News & Announcements

Routes to School Planner

Posted January 17, 2019

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks.

The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider parking in these areas and walking the last block or two. This will help reduce vehicle congestion …

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Grade 8 Parent Information Night

Posted January 11, 2019

Please join us Thursday, January 17th at 6:30pm for an Information Night regarding your incoming Grade 9 student. IB Information will begin at 5:30pm. We hope to see you there! A copy of our Traffic Plan to assist with parking at GCVI is below.

GCVI students bring attention to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Posted January 3, 2019

December 21, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – Earlier this year, students in the Indigenous studies class at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute began a Red Dress Project.

Over the last 30 years, more than 1,000 Canadian Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or have been murdered. The Red Dress Project aims to not only bring attention to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), but also to be a …

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Gael Gazette Holiday Issue

Posted December 24, 2018

Gael Gazette Holiday Issue

High School Immunization Assessment

Posted November 23, 2018

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GCVI’s Clothing Swap

Posted November 22, 2018


Holiday Fair!

Posted November 19, 2018

Holiday Fair

Grad Portraits

Posted November 16, 2018

Grad photos are starting next Monday November 19th until Friday November 23rd. That’s only ONE week to get your grad photo! To book your Graduation Photo Session, grab your student card and go to and use our school code: UGG. Sign up soon so you can be sure to get the time slot that works best with your schedule! Head to the office to grab a pamphlet …

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IB Information Night

Posted November 15, 2018

Please join us on Thursday November 22nd from 7:00 - 8:30pm in the Auditorium at GCVI for an IB Information Night. Click here to get more information anytime about the IB Program.

Reminder Parents

Posted November 13, 2018

There is a School Council meeting coming up on Thursday November 22nd at 6:30pm in the library.

YOUR FUTURE, YOUR CHOICE Wed Nov 14th from 6:00-8:00pm

Posted November 12, 2018

WHAT: Your Future Your Choice
WHEN: Takes place on Wednesday November 14th from 6:00-8:00pm
WHERE: Centennial CVI located at 289 College Ave. West in Guelph.
WHO: Everyone welcome, including students and family members from UGDSB and WCDSB

This event is a one-stop career, education, and community resource fair. Over 80 exhibitors from colleges and universities, as well as business and community organizations will be there to provide students and their families with valuable information to …

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2019 IB Preparatory Program Application NOW LIVE!

Posted November 12, 2018

All Applications will be reviewed following the submission deadline on Friday December 7th, 2018. 2019 GCVI Preparatory Application Form 2019 Teacher Recommendation Form    

Canada Homestay Network

Posted October 24, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad.

The Upper Grand District School Board – International Student Program works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. 

We are very appreciative of the families who provide homestay for our students. 


Due to increased interest in our programs (February and September intakes) one of our associates is currently looking to add more families to their roster.

For more information on …

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GCVI Graduate wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Posted October 5, 2018

October 2, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – A former Guelph resident and Upper Grand District School Board graduate has been named a winner of the Nobel Prize.

Donna Strickland began her education with the Wellington County Board of Education (now the Upper Grand DSB) at Victory Public School. She later attended Willow Road Public School and then Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute. After graduating, she received her …

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