The RMC Cadet Service Officers Mess, has cilities for social and recreational activities. Mess dress is worn in the evenings or formal occasions.
The Baronial Hall or Currie Hall, which was constructed in 1922 to honour the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I play a prominent role in the life of the University. During special events, invited speakers and dignitaries may address the University population or general public from the Great Hall. Many conferences held in Kingston, Ontario may book the halls for lectures or presentations.
Contains administrative offices and Otter Squadron - University Training Plan Non Commissioned Members (UTNCM).
Founded in 1958, the mission of the Language Schools at the Collge militaire royal de Saint-Jean, Quebec, Ottawa, Ontario and Borden, Ontario is to provide language training for military personnel.^
TheRoyal Military College of Canada(RMC), is the military academy of the Canadian Forces, and is a degree-granting university. RMC is the only federal institution in Canada with degree granting powers. Located on Point Frederick, a 41-hectare peninsula in Kingston, Ontario, the college is a blend of older, historic buildings and modern academic, athletic, and dormitory cilities. Officer Cadets are trained in the four pillars of academics, military, athletics, and bilingualism (French and English).
The mission is to advance the knowledge base for addressing the key technology challenges to the commercialisation of fuel cell applications.
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Dormitory, houses 10 Squadron (Montcalm). Formerly housed 5 (Brock), 6 (Brant) and 7 (Wolfe) Squadron, then 8 (Mackenzie), 9 (Verchres), 10 (Montcalm), 11 (Otter), and 12 squadron
In addition to a university education, Officer Cadets receive military training, occupation training and second language training and a career after graduation. The full-time salary includes full dental care, as well as vacation with full pay. Upon successful completion of ROTP, Officer Cadets are awarded a university degree and granted commissions as Officers in the Canadian Forces. Normally, graduates serve at least five years with the Canadian Forces. The application deadline to ROTP is in January for Basic Officer Training in July and admission the following September.
Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Space Science are offered by the Faculty of Science. The Faculty of Science, in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts, also offers three joint honours degrees: Computer Science and Business Administration, Chemistry and Psychology, and Space Science and Military and Strategic Studies. The science programs are relevant to occupations in both the Canadian Forces and the civilian sector.
In the Engineering and Science Divisions, RMC pursues the following principal thematic areas of research:
Students are referred to as Officer Cadets (OCdt) in English and as lve-officier (lof) in French, or for those in the Navy, Naval Cadet (NCdt) and Aspirant de marine (aspm). As an RMC cadet, military training begins with Phase I with the Initial Assessment Period (IAP) at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School Saint-Jean. During this period after completion of the first academic year, the cadets the cadets will complete the Basic Officer Training Course (BOTC) as well as the Basic Officer Training Period in one summer. Details have yet to be finalized, but preliminary reports suggest the cadets will complete between 10 and 14 weeks of training in that one summer. After the completion of BOTP, those cadets who are not yet bilingual are usually enrolled in a seven-week period of Second Language Training (SLT) at Canadian Forces Language School Detachment Saint-Jean. The remaining summers are spent completing Phase II, which are environmental training courses (depending on whether the cadet is Canadian Army, Navy or Air force). On the job training courses are also available to a number of cadets during the summer periods. During Phases III and IV, students take trade specific training courses.
Summer athletic and fencing camps at RMC include: RMC Soccer Camp Kingston Kicks; RMC Fencing High Performance Training Camp; RMC Super Summer Sports Camp; aaaRMC Pirate Camp; RMC Volleyball Camp.
In addition, they must meet the Canadian Forces general admission conditions (officer):
The pool, which was closed in the mid-1990s, was filled in and covered with a concrete slab. The pool area was divided up into two stories and is now used for laundry rooms, the Museum storeroom and other storage.
