Red River College

Location Winnipeg
Established 1938
Famous For Creative Arts, Education, Skilled Trades


RRC Polytech, or Red River College, offers more than 200 program options in certification, full and part-time degrees, diplomas, and post-diplomas. Courses provide experiential learning through industry placements, apprenticeships, and paid work terms.

Applied learning at RRC is one of the most affordable and efficient ways to gain the job skills and experience needed to immigrate to Canada.

For international students, the college offers a wonderful range of courses, such as Intensive English, Transportation Technology, Creative Arts, Health Sciences, Indigenous Education, and more. Each program ranges in length from less than one year to four years. More than 60 academic programs are dedicated to international students.

Services for International Students

RRC Polytech conducts intensive English sessions to help international students improve their English language proficiency before starting their academic program. The College also provides complete support to migrant and international students from choosing the right course, job placement, and visa assistance.


RRC is Canada's 11th-best research college, according to Re$earch Infosource's annual ranking of the country's top 50 research colleges.

RRC is ranked among the top 10 research colleges in Canada on Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges list. It was also #1 in Prairies Research during the 2016 report.


Red River College has eight student residences on each of its eight campuses, with well-furnished rooms and attractive facilities available. Each campus has an in-house store stocked with books, stationery, giftware, clothing, and college items.

RRC Polytechnic's student housing is located inside the Patterson Global Foods Institute and two blocks away from the Roblin Centre in Winnipeg's historic Exchange District. The Notre Dame campus is easily accessible by bus from the residence.

About Location

RRC Polytechnic is located in the low-cost province of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Red River College Polytechnic has eight campuses across Manitoba, including several located in rural communities.

Manitoba is safe and environmentally friendly and has access to a range of cultural, sporting, and recreational activities.

About Location

Alumni at Red River College have access to career services within six months of graduation and can sign up for a job anytime for Career Bridge. Alumni members receive special discounts and exclusive access to various VIP events.

Notable alumni include:

  • Dawna Friesen, A Canadian Television Journalist, is currently the chief anchor and executive editor of Global National
  • Adam Smoluk, Writer and Creator
  • Chris Jericho, American-Canadian professional wrestler and entertainer;  Diploma in Creative Communications 1990
  • Sean Kavanagh, Reporter, CBC News, and many more

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