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January 7, 2022
New engineering degree to focus on communications infrastructure

A new four-year degree program at Conestoga will prepare graduates for a career in the emerging field of communications infrastructure...


August 11, 2021
Design students support local non-profit

Fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Design program collaborated with local non-profit organization Autism Dog Services (ADS) on a project...


May 14, 2021
Digital simulations enrich skills training for community safety programs

Simulating real-world scenarios provides crucial experiential learning. Immersive exercises create opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills while building...


March 25, 2021
Students share real-life engineering stories

On March 16, Conestoga students hosted a virtual panel to showcase engineering degree programs at the college to secondary students...


December 2, 2020
Interior design students present at global virtual exchange conference

Conestoga welcomed more than 250 participants to the ProGlobe 2020 Virtual Conference on November 24, showcasing findings from a cross-cultural...


November 15, 2020
Students support non-profits at creative blitz

Students and faculty from Conestoga's Graphic Design advanced diploma program and Public Relations degree program volunteered in a day-long creative...


August 29, 2020
Facility management students present final projects

Fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program presented capstone projects...


August 24, 2020
Student projects support city urban planning initiative

Students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program have collaborated with the...


December 14, 2019
Conestoga design students win industry awards

Five Conestoga students and recent graduates have been named winners in Applied Arts magazine’s student competition, celebrating the next generation...


November 22, 2019
Alumni night celebrates graduate success

Close to 100 alumni from Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project & Facility Management (APFM) program gathered...


October 18, 2019
New degree program to focus on software development

A new four-year degree program at Conestoga will prepare graduates for progressive careers as high-quality software developers....


September 28, 2019
Networking event connects Conestoga degree students

On September 26, students and faculty in degree programs at Conestoga gathered at the college’s Doon campus for the Degree...


August 28, 2019
Students present theses at design showcase

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Design degree program welcomed the college community to the Idea Exchange at the Old...


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...


June 13, 2019
Architecture students explore value of heritage conservation

Fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program visited the Ken...


December 1, 2017
Conestoga's Interior Design degree accredited by CIDA

The Bachelor of Interior Design degree program at Conestoga has been awarded a six-year accreditation from the Council for Interior...


December 7, 2015
Faculty member honoured by Canadian Public Relations Society

Fran Gregory, coordinator of Conestoga’s Public Relations degree program, has been inducted into the Canadian Public Relations Society’s (CPRS) College...


November 20, 2015
New Environmental Public Health degree to launch in 2016

A new career-focused degree program to be launched at Conestoga’s Doon campus in September 2016 will provide graduates with the...


June 14, 2015
PR degree program achieves new milestones

Conestoga's public relations education will achieve two significant milestones this year: the first class to complete the four-year Bachelor of...


May 31, 2015
Students launch information solutions for health care

A group of second year students in Conestoga’s Applied Health Information Science program showcased their information solutions at a launch...


February 21, 2015
Partnership agreement provides new opportunities for students

A new partnership agreement between Conestoga and IT Carlow, one of Ireland’s leading institutes of technology, will provide business degree...


December 19, 2014
Conestoga project takes top prize at Applied Research Showcase

An automated thermal management system developed by students in Conestoga’s Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) degree program to support the needs...


November 18, 2014
Developing leaders for health care

Heidi Holmes, program coordinator and full-time faculty member in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Conestoga, has been...


November 11, 2014
Provincial accounting association recognizes Conestoga degree

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) has confirmed that Conestoga’s Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and...


November 1, 2014
Students achieve Global Citizenship

Ahmed Darwish, Jacquelyn Lowry, Jessy Stark and Hailey Vezza, students from Conestoga’s International Business Management degree program, will be presented...


November 1, 2014
Business grad accepted to MBA program

Laura Barnard, a recent graduate of the International Business Management degree program (Class of 2014), has been accepted to the...


October 17, 2014
Business students excel at national and provincial competitions

Three students in Conestoga's International Business Management (IBM) degree program have recently received recognition for their academic achievements, skills and...


October 15, 2014
Health Information Sciences degree accredited by CHIMA

Following a comprehensive review process, Conestoga now hosts Canada’s only four-year undergraduate degree program to be accredited by the Canadian...


October 1, 2014
Conestoga joins global network

Students in Conestoga’s School of Business and Hospitality will now have the opportunity to build their experience on the world’s...


September 19, 2014
Discussing the future of community safety

The changing face of community safety was the focus of discussion in a special presentation held at the Doon campus...


