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RDP Abroad

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Interested in taking your studies global? We'll help you get there.

RDP Abroad offers students the opportunity to engage in intercultural and international experiences.

There are many reasons why you should consider participating in a global experience: 

  • Develop intercultural competencies
  • Expand your global connections
  • Gain academic recognition for your participation in Abroad experiences
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
  • Learn a new language
  • Stand out to employers
  • Travel and have fun

Current Experiences

Canada - Germany Exchange (EUF + RDP)

Europa-Universitat Flensburg (Flensburg, Germany) and Red Deer Polytechnic have established a mutually beneficial student exchange agreement that supports one or two students each year to study at the other higher education institution. One student may study for one year, or two students may each study for one semester, annually from each institution. Both institutions are committed to a collaborative partnership that supports student success.

  • If you are an RDP student who is interested in learning more, please contact the International Division
  • If you are an EUF student, please review the About Us section to learn more about Red Deer Polytechnic.
Biology Experience

In partnership with CREMA and Turtle Trax, Red Deer Polytechnic is excited to offer volunteer experiences for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences to apply their learning at a turtle sanctuary in Costa Rica.

Volunteer Opportunity:

  • Immerse yourself in nature and coastal communities of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula. 
  • Engage in protection and conservation activities, including direct work with the sea turtle conservation program and community connections. 
  • Develop valuable knowledge and skills throughout the three-week experience. 
Practical Nurse Experience

This project is funded by Global Skills Opportunity, the Government of Canada’s Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program.

Make a world of difference and join our study abroad experience! The RDP Abroad Practical Nursing Experience will provide students an opportunity to develop their skills abroad, supporting local communities and organizations on the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia. 

Students attending this experience will develop general health promotion and educational material for local communities that meet localized individual needs. Through collaboration with local partners, students will be immersed in a rewarding, cultural educational experience. Learn more.

Interested in Studying Abroad?

International Team
Phone: 403.342.3202

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