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Georgian students gain valuable work experience

College co-op students stand in front of the ecobee logoNine Georgian Computer Studies students recently embarked on a journey as technical support specialists to help accelerate the success of a local Toronto business, Ecobee.

The college’s Co-operative Education and Career Success department and Computer Studies faculty worked with Ecobee to place students in positions where they could gain valuable work experience and offer fresh perspectives and industry insights. Read more...

Georgian launching eight new programs in 2018

To meet the demand of our local economy, Georgian College is offering eight new programs in 2018.  The programs are a mix of advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and graduate certificates. Learn about all full-time programs – as well as housing, student life, athletics, services and more – in Georgian’s 2018-2019 Full-time Program Guide.

The new programs are:

Back-to-class resources following the end of the faculty strike

Georgian has prepared a list of resources to answer student questions about the completion of classes. You can find information on the Student Strike Relief Fund, the updated dates for the fall and winter semester, and answers to other frequently asked questions.

View the list now.

Graphic Design alumna scores touchdown with classic ticket design

In a competition against hundreds of participants from across the country, Georgian grad Carolyn Doukas has come out on top.

To celebrate the 105th Grey Cup, the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Grey Cup Festival team announced a ticket design competition that ran from April 10 to June 27. Read more...

Georgian students and former board chair recognized with Ontario 150 Award

MPP Hoggarth presented the Ontario 150 Award to representatives of the Barrie GCSA executive – Avery Konda, president, and Kavisha Shah, VP External and Equity.

MPP Hoggarth presented the Ontario 150 Award to representatives of the Barrie GCSA executive – Avery Konda, president, and Kavisha Shah, VP External and Equity. Read more...

Alan H. Bird recognized with honorary diploma at Automotive Business School of Canada convocation

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From left to right: Paul Larche, member of the Georgian College Board of Governors; Alan H. Bird, honorary diploma recipient; and Kevin Weaver, Vice President, International, Workforce Development and Partnerships at Georgian College. Read more...

College faculty give strike notice

Faculty at Ontario’s 24 colleges, including Georgian, have given notice they may strike on Monday, Oct. 16 if there is no settlement on a new contract.

While there could still be a negotiated settlement, Georgian is making contingency plans in the event of a strike. Read more...

Information on faculty bargaining

Georgian created an information page on its website to keep students, families and staff members up-to-date on college faculty bargaining.

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Georgian celebrates 50 years of accelerating student success with a day-long birthday party


Georgian College celebrates 50-year history with the opening of a new Student Services Centre at the Barrie Campus

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Members of the Georgian College Students’ Association join (top row, third from left) Georgian College President and CEO MaryLynn West-Moynes, Carol Anne McLay of Georgian’s first graduating class, Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, Maureen Naylor, Jane Jackson, Jill Dunlop representing MPP Patrick Brown and Georgian Board of Governors Vice Chair Don Gordon. Read more...