During the course of FYOP, First Year cadets are required to keep an exceptionally high standard of dress and deportment. They are required to march at all times. Physical Training is conducted, with long runs up neighbouring Fort Henry, Ontario hill a frequent occurrence. Inspections of room standards and dress are conducted daily. For the duration of FYOP, First Years are not permitted to leave RMC or receive visitors. Mail and phone calls are allowed but are limited.
Third year cadets, in RMCs mentorship program, are paired with first year cadets to mentor, guide, and influence them.
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The Defence and Security Research Institute (DSRI) was created on June 13, 2008 at RMC. The DSRI is designed to be an internationally-recognized defence and security centre within both the academic and defence and security science research communities. The Research Areas of Pursuit are: communications, energy, environment, materials, and security policy.
The Military Law Centre on the grounds of RMC, staffed with 12 military lawyers, oversees the education of officers and troops in legal matters ranging from the Forces own code of conduct to the laws of war. It trains military lawyers and advises Ottawa on matters of policy and doctrine. The centre integrates legal education into the regular training that Forces members undergo and establishes its growing importance within the military hierarchy. Selected RMC Canada cadets participate in Law Of Armed Conflict international Competitions each ll with cadets from USAFA, USMA, USNA, and USCGA. In the Spring of 2008, RMC cadets will be selected to participate in a competition on the Law of Armed Conflict at the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy.
Founded in 2001, the GeoEngineering Centre at Queens and the RMC mission is to innovate and advance knowledge in geotechnical, geohydrological, geochemical, geomechanical and geosynthetics engineering. The Centre has been housed on the first floor of Ellis Hall at Queens University since July 2004.
The mission is to make available the most recent and relevant research results from the study of defence economics to Canadian defence policy analysis and decision-.
J.W. Brown Memorial MedalThird Year cadet with highest academic standing in Arts programme.7268 Jim W. Brown (RMC 1967)M. Dawe Memorial Swordbest ROTP inntry senior cadet to carry in fourth year.22596 Captain Matt Dawe (RMC 2004)Gibson MedalGraduating Year cadet2569 Major Desmond H. Gibson, ED and 805 Col The Honourable Colin W. Gibson, PC, MC, VDN. Goddard Memorial Swordto the best ROTP artillery cadet to carry in fourth year.22458 Captain Nichola Goddard (RMC 2002) Memorial SwordsGreenwood Cuptop female runner of the Annual Harrier Race -"for Annual Competition by Gentlemen Cadets" until 1954.3252 EA "Ted" Tromanhauser (RMC 54)Leinster ShieldRmilitary school Royal Military College of Canadaegular Officer Training Plan (ROTP), the Reserve Entry Training Plan (RETP) squadron amassing the most points in the Commandants Competition, with events involving military, athletic and academic prowess.Leinster plate donated to RMC museumMacArthur Leadership Awardcadet who demonstrates outstanding leadership performance based on credo of Duty-Honour-Country and potential for future service in the profession of arms.General Douglas MacArthurJack C. Sargant Memorial Scholarshipvarsity athlete student who demonstrates proficiency in academic standing, sportsmanship, leadership, and athletic ability.3091 Jack J.C. Sargant (RMC 1953)Duncan Sayre MacInnes Memorial ScholarshipFourth Year cadet who is considered the most deserving of those who accept a regular commission in the military occupation of Aerospace ControllerBrigadier-General Duncan Sayre MacInnes, (RMC 1897) CMG, DSO, Royal EngineersPijper Cupoverall winner of the Ex cadet vs Cadet sports challenge on ex cadet (Reunion) weekend12609 Thomas A Pijper (RMC 1980)Sword of Distinction for Leadershipgraduating ROTP/RETP cadet who displays outstanding leadership through attaining the highest Cadet appointment of Cadet Wing Senior (CWS) in their graduating year.Sword of Honourgraduating ROTP/RETP cadet who best combines high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMC programme.Victor Van der Smissen-Ridout Memorial Awardgraduating ROTP/RETP cadet deemed to stand highest morally, intellectually, and physically at RMC.Captain William Henry Victor Van der Smissen (KIA 1916) and 2415 W.L. Ridout (RMC 1934) (KIA 1934)Wheatley Challenge Cupoverall winner of the annual Harrier Run4252 MGen (Retd) Howard HR Wheatley (RRMC RMC 1958)The Whitaker Cupawarded annually to the top Team Captain of a RMC varsity sports team.Brigadier-General Denis WhitakerJ. Douglas Young Sword of ExcellenceCadet Squadron Leader (CSL) of the Squadron winning the Commandants Competition.2360 Major John Douglas (Doug) Young (RMC 1937) who was KIA on D-Day
