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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 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
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


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