Open House

You have to see it to experience it—in person!

Exploring your postsecondary options before you apply? Want to learn more about Georgian’s programs, campus life and student services? No matter where you are in your journey— whether you’re coming right from high school or thinking about going back to school—Open House offers lots of opportunity to experience life at Georgian!

Thanks for visiting us at Open House on Saturday, Nov. 12. Save the date for Virtual Open House on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, or explore more ways to connect until then,

More ways to connect

Attend a Get to Know Georgian session

Our Get to Know Georgian information sessions are your opportunity to connect with our friendly staff about all things Georgian. Join us virtually from 5 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 22, Dec. 13, Feb. 7, 2023 or March 14, 2023.

Book a phone appointment with a recruiter

Questions about Georgian programs or student life at any of our seven campuses? Book a phone appointment with a member of our friendly student recruitment team to explore your study options and get answers to your questions.

Thinking about applying to Georgian?

Contact our student recruitment team to explore your study options.

Already applied to Georgian?

Connect with the Office of the Registrar for admissions-related questions.

Are you an international student?

Contact our international recruitment team to learn more about studying at Georgian. 

Interested in Lakehead-Georgian programs?

Connect with our Lakehead-Georgian recruitment team to explore degree-diploma programs. 

Top 10 reasons to attend Open House *HIDDEN SECTION*

  1. Receive a chance to win: You could win up to $5,000 towards tuition!*
  2. Apply for free: Get help with your application and apply to Georgian for free!**
  3. Take a campus tour: A current student will tell you all about the Georgian experience! You can also tour residences in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound.
  4. Enjoy hands-on activities: Throughout the day, try a variety of hands-on activities, and explore cool labs and innovative spaces across our campuses!
  5. Connect with faculty: Learn about our 130+ full-time programs and get answers to your questions.
  6. Meet your support network: Connect with student services to see all the ways we’re here to support you.
  7. Explore financial aid and award options: Find out about OSAP and awards, scholarships and bursaries to help you pay your way to graduation.
  8. Learn about academic upgrading: Explore how Academic and Career Preparation can help you achieve your academic and career goals.
  9. Discover flexible delivery options: See how you can learn part-time or online, with evening and weekend courses so you can learn on your terms!
  10. Find out about Credit for Prior Learning: See how your life or learning experience could result in transfer credit towards a Georgian program.

Read official contest rules and regulations.

** Georgian will cover your Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) or Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) fee if you apply at the event. Applies to Georgian programs that start in January 2023, May 2023, September 2023, January 2024 or May 2024, and Lakehead-Georgian programs starting September 2023.

Find your perfect program fit *HIDDEN SECTION*

Not sure about your next career move?

Find the career that’s right for you, and the Georgian program that will take you there!

Prepare for the day by completing our online career assessment tool – it will help you find the best program fit for your personality type.

Bring the completed quiz with you to Open House to discuss your results with a Georgian career consultant, support staff or faculty member!

Apply for free at Open House *HIDDEN SECTION*

Georgian will cover your application fee!

Visit the Applications Hub, located in the library at the Barrie Campus, or near computer banks at the Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay campuses to apply for free at Open House.

We can help you with your application, and we’ll cover the cost of the $110 Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) fee* if you apply to Georgian at the event.

Lakehead-Georgian (LUGC) programs: If you’re interested in LUGC, connect with us at Open House to find out how you can apply for free!


* One application fee per person will be covered.

Hours, maps and details by campus *HIDDEN SECTION*

Experience what life is like at Georgian through a variety of program-specific, hands-on activities! Get directions to our campuses and check out the handouts below.


