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Barrie Preview 2014

Barrie Preview 2014

Alumnus Kyle Barrett examines his brooch for Princess Anne

Kyle Barrett

Entrepreneur and Jeweller


Jewellery and Metals, Goldsmithing and Silversmithing



Since graduation, I’ve become an entrepreneur, making custom pieces for clients. I recently made a piece for Princess Anne, commissioned by Grey and Simcoe County Foresters as a gift for her on her visit to Barrie. Read more...

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Viengtha Vongphachan

After working for an environmental consulting company for two years, I decided I needed to take my life in a different direction. I enrolled in the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management program at Georgian College, because I knew it would give me the tools I needed to become my own boss. 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 four years in a row.