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More than 350 Oulton College graduates join NB workforce

Summary

Oulton College, Atlantic Canada’s premiere private career college, capped off the 2023 academic year with over 350 graduates from 16 diploma programs – contributing a new batch of highly skilled workers to the province of New Brunswick.

Programs

The new cohort of graduates are from Oulton College’s highly sought-after post-secondary programs in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Medical Office Administration, Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Sales, Marketing and Business Development, and Travel & Hospitality under the Faculty of Business.  Health Sciences programs include Dental Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technology, Practical Nursing, Primary Care Paramedic, Veterinary Assistant, and Veterinary Technician. Human Services programs include Early Childhood Education/Educational Assistant, Human Services Counselor, and Policing and Corrections Foundation. The Faculty of Information Technology offers the Systems Management and Cybersecurity program.


Primary Care Paramedic Grads

at Oulton College Graduation Ceremony

Ceremony Location

The graduation ceremony at the Avenir Centre in Moncton brought together graduates and distinguished faculty members from Oulton College’s three campuses, as well as proud parents and friends who cheered on the students for their dedication, perseverance, and academic accomplishments.

Guest Speaker

Adding to the celebratory atmosphere was a keynote speech from the Honourable Minister Greg Turner, PC, MLA for Moncton South. Minister Turner noted the rich history and remarkable success of Oulton College, which has been serving the community for 67 years. Gordon Oulton founded the College in 1956 to address skill shortages in the labour market.


President Speech

Oulton College President Darcie Reidpath addressed the graduating class on June 28, emphasizing the significance of their accomplishments. “Today you move from dreamers to achievers. As graduates, you now become change agents. Armed with the skills you acquired, you have the power to shape a future.  Your education has offered growth for critical thinking, problem-solving acumen, and a global perspective, all of which will help you make powerful contributions.”

Educational Excellence

Throughout its 67-year history as a leading educational institution in the Maritimes, Oulton College has produced over 10,000 job-ready graduates from career-focused programs in Business, Health Sciences, and Human Services. The college’s commitment to educational excellence is evident in its thorough admissions process, distinguished roster of instructors, top-notch facilities, and robust career services program. Oulton College takes pride in providing students career services with unmatched internship experiences, ensuring they are well-prepared for the workforce.

The success of Oulton College can be attributed to its unwavering dedication to meeting the evolving needs of the job market. By offering comprehensive and industry-relevant programs, the college equips its students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in their chosen fields. The 350 graduates from the 2023 academic year are a testament to Oulton College’s commitment to producing highly skilled professionals who can make significant contributions to the province of New Brunswick.

Final Words

As these graduates embark on their professional journeys, they carry with them the values instilled by Oulton College – values of excellence, integrity, and a commitment to lifelong learning. With their newfound skills and expertise, these graduates are poised to positively impact their communities, contribute to economic growth, and shape the future. Oulton College congratulates the graduates on their achievements and wishes them continued success in their professional careers.