Georgian nursing education programs receive funding boost

July 12, 2021
The Government of Ontario has announced that it is increasing enrolment in Georgian College’s nursing education programs with funding of up to $564K. The funding will support 62 new spaces for the Fall 2021 and/or Winter 2022 cohorts; approximately 1,131 practical nurses and 873 registered nurses will be added to the health care system. “Colleges and universities are crucial partners in our goal to provide high-quality care for Ontarians across the province in all our communities,” said Jill Dunlop, ON Minister of Colleges and Universities. “Increasing enrollment in nursing education programs is progress in ensuring that Ontario’s health care system has the highly-qualified staff needed to provide world-class care for Ontarians and our loved ones.” ON (ON)