How to save your money as a student!

September 17, 2017 • Written by

On Tue., Sept. 19, in P107 (Roblin Centre) and Wed., Sept. 20, in the Cave Lounge (D Building, Notre Dame Campus), the Red River College Students’ Association and RRC Alumni Relations have partnered to host Robert R. Brown, author of the Canadian bestseller Wealthing Like Rabbits, to talk about financial literacy with you.

Both events run from 12pm – 1pm; we recommend showing up as early as possible to grab a seat. The first 100 people seated for each event (starting from the front row) will receive a free copy of the book!

Feel free to bring your lunches along!

Gluten Sensitivity: Symptoms and Signs

September 15, 2017 • Written by

Here it is the magic buzz word of today’s diet fads of what to eat and not to eat. But is it Gluten freereally a fad? Maybe people have heard of gluten free diets and many people are opting to not have gluten in their diet but why? How do I know if I even have gluten intolerance? There’s not a simple answer as it can be a hidden thing in our lives.

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WIN A $50 GIFT CARD!!

September 15, 2017 • Written by

We want to hear what you think about us!!!

The Campus store and Print Shoppe at both College Campus’s will have open online surveys for staff that have visited us and used our services. Surveys will be open starting September 18 and close at the end of day October 13. The surveys take less than 5 minutes to complete and just for telling us how your experience was with us, your name will be entered into a draw for a $50 gift card to the Campus store!!

Please remember:

  • One $50 gift card will be awarded each for the Campus Store and for the Print Shoppe. You could potentially win $100 in gift cards to the Campus store!
  • One entry per survey, per person please. Only current RRC staff members and students are eligible to enter the draw.
  • Please enter your contact info with your survey submission.
  • Draws will take place on Monday, October 16. Winners will be announced on the All Staff News and our Campus Store Facebook
  • All individual comments and results will be kept strictly confidential.

So if you want a chance to win a $50 gift card for filling out a 5 minute survey, then click on the links below!!

Print Shoppe Survey

Campus Store Survey

On behalf of the Campus store and Print Shoppe team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience(s) with us!!

Cheers!

Anthony Francisco

Manager – Campus store and Print Shoppe

10 Rules of Gym Etiquette

September 8, 2017 • Written by

The new school year is upon us and that means new students and staff in the fitness centres.   Make sure you’re not the one who’s turning heads for all the wrong reasons by following some simple rules of gym etiquette. RRC Recreation Services has put some tips together to help everyone have a good experience. Read More →

The Rebel in You – A 12 Week Wellness Program

September 7, 2017 • Written by

Sometimes starting an exercise program can be more challenging than the working out itself. Having to figure out how to get started, learning new terminology to what’s the difference between a rep and a set as well as knowing what to exactly do while in the gym. That is why we designed a custom p specific for The Rebel in You.rogram

This is a complete guide to getting moving and started on a journey of healthy living. Inside you’ll learn different terms and a glossary of definitions. The booklet has advice as to why being active is the right thing for you to do and it gives tips to help keep you on track, even when we find ourselves with a setback, we can still learn from it and use the tips to get back on. You will be shown how to find your target heart rate to make sure that when you are training aerobically you are being efficient and reaching the level needed to reach your goals. It also helps you with how to make and set goals!

Included in the program booklet is a couple of full workout programs, which you can do at your own pace and you can keep track of it with the weekly calendar data chart to measure progress. Each program can be done for the entirety of the 12 weeks, or you can switch to another one if you feel you’d like to be challenged a bit more from the previous program. One of the programs is designed without any equipment which means it can help you become more familiar with movement and your body but also it means you can also do it at home. At the end of a workout or on a day you feel you need a stretch you can use the stretching guidelines to help balance out the work you’ve been putting in from the exercising.

Regardless of your level of fitness or experience, this program is designed to help you get a little bit more from your wellness plans and to help guide you in a total wellness program. The Rebel in You wellness booklet can be found on our website and it is free to download. Feel free to ask coworkers to join in, or family members to help provide support and a bit of social gathering time while you do something good for you. To be well is less about how you “should” go to the gym, or about the time you denied yourself dessert but more of an understanding that you matter and are important. That the higher value you place on yourself to take one more step or do one more rep pays out not only in your future self but also in your present self. We all are living a life where life happens, so we do not need to wait for life to happen in the “right way” for us to be well but we can practice being well in ourselves with each moment so that we create a life of wellness and well-being.

