Situated in Ancaster, Ontario, the campus has beautiful scenery that can perfectly complement the academic lifestyle of the students. Those who plan to study here have a lot of options when it comes to finding places to live in. If they are incoming students, they can live in a townhouse, such as the Townhouse Residences at Redemeer, which is located in the Calvin, Cranmer, and Luther Courts. Second-year students can choose to live in the Augustine Hall, while the older students can go to independent apartments situated inside the Augustine Hall and Luther Court.
The Campus provides a lot of services to its students, such as Conference Services, Food Services, Food Plan, Sustainable Initiatives, On-Campus Summer and Long-Term Housing. It also has other notable facilities that include two squash courts, two lit tennis courts, a soccer field, a beach volleyball sand court, a lit outdoor basketball court, a double sized hardwood gymnasium, and a workout studio or fitness centre.
There are many things that students can take part in. Some of the things they can participate in are: The Battle of the Bands, where musicians compete to be crowned the number one Redeemer band; Socal Justice Conference, where students meet up every Saturday to learn and discuss about social justice issues; Banquet, an event where students dress, eat dinner and dance at an end-of-the-year party in Hamilton; Chapel Service, for students and faculty members who plan to participate in worship, either through singing or reading the gospel; Sibling Weekend, where planned, special events for the siblings of Redeemer students are made; Church in the Box, a worship service held once a month on Sunday evenings; Coffeehouse, a place where creative people meet up and share their poetry, skits, songs, and other creative talents; Book Sale Sleepover, where students sleep outside the school so they can have the early pick of used books that are on sale the first week of each semester; Hot Spot, a once-a-month informal service which includes musicians, speakers and singers that perform in the Rec Center on a Thursday evening. The campus also caters to athletic students, and those who are athletically-inclined are encouraged to join the Redeemer Royals, which compete in women's and men's basketball, soccer, indoor soccer and badminton, cross-country, and volleyball.
There are many programs available at Redeemer University. The main divisions are in the areas of the Arts, which include: Theatre Arts (Performance), Religion & Theology (Mission & Ministry, Youth Ministry), Philosophy, Physical Education, (Recreation), English, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Art (General, Studio Art, Art History), History, Music, Business (Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing), French, Political Science and Social Work (Social Justice, Criminal Justice, Disability Studies); For the sciences, the major programs include: Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Kinesiology, and Computer Science; and Education.
Ancaster is a suburban community southwest of Hamilton, Ontario. Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario, which boasts a current population of roughly 500,000. Traditionally, the local economy has been led by the steel and heavy manufacturing industries. Within the last decade, there has been a shift towards the service sector, particularly health and sciences.
Hamilton is located on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula and wraps around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario; most of the city, including the downtown section, is on the south shore. Hamilton is situated in the geographic centre of the Golden Horseshoe and is roughly the midway point between Toronto and Buffalo.