Community College with Respected Track Record

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Applying to a Canadian college is a memorable experience — whether the
applicant plans to obtain a college education right after high school or is coming
back to a post-secondary education after working in the field for any amount of
years. College courses offer students hands-on practice as well as smaller sized
classes that allow for one-on-one time with instructors. This, along with the fact
that many college courses offer a practical work placement aspect, ensures that
students are well prepared upon graduation. Additionally, attending a
community college saves students money on tuition, while offering them a
recognized credential.

A well-known community college in Toronto is Centennial College, which as
the city's first public college opened in 1966. Since its founding, the institution
has become known for offering students job-focused, practical training that is
both affordable and will hold up in the workforce. As such, students can earn a
range of credentials through part-time and full-time college courses. Among
these credentials are diplomas, advanced diplomas, certificates, graduate
certificates and, in a few instances, Bachelor degrees. In fact, Centennial was
among the first community colleges in Ontario to receive approval for applied-
degree programs in computer and communication networking, and software
systems: design, development and management.

Meanwhile, other undertakings at this community college include 100 full-
time programs, 140 part-time programs as well as courses presented through
Distance Learning. Programs are offered in a variety of categories, including:
Business, Community and Health Studies, Technology and Applied Science,
Hospitality Tourism and Culture as well as Communications, Media and Design.
Thanks so such a diverse range, this community college sees enrollment rates
of 16,000 full-time students and 22,000 part-time learners. In addition,
Centennial College is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-
secondary institutions in Ontario. Almost 100 ethno-cultural groups are
represented and 80 languages are spoken on campus.

As previously mentioned, centennial also offers options for mature students who
have worked in their chosen industries and return to community college to
switch gears to further their education. For these students, flexibility is key and
Centennial College caters by offering evening college courses as well as online
and written-correspondence courses.

Address: Centennial College, P.O. Box 631, Station A, Toronto M1K 5E9, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 416-289-5000, Email:                                   Page 1
The part-time option at this Canadian college includes instructors who
understand adult learning needs and offers flexible, learner-centered teaching
methodologies; provide practical hands-on knowledge to place relevant theory
into context and perspective; recognize and respects both the level of maturity
and work experience of its students; provide effective instructor to student ratio
and an optimal classroom size enabling competent peer interaction. Meanwhile,
Distance Learning allows students to enjoy qualified instructors, communication
tools, discussion boards and forums, a sense of email access with classmates,
digital assignment capability, and more from the comfort of their home
computer. Lastly, Printed-Based college courses see material being mailed to
students at the beginning of the semester. Through this college education
option, students can communicate with instructors via telephone.

                                                                                    Author: Emma

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Centennial College – Continuing Education, Distance Learning

Address: Centennial College, P.O. Box 631, Station A, Toronto M1K 5E9, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 416-289-5000, Email:                                   Page 2

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Description: It is possible to attend degree programs with the benefits of the college experience at Centennial College. This school offers both four-year degree programs and bridging programs.