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May 24, 2024
Conestoga community members honoured at Women of the Year awards

Outstanding women in the Conestoga community were honoured for their contributions at the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year...


May 24, 2024
Conestoga students named to top 100 in global Google competition

Four Conestoga students were recently named as a Global Top 100 team in Google’s 2024 Developer Student Club Solution Challenge....


May 24, 2024
New Milton location on Steeles Avenue welcomes its first students

State-of-the-art health-care simulation labs are the centrepiece of the new Milton - Steeles Avenue campus, home to the Conestoga Centre...


May 24, 2024
Photo-research exhibit in collaboration with Wilfrid Laurier highlights women in the trades

A unique collaboration between Conestoga and the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) created the first photo-research exhibit of...


May 23, 2024
Conestoga hosts elementary students for Stem Den contest

On May 2, Conestoga’s Waterloo campus hosted Stem Den, a competition that attracted four local Grade 3 classes participating in...


May 23, 2024
Conestoga professors contribute to wellness dialogues in the Netherlands

From April 23 to 26, three Conestoga faculty participated in a week of learning and knowledge sharing in an international...


May 20, 2024
Conestoga students earn 10 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students finished with 10 medals at the 2024 Skills Ontario Competition, held May 6-8 at the Toronto Congress Centre....


May 17, 2024
Conestoga ranked among Top 10 design schools in Canada based on student awards

Conestoga was named among Canada’s best design schools by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), ranking number 4 out...


May 15, 2024
Inaugural Girls in Gaming event introduced youth to game art and design

Conestoga’s first Girls in Gaming event gave girls and non-binary youth the chance to try game art and design....


May 15, 2024
Professor and psychotherapist offers reassurances climate distress is understandable response

According to Conestoga professor Natalie Thomas, climate distress is an understandable feeling, given the growing threats to the environment. Thankfully,...


May 15, 2024
CISWP executive director appointed to role at International Congress on Occupational Health

The executive director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) was appointed to an executive committee of...


May 15, 2024
Students practise interview skills with cutting-edge simulation training

A pilot project launched by Conestoga’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Virtual and Augmented Reality Lab (VARLab) will allow...


May 15, 2024
High school seniors join Conestoga communications workshops simulating corporate crisis scenarios

High school students got the chance to explore career options in communications management by joining a Conestoga competition simulating real-world...


May 15, 2024
Exchange student from Czech Republic would happily extend studies at Conestoga

Tereza Mikulova jumped at the chance to be the first from her university in the Czech Republic to become an...


May 15, 2024
Bloom adopts compostable coffee cups in its ongoing sustainability effort

Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant bolstered its sustainability efforts by adopting biodegradable coffee cups....


May 15, 2024
Go CODE Girl event welcomes youth to learn more about coding, AI and gaming

Conestoga opened the doors of its state-of-the-art esports hub and Virtual and Augmented Reality Lab (VARLab) to girls and non-binary...


May 14, 2024
Award-winning author Lawrence Hill special guest at virtual book club

Acclaimed Canadian author Lawrence Hill will join a virtual book club for Conestoga employees on May 21. The club started...


May 13, 2024
Best in Program student projects from technology schools featured at Tech Showcase

Student projects from more than 20 Conestoga programs were on display at Tech Showcase to determine the recipient of the...


May 10, 2024
Conestoga leads development of research data management modules

Conestoga’s Office of Research Services has been leading the development of open education resources to help staff and faculty at...


May 10, 2024
Conestoga earns national honours at respiratory therapy conference

Two 2023 graduates and an instructor from Conestoga’s Respiratory Therapy advanced diploma program received national honours at the Canadian Society...


May 10, 2024
Student staff and volunteers celebrated at interactive event

More than 130 student staff and volunteers attended an event at the college’s Kitchener - Doon campus on April 23...


May 10, 2024
Trades and Apprenticeship students present capstone projects

Graduating students in the School of Trades and Apprenticeship showcased their capstone projects at the college’s Cambridge - Fountain Street...


May 10, 2024
Demo Day features capstone projects by Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology students

Graduating students from Conestoga's Electronics Engineering Technology and Computer Engineering Technology programs shared working solutions to real-world challenges at their...


May 9, 2024
Conestoga receives an additional $300,000 for intellectual property support

Conestoga is receiving $300,000 from Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON) for the college’s Centre for Commercialization (C4C) to assist industry partners...


May 9, 2024
Culinary graduate hosts meeting of cooking club that provided scholarships

Bloom erupted into applause at the latest meeting of the local cooking club Les Marmitons led by Conestoga graduate, club...


May 9, 2024
Conestoga hosts first Indigenous Education Symposium to inspire new approaches to teaching

The first Indigenous Education Symposium was held at Conestoga to share information about Indigenous approaches to education, using culture and...


May 9, 2024
Police Foundations students recognized with awards including two honouring Conestoga grads

Outstanding students in the Police Foundations program were recognized with industry and fitness awards, including awards established in memory of...


May 7, 2024
Downtown Kitchener building blends modern amenities and historic elements

Conestoga’s latest building in downtown Kitchener is entirely new, but the old building that once stood at the corner of...


May 7, 2024
Essential products now available at cost in campus stores as part of wellness initiative

Wellness products such as cold medicine, eye drops and moisturizer are now available at cost in all Conestoga Campus Stores...


May 5, 2024
Conestoga honoured with applied research and innovation excellence award

On April 30, Conestoga was presented with a silver Applied Research and Innovation Excellence Award from Colleges and Institutes Canada...


May 3, 2024
Spring orientation activities welcome new students

Conestoga welcomed new students to its various campus locations from April 29 to May 3 during spring orientation week. Hosted...


May 3, 2024
Bachelor of Interior Design program receives reaccreditation

Conestoga’s Bachelor of Interior Design program has been reaccredited until 2030 by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). This...


May 1, 2024
Graduating student portfolios featured at Graphic Design Showcase

Graduating students from the Graphic Design advanced diploma program had their creativity on display on April 17 at Den 1880...


May 1, 2024
Three Conestoga teams of Packaging Engineering students join international design competition

A Conestoga team placed in the Top 10 of an international 48-hour design competition....


April 30, 2024
Business awards celebrate student success

Students, employees and industry partners gathered at the Tapestry Hall event venue in Cambridge to recognize the achievements of Conestoga’s...


April 30, 2024
Table, guitar and cabinet among capstone projects on display at woodworking showcase

Woodworking students showed off their final projects at a showcase and networking event where the top creations were recognized with...


April 28, 2024
Conestoga nominated for Stratford business excellence award

Conestoga’s Stratford campus has been nominated for a Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award. The nomination was...


April 26, 2024
Conestoga professors share knowledge through partnership in France

From March 12 to 15, two professors from Conestoga’s School of Business travelled to Troyes, France, to share knowledge and...


April 26, 2024
Volunteers gather to clean communities for Earth Day

Students and volunteers from the Conestoga community gathered to clean up locations in Kitchener and Brantford on April 22 to...


April 26, 2024
Biotechnology Technician students present final research projects at symposium

Conestoga’s Biotechnology Technician graduates shared their final research projects and celebrated the program’s outstanding students at the 12th annual Research...


April 26, 2024
Conestoga students partner with industry to create 3-D printed shapes with welding robot

Two students from the Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding & Robotics program worked with industry partner CAMufacturing Solutions Inc. to...


April 26, 2024
Welding gala recognizes exceptional students in Conestoga’s welding programs

Conestoga's 2024 Welding Gala honoured outstanding students in the college’s welding programs. The annual event hosted by the Conestoga student...


April 24, 2024
Corrugated Carnival showcases student projects in Packaging Engineering Technician program

A carnival complete with prizes and popcorn was hosted by Packaging Engineering Technician students who showed off their skills with...


April 21, 2024
Conestoga ranked among Canada's top culinary schools

Conestoga was named among Canada’s best culinary schools in 2024 by University Magazine, ranking number 4 out of 22...


April 18, 2024
Campus virtual tours translated into Anishinaabemowin

Virtual tours of Conestoga campuses are now available in the Indigenous language of Anishinaabemowin, considered an endangered language because it...


April 16, 2024
Aviation students honoured at gala event

Conestoga Aviation students were honoured at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre’s (WWFC) annual Wings Banquet on March 15. In addition...


April 16, 2024
Jill of All Trades to receive $100,000 grant from Rideau Hall Foundation

Conestoga has been selected to receive a $100,000 grant from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) to support the Jill of...


April 16, 2024
Police foundations students win top prizes at Peel Fit Challenge

Students from Conestoga’s Police Foundations clinched top prizes in a fitness challenge for Ontario colleges with policing programs....


April 16, 2024
Buzz growing around pollinator gardens on Conestoga campuses

Pollinator gardens are popping up at Conestoga to create natural spaces and support the college’s sustainability efforts....


April 16, 2024
Conestoga enlists sheep in latest sustainability initiative launching this spring

An unusual landscaping crew will maintain the vegetation growing under the solar panels at the Cambridge - Fountain Street campus...


April 11, 2024
Flags at half-mast in memory of faculty member

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of faculty member Paul Moffatt who passed...


April 11, 2024
Students interested in esports get VIP tour of Conestoga's state-of-the-art hub

Lucky high school students got a VIP invitation to Conestoga's gaming hub to play and learn more about the new...


April 11, 2024
Bloom restaurant’s green initiatives recognized with leadership award

Conestoga’s student-run restaurant Bloom won top honours for its green initiatives....


April 11, 2024
Conestoga a Canadian pioneer in adopting tool to measure Bloom menu’s climate footprint

Conestoga is the first academic institution in Canada to adopt software that measures the carbon footprint of meals, further embedding...


April 10, 2024
Varsity awards honour Conestoga's best student-athletes

Athletics and Recreation honoured Conestoga’s top student-athletes at the 56th Annual Varsity Awards Banquet on April 3....


April 10, 2024
Awards ceremony recognizes employers and students

Conestoga’s annual Employer Recognition Awards honoured the contributions of businesses, employers, community partners, and co-op and Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) students...


April 9, 2024
Magna Skills Showcase gives trades students opportunity to share projects and network

Industrial skilled trades students at Conestoga demonstrated their new-found technical abilities at the inaugural Magna Skills Showcase....


April 7, 2024
Guelph campus gets makeover to create beautiful space with upgraded amenities, services

Conestoga’s Guelph campus underwent a significant renovation, giving the Speedvale Avenue facility operated by the college since 1970 fresh new...


April 7, 2024
CFRIL awarded $25,000 grant to study sustainability in bakeries

The Conestoga Food Research & Innovation Lab (CFRIL) received a grant worth $25,000 from Dawn Foods for research on sustainability...


April 5, 2024
Conestoga students advance to finals of national financial planning competition

Three students in Conestoga’s Financial Planning Services graduate certificate program won their semifinal round of the CIFP Case Challenge 2024...


March 28, 2024
Public relations students raise funds for St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation

By hosting a series of events and developing partnerships in the community during their winter term fundraising class, students from...


March 27, 2024
Research institute offers expertise to enable teenager to pursue skilled trades

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) answered the call to assist a local high school student interested...


March 27, 2024
CISWP receives funding to help make skilled trades work safer and more accessible for women

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council...


March 28, 2024
Conestoga update: International student allocation

Conestoga has received its allocation for international students for 2024, and we remain committed to working collaboratively with all government...


March 27, 2024
Transformation continues at Conestoga’s Waterloo campus

Conestoga’s Waterloo campus is in the midst of a major revitalization that will finish transforming the old high school into...


March 22, 2024
Conestoga celebrates 2024 Business Excellence Awards

The Conestoga community was recognized with two 2024 Business Excellence Awards from the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce at...


March 22, 2024
First swap of donated clothing and books a success at Cambridge campus

A clothing and book swap hosted by Conestoga’s Student Engagement office was so successful that it ended a day early....


March 22, 2024
Sustainable solutions to societal issues focus of engineering design challenge

School of Engineering & Technology students at Conestoga joined a lunch-time design competition to showcase their expertise and innovative ideas....


March 22, 2024
Conestoga students turn welding robots into 3-D printers of large steel objects

Recent graduates from Conestoga’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding & Robotics program had their capstone project highlighted in a national...


March 22, 2024
Conestoga students compete in provincial cabinetmaking competition

Students from Conestoga's Woodworking and Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship programs competed in an all-day provincial event held at the Woodworking Centre of...


March 20, 2024
Female skilled trades students, staff spotlighted in national awareness campaign

A national campaign focused on advancing workforce diversity features female Conestoga faculty and students in the skilled trades....


March 20, 2024
Networking event attracts business students and industry leaders

Students and employer partners gathered at the college’s Kitchener - Doon campus on March 11 for the second annual Business...


March 15, 2024
Conestoga development projects make significant impact on local construction industry

Conestoga launched multi-year construction projects this year alone totalling $300 million, cementing the college’s “massive impact” on the local industry...


March 15, 2024
Conestoga's engineering society hosting gathering of student leaders

The Conestoga Engineering Society is hosting a gathering of representatives of engineering student societies from across the province this June....


March 15, 2024
Downtown Kitchener campus hosts International Women’s Day event

Women’s achievements and tremendous potential in a more equitable world were celebrated at an International Women’s Day event held at...


March 15, 2024
Celebrating Diversity Week marked at Conestoga with host of events

Diversity was recognized with a week-long celebration and an array of events at Conestoga as the college community embraces all...


March 15, 2024
Skills competition introduces high school students to woodworking centre

Local high school students joined a woodworking skills competition held at Conestoga’s Kitchener - Doon campus....


March 13, 2024
Indigenous Services invites community to Conestoga’s 14th annual Pow Wow

Drumming, singing and dancing will enliven Conestoga’s Student Recreation Centre at the Kitchener - Doon campus during the college’s 14th...


March 11, 2024
Conestoga achieves Ontario's top graduation rate for 2022-23

According to the 2022-23 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) data released by Colleges Ontario on February 24, Conestoga boasts the top...


March 8, 2024
Graphic design students’ work showcased in immersive museum experience

Conestoga Graphic Design students saw their creativity projected over THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener at the opening of their immersive exhibition...


March 8, 2024
Speed networking event connects employers, students

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology sat down for quick conversations with employers at a...


March 7, 2024
Robotics and Automation students pitch capstone project proposals

Sustainable reforestation, custom crayon packaging, plastic cap processing, and a physical Tetris board were the varied projects pitched by students...


March 7, 2024
High school carpentry program teaching in-demand trades skills to blind students

A dual-credit program at Conestoga is exploring uncharted territory by welcoming visually impaired high school students into a carpentry course...


March 7, 2024
Health sciences program coordinator awarded Conestoga’s top teaching honour

Gino De Pinto, a member of Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences team, has been awarded the 2023 Aubrey...


March 4, 2024
Conestoga to expand student housing opportunities in Waterloo

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is pleased to announce it has acquired additional properties in Waterloo as...


March 1, 2024
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney,...


March 1, 2024
Online learning program fosters global exchanges

This academic year, Conestoga joined an international network of virtual student exchanges, joint coursework and knowledge sharing by piloting the...


March 1, 2024
New open educational resources ‘ranger’ appointed at Conestoga

Conestoga has a new “OER ranger” to support the advancement of open educational resources (OER) at the college....


March 1, 2024
Two professors awarded grants for trips to develop international collaborations

Two Conestoga faculty members will travel to Latin America to teach, learn and collaborate thanks to a government-funded program....


March 1, 2024
Conestoga graduate and Olympian on mission to promote skilled trades to women

Two-time Olympian and 2016 Conestoga Alumni of Distinction recipient Mandy Bujold’s new challenge is promoting the skilled trades, in particular...


March 1, 2024
Conestoga engineering student wins scholarship from provincial association

A Conestoga student won an award from the Ontario Road Builders’ Association given annually to one outstanding first-year civil engineering...


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
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 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
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...


February 5, 2024
Cambridge women’s club hosts annual fundraiser for Conestoga scholarships

Tickets are now available for the annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by the Cambridge chapter of the Canadian Federation of University...


February 2, 2024
President's Message: The Conestoga Story

Conestoga was established in Kitchener in 1967. Since then, the college has expanded significantly to deliver in-demand career and skills...


January 31, 2024
Conestoga will continue building for the future in Milton

Classes have started at Conestoga’s new Milton-Parkhill campus - the latest development in the college’s commitment to supporting social and...


February 1, 2024
Exchange program welcomes students from Conestoga's partner institutions

Conestoga’s welcome was warm, but Canada’s winter weather was rather chilly for Colombian exchange student Camila Castañeda García who joined...


January 29, 2024
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga student Liam Campbell, a first-year...


January 29, 2024
Students and employers connect at first annual Magna skilled trades job fair

Top skilled trades employers came out to Conestoga’s Cambridge - Reuter Drive campus for the first annual Magna Skilled Trades...


January 29, 2024
Podcast studio produces informative series for Conestoga students, employees

Conestoga’s fully equipped podcast studio is an exciting avenue to enhance learning at the college, including two podcast series sharing...


January 29, 2024
Job fair connects Applied Computer Science & IT students with employers

Employers and Conestoga co-op students were able to connect at the first Applied Computer Science & Information Technology job fair,...


January 26, 2024
Conestoga campuses host mental health and wellness events

Conestoga's Student Success team hosted a range of mental health and wellness-related events at all campus locations in recognition of...


January 26, 2024
Notice to the Conestoga community - IRCC announcement

Throughout this past week there has been much media coverage of the announcement the federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and...


January 25, 2024
Conestoga's new social innovation lab provides comprehensive support for research

Conestoga has launched a new initiative that will facilitate and support research into key issues facing communities today. Based in...


January 21, 2024
Workshop creates sweet Valentine treats in Waterloo’s culinary lab

Craft special treats for your Valentine in Conestoga’s state-of-the-art baking lab with the guidance of a professional pastry chef....


January 19, 2024
School of Business named to elite global group for sustainability work

On January 17, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact, named Conestoga’s...


January 19, 2024
Baking and Pastry Arts program gives students skills for baking career

Hands-on learning in the state-of-the-art culinary labs at Conestoga’s Waterloo campus gives students the practice needed for successful careers as...


January 19, 2024
Bloom restaurant begins winter service on January 22

Beginning January 22, Conestoga’s student-run Bloom restaurant will launch another term of service. An interactive live classroom, Bloom is located...


January 18, 2024
Conestoga professor joins international sustainability advisory council

Business professor Laura Matheson has been selected as an advisor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...


January 18, 2024
Conestoga receives $3 million in funding to bolster innovation

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has been awarded $3 million over five years from the Natural Sciences...


January 12, 2024
All campuses closed - January 12, 2024

All Conestoga campuses and locations will close at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12 as the result of heavy snowfall...


January 11, 2024
New pharmaceutical centre at Conestoga responds to healthcare demands

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will establish a high-tech pharmaceutical studies centre at the college’s Kitchener -...


January 10, 2024
Conestoga graphic design students’ creativity showcased in immersive museum exhibit

An immersive exhibition created by students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design program will soon be on display at THEMUSEUM in downtown...


January 10, 2024
Personal Support Worker program prepares students with hands-on learning

People keen on a career with lots of opportunities and passionate about caring for others can consider Conestoga’s Personal Support...


January 5, 2024
Winter orientation welcomes new students to Conestoga

The Conestoga community welcomed new students to campuses during its winter term orientation, January 2 to 5. Hosted by Student...


January 5, 2024
Peer Wellness Navigators share mental health experiences with fellow students

Conestoga students can hear first-hand from fellow students about their lived mental health experiences to gain solace and support....


January 5, 2024
Study trip to New York City provides practical learning

Students and faculty from Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts diploma program visited New York City from December 11 - 14 to...


January 3, 2024
Student capstone projects highlight IT Demo Day

On December 13, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day at the college’s Waterloo...


January 3, 2024
Academic upgrading program gives adults tools needed to achieve goals

Conestoga’s free Academic Upgrading (AU) program helps potential students meet admission requirements and develop skills to support post-secondary studies or...


January 3, 2024
Second phase gets underway at skilled trades campus on Reuter Drive

Work is underway on the second phase of the Conestoga Skilled Trades Campus in Cambridge....


December 27, 2023
Parkhill campus in Milton readying to begin classes in winter term

Conestoga’s Milton - Parkhill Drive campus will welcome students in the new year....


December 21, 2023
Workforce Development students present capstone projects

On December 12 and 13, final-year students in Conestoga’s School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning gathered at...


December 21, 2023
Conestoga recognized as a top research college in Canada

Conestoga ranked 17 among Canada’s Top 50 research colleges in 2023....


December 20, 2023
Welding engineering technology student capstone project published in national magazine

Recent graduates from Conestoga's Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection program had their capstone project recognized nationally in the CWBA -...


December 17, 2023
Milton Transit offers discount and new route for Conestoga students

Milton Transit has announced a new route as well as a cost-effective transit pass for Conestoga students traveling in Milton....


December 17, 2023
Conestoga program teaches internationally trained nurses to provide care in Canada

Internationally trained nurses learn about nursing in Canada through a unique graduate certificate program offered at Conestoga....


December 17, 2023
Student researchers gain invaluable hands-on experience solving real-world issues

Conestoga students can take advantage of an “incredible experiential learning opportunity” while building their resume and earning a competitive paycheque...


December 17, 2023
National organization honours Conestoga for its outstanding contribution

Conestoga has been recognized for its exemplary support of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE)....


December 11, 2023
Orange Shirt Day fundraiser supports Indigenous immersion school

An immersion school dedicated to Indigenous language revitalization will get a $10,000 donation from the Conestoga community....


December 11, 2023
Community Services professor awarded Conestoga’s top teaching honour

Debashis Dutta, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Community Services, has been awarded the 2023 Aubrey Hagar Distinguished Teaching Award....


December 8, 2023
Conestoga’s ECE programs ranked as Canada’s best

Conestoga’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs have been ranked as Canada’s best according to findings released by CourseCompare on November...


December 8, 2023
Alumni of Distinction honoured among Canada’s Most Powerful Women for second year

A Conestoga graduate and Alumni of Distinction honouree won a national award recognizing women making a transformational difference in their...


December 8, 2023
Student display ushers in the holiday season in Downtown Kitchener

Second-year students from Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts diploma program have installed a life-size Candyland-themed holiday display at the college’s Kitchener...


December 8, 2023
Conestoga to launch new nursing degree program

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has received approval from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities to launch...


December 6, 2023
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 5, 2023
Conestoga champions global sustainability on Carbon Literacy Action Day

On Monday, December 4, Conestoga’s School of Business participated in the international Carbon Literacy Action Day (CLAD) 2023 - the...


December 4, 2023
APFM graduate honoured with Premier's award

Conestoga graduate Jehan Salim was honoured with a Premier’s Award on Monday, November 27 during a gala event held as...


December 3, 2023
Event management students organize anniversary celebration for Stratford company

Students from Conestoga’s Event Management program did a “phenomenal job” hosting a 110th anniversary celebration for a local transportation company....


December 3, 2023
Conestoga professor wins award for presentation on ground-breaking research

A Conestoga finance professor was honoured with an award for an outstanding presentation on her CNERG-funded research on the barriers...


December 3, 2023
Dual-credit programs give high school students a taste of college life

Conestoga’s dual-credit programs give high school students the opportunity to explore college life and learning while earning credits....


December 3, 2023
Conestoga provides platform for growth of cricket on campus and beyond

The sport of cricket has quickly become an integral part of student life at Conestoga. Beginning as an initiative of...


November 27, 2023
Donor Impact Report highlights community support

More than 500 donors gave $8.8 million to Conestoga College in 2022-2023, nearly half of the donations going toward student...


November 27, 2023
Conestoga places second at provincial marketing competition

Conestoga marketing students secured a second-place win at the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC), hosted by Georgian College November 16...


November 27, 2023
Top awards go to three Conestoga teams in Interior Design degree program

Conestoga Bachelor of Interior Design students took all the top prizes at a regional design competition....


