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Title: Connecting Central Alberta to the global community through education


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  • Connecting Central Alberta to the global
    community through education
  • www.rdiea.ca

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  • Connecting Central Alberta to the global
    community through education

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ALBERTA, CANADA
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RED DEER, ALBERTA
Centrally located 120 kilometres from Albertas
two largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton.
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ALBERTA
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ALBERTA, CANADA
Alberta is one of the world's most beautiful,
safe and affordable places to live, work and
study.
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RECREATION
600 lakes, 245 rivers and over 78,000 km2 of
parks Abundance of recreation opportunities
Over 2,300 hours of sunshine each year 275
golf courses, 6 mountain ski resorts Some of
the best freshwater fishing in the world
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SAFE AND CLEAN According to the UN, Alberta
cities rank among the best places in the world to
live, work and study.
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ART CULTURE IN ALBERTA
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WELCOME TO ALBERTA !!!
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  • Population 90,000
  • 120 km from Edmonton and Calgary
  • Thriving economy based on Petroleum and
    Agriculture
  • Situated in beautiful park like setting along
    the Red Deer River
  • Outstanding sports and cultural facilities

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Situated in beautiful park like setting along the
Red Deer River
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Outstanding sports and cultural facilities
Horse Back Riding
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  • Connecting Central Alberta to the global
    community through education

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  • Connecting Central Alberta to the global
    community through education

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RED DEER COLLEGE, RED DEER, ALBERTA, CANADA
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ABOUT RED DEER, ALBERTA, CANADA
  • Centrally located in the province of Alberta
  • 90 minutes away from the 2 largest cities
    Edmonton and Calgary
  • Population of 90,000
  • Located in the fastest economic corridor in
    Alberta
  • Alberta is the province with the highest quality
    of life at the lowest cost of living in Canada
  • Over 85km of biking and walking trails
  • All the services you will need within a safe and
    clean environment

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RED DEER COLLEGE, CAMPUS
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ABOUT RED DEER COLLEGE (RDC)
  • RDC is a fully-accredited, public, board-governed
    college operating in accordance with the
    Post-secondary Learning Act of the Province of
    Alberta
  • Established in 1964
  • Over 6.000 students
  • Six key values of RDC Exploration,
    Inclusiveness, Excellence, Integrity, Community,
    Accountability
  • A wide range of programs
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Quality education

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ABOUT RED DEER COLLEGE
A comprehensive College with a student-centered
teaching approach.
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CERTIFICATE DIPLOMAS (1/2)
  • Business Administration
  • Certificate in Management
  • Career and Academic Preparation
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care Aide
  • Hospitality Tourism
  • Kinesiology Sports Studies Legal Assistant
  • Legal Focus Legal Admin
  • Motion Picture Arts

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CERTIFICATE DIPLOMAS (2/2)
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Office Administration
  • Office Technology
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Theatre Studies
  • Unit Clerk
  • Visual Art

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UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS (1/2)
  • DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAMS
  • Bachelor of Arts (English, Psychology, Sociology)
  • Bachelor of Education (University of Calgary)
  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing (University of
    Alberta)
  • Bachelor of General Studies (Athabasca
    University)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (University of Calgary)
  • Bachelor of Applied Motion Picture Arts
  • Bachelor of Management (Athabasca University)

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UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS (2/2)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Art
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering

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ESL AT RDC FULL IMMERSION WITHIN THE RDC CAMPUS
  • Each level is 4 months
  • Start Dates Sept/Jan/May
  • 20 hours a week
  • Max of 15 students per instructor
  • Cost
  • 100 CAD Registration fee
  • 2750 CAD Program fee
  • 100.00 CAD Books

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SERVICES FOR OUR STUDENTS
  • International Orientation
  • Airport Pick Up
  • Counseling and Learning
  • Employment Services
  • Academic Advising
  • International Coffee House
  • Peer tutoring
  • Intramurals
  • HSBC International Scholarship
  • International Club

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HOW TO APPLY
  • Complete RDC application
  • Pay 75 application fee (100 for ESL)
  • Send in official transcripts, ensure they are
    translated into English
  • Payment of Fees
  • Credit card
  • Bank transfer
  • Certified cheque
  • Money order
  • Personal cheque

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ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
  • If your first language is not English, you must
    submit evidence that you are capable in the
    English language. The College will accept one of
    the following
  • TOEFL - achieve a score of 550 on the paper test
    or 213 on the computer based test.
  • a minimum grade of 60 in English 30 (or
    recognized equivalent)
  • IELTS - achieve a minimum score of 6.5 overall,
    with at least 5.5. on each band score
  • CAEL - achieve a minimum score of 60 overall,
    with at least 60 on each band score
  • MELAB - achieve a minimum score of 85 overall,
  • with at least 80 on each band score
  • Level 5 of our ESL Certificate can be used for
    Red Deer
  • College's Certificate and Diploma Programs

