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February 25, 2024
Conestoga celebrates winter convocation 2024

More than 7,500 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s winter convocation ceremonies from February 26 to March 1.


February 23, 2024
Free personal training program learning experience for students and employees

Conestoga employees looking to boost their fitness are benefiting from free personal training sessions offered this winter term by second-year


February 23, 2024
Conestoga ranked among Canada’s top engineering technology schools

Conestoga was named among Canada’s best engineering technology schools in 2024 by University Magazine, ranking number 6 out of 10


February 22, 2024
Welcome event brings students together for Black History Month

Conestoga’s African, Black, and Caribbean (ABC) Student Committee, in collaboration with Student Engagement and eKhaya Specialty Garden, hosted a welcome


February 20, 2024
Culinary capstone event tests students in real-world setting

Conestoga’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts will host a capstone event at the college’s Waterloo campus on April 18


February 16, 2024
Review of rural nursing education by three Conestoga employees published

Two Conestoga nursing professors and a health sciences librarian teamed up on a review of the literature exploring rural clinical


February 16, 2024
Public relations students begin capstone projects to develop pitches for clients

Bachelor of Public Relations students at Conestoga started work on their capstone projects, creating communication strategies for real-world clients.


February 16, 2024
CSI initiatives make healthy food accessible to Conestoga students

Access to nutritious food including affordable produce and emergency funding is available to Conestoga students thanks to Conestoga Students Inc.’s


February 16, 2024
Conestoga research centre helps Toronto restaurant transition to retail sales

The Conestoga Food Research & Innovation Lab (CFRIL) recently partnered with Toronto-based Mildred’s Temple Kitchen to package a selection of


February 16, 2024
Three Conestoga alumni honoured with Guelph Mayor’s Award for volunteering

Three Conestoga graduates were honoured for their outstanding commitment to volunteering by Guelph’s mayor.


February 15, 2024
Message from Conestoga’s Board of Governors

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is governed by a Board of Governors that includes volunteers appointed from


February 13, 2024
New report outlines Conestoga's impact on the local economy

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is essential to the local region’s prosperity and the robustness of its


February 12, 2024
Conestoga named Canada’s best trade school

Conestoga has been named Canada’s Best Trade School by CourseCompare, a marketplace that helps prepare people for the future of


February 9, 2024
Networking event hosted by Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology program

Employers and students gathered for the Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology (ACET) program’s annual networking event, held on January 24


February 9, 2024
Global summer school explores North American food and culture

International post-secondary students can get a taste of North American culinary culture in the new global summer school hosted by


February 9, 2024
Respiratory therapy student joins provincial association as student director

A Conestoga Respiratory Therapy student was appointed student director for the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario.


February 9, 2024
School of Community Services students raising funds for charity

The annual Dodgeball for Danny fundraiser in support of a charity dedicated to creating a brighter future for Canadian youth


February 9, 2024
Campus events highlight academic integrity

Academic integrity is all about positive values, and Conestoga’s Academic Integrity Office wants to put a fun spin on the


February 7, 2024
Health and Wellness Week activities prioritize student well-being

Featuring a series of virtual and in-person events that focused on student mental, spiritual, and physical well-being, Health and Wellness


February 5, 2024
Try-A-Trade program gives students hands-on experience in the trades

People interested in trying their hand at the art of glazing can apply for the tuition-free Try-A-Trade program hosted by


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February 26 - March 1, 2024

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February 29, 2024

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Travel to Canada webinar
Virtual event

February 29, 2024

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Applying for your Study Permit (SP) and Co-op Work Permit (CWP)
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