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Algonquin College

Algonquin’s organizational philosophy is defined by its mission, vision and core values. The following are intended to serve as points of inspiration, carefully articulating our purpose.

Short Courses

Business & Management (6)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Law (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The Ontario College system was founded as “a new level and type of education to serve those parts of the population whose needs were not met by the existing education system. Focused mainly on career-oriented education, colleges would create a system which would be a coherent whole”. (Ontario Dept. of Education, Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Basic Documents, 1967)


Library services

The Library has a Research Guide to help you choose a topic and find resources for your assignment.

Medical services

There are health professionals available to provide personal, confidential, medical services. Please note, both your health and student/staff cards are required at each visit.

Student Life

Campus life

Our main campus is designed around student needs. It includes the facilities and services — from public busing to affordable, healthy food — that make student life efficient, worry-free and productive. The campus is set up to encourage an enriching student experience.

Sports facilities

Algonquin’s Fitness Zone is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Algonquin College community through physical fitness.

Our certified, friendly staff is committed to providing quality instruction and programs to help members meet their personal fitness goals. The Fitness Zone promotes an active, healthy lifestyle and helps develop the skills, attitudes and knowledge that encourages physical activity for life.

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