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Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.
Instructions:

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

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Pre–Departure Information

Accommodation 

The type of accommodation will vary depending on the international opportunity or program. Students need to be prepared to live in an environment as experienced by local students and employees. This may mean services and facilities not always equivalent to what you may be used to in North America. You should be prepared to adapt to local customs and standards that may at first be disconcerting, but that ultimately will broaden your understanding and appreciation of the host country and its culture.

Safety and Security 

As you contemplate the possibility of studying or working overseas, it is important that you are mindful of ensuring your ongoing safety and security. While most students go abroad without incident, it is important to consider the risks. You should review country-specific safety information provided by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs Description: External website. Make sure that you register with the Canadian embassy or consulate soon after you land in your country of placement.

Conditions of Participation 

As a condition of enrolment all students will be required to provide written legal waiver acknowledging the assumption of risks and consenting to the terms of participation (which include agreeing to abide by the college’s and the host institution’s rules, code of conduct, and acknowledging their personal liability).
Students will also be required to complete a pre-departure orientation; obtain and provide proof of adequate travel, health and third party liability insurance; obtain all appropriate travel documents (visa, passport, etc.); and read all materials provided by the academic division and the International Centre.