Georgian brand story

Georgian brand story

alumna Margaret Shelley smiles at one of her patients

Margaret Shelly

Volunteer Coordinator and Social Service Worker, Coleman Care Centre


Social Service Worker



In the past, I had various roles that I didn't find fulfilling—I needed to make a change. The SSW program not only met the education requirements for the jobs I desired, but encouraged me to embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Read more...

Group holds up large cheque for $250,000

Lions Club lends roaring support for Opticianry students

The Barrie Lions Club and Georgian College Opticianry students want everyone to see more clearly. That’s why a group of Lions recently visited the Georgian College Optical clinic in the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness to present the final payment in its $250,000 pledge. Read more...

Accelerate your learning

With more than 125 career-focused programs across seven locations in Central Ontario – Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood) – Georgian has 11,000 full-time students and 28,000 Continuing Education registrations annually and is home to the one-of-a-kind University Partnership Centre.

Accelerate your career

Last year, 86.9 per cent of Georgian grads found work within six months of graduating – well above the provincial average. Georgian has also been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row.

Accelerate your future

Georgian’s leadership in co-op, student work experience and entrepreneurship education delivers powerful ways to accelerate your success.

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