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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....


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 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...


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...


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 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...


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...


March 25, 2021
Students share real-life engineering stories

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


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

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


November 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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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 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 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...


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 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 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...


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 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 &...


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...


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...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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 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 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...


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...


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....


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,...


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...


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...


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 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...


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
Donation supports student learning

Conestoga students in the Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding and Robotics program have access to new learning opportunities thanks to...


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 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...


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...


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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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...


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 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...


October 18, 2017
Conestoga community members named 2017 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year

Two members of the Conestoga community were recognized among the 2017 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year at an...


October 17, 2017
Engineering careers explored at Go Eng Girl

On October 14, female students in grades 7 to 10 attended Go ENG Girl at Conestoga’s Cambridge campus where they...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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

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


May 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 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...


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 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 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 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 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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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 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 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...


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...


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 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...


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 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
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...


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....


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
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....


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 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 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...


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 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...


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 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 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 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 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...


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...


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 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...


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

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


December 12, 2014
Students get inside look at the world of Business Analysis

On November 26, students enrolled in Conestoga’s Information Technology Business Analysis program had the opportunity to learn first-hand from a...


November 7, 2014
Program provides women with a new career start

A new graduate certificate program at Conestoga is helping women across our community gain the skills and training that will...


October 17, 2014
Putting their skills to the test

Students in Conestoga’s Robotics and Automation program put their design, problem-solving and teamwork skills to the test last week as...


October 8, 2014
Leaders for skills training

A faculty member in Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology was recently chosen to serve as Canada’s expert for...


October 1, 2014
Egg Drop competition on target to build teamwork

Students in Conestoga’s Robotics and Automation program put their analytic, creative and teamwork skills to the test at the college’s...


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

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


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

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


August 26, 2014
Second Conestoga Engineering degree granted accreditation

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


August 15, 2014
Skills on display - Tech Showcase 2014

On the afternoon of August 12, over 90 students from a variety of technology-related programs in the areas of computing,...


June 14, 2014
Students excel at Skills Canada 2014

Conestoga students demonstrated that their skills are among the best in the country at the Skills Canada National Competition held...


May 2, 2014
Students showcase year-end projects

Conestoga students presented their software creations at the annual Software Engineering Technology capstone project showcase held in the Sanctuary at...


April 30, 2014
Innovation on display at Conestoga

Students from more than a dozen diploma programs displayed their final term projects in the Atrium at the Cambridge Engineering...


April 25, 2014
Designing furniture from scratch

Students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program presented their year-end projects as part of a special event held in the Woodworking...


April 16, 2014
Conestoga students design for Habitat

A group of Conestoga design students applied their skills to a local Habitat for Humanity build as part of a...


March 21, 2014
Students build for Habitat in Vegas

Twenty-four Conestoga students recently travelled to Las Vegas, Nevada for a five-day trip to contribute their skills to a Habitat...


March 13, 2014
Conestoga team takes top prize in national water conservation competition

A team of students from Conestoga’s Environmental Engineering graduate certificate program has been awarded first prize in Canada’s Most Water...


February 25, 2014
Conestoga students showcase innovation

Good ideas are disruptive. That was the key message delivered to Conestoga students participating in the third annual 4x4 Challenge...


February 12, 2014
Students apply their skills at Design Charrette

Waterloo Innovation Park played host to 14 of Conestoga's interior design students as they faced off in a layout and...


October 25, 2013
Go ENG Girl inspires young minds

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


September 18, 2013
Conestoga student wins international award

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


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

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


August 29, 2013
Students develop solutions to meet industry need

Students in Conestoga's Mechanical Engineering Technology (Robotics and Automation) program have developed a robotic solution that will streamline the manufacturing...


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

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


August 21, 2013
Students display projects at Tech Showcase

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


June 21, 2013
Applied research project receives federal funding

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


April 9, 2013
Engineering students achieve top honours in provincial competition

A group of four Conestoga engineering students demonstrated the effectiveness of project-based learning as they achieved a top-three finish in...


February 23, 2013
Conestoga hosts second 4x4 technology challenge

Almost 50 students from Conestoga's IT, Software and Electronics programs are using this week’s Study Break as an opportunity to...


