We train the health care providers of tomorow

From state-of-the-art labs and equipment, to work placements that will give you the hands-on experience you need, Georgian College Health and Wellness Studies can take you where you want to go in the health care field.

Our curriculum focuses on interprofessional education and patient-centred treatment. Community-accessible teaching health care clinics, accessible to members of the public, allow our students to gain valuable clinical experience. This collaborative health team approach allows students from our many Health and Wellness programs to learn and work together for the benefit of patients. It’s the future of health care and it’s how health care is taught at Georgian College.

Come study with us and begin your exciting future in health care.

 

 

 

 

Visit Georgian's spa and esthetics clinic

Client of the Georgian spa and esthetics clinic help students gain the clinical experience they require to be successful in their career, while receiving preventative, therapeutic, relaxation and wellness services, under the supervision of clinical experts. Read more...

Uniformed Veterinary Technician Chris Slik and his dog, Skyla

Chris Slik

Registered Veterinary Technician and Practice Manager, Elmvale Veterinary Hospital

Program:

Veterinary Technician

Year:

2005


As a Registered Veterinary Technician, I provide many of the same services to a veterinary clinic that a registered nurse does for a hospital or doctor’s office. The best part of my job is knowing that I’ve made an animal’s life better. Read more...

Celia Mirco

As a registered occupational therapist with a master's degree in adult education, Celia has held a clinical caseload in several areas of pratice including community care, inpatient rehab. She also held a private practice within the auto sector. This has allowed her the opportunity to work with a wide array of client groups and conditions. Celia currently holds a casual position as a practising occupational therapist. Read more...

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Rob Theriault in his uniform

Rob Theriault

Rob has been in the emergency medical services (EMS) industry since 1984 and currently teaches in both the Paramedic and Advanced Care Paramedic programs. He is also a former critical care flight paramedic and currently works part-time as an advanced care paramedic (ACP) in southern Ontario. Rob is a published author, researcher, blogger and podcaster. He speaks at conferences across Canada and internationally. Read more...

Visit Georgian's spa and esthetics clinic

Client of the Georgian spa and esthetics clinic help students gain the clinical experience they require to be successful in their career, while receiving preventative, therapeutic, relaxation and wellness services, under the supervision of clinical experts. Read more...

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Massage students help RVH staff and patients

This week, Georgian students massaged more than 75 RVH staff members. Seven students had the opportunity to work in the Palliative Care unit, where they helped 11 patients with comfort and pain management through massage. Read more...

Yvonne stands next to a life-sized duct tape torso

Health care simulation at home

Yvonne Galbraith has been working in simulation in Georgian’s Nursing programs for three years. She has combined her 36 years of nursing experience with her passion for art (she is an alumna of Georgian’s Fine Arts program, 2002) to create the Study Buddy. Read more...

Portrait of student Blair Fleming in a science class

Blair Fleming

I needed to upgrade my skills, so I took the Pre-Health Sciences program. I studied sciences, biology, physics, math and general education. In one year, I had all the prerequisites I needed to enter the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program at the Barrie Campus. Read more...

Student Janis Batest handles an intravenus tube

Janis Bates

Being a single mother of 2 small children, the opportunity to enter into a degree program in a field that I have a passion for while not having to uproot my family is an amazing experience that the Georgian College/York University collaborative program offers. Read more...

Dental hygiene students hold up a homemade good food/bad food chart

Georgian College Dental Hygiene students give dental health lesson

On Feb. 13, 2013 a group of Dental Hygiene students visited Ferris Lane Daycare in Barrie as part of their Diverse Populations and Health Beliefs course. One of the outcomes of this course is to understand the needs of children as clients. Read more...

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Paramedic programs go digital

This fall, Program Co-ordinator Randi McDermott says they are eliminating all paper books in Georgian’s paramedic programs. Students will purchase iPad Minis and Georgian Stores has created one-stop-shopping for all required digital books. Read more...

Georgian massage clinic kneads clients

Students from the Massage Therapy program are busy honing their skills through Georgian's Massage Therapy Clinic. Located on the first floor of the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness, the clinic allows Georgian students to provide services under the supervision of Registered Massage Therapists. Read more...

Two female students sort clothing in a grocery cart at Scott Mission.

Owen Sound students open hearts to homeless

Students from the Police Foundations, Personal Support Worker and Early Childhood Education programs at the Owen Sound Campus hopped on a bus recently and ventured to Toronto to volunteer at the Scott Mission men’s shelter. Read more...