November 27, 2023
Micro-credentials deliver professional learning in convenient, flexible format

People looking to learn new skills for their job can sign up for a host of micro-credentials offered through Conestoga’s...


November 27, 2023
Director of quality management recognized with award of excellence

Conestoga’s Velika Kitchen-Janzen won a provincial award of excellence for her leadership in overhauling the college’s annual program reflection process....


November 27, 2023
APFM students honoured at annual awards ceremony

Outstanding students in Conestoga’s Architecture - Project and Facility Management program were honoured at the annual student awards....


November 27, 2023
Girls explore hands-on engineering activities at Go ENG Girl

Building circuits to light LEDs and creating code to guide a mini robot were the hands-on workshops girls joined at...


November 22, 2023
Men’s soccer team wins silver medal at national championships

The Conestoga Condors men’s soccer team completed its season November 11 with a silver medal at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic...


November 22, 2023
Esthetician students train in spa-like setting on Doon campus

Conestoga’s state-of-the-art esthetics lab opened at the Kitchener - Doon campus in 2021 to give students an authentic space to...


November 21, 2023
Local culinary club supports Conestoga’s budding chefs

Conestoga culinary arts students will continue to have the opportunity to study French cuisine at a renowned institute thanks to...


November 20, 2023
New solar panel project supports sustainability efforts

Conestoga is continuing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the installation of a 1.3MV solar photovoltaic system at...


November 14, 2023
Conestoga hosts prospective business students for regional competition

Conestoga’s School of Business hosted some of the province’s top high school talent at the DECA Area 1 Regionals on...


November 13, 2023
Conestoga research centre honoured with awards of excellence

The Conestoga Food Research & Innovation Lab (CFRIL) was honoured with the 2023 Excellence in Agriculture’s Minister's Award and the...


November 12, 2023
Conestoga launches development of sustainability plan

To position the college as a leader in campus sustainability, Conestoga has started development of a comprehensive sustainability plan that...


November 12, 2023
Guild Reception recognizes employee milestones

On October 23, members of the Conestoga community gathered at the college’s Skilled Trades campus in Cambridge to recognize 400...


November 10, 2023
Flags at half-mast for Remembrance Day

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast on Saturday, November 11 in remembrance of the men and...


November 10, 2023
Jill of All Trades gives young women hands-on experience in skilled trades

Young women across North America have the chance to try their hand at different skilled trades thanks to an event...


November 10, 2023
Conestoga to open esports arena

Conestoga will open a state-of-the-art esports arena at the Waterloo campus to support the rapidly growing competitive gaming industry and...


November 9, 2023
Tradeucation highlights skilled trades pathways

Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship welcomed more than 100 secondary school guidance counsellors on October 25 to the Cambridge...


November 9, 2023
Symposium highlights research and scholarship at Conestoga

More than 200 Conestoga employees representing all ten academic schools participated in the college’s Research and Scholarship Symposium on October...


November 7, 2023
Conestoga researcher speaks at national welding conference

Jim Galloway, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology, presented research on the role of variations in shielding...


November 5, 2023
Men's soccer team wins provincial championship

On October 29, the Conestoga Condors men’s soccer team defeated Humber College 3-0 to take home its first Ontario Colleges...


November 5, 2023
Student hackathon focuses on applied learning for IT solutions

ConHacks, a Conestoga student hackathon, took place October 22 at the college’s Waterloo campus. The event welcomed nearly 100 students...


November 5, 2023
Conestoga celebrates fall convocation 2023

More than 7,000 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s fall convocation ceremonies from November 6 to 10. The event,...


November 3, 2023
Software engineering students place first at provincial hackathon

A team of students and a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Software Engineering Technology program placed first at the Bell Geekfest...


November 2, 2023
Power Systems Engineering degree granted accreditation

The Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering (PSE) program at Conestoga has received accreditation from Engineers Canada following a...


November 1, 2023
IELTS Conestoga recognized with international awards

IELTS Conestoga was recognized with five awards at the IDP IELTS Test Centre Network Meeting held in Bali, Indonesia, in...


October 29, 2023
APFM celebrates alumni success at reunion event

Graduates from Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program gathered at the college's...


October 28, 2023
Graphic Design and Public Relations students support non-profits at creative blitz

On October 19, students in Conestoga's Graphic Design advanced diploma and Public Relations degree programs participated in a day-long creative...


October 28, 2023
CNERG and CNERG+ funding awarded to new and emerging scholars

The Office of Research Services has awarded funding for 17 projects set to begin winter 2024....


October 25, 2023
The Cowan Foundation supports new centre for medical sciences and biotechnology at Conestoga

Conestoga is announcing a transformative gift from The Cowan Foundation to help advance health care with accessible, high-quality programming....


October 18, 2023
Magna Centre for Industrial Skilled Trades established at Conestoga

A leadership gift from Magna International will support innovative and inclusive trades training programs at Conestoga to fuel the talent...


October 10, 2023
Culinary students volunteer at annual Oktoberfest breakfast

Approximately 30 students from Conestoga’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts volunteered their time and skills to prepare pancakes for...


October 9, 2023
Conestoga researcher presents case for potential of WAAM technology

Tam Nguyen, PhD, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology, gave a presentation to the Ontario chapter of...


October 3, 2023
Conestoga graduates nominated for 2023 Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga alumni are among the Ontario college graduates who have been nominated for Premier’s Awards this year....


September 30, 2023
Flags at half-mast for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast on Saturday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day...


September 27, 2023
Conestoga and OACETT launch free student membership pilot

Conestoga has partnered with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) to undertake a six-year pilot program...


September 24, 2023
Conestoga design students receive national awards

Five Conestoga design students and recent graduates have been honoured with student awards from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers...


September 20, 2023
Conestoga continues heavy investment in student housing

Conestoga College has purchased two buildings in Waterloo Region to accommodate student housing: a residence at 60 University Avenue East...


September 15, 2023
Conestoga awards Schulich Builders Scholarships for Skilled Trades

Ten Conestoga students have been named among the inaugural recipients of the Schulich Builders Scholarships for Skilled Trades....


September 5, 2023
Flags at half-mast in memory of faculty member

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of faculty member Maureen Murphy-Fricker who passed...


September 4, 2023
Orientation activities welcome new students

From August 21 to September 1, the Conestoga community welcomed new students across campuses and virtual platforms, participating in orientation...


August 27, 2023
Conestoga team supports research project on steel structure earthquake resiliency

Students and faculty from Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology have contributed to a major research program to enhance the...


August 24, 2023
Woodworking students present projects at annual showcase

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology program presented projects at a showcase on August 18 to award Best in Manufactured...


August 24, 2023
CISWP researcher leads Canadian committee for development of international standards

A new standard for consumer incident investigation is in development through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to assist organizations...


August 23, 2023
Student capstones showcased at IT Demo Day

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day on August 14 at the Waterloo campus...


August 17, 2023
Robotics and automation project receives top honour at Tech Showcase

A team of Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation students placed first at Conestoga’s Tech Showcase event on August...


August 16, 2023
School of Health & Life Sciences to expand healthcare programming into Milton

Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences will expand healthcare programming into Milton next year to meet the growing needs...


August 14, 2023
CISWP leads workforce training and skills project for Waterloo Region

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College is collaborating with employers and community organizations in...


August 14, 2023
Partnership with Mawashi will address safety and productivity in skilled trades

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College has partnered with Mawashi Science & Technology to...


August 7, 2023
CISWP research will address inclusive and accessible skilled trades employment

Through a research project funded by Accessibility Standards Canada, the Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga...


August 7, 2023
Student design wins industry award

Chris Brown, a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Graphic Design program, has been named a 2023 Applied Arts Student Awards winner...


July 23, 2023
2022 Alumni of Distinction announced

Fourteen of Conestoga’s outstanding alumni have been recognized for contributions to their professions and their communities, and will be recognized...


July 23, 2023
Networking event supports wood manufacturing industry

On June 21, Conestoga’s Woodworking Centre of Ontario welcomed members of the Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario (WMCO) to the...


July 11, 2023
Conestoga graduate project provides platform for missing persons search

A non-profit website developed by 2022 Conestoga Graphic Design graduate Dima Aldera is helping locate missing Syrian people....


July 7, 2023
Student mural installation supports mental well-being on campus

A new mural installation at the college's Cambridge - Reuter Drive campus will support student and employee mental well-being....


July 5, 2023
New initiative across Conestoga campuses supports menstrual equity

A new initiative at Conestoga will offer free menstrual hygiene products in washrooms across the college to support menstrual equity....


July 3, 2023
Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant welcomes new executive chef

The School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts has appointed Dan McCowan, owner and chef of uptown Waterloo’s Red House, to...


June 28, 2023
Young women explore skilled trades careers at Jill of All Trades

Close to 270 young women in Grades 9 through 12 participated in Conestoga’s Jill of All TradesTM event on May...


June 23, 2023
Events mark National Indigenous Peoples Day at Conestoga

In recognition and celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, Conestoga held in-person and virtual events for the...


June 23, 2023
Flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance

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


June 19, 2023
Student documentary explores the rise of cricket

Two second-year students in Conestoga’s Broadcasting - Television and Independent Production program were interviewed on CBC’s Morning Edition - K-W...


June 19, 2023
School of Business recognized with PRME award

Conestoga’s School of Business was honoured with the Excellence in Reporting - First Time Reporters award at the United Nations...


June 12, 2023
Conestoga community members named 2023 K-W Oktoberfest Women of the Year

Four members of the Conestoga community were recognized with 2023 Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year awards at a ceremony...


June 11, 2023
Conestoga celebrates class of 2023 at spring convocation

More than 8,500 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s spring convocation ceremonies from June 12 to 16. The event,...


June 9, 2023
Trades & Apprenticeship Awards celebrate student success

The Conestoga community gathered to celebrate the Trades & Apprenticeship Awards on June 7. Held at the college’s new skilled...


June 1, 2023
Conestoga student earns bronze at national skills competition

Conestoga Brick and Stone Mason (Apprenticeship) student Cameron Krause earned a bronze medal in Bricklaying at the 2023 Skills Canada...


June 1, 2023
Pride flag raised at Conestoga

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


May 28, 2023
Volunteer support highlighted at appreciation event

Conestoga's Student Engagement celebrated volunteers and student staff last month at an appreciation event highlighting support of student programs that...


May 23, 2023
Bachelor of Public Relations students raise funds for local youth

Second-year Bachelor of Public Relations students raised $7,500 for charity this past April as part of their Event Management and...


May 22, 2023
New students welcomed at Spring Orientation

The Conestoga community welcomed thousands of new students across campuses and virtual platforms from April 28 to May 5, participating...


May 21, 2023
Conestoga President honoured as Citizen of the Year

Community leaders, partners and friends of Conestoga joined current and former college employees and board members at the Waterloo campus...


May 19, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast over the next week in honour of Conestoga student Nimisha Varghese who...


May 16, 2023
Cool Aeronautics introduces young students to aerospace careers

On April 27, close to 90 students in Grades 5 and 6 participated in an event at Conestoga's Cambridge -...


May 15, 2023
Conestoga receives funding from Intellectual Property Ontario

Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON), a provincial agency that provides IP support and services to enable Ontario businesses and researchers to...


May 15, 2023
Conestoga researchers explore uses of extended reality training

Earlier this year, researchers from the Conestoga Food Research and Innovation Lab (CFRIL) and the Virtual and Augmented Reality Lab...


May 9, 2023
Grand River Transit service to resume on Thursday, May 11

The Region of Waterloo has announced that Grand River Transit bus service will resume on Thursday, May 11 following UNIFOR...


May 5, 2023
Graphic Design students display portfolios at year-end showcase

On April 20, graduating students in Conestoga's Graphic Design advanced diploma program welcomed the college community, friends, family and industry...


May 4, 2023
Conestoga students earn 12 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students finished with 12 medals at the 2023 Skills Ontario Competition, held May 1-3 at the Toronto Congress Centre....


May 1, 2023
Notice regarding Grand River Transit strike

The Region of Waterloo has announced that UNIFOR Local 4304, representing Grand River Transit (GRT) and MobilityPLUS reservationists, fleet mechanics...


April 30, 2023
Electronics Engineering Technology receives top honour at Tech Showcase

Electronics Engineering Technology student Austin Cormier and Computer Engineering Technology students Darren Morrison and Carter Glynn placed first at Conestoga’s...


April 28, 2023
Community clean-up efforts support Earth Day

The Conestoga community gathered on April 21 for community clean-up events in collaboration with the City of Kitchener and City...


April 28, 2023
Conestoga presented with 2023 CICan Award of Excellence

Conestoga has been presented with a silver Award of Excellence in the Applied Research and Innovation category from Colleges and...


April 28, 2023
Conestoga launches new research website

Conestoga has launched a new Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship website. The site offers a centralized platform to feature and celebrate...


April 28, 2023
Flags at half-mast: National Day of Mourning

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Mourning for Persons...


April 27, 2023
Notice regarding potential GRT strike

The Region of Waterloo is encouraging public transit users to prepare for a potential transit strike on Monday, May 1....


April 23, 2023
Sustainability workshop reminds students to make simple, lasting changes

Last month, a workshop on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held at the Kitchener - Doon campus and welcomed...


April 23, 2023
Woodworking skills showcased at annual capstone event

Graduating students from Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program showcased capstone projects on April 20 to determine Best in Manufactured Product and...


April 22, 2023
Students showcase capstones at IT Demo Day

On April 11, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day at the Waterloo campus...


April 22, 2023
Varsity Awards honour top athletes

Conestoga's Athletics & Recreation recognized the college's top student-athletes at the annual Varsity Awards banquet on April 5....


April 20, 2023
New EV fleet supports reduced GHG emissions

A new fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) will help Conestoga in its continued efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions....


April 17, 2023
Respiratory Therapy graduates earn national medals

Two graduates of Conestoga’s Respiratory Therapy (RT) program recently completed the national credentialling exam and have earned their Registered Respiratory...


April 14, 2023
Winter survival training builds rotary aviation skills

Auriel Giroux, a second-year student in Conestoga's rotary Aviation program, completed a week-long winter survival training course in February to...


April 13, 2023
Conestoga announces new campus for Downtown Guelph

At a news conference held at Guelph City Hall on Thursday, April 13, Conestoga President John Tibbits announced that the...


April 6, 2023
Language exchange program builds intercultural connections

A virtual Spanish language exchange program through Conestoga’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies is helping foster intercultural connections....


April 6, 2023
Local service club names Conestoga President Citizen of the Year

The Lions Club of Kitchener will recognize Dr. John Tibbits, President of Conestoga College, as its 63rd Kitchener-Waterloo Citizen of...


April 3, 2023
Awards celebration honours Aviation students

Several Conestoga Aviation students were recently honoured with awards at Great Lakes Helicopters and Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre’s annual Wings...


March 26, 2023
Employers and students honoured at awards ceremony

The Conestoga community honoured outstanding employer partners, mentors, clients, alumni and co-op students during the 2023 Employer Recognition Awards, held...


March 26, 2023
Living Lab research project featured at College Day

On Tuesday, March 21, a Conestoga team participated in College Day at Queens Park. The event was hosted by Colleges...


March 24, 2023
Conestoga named 2023 Business of the Year

The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce has named Conestoga as the 2023 Business of the Year (over 50 employees)...


March 17, 2023
Ontario colleges set standards to strengthen programs for international students

On March 16, Ontario’s colleges released a new set of common sector-wide standards to strengthen programs and supports for international...


March 15, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Ann Ashberry, who passed...


March 12, 2023
TradeUcation offers insight into skilled trades careers

On March 2, Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship welcomed 150 secondary school guidance counsellors, educators and administrators as well...


March 10, 2023
Conestoga community celebrates International Women's Day

The Conestoga community celebrated International Women's Day on March 8 with activities, including panel discussions, a contest and workshop....


March 9, 2023
Conestoga suspends use of TikTok on college-owned devices

The following statement was issued to the college community by President John Tibbits on Thursday, March 9....


March 6, 2023
Annual pow wow welcomes record number of guests

On February 25, Indigenous Services welcomed approximately 5,000 visitors to the thirteenth annual traditional pow wow at the Recreation Centre...


March 6, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Donald Douglas, who passed...


February 26, 2023
Conestoga celebrates class of 2022 at winter convocation

More than 4,000 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s winter convocation ceremonies, beginning February 27 to March 3. The...


February 24, 2023
Applied research project aims to reduce restaurant food waste and greenhouse gas

A team of Conestoga faculty, researchers and students have transformed the college’s student-run Bloom restaurant into a climate action Living...


February 21, 2023
Internal grant will support Conestoga researchers

Conestoga’s Office of Research Services has announced 13 successful applicants for the 2022 Conestoga New and Emerging Researcher Grant (CNER-G)....


February 21, 2023
Conestoga’s ECE program ranked among Canada’s best

According to findings released by CourseCompare on February 2, Conestoga’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program ranks among the best across...


February 17, 2023
Project-based learning connects graduates to alumni industry partner

Three 2022 Conestoga Computer Programming graduates have been hired by a local industry partner based on a capstone project they...


February 13, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Geoff Fellows, who...


February 10, 2023
Student welcome event celebrates Black history and heritage

Conestoga's African, Black and Caribbean (ABC) Student Committee hosted a welcome event on February 3 to celebrate Black history and...


February 9, 2023
Conestoga participates in Canada’s largest skilled trades scholarship program

Conestoga is among ten Ontario colleges chosen to participate in a new scholarship program that will support students pursuing careers...


February 5, 2023
Conestoga student honoured with public health research award

Ambika Pandey, a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (BEPH) program, was awarded the 2022 Len Hiebert...


February 5, 2023
Conestoga employees honoured with awards of excellence

Two Conestoga employees were recognized for their outstanding work at the OCASA Awards of Excellence Ceremony, held January 26. OCASA,...


February 3, 2023
New VP and CFO named for Conestoga

Conestoga has appointed Eric Johnstone, CPA, CA to the role of Vice President & Chief Financial Officer to provide strategic...


February 2, 2023
Conestoga welcomes Nigerian delegation

From January 23 to 25, a delegation from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the University of Lagos visited Conestoga to...


January 23, 2023
School of Business named a 2023 PRME champion

The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact, has selected Conestoga’s School of...


January 20, 2023
Design graduates acquired by international agency

A freelance design studio started by two Conestoga Bachelor of Design (BDes) graduates has been acquired by an international agency...


January 20, 2023
Orientation welcomes new students

From January 2 to 6, the Conestoga community welcomed thousands of new students across campuses and virtual platforms, participating in...


January 18, 2023
Conestoga launches carbon literacy micro-credential

Conestoga’s School of Business has launched a new carbon literacy micro-credential that will instruct learners about the impacts of climate...


January 17, 2023
CISWP research and development project leads to publication of new national standard

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College led a multi-year research and development project to...


January 16, 2023
IELTS Conestoga celebrates 25 years

IELTS Conestoga celebrated its 25th anniversary at an event held December 8 at the Kitchener - Doon campus....


January 12, 2023
Meccano installation encourages STEM learning

Conestoga’s Cambridge - Fountain Street campus has welcomed a travelling architectural engineering installation to help inspire learning in STEM (science,...


January 3, 2023
Campus cyber talk provides insight into modern security

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted a campus cyber talk series in collaboration with the (ISC)2...


December 20, 2022
Conestoga design student receives industry award

Conestoga Graphic Design student Alli Thompson was honoured with a 2022 student award from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers...


December 16, 2022
Graphic Design students create logo for Cambridge anniversary

Two Conestoga Graphic Design students are behind a new logo to celebrate the City of Cambridge’s 50th anniversary....


December 13, 2022
Early Childhood Professional Resource Centre hosts learning day

On November 28, Conestoga’s Early Childhood Professional Resource Centre (PRC) hosted Roots and Wings, a professional learning day for more...


December 7, 2022
Utility vehicle donation supports powerline technician training

GrandBridge Energy has donated three utility vehicles to Conestoga’s Powerline Technician program to enhance the college’s training fleet....


December 6, 2022
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 5, 2022
Long-standing Elders program connects Indigenous students to tradition and culture

An Elders-in-residence program delivered through Conestoga’s Indigenous Services office has been connecting students to Indigenous tradition and culture for more...


December 2, 2022
APFM alumni night celebrates graduate success

On November 17, graduates from Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project & Facility Management (APFM) program gathered...


December 1, 2022
Go ENG Girl fosters next generation of engineers

More than 30 girls and non-binary youth in Grades 7 to 10 and their caregivers attended Go ENG Girl at...


November 30, 2022
New peer support program builds connections through lived experience

Conestoga’s Student Health & Wellness has launched a pilot program connecting students with peer support to navigate mental health tools...


November 29, 2022
Conestoga graduate honoured with Premier’s Award

Conestoga graduate Jennifer Green was honoured with a Premier’s Award on Monday, November 28 during a gala event held as...


November 27, 2022
Aviation student represents central Canada at competition

Conestoga Aviation student Alivia Chanyi was one of six finalists selected across Canada to participate in the 2022 Webster Memorial...


November 23, 2022
Industry partnership offers experiential learning opportunity

Conestoga's Welding and Fabrication Technician program has partnered with steel construction company Walters Group to offer students a unique paid...


November 22, 2022
Eclipse Automation, part of Accenture, to provide personal mentorship, work experience to Conestoga’s engineering and skilled trades students

Conestoga College has received a gift of funding and mentorship from customized automation systems provider Eclipse Automation, part of Accenture,...


November 21, 2022
Packaging engineering professor receives international honour

Jean-François Guillerez, program coordinator and professor in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program, has been inducted into the Institute of Packaging...


November 18, 2022
Woodworking team capstone highlights legacy project

Students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology program recently revealed a group project crafted to showcase a model car built by retired...


November 17, 2022
Conestoga launches Canada’s first bachelor’s degree in Communications Management

Conestoga College has received approval from Ontario's Ministry of Colleges and Universities to offer a bachelor's degree in Communications Management...


November 17, 2022
Community Venture Awards presented to Conestoga entrepreneurs

Two companies in Conestoga’s Venture Lab have been named recipients of the Equitable Life of Canada Community Venture Award. The...


November 15, 2022
Conestoga entrepreneurs compete at annual pitch competition

On October 26, Conestoga Administrative Business Management graduate Polly Gomides, co-founder of Escala Solutions, finished first place with a $5,000...


November 15, 2022
Nursing professor awarded Conestoga’s top teaching honour

Dr. Lisa Anne Hagerman, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences, has been awarded the 2022 Aubrey...


November 14, 2022
School of Business celebrates Diwali with a focus on sustainability

Conestoga’s School of Business celebrated Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on October 21. The event was held at the Kitchener...


November 13, 2022
Conestoga celebrates opening of Milton IELTS Centre

Elected officials, partners and friends of Conestoga gathered with members of the college community on Friday, October 28 to celebrate...


November 12, 2022
Federal minister visits Conestoga to announce new measures to reduce costs for students

On Monday, November 7, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Canada’s Minister of Transport, visited Conestoga’s new Skilled Trades campus in Cambridge...


November 12, 2022
RBC Foundation invests in local PSEs to help prepare youth for the jobs of tomorrow

On November 9, the RBC Foundation announced an investment of $3.5 million over five years to support Conestoga College, the...


November 11, 2022
Jill of All Trades introduces young women to skilled trades careers

Close to 240 young women in Grades 9 through 12 participated in Conestoga's Jill of All TradesTM event on October...


November 11, 2022
Varsity men's soccer coach recognized with national award

The Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA) has named Conestoga Condors head coach Stuart Mackie the Men's Soccer 2022 Coach of...


November 8, 2022
Conestoga celebrates fall convocation 2022

More than 6,000 new graduates were recognized at Conestoga’s fall convocation ceremonies from October 30 to November 4. The event,...


November 7, 2022
New esports hub opens at Waterloo campus

Conestoga’s Athletics & Recreation department has opened a state-of-the-art esports facility at the college’s Waterloo campus....


November 4, 2022
Conestoga graduates nominated for 2022 Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga alumni are among the Ontario college graduates who have been nominated for Premier’s Awards this year....