December 13, 2012
Students build racing robots

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


October 11, 2012
Interior Design students win national award

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


July 19, 2012
New Construction Project Management Graduate Certificate Program Begins Fall 2012

Apply now for full or part-time studies beginning in September 2012....


May 25, 2012
Robotics students get taste of food industry

Thanks to a pair of propitious partnerships, Conestoga’s robotics program has begun to position itself in the rapidly growing food...


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

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


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

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


April 9, 2012
Conestoga students take top honours in provincial woodworking competition

Two Conestoga woodworking students finished among the top three in a recent competition held by the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association...


April 9, 2012
Conestoga teams impress at local Pitch Night

Conestoga showed its entrepreneurial spirit on March 28, when five teams represented the college at a local Pitch Night competition....


April 2, 2012
Students receive top prize for Crowning Achievements

A group of Conestoga architecture students participating in an event to raise money and awareness for hunger in the community...


March 20, 2012
Students travel to New Orleans for build project

A group of Conestoga architecture students recently returned from New Orleans, where they spent their Study Week working on a...


March 2, 2012
Providing the comforts of home to international students

For their home away from home, many of Conestoga’s international students choose homestay, which offers home cooking, a chance to...


March 2, 2012
Inaugural technology competition a huge success

More than 30 students from Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology participated in the college’s inaugural 4X4 Challenge over...


February 24, 2012
Robotics students add flair to opening ceremony

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


February 2, 2012
Competition winners pay it forward

Three Conestoga students who won a robotics race car competition have donated their $1,000 prize to the SickKids Foundation....


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

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


December 12, 2011
Conestoga grad excels at international skills competition

Jonathan Sinke, who graduated from Conestoga’s cabinetmaking apprenticeship program in November 2011, was awarded the bronze medal in cabinetmaking at...


November 10, 2011
Working Together for Canada's Aerospace Industry

A new partnership announced today between Conestoga College and Lockheed Martin, one of the world’s largest engineering companies, will enhance...


June 21, 2011
Engineering Technology Association Honours Conestoga Program Developers

Conestoga’s developers of an exam program for Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians will be recognized for their significant contribution to...


June 14, 2011
Conestoga Spring Convocation Ceremonies to be Held June 14-16

More than 3800 graduating students will be recognized at the 43rd Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and...


May 12, 2011
Conestoga Brings Home Top Honours from Ontario Skills Competition

Conestoga once again enjoyed outstanding success at this year’s Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) held in Waterloo on May 2-4....


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

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


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

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


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

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


March 25, 2011
Conestoga Students Drop the Dime on Hunger

Marshmallow men walking the plank and honey bears dueling on deck. Those were two key details on the 3D dime...


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

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


March 9, 2011
Conestoga Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Students

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


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

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


November 30, 2010
Conestoga Students Honoured by International Foundation

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


November 10, 2010
Convocation Awards Honour Outstanding Students

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


October 22, 2010
Home Builders' Association Partners With Conestoga College to Educate

Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association (WRHBA) has been working with Conestoga College School of Trades and Apprenticeships on three...


September 25, 2010
Giving Conestoga College Students The Tools For Success

McGuinty Government Investing In State-of-the-art College Equipment Students at Conestoga College are benefiting from the latest technologies and equipment as...


September 14, 2010
Architecture Students Pursuing Masters in Calgary

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


September 8, 2010
Conestoga First College in Ontario to Receive Engineering Accreditation

Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning recently made post-secondary education history in Ontario and Canada. Conestoga’s Mechanical Systems...


August 25, 2010
Babcock & Wilcox Scholarships Go to Outstanding Tech Students

Two Conestoga mechanical engineering technology students have each earned a $1,875 scholarship from Babcock & Wilcox Canada for their academic...


July 20, 2010
Welder caps off 5 years of competitions with Gold, Bronze Medals

At the May Skills Competition in Waterloo, Conestoga College brought home 18 provincial medals. This was six more than any...


May 25, 2010
Smart Start - Get Your School Year Off to a Great Start

Let us introduce you to Smart Start, a free transition program running this summer at Doon Campus for all pre-entry...


