October 02, 2017

Belleville, Ontario, October 2, 2017 – Explore all kinds of careers and the programs that lead to them during Loyalist College Open House on Wednesday, October 4.

From 9 am until noon, meet with faculty, staff and students representing more than 65 full-time programs, apprenticeships, and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses. Learn about pathways from Loyalist College to university through more than 70 university transfer agreements across Canada and beyond.

Open House is a great time to get advice on how to pay for college education, including information about Loyalist’s on-campus employment opportunities, awards and bursaries, totalling more than $1 million each year. Guests at the October 4 event will also have a chance to enter a draw for a $1,000 Loyalist bursary.

What:          Loyalist College Open House
When:         Wednesday, October 4, 2017
                    9 am – 12 pm
Where:        Loyalist College
                    Kente Building – Dining Hall

Additional Information: The Loyalist Open House is one of 35 stops on the five-week College Information Program (CIP) tour across the province. Hosted by Ontario’s public colleges, the CIP is an excellent opportunity to meet with representatives from various colleges and get the information needed to make an informed decision about post-secondary education. Last October, more than 1,000 visitors participated in the Loyalist College CIP stop, including students from 26 high schools, from four different school boards. They asked questions about campus life, housing and student services, and got information on how and when to apply.

In addition to applying online, prospective students can now apply from their phone – anytime and from anywhere – using the new app. It allows applicants to create an application or log in to an existing application; browse Ontario college programs; create a favourites list of programs; add up to five programs to their application, with no more than three at any one college; request transcripts; pay for and submit their application; and view, accept and decline offers of admission.

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About Loyalist

Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior student services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers more than 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, which is LEED® Silver certified, are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. The College is a key driver of the social and economic health and prosperity of the area and contributes 5.4 percent to the Gross Regional Product. This represents an overall effect on the regional economy of $530 million annually – based on a 2014 Report by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses and Port Hope location, visit

Contact: Kerry Lorimer, Director of Marketing, Communications & Recruitment
Loyalist College,, 613-969-1913 ext. 2536