Uniformed third year student Nadia Holubowsky

Nadia Holubowsky

My time at Georgian has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. The positive, friendly and knowledgeable educators have given me the skills to set a foundation for a future of lifelong learning in nursing. Read more...

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Dental Assisting students seeking clients for Oral Health Clinic

Young people seeking dental services, or a good deal on a mouth guard, are being offered a great opportunity by the Georgian College Oral Health Clinic. Dental Assisting students will be offering a variety of dental services to members of the community between the ages of eight and 25. Read more...

A Georgian massage therapy student massages a patient at the clinic

Do your muscles ache from shovelling?

Georgian’s Student Massage Therapy Clinic can help

The recent, massive snowfall has meant long and tedious hours of shovelling for many local residents. For people whose snow-clearing efforts have resulted in sore or strained muscles, Georgian College’s Student Massage Therapy Clinic is open and ready to offer reasonably-priced relief. Read more...

Group shot of students in their purple t-shirts at the Barrie Campus

News worth smiling about: Students raise $1,600

Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting students celebrated National Dental Hygienist Week and Oral Health Month by participating in the first annual Walk for Smiles on April 7 at the Barrie Campus. The students were challenged to take part by dental students at Cambrian College. Read more...

Personal Support Worker program matches skills to needs

This fall, Georgian College Personal Support Worker students are learning skills that match industry needs more closely than ever before. After consultation with community partners, the program now includes two lab-based skills courses. Read more...

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Ninth annual combat challenge a huge success

Pre-Service Firefighter students in Ontario have helped to raise more $100,000 over the past nine years in support of Camp BUCKO. Georgian hosted the annual combat event this month, bringing together students from colleges across the province in an exciting skills competition. Read more...

Clinic offering free custom-made sports mouthguards

To promote safety at the competitive and recreational levels, students in Georgian’s Dental Hygiene program at the Barrie Campus are offering free custom-made sports mouthguards to anyone 12 years of age and older. Read more...

Young woman pictured with smiling gentleman at award ceremony.

Student and grad recognized by Barrie Police Service

It was a night for celebrating bravery and goodwill at Barrie Police Service. Community members, police service staff and students were honoured at an annual awards event on March 20, recognizing exemplary policing efforts in the city and civilian efforts to help out strangers in need. Read more...

Gloved hands are shown going through a large collection of medications/pills.

Pharmacy Technician students help make OPP drug drop-off a success

Georgian College Pharmacy Technician students fanned out across Simcoe County and Muskoka recently to help with a province-wide prescription drug drop-off day organized by Ontario Provincial Police. Read more...

Students stand on staircase holding large cheque

SAC presents cheque to local hospital foundation

The Students’ Administrative Council (SAC) at the Orangeville Campus presented a cheque to Headwaters Health Care Centre for $2,110 on April 8. Funds were raised by student reps in each class (pictured). Read more...

Uniformed Veterinary Technician Chris Slik and his dog, Skyla

Chris Slik

Registered Veterinary Technician and Practice Manager, Elmvale Veterinary Hospital

Program:

Veterinary Technician

Year:

2005


As a Registered Veterinary Technician, I provide many of the same services to a veterinary clinic that a registered nurse does for a hospital or doctor’s office. The best part of my job is knowing that I’ve made an animal’s life better. Read more...

Alumna Courtney stands in a nursing lab

Courtney Houldsworth

Client Care Coordinator, Simcoe Muskoka Community Care Access Centre

Program:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Year:

2010


After graduation, I worked at Sick Kids, caring for critically ill newborn babies in a family-centred care environment. I’m excited to be transitioning to a position at Simcoe Muskoka CCAC near my hometown. I’ll be assessing hospitalized patients of all ages for eligibility for home care services. Read more...

Portrait of smiling alumna Roxanne McAneney

Roxanne McAneney

Registered Massage Therapist

Program:

Pre-Health Sciences and Massage Therapy

Year:

2012


Georgian College prepared me for the workplace by providing me with clinical hands-on experience, as well as very knowledgeable and encouraging professors who taught me to believe in myself, and my abilities as a regulated healthcare professional. Read more...