The culmination of the FYOP is the obstacle course. The obstacle course lasts over 2 hours and consists of thirteen obstacles built by each squadron located around the college grounds. Obstacles such as a 12-foot wall and rope bridges are designed to test teamwork and physical fitness of First Years. The First Year flights are judged on the time it takes to complete each obstacle. The completion of the obstacle course signals the end of FYOP. Afterwards, First Years are given a parade where they are officially welcomed into RMC and join the Cadet Wing. Cadets are then allowed to see their friends and relatives after 7 weeks, and allowed the freedom to leave college grounds under the condition that they wear their College uniform.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the core curriculum, which is designed to provide a balanced liberal arts, science, and military education. The Core Curriculum consists of Economics, Psychology, Mathematics, English, Calculus, Military history of Canada, Chemistry, Canadian History, Physics and Civics. Cadets can choose to specialize in Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering 1965-1981, 2001-, Chemical and Materials Engineering: 1992-2001, Computer Engineering (Hardware or Software streams) 1983-, Civil Engineering 1965-, Electrical Engineering 1965- and Mechanical Engineering 1965-. Engineering and Management was offered: 1972-1995. Engineering Physics was offered 1975-1995 and Fuels and Materials Engineering were offered 1982-1991. Engineers provide support to deployed operations and domestic installations. RMC was the first college in Canada to train engineers.
Contains one of the Martello Towers, built by Corps of Royal Engineers in 1846 which houses the RMC museum
RMCwithout Military Occupational Structure Identifications (MOSIDs) but with a list of those they wish to be in. The MOSIDs are categorized into 9 groupings, Operations, Support and Engineering, for each of the three environments (army, navy, airforce). An early acceptance board will be held prior to Christmas in order to make offers to a few top-level candidates who submitted early applications. At the end of first year, Military Career Counselors from the Recruiting Centres will come to
The mandate of the RMC Division of Continuing Studies is to make university education available to all members of the Canadian Forces, spouses and DND civilian employees. Canadian Forces and other professional training is recognized for credit towards undergraduate or advanced degrees.
The application process, which is independent from that of the Ontario Universities Application Centre, uses a separate application form. The Selection Board informs applicants no later than mid-May. Applicants are accepted into the Science, Engineering or Arts Program.
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts gain practical communication and critical thinking skills as well as specialized, hands-on experience in their chosen field. English, French, Economics, Political Science, History, Business Administration, Military theory, Military strategy studies, Military Psychology and Leadership are offered by the Faculty of Arts.
Mackenzie Building, RMC, in 1880RMC is located on Point Frederick (Kingston), a small peninsula at the point where the St. Lawrence River leaves Lake Ontario and where the Rideau Canal system starts.
Provide a university education in both official languages in appropriate disciplines designed on a broad base to meet the unique needs of the Canadian Forces
Founded in September 1999, the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute (CFLI) on the grounds of the Royal Military College of Canada mission is to be the source from which radiates the philosophy of leadership and command that drives the Canadian Officer Corps. The Institute play a role in the overall development of all Canadian Forces officers and Non Commissioned Members.
