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CIEGP Bi-Weekly Sessions off to a great start!

CIEGP’s first two sessions Preparing & Searching for Work during the Coronavirus Pandemic and Immigration Policy and Updates related to International Students held on May 19 was attended by over 80 students and it was an opportunity for many to pose relevant questions to the panelists and presenters.  A testimonial of the event was posted on LinkedIn by Ron Cantiveros of David Aplin Group.

The next two sessions in the series are:

Session #3
Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020 3:30-4:30 pm
Topic: Scams and Fraud: Protect Yourself!

Did you know that being smart does not protect you from being caught in a scam? Every year, Red River College students are targeted by scams and fraudsters by email, phone, and in person, trying to steal their money or personal information. Find out how to protect yourself in this informative session.

Presenter: Norlan Page, International Student Support Coordinator, CIEGP

Session #4
Date: Monday, June 8, 2020 12:00-1:00 pm
Topic: Business/Entrepreneurship, Resources and Services

Interested in starting a business? Start on the right path! Nicole Fontaine, Liaison Officer at the World Trade Centre Winnipeg will empower you with knowledge about entrepreneurship and provide you with resources and available services on how to start a business in Manitoba.

Her workshop/seminar cover the basic requirements you need to consider when starting your own business, including:

  • Different types of business organizations (i.e. home-based business, corporate business, etc.) and legal considerations;
  • Business Name Registration, Taxation, Licensing requirements;
  • Financing options, and much more!

Host: Evelyne Kiwanuka, International Student Support Representative, CIEGP
Presenter: Nicole Fontaine, Liaison Officer, WTC Winnipeg

If interested in attending, please e-mail IESupport@rrc.ca with the Subject Line: CIEGP Sessions

Hope to see you there!