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2017 Tax Forms

February 15, 2018 • Written by

2017 Tax Forms will soon be available on the HUB:

  • T2202A Student tax forms will be available on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

To review and print a PDF version of your tax form:

  1. Access HUB at this link:  https://hub.rrc.ca/HUB
  2. Use your RRC network username and password and select ‘Login’.
  3. Click the ‘Payments and Profile’ application under ‘My Applications’.
  4. Select ‘Tax Information’.

Do you have questions about taxes in Canada? International Education will be hosting tax information sessions during the week of March 5-9, 2018. Check back at the Diversity in the next few days for registration information.

Answers & Support–talk to us!

February 15, 2018 • Written by

If you have difficulties or concerns as you are going through your program, or if you have questions about settlement, culture, or accessing services at Red River College, we’re here to help!

If you would like to contact a Student Integration Coordinator, please fill out our Request for Advising for Current Immigrant and International Students Form or contact your Student Integration Coordinator directly:

Notre Dame Campus and Stevenson Campus

  • Norlan Page, Student Integration Coordinator
  • D206-2055 Notre Dame Avenue
  • Phone: 204.631.3309
  • Email: nopage@rrc.ca

Exchange District Campus and Regional Campuses

  • Lauren Konrad, Student Integration Coordinator
  • 223-319 Elgin Avenue
  • Phone: 204.631.3345
  • Email: lkonrad@rrc.ca

Business and Information Technology Students – SkipTheDishes Tour

February 15, 2018 • Written by

SkipTheDishes invites all Business and Information Technology students to a tour of the SkipTheDishes Headquarters

  • Learn more about the wide range of opportunities with SkipTheDishes
  • Experience the open work space
  • Listen to success stories from current employees and meet with hiring managers to learn about potential part-time, full-time and Co-op opportunities.

Students can register online at: https://teamsites.rrc.ca/ses

This opportunity is offered by Student Employment Services.

CANADIAN CONNECTION PROGRAM: Free Tickets to explore Winnipeg

February 14, 2018 • Written by

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In order to help students take a break while preparing for mid-terms, the Diversity and Intercultural Services Department has lined up the following opportunities for you:

FREE TICKETS TO EXPERIENCE THE WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Enjoy a free event and experience the WSO’s Charlie Chaplin: City Lights Live

When: Friday, February 16th

Where: Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall

Time: 8:00 pm

All students Interested in attending can contact Student Integration Coordinator, Lauren Konrad at lkonrad@rrc.ca to express interest in attending and how many passes you would like. Those who are selected will be contacted with event details. Limited tickets are available.

 

 

 

2 Peace Awards available! Deadline is this Friday!

February 14, 2018 • Written by

Red River College recognizes and honors the tremendous potential of students who come from various backgrounds and wants to celebrate stories of courage, strength and determination. The Peace Award is presented annually to current students in full-time academic programs who entered Canada as refugees or refugee claimants. Two Awards of $1,000 each are available for students who have shown perseverance in reaching their educational goals, while overcoming challenges and adapting to a new life in Canada.

This is an invitation to self-reflection, exploration and goal-setting that we believe facilitate settlement and integration and highlight the significant contributions students with refugee experiences bring to a multicultural community.

SCREENING CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPANTS

  • Must be a RRC student in a full-time career program
  • Must have immigrated to Canada as a refugee/refugee claimant*
  • Must be in good academic standing with their program and RRC, and provide a letter of reference from their program
  • Must submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay discussing:
    • Their adjustment and experience to living and learning in Canada
    • Why they decided to study their current program at RRC
    • How the Peace Award will help them succeed in reaching their education, career and life goals

*Note: First consideration will be given to individuals who have immigrated to Canada in the past 7 years

All applications must be submitted by Friday, February 16, 2018.

All submissions will be evaluated by a panel and the successful applicants will be notified directly.

For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.rrc.ca/peaceaward .

CANADIAN CONNECTION: HeHo! Free Group Activity to Festival du Voyageur – Saturday, February 17th

February 14, 2018 • Written by

He Ho – It’s off to Festival du Voyageur we go! The Canadian Connection Program would like you to join us Saturday, February 17th to experience one of Canada’s largest outdoor winter festivals.

Join your RRC immigrant and international student group as we explore and celebrate the Franco-Manitoban heritage and culture. Visit the Festival grounds for a day of live music, French/ Metis foods, ice sculptures and outdoor winter activities.

When: Saturday, February 17th

Time: 1pm – 4 pm ( Your pass will be valid all day upon entry)

Where: Fort Gibraltar – Located in St. Boniface

Click Here to view the events and music schedule for the Festival.

If you are interested in attending the event, please complete the online registration.

Please note that space is limited for this event. Event details will be sent to those who register at a closer date.

Apply to be a Diversity Ambassador with Diversity and Intercultural Services at Red River College!

February 14, 2018 • Written by

Three Diversity Ambassador positions are available for current immigrant and international students in full-time academic programs. Diversity Ambassadors spend a minimum of 50 hours of time over the year to share their experience, promote diversity on campus, provide peer-support and assist various programs and services across Red River College to organize events and activities. This program is an opportunity for student leaders who are committed to promoting diversity and creating an inclusive environment at Red River College.

The diversity event

Screening criteria for participants

  • Must be a current full-time immigrant or international student at Red River College who will return as a full-time student the following academic year
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural, communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Interest in diversity and working with people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Willingness to listen respectfully to different points of view and openness to self-reflection
  • Commitment to following through on assignments, meeting deadlines and performing tasks in a timely manner

Ambassadors receive a $500 honorarium at the end of the program.

Program commitment involves a May-April timeline.

Deadline to apply is April 29, 2018!

Apply:  Diversity Ambassadors Program.

Online Peer Support

February 8, 2018 • Written by

Do your problems seem overwhelming? You can access Red River College’s online student support system for help.

With Red River ReliefLine students can anonymously connect to a peer listener via online text chat 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Read more about this service here. Students can access Red River ReliefLine here.