First Year Orientation Period, (FYOP) is the most demanding experience for many cadets RMC, if not military, career. FYOP takes place during the first month of the academic year. It can be compared to Frosh week at civilian universities. FYOP begins with the Arch parade where the entire First Year class is marched onto College grounds by their FYOP staff consisting of Third and Fourth Years.
The college recruits well-rounded students in the areas, which correspond to the four components. In addition,
The Diploma in Military Arts and Sciences (DMASc) provides Non-Commissioned Members (NCMs) of the Canadian Forces an online program made possible by a partnership between OntarioLearn (Algonquin College consortium member), the
TheMassed Band, consisting of the Brass and Reed, Pipes and Drums, and Highland Dancers, perform at parades, public relation trips and recruit shows. TheBrass and Reed Bandis a multi-purpose section, used primarily as a parade march and concert band. ThePipe Sectionand theDrum Sectionperform at mess dinners; parades; sporting events; ceremonies (official or squadron); weddings; funerals; public relations; wing events; Christmas and Graduation Balls; private events; and holidays. TheHighland DanceSection perform at many of the same functions with the exception of parades and funerals. TheChoirperforms the Canadian national anthem; sings at mess dinners; and accompanies the Stage Band on selected pieces including: folk, jazz, traditional music, French music, show tunes, African music and Christmas songs. TheStage Bandis versatile, performing dinner music followed by marches at college mess dinners. TheCheer Band, a subsidiary of the Brass and Reed, performs music for RMC sporting events,
The RMC was named Research University of the Year in the undergraduate category by Research Infosource Inc., which produces Canadas Top 50 Research Universities List 2007. Half the points were awarded based on financial indicators and the other half based on research output and impact measures.
RMCand Algonquin College articulation agreement, all graduates of this diploma program who apply to the RMC will be admitted into the Bachelor of Military Arts and Sciences degree program with advanced standing.
In ll 2008, Royal Military College officer cadets will return to wearing a distinctive Dress of the Day (DOD) uniform which consists of a white shirt, black sweater/light jacket, as well as black trousers/skirt with a red stripe down the side. The headdress will be a black wedge with red piping.
The Royal Military Colleges Club of Canada Foundation is a registered Canadian charity which was incorporated in 1966. As an element of the Canadian Forces, the college is unable to fund a conventional full time fundraising team in a development office. The foundation, consequently, works at arms length to assist the college financially. Capital Campaigns have included the 2364 Leonard Birchall Pavilion (2007); Memorial Arch Restoration (2001) and the New Library Campaign (2013).
The undergraduate student body, known as the Cadet Wing, is sub-divided into 14 smaller groupings called squadrons, of approximately 70 officer cadets, under the guidance and supervision of senior cadets. Squadrons are subdivided into flights and sections.
The RMC Centre for Security, Armed Forces and Society (CSAS-CESFAS) provides a focal point for research conducted within the Faculty of Arts and cilitate the transfer of knowledge between the Department of National Defence, other research institutions, scholars and Canadian civil society.
The RMC 2008-9 varsity sports are: basketball, fencing, hockey, rugby, running, soccer, taekwondo and volleyball.
The RMC 2008-9 club sports are broomball, cheerleading, cycling, fish & game, judo, juggling, outdoors, paintball, social dance, triathlon/running, water polo, windsurfing, rugby, and yacht.
Unique degree programs, specially tailored for CF members, include:
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RMCand conduct Military Potential (MP) interviews. The merit listing and offers are based on the results of the interview, the results of their first year performance, and recruit camp course report. The individuals will have a year to learn about other MOSIDs so that if they do not get what they were initially after, they will be more likely to accept something else. Individuals who do not get offered anything that they are interested in may submit a voluntary withdrawal without penalty.
honours the Lady and Gentlemen Cadets who have died in combat or while attending the College.Commandants houseafter 1812
Officer cadets are responsible for the discipline, progress, and efficiency of their wing, squadron ormilitary school flight and carry out service duties such as duty officer. Within the years, cadets can hold positions of increasing responsibility with a cadet rank that may include, from top to bottom, Cadet Wing Commander, Cadet Squadron Leader, Cadet Flight Leader, and Cadet Section Commander.
