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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 and 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,...


January 17, 2015
New program designed to meet industry need

A new two-year diploma program to be offered at Conestoga’s Cambridge campus beginning in September 2015 will provide students with...


January 16, 2015
Canada invests in entrepreneurship for Waterloo Region

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, minister of state for FedDev Ontario, and Kitchener-Waterloo MP Peter Braid visited the Waterloo Accelerator Centre...


January 13, 2015
AMT Catalyst supports manufacturing startups

A new program delivered through the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Conestoga College will provide the training, support and lab space...


January 8, 2015
New government program supports apprenticeship training

A new federal government program launched today by Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in...


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...


December 5, 2014
New courses prepare students for music industry success

A series of new courses to be delivered through Conestoga will provide students with the technological and practical skills required...


December 2, 2014
New program provides support for employee training

Businesses across Ontario now have additional options for investing in their employees, thanks to a new government program that provides...


November 21, 2014
Conestoga releases new Strategic Plan

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has released a new Strategic Plan that provides a framework for the...


November 18, 2014
Developing leaders for health care

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


November 13, 2014
New program meets unique learning needs

A new program scheduled to begin at Conestoga’s Doon campus in January 2015 will provide individuals with developmental disabilities and...


November 11, 2014
Provincial accounting association recognizes Conestoga degree

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


November 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...


November 5, 2014
Condors off and running to CCAA championship

Conestoga’s women’s team will compete in the 2014 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross-Country Running National Championships to be hosted...


October 31, 2014
Fall Convocation recognizes more than 1400 new graduates

More than 1400 graduating students will be recognized at the Fall 2014 convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology...


October 23, 2014
Changing the face of skilled trades

When people think of professions like mechanics and welders, we all have the picture in our minds of the stereotypical...


October 22, 2014
Condors take silver at OCAA championship

In their best finish since 1998, Conestoga’s women’s softball team earned a silver medal at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association...


October 20, 2014
Students recruited for Pan/Parapan Am Games

Students in Police Foundations and Security Management programs are being recruited and trained for security roles at the 2015 Toronto...


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 17, 2014
Business students excel at national and provincial competitions

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


October 15, 2014
Health Information Sciences degree accredited by CHIMA

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


October 10, 2014
Programs on display at College Fair

More than 2,000 prospective students and family members visited Conestoga on Thursday, October 9 for the 2014 College Fair, where...


October 10, 2014
Condor players honoured by OCAA

The Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) named two of Conestoga’s varsity athletes as Players of the Week for the...


October 8, 2014
Annual golf tournament raises funds for student awards

Sixty alumni, staff and friends of Conestoga gathered at the Rebel Creek Golf Club in Petersburg on September 25 for...


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 5, 2014
Partners for mental health

In conjunction with Mental Illness Awareness Week, Conestoga College and the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin (CMHA WWD)...


October 3, 2014
New report outlines strategy for manufacturing sector success

A new report released today by the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington and Conestoga College explores the challenges facing...


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...


October 1, 2014
Putting their skills to the test

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Paramedic program put their skills and knowledge to the test late in September, when they participated...


October 1, 2014
Conestoga joins global network

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


September 26, 2014
New online tool connects students with employers

Students at Conestoga now have access to an innovative networking platform designed to connect employers with qualified candidates....


September 24, 2014
New academic year attracts record enrolment

Official enrolment numbers for Fall 2014 indicate that Conestoga has attracted a record number of students this year, despite reports...


September 19, 2014
Discussing the future of community safety

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


September 19, 2014
Province invests in student entrepreneurship

The Ontario government will invest $6.5 million over the next two years in entrepreneurial programs at universities and colleges across...


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 17, 2014
Conestoga to host 2014 CIBC Run for the Cure

Conestoga will join with national, local and media sponsors to host the 2014 Kitchener/Waterloo CIBC Run for the Cure at...


September 16, 2014
Rec Centre renovations now underway

Renovations to the Recreation Centre at Conestoga’s Doon campus will provide students with a bright and modern facility designed to...


September 16, 2014
Fundraising campaign surpasses $1 million milestone

Current and former employees at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning have demonstrated their commitment to the college’s...


September 12, 2014
Students embrace new Co-Curricular Record project

After more than two years of planning and development, Conestoga has become one of only 10 colleges in Canada to...


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...


September 9, 2014
Conestoga president discusses downtown development

In an opinion column published in the September 9 edition of the Guelph Mercury, President John Tibbits discusses the vision...


