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Come to Georgian!

Joe Beleskey stands next to the logo for Rival, his company

Joe Beleskey

Vice President and General Manager, Rival Office Solutions

Program:

Business - Marketing

Year:

1984


According to Joe, interacting with customers and working with dedicated and hardworking staff are the best parts of this job. His greatest accomplishments have been building something from nothing, selling his first fax machine, and growing to 3,000 clients across southern Ontario. Read more...

Jessica Dettman at student council offices in Orillia

Jessica Dettman, Child and Youth Worker student

I’m from Clifford Ontario, a town of about 800 people. When I was in high school, a good friend died by suicide. A counselling group from the school board helped me and my peers cope with the loss. That’s when I decided what I wanted to do for my career: help young people through tough times. 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 125 career-focused programs across seven locations in Central Ontario – Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood) – 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.

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