November 4, 2022
Students support non-profits during creative blitz

More than 50 students from Conestoga's Graphic Design advanced diploma and Public Relations degree programs participated in a day-long virtual...


November 2, 2022
Canadian Arab Women’s Association honours Conestoga PR student

Fourth-year Public Relations student Amina Ismail has been honoured with the Future Leader Award from the Canadian Arab Women’s Association...


October 28, 2022
Conestoga researcher presents at international disability management conference

Dr. Amin Yazdani, executive director, Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), a research institute within Conestoga’s School of...


October 28, 2022
IELTS Conestoga presented with international awards

IELTS Conestoga was recognized at the International Test Centre Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand in September. During the event, Conestoga...


October 27, 2022
CISWP partnership will support women in occupational health and safety

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College’s School of Business has signed a Strategic Partnership...


October 26, 2022
Conestoga alumna among Canada’s most powerful women

Conestoga alumna of distinction Brandi Ferenc has been named among Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in 2022 by the...


October 21, 2022
Engineering faculty receive national research award

Two Conestoga faculty members from the college’s School of Engineering & Technology have been recognized with the H.A. Krentz Research...


October 18, 2022
College flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour and memory of Lisa Lewis, who passed away suddenly...


October 13, 2022
Leadership gift supports development of Skilled Trades campus

The Cowan Foundation will provide a leadership gift to support the development and expansion of Conestoga’s new Skilled Trades campus...


October 12, 2022
Conestoga opens new innovation lab at Communitech

Conestoga has opened a new innovation lab at the Communitech Hub in Kitchener. As part of the Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective,...


October 11, 2022
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of Danielle Rodrigues, a Conestoga instructor in the School...


October 10, 2022
Research symposium explores digital transformation

On September 20, Conestoga's Smart Manufacturing and Advanced Recycling Technologies (SMART) Centre hosted its 2022 Research Symposium at Tapestry Hall...


October 7, 2022
Expanded dementia care training now available through CRADLE+

The Canadian Remote Access for Dementia Learning Experiences (CRADLE) program — a free online dementia care training program spearheaded by...


October 7, 2022
Student developer club fosters peer-to-peer learning

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology are helping build a community focused on technology and...


October 7, 2022
Conestoga team contributes to international 3D metal printing project

Students and faculty from Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology recently contributed to an international effort to help prove the...


October 3, 2022
Conestoga hosts global leaders in culinary and hospitality education

Conestoga will serve as the host institution for the 2022 Bocuse Alliance seminar, welcoming partner institutions from the world’s top...


October 2, 2022
Conestoga community marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Conestoga community marked Canada's second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with events aimed at fostering conversations to increase...


September 30, 2022
Flags at half-mast for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast on Friday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day...


September 29, 2022
Research project addresses affordable housing

A project led by two Conestoga researchers is helping inform affordable housing solutions in the Region of Waterloo....


September 28, 2022
Awareness week supports consent culture

From September 19 to 23, Conestoga's Student Engagement team and Sexual & Gender-based Violence Prevention & Support Office engaged the...


September 27, 2022
Intergenerational learning program impacts seniors and students

The Canadian Institute for Seniors Care at Conestoga College has completed a two-year project that created intergenerational mentorship and learning...


September 25, 2022
Collective agreement finalized for Ontario public college academic employees

On September 23, the College Employer Council (CEC) announced that a new collective agreement is now in place for full-time...


September 23, 2022
Message to all students: What to do if you are feeling unwell, have tested positive or have been exposed to COVID-19

The following message was posted to the Student Portal on behalf of Barbara Kelly, Vice President, Student Affairs, on September...


September 23, 2022
New micro-credential focuses on employee mental health and well-being

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) and School of Business - Continuing Education have launched an exclusive...


September 18, 2022
Robotics and automation students recycle plastic into coasters

A team of final-year students in Conestoga’s Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation program designed and built an automated...


September 16, 2022
Conestoga to remain open on September 19 while observing Day of Mourning

Conestoga College will remain open on Monday, Sept. 19 while observing a Day of Mourning to mark the passing of...


September 15, 2022
Conestoga President's term renewed to 2024

Conestoga’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Dr. John Tibbits will continue to lead the college for another...


September 8, 2022
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II....


September 2, 2022
A message from Conestoga President John Tibbits

Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester and the beginning of a new academic year....


August 26, 2022
Woodworking students showcase capstone projects

On August 19, second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology program presented capstone projects at a showcase to award the Best...


August 25, 2022
Student skills highlighted at IT Demo Day

On August 17, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day at the Waterloo campus...


August 24, 2022
Student refugee program welcomes first students

Conestoga has partnered with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) to sponsor refugee youths pursuing post-secondary education in Canada....


August 24, 2022
Electronic Systems Engineering students place first at Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering students Sean Berkvens and Graeme Judge took top honour at the college’s Tech...


August 16, 2022
Condors esports joins national organization

The Conestoga Condors esports program has joined Esport Canada Post-Secondary (ECPS), an independent advisory board working to collectively advance esports...


August 13, 2022
Urban pocket parkette design project focuses on student life

On August 4, students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program presented...


July 26, 2022
Partnership will address safety and productivity in skilled trades

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College has partnered with Hilti Canada to support the...


July 25, 2022
Graduate receives grant from Canada Council for the Arts

A venture established by Angela Onuora, a 2018 graduate of Conestoga’s Broadcasting Performance and Digital Media graduate certificate program, has...


July 8, 2022
Conestoga hosts roundtable discussion on child care and early learning

Stakeholders from across Waterloo Region’s child care and early learning sector gathered at Conestoga’s Doon campus on July 5 to...


July 8, 2022
Conestoga's 2022-23 Business Plan now available online

According to Conestoga’s recently released Business Plan, the 2022-2023 fiscal year will be a period of substantial development and transition...


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 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...


May 13, 2022
Conestoga granted $1.6M to expand dementia care training program

The Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre (FSC) has announced an investment of $1.65M to expand the Canadian Remote Access...


May 9, 2022
Volunteers support Conestoga’s international student community

Through participation in the English Conversation Program (ECP) hosted by the Student Engagement team, college volunteers have donated more than...


May 5, 2022
Conestoga students receive 13 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students finished with 13 medals at the 2022 Skills Ontario Competition. Winners were announced during the virtual closing ceremony...


May 2, 2022
Conestoga entrepreneurs launch watch brand that supports mental health

Aundrea Johnson, a graduate of Conestoga’s BBA - Accounting, Audit, Information Technology program, and her business partner Sebastian Wasilik, recently...


April 29, 2022
Woodworking skills highlighted at year-end student event

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program presented capstone projects on April 21 at a year-end showcase to determine Best...


April 29, 2022
Students showcase capstone projects at IT Demo Day

On April 18, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science and Information Technology welcomed the college community to the Waterloo campus...


April 28, 2022
Flags at half-mast: National Day of Mourning

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Mourning for Persons...


April 27, 2022
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of faculty member Alicia McKenzie, who passed away on...


April 25, 2022
Biotechnology Technician program hosts tenth annual symposium

Conestoga’s tenth annual Biotechnology Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony was held April 8 and featured student presentations covering topics relevant...


April 20, 2022
Employees and students recognized as mental health ambassadors

Seven members of the Conestoga community have been recognized for their commitment to supporting mental health on campus....


April 19, 2022
Ontario colleges support Ukrainian crisis fund

Conestoga has partnered with a number of other colleges across Ontario to make a donation of $200,000 to UNICEF’s Ukraine...


April 17, 2022
Employee wellness programming supports the college community

A month-long series of virtual workshops and activities offered by Employee Experience & Development supports the health and well-being of...


April 14, 2022
Welding showcase highlights student success

On April 12, Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology welcomed the community, including industry partners and donors, to a virtual...


April 11, 2022
Ontario government approves new three-year degrees at colleges

The provincial government has announced Ontario’s public colleges will be able to develop new three-year degree programs as well as...


April 8, 2022
Event series focuses on women in skilled trades careers

Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship hosted a virtual Talk2WomenInTrades session on April 6 to provide an opportunity for individuals...


April 6, 2022
Vaccine and masking requirements update

A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits...


March 30, 2022
Be-Dah-Bin Gamik hosts twelfth annual pow wow

Conestoga’s Indigenous Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) welcomed viewers from around the world to the college’s Annual Traditional Pow Wow on March...


March 25, 2022
Engineering students highlight project-based learning

On March 15, students and faculty in Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology hosted an informative event highlighting project-based learning...


March 24, 2022
IT forum connects students to industry

Students and faculty in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science and Information Technology gathered virtually on March 3 for a...


March 18, 2022
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

The Conestoga community celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) on March 8 with virtual activities, including keynote speakers, panel discussions and...


March 14, 2022
Employer partners honoured at awards ceremony

On March 10, Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners, mentors, clients, alumni and co-op students were honoured during the 2022 Employer Recognition...


March 13, 2022
Funding will support intergenerational connections and learning

Conestoga is among three colleges that have been granted $611,720 from the Public Health Agency of Canada for the development...


March 8, 2022
Bursary will support women in the skilled trades

In celebration of International Women’s Day, digital home renovation platform bidmii has announced the launch of an annual bursary supporting...


March 4, 2022
Conestoga student-athlete receives national recognition

Charlotte Clifford, a member of Conestoga's women's basketball team, has been recognized as a top athlete by the Ontario Colleges...


March 3, 2022
Conestoga receives provincial funding to support infrastructure projects

The Ontario government is investing $13.8 million in funding to help Conestoga, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University...


February 20, 2022
Update on Conestoga Skilled Trades Campus opening

Conestoga’s commitment to excellence in skilled trades training will be highlighted with the opening of the new Conestoga Skilled Trades...


February 13, 2022
Conestoga engineering students place first at provincial competition

Four students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering program placed first at the Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC),...


February 11, 2022
Vehicle donation supports powerline technician training

Energy+ has donated a single-bucket truck to Conestoga’s Powerline Technician program to enhance the college’s fleet of training vehicles. Representatives...


February 8, 2022
Conestoga named among Canada's top 20 research colleges

Research Infosource Inc., a leading source of research and development intelligence in Canada, has named Conestoga among Canada’s top 20...


February 7, 2022
New standard focuses on work disability management for paramedics across Canada

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga, in collaboration with CSA Group, the Centre for Research...


January 31, 2022
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of faculty member Rob Sloan, who passed away on...


January 21, 2022
Province endorses Conestoga’s masking protocol

Conestoga’s practice of requiring all students, employees and visitors to wear college-issued, three-layer, disposable masks while on campus received the...


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...


December 27, 2021
Flags at half-mast

The college flag has been lowered to half-mast to honour the life of long-term Conestoga employee Helena Webb, who passed...


December 17, 2021
Changes for winter 2022: A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

The following message was distributed to all Conestoga employees on December 17 on behalf of President John Tibbits....


December 15, 2021
Statement regarding Omicron variant and impact on Conestoga operations for Winter 2022

The following message was distributed to all employees on December 15 on behalf of President John Tibbits....


December 9, 2021
Conestoga expands Jill of All Trades program with support from Owens Corning Foundation

The Owens Corning Foundation is investing $200,000 to support the national delivery and expansion of Conestoga College’s Jill of All...


December 6, 2021
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 6, 2021
Conestoga graduate recognized with Dream Builder award

The Universal Womens Network presented Conestoga alumna of distinction Jennifer Green with the 2021 Dream Builder Award during a virtual...


December 3, 2021
Architecture engineering student wins industry design competition

Conestoga Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology (ACET) student Tamara Bell placed first in an industry design competition in support of...


November 26, 2021
Graduate impact celebrated at APFM alumni night

More than 50 graduates from Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project & Facility Management (APFM) program gathered...


November 25, 2021
School of Business launches new degree program

Conestoga’s School of Business has launched a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Financial Services degree program that will welcome its first...


November 19, 2021
Conestoga grads honoured at 2021 Premier's Awards

Massi Basiri and Meti Basiri, Conestoga graduates and co-founders of Applyboard, joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished college graduates...


November 19, 2021
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of part-time faculty member Chris Stokes-Rees, who passed away...


November 16, 2021
New micro-credential connects learning to Indigenous values, identity and spirit

A new micro-credential at Conestoga invites learners to draw connections between teaching practices and Indigenous knowledge....


November 12, 2021
Community campaign supports consent culture

Conestoga's Student Engagement team and Sexual & Gender-based Violence Prevention & Response Office have collaborated with the community on a...


November 5, 2021
Research program targets the future of skilled trades

The Ontario government is investing close to $800,000 in a three-year research project at Conestoga College that will build capacity...


November 4, 2021
New award supports diversity in entrepreneurship

Two companies in Conestoga’s Venture Lab have been named recipients of the Equitable Life of Canada Community Venture Award. The...


November 1, 2021
Conestoga entrepreneurs compete at annual pitch competition

On October 28, Conestoga graduates Urim Aliu, Stephen McCabe and Patrick Wilken, the team behind the mobile app KWKLY, finished...


November 1, 2021
Conestoga graduates nominated for Premier's Awards

Eight Conestoga alumni are among the Ontario college graduates who have been nominated for Premier’s Awards this year....


October 28, 2021
Conestoga graduate among Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100

Conestoga alumna of distinction Clarice Ward has been named among Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in 2021 by the...


October 27, 2021
Graphic Design and PR students support non-profits at creative blitz

On October 21, more than 100 Conestoga students from the college's Graphic Design advanced diploma program and Public Relations degree...


October 22, 2021
Employee workshops foster equity, diversity and inclusion

Conestoga’s Student Engagement and Employee Experience & Development teams have collaborated to present a workshop series to employees which enables...


October 12, 2021
Free guideline now available to paramedic services across Canada

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga has launched Addressing Operational Stress Injuries during Infectious Public...


October 11, 2021
New website connects businesses to Conestoga entrepreneurs

Organizations interested in hiring freelance talent can now connect with Conestoga entrepreneurs through the Gig Marketplace. The new website profiles...


October 7, 2021
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Steven Shantz, a level 3 student...


October 4, 2021
Safety and Security director receives commendation award

Conestoga’s director of safety and security, Kirsty Bradley-McMurtrie, has been presented with the President’s Commendation Award from the Ontario Association...


October 1, 2021
Conestoga community marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Several virtual events and initiatives held across the Conestoga community marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation....


September 30, 2021
Ontarians support the creation of three-year degrees at colleges: poll

Ontarians overwhelmingly support proposals to expand the range of career-focused degree programs at colleges with nearly 70 per cent supporting...


September 26, 2021
Conestoga community mourns death of student

The following statement from President John Tibbits was released to the Conestoga community on Sunday, September 26, 2021....


September 24, 2021
Conestoga Online offers access and flexibility

Conestoga's School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning has launched Conestoga Online. This website brings together all of...


September 22, 2021
New IT programs support industry demand

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology has launched two new graduate certificate programs in response to industry...


September 13, 2021
Conestoga and Intact Public Entities launch new municipal risk micro-credential

Conestoga and Intact Public Entities have partnered to offer an exclusive new micro-credential to equip learners with essential knowledge and...


September 7, 2021
Message to employees: COVID-19 vaccination requirements update

The following message was sent on September 7 to all Conestoga employees on behalf of President John Tibbits....


September 7, 2021
Research report examines the impacts of working from home

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has released a report detailing results from its knowledge synthesis study...


September 3, 2021
Conestoga launches Technical Communication program

A new graduate certificate program at Conestoga will provide learners with the skills to communicate complex technical content to specialists...


August 30, 2021
Conestoga counsellor honoured with provincial award

Conestoga counsellor Keith Martin has been honoured with the 2021 Ontario College Counsellors (OCC) Excellence for Counselling Practice Award. The...


August 26, 2021
Applications open for competitive esports teams

Student applications are open for the 2021-22 Conestoga Condors competitive esports season in the Ontario Post-Secondary Esports (OPSE) league....


August 26, 2021
Robotics and automation students showcase capstone designs

Third-year students in Conestoga’s Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation program presented capstone projects on August 16 to the...


August 20, 2021
Facility management students present capstone projects

On August 16, fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program...


August 17, 2021
Message to the Conestoga community regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

In an email sent to all Conestoga employees on August 17, President John Tibbits announced plans regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations...


August 16, 2021
New credential wallet provides digital access to transcripts

Conestoga students and graduates now have convenient access to official transcripts with a digital credential wallet through the MyCreds™ platform....


August 13, 2021
Conestoga to support Black entrepreneurship programs

The Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR), in partnership with local organizations and post-secondary institutions including the Conestoga Entrepreneurship...


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...


August 11, 2021
Cambridge council approves partnership for new soccer complex

On August 10, Cambridge City Council approved plans for the new Fountain Street Soccer Complex as well as a partnership...


August 9, 2021
Flags lowered in memory of Hon. William G. Davis

Flags at all Conestoga campuses have been lowered to half-mast to honour the life of William Grenville (Bill) Davis, the...


August 7, 2021
Packaging engineering student receives industry award

Lea Belo, a final-year student in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program, has placed third in the 2021 Student AmeriStar Package...


August 6, 2021
New freelancing micro-credential begins this September

Inspired by the Conestoga Gig Lab, Canada's first and only business incubator for freelance entrepreneurs, a new micro-credential starting this...


August 5, 2021
Student developer club supports peer-to-peer learning

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology have established a developer club, supported by Google, to...


August 4, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines required for Conestoga varsity athletes

Conestoga student athletes participating in varsity sports in Fall 2021 will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new...


July 26, 2021
New program will address commercial trucking industry shortage

Conestoga’s School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning has received a donation of a truck from Wayfreight Services...


July 26, 2021
Student-produced series and trailer win national awards

A half-hour television series produced by students in Conestoga’s TV & Independent Production program has been awarded first place in...


July 23, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination appointments available on campus

Starting Monday, July 26, Conestoga’s Student Health & Wellness Services will have the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine available for students 18...


July 22, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations required for Conestoga students living in residence

Based on advice provided by the Medical Officer of Health for Waterloo Region, Conestoga will require students living in residence...


July 12, 2021
Funding will address health and performance challenges in the construction industry

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has received a $360,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering...


July 12, 2021
Grant will support Indigenous land-based practices and knowledge

Conestoga will receive $360,000 in federal funding over the next three years to support an applied research project focused on...


July 4, 2021
Supporting paramedics during public health crises

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) will launch a new complimentary webinar series on July 19 to...


June 30, 2021
Tentative agreement reached with part-time support staff

On June 28, the College Employer Council (CEC) representing Ontario's 24 colleges announced that it had reached a tentative agreement...


June 27, 2021
Conestoga instructor leaves legacy gift for students

The Conestoga community mourns the loss of long-time instructor Donna Squire. To honour her drive, determination and exceptional qualities as...


June 25, 2021
Flags at half-mast

On June 24, Cowessess First Nation announced the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval...


June 17, 2021
Conestoga students earn medals at national skills competition

Conestoga students earned three medals at the 2021 Skills Canada Virtual National Competition on June 15. The event is the...


June 16, 2021
CISWP launches new work-from-home webinar series

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), hosted at Conestoga College, has launched a work-from-home (WFH) webinar series...


June 16, 2021
Indigenous teaching garden takes root

Conestoga’s Indigenous Studies program and Aboriginal Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) have collaborated to develop the Indigenous Studies Teaching Garden at the...


June 14, 2021
Public health professor awarded top teaching honour

Cathy Egan, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences, has been awarded the 2021 Aubrey Hagar Distinguished...


June 12, 2021
Conestoga expert appointed to national standards committee for long-term care

Dr. Veronique Boscart, executive dean of Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences and executive director of the Canadian Institute...


June 12, 2021
Pride flag raised at Conestoga

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


June 9, 2021
Winter Weston Family Scholars announced

Fifteen additional trades and apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades for...


June 3, 2021
Trades & Apprenticeship Awards celebrate student success

On June 2, the Conestoga community gathered to celebrate the twelfth annual Trades & Apprenticeship Awards. The event recognized outstanding...


May 31, 2021
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses have been lowered to half-mast to honour the lives of the 215 children found at...


May 29, 2021
College receives top rankings for quality assurance

An independent panel of auditors has unanimously concluded that Conestoga meets or exceeds all provincial quality assurance standards required for...


May 29, 2021
Province invests in virtual learning at Conestoga

As part of Ontario’s Virtual Learning Strategy, the province is investing more than $700,000 to support nine Conestoga-led virtual learning...


May 28, 2021
Applications open for agricultural equipment training

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Equipment Operator program. Funded in part by the federal and provincial governments,...


May 26, 2021
Students create unboxing experience for industry design competition

First-year students in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program took part in the sixth annual design competition hosted by AICC Canada...


May 25, 2021
Police Foundations student presented with WRPS scholarship

Police Foundations student Savannah O'Donnell was presented with a Waterloo Regional Police Services scholarship on May 19 during a virtual...


May 24, 2021
PR student earns top marks in virtual sales competition

Third-year Bachelor of Public Relations student Brianna Gibson finished as the highest scoring international competitor in the RNMKRS Virtual Sales...


May 17, 2021
Respiratory Therapy students win national poster competition

Second-year Respiratory Therapy students Emily Dileonardo, Tom Gibson and Kristen Gulas finished in first place in the annual Canadian Society...


May 17, 2021
School of Health & Life Sciences achieves full BPSO designation

A virtual showcase held March 31 to celebrate the School of Health & Life Sciences’ three-year pre-designation journey to become...


May 16, 2021
Packaging engineering student receives international scholarship

Seohee Jang, a final-year student in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program, has been named a 2021 recipient of the Institute...


May 14, 2021
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students were among the competitors at the Virtual Skills Ontario Competition on May 12. The event is the largest...


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...


May 13, 2021
New Canadian paramedic standard open for review

Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), led a multi-year research and development...


May 10, 2021
Alumni honoured at awards ceremony

Five alumni were recognized for their outstanding contributions to their professions and their community at the college’s 2020 Alumni of...


May 7, 2021
Funding supports work-integrated learning opportunities

Conestoga has received nearly $550,000 in funding from Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada to provide financial support to...


May 6, 2021
Design Foundations students exhibit work through online showcase

Work from 36 students in Conestoga’s Design Foundations program is on display through the Skillz Manifesto 2021 online gallery. The...


May 6, 2021
Web Design and Development students showcase capstone projects

On April 30, final-year students in Conestoga’s Web Design and Development program demonstrated capstone projects to the college community and...


May 5, 2021
Province supports Conestoga training initiative for long-term care

The Ontario government is investing close to $5M in a Conestoga-led micro-credential program that will help 500 people across the...


May 5, 2021
Free dementia care training available in multiple languages

A dementia care training program developed and launched through the Canadian Institute for Seniors Care at Conestoga earlier this year...


May 2, 2021
Community & Criminal Justice program celebrates tenth anniversary

A virtual event held April 21 celebrated the tenth anniversary of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice (BCCJ) program....


May 2, 2021
Public Health & Informatics symposium showcases student work

Conestoga's Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (BEPH) and Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (BAHIS) programs hosted the virtual Public...


April 30, 2021
Conestoga celebrates first agricultural equipment training cohort

On April 30, the Conestoga community celebrated the first cohort of 16 students from the college’s Agricultural Equipment Operator pilot...


April 28, 2021
Flags at half-mast on April 28

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Mourning for Persons...


April 25, 2021
COVID-19: local experiences in healthcare and education

On March 24, Dr. Veronique Boscart, executive director of the Canadian Institute for Seniors Care at Conestoga and executive dean...


April 25, 2021
Circular economy event welcomes global audience

Conestoga College was the host institution for a PRME event held April 13 on the theme of Accelerating Progress Towards...


April 24, 2021
Condors coach highlights Indigenous athlete support at national conference

On April 23, Conestoga Condors women's basketball head coach Dee Channer co-facilitated a workshop focused on supporting Indigenous student-athletes at...


