Congratulations on getting accepted to Red River College! There are a number of things you should do to ensure a smooth transition to RRC and Manitoba.
Step 2: Read the Red River College International Student Pre-Arrival Handbook.
Step 3: Make your accommodation arrangements prior to entering Canada. Accommodation arrangements are your responsibility and should be made directly with a service provider. Please see your Winnipeg Accommodation Guide for information on housing options.
Step 4: Book your flight in advance, many overseas flights fill quickly for August and December departures. Please ensure that you arrive at least one monthh prior to your program start date. This will facilitate a smoother transition into a new environment and allow sufficient time for LINKS seminar, and orientation.
Step 5: Airport pick up is provided by the College, once you purchase your airfare. If you require this service, fill the request and email email@example.com
Step 6: Additional tuition payments can be made in advance to the College for visa approval purposes, or before you depart for Canada. Please review the accepted payment methods.
Please follow step by step here to make sure you don’t miss anything.
Step 1: Book your appointment to Connect with the International Education Office
If you have not already done so, you are required to submit all original academic documents, a copy of study permit and co-op work permit and update your personal contact information.
Step 2: Register for The LINKS seminar for international students
The LINKS seminar is a mandatory orientation session for academic program students.
Step 3: Review your First Day Information Sheet
Once you have confirmed that your study permit has been approved and you will be attending the program, your First Day of Information Sheet will be emailed to you.
Step 4: Set up your RRC HUB (WebAdvisor) account
Step 5: Pay remaining program fees
Program fees are assessed by term and due on the first day of each term. Payments can be made in person at the Student Service Centres or by credit card through your WebAdvisor account. Your registration statement will be available on your WebAdvisor account approximately 2-4 weeks prior to the start of the program.
Step 6: Get your student photo ID card
Go to the Student Services Centre at the Notre Dame Campus (Room D101) or Roblin Centre – Exchange District Campus (Room P104). Your student number and photo identification (passport) is required.
Step 7: Apply for Manitoba Health coverage
Find out more about health plans to learn if you are covered and how to apply.
Step 8: Review the Students’ Association Health Benefits Information
These benefits cover extended health and dental which are not covered by Manitoba Health and administered through the RRC Students’ Association.
Step 9: Purchase required books
Booklists are available online two weeks prior the start of classes.
Step 10: Read the RRC Student Handbook
The RRC Student Handbook provides you with information that is useful during your time studying at Red River College.
Step 11: Review other services
Locker rentals may be purchased from the Print and Graphic Centre at the Notre Dame Campus, Exchange District Campus or online.
Bus passes may be purchased at the Ox at the Notre Dame Campus or the Mercantile at the Exchange District Campus. You must have a student photo ID to purchase a discounted student bus pass.
Take a look at the College Maps to help you to learn about the campuses.