New Students Handy Tips

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  • Take the time to get better prepared for college life with some of these handy tips on things you can you do now!

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    • Download important dates to the calendar of your choice through your Online Orientation.
    • Check your Stu-View account to verify if you are required to take a Math and/or English placement tests. You can book your placement test before classes begins by visiting the Assessment Centre website.
    • Discover Office365, LinkedIn Learning, and other resources available to you as George Brown student.
    • Fill out an intake form if you’re a student with a disability, register with Accessible Learning Services.
    • Find a part time job to help offset some expenses while you study and sharpen your interview skills at GBCareers.
    • Apply for Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries through Stu-View.


    • Connect with George Brown on social media and stay up to date on what’s happening.
    • Join a club to meet some new people with shared interests or sign up to volunteer with our Student Leadership Academy to build your leadership and soft skills.
    • Try out for a Varsity sport and join the GBC Huskies.

    Questions or concerns? Contact the Student Life team at