Orangeville Campus to close at noon July 24

Published on Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Due to maintenance work on the town’s water distribution system, the Orangeville Campus will be closed as of noon on Thursday, July 24, scheduled to reopen for regular business hours on Friday, July 25.

Drones scanning rooftops at Barrie Campus July 18

Published on Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

All of the rooftops at the Barrie Campus – including the student residence – will be scanned by drones on Friday, July 18, to check their current physical condition.

The drones are set up to capture photographs of what’s below them. They will not take photographs from their sides.

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Occupation-specific language training helps Canadian newcomers prepare for careers

Published on Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

Help is here for new Canadian residents who need language and communication skills to succeed in the labour market. Specialized training is being offered by Georgian College this fall at the Barrie Campus.

Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT) is a free program that teaches language and communication skills specific to certain sectors and occupations. Continue reading

Georgian students’ 300-kilometre trek honours Canadian heroes, fallen soldiers

Published on Wednesday, Jul. 02, 2014

A group of Georgian College policing students will hike 300-kilometres to raise funds for a retreat for Canadian heroes and fallen soldiers.
Georgian College policing students (l-r), Jon Aldworth, Micael Lamontagne, Darren Baumman (Police Foundations graduate), Matt Evans and Keith Dow, are taking part in Ruck to Remember (absent: Josh Boyd and Rob Mullins).

A group of policing students from Georgian’s Orillia Campus is taking part in Ruck to Remember, a seven-day 300-kilometre trek from Hamilton to Parry Sound. The event will raise money to build a retreat in Northern Ontario for veterans and first responders struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Continue reading

Reminder: Faculty Evaluation Survey

Published on Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2014

Student feedback is one important source of information your professor uses to understand what works well to support student learning and what needs to be improved. You may be invited this month to provide feedback on your course(s) through a brief, online survey. Your feedback will remain anonymous. Continue reading

Are you ready to graduate?

Published on Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014

ACTION REQUIRED IF:

·        You are in your last semester of co-op or classes

·        You are ready to graduate

·        You have not yet submitted your request to graduate

IGNORE IF:

·        You are not ready to graduate

·        You already submitted your request to graduate

·        You are a Laurentian student

In order to graduate, have your student record updated with your graduate status and receive a diploma/certificate/degree you must submit completed forms by JULY 2.

Forms submitted after the deadline will be reviewed after the fall convocation ceremonies in October.

For information on requesting to graduate visit www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/graduation/grad-info-tab/ and select the Request to Graduate tab.

– Office of the Registrar