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George Brown College

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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.

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.

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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.

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

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

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. 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.

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.

See also

List of Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology

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