Measures announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget released on April 27 will allow more students to acquire the professional and technical qualifications they need to pursue rewarding careers, Ontario’s colleges said today.
“Producing a more highly skilled workforce is essential as new technology and innovations transform our economy,” said John Tibbits, President of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. “This budget will help produce economic growth and strengthen our community.”
Measures announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget include:
“The budget reinforces the government’s commitment to helping more students get the expertise and experience to pursue rewarding careers,” President Tibbits continued. “It reaffirms the pivotal role that colleges play in student success.”
Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.
Established in 1967, Conestoga now serves approximately 55,000 full and part-time learners each year through campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford. For more information, visit www.conestogac.on.ca