Personalized Education For Over 40 Years

Fast-Track University Preparation Program

The Great Lakes College of Toronto (GLCT) is one of the few high schools in the province of Ontario that offers five student in-take times per school year.

Grade 9 – 12 & University Preparation Program

During their time at GLCT, students select an appropriate combination of academic courses to add to their knowledge and skills base; explore courses of interest; determine the type of educational program they are best suited to pursue in university/college and to gain entrance to university or college.

English As A Second Language (ESL) Program

Our five-level English a Second Language (ESL) program is based on the curriculum developed by the Ontario Ministry of Education and is taught by a staff of highly professional teachers.

Language Study and Summer Camp Tours (2 – 3 Weeks)

Since 1994, our college has offered Language Study and summer Camp Tours. The success of these summer camps has grown each year, attracting young people from all over the world.

The Great Lake College of Toronto is home to more than 20,000 students and 230,000 alumni with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds, the college reflects the city’s dynamic mix of populations.

of graduating students attends post-secondary institution
of students receives offers from top universities in Canada
of students receives scholarships from universities

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GLCT offers the kind of education needed for leadership in a rapidly changing world. With an enduring dedication to the pursuit of excellence, offers unparalleled student experiences across a broad spectrum of academic environments. Explore GLCT’s extensive, world-class online learning opportunities.



Campus Facility

The GLCT campus is located near downtown Toronto in the North High Park area, which includes High Park, the largest park in Toronto, and is in the middle of a prestigious residential area. The school is close to subway and TTC bus lines, a community library, supermarkets, banks, shopping areas, all within 10-15 minutes of walking distance.

Off-Campus Houses

Homestay is the most popular choice for our students as most of our students love to stay with families.

On-Campus Dormitory

Homestay is the most popular choice for our students as most of our students love to stay with families.


Integrate into the local culture, create lifelong memories and connections by staying with one of our carefully selected homestay families.

Pre-University Program

To find out if you qualify for the scholarship, please fill out the application form and send school transcript + passport page and English proficiency test (if available).

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