Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

A beaming Rachel Hill Campbell receives her award from Transitions Optical

Rachel Hill Campbell

Owner/Licensed Optician, Personal Optical

Program:

Opticianry (formerly Dispensing Optician)

Year:

1994


At Personal Optical, we dispense eyeglasses to customers at our boutique and also offer mobile service for seniors. I’m very passionate about what I do: helping people see and also creating a new look for them. In 2013, we received the Canadian Eyecare Professional of the Year award. Read more...

Research Analyst student Andrew McCullough speaks with David MacDonald, Environics Research Group at career information day

Research Analyst students network with industry professionals

Research Analyst students Andrew McCullough and Vivienne Zhong were nearing the end of their scholastic careers and looking for a way to make their unique skill sets more employable. Vivienne has a PhD in philosophy while Andrew holds a master’s degree in history. Read more...

Entrepreneurship

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.