Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Living and Learning at Georgian College
Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology is known for its teaching and learning excellence. Offering a variety of educational opportunities, including certificate, diploma, apprenticeship, grad certificate, college and collaborative university degree programs, as well as academic upgrading and college preparation programs, Georgian can help students achieve their highest potential while preparing for a successful career.
Quality work experience with top employers, small class sizes, state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and faculty and staff that are known for their caring and expertise will ensure students get the most from their college experience, both academically and in all areas of college life.
Georgian by the Numbers
See how Georgian stacks up with these fast facts and figures:
- One of the highest graduate employment rates among Ontario Colleges for more than a decade.
- One of the largest co-operative education colleges in Canada with more than 40 years of experience.
- Large scholarship and award program to assist students in financial need.
- Seven campuses, including Barrie (main campus), Orillia, Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay, Midland, Orangeville and Muskoka.
- Named one of Canada's Greenest Employers in 2012 - for the third consecutive year.
Georgian College, Barrie
Barrie is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada with a huge assortment of restaurants, live theatre, art galleries, great nightlife and shopping centres. Enjoy biking and walking trails, ski hills and a waterfront that draws thousands of tourists each year. If that’s not enough excitement, Barrie is less than an hour from Toronto!
Georgian Student Life
At Georgian, a strong student council leads students throughout their time at the college, providing numerous opportunities for socializing and making new friends. Just a few of the events include a robust orientation week, on-campus concerts and much more.
Athletics – including 13 varsity teams – and recreation opportunities in the fitness centre offer you plenty of ways to stay active. You are also encouraged to get involved in new and familiar activities and clubs, many involving the local community.
Georgian Student Housing
Georgian’s Barrie residence houses 525 students in suite-style units. These units have two single bedrooms, one bathroom, and kitchenette with fridge and microwave / convection oven. Each bedroom contains a double bed, large desk and closet with built-in shelf space. Satellite television, basic telephone service and Internet connection are also provided. Lounge areas, individual or group study spaces, as well as laundry and full kitchen facilities for larger groups are also available.
Students at the Orillia Campus will soon have the option of on-site housing. A 192-bed residence is planned to open in the fall of 2013.
Additional off-campus residences are also available in Barrie and Owen Sound next door to each campus.
Georgian Student Services
At Georgian, students get the support they need, when they need it, to meet every challenge. A sample of student services includes:
- Student Success (which offers academic, career, personal and disability counselling)
- Aboriginal resource centres and employment services
- Writing, tutoring and skills support
- Georgian Stores (for books, computer parts and general items)
- Security Services (such as empergency phones and an escort to your vehicle after dark)
More Georgian College Information
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