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Study and Work in Toronto, Canada

Centennial College is Ontario’s first College of Applied Arts and Technology. Students can discover career opportunities around Canada’s largest city with five Centennial College campuses strategically located across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Centennial is one of Canada’s top destinations for international students! As one of the country’s most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions, almost 100 ethnocultural groups are represented and 80 languages are spoken on campus. Centennial supports over 27,000 students, including 12,000 full-time international students from 139 countries.

Centennial offers high-quality Canadian education that is hands-on and employment-focused. More than 1,500 industry leaders help shape the curriculum and learning outcomes. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory and studio instruction, co-op education and industry placements. Many Centennial programs also provide eligibility for designations from Canadian professional associations.


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Centennial offers over 200 full-time programs!

  • Post-secondary and post-graduate programs
  • Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Degree and Graduate Certificate options
  • Opportunities for co-op and internship work placements
  • 1046 outbound academic pathways

Seven Specialized Academic Schools

  • School of Advancement
  • The Business School
  • School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
  • School of Community and Health
  • School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts
  • School of Transportation (Automotive, Aviation, Aerospace)

Centennial College is committed to student success inside the classroom and beyond. With the pre-arrival program headSTART, Centennial assists international students in preparing academically, personally, and professionally for college and working life in Canada.


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Centennial College is an approved government institution for Canada’s study and work programs. Full-time international students enrolled in a Centennial College degree, diploma or certificate program can work up to 20 hours per week on or off campus during the academic session and full-time during scheduled breaks. 

After successful graduation, international students may be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) to stay and work in Canada for 1-3 years.


Centennial is the #1 college in the Greater Toronto Area for graduate satisfaction! (Ontario’s 2020-2021 Key Performance Indicator). Centennial ranks #1 amongst Canadian colleges for providing paid student internships in applied research (Research Infosource, 2021).


Centennial received the Gold Medal for Internationalization Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) in 2016, the Silver Internationalization Excellence Award in 2021 and the Gold Excellence in Sustainable Development Award in 2022. Centennial College also received the Gold Medal for Leadership Development at the 2018 World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics Awards of Excellence.

At the 2022 Skills Ontario, Centennial won the College Award of Distinction for the fourth consecutive competition. Centennial’s Business students pitched their product accessibility innovation to industry judges and won Gold at the 2021 Enactus National Competition.