History, Affiliations & Rankings
George Brown College was established as Ontario's Community College in 1967. It is a public college with fully accredited programs at the college of applied arts and technology. George Brown College is one of the leading and most popular colleges among international and national students.
The college operates under the Ministry of Colleges and Universities in the Ontario province. The programs at GBC including the certificates, diplomas and degrees are governed by the Government of Ontario. It is a member of CIC i.e. Colleges and Institutes in Canada. George Brown College has affiliations from CCAA, ACCC, AUCC, CBIE, CUP, POLYTECHNICS CANADA. George Brown has a world ranking of 4654, and in 2014 it was 3rd best college for researchers in Canada. Also, it is considered as the Top employer for Toronto.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The George Brown College has 3 campuses in downtown Toronto, namely, Casa Loma Campus, St. James Campus and Waterfront Campus. The Casa Loma is the main campus of George Brown College. It has a maximum green space with 5 buildings within the campus. The Waterfront Campus is the latest addition to the campuses list. It was opened in 2012.
George Brown College offers 160 full-time programs including diploma, certificates, advanced diplomas and degrees. It also offers 8 bachelor degree programs in association with Ryerson University. The most popular programs are Art and Design, Business, Community Services, Engineering and Health Sciences.
Accomplishments & Alumni
George Brown College has donated three ventilators and a significant amount of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Toronto hospitals and health care facilities to help protect front-line medical workers in the fight against COVID-19. George Brown College Alumni Community has more than 225,000 alumni from around the world. Some of the well-known alumni are Katherine Barrell – actress and writer, Samantha Bee – Comedian, John Henry – a politician, Mark McEwan – Celebrity Chef, Gigi Gorgeous – YouTuber and many more.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
As of the 2019-20 fall intake, it holds an enrolment of 35000+ full-time students. It has 5500+ international students representing over 95 countries from around the world. The largest number of international students comes from none other than INDIA. George Brown College enjoys a great network of employers. It has an employment rate of 95% with 92% of employers being satisfied with the GBC graduates. The list of recruiters includes some of the well-reputed firms like Ford Motor, Fundserv, GSK, Griffith Foods, and Accenture Inc, AccorHotels, ADP Canada Co., AIG Insurance Company of Canada, BASF Canada Inc. many more
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