February 8, 2018 6:36 pm

Royal Military College opens ‘Success Centre’ for students

A centre combining a number of student services under one roof has opened for RMC student-cadets.


Staff at RMC are hoping the college’s Massey Library will see more foot traffic, now that the building is home to the College Success Centre.

“This is a critical and important milestone for RMC,” said Brig-Gen Sébastien Bouchard, commandant of the college.

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The College Success Centre will combine a number of resources under one roof, such as help with assignments in different classes, access to a financial planner and even mental health services. 

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There’s also the possibility for us to do some workshops and professional development in regards to mental health,” Bouchard said.

First-year cadet Stephan Kim said he is excited to move on from the previous, time-consuming ways he tracked down assistance. “If I needed to find help for a specific subject or anything, I really had to go look really hard — like ask a teacher where I could meet him and what his timings are,” Kim said.

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“It really centralizes all the phenomenal resources that we have here to offer cadets,” said Cadet Wing Commander Gavin Omand. “It’s kind of a one-stop shop for academic, mental health and knowledge access points.”

Bouchard said the Success Centre is a work in progress. Elements will likely be added or removed as time passes.

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