September 18, 2014
Spaces still available for WIST carpentry program

There are still a few spaces available in this special program designed for women looking for careers in the construction...


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

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


August 29, 2014
A new academic year begins

This week, Conestoga welcomed thousands of new students who will officially join the college community when their classes begin in...


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 26, 2014
Conestoga President wins national tennis title

Conestoga President John Tibbits won the Canadian national 70-and-over tennis title this past weekend, achieving a 6-3, 6-4 win over...


August 20, 2014
Craftsmanship exhibit - Woodworking Centre 2014

The Woodworking Centre at Conestoga’s Doon campus was transformed into a product showroom on Thursday, August 14, when second-year students...


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 25, 2014
New degree program: Early Learning Program Development

A new, unique, four-year degree program to be introduced at Conestoga in September 2014 will prepare graduates for leadership roles...


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...


June 9, 2014
Spring Convocation to be held June 10 - 12

Almost 4,800 graduating students will be recognized at Conestoga's Spring Convocation ceremonies to be held June 10 - 12 at...


June 8, 2014
Local students explore careers in skilled trades

A group of more than 300 students, teachers, partners and government representatives visited Conestoga's Cambridge (Fountain Street) campus on Wednesday,...


May 29, 2014
Conestoga students and donors honoured at annual awards event

More than 150 industry and donor-sponsored awards, valued at over $100,000 in total, were presented at the fifth annual Trades...


May 16, 2014
Student-produced series wins national award

An eight-week, half-hour television series produced by students in Conestoga’s Broadcast Television program has been awarded first place in the...


May 16, 2014
Journalism Broadcast students win national award

A television news story created by two second-year students from Conestoga’s Journalism-Broadcast diploma program has been chosen to receive a...


May 9, 2014
Conestoga students take learning abroad

A group of Conestoga degree students have taken their learning overseas this spring as they participate in a new Liberal...


May 9, 2014
Students excel at 2014 Ontario Skills

With a total of 18 medals across a variety of categories, Conestoga students achieved outstanding success as they demonstrated their...


May 8, 2014
Food Works program provides free training for youth

A new program to be launched at Conestoga this summer will provide rural youth with tuition-free training to help them...


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...


May 2, 2014
Students create aWEARness

Conestoga students took to the runway in support of charity for the fourth annual aWEARness runway performance held at the...


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 30, 2014
Government of Canada invests in Centre for Smart Manufacturing at Conestoga

Canada’s Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) will invest $2.3 million over the next five years for the establishment...


April 28, 2014
New skills training opportunities for women

John Milloy, MPP for Kitchener Centre, announced this morning that the Government of Ontario will help 100 women in Waterloo...


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 25, 2014
PR students support local charities

Conestoga’s first-year public relations diploma students put their skills and knowledge to work in a planning course project that raised...


April 24, 2014
Local chefs support student learning

Chefs Asem Ghabra, Baraat Khudeir and Jawad Ghabra of Shawerma Plus in Waterloo joined students in Conestoga’s International Cuisine class...


April 22, 2014
Manufacturing Leadership Council supports industry growth

A new Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced for Waterloo Region will undertake a comprehensive set of initiatives to help ensure...


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...


April 14, 2014
Conestoga honours 2014 Athletes of the Year

Conestoga’s 2014 Athletes of the Year were honoured at the college’s annual athletic banquet held on April 8 at Conestoga...


April 11, 2014
Students design concepts for new lobby

When Conestoga's Woodworking Centre began to discuss refreshing their dated lobby and student lounge area to better showcase student projects,...


April 10, 2014
Developing apps for social good

Conestoga students presented their best business ideas for creating social benefits at the college's first-ever Technology Enabled Social Innovation (TESI)...


April 10, 2014
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Ryan Johns, a full-time student...


April 4, 2014
Search available lab space with Conestoga’s new mobile app

A new mobile app launched at Conestoga this week will help students at all the college’s campuses quickly locate open...


April 4, 2014
Students pitch winning business ideas

Conestoga students pitched their innovative business ideas to a panel of local business experts, members of the college community and...


April 3, 2014
Flags at half-mast in memory of faculty member

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Moira Austin, RN, a part-time...


March 28, 2014
Students earn top honours at Financial Planning competition

A team of Conestoga business students earned a top-two finish in competition against schools from across eastern Canada in the...


March 28, 2014
New program combines social media and marketing for business success

A new program soon to be introduced at Conestoga will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to leverage today’s...


