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Studying at Robertson November 29, 2022

Industry Partner Spotlight: River East Physiotherapy & Sports Fitness

Robertson College (RC): Hi Andrea, thanks for taking the time to chat today! Can you start off by telling me a little bit about yourself and your practice?  How did you gain an interest in physiotherapy and how does your work motivate you?   Andrea Grant...

Career Advice January 12, 2023

6 In-Demand Micro-Courses To Help You Upskill in 2023

There’s good reason why upskilling should be your resolution in 2023. According to the World Economic Forum, 50% of the global workforce will need to upskill or reskill by 2025 in order to stay relevant in their field. Additionally, upskilling allows you to gain new...

Studying at Robertson January 9, 2023

Becoming a Better Ally: A Conversation with Boyle Street Community Services

Becoming a Better Ally: A Conversation with Boyle Street Community Services Last month, we had the privilege of talking to Boyle Street Community Services. Shawna Harline, Director of Operations at Robertson, sat down with Elliott Tanti, Senior Manager of Communications and Engagement at Boyle Street...

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Studying at Robertson November 28, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Stephanie Potter and explore a rewarding career as a Health Care Aide

Our Health Care Aide program will help you develop the skills and core competencies of a Health Care Aide. In addition, the program will also help you understand the goals and main responsibilities of the support worker. You will learn about the principles of health care...

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News Release November 16, 2022

Robertson College partners with Mosaic to provide language training and a pathway to a career in early childhood education

November 15, 2022 (Winnipeg, MB): Robertson College has announced a partnership with Winnipeg-based Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network to provide English language training to its clients. Mosaic is a rights-based organization that provides language and social programming to newcomer parents and caregivers to help them...

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Studying at Robertson October 26, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Karen and learn about our Medical Terminology Micro-course

We recently sat down with Karen Tintor, instructor of our Medical Terminology Micro-course, to gain a better insight on the course’s content, how the course can excel your career and why she loves teaching it. Check out the interview below!   Robertson College (RC): Tell...

Studying at Robertson September 28, 2022

Becoming a Better Ally: How to Honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

  Becoming a Better Ally: How to Honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Friday, September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. Many also refer to this day as Orange Shirt Day. Read on to learn about the day’s historical significance...

Robertson Alum Olivia Haller receives the Alberta College of Pharmacy's 2022 Pharmacy Technician Achievement Award
Studying at Robertson September 16, 2022

Robertson alum wins 2022 Pharmacy Technician Achievement Award

  Robertson College (RC): Congratulations on being awarded the Alberta College of Pharmacy’s 2022 Pharmacy Technician Achievement Award — what an accomplishment! Could you start off by telling me a little bit about yourself? Olivia Haller (OH): Thank you – that means a lot!  I...

Studying at Robertson September 7, 2022

Industry Partner Spotlight – Turning Leaf

Turning Leaf, a not-for-profit organization based in Winnipeg, is one of Robertson’s key industry partners that facilitates learners’ practicum placements. The organization provides crisis intervention, treatment and support to vulnerable people in Winnipeg and Saskatchewan.  Andrea Whittle, HR Coordinator has had the pleasure of meeting...

Studying at Robertson August 23, 2022

An Inside Look Into a Career as a Pharmacy Assistant

Robertson College (RC): What sparked your interest in becoming a Pharmacy Assistant? Jamie Clark (JC): My journey to pharmacy was a little different than most. I was working as a cashier supervisor at a Shoppers Drug Mart while trying to figure out what I wanted...

Studying at Robertson August 19, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Morgan and learn about our Pharmacy Technician Program

Robertson’s Pharmacy Technician program is fully accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs and our Workforce Team is also here to support you on your career journey. Whether you want a hand writing your resume, tailoring your job search or connecting with...

exterior image of Robertson's new campus in Downtown Edmonton
Robertson News & Events August 15, 2022

Robertson’s New Campus Set to Open in Downtown Edmonton

Located at 10010 – 100 Street NW, Robertson’s new campus is conveniently located in Downtown Edmonton and provides students, faculty and staff with over 14,000 square feet of innovative learning and working space. Our new Edmonton campus will deliver health and community services hybrid programs...

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