Experience Laurier Brantford

Laurier’s Brantford campus has transformed the downtown core of the City of Brantford into a tight-knit and thriving student community of around 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students. A wide variety of cutting-edge, future-oriented programs ensure you can find your fit and graduate ready for an in-demand career.

With all your classes taking place within revamped historical buildings, you’ll enjoy a modern learning environment with a small community feel. Have a few hours free? Enjoy the city’s arts and culture scene, hike world-class trails and explore the scenic Grand River.

Discover Laurier Brantford for Yourself

Learn your way around campus and find out the best places to eat, sleep and study using one of our three campus tour options:

Degrees for World Changers

Our Brantford campus is home to many of our most innovative and community-integrated programs crafted to empower the world-changer in you – programs like Business Technology Management, Health Studies, Human Rights, User Experience Design, Social Work and more.

Laurier Brantford Golden Hawks want to design accessible systems that inspire, engage and work well. They’re passionate about cultivating inclusive communities and seeking justice for marginalized individuals. And they’re eager to invest in the health and education of future generations. Ready to turn your inspiration into impact? 

Your Guaranteed Home Away From Home

There are plenty of big decisions when it comes to starting university, but where to live in first year doesn’t have to be one of them! Laurier offers guaranteed residence for all first-year, first-time students on our Brantford campus. Our Brantford residences are all apartment-style and offer lots of ways to get leadership experience, try out a new hobby and find your ideal study buddy.

Life at Laurier Brantford

At Laurier, you'll experience first-hand what it means to be inspired together - to look out for one another, lead the way in meaningful change, and create spaces where everyone gets to show up as their best self. Here are some of our students’ favourite ways to do that on our Brantford campus:

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Community Connections

Partnerships with businesses and non-profit organizations in the neighbourhood provide lots of practical opportunities to apply your learning and leave your mark.

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Small Class Sizes

With the average class having only 30 students, you can engage in quality conversations with your profs and peers – both in the classroom and around campus.

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Lifestyle Supports

Apartment-style accommodations and easy-access student supports mean you can live life each day as independently or interactively as you please.

Best of the City

Situated along the Grand River and close to major markets in North America, Brantford has a thriving business community that is home to several global operations - but people are drawn to the region for so much more. Home to many famous faces including Wayne Gretzky, Alexander Graham Bell and Lawren Harris, Brantford is rich in history and has a unique culture vibe. With enticing hike and bike trails, a lively arts vibe, and plenty of cool festivals and events, Brantford is a vibrant place to call home for residents and students alike. 

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Favourite Campus Spots

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“Brantford offers a safe and inclusive environment with key resources available when you need them.”
Arjunn Sivakumar, third-year student

Directions

Brantford is approximately a one-hour drive along the QEW and Hwy. 403 from Toronto and the Niagara region. The city has a population of over 97,000 and feels like a small-town community with big-city amenities.

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