Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of George Brown College

  • 50 x 50 Photo Contest

    Are you an immigrant to Canada and graduate of George Brown?

    You’re invited to submit your name as a candidate to participate in a 50th anniversary project celebrating the diversity of the college and the changing face of Toronto over the years. If selected, you will be paired with a photographer who will tell your “story” through a photographic portrait displayed in the 50 x 50 exhibition at the Waterfront Campus during the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival next spring.

    If you’d like to learn more about this opportunity, please email by October 27, 2017.

    Congratulatory Messages for George Brown's 50th

    Anne Sado, President of the George Brown College  

    "Since 1967, George Brown College has been the place to start something amazing.”

    Read our President Anne Sado’s special 50th Anniversary message:

    prime minister meeting with Anne Sado  

    "It is with great pleasure that I join everyone in celebrating the 50th anniversary of George Brown College."

    Read Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s full congratulatory letter:

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    "We wish to thank you for preparing students with the skills they need to succeed in their careers, being a leader in your local community and contributing to our province’s economic growth."

    Read the full letter from Premier Kathleen Wynne and Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

    John Tory 50th anniversary message  

    "For the past 5 decades, dedicated staff at George Brown College have enriched the lives of their students…"

    Read Mayor John Tory’s full congratulatory letter

    Learn more about George Brown College’s history & community:

    Support the Family Campaign:

    The Family Campaign is an employee fundraising campaign at George Brown College. Our goal is to support student scholarships college-wide. Last year, we successfully created 100 new scholarships for 100 individual students. In celebration of our 50th anniversary, our goal for this year’s campaign is to increase the numbers of student scholarships and continue supporting students in financial need. To learn more about the campaign or to donate visit  

    Want to get involved with the 50th anniversary?

    We’ll be celebrating throughout 2017 and posting more information about upcoming events and activities here.

    For more information about how you can get involved please contact us at:  

    Or contact the Alumni Office at:  

    If you are a current George Brown College employee looking to get more involved in the celebrations, click HERE to find out more about what’s going on within the college!