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DC welcomes more than 11,100 students to campus

Durham College (DC) today announced that it has welcomed more than 11,100 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students to its Oshawa and Whitby campuses and Pickering Learning Site since classes for the 2014-2015 academic year officially began on September 2.  With the college one of only three in Ontario to experience growth this year, the number [...]

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Dr. Leo Groarke President of Trent University
DC congratulates new president of Trent University

Durham College (DC) acknowledges Dr. Leo Groarke on his installation as Trent University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor.

Judy Robinson, vice-president, Academic, DC, attended the installation ceremony at Trent’s Symons campus in Peterborough, Ont. on Monday, September 22.

With campuses in Peterborough and Oshawa, Trent and DC have enjoyed a long and co-operative partnership that Dr. [...]

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HS students with DC umbrellas in London, England
DC brollies keep Canadian high school students dry in England

Durham College (DC) is a long-time supporter of local community events, helping in many different ways year after year. The college recently donated DC-branded umbrellas to 67 students at Port Perry High School to help prepare them for a music trip to London, England.

The students, made up of seven school bands and choirs, toured [...]

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Durham College Oshawa campus
DC positioned as educational and community leader in strategic mandate agreement

The strategic mandate agreement (SMA) between Durham College (DC) and the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (the Ministry), is a testament to DC’s response to the rapid growth taking place within Durham Region, as well as its dedication to meeting the needs of all learners; its broad-based academic strengths; and its commitment to [...]

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Alumni Association donates to CFF landscaping project
Alumni Association Board of Directors makes donation to the Centre for Food

Durham College (DC) would like to offer special thanks to the Alumni Association Board of Directors, which recently approved a donation of $10,000 to help with landscaping at the Whitby campus’ Centre for Food (CFF). This donation contributed to the completion of the landscaping for the north side; in particular, the plants located at the [...]

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For your information
Arrest made after incident on campus

Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 2:45 p.m.

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) reported that they have arrested an individual in connection to the stabbing incident that took place yesterday outside the Tim Hortons at the Oshawa campus.

On Wednesday, September 17 two males were involved in a dispute that led to an altercation resulting in a [...]

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Student Services building
Strategic Enrolment Services revised hours of operation

At Durham College the student experience comes first, and in an effort to ensure that we have more staff available to serve you when demand is highest, the Strategic Enrolment Services (formerly Office of the Registrar) offices at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses have changed their hours of operation as follows:

 Oshawa – Student Services [...]

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DC and SA sign new agreement
DC and SA sign new agreement

Don Lovisa, president, Durham College (DC) and Ryan LePage, president, Student Association (SA) are pleased to announce that the SA and DC have come to a new agreement that benefits both parties. The agreement will see student fees released and allow the SA to provide DC students with great opportunities and support. The SA also [...]

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Campus Master Plan diagram
Phase 2 of the Campus Master Plan underway

In addition to sharing a campus in North Oshawa, including many campus spaces and facilities, Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) share a commitment to providing students with innovative and rewarding post-secondary education.

As part of that commitment, the college and university also share a need to provide new classrooms, [...]

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For your information
Grace period for U-Pass stickers extended

For full-time post-secondary students, your Campus ID card also serves as your U-Pass, allowing unlimited use of any Durham Region Transit (DRT) and limited GO Transit bus routes operating within Durham Region. Additional fares are required on most routes outside of Durham Region.

Unfortunately Durham College (DC) is experiencing a delay in the receipt of [...]

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