High School Student Tours

We thoroughly enjoy hosting Group Tours for High School students throughout the year! We arrange group tours, demos, workshops and information sessions at all of our locations across the Greater Toronto Area for High School student groups to attend and …

This is how GLOW College plans to keep students and staff safe on campus this fall

GLOW College is implementing a number of changes on campus to ensure the safety in advance of the upcoming fall semester. Although Provincial guidelines have not entirely confirmed when Colleges of Art and Beauty programs can resume in-person classes, we …

Start learning Online

Meeting your education goals has never been easier. With our advanced Online Learning LAB, Students are able to complete theory lessons, exercises and challenges from the comfort of their home. Our self paced Online Learning LAB was designed to give …

Beauty Industry demands educated Professionals.

Beauty Industry leaders are anticipating a spike in Educated Beauty Professionals, particularly from approved Colleges. This is great news for you as you made the appropriate decision to obtain formal and Government approved education. Those that are untrained in the …

CITY TV Student Practicals

Industry practicals typically include On Set Artistry, Runways Shows, Fashion Photoshoots, Trade Shows, Beauty Pageants and other hands on learning opportunities. One of our favorite practicals is an opportunity for Students to gain hands on industry hours at CITY TV …

Cityline Practical

Our Makeup Diploma Students had an exciting time doing hair and makeup for Cityline’s Fashion segment. More valuable industry experience for our Makeup Diploma students prior to completing the requirements of graduation from their programs.

Breakfast Television- CityTV

Our Instructors and Makeup Diploma students had the chance to paint all sorts of colors this morning! It was a fun morning transforming all the hosts into Wizard of Oz characters makeup for a special Breakfast Television/CityTV Halloween segment. The …

Breakfast Television Practial

How good do the hosts from Breakfast Television look? Our instructors and students headed downtown, they had such a great time transforming the hosts into the characters of the Wizard of Oz for very fun halloween segment. Having opportunities like …

Soho House Toronto

  Our SFX Makeup Students nailed it or should we say killed it! Soho House Toronto  hosted a haunted hotel event which was held on Oct 27, 2018 at the Adelaide Hotel in Toronto. 35 characters created by two talented …

Makeup Diploma Program Now Available

A lot of you are currently inquiring or have inquired in the past about Diploma Programs at the Academy. We’ve got some thrilling news for you! We are beyond excited to now offer Vocational Diploma level Programs with the launch …

Indian Bridal Master Class with Bollywood Celebrity Makeup Artist

We had the honor of hosting Bollywood celebrity makeup artist Ms. Ritu Kolentine for an exclusive Indian Bridal Makeup class at our Mississauga location. Ms. Ritu has worked with virtually all Bollywood celebrity A-listers and her industry experience is invaluable. …

Grand Opening of Esthetica Our New Talent Salon

Its here! Our student run salon, Esthetica is now open! Located at New Westwood Mall in Mississauga, our new talent salon is open to the public! Enjoy reduced rates on all salon services as our Academy’s new talent work their …

Exclusive Beautyblender Masterclass

We put together a special evening for our students to meet with the Canadian National Trainer for Beautyblender! This exclusive evening with the Beautblender brand was filled with fun tutorials, tips and tricks to getting the most out of your …

National Bridal Show

  We’re ring in the new year with another fun practical opportunity for our students and grads to gain industry experience. We will be heading to the National Bridal Show on February 2-4, were students will be showing off their …

The National Women’s Show 2017

As proud sponsors, we will be at the Toronto National Women’s Show Nov 10th to 12th at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. We always get so excited to take part and have our students offer services. Visit our beauty bar …

The Shot Finale

We are getting ready to doll up the Judges and Contestants of The Shot for tomorrows grand finale. After four incredible seasons, Canada’s fastest growing vocal talent competition “The Shot” returns this fall in search of the best and brightest …

Digital Certificates Are Here

We’re going Digital! We hear you and are thrilled to announce that as of September 2017 our certificates will be issued and provided to grads digitally. In this digital world, electronic certificates (printable as you wish) along with digital portfolio …

Chance to meet Michael Key!

