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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 34 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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94%
of graduates are satisfied with their Redeemer experience
87%
of first-year students stay in campus housing
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different majors and streams that lead to a recognized degree
84%
who start a degree program graduate
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majors offering internships, co-ops, and more with local businesses
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Social Distance?

Redeemer faculty, staff and students reflect on the complexity of participation and engagement with issues of the day on digital platforms.

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Innovation Centre to Spur Design Thinking

The new centre and makerspace will launch in time for the fall term with the tagline Think. Try. Launch.

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New Names for Features on Campus

As the university grows and buildings are added, well-suited names are becoming increasingly important for wayfinding and clearly communicating purpose and vision.

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Fearless Faith

Heidi de Vries, the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, lives out her calling boldly as a lawyer and executive leader in municipal government.

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Bachelor of Kinesiology Added to Degree Offerings

Redeemer launches its newest degree, a bachelor of kinesiology, beginning this fall after gaining wider degree-granting authority in 2020.

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New Music Programs in Worship and Ministry Launched

Redeemer is launching two new music programs preparing grads with skills and knowledge for careers in music, worship and ministry.

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Black History and the God of Redemption

Redeemer’s faculty and students explore issues of race and representation through the curriculum this term.

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Molded for Metaphor

Past and present Redeemer art faculty discuss the necessity of fostering a creative environment on campus.

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Sarah Olivo Awarded 2021-2022 English Essay Prize

Olivo's essay, “Arms, Voices, and an Overwhelming Question: Modernist Answers from Stephen Dedalus and J. Alfred Prufrock," is available to read below.

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Character Always

Three members of the Redeemer Royals men’s volleyball team share their journey to the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Championship.

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Digging into Reformed Roots

Redeemer faculty took a deep dive into the university’s Reformed tradition, including Neo-Calvinism, and how it applies to teaching and research at the annual faculty...

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Campus Closed May 16, 2022

The university will be fully closed for yearly maintenance work.

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Act Five Becomes Independent Organization

After a successful three-year pilot, Act Five is set to become a permanent, independent Christian organization, operating its gap year program beginning in May 2023. The...

Upcoming Events

Sep
30

40th Anniversary Concert: DOE + Paul Baloche

In celebration of Redeemer's 40th Anniversary, we're excited to announce a concert featuring DOE and Paul Baloche!

7:30 p.m. - 10:00pm
40th Anniversary Weekend

40th Anniversary Weekend

September 30, 2022  

A special weekend of events is planned to celebrate God’s faithfulness at Redeemer over the past 40 years and to look forward to what’s next. The...

40th Anniversary – Albert M. Wolters Centre for Christian Scholarship Launch

40th Anniversary – Albert M. Wolters Centre for Christian Scholarship Launch

September 30, 2022   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Gayle Doornbos

Join Redeemer University in honouring the legacy and foundational work of Dr. Albert M. Wolters for the launch of the Albert M. Wolters Centre for...

40th Anniversary – Royals vs. Alumni Exhibition Games

40th Anniversary – Royals vs. Alumni Exhibition Games

September 30, 2022   5:00 p.m. - 8:05 p.m.

As part of Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Weekend, the Athletics Department, in partnership with the alumni office, is hosting a variety of Royals vs....

40th Anniversary – Celebration Service Featuring Presidential Inauguration

40th Anniversary – Celebration Service Featuring Presidential Inauguration

October 1, 2022   1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

In special recognition of the university’s40th Anniversary Weekend,please join us for a Celebration Service remembering the past 40 years in song,...

40th Anniversary – Alumni Art Exhibition Reception

40th Anniversary – Alumni Art Exhibition Reception

October 1, 2022   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join us for the Alumni Art Exhibition Reception during the 40th Anniversary Weekend! Titled “enCompass,” this special art display will...

40th Anniversary – 21Five Author Readings

40th Anniversary – 21Five Author Readings

October 1, 2022   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Speakers: Brent Van Staaldunien ‘01, Amber Kuipers ‘10, Dr. John Van Rys

21Five will be hosting an hour of alumni and faculty readings to celebrate Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Weekend. Readings will include new releases...

40th Anniversary – Distinguished Alumni Award Reception

40th Anniversary – Distinguished Alumni Award Reception

October 1, 2022   6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

During Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Weekend, join us for a reception to honour this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Heidi de Vries...

40th Anniversary – Royals Hall of Fame Induction

40th Anniversary – Royals Hall of Fame Induction

October 1, 2022   7:55 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.

Join the Royals family during Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Weekend to honour and celebrate a number of Royals Hall of Fame Inductees! The short...

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