George Brown College launches new and improved website

Student using desktop computer

So, you’ve probably noticed we have a new website! 

The updated launched May 5, thanks to an impressive joint effort involving our Marketing and Information Technology Services (ITS) teams as well as many other departments across the college. Our new digital space provides a vastly improved user experience and a look and feel aligned with the innovative and bold spirit of George Brown College. 

“Our new website reflects and complements the work being done as part of Strategy 2022, Vision 2030 to move the college forward into a highly connected, personalized and digital future,” said Rick Huijbregts, Vice-President, Strategy and Innovation, George Brown College. 

"The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of how we communicate and work in digital spaces. Our website is now a highly innovative digital platform that sets us up for customizable and personalized communications and experiences, and helps us chart an important path towards our vision for 2030."

What’s new? 

Aside from our new look, here's what you can expect from the new 

  • It's easier to use! now provides an accessible, service-orientated approach with streamlined access to college information and digital tools. 

  • Improved experience on all devices. The site is responsive and provides consistent user experience across all devices, including mobile and widescreen. 

  • Enhanced search and navigation. We’ve improved the search function and navigation based on user needs and data. 

“The launch of the new website is just the beginning of our plans to expand and optimize the digital experience for our users, students and employees,” says Digital Experience Manager Bec Fazzalari. “Now more than ever we are seeing just how important it is for us to remain connected with each other and ensure that timely and accurate information is available for our college community.” 

Changes for current students 

The new-and-improved provides a great experience for all our audiences, including prospective students, applicants, employees, industry and alumni.

Here’s a look at some of the benefits for current students: 

  • Quick Links section provides easy access to digital tools you use most often, including Blackboard, Office 365, STU-VIEW and more. It appears in the black bar at the top of the page. 

  • Improved navigation so you can find the services and information you need quickly and can self-serve. 

  • A focus on keeping students informed and supported, particularly through this challenging period of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“Our new website has been built on a digital experience platform that will drive the digital face of George Brown College. It supports an experience-centered enterprise architecture that we are building towards,” said Katy Bozios, ITS Enterprise Applications Portfolio Leader, George Brown College. “Whether you are a student, an employee, partner or an alumnus, your experience on our new website will soon become personalized so it's meaningful and efficient.”