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Advance Your Cybersecurity excellence

in less than 6 months

Elevating your cybersecurity expertise within a dynamic and challenging field requires a focused and comprehensive educational path. Red Cliff College provides just that—a specialized program for international students under a visitor visa designed to advance your cybersecurity skills significantly in less than six months.

Tailored to accommodate the varied needs of professionals, corporate executives, educators, and students aspiring for advanced degrees. Participants will dive into a curriculum combining theoretical knowledge with practical application, ensuring readiness to tackle current and future cybersecurity challenges. By joining Red Cliff College, you’re not just enrolling in a course; you’re stepping into a role as a future leader in cybersecurity. Red Cliff College is committed to transforming your potential into expertise, equipping you to make a significant impact in your field and beyond.

  • Working professionals: Individuals whose employers sponsor their up-skilling or re-skilling in cybersecurity or IT professionals transitioning to cybersecurity roles.
  • Corporate leaders and C-level employees: Executives seeking essential cybersecurity skills and knowledge to make informed decisions about their organizations’ digital security, risk management, and technology investments.
  • Cybersecurity enthusiasts: Those passionate about the field and looking to gain expertise and advance their careers in cybersecurity quickly.
  • Educators and researchers: College and university lecturers, professors, researchers, or associates interested in fast-forwarding their careers and gaining access to cutting-edge cybersecurity knowledge and international, world-class education.
  • Training of trainers: Individuals aiming to become cybersecurity trainers by acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to teach others in the field effectively.
  • Master’s and Ph.D. students: Students pursuing advanced degrees in cybersecurity who want to supplement their education, broaden their perspectives, and expand their professional networks by attending one semester at Red Cliff College.

Don't Miss the Opportunity

Don't miss the opportunity to transform your cybersecurity career and become part of the global community working to create a safer digital world. Suppose you're a professional, cybersecurity enthusiast, corporate leader, educator, or student seeking to enhance your skills and knowledge in cybersecurity. In that case, Red Cliff College's one-semester visitor visa program is the perfect solution.

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The Application Process

1

Complete the International Application Form

  • Visit Red Cliff College's International Application Form.
  • Fill out the form with your personal, academic, and professional information, ensuring all required fields are completed accurately.
2

Prepare Supporting Documents

  • A copy of your most recent academic transcripts or degree certificate (if applicable).
  • A current resume or CV detailing your professional experience in the IT or related industries.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent test scores (if required).
  • A personal statement outlining your reasons for applying as an international visiting student, including your academic and professional goals, and how attending Red Cliff College will contribute to your overall development.
3

Review The Submission

  • Compile all required documents and submit them through email at international.admissions@rccollege.ca
  • Ensure you meet the application deadline for international visiting students.
  • After submitting your application, wait for Red Cliff College's admissions team to review your documents and notify you of their decision within the specified timeframe.
  • If accepted, follow the enrollment instructions provided by the admissions office and begin the visa application process (if required) to study in Canada.
1

Complete the International Application Form

  • Visit Red Cliff College's International Application Form.
  • Fill out the form with your personal, academic, and professional information, ensuring all required fields are completed accurately.
2

Prepare Supporting Documents

  • A copy of your most recent academic transcripts or degree certificate (if applicable).
  • A current resume or CV detailing your professional experience in the IT or related industries.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent test scores (if required).
  • A personal statement outlining your reasons for applying as an international visiting student, including your academic and professional goals, and how attending Red Cliff College will contribute to your overall development.
3

Review The Submission

  • Compile all required documents and submit them through email at international.admissions@rccollege.ca
  • Ensure you meet the application deadline for international visiting students.
  • After submitting your application, wait for Red Cliff College's admissions team to review your documents and notify you of their decision within the specified timeframe.
  • If accepted, follow the enrollment instructions provided by the admissions office and begin the visa application process (if required) to study in Canada.

English Proficiency Requirements

International Students can prove their English language proficiency through one of the following methods.

English Proficiency Test

  1. TOEFL (Online):  80 or above
  2. IELTS:  6.0 with no band score less than 5.5
  3. CELPIP: Level 7 or above
  4. PTE (Academic):  48 overall, minimum 40 in each skill band
  5. International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP):  3.7+
  6. Duolingo: 105 or above

ESL/EAP

University of Prince Edward Island’s Undergraduate English Academic Preparation (EAP) OR Equivalent.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY THROUGH PREVIOUS EDUCATION

Successfully completing two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution where English is the primary language of instruction and communication.

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BYOD - LAPTOP REQUIREMENTS

Laptop Specifications

  • Intel quad-core CPU (i5 or i7) with a chipset that must support virtualization
  • RAM (8GB – 16GB)
  • 1 TB hard drive
  • 15 inches 1080p screen
  • Integrated graphics
  • Windows 10

** Please ensure that your laptop has a built-in webcam and microphone required for online learning. A quality headset/microphone is also recommended

** Equivalent specification in an Apple MacBook Pro is acceptable

Red Cliff College has partnered with Flywire to accept payments from international students worldwide. Easily and securely make education payments in your own currency, using local payment methods from the safety and convenience of your home. With real-time tracking and Around-the-clock multilingual support, millions of students and families around the world trust Flywire for payment processing.For all payments made outside of Canada, please note that if a refund is required, the funds will be returned to the originating source (i.e. person making the payment/Flywire).

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