April 23, 2021
Stethoscope ceremony celebrates student and graduate achievement

Respiratory Therapy students and recent graduates were recognized during Conestoga’s thirteenth annual Stethoscope Ceremony, held virtually April 14. The event...


April 21, 2021
Student design project installed at TMMC

Two students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design advanced diploma program designed a new visual installation at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC)...


April 18, 2021
HR students finish first in case competition

A group of Conestoga Human Resources Management graduate certificate students finished first place in a case competition hosted by the...


April 15, 2021
Conestoga and eCampusOntario partner to support teacher training

Conestoga has partnered with eCampusOntario to develop a pathway for the advancement of digital teaching skills. The partnership will enable...


April 15, 2021
Students will support COVID-Safe Ambassador program

Students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Environmental Public Health program will support Waterloo Region’s new COVID-Safe Ambassador program - an initiative...


April 14, 2021
Event series focuses on women in skilled trades

On April 6, Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship hosted a virtual Talk2WomenInTrades session. The event was third in a...


April 12, 2021
Interior Design students awarded industry scholarships

Two fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) program have received scholarships from the Association of Registered Interior...


April 11, 2021
Conestoga students nominated for media awards

Three Conestoga students and graduates have been named finalists for the 2021 Emerge Media Awards (EMA). Sponsored by the University...


April 11, 2021
Be-Dah-Bin Gamik hosts inaugural Language Revitalization Conference

From March 29 to 31, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) welcomed the community to the virtual Language Revitalization Conference as...


April 9, 2021
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of His Royal Highness The Prince...


April 8, 2021
Go CODE Girl introduces technology opportunities

On March 20, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology welcomed girls in Grades 7 and 8 to...


April 4, 2021
Conestoga professor delivers keynote for International Mother Language Day at UICEH

Conestoga professor Dr. Rita Palacios delivered a virtual keynote presentation at a conference hosted by the Universidad Intercultural del Estado...


April 2, 2021
Message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

The following message was distributed to the Conestoga community on April 1 on behalf of President John Tibbits....


March 31, 2021
Retirees honoured at virtual celebration

On March 23, the Conestoga community recognized college employees who retired in 2019 and 2020 at a virtual celebration. Together,...


March 30, 2021
Researchers release preliminary findings of national work-from-home survey

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga College has released a brief report and set of...


March 29, 2021
Culinary student named Young Chef of the Year

Culinary Arts, Cook I apprenticeship student Ivan Milenovic has been named the Young Chef Member of the Year 2020 by...


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...


March 25, 2021
Employer partners honoured at awards ceremony

Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners, mentors, clients, alumni and co-op students were honoured during the 2021 Employer Recognition Awards held virtually...


March 24, 2021
Conestoga student recognized with WIL award

Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning Ontario (EWO) has named Recreation & Leisure Services student Rebekah Derle the recipient of its 2020...


March 23, 2021
Vehicle donation supports hands-on learning

Ford of Canada and Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln in Guelph have donated a 2020 Ford F-150 to Conestoga's School of...


March 19, 2021
Be-Dah-Bin Gamik offers free Indigenous language nights

Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) is providing free online language nights during March as part of an Indigenous language revitalization...


March 16, 2021
CSI distributes emergency food hampers

The social and economic disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to have profound global impacts. In Canada, the need for access...


March 12, 2021
Employee milestones celebrated

On March 10, the Conestoga community recognized employee milestone anniversaries reached in 2019 and 2020 at two virtual Guild Receptions....


March 12, 2021
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

The Conestoga community gathered virtually on March 5 to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) with a panel discussion focused on...


March 11, 2021
Flags at half-mast on March 11

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Observance to...


March 5, 2021
Be-Dah-Bin Gamik hosts virtual pow wow

On February 27, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) welcomed viewers from around the world to the college’s Annual Traditional Pow...


February 28, 2021
Students develop assistive devices for pitch competition

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA & PTA) program developed assistive devices as part of...


February 19, 2021
Keeping fit through virtual activities

With remote learning and work-at-home requirements making the relationship between physical and mental health and wellbeing more obvious, Conestoga’s students...


February 19, 2021
At-home dinner series launches this month

Conestoga’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts will launch its first virtual Continuing Education classes this month with an at-home...


February 12, 2021
Co-op student website design receives industry award

Conestoga IT Innovation and Design student Michael Pantaleon was part of an industry team recently recognized for its work on...


February 12, 2021
Provincial shut-down lifted for many Ontario regions

On February 12, the Ontario government announced that twenty-seven of the province’s public health regions would transition out of the...


February 9, 2021
Grant will expand research into effects of working from home

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research...


February 8, 2021
Free Supportive Care program expands to GTA

Conestoga’s Supportive Care program is now recruiting students throughout the Greater Toronto Area for free virtual classes that will begin...


February 4, 2021
Conestoga President discusses financial impact of COVID-19

Following news that Laurentian University has filed for creditor protection, Conestoga President John Tibbits joined The Morning Edition host Craig...


February 4, 2021
School of Business joins global sustainability initiative

Conestoga’s School of Business has joined the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). An initiative of the United Nations Global...


January 31, 2021
Ice sculptures by culinary professor featured at Winterloo

Sculptures by Conestoga culinary professor and award-winning ice carver Philippe Saraiva are featured in an installation at Waterloo Public Square...


January 31, 2021
Gig Lab freelancers present at showcase

Conestoga’s Gig Lab hosted a showcase in December to introduce and celebrate its fall 2020 cohort -- a group of...


January 27, 2021
Supporting student mental health

Conestoga will be one of more than 200 post-secondary institutions across Canada participating in the 2021 Bell Let’s Talk campus...


January 26, 2021
Conestoga launches national Institute for Seniors Care

Building on almost a decade of leadership in the delivery of education, workforce development and applied research focused on improving...


January 25, 2021
New IELTS location opens in Brantford

Conestoga has opened a new lELTS location at the college’s Brantford campus to serve the needs of a growing community....


January 21, 2021
New Weston Family Scholars named

Forty-five Conestoga skilled trades and apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the college’s Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled...


December 21, 2020
Impact of Ontario shutdown on Winter 2021 start-up

On December 21, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a province-wide shutdown to arrest the spread of COVID-19. The shutdown will...


December 20, 2020
APFM graduate named Top Forty Under 40 in facility management

Nick Heibein, a 2007 graduate of Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program,...


December 19, 2020
Web Design and Development students present capstone projects

On December 18, final-year students in Conestoga’s Web Design and Development program virtually demonstrated capstone projects to the college community...


December 18, 2020
Design student launches mental wellness kit

Taylor Jackson, a fourth-year Bachelor of Design student, has launched Press Pause - a start-up that focuses on youth mental...


December 18, 2020
Conestoga donors lend support through the holidays

Students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program received a holiday surprise on December 11 when Mandy Rennehan, CEO...


December 17, 2020
Facility management students present studio projects

Second-year students in Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program presented studio projects...


December 14, 2020
Interior design students win industry competition

Two teams of Conestoga students in the Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) program took top honours in the 2020 Construction...


December 14, 2020
Ontario increases facilities renewal funding for Conestoga and local universities

The Ontario government is investing $12,233,600 in capital funding to help Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of...


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduate named Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Conestoga alumna of distinction Jennifer Green has been named among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020 by the...


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduates help connect businesses with Canadian PPE

The demand for trusted, cost-effective personal protective equipment (PPE) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an obstacle for...


December 8, 2020
Applications open for pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the tuition-free Pre-Apprenticeship Truck and Coach/Heavy Duty Equipment Technician program....


December 6, 2020
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


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...


December 1, 2020
Partnership between Conestoga and ParaMed addresses health-care needs in eastern Ontario

Conestoga College and ParaMed are working in partnership to deliver training and help address the critical need for Personal Support...


November 30, 2020
Employers and students recognized at awards ceremony

Members of the Conestoga community gathered virtually on November 26 for the 2020 Employer Recognition Awards. Co-hosted by Corporate Training,...


November 25, 2020
Graduate success highlighted at alumni night

On November 19, more than 50 graduates from Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project & Facility Management...


November 23, 2020
New partnership addresses health-care needs in Algoma District

A new partnership between Conestoga and Algoma Manor, a long-term care home in Thessalon, Ontario, will help address the critical...


November 19, 2020
Supporting worker health and well-being during the global pandemic

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), an applied research centre hosted at Conestoga’s School of Business, has...


November 19, 2020
Student designs support local charity

Second-year students in Conestoga's Advertising and Marketing Communications program collaborated with local charity Crieff Hills Retreat Centre on a special...


November 17, 2020
Conestoga COVID-19 readiness plan approved

Conestoga has been added to the list of approved designated learning institutions (DLI) with an approved COVID-19 readiness plan....


November 15, 2020
Awards recognize student mental health supports

Conestoga peer support navigator Kayleigh Hilborn, along with The Breathing Space -- a mental wellness area located at the college’s...


November 15, 2020
Respiratory Therapy students recognized by CSRT

Three second-year Conestoga Respiratory Therapy students have been honoured with the Papadakos Student Poster Presentation Award from the Canadian Society...


November 15, 2020
Pre-Service Firefighter students support the community

With their community fundraising activities suspended due to COVID-19, Pre-Service Firefighter students are finding new ways to support charities and...


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...


November 13, 2020
National research survey addresses impairment in the workplace

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a survey to better understand how Canadian employers are...


November 11, 2020
Conestoga graduate wins pitch competition

Jolene MacDonald, a 1999 Graphic Design graduate and 2016 Conestoga Alumni of Distinction honouree, finished first place with a $5,000...


November 6, 2020
Student designs illuminate Cambridge’s Old Post Office

A special digital projection show featuring content developed by third-year students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design program is now showing at...


November 5, 2020
Conestoga joins international virtual exchange consortium

Conestoga has joined an international initiative supporting virtual collaboration to enrich learning and foster global diversity. The Consortium of Virtual...


November 1, 2020
Culinary students win at competition

Second-year culinary students Ivan Milenovic and Angela Mueller won silver at Taste Canada’s Cooks the Books student chef competition held...


November 1, 2020
New Conestoga website launches

A large-scale joint project led by Conestoga’s Solution Design & Delivery, Marketing, and Corporate Communications teams, has resulted in the...


October 31, 2020
National research study will examine impact of working from home

Conestoga's Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a nationwide research study to examine the work-from-home impacts...


October 28, 2020
Community partnership addresses shortage in skilled labour

A new program delivered in partnership through Conestoga, St. Leonard’s Community Services and Brant Skills Centre is helping address a...


October 16, 2020
Design graduate receives national award

Recent Conestoga Graphic Design graduate Myah Stover has been honoured with a student award of specialty from the Association of...


October 15, 2020
Winter varsity season suspended

On October 15, the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) announced that sanctioned varsity sports competitions planned for the 2021 winter...


October 14, 2020
Applications open for agricultural equipment training

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the new Agricultural Equipment Operation program. Funded in part by the federal and provincial...


October 8, 2020
Conestoga launches Student Experiential Record

Conestoga has launched the Student Experiential Record (SER), a tool that incorporates and tracks all curricular work-integrated and experiential learning...


October 7, 2020
Truth and Reconciliation event highlights legacy of residential schools

On September 30, the Conestoga community gathered for the college’s fourth annual Truth and Reconciliation event. The session welcomed participants...


October 2, 2020
Funding announced to support agricultural equipment training

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced a commitment of more than $180,000 for the development of a new...


October 2, 2020
Conestoga President discusses future of international education

President John Tibbits was featured among the panelists at a high-profile discussion on the future of international education in Canada...


September 30, 2020
Conestoga names new Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Darin Lee, a seasoned post-secondary administrator with an established history of leading teams and institutions through transformative technology and change...


September 29, 2020
New bursary to support young women in trades

Industry partner ATS Automation has extended support at Conestoga with a $10,000 donation to encourage more women to enter the...


September 25, 2020
Conestoga students supported by national welding award

Five Conestoga students and recent graduates were among the eight recipients of awards announced by the CWB Welding Foundation. The...


September 25, 2020
Student Engagement panel focuses on inclusivity

The Conestoga community virtually gathered on September 17 for a panel discussion on inclusivity that focused on building bridges of...


September 23, 2020
New partnership agreement offers dual degree opportunity

A new partnership agreement between Conestoga College and Y SCHOOLS in France provides International Business Management students at both institutions...


September 23, 2020
Message to the Conestoga community

The following message from President John Tibbits was distributed to Conestoga students and employees on Wednesday, September 23. It is...


September 20, 2020
Grant will support research on representative governance

Conestoga professor Dr. Anthony Piscitelli has received an Insight Development Grant of over $47,000 from the Social Science and Humanities...


September 18, 2020
Funding for regional training programs announced

During a visit to Conestoga’s Doon campus on September 18, Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, and Mike Harris, MPP...


September 11, 2020
Gig Lab celebrates first cohort

Freelance entrepreneurs showcased their new ventures through an online event hosted by Conestoga’s Gig Lab on August 18. The cohort...


September 4, 2020
A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

The following message was distributed to all Conestoga employees, Board of Governors members, and the broader college community on behalf...


September 3, 2020
Message to students from Dr. Wang, Region of Waterloo Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, Commissioner and acting Medical Officer of Health, Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services, has issued...


August 31, 2020
New students welcomed through online orientation program sessions and events

The Conestoga community will welcome new students through online orientation program sessions scheduled August 31 to September 4. To help...


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...


August 17, 2020
Applied research centre launches webinar series

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a webinar series to provide an opportunity for stakeholders...


August 12, 2020
Conestoga appoints new vice-president of applied research

Conestoga has appointed Gary Hallam to the role of vice-president, research. The announcement was made following Dr. Barbara Fennessy’s retirement...


August 7, 2020
Ambulance ergonomics addressed through development of new national standard

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) has published a new Canadian Standard on Ergonomic Design for Ambulances and related Equipment...


July 26, 2020
Conestoga students win COVID-19 hackathon

Three Conestoga students won first place in a virtual hackathon hosted by Seneca College June 29 to July 3. The...


July 26, 2020
Athletics to launch esports team

The Conestoga Condors will play in the new Ontario Post-Secondary Esports (OPSE) league. Open to students at colleges and universities...


July 20, 2020
Ontario invests in new program to support LTC workforce needs

The Ontario government is investing almost $340,000 for a new Conestoga program that will help unemployed workers in Kitchener-Waterloo transition...


July 20, 2020
Conestoga awarded active learning education grant

Conestoga has been awarded an Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education. Open to schools, colleges and universities in Canada,...


July 17, 2020
Student Engagement programmer nominated for spirit award

Conestoga Student Engagement programmer Sydney Atwood has been nominated for the 2020 Spirit of Community Award from the United Way...


July 15, 2020
Flags at half-mast in honour of Professor Monzur Kabir

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Dr. Monzur Kabir, a faculty member in...


July 9, 2020
Conestoga graduate appointed to Skills Ontario board

Conestoga alumna of distinction Clarice Ward has been appointed to the Skills Ontario board of directors, a province-wide organization helping...


July 7, 2020
Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges

Ontario’s colleges are calling for a new provincial strategy for post-secondary education that will expand the range of degree programs...


July 6, 2020
Conestoga President named as new chair of Colleges Ontario

Colleges Ontario announced today that John Tibbits, President and CEO of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, has...


July 6, 2020
Supporting paramedics during COVID-19

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has been awarded $75,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research...


July 6, 2020
Conestoga counsellor honoured with provincial award

Shawna Bernard, a counsellor with Conestoga’s Counselling Services team, has been honoured with the 2020 Ontario College Counsellors (OCC) Leadership...


June 26, 2020
School of Interdisciplinary Studies welcomes new dean

Conestoga appointed Shawn Brake to the role of dean to the School of Interdisciplinary Studies in early February. The announcement...


June 25, 2020
Funding will help curb the spread of COVID-19 in long-term care homes

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Conestoga $75,000 in funding as part of the...


June 25, 2020
Grant will support program aimed at intergenerational learning

The Government of Canada has awarded Conestoga’s Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care $25,000 through its New Horizons for Seniors...


June 16, 2020
Infrastructure funding will expand transit service at Doon campus

During an announcement on June 16, members of the federal, provincial and municipal governments announced funding for 10 public transit...


June 16, 2020
Cowan Foundation invests $5 million to support PSW training

The Cowan Foundation is today announcing a $5M major investment in Conestoga College and its partnership in a broader $10M...


June 12, 2020
Faculty member awarded leadership fellowship

School of Health & Life Sciences faculty member Lisa-Anne Hagerman has been awarded a leadership fellowship from the Registered Nurses’...


June 10, 2020
Message to the college community - June 10, 2020

The following reflection from President John Tibbits was shared with the Conestoga community on June 10, 2020....


June 10, 2020
Varsity sports and recreation activities suspended for Fall 2020

On June 8, the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) announced that varsity sports and recreation activities at the association’s 27...


June 9, 2020
Researcher leads development of first standard for work disability management systems

Conestoga researcher Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute of Safety, Wellness & Performance, led the research behind a...


June 8, 2020
Conestoga granted $1.2M to support workforce innovation

The Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre, a research and collaboration hub dedicated to preparing Canadians for employment success and...


June 5, 2020
Conestoga students help tackle food insecurities in the community

Conestoga students have partnered with a local organization to deliver hot meals and food hampers in the community. Members of...


June 4, 2020
Industry partnership to prepare community leaders for non-profit boards

Conestoga has partnered with Capacity Canada to deliver a Modern Board Program to help train current and potential non-profit board...


June 4, 2020
Addressing the impacts of global pandemic: a message to the Conestoga community

The following commentary from President John Tibbits was distributed to all Conestoga employees and members of Board of Governors on...


May 28, 2020
Conestoga granted almost $4.5M for applied research projects

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will receive close to $4.5M in federal research funding over the next...


May 22, 2020
Supporting a new virtual student experience

The start of a new semester at Conestoga usually sees a bevy of activity on campus welcoming new and returning...


May 19, 2020
Nursing students and faculty profiled in local media

Under normal circumstances, practical nursing student Christine LoStracco would be halfway through her studies, but she and other students were...


May 18, 2020
Supply chain team helps with distribution of PPE

Throughout the last month, Conestoga’s Magna Centre for Supply Chain Excellence has been working to support distribution of personal protective...


May 14, 2020
In this together: Celebrating Conestoga's front-line workers

Conestoga has launched an awareness campaign in recognition of college community members who have stepped forward to join in the...


May 12, 2020
Answering the call: PSW students step up during pandemic

Personal support workers serve on the front lines of health care. They support clients, residents and patients in a variety...


May 11, 2020
Supporting the long-term care sector

To support those living and working in long-term care homes, Conestoga’s Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care has launched a...


April 30, 2020
Protecting essential workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers at Conestoga have received new funding for their work on a mobile software application that will help critical supply...


April 30, 2020
3D printers support community PPE program

Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology has been working to help support health-care providers across the community as they continue...


April 23, 2020
Canada announces support for students affected by COVID-19

On April 22, the Government of Canada announced comprehensive support of nearly $9 billion for post-secondary students and recent graduates...


April 20, 2020
International student challenges during pandemic profiled in local media

The April 17 edition of the Waterloo Region Record featured a front-page story focused on international students at Conestoga and...


April 20, 2020
Conestoga announces layoffs in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Temporary layoff notices have been issued to 119 part-time employees at Conestoga as the college makes workforce adjustments in response...


April 16, 2020
Conestoga grad company to help with respirator mask production

Eclipse Automation has announced an exclusive agreement that will see equipment from Harmontronics Automation in China needed to produce N95...


April 13, 2020
Emergency relief for students in need

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, Conestoga students have expressed additional financial need. Many have lost employment income as local...


March 30, 2020
Answering the call: Conestoga contributes life-saving ventilators to Ontario's fight against COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its devastating global advance, with almost 640,000 confirmed cases and more than 30,000 deaths...


March 30, 2020
Virtual fitness classes engage college community in health and wellness

As the Conestoga community continues to learn and work from home in adherence with Public Health guidelines, the college’s Athletics...


March 28, 2020
Supporting local hospitals in the fight against COVID-19

Conestoga's campuses have been uncharacteristically quiet for the last two weeks as members of the college community teach, learn and...


March 23, 2020
A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits - March 23, 2020

Good morning, everyone. Today marks the official relaunch of Conestoga’s Winter 2020 semester in alternative delivery format....


March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Update: March 18 - Student access to campus

Conestoga is committed to the safety of our staff and students. National, provincial and local public health agencies are asking...


March 17, 2020
COVID-19 Update: March 17, 2020

This morning, Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency for the province in an effort to fight the spread...


March 15, 2020
COVID-19 Update - All on-campus classes suspended effective March 16, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves around the world and in our local community, Conestoga continues to adjust plans based on...


March 13, 2020
Update on COVID-19: Message from the President

Many of you are seriously concerned about the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation here in Canada and around the world, and...


March 12, 2020
Update on COVID-19: March 12

Conestoga continues to monitor information related to the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19). The increase in the number of cases around the...


March 10, 2020
Conestoga research symposium explores Industry 4.0 solutions

Conestoga’s SMART (Smart Manufacturing and Advanced Recycling Technologies) Centre hosted its inaugural Smart Manufacturing Symposium at Tapestry Hall in Cambridge...


March 10, 2020
Additional Weston Family Scholars announced

Nine additional Conestoga trades and apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades...


March 7, 2020
Students develop sustainable solutions at annual hackathon

Students pitched innovative solutions to the college community on March 6 at the 4X4 Challenge Showcase. Hosted at Grand Innovations...


March 7, 2020
Engineering students tackle global societal challenges

Conestoga students and faculty were part of teams honoured with awards at the inaugural Canada 2020 How to Change the...


March 2, 2020
Career fair highlights value of PSWs

Conestoga's Career Centre and School of Health & Life Sciences hosted the PSW Career and Information Fair on February 13...


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...


February 26, 2020
Conestoga researcher presents on international stage

Conestoga researcher Dr. Hamid Karbasi was among a select group of experts invited to Yale University to share details of...


February 24, 2020
VARLab supports student learning and applied research

A cross-departmental collaboration recently provided marketing students with an opportunity to explore virtual and augmented reality trends and technologies through...


February 21, 2020
Conestoga prof honoured with national teaching award

Conestoga Professor Nancy Nelson has been awarded a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellowship, placing her among the ranks of Canada’s...


February 19, 2020
Conestoga growth highlighted in local media

The February 10 edition of the Waterloo Region Record features a front-page story focused on what is described as “an...


February 19, 2020
Provincial investment supports trades and apprenticeship training

Monte McNaughton, Ontario's Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, visited Conestoga's Woodworking Centre on Friday, January 31 to announce...


February 12, 2020
Conestoga student, faculty share traditional knowledge with Mexico's Indigenous communities

Three members of the Conestoga community travelled to Mexico in December to participate in a short study tour. The visit...


February 9, 2020
Conestoga's Annual Traditional Pow Wow celebrates milestone

Conestoga's Aboriginal Services (Be-Dah-Bin Gamik) welcomed more than 2,000 guests to the college's Annual Traditional Pow Wow on February 8....


February 3, 2020
Applications now open for GRT Strike Relief Fund

Eligible Conestoga students can now apply for financial assistance to cover incremental travel costs resulting from the Grand River Transit...


January 31, 2020
Campus events promote student health and wellness

From January 20-24, student services across the college hosted Health & Wellness Week at Conestoga campuses to provide students with...


January 31, 2020
PR networking event will support student awards

Students in Conestoga’s Public Relations - Integrated Communications graduate certificate program will host a networking event on February 11 at...


January 27, 2020
Conestoga workshop shares best practices for implementation of Living Classrooms

College administrators and faculty from across the province recently attended a full-day best practices workshop delivered by Conestoga’s Schlegel Centre...


January 23, 2020
IT Pitch Night connects students to industry projects

On January 16, close to 30 businesses pitched technology needs to students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science &...


January 27, 2020
Basketball team builds cultural connections

During a home game against Humber College on January 18, the Conestoga Condors women’s basketball team experienced what head coach...


