Our Brantford campus is rooted in the downtown core, offering students a unique campus life experience. The campus is home to over 3,000 students and is one of the fastest-growing university campuses in Ontario. It’s close to shops, cafes, restaurants, great walking and biking trails, and a diverse arts and entertainment scene. Proud to be the hometown of hockey’s “Great One,” Wayne Gretzky, Brantford is a city where sporting events and recreational activities are an integral part of community life.
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.
Due to its central and easily accessible location within Southern Ontario, as well as competitive operating costs, Brantford has become a destination for corporations to set-up shop. Large corporations, such as SC Johnson and Son Ltd., P&G, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods, Pillers Fine Foods, Atlas Hydraulics and Ferrero Canada/Hersheys, use Brantford as a hub for the rest of Ontario. Brantford’s clean-tech industry has quickly grown over the past three years and is working towards a greener tomorrow.
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It's hard to explain what it means to be a Golden Hawk without meeting us in person. No matter which of our campuses you tour, once you come you'll immediately feel this "community" we keep talking about.
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