Alumna Jennifer Cameron

Jennifer Cameron

Primary Care Paramedic, Brant County Ambulance

Program:

Paramedic

Year:

2012


Before studying at Georgian, I worked at the Drive Test Centre as a Driver Examiner. Georgian College helped me get a career I’m passionate about – responding to emergency medical situations as a Primary Care Paramedic. Read more...

Charmaine, sitting in a yoga pose in front of a statue

Charmaine Whitman

Registered Massage Therapy, Sanctuary Day Spa and Enaahtig Healing Lodge

Program:

Shki-Miikan (New Roads), Pre-Health Sciences, Massage Therapy, Aboriginal Community and Social Development

Year:

2008


Every massage therapist becomes a unique blend of their life experience, skills, passions, values, and gifts. I have massaged in many different settings since graduating: world class spas, health clinics, healing lodges and addictions treatment facilities. Read more...

Portrait of smiling alumnus Kris Voycey

Kris Voycey

Lead Operations Manager at Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor

Program:

Nursing

Year:

1997


Kris Voycey, a 1997 Nursing grad, is president of the Council of the College of Nurses of Ontario and works as a nursing administrator at a Windsor hospital. He says Georgian provided a great environment, which helped develop his leadership skills. Read more...

Alumna Alyssa McGuire

Alyssa McGuire

Recreation Therapist, Specialty Care

Program:

Therapeutic Recreation


After graduation, I didn’t have the expertise or qualifications to achieve the career of my dreams. The Therapeutic Recreation program at Georgian College was exactly what I needed to gain the specific techniques required in my field. Read more...

Adam Silvestri

Adam Silvestri

Pharmacy Assistant, Shoppers Simply Pharmacy and Superstore

Program:

Pharmacy Technician

Year:

2013


The faculty were really topnotch. My instructors were great people who were as knowledgeable as they were helpful. They offered me the information I needed to be professional and competent in the workplace. Read more...

Alumnus Rich Vander Wal in full cycling gear, speeding by in a unique three wheel cycle

Rich Vander Wal

Co-Founder Neurocore Physiotherapy

Program:

Therapeutic Recreation


A traumatic spinal cord injury in 1992 forced Rich Vander Wal to re-evaluate his personal values. After graduating from Georgian’s Therapeutic Recreation program and working in the field for five years, he decided to start his own rehab centre. Read more...

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...

Darryl Hardy poses for picture

Darryl Hardy

Primary Care Paramedic, County of Simcoe

Program:

Paramedic

Year:

2013


I’ve worked many jobs, from restaurant management to construction, and really enjoy teaching guitar. But I wanted a role that would provide me with the stability I needed to start a family. I decided to study paramedicine because I find it fascinating. Read more...

Lisa Tamblyn

Lisa Tamblyn

Patient Representative, RVH

Program:

Practical Nursing

Year:

1985


I have 28 years of experience in health care as a Registered Nurse. The majority of my work has been at the Hospital for Sick Children in the Cardiac Program, Transplantation, Critical Care and Organ Donation. I helped to initiate the Organ Donation Program at Sick Kids. Read more...

Alumna Julia Young-Williams

Julia Young-Williams

Advanced Care Paramedic, County of Simcoe

Program:

Advanced Care Paramedic

Year:

2011


I worked as a Primary Care Paramedic for six years before entering the Advanced Care Paramedic program at Georgian. I liked that Georgian's instructors are paramedics and can appreciate what we do for a living and accommodate our education needs appropriately. Read more...

Portrait of Alumnus Sheona Kloostra, smiling

Sheona Kloostra

CEO and Founder, Happy at Home Support Services Inc.

Program:

Nursing

Year:

2000


Sheona Kloostra has used her nursing education and the skills gained from a 17-year career in emergency and palliative hospital care to create a fast-growing, multi-service business catering to people with health issues who want to be cared for at home. Rapid demand for her service has resulted in 10 new franchise locations planned for the next two years. Read more...

Alumna Vanessa Lloyd smiles on the way to the stage, in her graduation gown

Vanessa Lloyd

Dental Hygienist

Program:

Dental Hygiene

Year:

2014


The day of her convocation, she received an email confirming her registration to her profession. Ten minutes later, a dental office in her hometown of Shelburne called her to book an interview about a job opening. And just one hour later, she crossed the stage to accept her diploma. Read more...

Smiling alumna Dianne Martin

Dianne Martin

Executive Director, Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario

Program:

Practical Nursing

Year:

1998


During my time at Georgian, I received a great education which fully prepared me for both the workplace and for ongoing learning. The informal one-to-one time that I had with my nursing instructors was unexpected and created a situation where success was assured. Read more...

