Centre for Newcomer Integration

Student Support Services

We are committed to student success. You are invited to participate in a variety of supports and services that can assist you in reaching your academic, career and settlement goals.

Student Integration Services

Student Integration Coordinators are available to provide: 

  • Academic planning
    • Individual pathway planning
  • Employment-related services
    • Career and Employment Counselling 
    • Pathways to Success presentations and events
  • Information about essential needs supports and services
    • Settlement Support Services
    • Building Community 
    • Personal Support Counselling

Contact Information

If you would like to schedule an appointment with a Student Integration Coordinator, contact:

Jillian Hoogland, Student Integration Coordinator, Winnipeg 
Email: jhoogland@rrc.ca

Reena Nerbas, Student Integration Coordinator, Regional
Email: rmnerbas@rrc.ca

Heidi DeFehr, Student Integration Coordinator for Internationally-Educated Health Professionals
Email: hdefehr@rrc.ca

Learning Labs

Student Support Services offer Learning Labs for Centre for Newcomer Integration students seeking additional support. You can drop by any lab without an appointment.

See your instructor for information.

Student Counselling Services

Student Counselling Services are available to provide:

  • voluntary, confidential, and free personal counselling supports and services 
  • a safe and supportive space to talk 
  • an opportunity to develop insight and work on coping strategies 
  • guidance to additional resources 

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Student Accessibility Services

RRC Polytech is committed to providing persons with documented disabilities fair and equal access to educational programs, services, and facilities. 

These services are available to students with all types of permanent and temporary disabilities including physical, sensory, neurological, learning disabilities as well as persons with medical conditions or mental health disabilities.

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RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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