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The battle of robots returns to Georgian College March 3 and 4

a group of young students dressed in green t-shirts working on a robitThe robots are coming back to Georgian’s Barrie Campus Athletic Centre on March 3 and 4! In the FIRST Robotics Competition, 30 robots, built and programmed by teams of Ontario high school students, compete in an epic battle that combines the excitement of a championship sporting event with the practical application of science and technology.

“Georgian is excited to host its second annual FIRST Robotics event,” says MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO of Georgian College. “Innovation is key to sustainability, building a healthy economy and tackling societal challenges. This competition will demonstrate that our future is in the very capable hands of the next generation of talented scientists, engineers, technologists and changemakers.” Read more...

Georgian student sprints to the finish

Overcoming hardships and building prospects may be hard for some, but Georgian Sport Dylen Hermans sprints outside on a red trackAdministration student Dylan Hermans proves that passion and a positive mindset can drive success.

Hermans grew up with a vision impairment, feeling it was an anchor holding him down. That changed in high school when a teacher recruited him for track. He excelled in the 100-metre run and won his first gold medal through the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations. Read more...

Marco ignites his entrepreneurial spirit as a Computer Programmer Analyst

Marco creates a unique connection between his passion for music and coding, while becoming an innovative maker in Computer Studies.

Marco and another male watch a 3D printer in action Read more...

Dana excels in a new country while taking her Honours Bachelor of Police Studies

Dana finds her home away from home while gaining the experience employers want.

Dana runs on a treadmill while training in Police Studies Read more...

Academic Pathways Fair Jan. 31 at Barrie Campus

Georgian’s Credit Transfer Centre (CTC) will host its annual Academic Pathways Fair in the Barrie Campus gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Female and male student look at a laptop

Representatives from 50 local, regional, national and international universities, colleges and agencies will be on hand to answer questions about bachelor degrees and graduate studies, including master’s degrees, graduate certificates and Bachelor of Education programs. Read more...

Georgian student may shape Canada’s future energy policy

Mechanical Engineering Technology student Sean Borden was recently selected to help develop an energy report.

The report includes citizen recommendations on infrastructure investment, a national energy plan, steps to increase public confidence in government, clean technology innovation incentives, and a transition plan for vulnerable communities. Read more...

What’s open and closed at Georgian over the holidays 

Georgian campuses close for the holidays at the end of day on Dec. 22 and will re-open at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Jan 2, with the following exceptions:

  • Classes resume Jan. 8. Certain campus services, including many food outlets, will re-open at that time as well
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Georgian students gain valuable work experience

College co-op students stand in front of the ecobee logoNine Georgian Computer Studies students recently embarked on a journey as technical support specialists to help accelerate the success of a local Toronto business, Ecobee.

The college’s Co-operative Education and Career Success department and Computer Studies faculty worked with Ecobee to place students in positions where they could gain valuable work experience and offer fresh perspectives and industry insights. Read more...

Georgian launching eight new programs in 2018

To meet the demand of our local economy, Georgian College is offering eight new programs in 2018.  The programs are a mix of advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and graduate certificates. Learn about all full-time programs – as well as housing, student life, athletics, services and more – in Georgian’s 2018-2019 Full-time Program Guide.

The new programs are: Read more...