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Summer program

Are you an international student looking to learn new skills over the summer? Explore our summer programs and find out how to participate.

Who is this program for?

Interested in studying abroad in Canada?
Want to add some education to your resume?
Want to do this in only three weeks?

These programs are for anybody who resides outside of Canada aged 16 or older.

No previous experience is necessary.

Intermediate English skills required (recommended minimum equivalency: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 50-59 or CAMLA 6).

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Georgian College expertise

With 50 years of experience as a provider of quality education and training, Georgian has immediate and broad access to an enviable range of training, consulting, and educational resources and expertise. Many of its faculty are dual professionals who have master’s degrees in various specialized disciplines and current industry expertise. Faculty members have taken advantage of the ongoing professional development available to them in the areas of curriculum development, adult learning, and specific subject matter training. Georgian has designed and developed comprehensive academic programs for numerous sector groups, individual corporate clients, and in specialized skill areas.

Georgian College applies all aspects of quality curriculum and program development principles and practices to all design and development projects. The college has an extensive range of subject matter experts and curriculum specialists, supported by industry networks and the Georgian Centre for Teaching and Learning.

About Georgian

Established in 1967, Georgian College (Canada) is a public college with 130+ market-driven programs offered to over 12,000 full-time students. This includes 6,300 international students from 86 countries speaking more than 52 languages!

Its 100-acre flagship campus, located in Barrie, is just an hour north of Toronto. Georgian College also has six other campuses within the Georgian Bay area. A leader in work experience-integrated programs, Georgian’s graduate employment rate – 88.1% – continues to be above the provincial average, which we’ve exceeded for more than 20 years. This means 88.1% of our alumni found work within six months of graduation.

Georgian College also offers an excellent English Language program with seven-week modules going from Level 1 to 8 within its main campus.

The college is renowned for its programs in Aviation & Automotive Business Management, Engineering, Hospitality, Health and Wellness, Information Technology and Design and Visual Arts. The college boasts of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for all its programs with ample opportunity for every student to get hands-on training.

Georgian College offers two- and three-year diplomas, one-year post-graduate certificates, degrees and combined degree-diploma programs with Lakehead University. Georgian programs boast an impressive 780 transfer agreements with 59 institutions across the globe.

Co-op programs give students the opportunity to make money during their co-op semesters (estimate of $6,000 to $8,000 per semester).

Summer program offerings

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Global Leadership and Changemaking

Changemaking is part of Georgian’s DNA – we are known for it – and it is one of the reasons why we are the only college in Canada designated as a Changemaker College by Ashoka U.

This three-week, non-credit program is designed to create the leaders of tomorrow. The program includes classroom work as well as practical experiences and opportunities to work with a diverse group of global learners.

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The Art of Photography

Through working with a group of global learners, program participants will be immersed in an environment infused with creativity and innovation. Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to create motion imagery according to established standards of design and evaluation.

This three-week, non-credit program is offered at Georgian’s downtown Barrie location, the Arch and Helen Brown Centre for Design and Digital Arts.

Contact us

Ready to register?

If you are interested in participating in a summer program, please register online through the Georgian College Marketplace.

Have more questions?

Contact Contact Sid Taneja, International Programming Support Assistant, International Workforce Development, Georgian College. 705.728.1968 ext. 1233

Want to learn more?

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Whether you’re an applicant interested in studying at Georgian, an international student in need of guidance, or an individual looking to explore opportunities abroad, don’t hesitate to reach out to our International Education and Development office. We’re here to support you throughout your academic journey!

Contact information

Segal International Centre
C279, Barrie Campus

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