The small structure to the rear of the Commandants house; sometimes thought to have been the Morgue or Dead house; was a Well House dating to the 1850s.
There are 25 student clubs and organizations associated with the RMC: Arts, Astronomy, Broomball, Cheerleading, Climbing, Cycling, Debating, Duke of Edinburghs Award, Fish & Game, Judo, Juggling, Outdoors, Paintball, Photo, Power Flying, Social Dance, Stage Band, Theatre, Triathlon/Running, Video Editing, War Games, Water Polo, Windsurfing, Womens Rugby and Yachting.
RMCgives extra weight to those applicants with second-language skills, although this is not a requirement.
The campus is on the shore of Lake Ontario and has easy access to two lake-front parks, vourite locations for students to relax and unwind. The campus is also located approximately 10 minutes walk from the citys downtown.
The Stone Frigate, a large stone building completed in 1820 by Sir Robert Barrie, was designed to hold gear and rigging from British warships dismantled in compliance with the Rush-Bagot Agreement. It served as a barracks briefly in 1837-38, and was refitted as a dormitory and classrooms to house RMC by 1876.
Recent research has determined that the oldest portion of what is currently known as the Commandants house is the surgeons house, dated to 1820 or a bit later, not the wood-framed 1812 naval hospital, as is commonly believed
RMC cadets produce the campus news, the Precision. The alumni association produces Veritasand e-Veritas.
One of the four Components of the Royal Military College of Canada, the mission of the Athletic component is to provide opportunities for all officer-cadets to participate in physical activities and sports that are mentally demanding in order to develop their overall physical capabilities, self-confidence and leadership. The Physical education mission is "to establish a strong foundation of skills and knowledge in physical fitness, sports, and military-related activities through a progressive and diverse physical education program for RMC Officer Cadets" The Vision is "foster a passion for active living and leadership in physical activity." To enhance their physical fitness and develop military and athletic skills necessary to lead their troops, Cadets must take physical education classes every year - for a total of 100 min per week. The first year program focusses on personal physical fitness: theory on exercise physiology, nutrition, training principles and injury prevention. The cadets complete the Basic Military Swim Standard test. The second year program focussed on collective sports: soccer, broomball, spinning, volleyball, basketball, squash, badminton, flag-football, handball, water polo and softball. Cadets acquire basic skills to organize a sport tournament. The third year program focusses on military skills: unarmed combat, different obstacle courses, waterborne training and military rappelling. The fourth year program focussed on individual sports: canoeing, rock climbing, weight training, swimming and life guarding, advanced unarmed combat, pressure points control tactics and spinning leadership.
The RMC Band recorded two CDs, one in 1996 and the other in 1998. In addition, The Sound of Scarlet: Royal Military College of Canada by Lieutenant-Commander D.K. Dickey is a 12 record circa 1960s or early 1970s for Summit Records.
Typically, successful applicants enter the Canadian Military College (CMC) System as an Officer Cadet, where they receive an education that balances academics, leadership, bilingualism and athletics. If there are more qualified candidates than the CMC System can accommodate or the choice of programme is not offered, such as Nursing, Physiotherapy and Pharmacy, successful applicants would be eligible to apply to any Canadian university where books, lab fees and student fees are covered, and students receive a monthly salary.
To build high quality, world-class programs in areas of importance to the Canadian Forces and to Canada,
Led by Queens University, the HPCVL mission is to provide supercomputer power to a number of universities in Eastern Ontario: Queens University, RMC, the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. Researchers are provided with the computational power needed to solve increasingly complex problems.
