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Explore what’s new at Red River College during Open House 2016

February 16, 2016

Red River College opens its doors this week to more than 2,500 prospective students from throughout Manitoba, as part of annual Open House events aimed at showcasing the best the College has to offer.

On Tuesday, Feb. 16 (11am-2 p.m.; 5-8 p.m.) and Wednesday, Feb. 17 (9 a.m.-2 p.m.), attendees can learn about the wide variety of programs and services available at RRC by touring the Winnipeg campuses, meeting with staff and instructors, and taking part in information sessions, career exploration showcases and other interactive events.

At RRC’s Notre Dame campus, attendees can peruse displays and kiosks representing more than 200 full- and part-time programs. Scheduled tours of the Notre Dame, Exchange District and Stevenson Campuses will also take place throughout the duration of the event, with complimentary shuttle services and Winnipeg Transit passes available to transport students from location to location.

“We’re again offering specialized tours to better suit students’ individual needs,” says Clint Thiessen, a Student Recruitment Officer at RRC. “Students can choose from several different tours that focus on such areas as Health Sciences, Trades and Technology, and our Culinary and Hospitality programs’ new Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, as well as our new student residence, to name a few.”

Open House is aimed not just at potential students, but also parents, teachers and guidance counselors, all of whom are invited to seek the resources they need to make informed decisions about post-secondary and career paths.

“Whether you’re taking one class, or pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree, it’s definitely worth your time to check out the options at Red River College, and Open House is the perfect time to do that,” says Student Recruitment Officer Kristina Misurka.

“Not only will you have the opportunity to gather information about RRC programs, you’ll also get a taste for the vibrant, active and culturally diverse student life that awaits students on our campuses.”

To learn more about this year’s event, visit