From the day you accept your offer to the day you graduate, the Student Life team provides orientation and transition programming to support you on your journey! Check out our Orientation pages — and our Online Orientation site — to get all the important information and events to get you started.
MyGBC Student Portal
The MyGBC Student Portal is your virtual GBC home base. Besides having all of your quick links and tools in one spot, it's also your best source of student news, events and opportunities. Make sure to bookmark it and check it regularly!
Life as a George Brown College student is full of opportunities for success at school and beyond! In this weekly podcast, George Brown students lead thought-provoking interviews that delve into different services, supports, groups and events affecting students on a daily basis. From highlighting academic and human rights services to providing tips for managing finances and wellness, there’s something here for every student.
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As the days get shorter and darker, it can be hard to keep the spirits up. Especially, when you're dealing with big assignments and the overall stress of the semester. But, you don't have to do it alone. If you've listened to our past episodes, you might've come across one from last semester with the Community Care Centre. This week, we're re-hashing that conversation as a reminder that there is a place on each campus that's like a beacon of connection and support for all students. The CCC also focuses a lot of their programs on the needs of international and marginalized students. So, if you're feeling alone, know that you don't have to.
2:30– Programming and activities offered at CCC
4:18 - Connecting to social justice issues
6:40 – How the CCC helps students who are traditionally marginalized
11:00 – One-on-one appointments
12:35 – What is a trauma-informed approach to care?
15:26 – Benefits of peer support at the CCC
19:50 – Workshops and class-talks
22:37 – Health resources (harm reduction, sexual health etc)
This week, we dig into one of the most shining programs at George Brown College; Jewelry! In this 20-minute conversation, we mine some gems out of the topic with Jewelry student, Samantha Yeung, learning about the focused and artful work of goldsmithing and crafting precious metals. Host, Pantea, also uncovers the kinds of academic and career pathways someone can follow through this sparkling field of study. Tune-in to find out!
2:30 – Silver, gemstones and more materials used in projects
3:10 – Samantha's educational background and path so far
4:20 – Goldsmithing, Industry Skills and other core course topics
6:04 – Outlining the different Jewelry programs available
8:08 – Perfection, focus and flexible thinking
10:10 – The hardest thing and the most fun thing
13:17 – Classmates and studio collaboration
14:49 – Placements and potential jobs
Ask George Brown
Ask George Brown is the place to go to find answers — and submit your own — about student life at GBC.
Many free services are available to you as a GBC student. You can access counselling, tutoring, accessibility services, career advising and more.
Get the most out of your online learning
Taking courses online? We have plenty of tips on how to maximize your virtual education!
In case of emergency
If you are experiencing an emergency or need urgent assistance, there are a range of services available to help.
For on-campus emergencies, please call 416-415-4000 or dial "0" from an internal college Cisco phone.