Why George Brown

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Deciding where to pursue your post-secondary education is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.

George Brown College provides a blend of theory and hands-on experience. We prioritize real-world learning and provide students with opportunities to work alongside industry professionals in applied research and field education opportunities. And our industry partnerships mean students get the latest trends and tech they can expect in the field.  

6 reasons to study at George Brown

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Study in downtown Toronto

Our location provides you with access to top employers for field education opportunities.

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Informed by industry

We work with industry leaders to ensure the skills you learn in class are the ones you'll need on the job.

Professor John Varga teaching a class in the new business space at the St. James campus.

Expert instructors

Many faculty members have industry experience and will share their real-world knowledge with you.

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Applied research

Gain hands-on experience working alongside industry professionals to develop and test new products.

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Promoting entrepreneurship

Want to start your own business? Our entrepreneurship hub startGBC can help get your great idea off the ground.

Flexible Learning

Whether you’re starting your post-secondary education, making a career shift or enhancing your education with postgraduate studies, you can find the right pathway with our Program Finder.

Want to learn more about campus life at George Brown?

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Take a campus tour

Tour our campus buildings, common areas and facilities to get a taste of student life.

Get the specifics on your program

Talk to faculty and students, see our learning spaces and labs and get program-specific details. 

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Explore the college online

Navigate through our student residence, learning spaces and common areas.

*Excludes upgrading and preparatory programs