In February 2016, Lakehead University and Georgian College announced they will launch more than 20 new degree programs and transfer pathways at campuses in Barrie and Orillia over the next five years. The first of the new programs began in September 2017 and with another two launching in September 2018.
Lakehead and Georgian are already the two largest postsecondary institutions in Simcoe County. Together, we currently serve nearly 3,000 degree students – 1,430 at Lakehead and 1,550 in Georgian’s University Partnership Centre. We have room for an additional 800 students at Lakehead Orillia and 1,200 students at Georgian’s Barrie Campus.
Campus infrastructure includes:
- Combined facilities worth $540 million and covering more than 196 acres.
- Laboratories, classrooms, libraries, restaurants, residence buildings, fitness centres and more.
- Videoconferencing technology to serve students across the region and the province.