Reflections on the Urban and Intercultural Ministry Program.

By Beth Van Lingen/October 18, 2019

Enrolment Increases by 14.5%

Redeemer welcomes the second largest incoming class in the school’s history.

By Redeemer Staff/September 30, 2019

A Week of Giving Thanks

Redeemer’s annual Gratitude Project makes time to be thankful for what God is doing through Christian education and its faithful supporters.

By Shannon McBride/February 7, 2020

Breaking New Ground on Campus

Redeemer celebrated the groundbreaking of its $18.5-million residence and learning facility on October 1, 2020.

By Shannon McBride/October 1, 2020

Growth brings Big Changes on Campus

Current construction and development on campus is a key initiative of Redeemer’s 2025 Strategic Plan Learn. Forward.

By Shannon McBride/September 3, 2020

Brand New Look. Same Mission.

The university has revealed its new brand, signalling innovation rooted in a rich academic faith tradition.

By Shannon McBride/August 10, 2020

Finding Hope: Reading Scripture as a Person of Colour

New Testament scholar and Anglican priest Rev. Dr. Esau McCaulley, the 2020 Emerging Public Intellectual Award winner, is helping to share Black perspectives on biblical interpretation.

By Shannon McBride/October 6, 2020

September 2020 Alumni Council Update

Redeemer's new Alumni Association President Leanna Nightingale introduces herself and some exciting fall updates.

By Leanna Nightingale/September 11, 2020

A Letter to the Redeemer Community

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, As we prepare to welcome one of the largest incoming classes in Redeemer’s history and as we break ground on a new facility, this is truly a school year unlike any...

By Robert Graham/September 4, 2020

Redeemer University Update on Soccer Facilities

Redeemer University will vigorously defend itself against legal action brought in Ontario Superior Court by the Ancaster Soccer Club (ASC), and will also seek payment of almost $400,000 in...

By Amelia Bowes/August 6, 2020

More Than a Course for Credit

Jason Chan'20 describes the lessons learned, friendships made and beauty experienced during his time as a Redeemer Concert Choir member.

By Jason Chan/June 25, 2020

Does a Christian Gap Year Program Make Sense During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Act Five Director Jon Berends shares his thoughts on the future and mission of Christian gap year programs amidst the uncertainty of a global pandemic.

By Jon Berends/June 16, 2020

Redeemer Acts to Ensure Sustainability and Accessibility of Soccer Facilities

Redeemer University has announced plans to make its soccer facilities widely available for community use and to ensure their financial viability. The university is retaining Canadian Soccer Hall of...

By Shannon McBride/June 9, 2020

Letter from the President on Racism

Redeemer University does not generally comment publicly on political or social issues. Instead, we focus on our mission to educate students in a way that helps them develop a kingdom vision to engage...

By Robert Graham/June 8, 2020

Strumming Through the Dark: Music, Faith and a Global Pandemic

In the wake of COVID-19, Redeemer's music department shares stories of grief, resilience and the healing power of a hymn.

By Amelia Bowes/May 27, 2020

Paint and Pandemics: Thinking, Feeling and Coping Through Art

Redeemer's senior art students share their experiences working and creating amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Amelia Bowes/May 12, 2020

Campus Closed May 11, 2020

The university will be fully closed for yearly maintenance work.

By Shannon McBride/May 10, 2020

Wherefore in All Things: Looking Back on Henry V

Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, Redeemer’s spring mainstage was cancelled. The cast and crew reflect on the show’s preparation and potential.

By Amelia Bowes/April 17, 2020

Bill Voortman: A Caring Advocate for Christian University Education

On April 11, 2020, the Redeemer community lost a passionate advocate for reformed Christian university education in Bill Voortman. After he and his family came to Canada from the Netherlands, Bill...

By Shannon McBride/April 16, 2020

The Son in the Rain

Fourth-year student Grace Rajballie reflects on COVID-19.

By Grace Rajballie/April 6, 2020

Outstanding Co-op Student Named Redeemer’s Co-op Student of the Year

Daniel Vander Hout is named 2019 co-op student of the year.

By Redeemer Staff/April 1, 2020

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