January 27, 2020
eText program delivers benefits and savings

Since it was first piloted in 2016, Conestoga’s eText program has grown to involve more than 13,700 students spanning nearly...


January 24, 2020
Message to Conestoga students regarding GRT transit strike

The strike by Grand River Transit workers that began on January 21 has created significant challenges across our college community....


January 20, 2020
Notice regarding disruption to GRT services

The Region of Waterloo is encouraging all public transit users to prepare for a disruption in services as the result...


January 17, 2020
Student services to shine light on mental health

Conestoga will join the more than 220 colleges and universities across Canada taking action to create positive change in mental...


January 16, 2020
New partnership connects students to professional community

A new partnership with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) will provide students in several Conestoga programs with access...


January 11, 2020
Orientation welcomes new students across campuses

From January 7-10, the Conestoga community welcomed more than 3,200 new students across campuses participating in orientation activities ahead of...


January 10, 2020
Conestoga students build robot in three days

More than 40 Conestoga students from skilled trades and engineering programs joined forces from January 6 to 9 at the...


January 6, 2020
Marketing student earns first place win at case competition

First-year Business Administration - Marketing (co-op) student Kara Fleiszig placed first in the fashion and retail management stream at a...


December 16, 2019
Health Care Administration students present capstone projects

Between December 11 and 13, the first cohort to graduate from the Health Care Administration and Service Management two-year graduate...


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...


December 13, 2019
Skilled trades students receive holiday surprise

Students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program were left speechless on December 12 when they received an unexpected...


December 13, 2019
Marketing students raise nearly $20,000 for charity

Fundraising activities completed by students in Conestoga’s Business Administration - Marketing advanced diploma program have raised nearly $20,000 for local...


December 13, 2019
Engineering students race final projects

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics & Automation program raced final projects around a track on December...


December 12, 2019
Free pre-apprenticeship programs accepting applications

Conestoga is now accepting applications for tuition-free pre-apprenticeship programs beginning April 2020. Funded by the the Government of Ontario, the...


December 11, 2019
Hands-on workshop highlights user experience

A hands-on workshop hosted by Conestoga’s IT Innovation and Design (ITID) program focused on finding novel approaches to presenting user...


December 9, 2019
Conestoga graduates named to Forbes Top 30 Under 30

Forbes has named Conestoga graduates Meti and Massi Basiri, co-founders of local startup ApplyBoard, to three Top 30 Under 30...


December 6, 2019
Applied research project looks to improve welder safety

An applied research project through Conestoga’s Centre for Smart Manufacturing and Digital Innovation is working to prevent electrocution and serious...


December 6, 2019
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 5, 2019
New Weston Family Scholars named

Twenty-five Conestoga skilled trades and apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades...


December 5, 2019
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the tuition-free Pre-Apprenticeship Welder/Metal Fabricator program. Funded by the Government of Canada, the program...


December 5, 2019
Student project takes gold at national design awards

Two 2019 Conestoga Graphic Design graduates were honoured with awards at the Advertising & Design Club of Canada’s (ADCC) annual...


December 3, 2019
Conestoga grads honoured at 2019 Premier's Awards

Three Conestoga alumni joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished college graduates on Monday, December 2, when they were named...


December 2, 2019
Funding renewal supports delivery of training in long-term care

Conestoga College, in partnership with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation,...


November 27, 2019
Engineering students to test skills at national toboggan race

Students in Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology will compete in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) as the...


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...


November 21, 2019
Conestoga entrepreneur uses co-op to launch startup

A co-op work term helped Christina Vanderkooy embrace her entrepreneurial spirit. The 2019 IT Innovation and Design graduate launched a...


November 20, 2019
Conestoga to develop showcase facility for trades education

Local politicians, industry partners and friends of Conestoga joined college employees at a special event on Tuesday, November 19 where...


November 19, 2019
Conestoga welcomes CNC educator network

The Conestoga community welcomed the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Network on October 25 for the Ontario Canada HTEC CNC...


November 18, 2019
Supply chain research centre celebrates second anniversary

A celebration held at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo on November 7 recognized the second anniversary of Conestoga’s...


November 17, 2019
Conestoga graduates nominated for Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga alumni are among the nearly 120 Ontario college graduates who have been nominated for Premier’s Awards this year....


November 15, 2019
Conestoga ranked among Canada's top research colleges

The growing scope and impact of Conestoga’s applied research activity have placed the college in the top tier of Canada’s...


November 14, 2019
Dragons' Den star shares insights with student entrepreneurs

Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) welcomed business mogul Bruce Croxon to the college’s Doon campus on November 6 for an evening...


November 11, 2019
Alumni of Distinction honoured at awards ceremony

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


November 11, 2019
Workshop highlights best practice guidelines

Conestoga's School of Health & Life Sciences hosted the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)'s Best Practice Champions Workshop on...


November 11, 2019
TradeUcation welcomes school board representatives

Conestoga hosted its first TradeUcation event at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo on October 23 where teachers, guidance...


November 11, 2019
Language classes connect newcomers to government services

As part of their government services learning module, students in Conestoga’s Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes recently...


November 8, 2019
CSI creative team receives national design award

Two Conestoga graduates are behind a design project that earned Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) an In-House Design Award from the...


November 8, 2019
Ontario invests in pre-apprenticeship training

Cambridge MPP Belinda Karahalios visited Conestoga’s Fountain Street campus in Cambridge on Friday, November 8 to announce an investment of...


November 7, 2019
Conestoga celebrates 2019 United Way Campaign launch

The Conestoga community celebrated the launch of the college’s 2019 United Way Campaign on November 4 with a travelling awareness...


November 5, 2019
Conestoga researcher to present at international e-waste conference

Dr. Hamid Karbasi has been invited to participate in an international discussion in Frankfurt, Germany, around advanced technologies, recycling systems,...


November 1, 2019
President's committee to establish mental health strategy

Conestoga’s Student Mental Health Strategy team has completed initial stages in developing actionable priorities to help optimize student learning and...


October 30, 2019
Conestoga research centres showcase impact

On October 23, an information session was held at the Doon campus to help faculty members learn more about the...


October 25, 2019
Conestoga celebrates Fall Convocation 2019

More than 3,000 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s Fall 2019 convocation ceremonies to be held October 27 -...


October 25, 2019
Emergency management training held at Cambridge campus

On October 24, Conestoga’s Cambridge campus was the site of a full-scale joint emergency management exercise organized by the City...


October 25, 2019
Tourism students explore local destinations

First-year students in Conestoga’s Tourism - Destinations & Travel Management program visited The Old Post Office in Cambridge on October...


October 23, 2019
New bursaries will support PSW students

In response to a shortage of personal support workers (PSW) in Ontario, the Southwest Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has...


October 21, 2019
Culinary students volunteer at annual Oktoberfest breakfast

On October 12, approximately 25 Conestoga culinary and hospitality students volunteered their time and skills to prepare pancakes for visitors...


October 21, 2019
Graphic Design and PR students support non-profits during creative blitz

During a 24-hour creative blitz, students and faculty from Conestoga’s Graphic Design advanced diploma program and Public Relations degree program...


October 19, 2019
Campus events put focus on health and wellness

From October 7-11, student services across the college hosted Health & Wellness Week at Conestoga campuses to provide students with...


October 18, 2019
First Canadian standard for work disability prevention open for review

A proposed new national standard from the Canadian Standard Association (CSA) Group on work disability prevention management systems is now...


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....


October 12, 2019
Conestoga names 2019 distinguished teacher

Conestoga has recognized Carlo Sgro from the college’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology for his leadership and...


October 9, 2019
Student Engagement to host inclusion conference

Conestoga will welcome the community to the Cambridge campus on October 22 for the Equal Are We conference in an...


October 7, 2019
Conestoga researcher presents guideline for prevention of workplace injuries

On October 1, Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of the Canadian Institute of Safety, Wellness & Performance at Conestoga, announced the...


October 7, 2019
Library display showcases college expansion projects

From now until October 31, the Conestoga community is invited to view displays at the Doon Library and the Cambridge...


October 5, 2019
Go ENG Girl encourages next generation of engineers

On October 5, more than 30 girls in Grades 7 to 10 and their caregivers attended Go ENG Girl at...


September 29, 2019
Insurance program celebrates milestone

With two Conestoga graduates successfully finishing their final Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC) exams, Glenn Planert, coordinator of Conestoga’s Business...


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...


September 25, 2019
Conestoga welcomes returning Board of Governors Chair

Frank Boutzis, Canada’s Chief Financial Officer at KPMG, returns to Conestoga’s Board of Governors this fall and will assume the...


September 19, 2019
EV charging stations now available on campus

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been installed and are now available for use at Conestoga’s Doon, Guelph and Waterloo...


September 18, 2019
Engineering, technology and trades welcome new executive dean

Conestoga recently appointed Tony Thoma to the role of executive dean to the Schools of Engineering & Technology, Trades &...


September 13, 2019
New development and leadership program fosters teaching excellence

Conestoga’s newest full-time faculty members gathered at the college’s Doon campus for a three-day development and leadership program in preparation...


September 16, 2019
Conestoga survivor shares her story ahead of Run for the Cure

Karen Towler, academic manager for the School of Business at the Brantford campus, will welcome participants to the 2019 Kitchener-Waterloo...


September 7, 2019
Conestoga graduates compete in annual bricklaying competition

Three Conestoga graduates were among the province’s top stone masons and tenders competing for the title of Ontario’s best bricklayer...


September 4, 2019
Conestoga design graduates receive national awards

Two recent Conestoga graduates have been honoured with Awards of Specialty from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD). Jonathan...


August 30, 2019
New students welcomed to Conestoga community

The Conestoga community welcomed a record number of students participating in Orientation ahead of the start of the 2019-20 academic...


August 30, 2019
New magazine highlights Conestoga achievements and plans

A new magazine that highlights Conestoga’s growth and achievements in 2018 - 2019, as well as the college’s plans for...


September 3, 2019
Shuttle service to launch at Brantford and Waterloo campuses

New shuttle services for student and employee use will soon launch at Conestoga’s Brantford and Waterloo campuses....


September 3, 2019
Coffee cup recycling program launches on campus

Conestoga’s Facilities Management team has launched a new pilot program to support efficient recycling of coffee cups to help the...


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 28, 2019
New program helps students navigate success

A new program through Student Success Services at Conestoga will help provide early intervention and support to students before challenges...


August 27, 2019
Program delivers airport welcome for new international students

New international students attending Conestoga this fall will be greeted upon arrival at Toronto Pearson International Airport thanks to the...


August 22, 2019
Condors welcome new head coaches

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation department has named Scott Hunt and Jim Flynn new head coaches ahead of the start of...


August 21, 2019
Partnership provides students with on-campus banking services

A new partnership between Conestoga and RBC has led to an expansion of the student services offered at the college....


August 19, 2019
Students present capstone projects at woodworking showcase

Students in their second-year of Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Summer Showcase on...


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...


August 12, 2019
New employees welcomed to Conestoga community

Conestoga’s newest full-time employees were welcomed to the college community ahead of the 2019-20 academic term at an event held...


August 2, 2019
Annual Report highlights achievements for 2018-2019

Conestoga’s 2018-19 Annual Report is now available online and demonstrates the substantial progress made over the last fiscal year towards...


August 2, 2019
New award recognizes excellence in student leadership

Members of the Conestoga community are invited to submit nominations for a new student award that will recognize a graduating...


July 9, 2019
Be-Dah-Bin Gamik set for growth with new space

Conestoga’s Be-Dah-Bin Gamik has moved to a new space at the Doon campus to enhance services offered to the college...


July 8, 2019
IT Business Analysis graduates share tips for success

Students in Conestoga’s Information Technology Business Analysis (ITBA) graduate certificate program participated in Career Connections at the Doon campus on...


July 5, 2019
College radio show will celebrate second anniversary

The Brazilian Show, a weekly program on CJIQ, Conestoga’s living lab for radio and broadcast students, will celebrate its second...


July 2, 2019
Community Action Day supports local initiatives

Conestoga’s Student Engagement and Security Services teams hosted Community Action Day on June 26, which provided an opportunity for students...


June 17, 2019
Student Engagement event fosters dialogue

On June 11, Conestoga’s Student Engagement team hosted an Enlightenment Dinner which brought students and faculty together for a facilitated...


June 14, 2019
Research infrastructure investment for Conestoga announced

On June 13, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced investments of more than $12 million in...


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...


June 7, 2019
Conestoga celebrates Convocation 2019

Almost 7,200 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga's Spring Convocation ceremonies to be held beginning June 10. In addition...


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...


May 31, 2019
New Conestoga campus to open in Downtown Kitchener

Today, Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic and Conestoga President John Tibbits announced that the college will soon open a new 82,000...


May 31, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Conestoga instructor Jonathan Doll of Cambridge,...


May 30, 2019
Students win at Skills Canada competition

Conestoga students have earned five medals at the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition, held May 28 to 30 in Halifax....


May 29, 2019
CICE event fosters community connections

On May 22, Conestoga’s Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program hosted an information event at the Doon campus to...


May 28, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Conestoga student Nathan Soetemans of Kitchener,...


May 27, 2019
Media & Design student recognized with national award

The Canadian Media Educators (CME) National Student Awards program has honoured Conestoga Broadcasting - Television and Independent Production student Gerard...


May 27, 2019
Conestoga welcomes SWAAC attendees

Conestoga, in partnership with the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, hosted the 2019 annual conference of the Senior...


May 24, 2019
Conestoga to lead national pre-apprenticeship initiative

The Government of Canada will invest $6.9 million over the next three years to support a new Conestoga project that...


May 23, 2019
Student success celebrated at Trades & Apprenticeship Awards

More than 220 awards valued at over $343,000 were presented to students at Conestoga’s tenth annual Trades & Apprenticeship Awards...


May 21, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Conestoga student Nicolle Donnelly of Orangeville,...


May 14, 2019
Conestoga recognized with community award

United Way Waterloo Region Communities named Conestoga a recipient of the Rising Star award at the organization’s Spirit Awards, held...


May 10, 2019
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at skills competition

Thirty-three Conestoga students competed in the annual Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre from May 6-8. The event...


May 10, 2019
Orientation activities welcome new students

The Conestoga community welcomed more than 1,500 new students across campuses participating in orientation activities ahead of the spring term....


April 30, 2019
Students honoured at Emerge Media Awards

Bachelor of Public Relations graduate Annette Hynes was named top winner in the public relations category at the Emerge Media...


April 30, 2019
Students raise $20,000 for children's backpack program

Students in Conestoga’s Advertising and Marketing Communications program have raised more than $20,000 for Send ‘Em Off Smiling (SEOS) -...


April 26, 2019
Tech@Work highlights student projects

Student capstone projects from various technical diploma programs were on display at Conestoga’s annual Tech@Work exhibition, held April 23....


April 26, 2019
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast on Sunday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of...


April 24, 2019
Woodworking skills showcased at annual student event

On April 18, graduating students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program presented final-year projects at an annual student showcase and awards...


April 22, 2019
New project supports reduced GHG emissions

A recently completed project at Conestoga’s Fountain Street campus in Cambridge is another major step forward in the college’s efforts...


April 18, 2019
Graphic Design students showcase portfolios

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design advanced diploma program welcomed the college community, friends and industry partners to the 8th...


April 18, 2019
Student video project achieves major impact

On April 10, an international team of scientists unveiled the first captured image of a black hole, the result of...


April 18, 2019
Conestoga's Weston Family Scholars team grows

Three Conestoga apprenticeship students were recently named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades. Since the launch...


April 17, 2019
Condors name Athletes of the Year

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation department recognized the college’s top athletes at the annual Varsity Athletic Awards banquet on April 10,...


April 15, 2019
Student achievement celebrated at symposium

The School of Health and Life Sciences hosted the Public Health and Informatics Symposium at the Doon campus on Friday,...


April 15, 2019
Early Child Development Centre at Doon expands

Regional funding received by Conestoga’s Early Child Development Centre has led to the expansion of its infant care program at...


April 12, 2019
Student-run PR agency provides real-world experience

Third-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Public Relations (PR) program welcomed the college community to the Idea Exchange at the...


April 8, 2019
Conestoga student advocates for access to education at global conference

Public Relations student Ahmed Ullah, a rights defender for the Rohingya people and youth coordinator and co-founder of the Canadian...


April 5, 2019
Research symposium examines early learning program development

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (BELPD) program presented research projects at a year-end symposium on...


March 29, 2019
Culinary graduate will compete on Top Chef Canada

Wallace Wong, a 2011 graduate of the Cook I Apprenticeship program, has been named one of 12 contestants who will...


March 29, 2019
Grant will support installation of electric vehicle charging stations

Conestoga has received a Community Environmental Fund Sustainability Grant from Waterloo Region that will help support the installation of electric...


March 28, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga employee Linda Crispin, who passed away...


March 27, 2019
Cabinetmaker apprentice advances to national competition

Jennifer Norman, a level 2 student in Conestoga’s Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship program, placed first at the 2019 Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association...


March 26, 2019
Conestoga launches new Student Mental Health Strategy

Conestoga has launched a new strategy to support student mental health and well-being. The initiative will engage community members across...


March 26, 2019
Industry evening connects students in complementary programs

On March 20, students in Conestoga’s Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades program hosted an industry evening titled From...


March 25, 2019
Community members share experiences during Truth and Reconciliation event

On March 15, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services and Student Engagement teams hosted the college’s third annual Truth and Reconciliation event. Held...


March 25, 2019
Top employers and co-op students honoured at awards ceremony

On March 21, Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners and co-op students were honoured at the annual Employer Recognition awards breakfast at...


March 22, 2019
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) General Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program that begins this September...


March 21, 2019
Condors name new volleyball head coach

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation department has named Kelly McGuire the new head coach of the men’s varsity volleyball team....


March 18, 2019
Panel discussion focuses on women in skilled trades

On March 7, Conestoga’s Engineering, Technology and Trades for Women (ETT4W) hosted the Women in Trades Mentor Forum for women...


March 18, 2019
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

The Conestoga community celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8 with activities at the Doon campus that included a panel...


March 13, 2019
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship programs

Conestoga is now accepting applications for tuition-free pre-apprenticeship programs. Funded by the Ontario government, the programs are part of a...


March 13, 2019
Community workshops focus on cybercrime

Keeping seniors cybersafe was the focus of a new workshop held at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo on...


March 12, 2019
Conestoga graduates receive insurance designations

The Insurance Institute of Ontario’s Conestoga Chapter held its annual convocation at Bingemans on February 25. During the ceremony, 12...


March 11, 2019
Faculty member recognized by supply chain industry

Conestoga faculty member Tracey Lopers has been included on the Supply Chain Management Association’s (SCMA) first-ever list of 100 Influential...


March 11, 2019
Young women explore the trades at TNT Day

More than 40 young women in grades 7 and 8 participated in Conestoga’s TNT Day at the John W. Tibbits...


March 7, 2019
New partnership supports innovation and talent development

A new partnership between the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Conestoga College Institute of Technology will help bolster North...


March 5, 2019
Student projects support Smart Waterloo Region initiative

Students in Conestoga’s engineering and technology programs used their study break during the last week of February to participate in...


March 3, 2019
Go CODE Girl offers introduction to technology programs

Female students in grades 7 to 11 participated in Conestoga’s Go CODE Girl event at the John W. Tibbits campus...


February 25, 2019
Flanagan Foodservice recognized for support of campus expansion

During a special event held on February 19, a culinary skills lab was named in recognition of Flanagan Foodservice for...


February 25, 2019
Test Centre and Teach Me Tech Lab welcome visitors at open house

On February 21, Conestoga’s Test Centre and Teach Me Tech Lab -- two newly renovated spaces at the Doon campus...


February 21, 2019
Conestoga's human books share unique personal stories

Conestoga student Erin Reid met with members of the college community on February 14 to share her experiences growing up...


February 15, 2019
Language Lab named in honour of TMMC partnership

A new Language Technology Lab at Conestoga’s John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo has been named in recognition of Toyota...


February 13, 2019
Student-run campus restaurant will host Valentine's Day menu

On February 12, Conestoga’s student-run restaurant Bloom was featured on CTV’s In Your Backyard which showcases landmarks, activities and people...


February 11, 2019
Conestoga receives international quality award

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group (CIQG) has named Conestoga a recipient of the 2018 CIQG...


February 11, 2019
Pow Wow 101 workshops explore Indigenous culture

In preparation for Conestoga’s ninth annual traditional Pow Wow on Saturday, February 23, the college’s Aboriginal Services team will host...


February 8, 2019
Varsity volleyball player passes 1,000-career point mark

Wesley Lau, a member of Conestoga’s men’s varsity volleyball team, is the first Conestoga student-athlete to surpass the 1,000-career point...


February 8, 2019
Trades students supported by scholarship program

Eight Conestoga trades students were recently named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades. Since the launch...


February 4, 2019
Partnership provides students with MBA pathway

Eligible students in Conestoga’s School of Business will now have the opportunity to earn a Master of Business Administration through...


February 1, 2019
Employee milestones celebrated at Guild Reception

On January 31, the Conestoga community recognized college employees who have recently achieved milestone anniversaries at the college -- 10...


February 1, 2019
Doon campus to be closed at 10:00 p.m. February 1

Doon campus will close at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, February 1 to complete maintenance and upgrades to the power system....


January 28, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Carter Querin, a student in...


January 28, 2019
MP Bardish Chagger visits Office Administration students

On January 24, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Member of Parliament for Waterloo Region and Government House Leader, visited students in...


January 25, 2019
Get Involved Fair connects students with community volunteer opportunities

From January 22 to 24, more than 25 non-profit organizations attended the Get Involved Fair at the Doon campus. Established...


January 25, 2019
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in honour of Dana Woito, a Conestoga employee who...


January 25, 2019
Conestoga receives grant for Indigenous research

Conestoga has received nearly $50,000 in funding from the new Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants, a new federal program...


January 25, 2019
Waterloo North Hydro expands scholarship program

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) has expanded its scholarship program at Conestoga and will now fund four annual scholarships to give...


January 18, 2019
Hospitality graduate finds sweet success with doughnut cafe

Conestoga Hospitality Management graduate Megan Dron and her husband Larry opened Red Eye Cafe and Donuts just seven months ago...


January 14, 2019
New students welcomed at Orientation

This winter, the Conestoga community welcomed approximately 1,750 new students to the college during Orientation, held January 3 and 4...


January 11, 2019
Dr. Veronique Boscart appointed president of Canadian Association on Gerontology

Dr. Veronique Boscart, director of Conestoga's Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care, has been named president of the Canadian Association...


January 9, 2019
Centre of Excellence for Cheesemaker Training to launch in Ontario

Conestoga College, in partnership with the Ontario Dairy Council (ODC) and French-language college La Cité, will launch a new Centre...


December 19, 2018
Training program delivers cost savings for FGF Brands

Corporate training delivered by Conestoga’s Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) will result in significant cost savings for North York-based...


December 17, 2018
Community impact video receives international Award of Distinction

An animated video developed to highlight the impact of Conestoga and its graduates on the local community has been recognized...


December 17, 2018
Free speech policy approved for Ontario colleges

Conestoga and Ontario’s other public colleges have approved a new policy on upholding free speech that will apply to all...


December 10, 2018
Discover Your Future program celebrates first Brantford graduates

A celebration to recognize participants who completed Conestoga’s recent delivery of the Discover Your Future program was held at the...


December 6, 2018
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 3, 2018
Conestoga impact and success featured in Technology Spotlight

Conestoga and its graduates are featured in the 2018 edition of Technology Spotlight, an annual business publication focused on the...


December 3, 2018
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast today in honour of Conestoga apprentice Lukas Popovic, who passed away as...


November 30, 2018
Freshco CEO Mandy Rennehan delivers holiday surprise

On November 28, students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program received a special visit from retail construction and...


November 28, 2018
New student wellness space opens at Doon campus

Employees, students and other members of the Conestoga community were invited to tour a new student wellness space at the...


