Georgian Colleges – Programs, Campuses, Scholarships, Alumni

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Georgian College is one of the best colleges for applied arts and technology in the world. It is situated in Ontario, Canada. 13,000 full-time students (including 3,600 international students) from 85 countries has studied in this college. The college has seven big campuses, one of the largest college in Canada. The main motto in this college is “accelerate your success”.

This college was established in 1967. Although it is a state ownership college but receives significant public funds through the national or sub-national government. It is affiliated by non-denominational. The president of this college was Marlynn Moyes. All the campuses are blue and green in colour.

Programs At Georgian College

Georgian College offers various programs like graduate certificate, apprenticeship training, and part-time studies in computer studies, design &visual arts, engineering& technology, environmental studies, and many other courses also.

It has offered degrees like honors bachelor in business administration in automotive management and also management and leadership, honors bachelor of interior design, bachelor of science in nursing and many degree diploma courses in bachelor of engineering (electrical) degree with an advanced diploma in electrical, honours bachelor of science in computer science degree with computer programmer diploma.

Georgian College Co-Op Programs

Many of the students have enrolled in co-op programs. The co-op program is the student work experience program. A huge number of employers partner has associated with this program. Algoma Central co-operation & Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre are the two most popular center for this program. It is the first Ontario college in Canada including this program in their courses.

The main advantage in this course is if students are wanted to permanent his/her job at this centre they can able this. Not only that, but they are also able to start their own business to be a part of the E-co-op (Entrepreneur co-op) program. A huge success was seen, for the students who are part of this program in the previous year. The college also announced that canceled of the planned program in homeopathy as the recent response of the local community.

Georgian College – Entrepreneurship Program

This college offers a special focus on entrepreneurship. An own entrepreneurship center named The Henry Bernick entrepreneur center is situated at the college campus in Barrie.

This college assists four main entrepreneurship courses: training, connection, funding, and mentorship & also trains students in social entrepreneurship. Recently this college is designated as a “changemaker college” which is one of the greatest achievements.

Georgian College – Scholarships

Georgian College offers a wide range of scholarships & bursaries. Students can apply online for achieving a scholarship. It provides scholarships for Aboriginal (the first citizens for Canada), First Nations (the predominant citizens for Canada) &Metis ( they are polytechnic indigenous groups whose homeland is in Canada & parts of U.S.A).

Students including various awards also: CASINO ROMA aboriginal Tourism Award, Monague Native Crafts Ltd. Award, Randy Anderson memorial award, CASINO ROMA Tourism graduate award, Cross works manufacturing native education award and Social development Community graduate award.

Georgian College Campuses

The seven big campuses of these colleges are:

  1. Barrie
  2. Orillia
  3. Owen Sound
  4. Midland
  5. Muskoka
  6. South Georgian Bay
  7. Orangeville.

All are urban campuses. Between seven campuses, the largest campuses and the main campus of this college was situated in the Barrie campus. The own entrepreneurship center was situated on this campus. It is the home center for offering degree courses and degree-diploma courses. The eight-floor residence houses are also situated on this campus.

This house also provides two dual bedroom rooms for disabled students. Orillia campus is also famous and popular for theatre and fitness center. This campus also provides on-site residence. This is luxurious and better than of Barrie campuses residence.

Remaining all of 5 campuses is also famous for provide extra activities and other courses like marine studies program which is mandatory for anyone who works on a ship in Canada. This college also provides automotive business courses, two years for a diploma, and four years for honours bachelor.

Georgian College Notable Alumni

Some notable alumni of this colleges are :Dale George an industrial designer, Scott Bravenerr, Jon Montogomer who is famous for gold medalist in skeleton racing at Olympic and also television host and many others.

Not only this, the colleges has official mascot. Grizzly Growler is the official mascot. This college also participated in NBA (NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION). This is all about details about this college.

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