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Alumni Stories

Employers perceive George Brown as producing the highest quality graduates when compared to the other GTA colleges.
– Employer Research, Northstar Research Partners, July 2008.

The George Brown College School of Health and Wellness has earned a reputation as a premier educator in the field of health and wellness. Our well-prepared graduates have made rewarding careers as:

  • Prosthetic-Orthotic Technicians
  • Hearing instrument specialists
  • Activation coordinators (in day centres, community centres, nursing homes, retirement homes, community-based service agencies)
  • Health promotion specialists
  • Exercise therapists
  • Fitness programmers
  • Facility managers
  • Personal trainers

Our alumni benefit from George Brown’s connections with a broad network of health sector organizations and agencies – both during and after their studies. Once in the workforce they have the luxury of choosing between self-employment or salaried employment within a variety of organizations, from rehabilitation clinics to community centres.  No matter what their destination after leaving George Brown College’s School of Health and Wellness, the one common thread is their ability to collaborate with other professionals as members of health-care teams.

Comments from our graduates

Brian GrantBrian Grant, Activation Co-ordinator/Gerentology (2009) “Gerontology is an exciting and growing field. I am truly grateful that George Brown offers such a program – it has helped me be in an area that is personally rewarding and almost unlimited in terms of career opportunities”.





Jade WoodruffeJade Woodruffe, Activation Co-ordinator/Gerentology (2004) "The teachers were really knowledgeable about the physical and mental effects of aging, and how to communicate respectfully and professionally with seniors.”






 Louis BuschLouis Busch, Behavioural Science Technology (Intensive) (2007) “Through my placements, I really got a full array of experiences with different diagnosis and disorders, as well as a mix of age groups. The program moves quickly and there is much to learn”.



Gina FaubertGina Faubert, Fitness and Lifestyle Management (1998) “I'm a better yoga and pilates instructor because I have that fundamental understanding of the body I learned at George Brown.”





Orna Wolfe, Fitness and Lifestyle Management Program

"As a graduate of the F&LM Program, I have had an opportunity to work in four different sectors of the industry: community, commercial and clinical as well as privately as a personal trainer. As a manager, I know that anyone hired from George Brown College's Fitness Program has always excelled. They bring with them job-ready skills, a wealth of knowledge and good client-service skills. Most applicants from the program are the best candidates for the job. We usually hire them on the spot!"