March 27, 2014
Annual Chairity gala attracts sell-out crowd

Do you ever wonder what happens to old furniture that’s been left on the curb and picked up overnight? Teams...


March 27, 2014
Conestoga recognizes outstanding local employers

Sixteen area employers were recognized at Conestoga’s 2014 Employer of Distinction awards presentation held on Thursday, March 27 at the...


March 21, 2014
New support for business growth announced at Conestoga

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, MP for Cambridge and Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario,...


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 21, 2014
Conestoga celebrates grand opening of C4E

Area business leaders and community and government partners joined Conestoga faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, March 12 to celebrate...


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...


March 13, 2014
Annual pow wow celebrates aboriginal culture

Drums could be heard far beyond the Recreation Centre at Conestoga’s Doon campus as the fourth annual traditional pow wow...


March 17, 2014
Student food sculpture captures People's Choice award

A non-perishable food sculpture depicting the minion characters from popular film Despicable Me and paying homage to the Olympics was...


March 6, 2014
Business program internationally recognized

Conestoga announced today that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the college’s Bachelor of Business Administration...


February 28, 2014
Student ice sculptures featured at Winterloo

A team of Culinary Arts students from Conestoga can add ice carving to their resumes after competing in the first-ever...


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 24, 2014
Condors Gallant named OCAA Rookie of the Year

The Conestoga Condors women's volleyball team completed their best season ever, earning a berth in the OCAA provincial finals....


February 21, 2014
Government of Ontario provides support for new mental health initiative

A new project now underway in Conestoga's School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services will build awareness and...


February 20, 2014
Conestoga to provide additional programming in Brantford

Conestoga College will work in collaboration with Wilfrid Laurier University and the City of Brantford to expand college-level programming to...


February 18, 2014
Conestoga community honoured for blood donation

On Friday, February 7, the Conestoga community was recognized by Canadian Blood Services for their contribution to saving lives after...


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...


February 11, 2014
SOMAD stages surprise Flash Mob at Conestoga

Conestoga students were treated to a professionally trained flash mob courtesy of Cirque de Soleil choreographer Debra Brown on Monday,...


February 7, 2014
Conestoga business students excel in national competition

A team of second and third-year students from Conestoga’s Business Administration - Supply Chain and Operations Management program achieved...


February 7, 2014
Ontario goverment supports Conestoga innovation projects

The Honourable John Milloy, MPP for Kitchener Centre, Minister of Government Services and Government House Leader, visited Conestoga’s Doon...


February 5, 2014
Culinary Arts students showcase their talent

Conestoga student Jesse Lorbetskie’s progression from building kitchens to working in them is all part of his master plan: to...


January 30, 2014
Marketing students excel at provincial competition

Conestoga students have once again achieved top honours at the annual marketing competition for Ontario colleges, ranking in the top...


January 29, 2014
Conestoga student gains Global Edge

For Conestoga student Breanna Hartwick, gaining skills as an entrepreneur meant spending three months during the summer of 2013 working...


January 28, 2014
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Brianna Liddard, a first-year student in...


January 24, 2014
Student receives international award

Jessica Dyas, second-year student in Conestoga’s Protection, Security and Investigation program, was recently named as a recipient of this year’s...


January 21, 2014
Province announces new research funding

The Honourable John Milloy, Kitchener Centre MPP and Minister of Government Services visited Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus on January...


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

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


December 16, 2013
Virtual Job Fair connects students and employers

Conestoga and the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin recently collaborated to provide a virtual job fair to support...


December 5, 2013
New Aboriginal Studies program promotes student success

Beginning in January, 2014, Conestoga will provide a new, specialized training program tailored to support Aboriginal students in the achievement...


December 5, 2013
Students explore careers in insurance

Local high school students were invited to explore careers in the insurance industry at an event held at Conestoga’s Doon...


December 4, 2013
New programs provide free training and work experience for youth

Conestoga, in cooperation with the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin and Employment Ontario providers, will offer two new...


December 3, 2013
Student designs to be featured in real-world marketing campaigns

Conestoga’s second-year graphic design illustrations class welcomed three special guests on November 26, when representatives from Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro and Kitchener...


November 26, 2013
Connect with Waterloo Region's filmmaking community

Conestoga’s School of Media & Design will host a Filmmakers’ Forum from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29...


November 26, 2013
Conestoga to provide training in modern audio arts production

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will offer music and audio production courses beginning in January 2014....