Uniformed alumnus Jeff Pham

Jeff Pham

Primary Care Paramedic, Toronto EMS

Program:

Paramedic (formerly Primary Care Paramedic)

Year:

2012


The biggest thing I learned at Georgian was professionalism. I now understand the importance of being punctual, a clean uniform, good hygiene, how to provide care for my patients even when I'm having a bad day. Read more...

Melissa Barnes in her scrubs, talking to a patient

Melissa Barnes

Registered Nurse at Headwaters Health Care Centre

Program:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Nursing is something I’ve always wanted to do. I plucked up the courage to go back to school. It’s easier being a mature student because you’re better ready to handle things and know what you want in life. I was surprised how many mature students were in my class. Read more...

Science Camp and Spa Camp: July 7 to Aug. 22

Plan early! Sign up for summer camp from March 1 to April 30 and get the early bird price of $200 per week. After April 30, the cost increases to $260 per week.

Registration is open.

Online registration Camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before and after care is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at an additional cost of $20 per camper per week. Discounts are available for returning campers, multi-family registrations, Georgian College staff and alumni as well as RVH Staff. Discounts cannot be combined. Restrictions apply. (Please contact us to obtain your discount code)

Science Camp

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  • Experiments take place in science laboratories
  • Two different schedules available: Week A or Week B
    • July 7 – July 11 (Schedule A)
    • July 14 – July 18 (Schedule B)
    • July 21 – July 25 (Schedule A)
    • July 28 – August 1 (Schedule B)
    • August 4 -August 8 (Schedule A)
    • August 11 – August 15 (Schedule B)
    • August 18 – August 22 (Schedule A)
  • Exciting activities offered each week: Campers might be making volcanoes or rubber eggs!
  • Open to ages 5-7 and ages 8-11 (groups will be together for snacks, lunch and some activities)
  • Daily themes: Monday – Biology and Environmental Science Day, Tuesday – Chemistry Day, Wednesday – Physics Day, Thursday – Human and Exercise Science Day, Friday – Food Science and Science Fair Expo

Email sciencecamp@georgiancollege.ca for more information.

Science Camp Schedule *Please note the schedule is subject to change*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spa Camp

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  • Activities take place in Georgian College’s spa
  • Open to children ages 10+
  • Exciting activities such as manicures, facials and pedicures are offered each week

 

Email spacamp@georgiancollege.ca for further details.

Spa Camp Schedule *Please note the schedule is subject to change*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer opportunities 

We’re seeking volunteers to assist with the daily operations of camp and preparation of camp activities. Both camps run all of July and August, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers must be current high school or postsecondary students. Please complete our volunteer application.

HOAE Testing Information

Thank you for applying to a Health and Wellness program at Georgian College. Admission testing is mandatory for some Health and Wellness programs (see step 1, below). Testing will cover academic aptitude, spelling, reading comprehension, science and vocational aptitude. Test results are used for selection and will be released online to applicants as of March 1 (see Web Information System Instructions included in your acknowledgement letter). Selection is based both on academic grades and results from the Health Occupations Aptitude Examination (HOAE).

If you are applying to more than one Health Science program at Georgian (or applying to other colleges), you need only test once. If testing at another college, please ensure that you write the test no later than Feb. 28.

Make sure you read each step carefully before making your online reservation, as you might not need to proceed.

First, check all the requirements by going to program pages with links provided below, and if you are still not sure, contact the program area:

If you meet all the requirements or are sure you will meet them before the program starts, go to step 5.

If you have a documented disability and wish to arrange accommodations for the HOAE test, you do not need to reserve your seat online. Testing accommodations may be arranged with appropriate documentation. Call 705.325.2740, ext. 3113 for more information.

Please be aware that the type of accommodations will be based on the recommendation of Georgian’s disability specialist.

If you are an international student and have not yet applied, please email international@georgiancollege.ca and request an international student application form. If you have applied and have received a conditional offer letter based on passing the HOAE test, go to step 5 to book your testing date.

Must be more than three hours from Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound or Orangeville campus.

We strongly recommend that you complete your HOAE test at Georgian College or another college that is conducting the test. If you are unable to do so and are more than three hours from a Georgian College campus, you can request off-site testing. It is your responsibility to arrange for an alternate test location (community colleges and universities are the only alternate locations that are accepted) and a qualified invigilator (must be a faculty person or authorized testing staff at a college or university). You are also responsible for any fees charged by the alternate test location. Georgian College does not assume any responsibility for problems encountered at the alternate location.

