Your Ridgetown Experience
From the time you arrive at Ridgetown, you’ll find many on-campus resources and opportunities that will help you develop your learning, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Leadership Development Opportunities
- Get involved in leading the Spring Expo open house, where students showcase the campus through a variety of events, including livestock shows, tree-climbing competitions and club displays.
- Students’ Council provides an opportunity to get involved in life on campus and give input on different student events and activities.
- As a Student Ambassador, you will develop your leadership skills as you represent the campus by helping at open house events and promoting our programs to prospective students.
- Senior students that have strong academic skills and are interested in helping juniors with their studies can apply for the Peer Helper Program to be a peer tutor.
- The Student Recreation Committee organizes the extracurricular events on campus. It’s a great way to help lead activities on campus and to get involved.
- Apply to participate in an International Travel Experience where you can learn about a new culture and international agriculture and horticulture.
- Student Clubs such as the yearbook committee and green club give students an opportunity to get involved on campus and meet lots of new people.
Support for Learning
- The Peer Helper Program provides group and one-on-one study help to assist you with your academic studies.
- Library Services can help with all your research needs.
- An Academic Skills Consultant is available in the Library to help with research and writing papers.
- Academic Program Counselling can help you find out more about educational opportunities beyond graduation.
- You may be eligible for numerous Scholarship and Award opportunities based on marks and/or financial need.
- Whether it’s a summer or full-time position you’re seeking, Career Services can help through job postings as well as an annual industry career fair.
- Program Counselling can help you find out more about educational opportunities beyond graduation.
- And if you need someone to talk to (or to listen), Student Life Skills Coaching and Chaplaincy Services are available on-campus.
"I encourage you to come visit our campus and find out all that it has to offer. As the 2012-2013 Students’ Council President I hope you enjoy your visit! When I first visited campus I knew it was the right fit for me; our small campus is very safe and welcoming to new students and the Ridgetown community is friendly towards us."
Page reviewed 10/03/2012