November 20, 2013
Seminar prepares students to launch their own businesses

Conestoga's Centre for Entrepreneurship is putting business-minded students one step ahead of the game with a free seminar on Entrepreneurship...


November 19, 2013
Strengthening international ties

Two representatives from Conestoga's School of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor Calin Stoicoiu and Chair Mitch Wawzonek, are currently visiting...


November 19, 2013
Conestoga grad honoured at 2013 Premier's Awards

Tahani Aburaneh, a 1987 graduate of Conestoga’s Business Administration - Management Studies program, joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished...


November 15, 2013
Watch the 45th Annual Fall Convocation

View footage of the 45th Annual Fall Convocation which took place on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Conestoga's Doon campus....


November 15, 2013
Conestoga recognizes outstanding alumni

A reception to honour the career and community achievements of some of Conestoga’s most accomplished alumni was held Wednesday, November...


November 13, 2013
Work started on centre of excellence for innovation in aging

Ground was broken for a pioneering innovation institute for aging on the north campus of the University of Waterloo today....


November 11, 2013
Partners for international business - Scotiabank and Conestoga

A new partnership between the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Conestoga College and Scotiabank will support a number of new initiatives...


November 11, 2013
Design student honoured for community service

Each year, the Terry Fox Foundation receives hundreds of applications for the Terry Fox Humanitarian award from individuals across Canada...


November 1, 2013
Conestoga's Fall Convocation recognizes more than 1200 new graduates

More than 1200 graduating students will be recognized at the Fall 2013 convocation ceremony of Conestoga College Institute of Technology...


October 25, 2013
Partners for research and education

Local construction company Ball Construction celebrated its 90th year of business in Waterloo Region with a gift to Conestoga College....


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...


October 25, 2013
Capturing the moment in style

Visitors to Kitchener’s Empire Theatre this week had the rare opportunity to step back in time, thanks to a special...


October 23, 2013
Conestoga earns women's fastball bronze

The Conestoga College women's fastball team earned a bronze medal at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association playoffs in Mississauga on...


October 18, 2013
Ontario Premier visits Conestoga

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Conestoga’s Engineering and Information Technology campus in Cambridge on Wednesday, October 16 to announce details for...


October 16, 2013
Condors advance to OCAA Fastball Championships

The Lady Condors have advanced to the OCAA Fastball championships hosted by Humber College October 18 and 19....


October 16, 2013
New training resources for health care launched at Conestoga

Stakeholders from across Ontario’s health care community were on-hand today as Public Health Ontario visited Conestoga’s Doon campus to launch...


October 10, 2013
Conestoga students learn in world classroom

For an entire semester, instead of sitting in a classroom at the Doon campus in Kitchener, Conestoga student Jessy Stark...


October 10, 2013
Conestoga student tops international competition

Alexandra Villemaire, a third-year student in Conestoga’s Business Administration - Supply Chain and Operations Management program, bested students from across...


October 10, 2013
Supporting women in trades and technology

The Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) group at Conestoga has developed a resource far greater than they imagined -...


October 4, 2013
Expanding horizons through international experience

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


September 24, 2013
Canadian design icon visits Conestoga

Commercial designer and well-known philanthropist Simon Chang shared his insights and career advice with Conestoga students at an event held...


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...


September 10, 2013
Life Insurance education program to start at Conestoga in 2014

A new, two-year co-op diploma program that provides students with the skills and knowledge required for careers in Canada’s life...


September 9, 2013
Aboriginal Services raises tipi

Conestoga Aboriginal Services welcomed students back to class with a traditional tipi raising and ceremonial smudging ceremony on September 6....


September 5, 2013
Students display their woodworking talent

Second-year woodworking students put their carpentry talents on display for the public as they showcased their year-end projects in the...


September 4, 2013
Enrolment growth continues at Conestoga for 2013

As a new academic year begins, officials at Conestoga report substantial increases in enrolment for both Canadian and international students,...


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 28, 2013
Conestoga students recognized for outstanding design achievements

Two Conestoga students were among the recipients of the 2013 Student Awards presented by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers...


August 23, 2013
Orientation Week 2013

Conestoga campuses in Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo and Guelph will welcome close to 4,000 students over four days beginning August 26...


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...


August 6, 2013
Conestoga appoints new head coach for men's volleyball

Conestoga College is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Harris as the new head coach of its men's volleyball...


