Resources for New Grads
Congratulations class of 2022!
During unprecedented times, you’ve gone from Sheridan student to Sheridan alumni. Congratulations on your hard work, and welcome to the Sheridan alumni community!
As you set off on new adventures, Sheridan will always be a special part of the journey, because it’s the place where it all started. Being a Sheridan alum means being part of a community that will support and encourage you through a lifetime of accomplishments and milestones. When you remember your time at Sheridan, we hope your thoughts turn to the friends you made, and the lessons you learned both inside and outside the classroom.
We’ve compiled some resources here to get you started on your alumni journey. Please reach out if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Convocation Ceremonies: October 18
We hope you are able to join us for our Fall 2022 Convocation Ceremonies!
For those who are cleared to graduate, planning is currently underway for fall’s Convocation ceremonies to take place on October 18, 2022 at the International Centre in Mississauga, where you will be able to receive your diploma, degree, or certificate, subject to any changes in public health measures.
Gifts and flowers available at Convocation
All online orders will be available for pickup on-site the day of Convocation. To retrieve your order, please stop by the booth located conveniently at the entrance of the reception area, before the ceremony begins.
Getting your diploma, degree or certificate
Sheridan has launched a new way for you to display and share your achievement through a digital parchment. This will allow you to market yourself and share your credential with prospective employers and on LinkedIn. This digital credential will be available to you by the end of October.
Graduate Well is a Sheridan program to support you in getting ready to graduate. These self-paced modules are designed to get you ready for the next steps in your journey post-graduation.
Graduate Well will guide you through the requirements for applying to graduate, attending convocation (including guest tickets) and determining your next steps after graduation. If you are here on a study permit, there is a guide and resources for how to apply for a post-graduation work permit. Going into your chosen career field? Want to continue your education? We have you covered with tips, strategies, and information for how to start looking for a job or your next program steps. Lastly, keep connected with Sheridan through alumni and check out benefits and discounts.
Show off your hard-earned degree, diploma or certificate with a customized Sheridan frame. All frames are Canadian-made with high-quality wood and include a matte with the Sheridan logo stamped in silver. Prices start at just $78.00. Order between September 20 and October 19 to get $10 off!
Show off your Sheridan pride with clothing, office supplies and other items specifically for alumni. Explore our online retail store and find something that’s right for you.
Sheridan class rings
Celebrate your convocation in style with a Graduation Ring from Jostens! Take advantage of a convocation special and get $50 off your ring using the Promo Code: COLLEGE50CAD.
Order online at Jostens.com! For additional information, please call 1-866-788-1221.
Download a printable Ring Sizer. But remember that resizing is free for life! So if your ring doesn't fit perfectly, Jostens will fix it!
Alumni discounts & benefits
As a Sheridan alumnus, you have access to a wide range of discounts and benefits, including Career Services for alumni job seekers. Update your contact information to get news about the latest perks as they arrive!
Career resources and supports for Sheridan alumni
Career opportunities await!
Explore full-time and part-time job opportunities targeting Sheridan grads and students on Sheridan Works. The next step in your career could be a click away!
Our Career Services team is here to support you. To learn more about job opportunities, resume reviews and events, email email@example.com and follow us on Instagram @sheridancareerservices.
Free online course: Mastering LinkedIn – The Missing Manual
Turn your profile into a recruiter magnet. This is a step-by-step online course by the LinkedIn Guys for mastering LinkedIn – an exclusive free resource for Sheridan alumni. The online course, "Mastering LinkedIn – The Missing Manual" walks you through everything you need to know.
Connect with Community Employment Services
Sheridan’s Community Employment Services (CES) has been successfully uniting job seekers with employers for over 40 years. Funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and offered through Employment Ontario, our team is staffed by career development professionals who are here to help with every aspect of career development and job search. Services are available to Sheridan graduates, family/friends and all those in the community.
- Career development planning
- Job search and networking strategies
- Resume and cover letters
- Interview preparation
- Hiring events and webinars
- TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
- Job leads and job development
Please reach out to us if you have any questions and are ready to get started today! We are available by phone at 905-845-9430, x8160, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us online at ces.sheridancollege.ca.
Information and resources for international alumni
Permanent Residency (PR/PNP)
For Permanent Residency (PR/PNP) questions, please refer to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website.
Post-graduation work permits
The post-graduation work permit (PGWP) allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian postsecondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience.
A PGWP may be issued for the length of your program up to a maximum of three years. A post-graduation work permit is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, cannot be valid for longer than the length of your program, and the study program must be a minimum of eight months in length.
For instructions on how to apply and for complete eligibility requirements, please refer to IRCC.
You can also book an appointment with an International Student Adviser to learn more.
Sheridan Connect is a new online platform that allows Sheridan College alumni, students, faculty and staff to connect with each other exclusively. Share advice and 'real world' knowledge that you have gained during your career. Learning doesn't end with graduation, and you have plenty to offer fellow alumni and students. Sheridan Connect can be customized to meet your needs.