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

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


November 6, 2009
Conestoga Student Wins Provincial Gold in Cross Country

By Coach Ken Yandeau Jason Smith, a second year student in the Architecture - Construction Engineering program, is the new...


November 6, 2009
Former Conestoga Dean Receives International Award

Former Conestoga dean and professor Tony Martinek, who touched the lives of many students, has been awarded the prestigious Gratias...


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

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


June 9, 2009
College-Wide Awards Honour Outstanding Students and Faculty

As part of the 41st Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning on June 10-11, President...


May 6, 2009
Conestoga Students Win 19 Ontario Skills Medals

At the 20th annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), held in Waterloo on May 4-5, Conestoga College enjoyed outstanding success...


April 29, 2009
Conestoga Gains $784,000 for Skills Training Programs for Women

Our government is committed to helping women gain the skills they need to achieve economic independence. With those words,...


April 28, 2009
Welding Students Honoured

On April 24, 2009 the Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Welding Association hosted its annual Student Night in Mississauga...


March 31, 2009
Conestoga Names Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

March 23-27 was National Co-op Week, recognizing the value and importance of co-operative education at Canada's colleges and universities,...


March 27, 2009
Evoy Bursary

Even a quiet gesture can have a significant impact. Such a quality describes in good measure the late George Evoy...


March 12, 2009
New Basic Masonry Skills Program in Mississauga

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and the Ontario Masonry Training Centre (OMTC) are co-operating to offer a...


March 2, 2009
New Masonry Fundamentals Program

Conestoga College is pleased to announce its partnership with the Ontario Masonry Training Centre (OMTC) in Mississauga to offer...


February 24, 2009
One More Good Contractor

Local contractor gets the job done, from leaky faucets to home renovations. He's done everything from deliver pizza to...


January 26, 2009
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Nineteen students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of more than $21,000 in entrance and academic...


December 18, 2008
Conestoga Professor Co-Winner of American Welding Society Honour

Dr. Tam Nguyen, who is a professor at Conestoga, is co-winner of the 2008 Charles H. Jennings Award of...


December 10, 2008
College Transfer for Degree Completion at Conestoga

Conestoga offers three degree programs in the School of Engineering and each one allows for college transfer of credits from...


December 9, 2008
Wood Products Students Garner Awards from National Council

Conestoga wood products program students have earned a clean sweep in a regional student design competition sponsored by the...


December 8, 2008
Conestoga - Tops Polytechnic Contest

Conestoga, is a proud member of Polytechnics Canada - an alliance of seven internationally recognized publicly funded post-secondary institutions committed...


November 27, 2008
European University Partnership for IAMT Program

Students in Conestoga's Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program will have an opportunity to study and learn at some of...


November 24, 2008
Ontario Recognizes Team Canada Skills Team Members

As part of the Skilled Trades Week in Canada, the Team Canada Members from Ontario joined the Minister of...


November 20, 2008
Conestoga Open House to Showcase Programs, Services

In terms of enrolment, program numbers and program variety, Conestoga College has experienced tremendous growth in the past five years....


November 14, 2008
Babcock & Wilcox Scholarships Go To Outstanding Tech Students

Two Conestoga mechanical engineering technology students have each earned a $1,875 scholarship from Babcock & Wilcox Canada for their...


November 11, 2008
Students Get Passing Grade

When Mike Holmes says you've made it right, you've probably passed the test. The renovation guru dropped by the...


October 29, 2008
Conestoga Fall Convocation on November 1

The fall ceremony of the 40th Convocation of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will take place on...


October 29, 2008
World-Class Recognition for Conestoga Program

The International Facility Management Association Foundation, which oversees the degree program recognition process for the organization, has just named...


October 23, 2008
Conestoga College Officially Takes Ownership of Cambridge Lands to Build New Campus

The economic impact of today's official announcement that Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has exercised its option...


September 24, 2008
Conestoga College Enrolment Rises Significantly for Fall 2008

Enrolment in full-time, post-secondary programs at Conestoga College stands at 7,540 as of September 2008, according to the Office...


September 10, 2008
Conestoga, Michigan University Sign Transfer Agreement

On September 9 in Kitchener, senior officials of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and Davenport University...