July 19, 2013
Conestoga hosts BlackBerry programming camp

Conestoga's Engineering and Information Technology campus hosted the inaugural BlackBerry Jam Camp over two days on July 16 and 17....


July 9, 2013
Food Science students build their skills with hands-on experience

Food science students from McGill University and the University of Guelph joined Conestoga faculty at the Craig Richardson Institute of...


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

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


July 8, 2013
Conestoga wins 10 Applied Arts awards

Conestoga Media and Design students will be featured heavily in the upcoming Applied Arts Magazine's student annual after winning 10...


July 8, 2013
Conestoga IBM grad has bright future

In high school, Jeremy Legg never imagined that he would be pursuing his MBA at the elite DeGroote School of...


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...


June 13, 2013
Conestoga students excel at national skills competition

Four Conestoga students demonstrated that they are among the best in the country at the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC)...


June 13, 2013
Ontario College of Trades talks about apprenticeships

Conestoga Program Advisory and Consortia Committee members met at Conestoga’s Information and Engineering Technology campus in Cambridge on Wednesday, June...


May 29, 2013
Conestoga names new Women's Fastball Head Coach

Ron Taylor has recently been named the head coach of the women's fastball program at Conestoga College for the 2013...


May 30, 2013
Students and Donors Honoured at Trades & Apprenticeship Awards

On May 29, Conestoga's School of Trades & Apprenticeship hosted its fourth annual Awards Presentation and Barbeque in the Roofing...


May 13, 2013
Students display top projects

For Brock Dannecker, a fully automated house isn't just something you see in a futuristic movie. His vision for just...


May 10, 2013
Conestoga achieves first-place finish in provincial skills competition

With a total of 14 medals across a variety of skills categories, Conestoga achieved a top-place finish among Ontario colleges...


May 3, 2013
Students present innovative software solutions

Students in the School of Engineering and Information Technology presented their capstone projects to judges as part of the 2013...


May 2, 2013
WIST celebrates a decade of success

On May 1, representatives from the Ontario Women's Directorate, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and Skills Canada...


April 26, 2013
Downtown studio project approved by city councillors

A new initiative that will develop and showcase academic collaboration for art, design and digital content creators in downtown Kitchener...


April 26, 2013
Province-wide survey shows strength of Conestoga programs

According to results from the 2012-13 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey, Conestoga continues to excel in preparing students for today’s...


April 24, 2013
Conestoga student learns the science of chocolate

Thinking of chocolate as a series of chemicals and molecules might not be the way most people see the sweet...


April 24, 2013
Thanks to our volunteers

National Volunteer Week, April 22 - 26, 2013, provides organizations across Canada with the opportunity to recognize the contributions of...


April 19, 2013
Conestoga students offer winning formula for financial planning

Sticking to a budget requires discipline, focus and the ability to plan for unforeseen circumstances. For most people, this combination...


April 16, 2013
Conestoga partners in Canada's first hands-on home improvement skills training program for consumers

Lowe's Canada, together with The Caruk Group of Companies, today announced the launch of Build-It-Yourself Learning Centres (BiY), the country's...


April 15, 2013
Partners for skills training - Conestoga and Eastforest Homes

Conestoga’s commitment to skills trades training to support workforce needs and build our community has received a major boost, thanks...


April 12, 2013
Conestoga faculty member designs award-winning chair

Conestoga part-time faculty member Sarah Turner has won the 2013 ‘Emerge Italy’ Design Competition with her chair design titled ‘flight’....


April 12, 2013
Conestoga student has winning business idea

Starting a business takes a unique idea. Add to that drive and determination, patience and a lot of uncertainty and...


April 10, 2013
Conestoga grad named to OCAA Hall of Fame

David Long, a 1995 graduate of Conestoga's Construction Engineering Technology program, is a 2013 inductee into the Ontario Colleges Athletic...


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...


April 4, 2013
Co-op Students of the Year Named

Two Conestoga students were recently recognized for excellence in job and academic performance as well as contributions to co-operative education...


April 3, 2013
Interior decorating students raise funds for local women's shelter

A class of Conestoga students raised the roof at this year’s Chairity Gala on March 18, collecting more than $11,000...


April 1, 2013
Scholarship reception recognizes outstanding students

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


March 27, 2013
Chinese delegation learns from Conestoga

A delegation of school administrators representing the Guangxi provincial government visited Conestoga on March 26 with the purpose of exchanging...


