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GBCTechTraining Student Satisfaction - A 2020 Survey Review

April 19, 2021

We work hard at improving the quality of our programs and our student experience. One way we do this is by asking our graduates, who have recently completed a program, for their feedback about the key elements of our programs and their experience with us through a satisfaction survey.  Upon completion of their program, students are invited to complete the survey. It includes 13 questions where we ask students to evaluate us using a rating system ranging from unsatisfactory to excellent.

What is STU-VIEW?

March 25, 2021
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STU-VIEW, George Brown College’s on-line Student Information System, is a web-based portal to the College’s database.

3 Tips to Create a Stress-Free Environment

February 25, 2021

Your home should be a stress-free environment. But living through a pandemic and the rules associated with it, can be more challenging especially since work and school are now more closely integrated in your home. If you’re working from home, attending online school from home, and managing a family, you may find that juggling all the different parts can be stressful.

What Can You Do to Increase Your Odds of Success?

February 11, 2021

Did you know that typically only about 40% of students actually complete their college certificate or degree, (after a period of 6 years)?[1] That’s a stat that most schools aren’t too comfortable talking about but the reality is that getting through a postsecondary program is really a tough challenge. And I’ll add that distance education, self-paced learning programs, like ours, are typically even lower.

Reimagining the Manufacturing Industry After COVID

February 01, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for the manufacturing industry. Research by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), estimates that the COVID-19 outbreak could cause global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to shrink by 5%-15%, due to the downfall in the manufacturing sector.

How to Get Your T2202 Tax Receipt from GBC

January 19, 2021

With tax season quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing and gathering all relevant receipts and paperwork to file your taxes! GBC Technical Training students whose tuition fees have totalled at least $100 are eligible to receive a tax credit for tuition fees through the Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (T2202).

Understanding the Different Levels of Automation

January 07, 2021
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As automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics improve, it may be increasingly tempting to employ automatic means to accomplish industry goals. The degree to which a task is automated is referred to as levels of automation (LOA). Below is an overview of the 10 different LOA.