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Why Peterborough?

Our Skilled Workforce

An Eager, Educated Workforce

Peterborough & the Kawarthas offers access to an eager, educated workforce with 76.2% of the labour force attaining post-secondary credentials (higher than the provincial average of 71.8%). More than this the workforce reflects that most of the local talent has pursued practical, applied learning either in the trades or with a college diploma. Over 30% of our local labour force being employed in creative economy occupations, including strength in occupations involving health, education, law and social, community and government services.

World-Class Educational Institutions

The region is home to three outstanding post-secondary institutions. Trent University, Fleming College and Seneca College’s School of Aviation, and is a magnetic community for young talent to study in both applied and academic fields to make a world of difference in our local business community and in communities around the world.

Trent University by the Numbers

Total Undergraduate Students
8445
Total Graduate Students
496
Canadian Undergraduate Research University
#2
Total International Students
699

Fleming College by the Numbers

Full Time Students
6275
Number of International Students
1000+
Percentage of Growth in Students
11%

 

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Suzanne McCrimmon

Director of Business Development

705-743-0777 ext. 2127
Cell: 705-872-6802

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