March 27, 2013
Student structure wins award in annual CANstruction event

For the second consecutive year, a group of Conestoga students took home the top prize for Structural Ingenuity at the...


March 22, 2013
Co-op gains momentum at Conestoga

Each post is from a different person, but they all have the same message: co-op is one of the best...


March 22, 2013
Budget focuses on skills development and innovation for a prosperous future

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Ontario’s fastest growing college and a leader in polytechnic education, welcomes the...


March 21, 2013
Human Library event promotes dialogue and understanding

When Daniel Levine volunteered to participate in Conestoga College's second annual Human Library, he didn't know what to expect....


March 20, 2013
Learning Commons shows math can be fun

For most, a piece of pie for solving a math equation is a pretty satisfying reward. But for Laura Iacocca,...


March 15, 2013
College experience leads to real-world success

Frank Zhang completed an undergraduate degree at Tsinghua University, the #1 ranked school of China’s more than 2300 colleges and...


March 13, 2013
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

Conestoga College concluded its annual Respect Week on Friday, March 8, by celebrating International Women's Day....


March 12, 2013
Sleeves rolled up at Conestoga

Conestoga students and employees learned what it takes to save a life Monday as they rolled up their sleeves at...


March 12, 2013
Student structure vies for People's Choice award at CANstruction event

A Veggie Tales-themed display created by students in Conestoga's Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology (ACET) program has taken top prize...


March 11, 2013
Marketing student shines in international competition

After several months of competing against some of the top business students from across the globe, Conestoga's David Whelan advanced...


March 10, 2013
Conestoga president urges major reforms in post-secondary education

According to President John Tibbits, too many high school graduates are heading to university when they would be better off...


March 4, 2013
Conestoga hosts 3rd annual pow wow

On Saturday, February 23, Conestoga hosted the 3rd annual Pow Wow. Hundreds of people came together for an afternoon of...


March 1, 2013
Conestoga hosts woodworking competition

A group of Conestoga College students showed off their woodworking skills at the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada’s provincial...


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...


February 22, 2013
Conestoga students score big with hockey fundraiser

When the puck finally dropped at the Cambridge Ice Centre on Saturday, November 24, it all became real....


February 6, 2013
Networking event showcases student projects

If you build it, they will come....


February 1, 2013
Japanese academy plans return to Conestoga

Based on the success of their visit to Conestoga this past September, the Toyota Technical Skills Academy, a private Japanese...


January 31, 2013
Free pre-apprenticeship program opens new doors

When Rob Hanna graduated from Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute in 2005, he didn't have a specific career goal in mind....


January 28, 2013
Exploring post-graduate options

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


January 17, 2013
Student app impresses RIM

When Conestoga student Sumeet Gill won a hackathon hosted by Research in Motion in November 2012, no one was more...


December 13, 2012
Health Informatics student has a bright future

Dressed in a sleek black suit and a sharp blue shirt, Alex Lee is the epitome of professionalism. His dark...


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....


December 6, 2012
Accounting grad rewarded for hard work

A Conestoga grad has been recognized for her outstanding work as an accountant....


December 6, 2012
Conestoga student tops polytechnic showcase

David Bell, a third-year student in the B.A. Tech, Integrated Telecommunication and Computer Technologies program, was awarded first prize at...


December 5, 2012
Record numbers of students enrol in Ontario's colleges

First-year enrolment in Ontario's colleges hit its highest level ever this year, increasing by 4.9 per cent over the previous...


November 27, 2012
Conestoga hosts robot race

Conestoga's Engineering & Information Technology campus was crawling with robots on November 5, when the college hosted its second annual...


November 22, 2012
Students engineer a good cup of coffee

For most of us, pouring a cup of coffee is a routine task. But for a group of second-year students...


November 16, 2012
Partners celebrate grand opening of food processing technology institute

The grand opening of the Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) was celebrated November 15th at Conestoga's Engineering and Information...


November 15, 2012
Culinary grad wins recipe competition

Conestoga’s School of Business and Hospitality got a taste of success on October 17, when one of its former students...


November 14, 2012
Students design for charity

The holiday season is any visual merchandisers' dream. Crowds of shoppers are exposed to hundreds of displays purposefully arranged to...


November 13, 2012
In the news: Carpentry programs for women

The Globe and Mail has a story about skilled trades programs that prepare women for new careers through an initiative...


November 9, 2012
Government supports research for seniors care at Conestoga

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), visited the Cowan Health Sciences Centre at Conestoga College on...


