Exciting Changes to Student Email — Student Email moving to Office 365

March 3, 2017 • Written by

final_bannerThroughout the month of March, Red River College IT Solutions is proceeding with the next phase of enhancements to the Student Email system, moving Student Mailboxes to Office 365 in the Cloud.  This enhancement to the Student Email service will provide you with upgraded features, increase mailbox sizes and improve access to the Student email system from mobile devices.  Details about these new features
and frequently asked questions related to this move are available on the ITS Support website which can be found at blogs.rrc.ca/its.

IT Solutions will notify you by email when your mailbox is scheduled to be moved to Office 365.  There is no action required on your part to prepare for this move.  All of your mail, calendar items and contacts will be moved to Office 365 during this process.

Employer On-Campus: Canada Revenue Agency

March 2, 2017 • Written by

Careers with Canada Revenue Agency

The CRA invites all Business and IT students to an information session! Join us to learn more about the wide range of opportunities with the CRA.

Bring your laptop! CRA representatives will be available to assist you to create your online candidate profile.

Exchange District Campus
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Room P107 – CGA Manitoba Room
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Deadline for registration: March 6, 2017

Notre Dame Campus
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Room F311
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Deadline for registration: March 24, 2017

Register online at: http://connect.rrc.ca/SES
If you have difficulty registering contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966.

Limited seating available – sign up early!



Employer on-Campus: Great-West Life

March 2, 2017 • Written by

We are hiring!

Great-West Life invites all graduating accounting students to a recruitment and information session!

We’ll provide you with the training and tools to succeed, including some of the most advanced technology in the business. We’ll encourage you to think for yourself and we’ll listen to your thoughts and ideas. We’ll support your personal and professional development, and reward your success.

If you are interested in learning more about Great-West Life, please attend the information session. Feel free to also review the website at www.greatwestlifeco.com.

Exchange District CampusGWL
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
CGA Manitoba Room – P107
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Notre Dame Campus
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Black Lecture Theatre
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Refreshments provided

Register online at: http://connect.rrc.ca/SES
If you have difficulty registering contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966.

Deadline for registration: March 24, 2017
Limited seating available – sign up early!


Professional Perspective: Beyond submitting job applications

March 2, 2017 • Written by
Welcome back to Professional Perspective where industry professionals share their insights regarding various employment related topics!

Cathy LundWe have Cathy Lund, Senior Campus Recruiter at RBC, answering today’s question. Cathy’s professional perspective comes from an amazing career that began in client facing sales roles and quickly evolved into leadership and human resource roles, recruiting and matching top talent with opportunities for rewarding experiences at RBC.

Today’s question is:

What would you encourage students to do to increase their chances of securing employment as they are nearing graduation or summer break?

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Cathy’s Professional Perspective

Social Media
“I would encourage students to do their research on social media: LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and explore a variety of roles that a company is posting. It makes for better conversations and resume building.”

Get your tech savvy and social media accounts to give you a boost in your job search, as Cathy suggests. A company’s post can reveal what they are looking for, what they value and what they are currently involved in. Use this information to learn more about the company. And when you are ready to reach out, use this knowledge to show interest in the company and customize your self-marketing tools.

Work Exposure
“Engage in co-ops, internships or summer jobs to build competence and organizational awareness.”

Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration. Cliché? Perhaps, but it rings true when Cathy recommends to take the time to get to know the business and the industry by getting involved. Use every opportunity with employers to build credibility, demonstrate a strong work ethic to earn yourself employability points for when you are vying for that dream job.

Informational Interviews
“Informational interviews are GOLD. Where else can you ask a person anything and find out if this is the right company or role for you before you are put on the spot during an interview?”

Need we say more?

Cathy adds, “10K Coffees is an emerging resource for students where they can login and connect with professionals and other students working for the company and request information interviews. Although there are many other companies participating, the RBC student hub is https://www.tenthousandcoffees.com/hub/rbc4studentscareers Code: rbccampus”

As a professional recruiter, Cathy is a wealth of information on what you can do to increase your chances of securing employment. If you would like tap into more of her knowledge, Cathy will be at the Notre Dame Campus on March 14, 2017 to talk about the Summer Internship Program, Aboriginal Summer Internship Program and new graduate opportunities at RBC.

Click here for more information and to register:
Employer on-Campus: Inspirational Career Journeys for Students @ RBC

For additional job searching tips, visit Student Employment Services’ Online Employment Resources or book an appointment with an RRC Employment Advisor at 204.632.3966 or JobCentre@rrc.ca.

Professional Perspective Red River College Student Employment Services


Employer On-Campus: Inspirational Career Journeys for Students @ RBC

February 27, 2017 • Written by
Students are invited to an interactive information session to learn about the Summer Internship Program, Aboriginal Summer Internship Program and new graduate opportunities at RBC!


