Last Updated: Apr 19, 2016     Views: 73

George Brown College's reputation with employers

If you’re looking for the best way to make your career goals happen, George Brown College is the place to be.

George Brown is closely connected with industry and community employers, which gives our students great opportunities to network and gain real work experience. Our programs are designed with the help of leaders from industry and community organizations, so the skills you learn in the classroom are the same skills you need for the job.

George Brown has an excellent reputation with employers.  In fact, based on a February 2011 survey conducted by Northstar Research Partners George Brown was the college employers see to be producing the highest quality graduates with the skills they value most. 

Employers singled out George Brown as their top choice for producing graduates with the right mix of soft and hard skills. In fact, employers were approximately twice more likely to single out George Brown College graduates for their soft skills than any other college in the GTA, and placed the college first in each of the 13 skill categories identified. In addition, employers viewed George Brown as the college producing the highest quality graduates overall, a full 12 per cent higher than the second most favorably perceived college.

The research study polled via telephone a sample of 705 GTA employers across multiple economic sectors, including health sciences, hospitality and culinary arts, business, construction, computers, engineering, community services and early childhood education.