November 8, 2012
Conestoga Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

A reception to honour the career and community achievements of some of Conestoga's most accomplished alumni was held on Wednesday,...


November 2, 2012
Fall Convocation 2012

Convocation video now available. More than 1500 graduating students were recognized at the Fall 2012 convocation ceremony of Conestoga College...


November 2, 2012
College hosts regional masonry competition

On the evening of October 17, the Roofing Centre at Conestoga's Waterloo campus was the centre of the bricklaying universe....


November 2, 2012
Conestoga grad rewarded for volunteerism

A Conestoga graduate has won an international award for her dedication to the field of operations management....


October 30, 2012
Conestoga's vision for polytechnic education includes three-year degrees

The strategic mandate developed by Conestoga in response to a request from Ontario's Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities defines...


October 26, 2012
New EMS Station supports student learning and community needs

A partnership between Conestoga and the Region of Waterloo has resulted in a unique project that provides future paramedics and...


October 23, 2012
Partners for business development and growth

Finding support for the creation of successful new business ventures will soon be easier, thanks to a new partnership between...


October 19, 2012
United Way 2012

Conestoga's 2012 United Way fundraising campaign kicked off this week with an awareness event that brought area member agencies to...


October 19, 2012
Public Relations students give back

On a cloudy afternoon in September, an entire class of second-year Conestoga students seized the opportunity to give back to...


October 19, 2012
Conestoga: Ontario's fastest growing college

Enrolment figures released by the Ontario College Application Service this week confirm that it's another record-breaking year for Conestoga College....


October 16, 2012
Advancing learning in your local community

Students in the Brantford area now have additional educational options close to home thanks to a partnership between Conestoga and...


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...


October 9, 2012
Students serve up pancakes

Conestoga’s Culinary and Hospitality Management students cooked up thousands of pancakes for the 31st Annual Oktoberfest Family Breakfast held at...


October 5, 2012
Iron Chef kicks off Oktoberfest

Shannon Thompson's journey with Conestoga has come full circle. The founder and co-owner of Hog Tails Bar B Que happily...


October 4, 2012
Conestoga grads serving up great food

In an ultra competitive marketplace, opening a restaurant is about timing, research and months - if not years - of...


October 2, 2012
Conestoga woodworking grad has bright future

Combining technology with traditional craftsmanship is achieving results for recent Woodworking Technology and Architectural Millwork program graduate Marcel Daigneault....


October 1, 2012
International students choose Conestoga

Travelling thousands of miles away from her home in Sichuan Province, China, Yuexiao (Rosiel) Tang had never seen Canada before....


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

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


September 12, 2012
Learning Commons launches enhanced services

Conestoga’s Learning Commons, a collaborative space designed for students to develop their academic, work and life skills, celebrated its grand...


September 5, 2012
A new Conestoga year begins

More than 5,000 students visited Conestoga campuses in Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo and Guelph this past week to participate in Orientation...


September 5, 2012
Annual Tech Showcase highlights student projects

Music on your iPod may someday sound a little better thanks to the work of a group of Conestoga students....


August 29, 2012
Colleges and faculty reach tentative agreement

The following news release was issued by the College Employer Council on Tuesday, August 29, 2012:...


July 31, 2012
Conestoga skilled trades students benefit through industrial partnership program

A new partnership with one of the world’s leaders in high technology cutting equipment will provide Conestoga students and apprentices...


July 31, 2012
Helping skilled newcomers find jobs

Federal and provincial government representatives visited Conestoga on July 31 to announce funding that will support more than 500 skilled...


July 30, 2012
Garden project focuses on sustainability

A new project focusing on environmental sustainability has 'sprouted' up at Conestoga College. Staff and student volunteers have just completed...


July 12, 2012
Design Students honoured with multiple awards

Conestoga Media and Design students continue to demonstrate their creative talent, winning multiple awards over the past month for their...


June 19, 2012
Partners for entrepreneurship

Conestoga’s commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and the creation of successful new businesses to build our community has received a major...


June 15, 2012
Students and Donors Honoured at Trades & Apprenticeship Awards

On May 30, Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship hosted its third annual Awards Presentation and Barbeque in the Roofing...


June 15, 2012
Golf tournament supports research for seniors care

Conestoga’s shared vision for senior care came closer to reality on May 23, thanks to the enthusiastic golfers and community...


June 11, 2012
2012 Spring Convocation, June 12 - 14

More than 4000 graduating students will be recognized at the 44th Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and...


