George Brown to pay $2.73M to former students over course summary dispute

June 21, 2016

George Brown College has finalized a $2.73M settlement to be paid to more than 100 international students over a course summary that was accused of being misleading. According to CBC, the description in question told students they would have “the opportunity to complete three industry designations/certifications in addition to the George Brown College Graduate Certificate,” although the school reportedly had no agreements in place to facilitate this. “There was, of course, never any intention to mislead and our commitment to our students has never been in question," said George Brown President Anne Sado in an email to CBC. "But a situation like this provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on what we're doing and look for ways we can continue to improve.” CBC