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A Day at Centennial College [VIDEO] December 15, 2017

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For over 50 years, Centennial College has transformed itself from a local community college to a worldly institution. We believe in practical education for everyone by delivering hands-on, focused learning to a diverse body of students .Our focus has always been on educating you for career success, while teaching students to be leaders. We’ve worked to build lasting partnerships with local communities, while preparing our graduates to succeed globally.


Locally, we continue to offer industry-recognized full- and part-time programs at four Toronto campuses. Whether in our classrooms, our labs or the community, Centennial students experience the real world before they even graduate, and become job-ready.

Areas of Expertise

Centennial College offers post-secondary, post-graduate and fast-track programs in Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media and Design, Health and Community studies, Hospitality, Tourism and Culture and Transportation as well as English Language Learning (ELL) and foundations programs for college and university preparation, all split between our four different campuses, augmented by practical, hands-on laboratories, which include teaching kitchens for our Culinary students, automotive labs and aircraft hangars for our Transportation students, and more!

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:Lowest: $7,360Highest: $8,680

he Centennial College Residence is more than just a place to sleep. It’s an opportunity to develop lifelong friendships and memories. It also allows you to get fully involved in college activities and to mature in a rich academic and social community. We recommend that international students stay in our Residence during the first year of study to help jumpstart their Canadian living and learning experience. Rooms in Residence fill up quickly, so apply early. For more information on Residence rates, policies, photos and to apply, visit www.centennial-place.ca. For questions and inquiries about Residence, contact the Residence directly by emailing centennialresidence@studenthousing.com or calling 416-438-2216, Ext. 6294.

Off Campus Housing

Coming to a new country can be exciting, but also intimidating. The homestay program partners you with a family who will host you in their home and help you adjust to your new city. You may choose to stay with the family for the entire duration of your study period, or just until you can find your own place. For more information, visit: https://www.centennialcollege.ca/studenthub/international/international-students/essentials/housing-options/ Centennial maintains a listing of available off-campus accommodations for our students. Please visit our page on Places4Students.com.

Incoming Students

Orientation activities for both academic and Centennial College Student Association programs and personalized success plans for first year students. Students are also encouraged to take advantage of our free 'success skills' workshops offered throughout the year. Peer mentoring and International advisors at every campus are also available to help you transition to life in Canada, and at Centennial.

Career Planning

Counselling and co-operative education resources provide free workshops and seminars throughout the year focusing on job search and employment techniques.

Sports

Athletics and recreation facilities are available to Centennial students. Our active athletics and sports program includes varsity teams and recreational groups, clubs, intramural leagues and free play.

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, and badminton have been traditional favorites. Look for the fitness and weight training rooms, and fitness classes to work your body while you're working your mind.

Activities

Visit your campus recreation coordinator's office and your student association (CCSAI) to discover the full range of activities at your campus! Your college experience is more than just going to class, reading textbooks, doing assignments and taking tests. It’s about experiencing all that Centennial has to offer you. Our campuses have numerous services that will provide you support, entertainment, expand your learning and help you transition into college life. Take advantage of the services available to you. You’ll be happy you did!

Clubs

Student clubs are eligible to receive an honorarium from Centennial's Student Association for expenses, such as field trips, activities, and programs. Some of the clubs currently operated by students include Centennial International Student Organization, Advertising Club, Chess Club, Spanish Club, Cricket Club, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Canadian Public Relations Society, Fluid Power Club, Early Childhood Education Club, Tamil Student Organization, Vietnamese Student Society, and Latin Swing Club. Centennial College also has a student campus newspaper and multicultural week celebrations.

Information Technology

Centennial students can make use of almost 1,000 computers and 100 programs in open access labs at all campuses.

Cultural

Centennial College has been recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Canada, where more than 93 cultural groups are represented and more than 80 languages are spoken. We're a school of the world.

Special Services

Centennial College makes every effort to accommodate students with disabilities, so they can succeed in their classes. The Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) is a confidential service that gives students with documented disabilities counselling, support, and advocacy. If you have a documented learning disability, medical or mental health condition, physical, visual, hearing or mobility impairment, we can help. Contact us in advance of classes, and we can arrange for help. The College also operates three high quality childcare centres for students with young children.

Affiliated Institutions

Centennial College offers programs in conjunction with the following universities - University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University. As well, many of our diploma programs provide transfer or articulation opportunities to university degree programs around the world for successful graduates.

International Involvement

Centennial College offers a variety of international learning opportunities to its students, including international internship placements, semester exchanges, language and culture learning, field studies, joint international research projects, and international development activities to help students graduate with a high quality Canadian education and international experiences for career success in a global world. Students who participate in global programs demonstrate increased leadership skills and confidence, independence, advanced problem-solving skills, sharpened cultural understanding, flexibility and adaptability, and a greater sense of social responsibility - forming a cornerstone of the skills graduates need to succeed in today’s global environment.

Campus Tour

Campus tours take place throughout the year at very convenient times. To arrange a campus tour, please phone the Liaison and Student Recruitment Office at (416) 289-5325.

Other

The College also has a bookstore, food services, peer tutors, learning resources centres, the Centennial Place Dining Room, Massage Therapy Clinic, and your CCSAI Student Centre (at Progress Campus).

Modified on April 05, 2018

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