Cambrian sees spike in confirmation numbers

Posted on Wednesday March 18, 2015

SUDBURY – An increasing number of students are making Cambrian College their top choice, as shown by a significant spike in the numbers of confirmed students for fall 2015.

To date, confirmations are up more than 13 per cent over this time last year, with 930 students accepting their offers of admission.

The percentage increase places Cambrian at the top among colleges in Ontario. Most colleges are experiencing smaller increases or seeing their acceptance percentage rates decrease.

“Cambrian College has long been the destination of choice for many, and we are pleased but not surprised to see our numbers growing,” says France Quirion, Associate Vice-President of Student Services. “We look forward to welcoming our new students this fall and showing them why Cambrian is an excellent place to study.”

With increased efforts to recruit outside of Northern Ontario thanks in part to the new Study North initiative, Cambrian is regularly attracting more students from the Greater Toronto Area each year. The college’s multitude of unique, high-quality programs – including in health sciences and the trades – is another distinguishing factor.

For those who are accepted to Cambrian but undecided, or who want to explore postsecondary options, the college is hosting an Open House that will enable the public to explore the campus, learn about course and program options and get their questions answered. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Spring Open House takes place at the Barrydowne Campus on March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Students who confirm their acceptance by May 1 are eligible to win up to $10,000 in bursaries.

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About Cambrian College

Cambrian College has been a leading postsecondary institution in northern Ontario from the time its first classes were held in 1967. The College has a vibrant community of more than 11,000 full- and part-time learners and offers 80 full-time and nearly 900 part-time courses/programs. It provides programming at three campuses and online, serving a student population that is reflective of the rich diversity of today’s global workplaces.

Media contacts:

Laura Stricker
Marketing Assistant
705-566-8101, ext. 6813

France Quirion
Associate Vice-President, Student Services
705-566-8101, ext. 7237


VEB brings students and local businesses together

Posted on Tuesday March 10, 2015

SUDBURY, ON - Cambrian College will celebrate a partnership that combines student creativity and local businesses in a special one-night exhibit on March 12 at Cambrian College’s Open Studio.

The Voucher for e-Business (VEB) project, currently …

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