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Manitoba Post-Secondary News Roundup

Carley McDougallBlogs


Summer is in full swing and we couldn’t be happier. Whether the days are spent outside at the lake or indoors learning something new, summer is the time to soak it all in. In case you’ve been busy, here is the summer roundup of Manitoba post-secondary news from Campus Manitoba’s partner institutions. Indigenous Scholars Launch Indigenous History Website Founded and … Read More

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Canadian Immigrant Fair Provides Guidance for New Canadians

Carley McDougallBlogs


Imagine arriving in a new country, an immigrant eager to start fulfilling your dreams, but unsure of where to begin.  Last week, Campus Manitoba spent the day speaking with people just like this at the Canadian Immigrant Fair in Winnipeg. Newcomers, international students and skilled immigrants ventured to the Fair to find information and inspiration on obtaining education, finding employment … Read More

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Festival of Learning 2018

Carley McDougallBlogs


By: Claudius Soodeen and Daryl McRae , RRC for The Spotlight In late May, we (3 colleagues from Red River College) had the opportunity to attend the Festival of Learning 2018 in Vancouver, which was hosted by BCcampus. The theme was “Higher Education: Handle with Care” and presentations reflected on how we as educators care or fail to care for … Read More

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Upgrade Now for the Future You Want

Sarah NantaisBlogs


Academic upgrading, or  upgrading, can be an extremely useful tool for those looking to enter post-secondary school. Upgrading refers to taking high school level courses, usually when you are an adult or have been out of the high school stream long enough that it would be awkward to be surrounded by teenagers again. There are plenty of reasons why people … Read More

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Why You Should Take a Gap Year

Sarah NantaisBlogs


Congratulations, you’re done high school! If you aren’t done, you’re probably getting really close to it. Now is the time to get ready to go to university or college, right? You’ve just spent thirteen years in school and now you’ve got to spend another two to four in a full-time program. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Well, maybe not. Maybe you … Read More

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