Since an application to ROTP is also an application to the Canadian Military College System, all candidates are assessed against an aptitude test, a medical examination, and an interview. Military Potential is an assessment of Aptitudes, Personality Traits, and the choice of occupation. Academic Performance is an a candidates top six most recent marks related to the requirements of the chosen programme. Officer Cadets are obliged to maintain satisctory academic and military performance throughout the programme. The cadets come to
For most students, education is free and a monthly salary is paid which meets incidentals. The courses are offered both on site and by distance learning in both official languages: English and French.
The Royal Language Center of Canada, a part of the Royal Military College of Canada, teaches cadets how to communicate in both of Canadas official languages, English and French. The program begins with 4 placement tests. Students are placed into small classes and undergo 5 periods of instruction per week during regular school hours.
Aerial view of the Royal Military College of Canada.The Royal Military College of Canada, Canadas Military University, prepares officer-cadets for a career in the profession of arms and continues the development of other Canadian Forces members and civilians with interest in defence issues. RMC provides programs and courses of higher education and professional development to meet the needs of the Canadian Forces and the Department of National Defence.
The location has been an active military base since 1789 and was an important dockyard during the War of 1812.
RMCs Mackenzie Building at NightThe RMC mission is to educate, train and develop Officer Cadets for leadership careers of effective service in the Canadian Forces-Canadian Forces Air Command, Canadian Forces Maritime Command and Canadian Forces Land Force Command.
The mission is to advance the knowledge base for addressing the key technology challenges to the commercialisation of fuel cell applications..
RMC cadets are all encouraged to perform community service. This past year, cadets supported a variety of charitable causes in Kingston, Ontario.
The Institute (CFLI) is a centre for multi-disciplinary research, analysis and lessons learned on leadership and professionalism in the armed forces and civil society. The Institutes civilian and military culty in the social sciences and humanities ensure that academic theories, models and concepts guide military doctrine and reforms and share Canadian military concepts, policies and programs with the academic community, other government departments and foreign counterparts.
To be eligible to enter RMC, candidates must meet the course requirements for one of the undergraduate programs in Kingston, Ontario or the preparatory year in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.
RMC refers to its students as Fourth Year, Third Year, Second year, and First year. Most cadets consider first year to be the most difficult because of the rules and restrictions developed to help students transition from civilian to officer cadet. However, the third year is generally considered to be the hardest academically.
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RMC started a graduate studies programme in 1965. The Division of Continuing Studies was established in 1997.
RMC Campus in 1920Point Frederick includes three National Historic Site Designations: the 1920s Royal Navy Dockyard, the Point Frederick Buildings and Kingston Fortifications.
The mission is to become the principal provider of expertise related to environmental issues within the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces (DND/CF). The Institute provides Environmental training through short courses, distance education, or as part of undergraduate or graduate programs.
Originally contained sports stores, swimming pool, admin offices, locker rooms, medical cilities and dormitories.
The mission is to support and promote research and education in the field of advanced materials and manucturing at Queens University and at RMC
RMC offers 19 undergraduate programs in Arts, Science and Engineering. RMC offers 34 graduate studies opportunities, including 14 doctorates. In addition to the Faculty (university) of Arts, Engineering, and Science, the Division of Continuing Studies offers undergraduate and graduate level programs including the "Officer Professional Military Education Program" (OPME). The Department of Applied Military Science (AMS) offers a graduate level program - the Land Force Technical Staff Programme (LFTSP) and an undergraduate/community college level program - the Army Technical Warrant Officers Programme.
Established in 1975, the mission is to conduct research in matters of national and international security and other aspects of international relations. The Centre has strong links with the RMC..
Army training relates to, for example, combat engineering and logistics. Naval training covers navigation and naval engineering. Various military science courses and programs stress doctrine, campaigning, strategy, weapons systems and military law.
The mission is to create an environment to promote active space research programs and thereby provide support for Space Science and other space-related degree programs and activities.
The RMC 2008-9 intramural leagues are: ball hockey, basketball, ice hockey, soccer, ultimate frisbee, and waterpolo.