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Owen Sound Campus

The Owen Sound Campus is located on almost 15 acres of property and is small but mighty. It offers a wide variety of programs, in great facilities, including Canada’s most advanced marine simulation and research centre.

Our warm community offers everything students need, the ability to connect with staff and faculty, as well as provides a personalized approach to education.

Get your diploma or degree in Owen Sound

At Georgian, you’ll have a transformative experience, one that connects you to the skills you need, the people who inspire you, the mindset to succeed, and the confidence to thrive. Browse our academic areas below or take the Career Match quiz to find the path that’s best for you.

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Not sure what career is right for you?

Use our career assessment tool to help you find the best program for your personality type.

Pre-apprenticeship program

Build MORE. Free electrical pre-apprenticeship program

Interested in skilled trades? Don’t know where to start? This FREE 34-week pre-apprenticeship program includes plenty of hands-on learning in the electrical trades.


  • Paid 12-week work placement with local employers
  • Cutting-edge equipment
  • Experienced faculty
  • Powerful networking opportunities
  • Pathways into apprenticeship
  • First Aid, WHMIS and Working at Heights training
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Financial assistance for eligible applicants


You qualify for this program if you:

  • are 18 years of age or older
  • are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • aren’t already registered as an apprentice

The program begins May 6, 2024 and ends Jan. 10, 2025. Applications will be accepted until 11:45 p.m. on April 14, 2024.

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Continuing education

Take a single course, or work towards a diploma, certificate or degree – all at a pace that’s right for you. Part-time courses are offered at night or on weekends, or you can opt for online learning.

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Looking for credit?

Select from a range of programs, register class-by-class and study on your time. Georgian offers degrees, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and graduate certificates.

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Professional development

Looking to advance your career, meet an industry requirement or learn a new skill? We offer a variety of evening and weekend courses to support your ongoing growth.

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Study online

Take a course or program online instead as an alternative to in-class. Online courses for a range of subjects are available to part-time and full-time students through OntarioLearn.

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Take a video tour

Georgian’s Owen Sound Campus has many features and services to enhance your college experience.

Watch our campus tour video to get a glimpse of what life at the Owen Sound Campus is like, and learn more about campus features below.

Take a campus tour

The best way to imagine yourself at Georgian is to visit us in person. Experience a guided campus tour to see all that Georgian has to offer!

Labs and learning spaces

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Get to Know Georgian

Attend a Get to Know Georgian
virtual info. session on June 11.
Register for an upcoming session.

Campus tours

Take a guided, in-person tour
of our campuses.
Book a campus tour.

One-on-one appointments

Book a phone appointment
with a recruitment specialist.
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About Owen Sound

Located on Georgian Bay, right below the Niagara Escarpment, the historic port of Owen Sound features beautiful waterways and parks, perfect for outdoor activities like fishing and skiing. The largest urban centre in Grey and Bruce counties, it has a vibrant downtown and all the conveniences you could expect in a larger city.


  • Hospital: Brightshores Health System
  • Groceries: Seven large grocery stores, several small businesses, year-round farmers’ market
  • Shopping: Mall, shopping plaza, vibrant downtown shopping area
  • Harbour, beach, rivers, parks, conservation areas, trails
  • Skiing facilities, arenas, sports field, golf courses
  • Art gallery, theatres, museums

Partnership opportunities

Developing a partnership with Georgian College will benefit you, your employees and organization, while making a difference in the lives of students.

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Access talent

  • Build your workforce with students or graduates
  • Strengthen the skills of future employees
  • Connect with university and college-level educated students
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Build and grow your business

  • Pursue innovation opportunities
  • Increase the skills of your workforce
  • Stay up-to-date on advancements in the field
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Invest in innovation

  • Tailored partnerships
  • Strategic philanthropy
  • Exclusive sponsorships
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Use Georgian services

  • Host a conference or event
  • Access our affordable Health and Wellness Clinics
  • Use our fitness centres

Facilities rental in Owen Sound

Our Owen Sound Campus offers a variety of meeting spaces, videoconferencing and multimedia classrooms, computer labs and learning spaces for rental, year-round at reasonable rates.

Classrooms and labs include a presenter podium computer, projector, screen, VCR/DVD and external laptop cable. All facility rentals require proof of public liability and property damage insurance prior to the event.

Call 519.376.0840 for rates and booking information.

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Contact us

Get in touch with the Owen Sound Campus

1450 8th St. E.
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 5R4

Which best describes you?

I’m a future student — connect with the recruitment team
I’m a current student — access student services
I’m an industry or community member — learn more about partnership opportunities with Georgian