September 9, 2014
Engineering grad's invention captures worldwide attention

The September 8 edition of the Waterloo Region Record features a profile of James Hobson, 2012 graduate of Conestoga's Mechanical...


August 29, 2014
Conestoga grad heads to U.S. law school

While many students across Waterloo Region and beyond are preparing to begin their Conestoga studies next week, recent graduate Josiah...


August 26, 2014
Second Conestoga Engineering degree granted accreditation

A second Engineering degree program at Conestoga has now received accreditation from Engineers Canada following a thorough review by the...


December 19, 2013
Former School of Business dean recognized by CGA Ontario

Frank Mensink, retired executive dean of Conestoga’s School of Business and Hospitality, was awarded a Life Membership Award on September...


October 4, 2013
Expanding horizons through international experience

Conestoga has taken another step forward to help students and future entrepreneurs gain a competitive advantage in the working world....


September 18, 2013
Conestoga student wins international award

Conestoga student Alita Jones has won the second annual International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation's International Student of the Year...


September 11, 2013
International exchange program promotes cross-cultural cooperation

Two engineering students from the Technical University of Liberec in the Czech Republic are currently studying at Conestoga as part...


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,...


July 9, 2013
New degree program blends graphic design with business skills training

Conestoga’s new bachelor’s degree program in Design, described by Lionel Gadoury, president of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers, as...


June 21, 2013
Applied research project receives federal funding

Conestoga College will receive $515,000 from the Government of Canada to support the development of a portable geological sensor device...


April 1, 2013
Scholarship reception recognizes outstanding students

Thirty-seven outstanding Conestoga students received recognition for their achievements at a special reception held at Conestoga’s Doon campus on Thursday,...


January 28, 2013
Exploring post-graduate options

For many students, graduating from a program at a college or university doesn’t mean the end of their education. These...


October 11, 2012
Interior Design students win national award

Two second-year Conestoga students are still in shock after taking home the top prize at a national trade show last...


September 18, 2012
New Study Abroad opportunities for Business Degree students

Thanks to new exchange agreements with three leading European universities, students enrolled in Conestoga’s Business degree programs will have additional...


April 17, 2012
Conestoga welcomes first exchange student from the Netherlands

History was made at Conestoga last month, when the college welcomed its first-ever exchange student from Hanze University in the...


April 12, 2012
Conestoga student presentations take top prizes in area competition

Engineering and computer science students from Conestoga and the University of Waterloo had the opportunity to hone their communications skills...


March 23, 2012
International exchange opportunities for business degree students

Thanks to new agreements between Conestoga and three accredited universities in Eastern Europe and South America, students enrolled in business...


March 8, 2012
Accounting students excel in provincial competition

A team of four Conestoga accounting students is $2,500 richer after finishing second in the college's debut performance at the...


January 25, 2012
Old hall architecture puts new students to the test

A group of two dozen Conestoga College students are learning a lesson in recycling at the Fire Hall Museum and...


May 6, 2011
Conestoga Students Take Top Prize for Sustainable Design

When it comes to sustainability, it pays to look at the big picture. That was certainly true for second-year Conestoga...


May 3, 2011
New Partnership Provides International Exchange Opportunity for Students

Students from Conestoga’s Architecture-Project & Facility Management degree program will have the opportunity to study abroad this fall in the...


April 7, 2011
Conestoga Names Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

National Co-op Week, held this year from March 21 to 25, recognizes the value and importance of co-operative education at...


March 31, 2011
Conestoga Business Degree Receives International Trade Accreditation

Graduates of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree program in International Business Management will soon be adding another credential to...


March 15, 2011
Conestoga Engineers Bring Home Top Honours from National Competition

On the heels of their historic win at the Ontario Engineering Competition last month, a team of students from Conestoga’s...


March 9, 2011
Conestoga Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Students

Thirty-four outstanding Conestoga students received recognition for their achievements at a special reception held at the college’s Doon campus on...


February 8, 2011
Historic Win for Conestoga's Engineering Program

A team of students from Conestoga’s Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) degree program made history this past weekend as they captured...


November 30, 2010
Conestoga Students Honoured by International Foundation

Six students from Conestoga’s Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) degree program recently travelled to Atlanta, Georgia, where they...


November 10, 2010
Convocation Awards Honour Outstanding Students

As part of the 42nd Convocation ceremonies (fall) of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning held on November...


September 14, 2010
Architecture Students Pursuing Masters in Calgary

This summer Conestoga was pleased to have two of their recent graduates, Ryan Meier and Megan Bos, accepted into a...


