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George Brown College (GBC) is a community college with two full campuses, plus a university associate campus, located in Toronto, Ontario. Like the other colleges in Ontario, GBC was founded in 1967. The college gets its name from one of the Fathers of Confederation, George Brown. The college is known for the many nurses it produces, as well as for its world-famous chef school. In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a junior college, is an educational institution providing post-secondary education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees. ... The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campi) is Latin for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Canadian Confederation, or the Confederation of Canada, was the process that ultimately brought together a union among the provinces, colonies and territories of British North America to form a Dominion of the British Empire, which today is a federal nation state simply known as Canada. ... George Brown George Brown (November 29, 1818 – May 9, 1880) was a Scottish-born Canadian journalist and politician. ... A nurse is a health care professional who is engaged in the practice of nursing. ... Cooks in training in Paris Chef is a term commonly used to refer to an individual who cooks professionally. ...


It offers 112 diploma programs, as well as eight degree programs, mostly in conjunction with Ryerson University (where the associate campus is located). An additional 29 certificate programs rounds out the full-time catalogue. There are also over 700 continuing education courses available. Currently, there are about twelve thousand full-time students, as well as over fifty thousand part-time and continuing education students. A diploma (from Greek diploma) is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study, or confers an academic degree. ... A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study. ... Photo of Ryersons Quad and Kerr Hall in downtown Toronto Ryerson University is a publicly funded post-secondary education institution located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario, which is Canadas largest city. ... A certificate is an official document affirming some fact. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Adult education. ...

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Casa Loma campus

The largest of the campuses of GBC, Casa Loma campus is situated on the stretch of Kendal Ave. between Davenport Rd. and MacPherson Ave. Nearby features include Casa Loma, and the City of Toronto Archives. The Dupont subway station (on the YUS line) is a mere three minute walk from the campus. Casa Loma Casa Loma, meaning House on the Hill is a Toronto tourist attraction. ... Dupont is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. ...


The campus itself is a collection of five buildings. These buildings are:

  1. Dentistry.
  2. The main building of the campus. 160 Kendal Ave.
  3. ESL and building technologies.
  4. The new student centre building. 146 Kendal Ave.
  5. Finance and student records. 500 McPherson Ave.

In 2004, the old and unused A building was torn down to create a green space on campus. Radiographs (X-rays) can reveal if a person has cavities, bone disease or other abnormalities Dentistry is the art and science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions, diseases, and disorders of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial region, and its associated structures as it relates to human beings. ... ESL - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Cranes are essential in large construction projects, such as this skyscraper In project architecture and civil engineering, construction is the building or assembly of any infrastructure. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in...


St. James campus

This campus is made of three buildings. The first is a large and internally misshapen brick building at 200 King St. E. The second and third are located at 290 and 300 Adelaide St. East and are connected. They are home to financial services and the faculty of hospitality and tourism. This campus is where the chef school is located. Financial services is a term used to refer to the services provided by the finance industry. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Tourist redirects here; for the album by Athlete, see Tourist (album) Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. ...


Ryerson University campus

This associate 'campus' is essentially a collection of offices and classrooms in Kerr Hall at Ryerson University. The address is 99 Gerrard St. E. Photo of Ryersons Quad and Kerr Hall in downtown Toronto Ryerson University is a publicly funded post-secondary education institution located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario, which is Canadas largest city. ...


See also

List of Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology The province of Ontario, in Canada, has two types of community colleges: Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and Institutes of Technology and Advanced Learning. ...


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George Brown College (352 words)
George Brown College and Vancouver English Centre established a linkage agreement in August 2002.
GBC will consider English language training that students have received at VEC, and it will waive various levels of testing accordingly.
VEC students who are referred to George Brown College for undergraduate diploma or certificate programs, and who have successfully completed VEC Level 6B will not be required to produce TOEFL exam results as an admission requirement; and/or, will not be required to take George Brown College's English Assessment Test.
George Brown College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (321 words)
George Brown College (GBC) is a community college with two full campuses, plus a university associate campus, located in Toronto, Ontario.
The college is known for the many nurses it produces, as well as for its world-famous chef school.
The largest of the campuses of GBC, Casa Loma campus is situated on the stretch of Kendal Ave.
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