Seneca College

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Template:Infobox University2 Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology has approximately 90,000 part-time and 17,000 full-time students. With more than 100,000 students, Seneca is Canada´s largest college which offers programs in more than 260 career fields.The College is located in Greater Toronto Area, With Newham Campus being the Main and biggest campus for Seneca. Seneca has two residence buildings; a 1,107-bed residence located at Newnham Campus, and a 233-bed residence located at King campus. Housing Services assists students in finding accommodations near all Seneca College. campuses.


Faculties and Schools

Faculty of Applied Arts & Health Sciences

  • School of Animal Health
  • School of Early Childhood Education
  • School of English and Liberal Studies
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Safety and Police Studies
  • School of Recreation
  • School of Social Services
  • The Centre for Tourism and Leisure Services
  • School of Underwater Skills

Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology

  • Agilent Technologies Institute
  • Centre for Advanced Technologies
  • Centre for the Built Environment
  • School of Aviation and Flight Technology
  • School of Biological Sciences & Applied Chemistry
  • School of Civil & Resources Technology
  • School of English and Liberal Studies
  • School of Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology
  • School of Fire Protection Engineering
  • York / Seneca Institute for Science, Technology and Education

Faculty of Business

  • Arts & Commerce
    • Centre for Financial Service
    • School of Accounting & Finance
    • School of Fashion & Merchandising
    • School of English and Liberal Studies
  • Management & Administration Studies
    • Centre for Human Resources
    • School of Business Management
    • School of International Business
    • School of Legal and Public Administration
    • School of Marketing and e-Business

Faculty of Information Arts & Technology

  • Centre for Professional Communications
  • Animation Arts Centre
  • School of Communication Arts
  • School of Computer Studies
  • School of English and Liberal Studies

Faculty of Continuing Education

Computer Access

Seneca College has the largest computer studies program and more computers than any other college in Canada. Seneca@York features close to 300 networked computer workstations in the Learning Commons, and approximately one computer workstation for every three students throughout the entire campus. The Don Mills Campus is the fully wired, high-tech home for Seneca´s Computer Networking and Computer Systems programs. Students have access to some of the latest computer equipment in Canada. More than 20 per cent of Ontario computer studies students are enrolled at Seneca College.

Co-op Education

Co-operative programs give Seneca students the opportunity to integrate their college education with real world experience before graduation. Seneca offers a wide range of co-op programs in subject areas ranging from Technical Communication and Accounting and Finance, to Chemical Technology and Marketing Administration.

Some programs offer co-op options, while others include a mandatory co-op period prior to graduation.Seneca also offers work placement assistance to students upon graduation. All Seneca College programs are designed and kept current with the assistance of academic advisory committees. These committees are made up of Seneca´s academic advisors and key industry members and are in place to ensure the education students receive provides the skills necessary for career success.

University Transfer Agreement Policies

Seneca College has numerous transfer agreements with institutions across Canada and internationally. These agreements allow our students to apply their college education to obtain credit towards a university degree.Institutions with which Seneca has transfer agreements include: Athabasca University, University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Guelph, University of Western Sydney and York University. These cover program areas ranging from Human Resources Management and Real Property Administration to Aviation and Flight Technology, Nursing and Biochemistry.Seneca College is continuously expanding its transfer and joint agreements with other post-secondary institutions to give students the most for their education and career success

Campus Locations

Seneca College has campuses throughout the Toronto and Greater Metro Toronto Area including a Markham Campus due to open in 2005.

Buttonville Airport

2833 16th Avenue, Markham, ON

Buttonville is the home of Seneca's fleet of aircraft and flight training devices, utilized for training by students registered in the Aviation and Flight Technology Program. All in-flight training is undertaken through the facilities at the Buttonville Airport. Classroom-based instruction is split between Newnham Campus and Buttonville Campus.

Don Mills Campus

1380 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON

Don Mills Campus is located on the west side of Don Mills Road one block south of York Mills Road, and houses some of the students from the School of Computer Studies. Students study Computer Networking and Computer Systems in both full and part-time programs on this campus.

Eglinton Campus

1200 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 500, Toronto, ON

Seneca’s Eglinton campus is site of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program, offering free academic upgrading to eligible adults 19 years of age and over.

Gordon Baker Campus

155 Gordon Baker Road, Unit 102, Toronto, ON

The Gordon Baker Campus specializes in computer courses, from beginner to advanced training. The campus is located east of the 404 between Finch and Steeles Aves.

Jane Campus

21 Beverly Hills Drive, Toronto, ON

Students on this campus are registered in pre-apprenticeship programs for Tool and Die Maker, Precision Machining and Mould Maker trades. The Digital Media Centre is part of this campus and offers programs in 3-D Digital Animation and in Webmaster specializations.

King Campus

13990 Dufferin Street, King City, ON

Located on 282 hectares of woods, lakes and fields, this campus offers students a broad range of study programs, including: Business, Early Childhood Education, Law Enforcement, Nursing, Social Service Worker (and Gerontology), Tourism Studies, Environmental Landscape Management, Recreation and Leisure Services, Recreation Facility Management, and Veterinary Technician.

Newmarket Campus

Weston Produce Plaza, 16655 Yonge St., Unit 3, Newmarket, ON

The Newmarket Campus offers community-based services delivered by Seneca College, the YMCA and the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS). Programs include employment services for adults, academic upgrading and computer skills training. The YMCA offers youth programs and information on recreational activities and community programs. The CHS offers numerous support services for the hearing impaired in York Region.

Newnham Campus

1750 Finch Avenue East, Toronto, ON

Newnham Campus is the academic and administrative centre of Seneca College. Located on the north side of Finch Avenue at Hwy. 404 (Don Valley Parkway) and Finch Avenue East, Newnham Campus is one of the largest college campuses in Canada. It houses full-time and part-time programs in Applied Arts, Business and Technology, as well as the Seneca Student Residence.

Richmond Hill Campus

24 Wright Street, Richmond Hill, ON

The Faculty of Continuing Education and Contract Training offers a variety of programs at the Richmond Hill campus, with a strong emphasis on business, ESL, and microcomputer training. A business centre and self-employment assistance program are available for the entrepreneur, as well as customized training solutions for growing companies.

Markham Campus

This campus will open in the fall of 2005.


70 The Pond Road, Toronto, ON

The Seneca@York Campus, opened in May 1999, is dedicated to high-tech programs delivered in a model learning environment technically equipped to house a variety of innovative degree and diploma courses. Several schools are located at this North York campus, including Communication Arts, Computer Studies and Biological Science and Applied Chemistry, as well as Corporate Communications and Technical Communication programs.

Yorkgate Campus

1 York Gate Blvd., Toronto, ON

Students at the Yorkgate Campus can select self-paced learning with customized programs in academic upgrading and office systems. The Literacy and Basic Skills program is also at Yorkgate, as well as a variety of provincial and federal programs, and an Employment Resource Centre offering assisted services and extended hours (evening and Saturdays).

External link

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