Georgian College says about 1,100 students have chosen to withdraw from their studies following the faculty strike.
The deadline to withdraw from college and receive a full refund was midnight on Dec. 5.
Students were out of school for five weeks due to a provincewide college faculty strike, which began on Oct. 16 and lasted until Nov. 19.
Georgian College’s communications department says about 1,100 students have withdrawn from the fall 2017 semester, up about 700 from 400 last year. About 700 students will be getting a full tuition refund.
About half of the students who withdrew say they will reapply to Georgian for future intake, and 125 have already reapplied to start a new semester in January.
To date, 470…