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Sheridan College
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Tuition: $4,500  Students: 18,000
1430 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON      L6H 2L1
(905) 845-9430

Sheridan College

Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning was founded in 1967 during the creation of Ontario’s college system. It was founded in response to the need of the Ontario community for career-oriented diploma, certificate courses, and continuing education. It offers a wide range of studies to around 20,000 full-time students every year. They focus on blending hands-on learning and theoretical thought in their subjects, and have made a big impact in Canada’s arts, technology, business, and community service fields. ... continued below

About Sheridan College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

Sheridan has four campuses: Davis Campus (7899 McLaughlin Road Brampton), Skills Training Centre (Shore Road Oakville,), Trafalgar Road (Trafalgar Road Oakville), and St. Joseph Secondary School (Creditview Road Mississaugua). Sheridan College offers students two campus residences at the Trafalgar Campus and Davis Campus.

Student Services and Student Life

Sheridan College offers the following services to students: Tutoring, Cooperative Education, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Leadership and Engagement, Disability Services, Policies and Procedures, Health Services, Counselling Services, Career Centre, Student Advisement Centre, Computer Services, Technology Services, Fees and Financial Aid, Peer Mentoring, Parking, Emergency Preparedness, 24-hour security contact information, Bookstores, Early Childhood Centres (Security, Parking, Emergency Preparedness, 24-hour security contact information), International Centre, and Careers and Employment (Cooperative Education, Summer Job Service, Immigrants and Newcomers, Hire a Coop Student, Sheridan Career Centre, and Hire a Student or Graduate) Community Employment Services Career Planning for the Internationally Trained - CPIT Employer Hiring Support).

The Sheridan Student Union (SSUI) aims to give services and create events that can make student life more exciting and fun in the campus. Its mission is to enrich and empower the students. Some of its services include: ConneXion, Day-time events, Elections, Faxing, Food bank, Frosh, Grade appeals, Health plan, Night-time events, Off campus housing, Orientation, Paralegal, Photocopying, Poster approval/space, Rec. Room, SPC Cards, Student handbook, Table bookings (student centre), The FUSE, TRAVIS, Vendors, and Website (WIRE).

Academic Programs

Sheridan offers full-time programs in these areas of interest: Business, Community Services, Digital Media and Communications, Education, Engineering Sciences, Health Sciences, Information and Communication Technology, Liberal Studies and Access, Performing Arts, Public Safety, Skilled Trades, Visual Arts and Design, Graduate Certificates,Bachelor Degrees , and Continuing Studies. Immigrants and newcomers who want to learn and improve their English schools have the option of choosing from the following programs: LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada), ESL (English as a second language) - full time or part time programs, ELT (Enhanced Language training),and ACE (Academic Upgrading/Academic and Career Entrance).

Famous Alumni

Some of the most famous people who have graduated from Sheridan are: Trish Doan, (Media Arts), of the metal band Kittie; Ian D'Sa, (Classical Animation), of the Juno Award winning rock band Billy Talent; Christopher Guinness, Art Director, Animator, Multi-Addy Award Winner; Bryce Hallett (Classical Animation), Animator/Director, Frog Feet Productions; Glen Hanson (Classical Animation), Illustrator, Art Director, Writer (Spy Groove); Dan Lee (Classical Animation) Pixar Animator; Lisa J. Lennox (Music Theatre Performance), Actor; Troy Little, animator, graphic novelist; Glenn McQueen Supervising Animator, Pixar Animation Studios (deceased); Don Sparrow (Advanced Illustration), Editorial Illustrator; Michael Therriault, (Music Theatre Performance), Actor; and Jerome Hindrikson Legendary sack dealer/call of duty expert.

Oakville Information

Oakville is a town on Lake Ontario in southern Ontario, Canada. A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside city with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Founded in 1857, this striking town has become one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario, and for good reason:

Residents and visitors enjoy theatre, dance, music and comedy performances at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. They can visit the museum at Erchless Estate, located in the home of the Chisolms, Oakville's founding family. Other points of interest include galleries, histori cal societies and local architecture, especially in heritage neighbourhoods.

Among the many special attractions and activities for the whole family, Oakville's annual Waterfront Festival and Jazz Festival draw crowds from around the GTA. The community also provides plenty of recreational opportunities. Golfers can play at one of seven golf courses, including PGA-recognized Glen Abbey Golf Course, which has hosted the Canadian Open for many years.

Enjoy over 2,400 acres of park space, many with groomed hiking trails, or join a recreation centre which provides programs for all ages. For boaters, Oakville features two picturesque harbours with docks and slips for sail and powerboats.


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