Whether you’re considering a summer internship, or gearing up to start your full-time career, we understand that you’re looking for more than just a job. This is your future; let us help you find your best starting point.

At RBC, you can expect to reach your full potential in a supportive environment that gives you every opportunity to excel. We embrace diversity and inclusion, and will help you find your perfect fit with us.

Presenting: Zachary Davey Anderson, RBC Student Intern & Cathy Lund, Campus Recruiter

Tuesday, March 14, 2017        
Gathering Room of the Indigenous Support Centre
F209 – 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Register online at: http://connect.rrc.ca/SES
If you have difficulty registering contact Student Employment Services at 204.632.3966.

Limited seating available – sign up early!

You can also connect with the RBC Campus Team on:
Twitter: @RBC4Students        LinkedIn: RBC Campus Recruitment


Professional ESL Communication Workshops

February 21, 2017 • Written by

Professional ESL Communication Workshops – Winter 2017:

Join us to develop the oral communication skills and confidence you need for success, both at Red River College and in the workforce. Sessions will be interactive, engaging and dynamic.  These workshops are open to all ESL students in academic programs at Red River College.

Notre Dame Campus:

Room: D308
Times: Thursdays, 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • Thursday, March 2nd – 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, March 16th – 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, March 30th – 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 13th – 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Exchange District Campus:

Room: P204 & P313
Times: Mondays, 11:00am – 12:00pm & 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • Monday, February 27th (P204)
  • Monday, March 13th (P313)
  • Monday, March 27th (P313)
  • Monday, April 10th (P313)

For more information, contact Kaleigh Quinn: kquinn@rrc.ca or 204.631.3472.

In order to plan relevant sessions that meet your needs, please take 3 minutes to complete this survey; tell the ASC about what you would like to focus on in the Winter 2017 term!


February 16, 2017 • Written by

For income tax purposes, T2202A tax receipts will be available through your HUB account at the end of February 2017 for the 2016 calendar year. T2202As are only available online through your HUB account, they are not mailed out by the College. If you have any questions about your T2202A please contact us:

E-Mail: Full-time students register@rrc.ca
Part-time CE students cde@rrc.ca
Regional students – please contact your campus

Phone: Full-time students 204-632-2327, toll free 1-800-903-7707
Part-time CE students 204-694-1789, toll free 1-866-242-7073
Regional students – please contact your campus

In-person: Student Service Centre, D101, Notre Dame Campus
Student Service Centre, P104, Exchange District Campus
Regional students – please contact your campus

Personal Safety Training for Staff and Students – February 14 & 21

February 10, 2017 • Written by

Red River College is undertaking additional security measures at its Exchange District Campus following two recent, separate incidents in which two students were injured during what appears to be attempts to steal their cellphones.

The Winnipeg Police Service will be hosting a Personal Safety Training seminar for staff and students in P107 at the Roblin Centre on Tuesday, February 14 and Tuesday, February 21. Please see timing below for sessions running on each day:

February 14

Session: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

February 21

Session: 8:00am – 9:30am
Session: 10:00am – 11:30am
Session: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Session: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

There is no pre-registration required. The session will cover personal safety topics such as parking at night, transit safety, dealing with panhandlers, gang awareness, robbery prevention and debit and ATM safety tips.

As well, the WPS will set up an information booth on Tuesday, February 14 from 8:00pm-2:00pm in the Roblin Centre Atrium where members will be on-hand to answer questions.

Future sessions are being coordinated for this Spring.

For additional information, please contact Keith A. Walker at kewalker@rrc.ca.

Learning the Canadian Way: RRC Students Skate the River Trail Together

February 10, 2017 • Written by

Hospitality and Tourism student volunteers and Intercultural Mentorship partners learning to skate at the Forks.

At Red River College, students tend to stick together both inside and outside the classroom. Having fellow students to lean on for support took on a whole new meaning on Saturday, January 28th when Red River College’s group of immigrant and international students joined Student Integration Coordinator, Lauren Konrad, for a lesson on how to lace up the Canadian way.

Over 60 international and immigrant students attended the outdoor event. For most, this first- time skating experience was also the first time standing on a frozen river trail; an entirely new concept of outdoor fun. Students held each other up as they took their first glides. According to Business Administration Student, Thiago Vitral, “this was my first opportunity to use the skates I purchased once I moved to Canada. We don’t get to skate like this in Brazil”.


Canadian Connection volunteers giving a helping hand.

Following the outdoor skating time on the trails and rink, students shared some hot chocolate and donuts at The Forks  Commons while having the opportunity to talk with other students and make new friendships.

The event  is offered each year through Diversity and Intercultural Service’s Canadian Connection Program. The event was supported by a group of student volunteers from the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.  Current students from this program partner with the Canadian Connection Program to gain hands on field experience through the variety of activities offered throughout the academic year.