If you wish to apply for off-site testing complete the following steps:

  1. Go to step 5 and book your HOAE test for one of Georgian’s test sessions
  2. Pay for your test
  3. Download and complete the off-site testing request form
  4. Fax the application to the contact on the application at least 10 days before the date reserved at Georgian College
  5. If your application is approved, your Georgian reservation will be cancelled and your test will be forwarded to the alternate location
  6. Check your email that you listed on the form for confirmation of approval

NOTE: Some users with free email accounts (e.g., Hotmail) or accounts with high security settings have experienced difficulties in receiving the email confirmation from the registration process. If you haven’t received an email confirmation, check your junk mail, bulk or deleted folders. You may wish to use or set-up a different email account with another provider to avoid this potential problem.

Testing is booked on a first-come, first-served basis. To guarantee a space for testing, you must book and pay for your test immediately. Book your test here on our online test reservation page. Read the instructions on how to log in for Web for admissions.

You will be required to provide the following information at the time you book your test:

  • program name(s)
  • OCAS application number
  • Georgian student ID number
  • your phone number and email address
  • Credit card number, cardholder name, card expiry date
You will need to pay for your test at the time of booking. Have your credit card available.

Why do the test?

Testing in the selection process for career education programs is proven to be constructive and beneficial to both the applicant and the institution to which admission is sought. Results of standardized tests provide an unbiased mechanism for assessing applicants. This combined with grades from previous education will help the college to select those applicants that are most likely to be successful in their chosen program.

What does the test cover?

The HOAE covers spelling, reading comprehension, natural sciences like chemistry, biology and physics, arithmetic, perceptual and word problems. Sample questions for the Health Occupations Aptitude Examination are provided to familiarize you with the format of the examination, the directions for completing each examination part, the types of questions contained in the examination, and the content areas measured by the test questions. These questions will not be found in the examination, nor are answers provided. Specimen questions for the PSB-Health Occupations Aptitude Examination can be found at www.psbtests.com.

Is the test the same as CPA?

CPA refers to the College Placement Assessment. It assesses a student for placement into a college level communications course. CPA is conducted after a student has been accepted. HOAE assesses general knowledge and critical thinking skills. You do not have to complete the CPA unless you have been accepted into a Georgian College program.

How much does the test cost?

The HOAE costs $50. This fee is non-refundable.

How long is the test?

The total time for the test is three hours. The testing takes 2 ½ hours but you need to arrive 30 minutes early to register. Make sure you record the time and date you selected when you reserved your seat.

How do I pay for the test?

Directions for payment of the testing fee will be provided once you have booked your test online. A non-refundable testing fee must be paid to guarantee your reservation. Payment of testing fees will be completed using the college’s online payment procedures. You will receive the link by email once you have completed your reservation. Payment must be made using a major credit card. Security measures are in place to protect your information.

When can I get my test results?

Your results are available for viewing on Banner Web for Admissions. Visit our admissions page to find instructions on logging in and viewing your results.

Can I use a calculator?

Calculators and other aids are not allowed.

What happens if I don’t write the test?

If you do not write the HOAE your application will be incomplete and you will not be considered for acceptance.

I missed my HOAE test date and I need to reschedule. What do I do?

If you book a test reservation and do not attend, there is a re-booking fee of $50. We are sorry but test dates cannot be changed online. Please call 705.325.2740, ext. 3002 to re-book.

My HOAE test date is coming up and I need to reschedule. What do I do?

Please provide 10 business days’ notice to change your test reservation, otherwise a re-booking fee of $50 will apply. We are sorry but test dates cannot be changed online. Please call 705.325.2740, ext. 3002 to reschedule.

Can I use my HOAE test results from last year?

Each application cycle is a new process. These test results can be used for fall 2012 and winter 2013 selection. Test results from a previous year cannot be used for selection.

When will I learn if I passed?

There is no pass mark. Results provide a relative ranking based on averages from all applicants who have taken the HOAE. The results are specific to each particular program. Georgian College uses this information and assigns points. Points achieved through testing results and previous academic grades are combined to give total points. Applicants are then ranked based on these points.

What happens if I don’t do well on the test?