August 25, 2008
Information Technology Training Program - Fully Funded for Women

Conestoga College is pleased to offer a full-time information technology training program for women. The program is fully funded...


August 19, 2008
Premier McGuinty Announces $21 Million for New Conestoga Campus

KITCHENER - Before an enthusiastic audience of more than 250 business and industrial leaders, government officials, and Conestoga employees and...


June 24, 2008
Conestoga Baja Race Team Posts Outstanding Effort

A Baja racer is a rugged, off-road vehicle valued for its durability, traction, maneuverability and endurance. Each year, SAE International...


June 24, 2008
Conestoga Recognizes Skills Medal Winners

Conestoga President Dr. John Tibbits said "how proud" he was of the 20 Conestoga students who earned medals this year...


May 29, 2008
Conestoga Students Win National Skills Medals

Six Conestoga entrants in the 14th Canadian Skills Competition have come home from the Calgary event with medals that testify...


May 22, 2008
College Education a Blue-Chip Investment, Study Finds

Ottawa, May 20, 2008 - How does a sure-fire 15 per cent return on investment sound? Too good to be...


May 8, 2008
Conestoga Students Excel: Win 20 Ontario Skills Medals

At the 19th annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), held in Waterloo on May 5-6, Conestoga College enjoyed outstanding success...


May 6, 2008
Woodworking Centre of Ontario

Conestoga College has offered a unique training program in Woodworking since 1967. It combines training in custom furniture design and...


April 30, 2008
Fantasy Fire Museum Renovation Tweaks Imagination

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


April 7, 2008
Global Regen-eration

By Jim Gerrard, Architecture Construction Engineering Technology Students and Faculty from the Architecture Construction Engineering Technology Program entered a team...


March 17, 2008
Applicants, Public Invited to Explore Conestoga

When it comes to higher education, college is a smart choice. College offers reasonable tuition, hands-on skills, project-based learning, instruction...


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

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


March 11, 2008
Conestoga Information Fair Looks at Postgraduate Programs

Education is a lifelong pursuit in this age of rapidly expanding knowledge and specialization. Over the past few years, Conestoga...


February 29, 2008
Electronic Craftsmen Equipment Donation Aids Conestoga

Electronic Craftsmen Corporation of Waterloo has shown its support for excellence and progress in skills education by donating two ATS...


February 22, 2008
Productivity Improvements: Managing Up in the Welding and Fabrication Industry

Part II - Preparing a Business Case In the previous issue of the Canadian Welding Association Journal (Fall 2007), Part...


February 20, 2008
We've Come a Long Way, Rosie!

For decades, women have played a role in the welding industry. During World War II, millions of women found employment...


February 14, 2008
Conestoga Student wins CISCO/ACCC Technology Scholarship

Kathryn Young, a second year student has been awarded the Cisco-ACCC Technology Scholarship. Kathryn, a student in Software Engineering Technology,...


February 13, 2008
Try the Technology: Welding Showcase and Open House

Welding is dirty, noisy and dangerous, right? Wrong! The world of welding has far outgrown the usual stereotypes. Modern industrial...


February 7, 2008
Trades and Technology Days Set at Conestoga

Local Grade 7-8 students link up with technology at three campuses. Employers, our economy and our society need technical skills...


January 22, 2008
Architecture-Construction Students, Employers Showcase Careers and Projects January 29

One of the great strengths of a Conestoga education is the strong link between program curriculum and the related working...


January 4, 2008
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

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


December 7, 2007
National Wood Council Presents Awards to Conestoga Students

Five Conestoga College woodworking students have received major awards from the Canadian Wood Council for their work in designing innovative...


November 6, 2007
Conestoga Confers First Baccalaureate Degrees

The first graduating class of four-year baccalaureate degree students received their Bachelor of Applied Technology degrees from Conestoga College Institute...


October 18, 2007
International Scholarship Honours for Architecture Degree Students

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


September 28, 2007
Conestoga Information Technology Student Earns National Honour

Cambridge resident Tanya Cole successfully completed a special program in Information Technology, funded by the Ontario Women’s Directorate at Conestoga...


September 10, 2007
Advanced manufacturing students develop testing system for BlackBerry

Third-year Conestoga Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technology students (IAMT) were featured in the Record for their work designing and producing an...


