March 21, 2023

Belleville, ON, March 21, 2023 – Loyalist College will host its Spring Open House on April 1, 2023, from 12 – 3 p.m. The event will include guided tours of the College’s Belleville campus, the opportunity to speak with expert faculty, and a chance to explore on-campus residences and learn about Loyalist’s 70+ full-time, in-class programs.  

“From the moment you arrive on campus, you will feel the uniquely warm and welcoming atmosphere Loyalist College is known for,” said Mark Kirkpatrick, Loyalist College President and CEO. “Along with exceptional hands-on learning in our state-of-the-art facilities, students quickly discover that our close-knit community, vibrant campus life, caring faculty, and exceptional student services truly set Loyalist apart. I encourage anyone interested in pursuing post-secondary education to join us at Open House and experience for themselves why Loyalist is becoming Ontario’s Destination College.”  

Prospective students can explore Loyalist’s newly renovated campus facilities, including upgraded culinary labs, a technology-based makerspace, the Unwind spa and a full-service student health and wellness centre. During campus tours, visitors can speak with instructors about applied research projects and placements in industries across Ontario, such as health care, advanced manufacturing, community services and the creative industries.   

Current students will be on-hand to share their experiences of Loyalist’s Student Life initiatives, such as Student Government, athletics programming, events, movie nights and campus celebrations.   

Everyone in attendance will learn more about the unparalleled support services that guide students through every step of their college journey, including tutoring and counselling options, Indigenous Services, AccessAbility Services, Career Services, Financial Aid and more.  

Free Applications  

Future students interested in applying to Loyalist College can apply for FREE at the event, supported by our application experts.     

Chance to Win  

Pre-register for Open House and attend the event on April 1 for a chance to win a $1,000 tuition credit.  

There’s nothing quite like checking out campus in person. Learn more about Open House at Loyalist College. 

About Loyalist College
Loyalist College is located on the territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, and the Haudenosaunee people. We acknowledge our shared obligation to respect, honour, and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within. Ranked one of Canada’s top 50 research colleges, Loyalist College empowers students, faculty, staff, and partners through experiential, industry cluster-based education, training and applied research programs. As Ontario’s Destination College, the College provides job-ready graduates for, and knowledge transfer to, industry and the community. Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, the College is perfectly positioned between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Loyalist College offers more than 70 full-time diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs in biosciences, building sciences, business, community service, health and wellness, media studies, public safety, and skilled trades. Continuing education options are available through, including hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, and through the College’s 100+ university transfer agreements. Loyalist College is a key driver of social and economic health in eastern Ontario. It contributes 3.8 percent of the Gross Regional Product, representing $398.9 million annually to the regional economy – based on a November 2022 report by Emsi. For more information on Loyalist College’s Belleville, Bancroft and Toronto campuses and Port Hope satellite location, visit   

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Hannah Brown
Acting Director of Marketing and Communications