St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Canada

Kingston, Canada


History, Affiliations & Rankings

St Lawrence College (SLC) is a public college that was founded in 1967. Of all the founders of SLC, the most significant were Dean Payne Smith, John Decon, Rev J. B. Whiting. SLC is one of the leading colleges in Ontario and it is further affiliated to CCAA (California Collegiate Athletic Association), ACCC (Academic Computing and Communications Centre), AUCC (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada), CBIE (Canadian Bureau of International Education).   With over 50 years of experience in delivering higher education, St Lawrence College boasts of its dedication to evolve and meet the students’ requirements that can help them pursue a better future.

Infrastructure, Courses & Campus

The college runs three campuses in Ontario, Canada, viz. at Kingston, Brockville and Cornwall. By the beginning of September 1969, the students started attending the classes at the St Lawrence College Kingston campus. The St. Lawrence Kingston Campus is constructed on a land of 1,100 acres.  The size of the campus is small enough to be friendly and personal, yet big enough to provide a variety of specialized activities and programs. Having been established as a college of applied arts and technology, the college offers more than 100 full-time courses in different subjects such as Business Administration, Arts, Humanities, Technology, Home-economics and many more. The institution has been well designed to provide career-oriented programmes. Along with Bachelor degrees, students can also choose from a variety of diplomas, certificate courses as well at the Kingston campus of St Lawrence College. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

The dedicated team of SLC helps students achieve their goals through continuous help and support throughout their education. With modern, expansive facilities in three vibrant eastern Ontario cities and a solid track record of excellence, St. Lawrence College still combines all the benefits of a world-class education with the advantages of small-town living and personal attention to detail. St Lawrence has been home to a number of known Alumni, including William A Barclay (Ny State Assemblyman), George Stade (Literary Critic, Novelist& Professor), Dabn Buckley (Publisher Of Marvel Comics), Jamie Baker (Hockey Player), and Derric Pitts (Chief Astronomer).

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Understanding the contribution that international students add to society, SLC has employed a team of supportive International Student Advisors, who offer support services to students starting from Pre-departure to Graduation.  Completing higher education at St. Lawrence College (SLC) is the first step for a student towards a rewarding career in Canada or anywhere around the world. St Lawrence College has a phenomenal record in graduate employment and possesses an employment rate of (88.1%). The college has an ethnic diversity of whites with an enrolment of (78.4%) and non-resident aliens of (8.5%) while the remaining hail from the rest of the world. Top hirers at St Lawrence College include Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Walmart, Empire Life, and the City of Kingston.

COVID-19 Response

Following is the update on teaching and learning programmes at St. Lawrence College for the academic year 2021-22: 

  • St. Lawrence College continues to deliver courses in a blended format for the Spring / Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters i.e courses shall be offered in a mix of online teaching and on-campus teaching.

  • The university has implemented a number of health and safety measures to ensure the safety of everyone and prevent the spread of the virus.

  • Students are expected to travel to St. Lawrence Campus if they have been specifically required to do so. They are also required to wear a mask while on campus and must enter the campus from the designated entry point.

  • Students are also required to complete the COVID-19 Health and Safety Awareness Training: A Guide for Students Returning to Campus, confirm their acceptance of the Student Conduct Agreement. Additionally, students must download the SLC Safe App, which will be used for screening to access the campus facilities.

  • Before travelling to campus, students must complete the pre-screening questionnaire each time they wish to travel to campus.

  • Students and faculty are encouraged to stay on campus for a limited duration of their classes. In other words, arrive on campus right before the class and leave immediately after.

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