September 5, 2007
Tech Showcase of Student Projects

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


August 2, 2007
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Efficient and durable wind turbines can make our need for energy less harmful and more economical. Advances in goods and...


July 29, 2007
Painful production for a practical pair: Researcher finds effective way of closing leather gloves

By Leanne Mountford (Kitchener, July 19, 2007) An electrician's hands need to be protected from dealing with exposed wiring all...


July 3, 2007
Technology Students Earn Babcock & Wilcox Scholarships

Two Conestoga technology program students have earned $1,250 scholarships from Babcock & Wilcox Canada for their academic accomplishments, demonstrated leadership...


June 21, 2007
Conestoga Students Win National Skills Medals

Five Conestoga entrants in the 13th Canadian Skills Competition have come home from the Saskatoon event with medals that testify...


April 19, 2007
Tech@Work: Student Technical Project Showcase

The proof and value of technical knowledge and skills in todays world is how these can be used to develop...


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

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


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

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


December 15, 2006
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Twenty-one students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of a total of $24,000 in entrance and academic...


December 6, 2006
Small program has big impact

IT training puts low-income women on the road to financial security (This story appeared in the Toronto Star on...


November 29, 2006
International Scholarship Honours for Architecture Degree Students

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


November 9, 2006
Architecture Degree Students in San Diego

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


September 20, 2006
Conestoga Graduates Earn Third Place in National Technical Competition

Innovation, feasibility and practicality were what the judges sought, and what Conestoga College students Stephen Connell, Jonathan Musselman and Derek...


August 3, 2006
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Ever wonder how ground coffee or dental floss gets packaged? Want to see work on improved lifting devices for those...


June 22, 2006
Mike Holmes Wows the Crowd at Conestoga College

Convocation held a little surprise this year for students graduating from programs in the Schools of Trades and Apprenticeships,...


June 16, 2006
Convocation 2006

Smiles were the order of the day as more than 3,000 Conestoga graduates had the opportunity to walk across...


June 14, 2006
College-Wide Awards Honour Outstanding Students, Alumni, Faculty

As part of the 38th Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning on June 14-15, President...


May 31, 2006
Conestoga Initiative to Address Needs of At-Risk Youth

A grant of $149,973 from Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation will allow Conestoga College to pursue a three-year...


May 26, 2006
Conestoga Students Win National Skills Medals

Two of three Conestoga entrants in the 12th Canadian Skills Competition are coming home from the Halifax event with...


May 15, 2006
Trades and Technology Day Set at Conestoga

Employers, our economy and our society need technical skills now and in the future. Both the federal and the provincial...


May 1, 2006
17th Annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition

Hundreds of elementary, high school and post-secondary students take part annually in this province-wide event held at RIM Park...


April 13, 2006
Congratulations to Tim Deegan MuchMusic's newest VJ!!

Students, Staff and Faculty at Conestoga College are very proud of Tim who entered the “MuchMusic VJ Search: The Series”...


April 12, 2006
Conestoga Degree Students Win National Energy Honours

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


March 30, 2006
Toyota Donation Supports and Advances Technical Education at Conestoga

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) has donated $150,000 to Conestoga College in support of technical education and the College's...


March 21, 2006
Conestoga Engineering Students Again Best University Counterparts

For the fifth time in six years, a team of engineering technology students from Conestoga College took top honours at...


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

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


January 26, 2006
Welding Technology Students Earn Excellence Awards

Five students in the Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding and Robotics program of Conestoga College have received awards for outstanding...


May 13, 2005
Trades and Technology Day Set at Conestoga Local Grade 7-8 students link up with technology at two campuses

Employers, our economy and our society need technical skills now and in the future. The Rae commission report on post-secondary...


November 17, 2004
Conestoga Calls for Reforms in Post-Secondary Education

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is calling for significant, meaningful reforms to higher education in Ontario to...


October 19, 2004
Conestoga College Enrollment Increases for Fall 2004

Enrolment in full-time, post-secondary programs at Conestoga College stands at 6,130 as of September 2004. This marks an increase of...


