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Durham College - Oshawa Campus

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School ID: SC010036
Rank: 16,364
* Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Applied number: 55
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  • Tuition and other fees
  • Life experience
  • Job opportunities
  • Ability to settle


General description

Since 1967, Durham College (DC) has been guided by an unwavering commitment to student success. The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs supports the Durham College Alumni Association comprised of more than 95,000 graduates who have gone on to outstanding career success within our community and beyond. The Alumni Association is represented by a board of directors comprised of elected representatives from its membership. The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is responsible for maintaining communication with our alumni and keeping them connected to the DC community.

This includes:

  • Co-ordinating events, affinity programs, and other initiatives.
  • Maintaining up-to-date alumni records.
  • Publishing the DC Alumni Magazine and Reflections.
  • Serving as the link between campus and the Alumni Association.


  • To encourage and develop mutually beneficial professional relationships between current students and alumni and act as ambassadors for the college.
  • To promote and encourage current students and alumni to fully participate in social and professional development activities.
  • To generate funding for scholarships, bursaries and special projects.
  • To contribute to the growth and prestige of the college.
  • To build a sense of community among alumni by keeping them informed of college and alumni news and advocating on behalf of the alumni.
  • To support activities which are in direct alignment with the Durham College mission statement.


  • To promote the exposure of the Alumni Association and Durham College through an engaging and beneficial link between Durham College and its alumni community.

Why choose Durham College 

Our Second Career office will provide you with complete training proposals based on our second career eligible programs as well as everything you need to help you apply for your program of interest.


  • Are laid-off or have been laid-off since January 2005
  • Are unemployed or working at an interim job
  • Are choosing to retrain for a career that is in demand


Second Career provides laid-off workers with:

  • Skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario
  • Financial support

Second Career is a cost-sharing grant provided on the basis of need, participants may be asked to contribute what you can to your training or education.

Second Career provides up to $28,000 for:

  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Other instruction costs such as manuals or workbooks
  • Transportation
  • A basic living allowance

Additional support may be available to accommodate the needs of people with disabilities, dependent care, costs of living away from home and academic upgrading.

To make this opportunity more accessible to a larger number of people Durham College offers second career programs in different delivery formats that include:

  • In-class programs
  • Online (on-site and remote)


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Avg Cost of tuition/Year CA$40,900
Cost of living/Year CA$12,000
Application fee CA$0
Estimated Total/Year CA$55,900

Main majors

  • Acounting
  • Animal Care
  • Sciences
  • Arts

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