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February 28, 2020
Food processing event connects students to industry

On February 27, more than 160 Conestoga students, graduates and partners from the food, beverage and packaging industry gathered at...


December 18, 2019
Moving to Net Zero: Solutions for Sustainable Growth

Across Canada and around the world, political leaders, research scientists and advocacy groups continue to debate the best approaches for...


August 17, 2019
Interior Design student takes top spot at Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) student Taylor Wintle was awarded top honour at Conestoga’s annual Tech Showcase, held August 13...


May 31, 2019
Young women explore skilled trades careers at Jill of All Trades

On May 30, approximately 245 young women in grades nine through 12 participated in Conestoga’s Jill of All Trades at...


July 20, 2018
Conestoga Library receives design award

On July 12, Conestoga’s Library Services team was honoured with a 2018 Library Architectural and Design Transformation Award from the...


August 11, 2017
Conestoga's recycling research highlighted in industry publication

Dr. Hamid Karbasi, Conestoga’s NSERC Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Advanced Recycling Technologies for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment...


July 10, 2017
Engineering students build weather balloon for summer launch

Students in Conestoga’s Electronic Systems Engineering program are working together to launch a weather balloon that will reach the edge...


June 5, 2017
Jill of all Trades introduces young women to skilled trades careers

On May 31, approximately 200 young women in grades 9 through 12 attended Conestoga’s Jill of all Trades at the...


May 18, 2017
Tech@Work showcases capstone projects

On May 2, students from 18 technical diploma programs showcased their capstone projects at the Cambridge campus for Tech@Work. The...


January 10, 2017
Program connects international students to Conestoga community

Conestoga’s Student Life team reports an increase in volunteerism has supported growth of the college's English Conversation Partner (ECP) program....


October 19, 2016
Go ENG Girl inspires next generation of engineers

Girls in grades seven to 10 had the chance to explore the field of engineering at Conestoga’s Go ENG Girl...


September 16, 2016
Conestoga celebrates Geek Week with local tech and innovation community

More than 20 technology-related events are underway in Waterloo Region as part of Geek Week - a celebration of the...


September 15, 2016
Visit Doors Open at the Cambridge campus

Doors Open takes place every September and allows the public to explore noteworthy buildings and heritage sites in Waterloo Region...


July 22, 2016
Conestoga first college to host ESSCO AGM

Engineering students from across the province visited Conestoga between May 26 and 29 for the annual general meeting of the...


June 2, 2016
Girls explore skilled trades careers through hands-on workshops

More than 200 young women in grades nine through 12 participated in Conestoga’s third annual Jill of All Trades, held...


May 27, 2016
Trades & Apprenticeship awards celebrate student success

More than 150 industry and donor-sponsored awards, valued at $144,000, were presented to students at Conestoga’s seventh annual Trades &...


May 26, 2016
Packaging students win design challenge

Students in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program won first place in the Just One Package Innovation Challenge held May 18...


May 9, 2016
Tech@Work showcases student skills

Students from 16 technical diploma programs displayed their final year projects at the Tech@Work showcase held April 27 at the...


October 2, 2015
Manufacturing leaders share lessons learned

Nearly 300 representatives from manufacturing firms, industry associations, government and post-secondary institutions attended a networking and learning event at Conestoga’s...


September 9, 2015
Young campers look forward to futures at Conestoga

Throughout July and August, Conestoga hosted more than 800 math and science enthusiasts at various day camps at the Cambridge...


September 18, 2014
Tours provide an inside look at today's food processing industry

A new initiative launched by the Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) is increasing public awareness of one...


October 25, 2013
Go ENG Girl inspires young minds

Go ENG Girl, held at Conestoga’s Engineering and Information Technology campus in Cambridge on Saturday, October 19, was all about...


October 18, 2013
Ontario Premier visits Conestoga

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Conestoga’s Engineering and Information Technology campus in Cambridge on Wednesday, October 16 to announce details for...


August 23, 2013
Students take their love of racing off-road

Andrew Kuret's eyes shine when he talks about his baja buggy. Obviously a labour of love for the Conestoga student,...


August 21, 2013
Students display projects at Tech Showcase

Conestoga students displayed their year-end projects at the bi-annual Tech Showcase at Conestoga's Engineering and Information Technology campus on August...


July 19, 2013
Conestoga hosts BlackBerry programming camp

Conestoga's Engineering and Information Technology campus hosted the inaugural BlackBerry Jam Camp over two days on July 16 and 17....


July 9, 2013
Food Science students build their skills with hands-on experience

Food science students from McGill University and the University of Guelph joined Conestoga faculty at the Craig Richardson Institute of...


April 24, 2013
Thanks to our volunteers

National Volunteer Week, April 22 - 26, 2013, provides organizations across Canada with the opportunity to recognize the contributions of...


February 6, 2013
Networking event showcases student projects

If you build it, they will come....


February 1, 2013
Japanese academy plans return to Conestoga

Based on the success of their visit to Conestoga this past September, the Toyota Technical Skills Academy, a private Japanese...


December 13, 2012
Students build racing robots

Students at Conestoga's Engineering and Information Technology campus recently put their line-following robots to the test....


December 6, 2012
Conestoga student tops polytechnic showcase

David Bell, a third-year student in the B.A. Tech, Integrated Telecommunication and Computer Technologies program, was awarded first prize at...


November 27, 2012
Conestoga hosts robot race

Conestoga's Engineering & Information Technology campus was crawling with robots on November 5, when the college hosted its second annual...


November 22, 2012
Students engineer a good cup of coffee

For most of us, pouring a cup of coffee is a routine task. But for a group of second-year students...


November 16, 2012
Partners celebrate grand opening of food processing technology institute

The grand opening of the Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) was celebrated November 15th at Conestoga's Engineering and Information...


November 2, 2012
Fall Convocation 2012

Convocation video now available. More than 1500 graduating students were recognized at the Fall 2012 convocation ceremony of Conestoga College...


October 19, 2012
United Way 2012

Conestoga's 2012 United Way fundraising campaign kicked off this week with an awareness event that brought area member agencies to...


October 19, 2012
Conestoga: Ontario's fastest growing college

Enrolment figures released by the Ontario College Application Service this week confirm that it's another record-breaking year for Conestoga College....


October 16, 2012
Advancing learning in your local community

Students in the Brantford area now have additional educational options close to home thanks to a partnership between Conestoga and...


October 2, 2012
Conestoga woodworking grad has bright future

Combining technology with traditional craftsmanship is achieving results for recent Woodworking Technology and Architectural Millwork program graduate Marcel Daigneault....


September 5, 2012
A new Conestoga year begins

More than 5,000 students visited Conestoga campuses in Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo and Guelph this past week to participate in Orientation...


September 5, 2012
Annual Tech Showcase highlights student projects

Music on your iPod may someday sound a little better thanks to the work of a group of Conestoga students....


July 31, 2012
Conestoga skilled trades students benefit through industrial partnership program

A new partnership with one of the world’s leaders in high technology cutting equipment will provide Conestoga students and apprentices...


July 30, 2012
Garden project focuses on sustainability

A new project focusing on environmental sustainability has 'sprouted' up at Conestoga College. Staff and student volunteers have just completed...


February 24, 2012
Robotics students add flair to opening ceremony

The recent grand opening of Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology at the new South campus came complete with...