November 27, 2018
Conestoga grads honoured at 2018 Premier's Awards gala

Two Conestoga alumni joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished college graduates on Monday, November 26, when they were named...


November 26, 2018
Woodworking Centre of Ontario is "a hidden gem"

At approximately 52,000 square feet, Conestoga’s Woodworking Centre of Ontario is the largest facility of its kind in North America...


November 23, 2018
Local employer looks to Conestoga to hire top talent

Current students, alumni, representatives from local tech organizations and members of the Conestoga community gathered at Vidyard’s Kitchener office on...


November 22, 2018
Outstanding Conestoga alumni honoured

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


November 21, 2018
Investing in the future of local food culture and fine dining

On Monday, November 19, representatives from Waterloo Region’s chapter of Les Marmitons, an international cooking club dedicated to fine food,...


November 16, 2018
Members of Conestoga Language Institute present at TESL conference

Seven members of the Conestoga community presented at the Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario’s 46th annual...


November 16, 2018
New scholarship supports women in engineering technology

Five Conestoga students from the School of Engineering & Information Technology were named to the 2018-19 Women in Engineering Technology...


November 15, 2018
Program prepares women for careers in the skilled trades

Students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) certificate program made their first trip to a construction site on November...


November 15, 2018
Insurance students receive scholarships

Conestoga Insurance - Property and Casualty students Ivy Tang and Luke Upfold were presented with $1,500 scholarships from the John...


November 14, 2018
Conestoga celebrates Fall Convocation 2018

More than 2,000 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s three Fall 2018 convocation ceremonies to be held on Thursday,...


November 12, 2018
Conestoga ranks among Canada's top 25 research colleges

According to new data released on November 1 by Research Infosource Inc., a leading source of research and development intelligence...


November 12, 2018
Networking event connects students to industry

On November 7, Conestoga and CITT (Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation) hosted a networking event at the Doon campus...


November 5, 2018
Conestoga hosts first supply chain symposium

On October 25, Conestoga’s Magna Centre for Supply Chain Excellence (MCSCE) hosted the college’s first Supply Chain Excellence Symposium at...


November 2, 2018
Conestoga signs Indigenous Education Protocol

Partners and stakeholders from the First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities joined college leaders, faculty, staff and students at a...


November 2, 2018
Conestoga United Way Campaign kicks off

The Conestoga College United Way Campaign kicked off November 1 with a travelling awareness event in support of the month-long...


November 1, 2018
Culinary students among Canada's Best New Student Chefs

During a gala event held at the Fairmont Royal York hotel on October 29, Culinary Management students Sydney Lutz and...


November 1, 2018
Weston Family Scholarship recipients named

Twenty-four Conestoga trades students and eight apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled...


October 30, 2018
Conestoga welcomes CEWIL members for AGM

On October 24, Conestoga welcomed representatives from institutions across Canada for CEWIL Canada’s Annual General Meeting and Professional Development event....


October 29, 2018
Conestoga graduates nominated for Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga graduates have been nominated for the 2018 Premier’s Awards. Established in 1992 to mark the 25th anniversary of...


October 26, 2018
School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts welcomes Chef Funmi Joe-Oka

Chef Funmi Joe-Oka, food and beverage manager at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria, is visiting Conestoga’s...


October 26, 2018
Community Action Day supports local non-profit

On October 24, Conestoga’s Student Engagement and Security Services teams hosted Community Action Day. The event invites students to volunteer...


October 24, 2018
Ontario withdraws funding for new post-secondary campuses

On Tuesday, October 23, the Honorable Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario’s Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, announced that the province will...


October 23, 2018
School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts welcomes Chef Maxime Moïse

As part of the grand opening celebrations at Conestoga’s Waterloo campus on October 18, the college welcomed international guest Chef...


October 22, 2018
Conestoga welcomes NSERC chairs for best practices workshop

Industry partners and representatives from Conestoga welcomed the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges...


October 22, 2018
Graphic Design and PR students support non-profits during creative blitz

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


October 18, 2018
Conestoga celebrates grand opening of new campus in Waterloo

Industry and community partners, current and former students and local dignitaries joined in the celebration as Conestoga marked the grand...


October 18, 2018
Conestoga community celebrates cultural diversity

The Conestoga community kicked off Celebrating Cultural Diversity Week on October 15 with opening ceremonies at the Doon campus. The...


October 16, 2018
Brantford campus named Champion of the Year

Conestoga’s Brantford campus has been named the 2018 Champion of the Year by the Downtown Brantford Business Improvement Area (DBBIA)....


October 15, 2018
New guidelines regulate the use of cannabis and other substances on Conestoga campuses

Conestoga has approved new Substance Use Guidelines that provide a framework to regulate the use of alcohol, cannabis, drugs and...


October 14, 2018
Career Centre helps clients achieve career goals

During 2017-18, Conestoga’s Career Centre served more than 2,300 clients seeking assistance with career direction, employment supports, training programs and...


October 9, 2018
College flags at half-mast

The college flag will be flown at half-mast at Conestoga's campuses beginning today in honour of student Robert (Rob) Martin...


October 5, 2018
Explore careers in engineering at Go ENG Girl

On Saturday, October 13, Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology will host Go ENG Girl at the Cambridge campus....


October 5, 2018
Dr. Amin Yazdani recognized by the Standards Council of Canada

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has honoured Dr. Amin Yazdani, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Business, and program...


September 28, 2018
Conestoga named Best Practice Spotlight Organization by RNAO

Conestoga has been named a pre-designate Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). The...


September 28, 2018
Real-world simulations provide skills training for Paramedic students

On September 22, second-year Conestoga Paramedic students participated in the Minto Fire Department’s annual mock disaster day. The training event...


September 27, 2018
Conestoga community members nominated for K-W Women of the Year awards

Members of the Conestoga community are among the more than 45 distinguished women from across Waterloo Region that have been...


September 25, 2018
Bachelor of Design program celebrates first graduates

On September 21, Conestoga’s first graduating class from the Bachelor of Design degree program hosted Uncoated—a design showcase held at...


September 19, 2018
Hospitality co-op student completes summer work term in Greece

This summer, Conestoga Hospitality and Tourism Management diploma student Ashley Acosta is completing her co-op work term in Greece. The...


September 16, 2018
Design students win industry awards

Recent graduates and students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design programs have been honoured with awards in three different industry competitions....


September 14, 2018
Community support highlighted in Donor Impact Report

Conestoga’s 2017-18 Donor Impact Report is now available online. The report provides a glimpse of the many ways donations to...


September 12, 2018
Visit Conestoga's new Applied Research facility during Doors Open

Conestoga’s new Applied Research facility at 96 Grand Avenue South in Cambridge will be open to the public on Saturday,...


September 12, 2018
Conestoga graduates compete at Bricklayer 500

On September 5, the province's top stone masons competed in the Bricklayer 500 Ontario regional championship at Conestoga’s Roofing Skills...


September 10, 2018
Faculty member inspires colleagues and students to support breast cancer fundraiser

Conestoga faculty member Susan Chilton is one of Waterloo Region’s top fundraisers for the 2018 Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run...


September 4, 2018
Orientation activities welcome record number of students

Orientation activities for Conestoga’s 2018-19 academic year began August 20 and this year the college welcomed a record number of...


August 31, 2018
Celebrating new beginnings

As the 2018-19 academic year begins, Conestoga’s newest full-time faculty and staff received a special welcome to the college from...


August 31, 2018
Conestoga president calls for expanded access to college programs

In an op-ed published in the Waterloo Region Record on August 31, Conestoga President John Tibbits called for substantial investment...


August 27, 2018
Conestoga launches new Student Rights and Responsibilities office

A new Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) office at Conestoga will manage concerns related to student conduct and ensure accountability...


August 17, 2018
Woodworking students present projects

On August 16, second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented projects at the Woodworking Centre’s semi-annual showcase. During...


August 17, 2018
Electronic Systems Engineering students win Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) students Thomas Abdallah, David Eelman and Stanislav Rashevskyi have been named winners of the...


August 15, 2018
Culinary student attends Bocuse program in France

Culinary Management co-op student Chris Bisson has completed a 14-week summer term with the prestigious Institut Paul Bocuse in France....


August 10, 2018
Local brewery helps CICE students develop employment skills

A placement for CICE graduate Anthony (A.J.) Tamming has led to an employment opportunity with Descendants Beer & Beverage Co.,...


August 10, 2018
Discover Your Future opens pathways to post-secondary education

This September, Conestoga will relaunch Discover Your Future - a free, six-week program that will be offered at both the...


August 9, 2018
New executive chef appointed at campus restaurant

Conestoga’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts has appointed Brad Lomanto to the role of executive chef at the college’s...


August 3, 2018
Aboriginal Services team receives Canada 150 award

Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services team has been honoured with a Kitchener South-Hespeler Canada 150 Award of Excellence. The award was presented...


July 27, 2018
Conestoga set for growth in Brantford

On July 24, Brantford City Council approved the sale of three properties to Conestoga. The additional properties will expand Conestoga’s...


July 27, 2018
IT Business Analysis graduates share success stories at Career Connections

On July 20, students in Conestoga’s Information Technology Business Analysis (ITBA) graduate certificate program participated in Career Connections at the...


July 23, 2018
Students complete powerline training at Ingersoll facility

On July 19, the Conestoga community, along with industry partners, celebrated the graduation of a group of students who completed...


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...


July 18, 2018
Graduate leaves legacy to support future students

An endowed memorial award established in the name of Conestoga graduate Gregory Peltz will help support students in the college’s...


July 5, 2018
President Hunter's legacy honoured at Student Recreation Centre

Members of the Conestoga community, which included family of the late Kenneth E. Hunter, gathered at the Student Recreation Centre...


June 25, 2018
Conestoga student uses skills to support Zambian orphanage

In July, Conestoga student Ashley Tomic will depart for the Lifesong Harmony School in Zambia -- home to nearly 500...


June 22, 2018
Flags at half-mast

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


June 22, 2018
IT Business Analysis students deliver cost-saving solutions to client

As part of the coursework for their final term, students in Conestoga’s Information Technology Business Analysis - Operations two-year graduate...


June 20, 2018
Dr. Veronique Boscart receives Order of Merit Award from Canadian Nurses Association

On June 19, Conestoga’s Dr. Veronique Boscart, director of the Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care, received the Order of...


June 13, 2018
Conestoga community members join medical mission to Guatemala

Between April 26 and May 6, four members of the college’s School of Health and Life Sciences joined a team...


June 13, 2018
Golf Classic raises funds for Transforming Together campaign

Conestoga’s Golf Classic recognizes and honours community and business leaders while supporting development projects at the college. The event, now...


June 12, 2018
Conestoga celebrates largest-ever Convocation

Conestoga will celebrate the achievements of more than 5,300 new graduates at Convocation ceremonies to be held from June 11-14...


June 12, 2018
Broadcast Television students win national awards

Students in Conestoga’s Broadcasting - Television and Independent Production diploma program have been honoured with three awards from the Broadcast...


June 1, 2018
Hands-on workshops help young women explore trades careers

On May 30, approximately 200 female students from nine school boards attended Conestoga’s Jill of all Trades at the Cambridge...


June 1, 2018
Conestoga president calls for government to revitalize college education

In an op-ed published in the Waterloo Region Record on June 1, Conestoga President John Tibbits called for the next...


May 28, 2018
Awards ceremony recognizes Trades & Apprenticeship students

On May 23, more than 200 awards valued at $241,000 were presented to students at Conestoga’s ninth annual Trades &...


May 18, 2018
International Business Management degree student awarded EDC scholarship

Erin Ball, a third-year student in the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management degree program, has been...


May 14, 2018
Students advance to national skills competition

Conestoga students Jennifer Norman and Dalton Cousineau finished the 2018 Ontario Skills Competition with first place wins and will now...


May 10, 2018
Funding renewal supports research for seniors care

More than $2.1 million will be invested over the next five years to support continued research at Conestoga College that...


May 10, 2018
Conestoga student named winner of CICan's Art Showcase

Martha Liliana Prada Rojas, an international student in the Advertising and Marketing Communications diploma program, was named one of five...


May 8, 2018
Investing in strategic growth and the future of our community

Conestoga is making substantial investments in both personnel and facilities this year to address growing demand for career-ready graduates with...


May 7, 2018
Capstone projects compete for top prize at Tech@Work

An electrical test bench to accommodate both motor and battery testing was named the top winner at Conestoga’s annual Tech@Work...


May 7, 2018
Conestoga hosts ZOOM Career Day for youth

On May 2, Conestoga hosted a ZOOM Career Day at the Doon campus. The event is held by the Business...


May 4, 2018
Conestoga welcomes European media tour with a focus on work-integrated learning

Conestoga welcomed delegates from an international media visit to the college’s Cambridge campus on April 30, as part of a...


May 4, 2018
Students raise more than $13,500 for children's backpack program

On April 27, second-year students in the Advertising and Marketing Communications diploma program applied their skills through a real-world learning...


May 3, 2018
Students present portfolios at annual graphic design show

On April 27, graduating students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design program hosted their annual year-end showcase at the Tannery Event Centre...


May 3, 2018
Ontario invests in reduced carbon footprint at Conestoga

The Ontario government is investing close to $5.2 million to support a new project at Conestoga College that will reduce...


May 2, 2018
Students showcase woodworking skills at year-end event

Graduating students from Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program showcased final-year projects at an annual student awards presentation on April 26 to...


April 30, 2018
Symposium showcases student achievement and excellence

On April 20, the School of Health and Life Sciences and Community Services hosted the Public Health and Informatics Symposium...


April 27, 2018
Hospitality student named industry ambassador

Hospitality and Tourism Management student Samantha Dass has been named a winner of the 2018 Baxter Student Ambassador Program (BSAP)....


April 27, 2018
Student designs will be installed in new Québec City IKEA store

Three students in Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts program have won a competition that will see their work displayed as part...


April 27, 2018
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast on Saturday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of...


April 24, 2018
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship programs

Conestoga is now accepting applications for two free pre-apprenticeship programs for women. Enrolment is limited and interested candidates are required...


April 22, 2018
PR students raise more than $7,500 for Reception House

Second year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Public Relations program have raised more than $7,500 for Reception House Waterloo Region,...


April 18, 2018
Conestoga and Laurier partner for new campus in Milton

Ontario will invest $90 million in a new post-secondary education campus in Milton featuring education and training programs delivered through...


April 17, 2018
Culinary students bring international cuisine to the Kitchener Market

On April 12, students in Conestoga’s Culinary Management diploma program hosted Rising Stars: International Tapas and Tastings at the Kitchener...


April 13, 2018
Athletic leadership honoured at annual banquet

Conestoga’s top athletes were honoured this week at the college’s annual Varsity Athletic Banquet Awards, recognizing various achievements in athletic...


April 13, 2018
Grants will expand applied research into e-waste recycling

Conestoga was recently awarded five grants totaling $325,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The...


April 13, 2018
Food Manufacturing students help children's breakfast program

Students in Conestoga’s Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing graduate certificate program are using their coursework to help local charity Nutrition...


April 12, 2018
Conestoga alumni honoured at awards ceremony

On April 11, 18 Conestoga graduates were presented with Alumni of Distinction awards at a ceremony held at the Waterloo...


April 9, 2018
Design Foundations students host year-end gallery show

Conestoga’s emerging artists and designers hosted the annual Skillz Manifesto year-end show at the Waterloo Region Museum on April 6....


April 6, 2018
CSI president appointed to provincial task force

Aimee Calma, president of Conestoga Students Inc., the college’s student association, has been appointed to the province’s new College Task...


March 29, 2018
Conestoga entrepreneurs pitch business ideas at annual competition

Conestoga entrepreneurs pitched their original business ideas to a panel of judges at the college’s annual pitch competition held March...


March 29, 2018
Woodworking graduate wins third cabinetmaking competition

Caleb Perry, a 2017 graduate of Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology advanced diploma program, finished in first place at the 2018 AWMAC...


March 29, 2018
Student voices highlighted at Truth and Reconciliation event

On March 23, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services and Student Engagement teams hosted the college’s second annual Truth and Reconciliation event. Held...


March 27, 2018
Partnership will provide new learning pathway for Journalism students

A new “2+2” diploma-degree pathway agreement between Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University will provide Conestoga Journalism students with a...


March 23, 2018
Co-op employers and students honoured at celebration

To celebrate National Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Week, Conestoga’s Career Centre and Co-operative Education and Corporate Training departments hosted an...


March 23, 2018
Conestoga grads honoured for top Cambridge businesses

Businesses operated by Conestoga graduates were in the spotlight at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence awards held on...


March 22, 2018
New research network will improve care for Ontario seniors

Ontario will invest more than $2 million to support researchers at Conestoga College, the University of Toronto and the Bruyére...


March 20, 2018
Weston Family Skilled Trades Scholarship recipients named

Ten Conestoga trades students and five apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the Weston Family Skilled Trades Scholarship. The...


March 16, 2018
Study abroad trip offers hospitality students applied learning experience

Students from Conestoga’s School of Business and Hospitality used the recent Student Success Week to participate in a unique, hands-on...


March 14, 2018
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

On March 8, the Conestoga community recognized International Women’s Day with an event at the Doon campus that included a...


March 13, 2018
Library celebrates Tech Bar grand opening

The Conestoga community gathered at the Library Resource Centre at the Doon campus on March 7 to celebrate the grand...


March 9, 2018
Student volunteers support construction project in Guatemala

A group of Conestoga students used their winter study break to support a construction project in Guatemala. The trip was...


March 8, 2018
Conestoga welding technologist named YWCA woman of distinction

Jackie Morris, a Conestoga graduate and part-time faculty member and technologist, has been named a 2018 Woman of Distinction by...


March 5, 2018
Students develop smart city solutions at Conestoga competition

During Conestoga’s Student Success Week, held between February 26 and March 2, students were invited to participate in the college’s...


March 5, 2018
Urban planner Gil Penalosa visits Doon campus

On February 23, renowned urban planner Gil Penalosa delivered a keynote presentation to students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Environmental Public...


March 2, 2018
Students use study week to volunteer in community

On February 28, a group of Conestoga students participated in Community Action Day - a service-learning opportunity for students to...


March 1, 2018
Ontario invests in applied research at Conestoga

The Hon. Kathryn McGarry, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation and MPP for Cambridge, visited the city’s Gaslight District on Friday, February...


February 26, 2018
Conestoga co-op programs receive accreditation

Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL Canada) has accredited 28 of Conestoga’s co-operative education programs. The accreditation demonstrates the...


February 22, 2018
Conestoga welcomes Premier Wynne

Conestoga College’s Cambridge campus welcomed Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on February 15, 2018, as part of her provincial post-secondary tour....


February 20, 2018
Career development opportunity for supply chain students announced

Karmax Heavy Stamping, a Magna International company, has announced a new career development opportunity for students entering their second year...


February 20, 2018
Provincial survey will collect student feedback on sexual violence

Throughout February and March, all post-secondary students in Ontario will be invited to participate in an online survey that CCI...


February 12, 2018
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation will support skilled trades students

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation will support Conestoga students through a new multi-year skilled trades scholarship program for students and...


February 12, 2018
Respiratory Therapy students support graduate's medical mission

On February 8, Conestoga’s Respiratory Therapy Federation, a student-run club dedicated to promoting the Respiratory Therapy (RT) program and raising...


February 12, 2018
Conestoga Baja race team finishes ahead of other provincial competitors

Students in Conestoga's School of Engineering and Information Technology completed the Épreuve du Nord Baja competition in fifth place beating...


February 2, 2018
Conestoga entrepreneurs score deal on Dragons' Den

Luke Hambly, a 2015 Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing advanced diploma graduate, recently appeared with his brothers Jesse and...


February 1, 2018
Conestoga students qualify for Canadian Engineering Competition

Four students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering degree program will represent Ontario at the Canadian Engineering...


February 1, 2018
CHAIRity fundraiser will support Kitchener Public Library

Students in Conestoga’s Interior Decorating two-year diploma program will host the annual CHAIRity gala at Kitchener Public Library’s (KPL) central...


February 1, 2018
Engineering student finishes Communitech competition in second place

First-year Software Engineering Technology student Ilia Zhuravlev finished Communitech’s third annual Code/Design to Win challenge in second place with a...


January 29, 2018
Conestoga students finish business competition in first place

Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management degree program students Karen Dobbie and Madison Tawse placed first in the...


January 25, 2018
Engineering graduate makes debut on Dragons' Den

Luke Hambly, a 2015 Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing graduate, will appear on CBC’s Dragons’ Den on February 1...


January 22, 2018
Recreation Centre open to the community for athletics event

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation team, in partnership with Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) - the college’s student association, will host February...


January 15, 2018
New college radio show draws global audience

The Brazilian Show went to air on Conestoga’s radio station in August 2017 and host Bruno Sibella, an international student...


January 15, 2018
Conestoga community welcomes new students at Orientation

The Conestoga community welcomed more than 1,300 new students to the college during winter Orientation, held Saturday, January 13 at...


January 12, 2018
Robotics and Automation program highlighted in Maclean's 2018 college guide

Conestoga’s Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation advanced diploma program has been highlighted in the Maclean’s 2018 College and...


January 10, 2018
Conestoga engineering students complete co-op terms at Tesla

Rob Boulos, a Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) student, recently completed his first co-op term at Tesla’s...


January 8, 2018
Conestoga named one of Canada's top 50 research colleges

Research Infosource Inc., a leading source of research and development intelligence in Canada, has ranked Conestoga one of Canada’s top...


January 8, 2018
Conestoga director appointed to CEWIL Canada board

Conestoga’s Kristine Dawson, director, Co-operative Education, Career Services and Work-Integrated Learning, has been appointed president-elect of the board of directors...


January 3, 2018
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the tuition-free Pre-Apprenticeship Truck and Coach/Heavy Duty Equipment Technician program. Funded by the government...


January 3, 2018
Supply chain reunion connects graduates to industry partners

On December 6, the School of Business and Hospitality hosted the 2017 Supply Chain Reunion at Conestoga’s Doon campus. The...


December 20, 2017
Trades students receive holiday surprise from Freshco

On December 14, students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program received an unexpected surprise courtesy of Mandy Rennehan,...


December 11, 2017
Magna Centre for Supply Chain Excellence Launched

A leadership gift provided by Magna International, a leading supplier for the world’s automotive industry, is the catalyst for a...


December 8, 2017
Conestoga student attends World Bank Youth Summit

Daniel Ajiroba, a student in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Environmental Public Health degree program, attended the World Bank Youth Summit in...


December 7, 2017
Conestoga entrepreneurs launch social app

Conestoga graduates Grigoriy Kozyrev, Andriy Strebkov and Ali Javed have launched Oko Social - an app now available through Google...


December 6, 2017
Youth & Elders Gathering connects Aboriginal youth to culture

Conestoga’s Aboriginal Student Services team hosted the fourth annual Youth and Elders Gathering on November 25 at the Doon campus....


December 6, 2017
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


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...


November 30, 2017
Annual tradition supports Conestoga student families in need

Conestoga’s Christmas Wish Tree program, a college tradition started by Conestoga Student’s Inc. (CSI) nearly 20 years ago, will help...


November 28, 2017
Contest inspires innovation among Ontario college graduates

Winners of the William G. Davis Innovation Fund contest were announced on Sunday, November 26 at the Higher Education Summit...


November 28, 2017
Applications now open for Student Strike Relief Fund

Conestoga students can now apply for financial assistance to cover incremental costs resulting from the five-week faculty strike at Ontario’s...


November 16, 2017
Conestoga celebrates Fall Convocation 2017

Almost 1,600 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies to be held on Thursday, November 16...


November 8, 2017
Conestoga graduate attends French culinary institute

Thanks to an exclusive agreement Conestoga has signed with the Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance, Conestoga culinary graduate Taylor Martin...


October 31, 2017
Hospitality chair appointed to Taste Canada board

Keith Müller, chair of the School of Business and Hospitality, has been appointed vice chair of Taste Canada’s board of...


