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The Riipen Experience

Dashboard Homepage

If you have logged into Riipen in the past few days, you will notice some big changes to both your home page, as well as the navigation bar. First, you will see that Riipen.io's home page is now your personal dashboard. Use this page to find the projects you are...

Educator Project Management

As much as we love having all our wonderful in class projects on Riipen, sometime the project just does not fit the need of the educator for what they are trying to accomplish with their class. Until recently, there was no way for an educator to indicate to an...

A Month in Review: April 2017

Another month down, or in startup life, what feels like three! Kicking off this month’s review, this past week co-founder and director of academic partnerships, Dana Stephenson, was away in Boston representing Riipen as one of Canada’s top 27 innovative companies invited to participate in 48hrs in the Hub.

5 Steps to Securing a Work Placement or Job YOU ACTUALLY WANT

The last week of April — we can already hear the sighs of relief. Student exam week is almost done. Freedom! Well not quite. After all there’s summer employment! For most this means co-ops, internships, contract work or entry-level employment for you newly grads. If you’re on the job hunt as a young professional you’ll want to consider these 5 Riipen pro-tips for landing an awesome work placement or entry-level job!

A Month In Review: March 2017

Taking Higher Education by Storm March 2017 marks a major milestone in Riipen's journey to bridging the skills gap and reducing graduate underemployment. After two years of collecting feedback from our users, clients, friends, family, and some exceptionally skilled...

Advanced Searching

At Riipen, we are always looking for ways to improve the existing features we have. Today we are announcing our new improvement we are deeming "Advanced Search". Previously, while browsing assignment, challenges, or others, our search functionality was quite limited...

Take a Tour

Today we are proud to announce our new "Tour" feature on Riipen. The next time you sign in and go to your use dashboard, you will find this new feature in the form of a little red pulsating circle. Clicking on this circle will unleash the new feature! You will now go...

All Systems Go

We are very excited to announce that after almost 2 years of getting feedback from our supporters, we just launched the newest version of Riipen! The new user experience and enhancements include: Brand new user interface and experience Educator focused workflows In...

The Four C’s of Education

The future of education is poised to look completely different than it currently does. Less than a decade from now, children who are entering kindergarten are going to explore careers that are not in existence - yet. With all this change, how will our existing...

The 4 C’s of Effective Workplaces

You’ll hear it again and again, but only because this particular C word is of monumental importance. Of course, it’s none other than communication. In creating an effective workplace, consider these four C's - clarity, communication, consistency and context in your...