George Brown College (GBC) is a fully accredited post-secondary institution offering over 300 certificate and degree programs. GBC is the third largest provider of distance education courses in North America. Established in 1967, with over 70,000 full- and part-time students, GBC has 3 main campuses in Toronto, Canada and has established a virtual campus to provide on-line support to over 10,000 distance education students in 40 countries.
GBC's virtual campus provides many of the support services offered through in-class, on-campus study including technical and tutorial support, testing and assessment, and employment postings. Tutorial assistance through real-time, toll-free telephone support 12 hours a day, and through 24/7 access via e-mail. The Virtual Campus provides a state-of-the-art on-line test facility which allows students to write exams in a secure environment and receive instant feedback on their progress. Additional resources provided by the Virtual Campus include archived video lectures, library services, and career employment opportunities. With over 200 employers sponsoring employees in our technical education programs, companies often utilize our Virtual Campus for recruiting purposes.