George Brown College
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Balancing work, home and education is easy at George Brown College with
full-time, part-time and continuing education programs to suit students availability and
allowing them to work towards a diploma, degree or certificate.
Toronto is home to many major industries in Canada and one of the most important economic
hubs in North America. As such, the city becomes a living lab for the students
of George Brown College. They have three main campuses and several
other locations that place students in the heart of downtown Toronto — St. James Campus,
Casa Loma Campus and Waterfront Campus.
The advantage of this location gives the students of George Brown
College an edge in the job market. They partner with companies and
organizations that play a role in the academic life of their students by advising course
curriculum, providing field education and employment. By helping develop curriculum,
these companies nurture the students to meet industry needs and gain skills that are
highly sought after in the current job market.
Why You’ll Love Studying at George Brown College?
The following are some of George Brown’s awards and honours:
- Jewellery Arts professor Paul McClure received a Saidye Bronfman Award as part of
the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
- The Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences at Waterfront Campus won a Good
Design is Good Business Award from Architectural Record magazine and a Canadian
Green Building Award.
- Alumnus Jerry Gou won a City of Toronto International Student Excellence Award in
the entrepreneurship category.
- Alumnus Benjamin Valliquette Kissell won a Premier’s Award in the recent graduate
- George Brown College was named the top research college in Canada, according to
Research Infosource annual rankings.
- George Brown College named one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada for 2015—the only
college to make the list.
- George Brown College named one of Greater Toronto’s Top 100 employers.
- George Brown College achieved gold status as a Smart Commute Employer.
- George Brown College President Anne Sado named one of 2014’s Top 25 Women of
Influence and inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Hall of Fame.
- George Brown alumna Jessica Lynn Whitbread wins Premier’s Award in community
services category. Find out more Premier’s Award winners from George Brown College.
- George Brown College President Anne Sado appointed Member of the Order of Canada.
- George Brown College President Anne Sado named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women
by Women’s Executive Network for second time in three years, and was also honoured
as 2012 YWCA Woman of Distinction.
- The Waterfront Campus has been awarded: Toronto Construction Association’s Best of
the Best in the large building category, a Brownie award for Excellence in
Brownfield Remediation, and was a finalist for the Globe Awards for Environmental
The central locations of our three campuses — St. James, Casa Loma and
Waterfront—provide many benefits for our students. Here are a few examples:
- Arts, Design and Information Technology students learn in a Canadian cultural centre
with access to the city’s agencies, galleries, theatres and studios
- Business students at St. James Campus study blocks away from Bay Street in Toronto’s
- Hospitality and Culinary Arts students at St. James Campus have access to some of
the country’s top chefs and restaurants and get to put their skills to use for
customers in downtown Toronto at The Chefs’ House, Chef on the Run and our
- Nursing and Health Sciences students at the Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health
Sciences at the Waterfront Campus attend classes a relatively short distance from a
high concentration of research and teaching hospitals
Simulated Work Environments
George Brown’s has state-of-the-art facilities that allow students to develop their
skills in labs that are modelled after real workplaces:
- ASL (American Sign Language) lab Open New Browser Window: this lab allows students
to practice sign language interpretation with specially-designed computer hardware
- Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies: this facility features a
number of workplace-modelled labs with industry-standard equipment, from tool and
die workshops to a computer networking lab.
- The Simulation Centre: Health Sciences students learn in a recreated hospital
setting that includes high-fidelity mannequins as patients.
- The School of Design: this facility was developed to mirror the real-world agency
and studio environments our students will experience in the working world.
Learn from instructors who are experts in their field, and eager to share their industry
experience and knowledge. Students have the opportunity to network and learn with our
industry partners, who engage in applied research projects and field education
Some of the Programs Offered
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Bachelor of Behavior Analysis
- Bachelor of Technology Construction Management
- Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Services)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
- Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership
Post Graduate Programs
- Design Management Program
- Financial Planning Program
- Food and Nutrition Management Program
- Human Resources Management Program
- Information Systems Business Analysis Program
- International Business Management Program
- International Fashion Management
- Marketing Management – Financial Services Program
- Network and System Security Analysis Program
- Registered Nurse – Critical Care Nursing Program
- Small Business Entrepreneurship Program
- Sport and Event Marketing Program
- Wireless Networking Program
Student Leadership Academy
The Student Leadership Academy is…
- A great opportunity to get involved in your George Brown community and stay engaged
in Student Life.
- A chance to network and meet hundreds of students and staff from around the
- A way to volunteer for on campus events such as Orientation, Service Fairs, Academic
Workshops, and more.
- Your way to getting invited to the Student Leadership Retreat (SLRetreat).
Join or start a student-run club around anything from personal interests to social
movements to your field of study. This is your chance to interact with a wide variety of
people, expand your skill set or find a new interest.