Established in 1967, Seneca is Canada’s largest government funded college. There are ten Seneca College campuses located in Great Toronto Area with more than 3500 current international students from 111 countries. Seneca College offers more than 230 programs. The college graduates enter the working world with top-notch skills. Facilities, instructors, and equipment are first-rate and the co-op part of the program has great reputation. The college also hands out its own degrees. The dozen or so on offer arrange from Child Development and Nursing to environmental site remediation and software development. Seneca has these so-called articulation agreements in many disciplines. They enable students to complete a college diploma, and then transfer into the upper years of university programs to study for a degree.Academics:
Seneca offers more than 145 full-time programs and 135 part-time programs including 14 Bachelor's degrees and 30 graduate certificates. Many programs offer experiential learning opportunities such as co-op, placements, internships and community service options, while others include a mandatory co-op period prior to graduation. Seneca also offers career search assistance to graduating students. Seneca College programs are developed and kept current with the assistance of advisory committees made up of key industry members. They are in place to ensure the education students receive provides the skills necessary for career success.International:
Seneca has been active in international education for decades and now attracts more than 3,500 international students each year. The largest sending countries are, in order, China, India and South Korea, followed by Russia, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Seneca's English Language Institute prepares international students for post-secondary study through intensive language training that can last anywhere from two months to more than a year. The college has several partnerships with overseas institutions and is expanded its activities in joint applied research and work/study abroad options.Student life:
The Seneca Student Federation, campus clubs, and athletics offer the chance to get involved in the wider community. Energetic and active students take on the task of representing their peers in the SSF. Planning and promoting events, participating in campus culture days, joining a club for interest, or going on trips for professional development are only a small number of activities students can engage in. Seneca’s student government and councils can play an active role in student life, by offering programs & events along with running the campus pub and in-house radio station.