Loyalist College

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Loyalist College
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Established 1967
Type Public
Affiliation non-denominational
Undergraduates Available
Postgraduates Available
Location Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Campus Belleville, Bancroft
Sports Teams Lancers & Lady Lancers
Colours Red and blue          
Affiliations CCAA, ACCC, AUCC, CBIE
Website www.loyalistcollege.com

Loyalist College (formally Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology) is an English-language college in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.


Prior to the 1960s, only trade schools co-existed with universities in the province of Ontario at the post-secondary level, most of which had been established primarily to help veterans reintegrate into society in the post-war years. Loyalist College was founded in 1967 as part of a provincial initiative to create many such institutions to provide career-oriented diploma and certificate courses, as well as continuing education programs to Ontario communities. The name of the college reflects the area's original settlement by United Empire Loyalists.

Originally operated out of a local high school, Loyalist College moved to its present 200-acre (81 ha) campus on Wallbridge-Loyalist Road in 1968. The college operates a satellite campus in Bancroft, Ontario and is associated with First Nations Technical Institute in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Indian reserve.


Loyalist College is well known in the region for its journalism, photojournalism and radio and television broadcasting programs as well as its health services and Skilled Labour programs.

Loyalist College offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Human Services Management). [1]

Available programs[edit]

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Advertising - Media Marketing & Sales (post-graduate)
  • Architectural Technician/Technology
  • Art and Design Foundations
  • Automotive Service Technician (apprenticeship)
  • Bio-Food Technician/Technology
  • Biotechnology Technician/Technology
  • Broadcasting
  • Broadcast Engineering Technology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business
  • Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • Business Administration - Materials Management
  • Business Sales and Marketing
  • Chemical Laboratory Assistant
  • Chemical Engineering Technician/Technology
  • Child and Youth Worker
  • Civil Engineering Technician/Technology
  • College Prep
  • Community and Justice Services Worker
  • Construction Engineering Technician
  • Construction Renovation Techniques
  • Culinary Management
  • Culinary Skills - Chef Training
  • Developmental Services Worker
  • Early Childhood Education
  • E-Journalism (Post-Graduate)
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrical Techniques
  • Environmental Technician/Technology
  • Esthetician
  • Fitness and Health Promotion
  • General Arts and Science
  • General Arts and Science (Certificate)
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Services Management Degree (B.A.A.)
  • Investigation and Protection Studies (formerly Corporate and Commercial Security)
  • Job Connect
  • Joint Online, Print, Broadcast Journalism
  • Law and Security Administration: Customs Border Services (formally Customs and Immigration)
  • Literacy & Basic Skills (L.B.S)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Techniques
  • Military Arts and Sciences
  • Motive Power Fundamentals - Parts and Counter Personnel
  • Motive Power Technician - Service and Management
  • Nursing (Degree - Loyalist/Brock University)
  • Paralegal
  • Paramedic Program
  • Personal Support Worker
  • Photojournalism
  • Police Foundations
  • Practical Nursing
  • Pre-Health Science
  • Public Relations (post-graduate)
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Residential Design and Drafting
  • Social Service Worker
  • Sports Journalism (post-graduate)
  • Survey Engineering Technician
  • Television and New Media Production
  • Tourism Marketing & Promotion
  • University Transfer
  • Welding Techniques


Loyalist's intercollegiate sports teams use the name "Lancers". The school colours are royal blue and scarlet.

Current athletic teams[edit]

  • Men's Volleyball
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Men's Rugby
  • Women's Soccer
  • Cross-country


Loyalist College houses some of its students in the Loyalist College Residence located on the college campus. The residence contains five buildings and holds approximately 474 students. There are also 4 townhouse blocks housing 112 students. Located on the residence grounds is Residence Commons. This building contains laundry facilities, computer access, security office, food station and entertainment area. The entertainment area includes pool tables,ping pong,and television for student use.


The College joined Project Hero, a scholarship program cofounded by General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier for the families of fallen Canadian Forces members.[2]

Notable students, alumni and faculty[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PEQAB". Retrieved 2014-07-28. 
  2. ^ http://www.accc.ca/english/services/cdnforces/hero.htm Project Hero

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°9′14.81″N 77°25′50.00″W / 44.1541139°N 77.4305556°W / 44.1541139; -77.4305556