September 30, 2004
RBC Foundation Donates $20,000 to Conestoga

With its recent implementation of intensive, applied skills degree programs, Conestoga College is moving in a new direction, providing advanced...


August 5, 2004
Students Build, Demonstrate Automated Assembly Lines

The great value and defining feature of college-level education is seeing what students can actually do with what they know....


June 16, 2004
College-Wide Awards Honour Outstanding Students, Alumni, Faculty

As part of the 36th Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning on June 16-17, President...


June 7, 2004
36th Convocation Ceremonies Set for June 16 - 17

More than 3,500 Conestoga College graduates are eligible to take part in the College’s 36th Convocation ceremonies on Wednesday, June...


June 3, 2004
Conestoga Shares in National Award for Excellence

As an active partner in the OntarioLearn.com consortium, Conestoga College shares the honours with 21 other Ontario colleges as winner...


June 2, 2004
Two Conestoga Students Gain National Skills Medals

At the recent tenth annual Canadian Skills Competition (CSC) in Winnipeg, two students from Conestoga College earned national medals for...


May 5, 2004
Ten Conestoga Students Win Ontario Skills Medals

At the May 5 awards ceremony concluding the 15th annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), students from Conestoga College earned...


March 11, 2004
National Wood Council to Meet at Conestoga College

With its highly regarded programs in wood products manufacturing and its internationally respected Woodworking Centre of Ontario, Conestoga College is...


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

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


February 11, 2004
Grade 7 and 8 Students Look First-Hand at Technology

On Thursday, February 19, more than 200 Grade 7 and 8 students will be at Conestoga College campuses in Kitchener...


June 9, 2003
Electronics Professor Wins Conestoga's Top Teaching Honour

Nancy Nelson, a professor in the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology programs at Conestoga College, has been chosen winner of...


May 29, 2003
Conestoga Students Win Eleven Medals at Skills Ontario Event

Conestoga College students are taking home eleven medals for their excellent performances at the 14th annual Ontario Technological Skills...


March 19, 2003
Conestoga IEEE Student Team Outpaces University Competition

Each year, a local competition sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) takes place at the...


March 12, 2003
Conestoga Reception, Awards Mark Co-op Week

March 17-21 is National Co-operative Education Week, a time set aside by Canadian colleges and universities which provide co-op...


November 29, 2002
Two More Applied Degrees for Conestoga

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


September 30, 2002
Golf Tournament Aids Information Technology Education

The scores were in on the day of the event, but the results have now been tabulated -- the...


August 8, 2002
Student-Built Robotic Lines on Display at Open House

Canada's Technology Triangle is a world leader in advanced manufacturing, and wants to stay that way. Conestoga College is...


June 13, 2002
Two Conestoga Students Win National Skills Canada Medals

Conestoga College students Grant Habermehl of Wallenstein and David Pallen of Kitchener are winners of Canadian bronze medals for...


June 3, 2002
Conestoga College Receives Funding to Train Women in Skilled Trades and Information Technology

KITCHENER/WATERLOO, ON, June 3 /CNW/ - The Ontario government announced funding today of $323,247 to Conestoga College to train...


May 8, 2002
Woodworking Students, Graduates Earn Achievement Honours

Sixteen students and graduates from two Conestoga College diploma programs -- Woodworking Technician and Woodworking Technology -- have been...


May 1, 2002
Conestoga Students Excel at Provincial Technical Competition

Eight Conestoga College students have won medals at the 13th annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), sponsored by Skills...


April 5, 2002
IEEE Win Sees Conestoga Team Outpace Local Universities

Is Conestoga College ready for applied degree programs? Apparently so, to judge by a recent local competition sponsored by...


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

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


January 16, 2002
Architecture/Construction Education, Careers, Projects on Display at NETWORK 2002

The construction industry is a major barometer of economic growth and prosperity. Its importance in Ontario touches on the...


November 14, 2001
Conestoga Recognizes Employee Service and Effort

Each November, Conestoga College recognizes and thanks long-serving employees for their dedication, as well as presenting a number of Employee...


September 27, 2001
Automotive Manufacturer’s Donation Advances Welding Education

The Guelph campus of Conestoga College, which specializes in skilled trades and engineering technology education, is the beneficiary of a...