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Robertson College Partnership

Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) and Robertson College are engaging in a partnership where high-demand programs will be delivered to international students at Robertson College’s Calgary campus. Students can enrol in programs to begin their classes starting as soon as September 2023.


Who is this For?

The partnership between RDP and Robertson College is for international students looking to apply for the following high-demand Red Deer Polytechnic programs:

Business Diploma
Computer Programming Diploma
Early Learning and Child Care Diploma

Students accepted into these programs through the partnership will complete their studies at the Robertson College campus in Calgary. Upon completion of their program, students will receive a credential from Red Deer Polytechnic.

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About Robertson College

Robertson College has operated in Alberta for more than 15 years with campuses located in both Calgary and Edmonton. The institution has demonstrated exceptional operational infrastructure and strong quality-control with a proven delivery model.

Student and staff surveys, online ratings and reviews, shows that Robertson College has a solid reputation, particularly with regards to quality and outcomes. This includes areas such as:

  • Curriculum design, development, and delivery  
  • Academic and non-academic framework and processes
  • Human resources (leadership team and key staff) 
  • Technology infrastructure 
  • Physical infrastructure (Calgary and Edmonton Campuses) 

Robertson College has a proven track record in executing a successful partnership with Manitoba’s second-largest public college, Assiniboine Community College. Through this partnership, more than 700 international students are currently enrolled in high-demand programs.

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Program Delivery and Location

The programs offered through the RDP-Robertson College partnership will be delivered entirely at the Robertson College campus in Calgary.

Students will study Red Deer Polytechnic curriculum for their chosen program, with course delivery provided by Robertson College instructors in Calgary. Please visit the Robertson College website for additional details on the program.

This partnership provides another pathway for international students to achieve their educational and career goals. International students who successfully complete their respective programs will earn a Red Deer Polytechnic credential. This credential will make graduates eligible for a Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP).

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Application Process

To apply for one of the programs offered through the RDP-Robertson College partnership, visit the Robertson College website.

If you are an international student and are interested in pursuing other programs at Red Deer Polytechnic, please visit What You Can Study at RDP for full details.

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