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  • Academic Requirements
  • Present the appropriate entry-level credentials
    that are considered to be equivalent to the
    Alberta Provincial System of secondary education
    in addition to the appropriate subjects. In
    general, an equivalent system will represent a
    total of 12 years of primary and secondary
    education.
  • Courses from secondary education in the last year
    should have an average of 60
  • Program Specific Information can be found at
    www.rdc.ab.ca/programs_and_courses

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COST OF STUDYING AT RDC
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International ServicesRed Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
Notre Dame High School
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Welcome to Red Deer Catholic School Division
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Schools
  • International program from Grades 7-12
  • 2 High Schools (gr. 10-12)
  • 5 Middle Schools (gr. 6-9)
  • An on-line school St. Gabriel
  • Cyber School (gr. 4-12)

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St. Gabriel Cyber School
St. Dominics High School
Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School
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Camille J. Lerouge School
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School
Mother Teresa School
St. Patricks Community School
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • Our programs are based on the
  • Roman Catholic faith and the example
  • of Jesus Christ.
  • We are not a private school system.
  • In Alberta, Catholic schools are public
    schools.
  • Non-Catholics are welcome to our schools.
  • About 25 of our students are not Catholic.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • Complete Alberta Education
  • Curriculum
  • University preparation with
  • a direct link to Red Deer College
  • English as a second language (ESL)
  • from grades 1-12.
  • French Immersion program
  • Second language programs in
  • French, Japanese and Spanish.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) program.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • We offer a complete program in music, art,
    theatre, computers and business and the trades.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • Our schools are leaders in technology in
    education.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • St. Gabriel Cyber School-a complete on-line
    school from grades 4-12.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • Our Programs
  • International students can take courses on-line
    prior to coming to
  • Canada or enrol in extra courses while
    studying in Canada.
  • A teacher directed program with daily
    student-teacher contact.

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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
We offer
  • A world class academic program in a Christian
    environment.
  • A full range of courses and extra-curricular
    activities and sports.
  • A small, safe and caring city with all the
    amenities of large cities.
  • An international program that focuses on caring
    for the students
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
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  • Tuition 2007-2009 (CAD)
  • Application Fee 200
  • Non-refundable - Fee is payable at time of
    application.
  • Tuition Fee 4925 per semester
  • 9850 per year
  • School Fee 90 per semester
  • (covers text book rentals)
  • Homestay Fee 400 application fee
    (non-refundable)
  • 700 per month-extra days-25 per day.
  • Medical Insurance 550 per 10 months.
  • Medical insurance is mandatory for students
    studying in Canada
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
I had a great experience in Canada and so much
fun attending Notre Dame. Being a student in
Canada has been one of the best experiences of my
life, the best part of all is that I always felt
like I was at home. Rocio Villarreal-Mexico
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
  • QUESTIONS
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International Club Notre Dame High School
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International Services Red Deer Catholic School
Division Inspired by Christ, Aspiring to
Excellence
CONTACT Hugh McPherson Program
Manager Email international_at_rdcrd.ab.ca
Web www.rdcrd.ab.ca Phone1-403-343-1055
Cell 1-403-350-8147 International
Services Montfort Centre 5210-61
Street Red Deer, T4N 6N8 Alberta, Canada
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QUALITY EDUCATION
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WHO WE ARE
More than 9,500 students 19 Schools 12
Elementary Schools 4 Middle Schools 2 High
Schools 1 Christian Alternative Program
  • 12 Alternative School Programs
  • Approximately 535 teachers
  • Over 1000 total employees
  • 67.4 million budget

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OPPORTUNITIES INCLUSIVENESS
  • We provide a diverse range of programs
  • that serve a diverse student population
  • We welcome all students to
  • Red Deer Public Schools

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ONE COMPUTER FOR THREE STUDENTS MAC AND PC
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FINE ARTS
  • Art
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Theatre Studies

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IB International Baccalaureate and
AP Advanced Placement ESL English as a Second
Language International Focus
  • Computer Studies
  • Athletics
  • Fine Arts
  • Career Technology Studies
  • French Immersion

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY STUDIES(CTS)
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SPORTS
Running Skiing Boxing Track
Golf Tennis Volleyball Basketball
  • Track
  • Badminton
  • Football

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  • ESL, if needed - up to 160 minutes per day
  • 2 or 3 other 80 minute classes with Canadian
    students per
  • semester

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RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELCOME THE WORLD
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  • Homestay co-ordinator
  • Carefully screened host families
  • Private bedroom
  • Easy access to transportation

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STUDENT PROFILE
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible
  • Respectful
  • Willing to accept change
  • Open-minded
  • Self-motivated

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(Full Year, Canadian Dollars)
TUITION FEES 2009-2011
  • Application Fee 200.00
  • Tuition Fee 9,850.00
  • Homestay Placement 400.00
  • Homestay (per month) 700.00
  • Medical Insurance 545.00
  • Textbook rental and bus pass about
    200.00
  • Prices are subject to change.

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Robert Porkka, Director of International Services
E-mail rporkka_at_rdpsd.ab.ca Website
www.rdpsd.ab.ca/internationalservices
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JOIN US IN RED DEER, ALBERTA, CANADA
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  • Connecting Central Alberta to the global
    community through education
  • www.rdiea.ca
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