Set in the heart of downtown Toronto, George Brown College could not be more ideally placed. Toronto is Canada's largest city, providing students with the opportunity to gain access to world class employers. As well as excellent employment opportunities, the city has countless bars, restaurants and parks and gardens to visit throughout the year. For students looking for a cultural study experience, there are outstanding museums, theatres and art galleries to enjoy.
With around half of its population born outside the country, Toronto is often referred to as ‘the most multicultural city in the world.’ The city boasts 200 ethnic groups with over 140 languages spoken. Toronto also features dozens of international neighbourhoods waiting to be explored, including Chinatown, Greektown, Roncesvalles Village (Little Poland), Little Italy, and Little India.
George Brown College is a diverse and welcoming community. The college first opened in 1967, with just over 2,000 students enrolled. Today there are over 31,000 full-time students at George Brown. Students come from countries all over the world to create a dynamic environment for all to enjoy. The college population is made up of 27 percent international students.
As well as having a diverse community of students and staff, there are over 160 fantastic, full-time programs available to choose from. For those looking to move on from their studies to a successful work career, the career-focused programs at George Brown are sure to provide invaluable insights into the work place. Many of the programs provide students with the opportunity to gain industry experience, better preparing them for the working world following graduation.