Barrie Campus

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

One Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9

Downtown Barrie location

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 Ross St.
Barrie, ON L4M 3A5

Midland Campus

9 a.m. to noon

649 Prospect Blvd.
Midland, ON L4R 0G3

Muskoka Campus

9 a.m. to noon

111 Wellington St.
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1E2

Orangeville Campus

9 a.m. to noon

22 Centennial Road
Orangeville, ON L9W 1P8

Orillia Campus

9 a.m. to noon

825 Memorial Ave.
Orillia, ON L3V 6S2

Owen Sound Campus

9 a.m. to noon

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

South Georgian Bay Campus

9 a.m. to noon

499 Raglan St.
Collingwood, ON L9Y 5P9

EXPERIENCE GEORGIAN

As a Georgian student, you will want to be here.

Georgian is a transformative experience that’ll connect you to the skills you need, the mindset to succeed, and the confidence to thrive.

Students who excel at Georgian will appreciate small class sizes, connecting with faculty committed to your success, and will love living in a four-season playground.

As a Georgian graduate, you’ll be fully connected to your potential, your peers, your industry, and the world.

If this sounds like you, then you are ready to Experience Georgian.

HELPFUL LINKS

Still deciding where to apply?

Browse our 130+ programs by campus, start date or area of interest to find an opportunity that’s right for you.

OSAP calculator tool

Learn more about how much money you qualify for under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).

Do you have questions?

To ask questions about Georgian programs and campuses, contact the student recruitment team or phone 705.722.5152.

Why Georgian College?

More choices. More hands-on learning. More job success.

130+programs across a wide variety of disciplines
85.8%of our graduates find employment within six months of graduation
100%of our programs emphasize practical, hands-on learning
5,000+Georgian students enrolled in co-op programs

Connect with us

Other ways you can Experience Georgian:

Have questions? Contact us!

For questions about Georgian programs or student life, book a phone appointment with a student recruiter.

Phone: 705.722.5152
Email: recruitment@georgiancollege.ca

Top activity recommendations *HIDDEN SECTION*

Here are our top activity recommendations for you based on where you are in your journey.

Already applied?

  • Start by attending the academic area session(s) about the program(s) you applied to. Your faculty are excited to meet you!
  • Take a campus tour to see what life at Georgian is all about.
  • Learn how Georgian is here to support you by connecting with student services staff.

Haven’t applied?

  • Start by taking the Career Match quiz to find your program fit. Attend the academic area session(s) to learn about the program(s) included in your results.
  • Take a campus tour to see what life at Georgian is all about.
  • Apply to Georgian for free!

Thinking about going back to school?

  • With flexible delivery options, see how you can learn full-time, part-time or online.
  • Need to meet admission requirements? Connect with our Academic and Career Preparation team to explore upgrading options.
  • Already attended college or university? Explore transfer options, degrees and graduate certificates.
  • Not sure which program is right for you? Take the Career Match quiz and connect with faculty at the event.

How to participate in the event *HIDDEN SECTION*

Virtual Open House is a new and exciting way for you to experience Georgian — all from the comfort of your own home!

Tune in to Virtual Open House to get a feel for life at Georgian and get answers to any questions you may have.

Hosted over Microsoft Teams, the live event will feature virtual, interactive rooms where you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the full range of academic, program and service areas at Georgian. Connect with staff and students and discover what makes Georgian unique, from our close-knit and welcoming communities, to our focus on hands-on learning, changemaking mindsets, advanced technology and entrepreneurship.

Leading up to the Jan. 22 event, a full agenda with session descriptions will be made available to you so you can plan and make the most of your day.

More ways to connect *HIDDEN SECTION*

Explore the event site

The Virtual Open House event website is filled with plenty of helpful resources and information for you to check out during your journey to becoming a Georgian student.

Book a phone appointment with a recruitment specialist

Questions about Georgian programs or student life across any of our seven campuses? Book a phone appointment with a member of our friendly student recruitment team to explore your study options and get answers to your questions.

Thinking about applying to Georgian?

Contact our student recruitment team to explore your study options.

Already applied to Georgian?

Connect with the Office of the Registrar for admissions-related questions.

Are you an international student?

Contact our international recruitment team to learn more about studying at Georgian. 

Interested in Lakehead-Georgian programs?

Connect with our Lakehead-Georgian recruitment team to explore degree-diploma programs.