Welcome counsellors, educators, and all other sources of support and encouragement for prospective students seeking assistance and direction when it comes to their post-secondary journey.
Red Deer Polytechnic (formerly Red Deer College, or RDC) has an enthusiastic team of recruiting specialists dedicated to providing information about our programs and services to you so that you can share it with your students, clients and prospective learners. Review some of our services listed below and contact the Student Connect Centre with any questions or requests you may have.
Get to Know Red Deer Polytechnic
From near or far, we invite you to get to know Red Deer Polytechnic! There is no need to feel like a stranger with the many in-person and virtual events and services we have for you to check out. Learn about:
- General Information Sessions
- Program Spotlights
- Service Spotlights
- Student For A Day
- New Student Orientation
- Open House
- ...and more!
Recruitment Services Newsletter
Stay up to date by signing up for Red Deer Polytechnic's Recruitment Services Newsletter. Subscribers will receive monthly emails outlining program and institution updates, special events, and important dates and deadlines.
- September 2020
- October 2020
- November 2020
- December 2020
- January 2021
- February 2021
- March 2021
- April 2021
- May 2021
- June/July 2021
- August 2021
- September 2021
- October 2021
Our Admission Chart is now available! Check out our programs and their admission requirements here.
Viewbook Mailing List
Red Deer Polytechnic's annual Viewbook outlines our program offerings and institution services. Click here if you would like your business or institution to receive a mailed copy of our Viewbook.
Red Deer Polytechnic Updates
Stay tuned for important important news and updates regarding Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) , our programming and service areas for the upcoming year.
- As of February 2021, RDP is proud to announce the new French Bachelor of Education program being offered in collaboration with University of Alberta's Campus St. Jean!
- Opportunities continue to expand for students in the region, as Red Deer Polytechnic has unveiled new programs that are set to begin in September 2021. Three new degrees – the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – will allow students to complete all four years in Red Deer. The new two-year diplomas – the University Arts Diploma and the University Sciences Diploma – will provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experiences that will help them prepare for the workforce upon completion of the program or pursue further education in a variety of fields. Apply for admission to these programs today!
High School Counsellors' Update
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the virtual High School Counsellors' Update this year! In case you missed it, check out the update below.
Questions from Counsellors
We understand and appreciate the number of questions high school counsellors and educators are expected to answer. When it comes to Red Deer Polytechnic, you don't have to remember everything - our recruiters are here to assist and support you. Click here to ask us a question.
Request A Recruiter
We would love to visit you! If your institution is interested in having an RDP recruiter come to your classroom or event, please contact the Student Connect Centre to discuss your request.
In addition to in-person visits, our recruiters are excited to offer virtual presentations from a distance. Use our 11-minute pre-recorded presentation or contact the Student Connect Centre to discuss the possibility of a live virtual event.
Student Connect Centre
Room 1102 | Red Deer Polytechnic
Box 5005 - 100 College Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5
t: 403.342.3254 | f: 403.342.3262 | e: studentconnect [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Book an appointment with the Student Connect Centre.