Why Algonquin College?
Algonquin College, the largest community college in Eastern Ontario, is best known for its technology-enhanced instruction and training, and it is emerging as leader in the fields of engineering and telecommunications. The College strives to maintain strong relationships with businesses not only to ensure the viability of its co-op offerings but also to be successful in helping students find employment upon graduation. Traditionally, graduates have had a high degree of success in finding employment in their chosen fields.
Algonquin College has a strong reputation for innovation in curriculum and the use of technology in the classroom. Algonquin offers over 140 full-time programs in several areas of specialization, such as: advanced technology studies, business studies, media arts/design, health sciences, hospitality and tourism, community studies and police and public safety. The College offers applied degrees, advanced diplomas and post-graduate certificates along with English language training.
Co-operative education is an integral part of many programs and provides students with opportunities to work with industry partners in their field of study. Algonquins industry partnerships provide the necessary skills and learning essential in todays workplace and enable graduates to acquire post-graduate employment opportunities in Canada and abroad.
The International Education Centre provides both personal and academic support to over 900 international students from more than 70 countries. With three on-campus student residences, 24/7 Computer Access Labs, a gymnasium, Fitness Centre, and many student clubs and competitive sports, Algonquin students enjoy a superb living environment.
A truly multi-cultural city, Ottawa, Canadas Capital, is the fourth largest city in Canada with a population represented by countries around the world. The main industry sector is IT and there are over 1,800 private high-technology firms in and around the Ottawa region. Ottawa offers a high standard of living at an affordable price. It is a city of natural beauty, surrounded by water and offers a safe, clean environment for students to enjoy.