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July 3, 2022
Federal government officials visit Conestoga to launch national agricultural labour strategy

Local Members of Parliament joined Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, at Conestoga’s Craig Richardson


June 30, 2022
COVID-19 prevention protocols: an update for the Conestoga community

The following message was shared with the Conestoga community on behalf of President John Tibbits on June 30, 2022.


June 29, 2022
Packaging engineering graduate receives international scholarship

Joanne (Miloo) Hong, a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program, has been named a 2022 recipient of the


June 28, 2022
Skilled trades workers invited to complete research survey

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a research survey to evaluate the occupational exposures and


June 27, 2022
Aviation students recognized at awards celebration

Second-year Aviation students were recognized at the Annual Wings Banquet, held at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC) on June


June 25, 2022
Gig Lab supports launch of new hybrid venture studio

The Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective (CEC) has partnered with the Accelerator Centre (AC) to support the launch of a new hybrid


June 22, 2022
Flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast on Thursday, June 23 in recognition of the National


June 22, 2022
First building systems engineering cohort set to enter workforce

Final-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering (BSE) program are preparing to enter industry and help


June 16, 2022
ATS donation supports skilled trades training

ATS Automation has extended support at Conestoga with a $500,000 donation to the college’s new skilled trades campus.


June 16, 2022
Conestoga celebrates class of 2022

More than 6,200 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s spring convocation beginning June 16. The event is a culmination


June 9, 2022
Trades & Apprenticeship Awards recognize student success

On June 8, the Conestoga community gathered virtually to celebrate the annual Trades & Apprenticeship Awards. The event recognized outstanding


June 7, 2022
Applications open for tuition-free accelerated PSW program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the PSW - Accelerated Delivery program starting July 4. This tuition-free program includes funding


June 3, 2022
PR students honoured with media awards

Two Conestoga students in the Bachelor of Public Relations program have won first and second place at the Emerge Media


June 2, 2022
Conestoga students advance to WorldSkills

Two Conestoga students will advance to the WorldSkills International Competition after placing first in the Team Canada selection at the


June 1, 2022
Pride flag raised at Conestoga

The Pride flag has been raised at Conestoga’s Doon campus in Kitchener in honour of Pride month.


May 27, 2022
School of Creative Industries to expand to downtown Kitchener

The City of Kitchener and Conestoga will collaborate to create more learning opportunities that fuel the talent pipeline to meet


May 20, 2022
IT Pitch Night connects students to real-world projects

On May 16, students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology gathered at the college’s Waterloo campus


May 18, 2022
Dementia Learning Summit welcomes participants from across Canada

On May 3 and 4, the Dementia Learning Summit, hosted by the Canadian Institute for Seniors Care at Conestoga College,


May 16, 2022
Alumni of Distinction honoured at awards ceremony

Twelve of Conestoga’s outstanding alumni were recognized for their contributions to their professions and their community at the college’s Alumni


May 16, 2022
Institute for Food Processing Technology supports children’s breakfast program

More than 40 students in Conestoga’s Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing graduate certificate program used their coursework to help local


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