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Intercultural Competence and Diversity Guide

Do you want to boost your knowledge about diversity and intercultural competence? Red River College offers an Intercultural Competence and Diversity Guide full of information, links, and resources!

Our community is composed of people from diverse cultural backgrounds, including different national or ethnic affiliations, language, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical and cognitive abilities, spiritual beliefs, marital/parental status. This guide is offers a starting point to understanding of our cultural identities and building on the skills to bridge cross-cultural differences. These resources may also help enhance intercultural communication, a key ingredient in an expanding world. This guide also offers resources to help enhance our awareness about gender and sexual diversity and understanding of how gender and sexual identities are unique, fluid and complex.



  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Your GUIDE is ready”
  3. Select the subject box – INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE & DIVERSITY is in the Student Success section – to see all the guides on this subject
  4. Click the desired guide and you have a great starting point.

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What is a Guide?

Guides are curated web pages created by our library staff. Many people who are starting to explore a topic aren’t sure where to start – there are so many options and it can be overwhelming.

Guides are a starting spot for students looking for more information on a particular topic in the collection. A guide will typically include featured books and journals (both print and electronic), databases, Videos (DVDs and streaming) and websites. They may also include specialized information specific to the topic (i.e. WHIMIS or resources specific to an assignment).