Algonquin College’s Expansion to Saudi Arabia Moving Ahead: First Classes Set to Start in September

Algonquin College’s Expansion to Saudi Arabia Moving Ahead: First Classes Set to Start in September

Having won an international bid to operate a new English language campus in Saudi Arabia, Algonquin College will welcome its first cohort of Jazan students in September, 2013. The campus, to be located in the City of Jazan, Saudi Arabia, will be operated in a public-private partnership with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), Saudi ...More

Interactive Multimedia Students Help Voice Found Find their Voice With a Web Video

Interactive Multimedia Students Help Voice Found Find their Voice With a Web Video

A local non-profit that delivers awareness and education to prevent child sexual abuse and resources to support adult survivors is thanking two Algonquin College graduates for helping to tell their story. Robyn Huculak and France Trudel, recent Interactive Multimedia grads, made a video for Voice Found as part of a class project. “I was so impressed ...More

Algonquin College Wins International Bid to Open 2,000 Student Campus in Saudi Arabia

Algonquin College Wins International Bid to Open 2,000 Student Campus in Saudi Arabia

Ottawa, July 10, 2013. Algonquin College has won a bid to operate one of ten new English language colleges in Saudi Arabia in a public-private partnership with the country’s equivalent to the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the Technical & Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC). With full enrolment of 2,000 students, revenues at the ...More

The students in ACCE building, just prior to their tour. Far right is Claude Lloyd, the Project Manager for GEAP.

Empowered Learning: Aboriginal Youth Become Energy Scouts to Help Their Communities

Five Aboriginal students are visiting Algonquin College this week to learn hands-on skills that will help their communities save money by conserving energy, while also committing to educate their neighbours about the career opportunities that exist in Ontario’s energy sector. The four-day Green Energy Advocacy Program (GEAP) includes training and a two month structured workplace ...More

Because You Can’t Rock ‘n’ Roll on an Empty Stomach: Algonquin College Chefs and Students Cook for Bluesfest Volunteers

Because You Can’t Rock ‘n’ Roll on an Empty Stomach: Algonquin College Chefs and Students Cook for Bluesfest Volunteers

It has been said that rock ‘n’ roll is hard work, and so is the blues! That’s why Algonquin College staff and students, along with outside volunteers, are once again helping the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest volunteers rock and roll all night and party every day of the festival with some mean eats including tandoori ...More

#ACConvocation 2013

#ACConvocation 2013

Check out the highlights of the social media conversation around Spring 2013 Ottawa Convocation! For more details, check out our previous blog post on Convocation. And make sure to add your voice to the conversation – what did you enjoy the most about this year’s ceremonies? Remember you can watch or rewatch all ceremonies on algonquincollege.com/live. [View the ...More

Congratulations to All 2013 Graduates!

Congratulations to All 2013 Graduates!

Another amazing school year has drawn to a close! Over 6,000 students graduated from Algonquin College’s Ottawa campus during Spring Convocation ceremonies, which took place between June 24 and 26 at Scotiabank Place. These ceremonies followed Convocation ceremonies earlier this month which saw 400 student graduate from Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley and ...More

Chinese Students Studying at Jiangsu Maritime Institute Complete Joint AC Program

Chinese Students Studying at Jiangsu Maritime Institute Complete Joint AC Program

As Algonquin College students in Ottawa wrap up 2013 Spring Convocation, students at Algonquin College’s partner campus in China, the Jiangsu Maritime Institute, are also marking the end of their studies. Recently, a group of Chinese students received Algonquin College credentials as they completed their three-year programs under the tutelage of Algonquin College professors who ...More