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Centennial College is the first government-accredited college in Ontario, Canada. Recognized as a leader in international education, Centennial College received two gold awards of excellence for internationalization in 2013, from both the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) and Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). Research Infosource recognized Centennial as one of Canada's top research colleges in 2014. CICan's 2015 Awards of Excellence awarded Centennial College the first prize for Innovation in Applied Research in Canada!


Choose the “hands on” advantage of practical education at Centennial College:
94% of those hiring Centennial grads are satisfied or very satisfied with their hires! Co-op work terms and Field Placement available for many programs.




Areas of Expertise

Centennial 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.


• Centennial Engineering students won first place in the 2015 National Engineering Month (NEM) Ontario College Student Challenge!

• Centennial students win top honors at 2015 Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Ace Awards!

• Centennial student won silver in 2015 national Automotive competition

• Centennial College is the #1 College Choice for International Students in Canada in 2015!


You can find more information about relevant programs in each academic school here: http://www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/schools/

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:380 bedsLowest: $563Highest: $563

Centennial opened a 380 bed residence at Progress Campus in August 2001. For more information, call (416) 438-2216. Located adjacent to the Progress Campus, our double occupancy rooms at the residence provide a high level of comfort and amenities at a reasonable cost to students studying at all four of Centennial’s main campuses. Enjoy your private washroom, cable television, free high speed Internet access, mini fridge and microwave, and in room climate controls in our 24/7 security access building.

Off Campus Housing

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Other:Lowest: $400Highest: $850

Centennial maintains a listing of available off-campus accommodations for our students. To receive a copy, please view our site on Campus Pipeline.

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 favourites. Look for the fitness and weight training rooms, and fitness classes to work your body while you're working your mind.

Activities

At Centennial College you'll gain practical knowledge and have access to state-of-the-art facilities, benefit from small class sizes and get individual attention from instructors who are leaders in their fields. Centennial also offers services and facilities to aid your learning, motivate your involvement on-campus and support your personal development as a student.

For example: Join our winning Green Team and participate in student Competitions such as Ontario College Marketing Competition, Financial Planning Case Challenge, Technology fairs and more! Or, join a varsity or extramural sports team. You’ll also be invited to participate in recreational Trips for students such as Niagara Falls, hiking, skiing, shopping, snow tubing and more. Prayer rooms, restaurants, and child care on campus ensure convenience and peace of mind. Our Campus International Education Offices and dedicated International Student Services team provides ongoing guidance and support for international students; including immigration info sessions, visa and work permit workshops, trips, games and social gatherings.

Clubs

We have 50+ Student Clubs and Associations at Centennial to help you connect with other students with similar interests, make friends and build your professional network. 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 and your Student Centre at Progress Campus.

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.

Special Services

Our Centre for Students with Disabilities is well equipped to serve a variety of clients with its helpful equipment and specialized computer software. The centre can also arrange for alternative test procedures. Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the centre prior to registration to arrange for any required program modifications. Centennial is fully wheelchair accessible. 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

Among the distinguishing features of Centennial College’s leadership in the field of international education is the variety of international learning opportunities available to its students. International internship placements, semester exchanges, language and culture learning, field studies, joint international research projects, and international development activities provide opportunities for Centennial students to graduate with a high quality Canadian education and international experiences for career success in a global world. Students who participate in one of the 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 new basic skills graduates need to succeed in today’s global environment.

Examples of international placements include UNESCO International Institute of Educational Planning (IIEP), Paris France (Project Management program), Beijing Century Wall Culture & Arts LTD, Beijing, China (Travel and Cultural Heritage program), Wildlife and Ecological Investments, Cape Town, South Africa (Environmental Protection Technology program). As part of the study abroad experience in Denmark, a Mechanical Engineering student had an opportunity to work on the construction of one of the largest cargo ships.

Campus Tour

Campus tours take place throughout the year at very convenient times. To arrange a campus tour, please phone (416) 289-5000 and the following extensions:
Ashtonbee Campus: ext. 7290
Progress Campus: ext. 2326
The Centre for Creative Communications: ext. 3312
Warden Woods Campus: ext. 3325

To arrange a group tour, please contact Kimi Singh at (416) 289-5000, ext. 3312.

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 November 15, 2016

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