The HOAE is used for selection so rewrites are not allowed. You are eligible to write the HOAE on scheduled test dates once per calendar year.

I live further than three hours away from one of Georgian’s main campuses. Can I have the test sent to me?

Any applicant within a three-hour drive of any of the campuses where testing takes place is expected to test at the college. If you are further than three hours, your situation will be assessed on an individual basis. You must complete an off-site testing request form.

We strongly recommend that you complete your HOAE test at Georgian College or another college that is conducting the test. If you are unable to do so and are more than three hours from a Georgian College campus, you can request off-site testing. It is your responsibility to arrange for an alternate test location (community colleges and universities are the only alternate locations that are accepted) and a qualified invigilator (must be a faculty person or authorized testing staff at a college or university). You are also responsible for any fees charged by the alternate test location. Georgian College does not assume any responsibility for problems encountered at the alternate location.

If you wish to apply for off-site testing complete the following steps:

  1. Book your HOAE test for one of Georgian’s test sessions.
  2. Pay for your test.
  3. Download and complete the off-site testing request form.
  4. Fax the application to the contact on the application at least 10 days before the date reserved at Georgian College.
  5. If you application is approved, your Georgian reservation will be cancelled and your test will be forwarded to the alternate location.
  6. Check your email that you listed on the form for confirmation of approval.

I can’t get to any of the test dates. What do I do?

It is in your best interest to complete the test on one of the scheduled dates. The college will consider alternate test dates only under the most extreme circumstances. Approval would need to be granted by the program co-ordinator or Associate Registrar.

Applicants who have completed the HOAE at another college for the current application cycle will have their results automatically forwarded to Georgian College through OCAS. Please note however that Georgian College does not accept results of other selection tests from colleges in place of the HOAE.

I am scheduled to write the HOAE at Georgian College but there are other colleges I have applied to that require the HOAE. How do I transfer my results to other colleges?

Applicants who have completed the HOAE at Georgian College will have their results automatically forwarded by OCAS to the other colleges requiring the HOAE.

I was not able to complete my payment online when booking my reservation. How can I make my payment?

You can make your payment over the phone using a credit card by calling our Registrar’s Office.

You can also pay in person by coming into any one of our campuses. You can make your payment by credit card, debit card, money order or cash.

Why do I have to write this test when other colleges don’t expect me to?

Every college has the right to set their own admission/selection process. There is a high demand for health science programs at Georgian College and testing assists us in selecting the applicants who are best prepared for the work involved in our programs.

Why do I have to do the test when I have just completed Pre-Health Science?

All applicants to health science programs are treated equally and must follow the same admission/selection process.

I was accepted into a health science program last year but did not come to the college. Why do I have to test again?

Unfortunately when you made the choice to not attend the college the year you were accepted means you also forfeited your acceptance. You must complete the process if you wish to be considered again. Each year our applicant pool changes and there is no guarantee that the scores you obtained previously will be sufficient to be accepted this year.

What is the cost of my program?

To find the cost of your program you should go to the Georgian College web site and search for the program you are interested in.

I need directions to the college campus where I will be testing.

To find directions to the campus where you are testing you should go to Georgian College locations and maps.

Test taking tips

  • Get plenty of sleep the night before. Lack of adequate rest the night before will affect your efficiency.
  • Relax – too much worry and anxiety is neither necessary nor helpful.
  • Mobilize your self-confidence; be positive, your attitude is important!
  • Report illness, excessive fatigue, or other conditions that would be a hindrance, prior to beginning the test.
  • Take care of any personal needs before the testing begins.

NOTE: You must bring photo identification and proof of application to the programs for which you are testing (Georgian number and OCAS number – available on your acknowledgement letter from Georgian) or you will be denied access to the test.

NOTE: Parking at the College is $5. You will need exact change; please have loonies available.

I am scheduled to write the HOAE at a Georgian campus that I have not applied to. Will my results still get forwarded to the appropriate campus?

It does not matter at which Georgian College campus you write your HOAE. You can write at any campus that is offering the test or that is closest to where you live.

There is no HOAE testing available at the campus that I applied to. Is it okay to write the HOAE at a different campus location? Will my results still get forwarded to the appropriate campus?

It does not matter at which Georgian College campus you write your HOAE. You can write at any campus that is offering the test or that is closest to where you live.

For inquiries please contact Sean Madorin at (705) 728-1968 x 1085 or or fill out the form below.