 

12 Week Wellness Program

 

Employer On-Campus: Ontario Provincial Police

September 6, 2017 • Written by
The Ontario Provincial Police invites all students to an information session!

This presentation will provide details about preparing for a career in policing, as well as information on civilian employment relating to the Provincial Communications Centre and more.

Abbreviated Session
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Orange Lecture Theatre, Room GM44
Notre Dame Campus
2055 Notre Dame Avenue
11:00 am to noon

Full Session
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
ETV Studio B, Room GM33
Notre Dame Campus
2055 Notre Dame Avenue
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Can’t make it in person?
Watch the full session online at http://blogs.rrc.ca/etv/streaming

To attend in person, register online at: https://teamsites.rrc.ca/ses

If you have difficulty registering or have accessibility questions or accommodation requests, contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966 or jobcentre@rrc.ca.

Limited seating available. Sign up early – no late arrivals!

For more information, contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966 or jobcentre@rrc.ca

Enhance your college experience

September 1, 2017 • Written by

Research has shown that being physically active has a positive effect on the academic success of college and university students.

Playing on a varsity sport team is a great way to meet new people, stay active and enhance valuable skills such as leadership, organizational and communication that will help you secure future employment.

You must be a full-time student at Red River College to participate.  We encourage you to fill out our recruiting form prior to attending the tryouts so we can connect you with one of coaches.
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If you want to pull on our jersey and be a Rebel, then we want to see you out at one of our upcoming tryouts.

Interested students should bring their student ID’s, proof of health insurance, and appropriate sport clothing to tryouts

We encourage you to fill out our recruiting form prior to attending the tryouts. Read More →

Hiring: Frontline Police Constables, Ontario Provincial Police

September 1, 2017 • Written by
The Ontario Provincial Police is hiring frontline Police Constables!

We are looking for applicants who have the passion, commitment and courage to become an Ontario Provincial Police Officer. To attract the most competitive and diverse candidates, OPP Uniform Recruitment along with North West Region Headquarters will host a one-day police symposium in Kenora, Ontario.

Event: Ontario Provincial Police North West Region Police Experience –
Exploring Communities Beyond Lake Superior
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2016
Time: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Seven Generations Educational Institute – 240 Veterans Drive, Kenora, ON

The focus will be candidates seeking to become an OPP officer and serving in North Western Ontario. Candidates are required to submit an Application Form. Upon review, candidates/applicants will be selected to attend this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Learn what it takes to become a Provincial Constable! Speakers will include: Frontline OPP Officers, Specialized Units, Special Constable, Auxiliary and Provincial Communication Dispatchers.Lake of the Woods Kenora

Email your application form to uniformrecruitment@opp.ca no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, September 22, 2017. Late applications will not be considered.

Thank you for your interest in the OPP.


For more information, contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966 or jobcentre@rrc.ca.

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WIRELESS NETWORK UPGRADE AT THE ROBLIN CENTRE

August 28, 2017 • Written by

I.T. Solutions will be performing wireless network upgrades at The Roblin Centre from Friday, August 25, 2017 to Friday, September 1, 2017.

These upgrades will result in intermittent loss of wireless network coverage in specific areas at The Roblin Centre as hardware is replaced.

If you have any questions or concerns please submit a Caselog at https://hub.rrc.ca/CaseLog/NewCase.aspx?Area=ITS&Category=58.

Greetings RRC students!

August 25, 2017 • Written by
Welcome to Red River College!
As you are getting settled in, remember that you have access to various supports and services here at the College to help you succeed in your studies and transition into the world of work.

Whether you are planning to look for a part-time job while in school or need help launching your career after graduation, RRC’s Student Employment Services is here to assist you.

Student Employment Services provides FREE assistance with:

  • setting yourself up for career success
  • connecting with employers
  • networking tips
  • labour market information
  • job search strategies
  • cover letter and resume writing
  • interview preparation
  • access to job postings on JobCentral.rrc.ca

It is never too early to start preparing and taking the active steps for the career you want!

For more information or to book an appointment with an Employment Advisor, call 204.632.3966 or email JobCentre@rrc.ca.

See you on campus!

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