October 13, 2017
Conestoga students support annual Oktoberfest breakfast

More than 30 Conestoga culinary and hospitality students prepared pancakes and sausages for visitors at the 36th annual Oktoberfest breakfast...


October 6, 2017
Amazing 50 celebration visits Conestoga

On October 5, the Conestoga community welcomed the arrival of the Amazing 50 trailer. The unique 42-foot trailer has been...


October 3, 2017
Cowan Foundation pledges $4 million to support campus expansion

The Cowan Foundation is investing in the future of our community with a transformative gift of $4 million to support...


October 2, 2017
Get Involved Fair supports community involvement and student leadership

From September 26 through 28, dozens of community organizations attended the Get Involved Fairs held at Conestoga’s Doon, Cambridge, Waterloo...


October 2, 2017
Conestoga hosts CIBC Run for the Cure

On October 1, Conestoga’s Doon campus was one of nearly 60 locations across Canada to host the annual CIBC Run...


September 28, 2017
Nursing class of '77 delivers 40 years of health care

On July 30, 1977, the Conestoga College Stratford Nursing Division class of 1977 held its graduation ceremony in Central United...


September 26, 2017
Conestoga joins worldwide culinary education alliance

Conestoga has signed an exclusive agreement with the Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance, the leading global network of education excellence...


September 22, 2017
New publication commemorates Conestoga's anniversary

A special edition magazine published this week celebrates Conestoga’s 50 years of building communities and careers....


September 22, 2017
Software Engineering Technology graduate represents Team Canada at Invictus Games

Will Werth, a 2017 Software Engineering Technology co-op graduate, will represent Team Canada at the 2017 Invictus Games. The event...


September 22, 2017
Graduate forecasts bright future for students who set goals

Videography graduate Rachel Schoutsen has landed her dream job as the host of The Weather Network’s Toronto morning show and...


September 21, 2017
Conestoga graduate receives national design award

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has named Graphic Design graduate Rebecca van Leeuwen a winner of its annual...


September 22, 2017
New report measures Conestoga's impact

According to a new report released today, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is indispensable to the prosperity...


November 23, 2017
Conestoga graduates nominated for Premier's Awards

Six Conestoga graduates have been nominated for the 2017 Premier’s Awards. Established in 1992 and presented annually, the awards honour...


September 11, 2017
Conestoga welcomes thousands of students during Orientation

According to Conestoga’s Student Engagement team, more than 4,500 new students participated in Orientation activities in advance of the Fall...


September 11, 2017
Bricklayer 500 inspires next generation of skilled masons

On September 6, the region’s best stone masons attended Conestoga’s Roofing Skills and Training Centre at the Waterloo campus to...


September 5, 2017
Student newspaper celebrates Conestoga's 50th anniversary with special edition

A special edition of Conestoga’s student newspaper, Spoke, is now available on college newsstands. The edition celebrates the college’s 50th...


August 24, 2017
Renovation Technician student awarded scholarship from The Holmes Foundation

Renovation Technician student Devon Pierce has been awarded a 2017 Make It Right Scholarship from The Holmes Foundation. This year,...


August 25, 2017
Immigrant Entrepreneurship program recognizes first graduates

On August 22, Conestoga celebrated the graduation of the first cohort of clients to complete the Self-Employment for Immigrants: Building...


August 18, 2017
Best in Manufactured Product awarded at annual woodworking student showcase

Students in their second-year of Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented projects at the Woodworking Summer Showcase on August 17...


August 18, 2017
Woodworking student awarded top honour at Summer Tech Showcase

More than 70 students were on-hand August 14 to explain and demonstrate their comprehensive final-year, final-term projects at Summer Tech...


August 11, 2017
Conestoga welcomes home NBA player Jamal Murray

NBA player and Kitchener native Jamal Murray visited Conestoga’s Recreation Centre on August 10 to shoot hoops with local youth....


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...


August 9, 2017
CBC covers Skills Ontario camp at Conestoga

Participants in Conestoga’s Skills Ontario all-girls summer camp were joined by CBC Kitchener-Waterloo reporter Carmen Ponciano during a welding workshop...


August 4, 2017
Conestoga community members honoured with Canada 150 award

On August 1, MP Harold Albrecht and MPP Michael Harris honoured members of the Conestoga community during the Kitchener-Conestoga 150...


August 4, 2017
Industry representatives share insights with Business Analysis students

More than 150 students in Conestoga’s graduate certificate Business Analysis programs participated in an employer event on July 21 at...


July 21, 2017
Conestoga students honoured with design awards

Four Conestoga students have been named winners of Applied Arts’ annual Student Awards competition. The awards recognize work from students...


July 20, 2017
Conestoga shares CCR best practices with institutions across Canada

Members of Conestoga’s Student Engagement team recently shared their expertise in the delivery of Co-Curricular Record (CCR) programming at two...


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...


July 10, 2017
Conestoga Career Centre meets workforce needs of local employer

Over the last 18 months, Conestoga’s Career Centre has been working closely with Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. to...


July 5, 2017
Guelph campus hosts motive power conference

From June 26 to 28, Conestoga hosted its first provincial college sector Motive Power Professional Development Conference at the Guelph...


July 3, 2017
Conestoga celebrates Canada 150 with campus BBQ

Conestoga students and employees filled the halls of the Doon campus on June 29 as they waited in line for...


June 27, 2017
Conestoga President's term renewed to 2020

Conestoga’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Dr. John Tibbits will continue to serve as president of the...


June 26, 2017
Respiratory Therapy program hosts live simulation event

On June 21, students and faculty in Conestoga’s Respiratory Therapy program worked with subject matter experts to broadcast a live...


June 23, 2017
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance for...


June 23, 2017
Ken Coates delivers keynote address on education in the 21st century

On June 12, Ken Coates - the Canadian Research chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University...


June 23, 2017
Conestoga celebrates National Aboriginal Day

On June 21, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services team hosted a celebration at the Doon campus in recognition of National Aboriginal Day....


June 16, 2017
Packaging Engineering Technician students win international competition

Adrian Sutherland and Jamie Zabarte, students in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician diploma program, have been named one of the winners...


June 16, 2017
Integrated Marketing Communications students presented with provincial award

The Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers presented its provincial Community Service Award to Waterloo Region Crime Stoppers, Conestoga and the...


June 12, 2017
Conestoga professor to explore disclosure of mental illness in the workplace

Conestoga professor Dr. Kate Toth has received a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a research...


June 8, 2017
Economist Larry Smith recognized at Convocation

Larry Smith, an adjunct associate professor of economics at the University of Waterloo and president of Essential Economics Corporation, was...


June 6, 2017
Conestoga students win two Skills Canada medals

Conestoga students Tim Deslauriers and Sam Todd have finished this year's Skills Canada National Competition with silver medal wins. The...


June 5, 2017
Conestoga celebrates Convocation 2017

Almost 4,600 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga's Spring Convocation ceremonies to be held June 5-8 at Bingemans Conference...


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...


June 5, 2017
Industry leader Martha George honoured at Golf Classic

On May 30, the Conestoga community welcomed more than 135 golfers to the 22nd annual Golf Classic. The event recognizes...


May 29, 2017
Discovery Day introduces new students to Accessibility Services

Conestoga’s Accessibility Services team welcomed parents, educators and prospective students to Discovery Day, held May 24 at the Doon campus....


May 29, 2017
Awards presentation recognizes skilled trades students

On May 24, friends and family, industry leaders, sponsors, and members of the Conestoga community attended the college's eighth annual...


May 22, 2017
Conestoga named Education Partner of the Year

Conestoga was named the Career Education Council's Education Partner of the Year at its Annual Business and Education Breakfast on...


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...


May 15, 2017
Students compete at Skills Ontario Competition

During May 1 to 3, 29 Conestoga students competed in the annual Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre....


May 10, 2017
Student TV news magazine wins national award

Conestoga Connected, a weekly TV show produced by second-year students in the Broadcasting - Television and Independent Production program, has...


May 8, 2017
Athletes of the Year honoured at awards banquet

On April 5, Conestoga honoured its top athletes at the 49th annual Athletic Banquet. During the event, the college’s top...


May 3, 2017
Financial Planning students deliver Junior Achievement program

On April 6, more than 40 Conestoga Business Administration - Financial Planning students volunteered their time at Clemens Mills Public...


May 9, 2017
Engineering professor recognized with national award for leadership excellence

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has recognized Conestoga Engineering professor Nancy Nelson with a gold award in Leadership Excellence for...


May 1, 2017
Woodworking skills on display at year-end showcase

Friends, family, program sponsors and members of the Conestoga community joined graduating students in the Woodworking Technician program on April...


April 28, 2017
Provincial budget commitments will produce a more highly skilled workforce

Measures announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget released on April 27 will allow more students to acquire the professional and...


April 28, 2017
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast today, Friday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of...


April 24, 2017
Library displays celebrate Conestoga's 50th anniversary

To celebrate Conestoga’s 50th anniversary, a series of displays will be available throughout the year in the Library Resource Centre...


April 24, 2017
Business student awarded national scholarship

Renee Newton, a student in the International Business Management degree program, has been awarded a $1,000 National Scholarship from the...


April 18, 2017
Minister Matthews announces provincial investment in pre-apprenticeship training

Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, and Kathryn...


April 13, 2017
Design Foundations students host year-end show

More than 450 pieces of artwork filled the grand foyer of the Waterloo Region Museum on April 12 for Skillz...


April 13, 2017
All campuses closed April 14

All Conestoga campuses will be closed on Friday, April 14 in observance of Good Friday. Classes are cancelled and there...


April 13, 2017
Insurance Institute names Conestoga grad top student in Canada

The Insurance Institute of Canada has named Olivia Pocol, a 2016 Conestoga Insurance graduate, winner of the Frank Dougan Award....


April 13, 2017
Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care launched at Conestoga

Community partners, supporters and friends joined representatives from Conestoga College, Schlegel Villages and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA)...


April 10, 2017
Awards ceremony celebrates students and mentors

On April 6, Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services honoured students and mentors at an awards...


April 10, 2017
Clothesline Project raises awareness on campus

T-shirts decorated with messages of hope and empowerment hung throughout the Atrium at the Doon campus on April 6 in...


April 7, 2017
Conestoga student wins silver at Special Olympics World Games

Conestoga student Allie Libertini finished the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria with two silver medals and a...


April 7, 2017
Ontario marks milestone anniversary for colleges

The Honourable Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge and Ontario's Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, visited Conestoga’s Doon campus on...


April 5, 2017
Bloom named one of Canada's best neighbourhood restaurants

Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant, a full-service licensed dining room that offers 3- and 4-course meals prepared by aspiring chefs and restaurant...


April 3, 2017
Visual Merchandising Arts students host year-end show

Students in Conestoga’s Visual Merchandising Arts two-year diploma program hosted their year-end portfolio show at Communitech on March 31. The...


April 3, 2017
Pitch Day supports young entrepreneurs

Grigoriy Kozyrev and Andriy Strebkov won $2,500 at Conestoga’s third annual Pitch Day competition held March 30 at the Cambridge...


April 2, 2017
New tentative deal reached between Region and GRT workers

On Sunday, April 2, the Region of Waterloo announced that a tentative agreement had been reached with Unifor 4304, representing...


March 31, 2017
Communications conference attracts sell-out crowd

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Public Relations program put their event planning and promotional skills into practice to co-host...


March 30, 2017
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) General Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program that begins this September...


March 30, 2017
Recreation Centre selected as finalist for architecture award

Conestoga’s Recreation Centre at the Doon campus has been named one of 20 finalists in the Ontario Association of Architects...


March 27, 2017
Conestoga hosts Truth and Reconciliation event

On March 24, students, employees and members of the Conestoga community gathered in the Recreation Centre at the Doon campus...


March 27, 2017
Top employers and students honoured during National Co-op Week

In recognition of National Co-op Week, Conestoga’s School of Career & Academic Access, Department of Co-operative Education, and Corporate Training...


March 27, 2017
Conestoga awarded grants to support e-waste recycling research

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


March 24, 2017
Ontario invests in pre-apprenticeship training

MPP Liz Sandals visited Conestoga’s Guelph campus on Friday, March 24 to announce an investment of $250,416 from the Government...


March 22, 2017
Hospitality and Culinary Arts chair delivers workshop at Institut Paul Bocuse

Keith Muller, Conestoga’s chair of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, was invited to present a workshop on Canadian wines at the...


March 20, 2017
Financial Planning students win gold and bronze at case competition

On March 4, Conestoga’s Financial Planning students finished the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning’s (CIFP) 2017 Case Challenge Competition with...


March 20, 2017
Conestoga student wins international welding robotics competition

Conestoga student Riley Ogilvie has won the International Student Robotic Welding Competition. Sponsored by the American Welding Society (AWS), the...


March 13, 2017
HGTV personality Sherry Holmes joins students at TNT Day

HGTV personality Sherry Holmes, of Holmes Makes it Right, joined girls in grades seven to 10 at the Waterloo campus...


March 13, 2017
Canstruction team celebrates 10th anniversary

Conestoga’s Canstruction team, led by faculty member Jim Gerrard and supported by students in the Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology...


March 10, 2017
Hospitality and Tourism students set sail for applied learning experience

A group of Conestoga Hospitality and Tourism students spent the February study break on a seven-night Western Caribbean tour on...


March 10, 2017
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

On March 8, the Conestoga community observed International Women’s Day at the Doon campus with a keynote address by Tahani...


March 8, 2017
Interior Decorating students host CHAIRity fundraiser at KPL

A collection of 17 repurposed chairs, professionally reupholstered and painted by Conestoga’s Interior Decorating students, are now on display at...


March 6, 2017
Technology opportunities highlighted at Go CODE Girl

On March 4, Conestoga welcomed girls in grades 7 to 11 to the Cambridge campus for Go CODE Girl. The...


March 6, 2017
Students develop technology solutions for accessibility

During Conestoga’s Student Success Week, a group of Engineering and IT students put their technical skills to work in the...


February 27, 2017
Aboriginal culture celebrated at annual Pow Wow

On February 18, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services welcomed more than 1,500 guests to the Recreation Centre at the Doon campus for...


February 27, 2017
Culinary students host Rising Stars series at the Kitchener Market

Second-year Culinary Management students kicked off the Rising Stars Canapé Series on February 22 at the Kitchener Market. The series...


February 27, 2017
Conestoga students place third in national supply chain competition

Students from Conestoga's School of Business finished with a bronze win at the Supply Chain Management Association’s (SCMA) sixth annual...


February 24, 2017
Networking event connects IT students to regional employers

On January 31, the Conestoga student chapter of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) held its first event at the...


February 15, 2017
Industry leader Martha George will be honoured at 2017 Golf Classic

Martha George, president of the Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), will be honoured at Conestoga’s 22nd annual Golf Classic on...


February 13, 2017
Culinary students and top chefs compete for Iron Chef title

On February 9, Conestoga Culinary students teamed up with the region’s top chefs for Iron Chef Waterloo Region. More than...


February 13, 2017
Bachelor of PR students plan communications conference

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Public Relations program are putting their event planning and promotional skills into practice as...


February 13, 2017
Conestoga volunteers use Student Success Week to make global impact

Ten Conestoga student volunteers will travel to San Jose, Costa Rica on February 25 to assist with a week-long construction...


February 6, 2017
Conestoga hosts health care and technology event

On Thursday, January 26, Conestoga welcomed more than 80 guests to the School of Health and Life Sciences and Community...


February 3, 2017
Conestoga graduates to work at Google's global headquarters

Last October, Google announced its acquisition of FameBit, a technology platform founded in 2013 that helps content creators and brands...


February 2, 2017
Ontario colleges launch William G. Davis Innovation Fund

To help mark the 50th anniversary of Ontario colleges this year, the William G. Davis Innovation Fund contest has been...


January 31, 2017
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Mathew Cordeiro, a full-time student who...


January 30, 2017
Conestoga capstone project offers transit solution

Students in Conestoga’s Mobile Solutions Development graduate certificate program have developed an iOS smartphone application that tracks Grand River Transit...


January 30, 2017
Students support expansion of food donation program

Students in Conestoga’s Renovation Technician program will fulfill their third request for food donation bins in early February. Students initially...


March 22, 2017
Free technology training program for women starts April 2017

Conestoga has been awarded funding for a fourth intake delivery of the IT Business Analysis program through the Women in...


January 26, 2017
Notice regarding health issues reported at Cambridge campus

Conestoga has received reports over the last few days from students and faculty members at the Cambridge campus regarding the...


January 25, 2017
Premier Wynne announces new research fund for Ontario's colleges

Premier Wynne visited Conestoga’s Doon campus on Tuesday, January 24 to announce a new fund that will support research and...


January 18, 2017
Polytechnics Canada: skilled trades vital for Canada's economy

In an op-ed for the Huffington Post on January 16, Nobina Robinson, CEO of Polytechnics Canada, said the skilled trades...


January 17, 2017
Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship programs

Conestoga is now accepting applications for tuition-free pre-apprenticeship programs. Funded by the Ontario government, the programs are part of a...


January 12, 2017
Celebration recognizes first CICE graduates

Conestoga’s School of Life and Health Sciences and Community Services recognized the first graduates of its Community Integration through Cooperative...


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....


January 6, 2017
Conestoga launches 50th anniversary website

This year Conestoga and Ontario’s other public colleges will celebrate 50 years of delivering career-focused education and preparing graduates for...


January 5, 2017
Conestoga entrepreneur profiled in national media

Renish Kamal, a participant in Conestoga’s Enterprise Catalyst program and CEO of Fidget Toys Ltd., was recently profiled in Maclean's...


January 4, 2017
Remembering Michael Sharratt

Dr. Michael Sharratt, distinguished professor emeritus of the University of Waterloo and former president of the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for...


December 21, 2016
Badminton team moves ahead in national rankings

Thanks to a recent win by Women’s Badminton player Victoria Duong, and other strong team results this season, the Conestoga...


December 19, 2016
Federal and provincial governments invest in Conestoga expansion

Elected representatives from the federal, provincial, regional and municipal governments joined members of the Conestoga community at the college’s North...


December 15, 2016
Freshco partnership provides trades students with holiday surprise

Students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) certificate program received an unexpected surprise on December 8 when construction magnate...


December 14, 2016
Conestoga employee brings home lessons learned from Team Ontario

Conestoga’s Recreation Facility Coordinator Jenni Bauer was selected as a coach with Team Ontario to compete at the Hockey Canada...


December 14, 2016
Conestoga student named Rugby Sevens Player of the Year

Conestoga’s Scarlett Jarquin has been named the Rugby Sevens Player of the Year by the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA)....


December 12, 2016
Faculty member honoured by Skills Ontario

Lou Dropka, a faculty member with Conestoga’s Mechanical Technician program, has been honoured with the Glenn Beatty award from Skills...


December 6, 2016
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and...


December 1, 2016
Students celebrate Respiratory Therapy Week

A group of Conestoga’s Health Sciences students celebrated Respiratory Therapy week at the Doon campus with an event that gave...


November 27, 2016
Marketing students capture another gold win at OCMC

A team of Marketing students continued Conestoga’s winning streak when they won gold at the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC)...


November 25, 2016
Steel teaching aid relocated to Cambridge campus

A steel teaching aid used by Construction, Architecture and Civil Engineering Technology faculty and students has been permanently relocated to...


November 24, 2016
Conestoga hosts Chinese delegation

Conestoga welcomed a delegation of senior officials from universities in China to the Doon campus on November 5. The visit...


November 29, 2016
Leadership gift fuels growth in health and community services programming

On November 8, Larry Ryan, president of Frank Cowan Company, visited Conestoga's Doon campus to present President John Tibbits with...


November 23, 2016
Conestoga welcomes students for provincial marketing competition

On November 24 and 25 Conestoga will welcome 250 students from 13 Ontario colleges when it hosts the 2016 Ontario...


November 18, 2016
Partnership will support $100M redevelopment project in Cambridge

On November 17, Conestoga president John Tibbits, along with Cambridge mayor Doug Craig and representatives from HIP Developments and...


November 17, 2016
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Farrah Moore, a full-time student who...


November 11, 2016
High school students compete in Conestoga's CyberOlympiad

Close to 90 high school students attended Conestoga’s CyberOlympiad on November 7 at the Cambridge campus. The full-day event ended...


November 10, 2016
Conestoga designated as Ontario Fire College Regional Training Centre

Collaboration between Conestoga College and Waterloo Region results in Conestoga’s designation as an Ontario Fire College Regional Training Centre for...


November 9, 2016
Conestoga student named Softball Player of the Year

The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) has named Conestoga’s Brittany Bell the Women’s Softball Player of the Year. She received...


November 3, 2016
Practical Nursing student appointed to RPNAO board

Practical Nursing student Victoria Bertrand has been appointed to the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario’s Board of Directors as...


October 29, 2016
Conestoga celebrates Fall Convocation 2016

Almost 1,650 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s Fall 2016 convocation ceremonies to be held on Saturday, October 29...


October 24, 2016
Ontario's best stone masons compete at Waterloo campus

Conestoga’s Roofing Skills and Training Centre at the Waterloo campus hosted the province’s best stone masons on October 5 for...


October 20, 2016
New partnership will address community health-care needs

Conestoga has launched a new community-based supportive care fast-track training and education opportunity in partnership with ONE CARE Home &...


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...


October 14, 2016
Conestoga honours outstanding graduates

Ten Conestoga graduates joined the ranks of the college’s Alumni of Distinction at a ceremony held on October 11 at...


October 10, 2016
Students support Food Bank at Oktoberfest breakfast

Conestoga’s Culinary and Hospitality students volunteered their time on Saturday, October 8 at the 35th annual Oktoberfest Family Breakfast. The...


October 5, 2016
Conestoga celebrates official opening of new Student Recreation Centre

The Conestoga community celebrated the official opening of the newly renovated Student Recreation Centre at the Doon campus on Tuesday,...


October 4, 2016
Construction students pledge to make job safety a priority

At a League of Champions event held at the Waterloo campus on October 3, students in Conestoga’s Construction trades programs...


September 30, 2016
Conestoga welcomes new Board of Governors Chair

Peter Benninger, founder and owner of Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of...


September 29, 2016
Varsity Weekend will celebrate Conestoga athletes

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation team will host the college’s first Varsity Weekend September 30 to October 2. The event features...


September 28, 2016
Province approves expansion of engineering degrees at colleges

Colleges Ontario, the advocacy organization for the province’s colleges of applied arts and technology, announced the Ministry of Advanced Education...


September 23, 2016
Conestoga to host Run for the Cure

Conestoga’s Doon campus will be one of 63 locations across Canada to host the CIBC Run for the Cure in...


September 19, 2016
Thousands of new students participate in Orientation activities

Conestoga’s Student Life department reported that more than 4,200 students participated in the Orientation Week activities held at Conestoga’s campuses...


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...


September 7, 2016
Conestoga granted more than $1.5M to support research and innovation

The Government of Canada will provide more than $1.5M to support applied research at Conestoga that will drive innovation to...


September 2, 2016
Ontario invests in research for food processing innovation

The Ontario government will provide $540,000 to support applied research at Conestoga College that will drive innovation for the food...


August 26, 2016
Graphic Design students win industry awards

A group of Conestoga’s Graphic Design graduates and students have been honoured with awards from the Association of Registered Graphic...


August 22, 2016
Ontario colleges partner with McDonald's Canada

McDonald’s employees are now eligible to receive credits towards a Conestoga business diploma thanks to a new agreement between Colleges...


August 22, 2016
Woodworking skills on display at student showcase

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Centre’s annual showcase on August...


August 19, 2016
Interior Design student wins Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Interior Design student Amy Meyers was named the winner of Conestoga’s 2016 Tech Showcase, held at the Cambridge...


August 16, 2016
Conestoga grad named to CPA national honour roll

Darren Rennie, a 2014 Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology graduate, has been named by the...


August 5, 2016
Students close summer season at Bloom with organic menu

Culinary students closed the summer season at Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant on July 15 with an organic menu prepared with locally...