Wednesday August 23rd at GLOW Academy Mississauga will be hosting Michael Key, the Founder and Executive Director of IMATS. He will coming to meet with our grads/students straight from the airport! Learn about his journey as a Motion Picture and …

IMATS 2017

It’s that time of the year. We are excited to be a part of this year’s IMATS Toronto 2017. The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) is one of the make-up world’s largest gatherings and will be taking place this …

Meet & Greet with Suva Beauty

We hosted Shaina Azad of SUVA BEAUTY at our Toronto location today! Our students got an exclusive opportunity to meet this dynamic makeup maven and entrepreneur. Shaina not only shared some new looks and techniques but also showed us her …

Miss Teen Canada 2017

Another great practical opportunity for our students to build their resumes/portfolios ahead of graduating! Last week our GLOW girls participated in the Miss Teen Canada 2017 Beauty Pageant. Amazing opportunity for our students to doll up 50 pageant contestants with …

MAC Tour- Square One Location

  NEW STORE AT SQUARE ONE MISSISSAUGA! GLOW students have the upcoming opportunity to check out MAC’s newly designed store located upstairs at Square One. Each season, we send our beauties to a MAC location, where they spend the time …

Miss Canada Globe 2016

Beauty that promotes multiculturalism and non-profit causes throughout Canada! Last weekend our students had a chance to glam up 90 contestants competing for the Miss Globe Canada 2016 title. Another great practical for our students to add to their portfolios …

Fashion Against Poverty

Beauty that’s making a difference! Fashion against poverty (FAP) is an annual fashion show that utilizes fashion as a podium to stand against poverty while showcasing designers, artists, and entrepreneurs in Canada. Money raised from the show goes to Canadian …

Exclusive MAC Cosmetics Tour

VIP treatment for our students. As a MAC Pro eligible school, MAC shuts down their stores to not only host master classes exclusively for our students, but our students are also eligible for student discounts. That’s right, the entire store …

AWIC 40th Anniversary Charity Gala

AWIC Community and Social Services provides settlement and employment services as well as training & volunteer opportunities for newcomers to Canada. Providing them the tools to integrate and participate in Canadian society while maintaining their ethnic heritage. We are a …

Director of GLOW Academy Contributed to Toronto Star Article

Our Director Mahana was asked to contribute to a Toronto Star article “Investigating the popularity of the word ‘GLOW’. Mahana S. — director of Toronto’s GLOW Academy “The word GLOW in our world of beauty education represents many positive things,” …

Valentines Makeup Contest

This Valentine’s day our students had the chance to share their love for makeup with the person they love! It was their partners turn to put their makeup application skills to the test (Let us see who’s been paying attention!). …

Exclusive MAC Cosmetics Tour

This past week our students got the VIP treatment  from one the industries leading brands, As a MAC Pro eligible school, we were invited to take an exclusive tours that are high demand and tend to fill up quickly. MAC …

GLOW Beauty Bar at The National Women’s Show

Our booth is all set up forNational Women’s Show Toronto which starts tomorrow! Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Center, Oct 16-18. As a sponsor of the Beauty Bar, we will be doing complimentary makeup touchups and mini manicures …

GLOW & Air Canada Collaboration

We are thrilled to announce we’ve partnered up with the largest airline in Canada, Air Canada to provide makeup training to all of their new female recruits. We will be teaching  all airport staff including behind the scenes personnel and …

IMATS 2015

It’s that time of the year. Like each year we are excited to be a part of this year’s IMATS Toronto 2015. The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) is one of the make-up world’s largest gatherings and will be …

Top Model Search Canada

The Top Model Search Canada Competition goes across the country searching for gorgeous young women to compete to become Canada’s new generation of supermodels. They select the TOP GIRLS from across the country to compete for a modeling contract in …

Miss Universe Canada 2015

Our hair design students will be participating in this year’s Miss Universe Canada 2015 pageant. Putting their skills to the test, by transforming the contestants hair from beautiful beach babe wavy’s to evening up-do’s. It’d always such an honour to …

Private MAC Tour!

