Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

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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...

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Georgian student among talented Canadian photographers

The 2014 Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) National Image Salon features the best of the best – and Ally Campbell, a student in Georgian’s Digital Photography and Imaging program, is among them. Read more...


Georgian College fosters a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, preparing students to become not only job seekers, but also job creators. Working together with industry and community partners, Georgian offers relevant, cutting-edge curriculum, quality work placements and co-op experiences.

Career-focused programs

With more than 120 career-focused programs across seven locations in Central Ontario (Barrie, Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay), Georgian serves 11,000 full-time students and 28,000 Continuing Education registrants annually. Advanced study options, including the only four-year automotive management and golf management degrees in Canada, are offered through the one-of-a-kind Georgian University Partnership Centre.

Top honours

Georgian received the highest score among Ontario colleges in the 2013 International Student Barometer – ranking number three in the world – and has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row.