August 4, 2016
Conestoga grads will compete for gold in Rio

Conestoga graduates Mandy Bujold and Korey Jarvis will represent Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games which begin August 5...


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...


July 19, 2016
DENSO Foundation recognized for ongoing support

On July 14, the DENSO North America Foundation was recognized for its ongoing support of Conestoga at an event held...


July 4, 2016
English language training connects newcomers to the community

More than 30 student volunteers, along with program representatives from Conestoga’s LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program, hosted...


June 30, 2016
International Education Office celebrates Canada Day

On June 30, Conestoga employees and students celebrated Canada’s 149th birthday at the college’s Welcome Centre at the Doon campus....


June 26, 2016
Program provides free skills training for women

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the Information Technology Training for Women Business Analysis program starting in September at Conestoga’s...


June 13, 2016
Safety and Security director elected president of security association

Conestoga’s director of safety and security, Kirsty Bradley-McMurtrie, has been elected president of the Ontario Association of College and University...


June 10, 2016
Conestoga student wins second Skills Canada medal

Business Administration - Accounting student Christina Loder won silver for Team Ontario at the 22nd Skills Canada National Competition, held...


June 10, 2016
Funding provides free skills training for Aboriginal students

Conestoga has received funding from the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) to provide free tuition, books and peer tutoring to...


June 8, 2016
Business leader Maureen Cowan recognized at Convocation

Business and community leader Maureen Cowan, co- CEO of Princeton Holdings, was presented with an honorary Bachelor of Applied Studies...


June 6, 2016
Conestoga Celebrates Spring Convocation

More than 4,300 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga's Spring Convocation ceremonies to be held June 6-9 at Bingemans...


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...


June 2, 2016
Industry association names Roads Scholars

The Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association (OHMPA) has named Conestoga Motive Power Technician - Heavy Equipment students Nicholas Rojas and...


June 2, 2016
Province honours Conestoga grad for volunteer work

Conestoga graduate Fitsum Areguy received the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers at a ceremony held at Queen’s Park on May...


May 30, 2016
Students share experiences at Discovery Day

Prospective students, parents and educators attended Conestoga’s Discovery Day, held May 25 at the Doon campus. The event provided visitors...


May 27, 2016
Golf Classic raises funds for School of Business

More than $50,000 was raised at Conestoga’s 21st annual Golf Classic, held May 17 at Whistle Bear Golf Club. This...


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 27, 2016
Conestoga professor honoured with Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education

Conestoga professor Nancy Nelson was honoured with the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education at an awards gala held in...


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 16, 2016
Donation bins support Police to Food Bank partnership

At a community event held at police headquarters on May 14, Waterloo Regional Police Services Chief Bryan Larkin thanked Conestoga...


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...


May 5, 2016
Technology training program for women celebrates success

Graduates, faculty, community partners and placement hosts of the Information Technology Training for Women (ITTW) Business Analysis program gathered to...


May 4, 2016
Conestoga students win 14 medals at skills competition

Fourteen Conestoga students celebrated medal wins on May 4 at the closing ceremony of the 27th annual Ontario Technological Skills...


May 3, 2016
Conestoga honoured with Community Partner Award

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) has named Conestoga the recipient of its 2016 Community Partner Award....


May 2, 2016
Skills Ontario competition kicks off

Between May 2 and 4, 2,100 competitors from high schools and colleges across Ontario will visit RIM Park to compete...


May 2, 2016
PR students raise $30,000 for local charities

Thanks to a series of very successful fundraising events held by students in Conestoga’s Public Relations diploma and degree programs,...


April 28, 2016
Flags at half-mast

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will fly at half-mast today, Thursday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of...


April 22, 2016
Woodworking students showcase final-year projects

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician and Cabinetmaker apprenticeship programs displayed their final-year projects at the Woodworking Centre at Doon...


April 21, 2016
Students complete term with live fire training

On April 20, students in Conestoga’s Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training program finished their second term by completing a full...


April 21, 2016
Conference delivers ECE learning opportunities

On April 2, Conestoga hosted the 28th Annual Early Learning and Child Care Conference at the Doon campus. The event...


April 18, 2016
Free training program for women starts September 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the full-time, tuition-free Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) General Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program that starts...


April 18, 2016
Hallman Foundation recognized for support of CICE program

On April 14, students and their families, faculty and staff, Program Advisory Council members and community partners attended a celebration...


April 15, 2016
Conestoga to offer Nike Sports Camps

Conestoga has partnered with Sports Camps Canada - the official operator of Nike Sports Camps in Canada - to offer...


April 12, 2016
Students exhibit work at year-end design show

Students in Conestoga’s one-year Design Foundations certificate program hosted the sixth annual Skillz Manifesto on April 8 at the Waterloo...


April 11, 2016
Entrepreneurs pitch innovative business ideas

Renish Kamal, a participant in Conestoga’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Catalyst program, received $3,000 to support her startup business venture...


April 10, 2016
Students and mentors honoured at awards ceremony

The School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services honoured students and mentors at an awards ceremony held April...


April 10, 2016
Conestoga honours top athletes

Conestoga’s top athletes were honoured at the 48th annual Athletic Banquet held April 6 at Conestoga Place in Kitchener....


April 8, 2016
Interior Design student awarded industry scholarship

Fourth year Bachelor of Interior Design student Amy Schell received a $500 scholarship from the Association of Registered Interior Designers...


April 8, 2016
Health and community service students host interprofessional workshop

On April 5, Conestoga’s WIHSC group (Waterloo Interprofessional Health and Community Student Collaborative) hosted an interactive workshop at the Doon...


April 8, 2016
Partnership supports Conestoga's Robotics Innovation Group

Conestoga's Robotics Innovation Group (RIG) has partnered with Proto3000, a Vaughan-based engineering firm. Through the partnership, Proto3000 will provide $40,000...


April 1, 2016
Register now for 2016 Golf Classic

Registration is now open for the Conestoga’s annual Golf Classic event to be held this year on May 17 at...


March 23, 2016
Students refurbish chairs to support Habitat for Humanity

Faculty and students from Conestoga’s Interior Decorating diploma program hosted the fifth annual Chairity Gala at the Waterloo Region Museum...


March 23, 2016
Students apply their learning through cruise adventure

A group of ten Hospitality and Tourism students took part in a unique study-at-sea opportunity during the recent Study Week....


March 22, 2016
Clothesline Project raises awareness on campus

On March 10, Conestoga’s Respect Campaign and Student Life team hosted the annual Clothesline Project at the Doon campus to...


March 21, 2016
Woodworking student wins first place in cabinetmaking contest

Woodworking Technology student Caleb Perry won first place in the 2016 AWMAC provincial cabinetmaking contest held March 19 at Conestoga’s...


March 18, 2016
New opportunities for international students

Officials from Beijing Polytechnic, one of China’s leading vocational colleges, visited Conestoga’s Cambridge and Doon campuses on March 17 for...


March 18, 2016
Conestoga honours top employers and co-op students

In recognition of this year's National Co-op Week, Conestoga recognized some of the college’s outstanding employer-partners and co-op students at...


March 16, 2016
Business students win at case competition

A team of Conestoga Business students won a bronze medal at the Lloyd Clive Memorial Student Case Competition held February...


March 14, 2016
Conestoga advertising grad covers PM's visit to Washington

Taylor Jones, a 2010 graduate of Conestoga’s Advertising program, landed the opportunity of a lifetime when he was selected to...


March 14, 2016
Architecture students stomp out hunger

Students in the Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology program were one of 18 teams to participate in Canstruction Waterloo Region....


March 11, 2016
Insurance Institute of Ontario honours Conestoga grads

The Insurance Institute of Ontario’s Conestoga Chapter held its annual convocation at Bingemans on February 25. During the ceremony 15...


March 10, 2016
Winning streak continues for Financial Planning students

Conestoga’s Financial Planning students kept a winning streak alive when they brought home the gold and bronze medals from the...


March 9, 2016
Climate change strategy should include investment in colleges

Ontario’s public colleges are calling on the federal government to invest in expansion and renewal projects at colleges that will...


March 7, 2016
Runway show raises funds for Lyme disease research

On March 4, second-year students in the Visual Merchandising Arts program hosted Conestoga’s sixth annual aWEARness runway performance at the...


February 26, 2016
Ontario budget includes commitment to applied research

The Ontario government’s announcement of $20 million over three years to be invested in applied research at colleges demonstrates an...


February 22, 2016
4x4 Challenge supports classroom learning

A group of students in the Engineering and Information Technology programs spent their study week competing to find solutions to...


February 22, 2016
Pow Wow celebrates Aboriginal culture and heritage

Hundreds of guests from Ontario and Detroit took part in Conestoga’s sixth annual Pow Wow on Saturday, February 20 at...


February 22, 2016
Girls explore software and technology opportunities

On Saturday, February 20, Conestoga’s Cambridge campus welcomed girls in grades 7 through 11 for Go CODE Girl....


February 19, 2016
Fitness centre opens at Doon campus

The second phase of renovations at the Recreation Centre are complete and the new, modern facilities at the Doon campus...


February 18, 2016
Applications open for new pre-apprenticeship programs

Conestoga is now accepting applications for new, tuition-free pre-apprenticeship programs. Funded by the Ontario government, the programs are part of...


February 16, 2016
Event connects students with regional resources and partners

On February 11, Conestoga hosted the Domestic Assault Review Team (DART) of Waterloo Region for a panel discussion on domestic...


February 10, 2016
Donation supports fire training program

A generous donation to Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Service means students in the Pre-Service Firefighter...


February 5, 2016
Top chefs compete for Iron Chef title

More than 250 guests sampled the flavours of Mardi Gras at Conestoga’s fifth annual Iron Chef Waterloo Region competition held...


February 5, 2016
Pre-Hospital Care lab opens at Conestoga

A new, state-of-the-art laboratory opened at Conestoga’s Doon campus on February 4 will provide future emergency responders with the opportunity...


February 2, 2016
Conestoga receives funding for social innovation research

Researchers at Conestoga have been named as first-round recipients of funding through the Community and College Social Innovation Fund pilot...


January 29, 2016
Local food enthusiasts support Conestoga

Waterloo Region’s chapter of Les Marmitons, an international cooking club for men interested in fine food, wine and the culinary...


January 28, 2016
Technology meets health care at campus event

More than 135 guests gathered at Conestoga’s School of Health and Life Sciences on January 27 to participate in Hacking...


January 22, 2016
Alumni share success stories at networking event

Conestoga’s first annual Interior Decorating and Visual Merchandising Arts Alumni Celebration on January 20 brought together grads, students and faculty...


January 20, 2016
Students display work at Kitchener Public Library

From January 16 to February 6, Conestoga Visual Merchandising Arts students will have pieces from their upcoming aWEARness runway performance...


January 18, 2016
Students design solution for electronic waste recycling

An applied research project has moved from a Conestoga lab to the production line at a local business thanks to...


January 14, 2016
Partnership connects students with employers in the region

The Transportation Maintenance and Technology Association (TMTA) of Waterloo Region has entered into a Strategic Staffing Partnership (SSP) with Conestoga...


January 12, 2016
Faculty member awarded $100,000 for research project

Conestoga faculty member Jean Filion was among the winners of the 2015 inaugural WORLDiscoveries Vanguard Awards. He received a $100,000...


December 23, 2015
Students raise over $11,000 for United Way

During the Fall term, Business diploma students in the Management, Supply Chain and Purchasing programs raised over $11,000 for United...


December 11, 2015
Student volunteers heading to Guatemala

A group of 14 Conestoga students will depart for Antigua, Guatemala on February 13, 2016 to volunteer their time on...


December 11, 2015
Conestoga recognized for participation in mentoring day

On December 1, Conestoga received a Five-Year Recognition Award from Dolphin Digital Technologies and the Workforce Planning Board of...


December 10, 2015
President's leadership gift supports new college library

Conestoga President John Tibbits is providing a leadership gift to support the technology and resource needs of the college's Library...


December 8, 2015
Conestoga graduate named top insurance student in Canada

The Insurance Institute of Canada has named Conestoga Insurance graduate Caesar Martini winner of the 2015 Frank Dougan Prize. The...


December 8, 2015
Area MPPs announce new program for youth

Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, and Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, visited Conestoga’s Doon campus on Friday, December 4,...


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...


December 4, 2015
Conestoga advertising students win at competition

On November 15, three Conestoga Advertising and Marketing Communications students placed second in Wilfrid Laurier University’s first ever MadHawk advertising...


December 3, 2015
Marketing students win gold at provincial competition

A team of Conestoga marketing students won first place and brought home the gold medal from the Ontario Colleges’ Marketing...


November 27, 2015
Conestoga grad named 2015 Young Wood Pro

Dylan Horst, a 2015 Woodworking graduate, was recently named this year's winner of the Young Wood Pro contest by the...


November 26, 2015
New leadership program receives provincial award

Leadership in Long-Term Care and Retirement Living, a new certificate program developed by Conestoga in partnership with the Schlegel-UW Research...


November 26, 2015
Partnership honoured at Community Awards event

The partnership between Conestoga and Lisaard House/Innisfree House to provide professional, compassionate, residential hospice care in Waterloo Region was recognized...


November 24, 2015
Broadcast students deliver exclusive parade coverage

On Saturday, November 21 students in Conestoga’s Broadcast Television program lent their skills to provide exclusive coverage of the annual...


November 20, 2015
Co-Curricular Record initiative continues to grow

Conestoga’s Co-Curricular Record (CCR), launched in September 2014, connects students to on-campus opportunities that range from committees to volunteer positions...


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...


November 18, 2015
Conestoga grad honoured at 2015 Premier's Awards

Marianne Walker, a 1977 graduate of the Nursing program at Conestoga College, joined the ranks of Ontario's most distinguished college...


November 12, 2015
Conestoga graduate wins international competition

Monica Taschner, a 2015 graduate of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program, was named winner...


November 10, 2015
Programs reaccredited by Canadian Institute of Management

Conestoga’s Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management (IBM) and advanced diploma Business Administration - Management (BAM) programs were...


November 6, 2015
First-year student wins back tuition

First-year Pre-Health Sciences student Mike Stockall was the lucky winner of Conestoga’s tuition draw. All students who paid their fees...


November 6, 2015
Lockdown at Doon - November 5

Conestoga’s Doon campus was briefly placed on lockdown at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 5....


November 5, 2015
Alumni honoured at awards ceremony

A group of nine alumni, representing a variety of backgrounds and a wide range of professional fields, were presented with...


November 4, 2015
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of Cameron Bozoian, a Conestoga student who passed away...


November 2, 2015
Engineering students meet design challenge

As part of their third-year project, a group of students in the Mechanical Systems Engineering program teamed up with industrial...


November 2, 2015
Student food drive breaks record

A group of nine international students volunteered their time at a food drive on Saturday, October 24 to support Conestoga's...


October 30, 2015
Fall Convocation 2015

More than 1400 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s Fall 2015 convocation ceremonies be held on Saturday, October 31...


October 30, 2015
Centre of Excellence advances aging research and care

An innovative new facility that will enhance the quality of life and care for seniors through collaboration between health-care professionals,...


October 30, 2015
First cohort of Interior Design students celebrate graduation

The first cohort of students to complete Conestoga’s Bachelor of Interior Design program celebrated their achievement with friends, family and...


October 28, 2015
Group inspires innovation outside the classroom

Conestoga’s Robotics Innovation Group (RIG) has taken learning beyond the classroom by building RIGbot - a 3D-printed life-size robot based...


October 26, 2015
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga student Bradley Strader of Walkerton, who...


October 22, 2015
Engineering project helps prevent workplace injuries

An automated solution created by third-year Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) students may be the answer to preventing workplace injuries at...


October 21, 2015
Students support Habitat for Humanity

A group of first-year students in the General Arts and Sciences program at Conestoga’s Brantford campus recently rolled up their...


October 19, 2015
Girls explore careers in engineering

Girls in grades seven to 10 had the chance to learn more about Conestoga's engineering programs at Go ENG Girl...


October 14, 2015
Applied research project offers manufacturing solution

A non-contact measuring system developed through an applied research project at Conestoga provided a time-saving manufacturing solution for a southern-Ontario...


October 13, 2015
Waterloo campus hosts masonry competition

On October 7, the Roofing Skills and Training Centre at Conestoga's Waterloo campus hosted the SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 -...


October 13, 2015
Students support annual Oktoberfest breakfast

Students in Conestoga's Culinary and Hospitality programs volunteered their time to support the 34th annual Oktoberfest Family Breakfast on Saturday,...


October 7, 2015
Tours offer behind-the-scenes look at unique facility

The Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) welcomed the return of its Food Tech Tuesday tours on September...


October 5, 2015
CIBC Run for the Cure at Conestoga

Conestoga's Doon and Cambridge (Fountain St.) campuses welcomed a sea of pink on Sunday, October 4 as breast cancer survivors...


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 30, 2015
PR professor-turned-intern learns from former students

Paula Barrett, a professor in Conestoga’s Public Relations program, is engaged in a real-life version of the recently released Hollywood...


September 28, 2015
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in memory of Conestoga student Samantha Rose Desousa, 18, who died...


September 25, 2015
Engineering Technology students showcase their skills at Maker Expo

On Saturday, September 19, members of Conestoga’s student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) participated in...


September 22, 2015
Students offer support to local food drive

Students in Conestoga’s Renovation Technician program received thanks from Waterloo Fire Rescue Chief Richard Hepditch on September 22 during a...


September 22, 2015
Paramedic students test skills with real-world simulations

More than 25 second-year students in Conestoga’s Paramedic program participated in a training day hosted by the Minto Fire Department...


September 20, 2015
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag has been lowered to half-mast in honour of Conestoga student Axel Bollenbach, who passed away on...


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 4, 2015
Graphic design students recognized with industry awards

Graduates and students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design program recently received top prizes in the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)...


August 24, 2015
Conestoga issues its first ONE Card

Incoming students attending orientation at the Cambridge campus on August 24 were among the first to receive Conestoga’s new ONE...


August 21, 2015
Woodworking students present capstone projects

Second year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Centre’s annual showcase on...


August 20, 2015
Student skills on display at Tech Showcase

On August 18, students from technology-related programs shared their final year, final term projects with family, faculty and industry partners...


July 24, 2015
Students, staff and grads build excitement at the Pan Am Games

The largest multi-sport Games ever held in Canada are underway in venues across southern Ontario and Conestoga students, staff and...


July 21, 2015
Conestoga program receives international interest

Students in Conestoga’s Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) degree program may have the opportunity to explore international co-op...


July 9, 2015
Conestoga's School of Business named company of the year

At an awards ceremony held at the Grand Valley Golf Club on June 3, Conestoga’s School of Business was named...


July 8, 2015
Engineering students to host provincial delegates

Conestoga’s Engineering Society (CES) has been selected to host the 2016 annual general meeting of the Engineering Student Societies’ Council...


July 2, 2015
Partnership provides students with the latest automotive technology

Students in Conestoga’s motive power programs will now have access to the latest motor vehicle technology thanks to a partnership...


June 30, 2015
Holiday hours - July 1, 2015

Open access labs at the Doon, Cambridge, Waterloo and Guelph campuses will be available for student use from 8:00 a.m....


June 25, 2015
Mentorship program supports local startups

Participants of Conestoga’s Centre for Entrepreneurship were among the 40 local startups introduced at a launch event at the Accelerator...


June 25, 2015
Linamar supports education and training for skilled trades

Linamar Corporation, a diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products, will provide $500,000 to Conestoga College over the next...


June 19, 2015
New research project explores the use of robotics in recycling

Starting this September, Conestoga’s Centre for Smart Manufacturing will be home to a new research project that will explore the...


June 19, 2015
Summer course offers unique experience for food science students

With just a week of classes left to go, a team of students in Conestoga’s summer Food Processing Operations course...


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...


June 12, 2015
PR students apply skills to support the community

Students in Conestoga’s Public Relations diploma and degree programs put their skills into practice this past term, raising more than...


June 11, 2015
Community leader Ron Schlegel recognized at Convocation

Dr. Ronald P. Schlegel, founder and primary funder of the Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, was presented with...


June 10, 2015
Former head of Toyota's Canadian operations recognized at Convocation

Ray Tanguay, former chairman of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), was presented with an Honorary Bachelor of Applied Studies degree...


June 5, 2015
Community leaders to be honoured at Spring Convocation

Special guests at Conestoga’s Spring 2015 Convocation ceremonies next week will include two community and business leaders who will be...


June 4, 2015
New students learn about accessible services

On Tuesday, June 2, over 100 new and prospective students, along with parents and educators, attended Conestoga’s annual Discovery Day...


June 3, 2015
Annual golf tournament raises $65,000

Conestoga’s annual Golf Classic celebrated its 20th anniversary this year with more than 140 golfers who teamed up at Whistle...


June 3, 2015
Conestoga students win at national skills competition

Conestoga students Benjamin Lorantfy and Christina Loder both won medals at Canada’s 21st National Skills Competition held May 27-30 in...


June 4, 2015
Young women explore careers in the trades

More than 175 young women from eight local school boards attended Conestoga’s Jill of all Trades event held June 3...


June 3, 2015
Conestoga President's term renewed to 2018

Conestoga’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Dr. John Tibbits will continue to serve as president of the...


May 31, 2015
Trades & Apprenticeship students honoured at awards ceremony

Close to 150 industry and donor-sponsored awards, valued at over $124,000, were presented to students at Conestoga’s sixth annual Trades...


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...


May 27, 2015
Students raise funds to support Nepal relief effort

A team of international students from Conestoga raised more than $1,000 to support the Nepal relief effort in a recent...


May 21, 2015
Partnership delivers skilled training for youth

A new partnership between Conestoga, Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Second Chance Employment Services and Wyndham...


May 9, 2015
Free training program for women begins September 2015

Conestoga, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, will deliver the Women in Skilled Trades General Carpentry program beginning September...


May 9, 2015
Ontario Skills 2015

Thirty-three Conestoga students were among the more than 2,000 competitors at the 2015 Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) held from...


April 30, 2015
Cambridge and Conestoga: partners for sportsplex project

On Tuesday, April 28, Cambridge City Council voted to move forward with negotiations for a partnership with Conestoga for the...


April 17, 2015
Top athletes honoured at Athletics Banquet

Conestoga’s top athletes were honoured at the college’s Varsity Athletics Awards banquet held on April 7 at Conestoga Place in...


April 17, 2015
New programs address community need for palliative care

New certificate programs recently launched at Conestoga College will provide both new and experienced nursing staff with the specialized skills...


April 9, 2015
Agreement brings international students to Conestoga

An agreement between Conestoga and the Continental Institute for International Studies (CIIS) will allow students from India to complete the...


March 27, 2015
Conestoga grads recognized at Insurance Institute convocation

Graduates of Conestoga’s Insurance - Property & Casualty diploma program topped the field at the 2015 convocation ceremony held by...


March 22, 2015
Conestoga honours outstanding students and employers

Close to 100 members of the Conestoga community, partners and friends gathered in the Blue Room at the Doon campus...


March 3, 2015
New Centre for Smart Manufacturing launched

The official launch of a new applied research facility that will drive innovation, commercialization, productivity improvement and competitiveness for Ontario’s...


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...


February 7, 2015
Business students impress at Case Competition

A team of students from Conestoga’s Business programs achieved a bronze medal finish at the 2015 Lloyd Clive Memorial Student...


February 7, 2015
Local Iron Chef competition attracts record crowds

More than 340 guests were in attendance as some of the region’s most celebrated chefs, supported by students in Conestoga’s...


February 6, 2015
4X4 Challenge 2015

More than 50 students in Conestoga's Engineering and Information Technology programs will use their upcoming Study Week to build their...


January 30, 2015
Student entrepreneurs recognized

Fourteen student entrepreneurs enrolled in Conestoga’s Small Business Ventures graduate certificate program got a hand up in launching their new...


January 23, 2015
New mobile app promotes safe and secure campuses

For students, employees and visitors to Conestoga’s main campuses in Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo and Guelph, direct access to campus information,...