The students absorbed all the information during a private MAC student tour. Having the entire store closed down just for our students is something else! One of the many exclusive benefits that our students get with GLOW, we are a …

Miss Teenage Canada 2015

Over 50 contestants of  Miss teenage Canada pageant got dolled up by our very own Make-up Artistry students. At Glow we make sure to create fun opportunities that help our students experience real on the job skills. We like to …

IMATS Toronto 2014

Thank you to everyone that dropped by our booth to say hello, this  past weekend. We had a blast meeting all our future students at IMATS Toronto this year  that took place at the Toronto Metro Convention Center . A …

National Women’s Show Toronto

It’s time to add some glam! We’re going to be at the the National Women’s Show, Nov 7-9th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Our students are so excited for another fun practical. We’re going to be onsite offering complimentary …

GLOW Academy in Top 5 Makeup Schools

It’s official! We couldn’t be more excited to be named one of the Top 5 Makeup schools in the GTA. As a MAC Cosmetics preferred school, we pride ourselves on creating courses that get our students ready for the industry. …

Beauty Break TO

Our students had a great time as we partnered up with The Canadian Beauty Group to bring you BeautyBreakTO, an exciting concept which drew in pedestrians to our chairs for a quick touch up of their choice in order to …

Miss Canada Globe 2014

Miss Canada Globe has been acclaiming women to represent Canada at various International Pageants such as; Miss Globe, Miss Petite International and Miss Teen Worldwide. GLOW Academy has been a part of this amazing opportunity for the last 2 years!  Like …

MATSURI 2014 – TORONTO JAPANESE SUMMER FESTIVAL

Culture and Makeup? Two things we just couldn’t say no too! On July 27th, 2014 several of our students had a chance to head downtown to Dundas Square where they partook in the annual Matsuri Japanese Summer Festival. Our Make-up …

Fashion Against Poverty

Hair + Makeup for a good cause? COUNT US IN!!!! On July 19th Hands of a Hero Foundation hosted their annual “Fashion Against Poverty” event, where our students provided hair and makeup for the fashion show that took place. Hands …

Divalicious on a yacht!

Can you think of a better way than to spend your time learning on a yacht? Our students don’t think so. We had an amazing time at the annual Divalicious event that took place on Yankee Lady Yacht, our students …

New Toronto location at Bloor-Yorkville

Eeeee its official! You can find GLOW Academy inside of the MAC Cosmetics building  at Bloor-Yorkville Toronto. Saying good-bye to our Queen and Spadina location, but when the opportunity to share a space with MAC Cosmetics we couldn’t say no! We …

HUDSON’S BAY – THE GREAT BEAUTY GALA

    The face of beauty is changing; global beauty is evolving into a landscape of beauty fanatics who have an individualized beauty style and want to make a statement. Hudson’s Bay is Canada’s headquarters for beauty. They carry the …

MAC- Job Opportunities

MAC shared this exciting new opportunity for our students! Contact us for details. We’re excited to be hosting interviews for makeup artist  at our Mississauga location for the new MAC store, set to open at the Toronto Pearson International Airport!

Dress Your Face Women in Film & Television

  Founded in 1984, WIFT Toronto is a member-based, not-for-profit organization of passionate individuals dedicated to the development, advancement, and celebration of women in the screen media industry. Dress Your Face is an annual party celebrating Women in Film & …

To Rouge With Love- Hospital gala

GLOW was thrilled to provide the event with our Grad Alicia Nugent who did a wonderful job painting a feature model Gold for this high profile James Bond theme charity gala for the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation. “On behalf …

Miss Earth Ontario 2013

A few of our students had the opportunity to join our recent GLOW Grads Alicia and Maya that led a power packed weekend preparing pageant contestants for Miss Earth Ontario. Being on location at Al Green Theatre downtown Toronto, was …