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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
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
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 Conestoga graduate Mandy Bujold’s new challenge is promoting the skilled trades, in particular to women who are


March 1, 2024
Capstone project creates marketing plan for BIPOC educational organization

Students in Conestoga’s Advertising and Marketing Communications program shared their expertise and enthusiasm to help their capstone client flourish in


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
Review of rural nursing education by three Conestoga employees published

Two Conestoga nursing professors and a health sciences librarian teamed up on a review of the literature exploring rural clinical


February 16, 2024
Public relations students begin capstone projects to develop pitches for clients

Bachelor of Public Relations students at Conestoga started work on their capstone projects, creating communication strategies for real-world clients.


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 15, 2024
Message from Conestoga’s Board of Governors

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is governed by a Board of Governors that includes volunteers appointed from


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