10 ways to save money at GBC

Tips on cheap and awesome benefits from the college and Student Association

The Dialog is funded by the Student Association of George Brown College (SA).

Library Learning Commons

Worried about over-spending and over-caffeinating while you study at cafes? Check out George Brown’s libraries and work on one of the computers there. In a case you need to work away from the college, don’t worry! You can borrow a laptop for up to eight hours and an iPad for a week.

WiFi

Need to check all of your email and social media constantly? Well, data can be expensive. But George Brown students can access wifi with your student number and password on any campus and stay connected. Happy surfing!

GBC Computer Store

The not-for-profit store at St. James campus offers computers, laptops, and accessories such as printers, software at special educational prices. Just flash your student ID and be registered for your classes for the semester and enjoy the savings

Microsoft Office 365

Did you know that you have access to Microsoft Office? The most basic Office 365 version costs about $15.20 a month, but George Brown provides it free to students. Put in your student number and STU-VIEW password and you’ve got your subscription.

The Student Association food bank

An initiative to aid students in need, the student food bank provides two to three days worth of food when you need it most. There is some registration required, but it doesn’t take long. More info: studentassociation.ca/services/food-bank/

TTC Metropasses

Unlock Toronto’s transit city at subsidized rates during the final five school days of the month, available at the SA’s front desks. More information: studentassociation.ca/services/metropasses/

Community Action Centre (CAC)

It is a community where you can not only discuss issues of equity and share your experiences in free workshops, but also pick up health and sexual health supplies such as condoms, dental dams, lubricant, pregnancy tests and menstrual products for free.  Facebook.com/communityactioncentre

Income tax clinic

Need to check all of your email and social media constantly? Well, data can be expensive. But George Brown students can access wifi with your student number and password on any campus and stay connected. Happy surfing!

Movie tickets

Movie lovers: if have to see the new Star Wars or any other blockbuster, why pay full price? Through the SA you can get Cineplex movie tickets at a cheaper rate. Whether you have a date or are all by yourself, the SA office on your campus has a deal for you.

King’s Lounge Bar and Eatery

Movie lovers: if have to see the new Star Wars or any other blockbuster, why pay full price? Through the SA you can get Cineplex movie tickets at a cheaper rate. Whether you have a date or are all by yourself, the SA office on your campus has a deal for you.

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10 ways to save money at GBC