RLC Graduate

The following offers a portrait of a Rosseau Lake College student who joined us young and unsure, and is now a confident graduate ready to face the next challenge of life.

It is truly amazing to consider the wide-ranging depth of experience offered by RLC, as well as the level of success ensured by our highly-supportive faculty in this extraordinary learning community.

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  • Access to an academic program at the highest level offered by the province of Ontario
  • Acceptance to the University or College program of your choice
  • Perseverance through 20 or more final exams, at least ten major research papers, countless presentations, seminars, and creative projects
  • Completion of four Discovery Week Projects, and the large-scale opportunity to identify, focus, and develop your passion
  • Development of a complete ePortfolio that captures your experiences, accomplishments, and challenges both inside and outside of the academic environment
  • Presentation of one Community Talk
  • Countless opportunities to lead your community as a Prefect, a committee member, a concerned and active citizen, an artist, an athlete, an entrepreneur, and an outtripper
  • A developed appreciation of nature and your role and responsibility in protecting it
  • A developed connection to our land, its history, and the endless Indigenous knowledge embedded within it
  • Completion of at least 40 nights sleeping outside on outtrips, overnights, or weekend activities
  • Exploration of hundreds of kilometers running, hiking, and skiing the trails: 4 Hekklas!
  • Participation in hundreds of kilometers of paddling the area lakes and rivers
  • Countless plunges into the lake
  • Global Explorer: as an RLC Roundsquare delegate at an international conference, as an exchange student, or through January and May Term programming
  • Unending opportunities to compete as a varsity athlete
  • Unending opportunities to showcase your work and/or perform as an artist
  • A connection to an entire community of people with whom you will maintain lifelong friendships
  • A developed sense of self according to each of the Rosseau Roots: thoughtful, persuasive, adventurous, creative, self-aware, community-minded

Preparing Students For
What’s Ahead

Our students have an advantage when applying for post-secondary education. 100% of our 2020 graduates were accepted at their top schools of choice. In 2020, our graduation class of 29 students received 98 offers from 24 universities and colleges across Canada and internationally. Over $100,000 in merit-based university entrance scholarships was awarded.

Australian National University
Georgian College
Guelph University
McMaster University
OCAD University
Queen’s University
Ryerson University
Toronto Rotman Commerce
Trent University
University of Edinburgh
University of Ottawa
University of Texas at Austin
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
Western University
Wilfrid Laurier University