April 15, 2010
Students Imagine Architectural Updates to Old Spaces

Imagine what you could do if you could revamp old spaces. The old is new again is the theme of...


April 1, 2010
Co-op Education Excellence Recognized by Conestoga

March 22-26 was National Co-op Week, recognizing the value and importance of co-operative education at Canada's colleges and universities, and...


November 20, 2009
Conestoga to Participate in November 27 Polytechnic Showcase

Polytechnics Canada will present on Friday, November 27 its fourth annual showcase and conference devoted to applied research projects and...


July 28, 2009
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Conestoga College technology students believe they can make the world better and more efficient. They are ready to show employers...


September 16, 2008
New Trades Programs

There is no substitute for practical education when it comes to developing and implementing the skills necessary to support...


April 30, 2008
Fantasy Fire Museum Renovation Tweaks Imagination

A group of Conestoga College students have come up with some innovative ways to reuse a Galt core landmark. In...


April 21, 2008
Agfa-Conestoga Affiliation: New Directions for the Future of Health Care

Doctors, medical associations, health care administrators and government policymakers are increasingly calling for accelerated adoption and integration of information technology...


March 12, 2008
Conestoga College Names Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

March 17-21 is National Co-op Week, recognizing the value and importance of co-operative education at Canada’s colleges and universities, and...


January 4, 2008
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Twenty-one students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of more than $25,000 in entrance and academic achievement...


October 18, 2007
International Scholarship Honours for Architecture Degree Students

Three students in Conestoga's degree program in Architecture - Project and Facility Management have earned prestigious scholarships awarded by the...


September 5, 2007
Tech Showcase of Student Projects

After months of tweaking and testing, reworking and redoing, Conestoga College's School of Engineering and Information Technology students were finally...


May 14, 2007
18th Annual Skills Competition

What a sight! Nearly 20,000 visitors and more than 600 entrants filled RIM Park to capacity April 30 and May...


March 19, 2007
Conestoga Co-op Student Wins Provincial and National Honours

As part of National Co-op Week activities, Conestoga College will recognize the outstanding college co-op student of the year, who...


March 15, 2007
Conestoga College Names Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

March 19-23 is National Co-op Week, recognizing the value and importance of co-operative education at Canada’s colleges and universities, and...


November 29, 2006
International Scholarship Honours for Architecture Degree Students

Four students in Conestoga’s degree program in Architecture - Project and Facility Management have earned prestigious scholarships awarded by the...


November 9, 2006
Architecture Degree Students in San Diego

Four students from the Architecture – Project and Facility Management bachelor degree program were recently honoured in San Diego....


July 11, 2006
New Programs Highlight Launch of New Campus in Waterloo

Conestoga College begins operations this fall at its new, larger location in Waterloo -- 108 University Ave. E. This new...


April 12, 2006
Conestoga Degree Students Win National Energy Honours

Jon Douglas and Amanda Ford, students in the Architecture - Project and Facility Management degree program at Conestoga College, have...


February 13, 2006
Conestoga to Hold Open Houses Regarding Degree Programs

Conestoga College will hold two free evening community open houses to provide information to interested parents, prospective students and community...


November 30, 2004
Unique New Conestoga Degree Program Will Add Value to Health Care System

"Accountability and integration depend on good information and the systems to share that information with all members of the health...


September 15, 2004
Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program Expands to Conestoga College

Innovative program will train McMaster University students close to home Kitchener, Ont. (Sept. 15, 2004) - Area students attending the...


February 12, 2004
Gift of $100,000 Boosts New Degree Programs at Conestoga

Conestoga College has received a gift of $100,000, which will be used to further the College's mandate to provide high-level...


June 24, 2003
Polytechnic Institutes Create New National Association

Conestoga College has joined with seven other Canadian polytechnic institutes to create a new entity, the Association of Canadian Polytechnic...


February 10, 2003
Conestoga College Earns Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Designation

Door opens for new and expanded programming including additional applied degrees and bridging courses Kitchener, ON – February 10,...


February 10, 2003
Eves Government Expands Choice for Students

Ministry of Training/Ministère de la Formation Colleges and Universities/et des Collèges et Universités For Immediate Release February 10, 2003 TORONTO...


November 29, 2002
Two More Applied Degrees for Conestoga

Success for College Will Benefit Local Students, Businesses and Community Kitchener, ON, November 29 -- Conestoga College has added...


March 27, 2002
Applied Degrees: A Major Step Forward for Conestoga, Region

Conestoga College has earned the right to be among the first community colleges in Ontario to offer full, four-year...