May 31, 2012
Conestoga family supports college with record donation

Conestoga employees, retirees and alumni have made history with their record donation of $865,712 to support expansion projects at the...


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...


May 16, 2012
Student series wins national award

Conestoga Connected, a series produced by students in the Broadcast Television program at Conestoga College, has been awarded first place...


May 9, 2012
Student runway performance raises money for local food bank

For the second consecutive year, a class of Conestoga students rocked the runway in order to raise awareness about hunger...


May 9, 2012
Chairity Gala a huge success

Conestoga's interior decorating program is sitting pretty thanks to its inaugural Chairity Gala on April 3, which raised $3,500 for...


May 9, 2012
Conestoga students excel at Ontario Skills competition

Conestoga students enjoyed outstanding success at the 2012 Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) in Waterloo on May 6 and 7,...


April 24, 2012
Health Sciences Centre named in honour of local philanthropists

Conestoga's commitment to providing highly trained personnel to serve the region's growing health-care needs has received a major boost thanks...


April 18, 2012
Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

National Co-op Week, held this year from March 19-23, was established to recognize the value and importance of co-operative education...


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 13, 2012
Bringing young ideas to old challenges

A class of Conestoga College students have brought fresh insight to some old challenges. Their goal was to come up...


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
Award-winning Graphic Design

Conestoga’s Graphic Design program has a long history of producing exceptional design talent. The last two years have been no...


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 5, 2012
Annual banquet celebrates outstanding athletes

Conestoga recently held its 44th annual Athletic Banquet in celebration of a successful 2011-2012 varsity season. The Condors won bronze...


April 4, 2012
Conestoga Dean Named Fellow of Ontario Hostelry Institute

Gary Hallam, executive dean of the School of Business & Hospitality at Conestoga College, has been named as a Fellow...


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 23, 2012
International exchange opportunities for business degree students

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


March 23, 2012
Supporting their local community

Jennifer Thao, student assistant for the School of Business at Conestoga’s Guelph campus, put her skills to work this past...


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 20, 2012
Scholarship reception recognizes outstanding students

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


March 16, 2012
Hands-on approach to renovation

Conestoga College’s future renovation technicians get ‘rare’ on-the-job training. Students from Conestoga College’s renovation technicians program are completing renovations to...


March 8, 2012
Accounting students excel in provincial competition

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


March 8, 2012
Annual Powwow keeps First Nation spirit alive

What started as an initiative by Aboriginal Services to keep First Nation traditions alive on campus is growing in popularity...


March 5, 2012
New Report Assesses Conestoga's Impact on Regional Prosperity

According to a new study conducted by economist Larry Smith, adjunct associate professor of economics at the University of Waterloo...


March 2, 2012
Government of Canada investment supports graduates and businesses

Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic...


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 27, 2012
Conestoga to offer programs in Brantford

Max Blouw, president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University, was joined by John Tibbits, president of Conestoga College Institute of...


February 27, 2012
Mike Del Fante wins silver

Mike Del Fante won the silver medal at the OCAA Provincial Championships recently.  This is the third provincial medal won...


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 21, 2012
Condors soar into OCAA playoffs

The Conestoga Condors have soared to new heights this season....


February 10, 2012
Investing in jobs and growth

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced today...


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....


February 1, 2012
Win the Ultimate Party

A new contest for Ontario high school students from Colleges Ontario....


January 27, 2012
Conestoga hosts degree and graduate studies fair

On January 23, Conestoga students had an opportunity to explore post-graduate studies at the college’s second annual Degree and Graduate...


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...


January 17, 2012
New certificate program now open

Conestoga’s new Food Processing Supervisor (FPS) program, the first of its kind in Ontario, is now accepting applications for its...


December 16, 2011
Renovation guru visits Conestoga

Jim Caruk, one of Canada’s leading experts in homebuilding and renovation, visited Conestoga’s Waterloo campus Dec. 13. Caruk, a Toronto-based...


December 8, 2011
Business Grads Take Top Prize in Innovation Challenge

Two Conestoga grads have been awarded top prize in a competition at the Australian school where they’re working on bachelor...


December 2, 2011
Conestoga Celebrates Opening of Health and Life Sciences Centre

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Member of Parliament for Cambridge-North Dumfries, along with Harold...


December 1, 2011
Former NHL superstar Fleury visits Conestoga

The Sanctuary was nearly overflowing on November 24, when former NHL superstar Theo Fleury spoke to Conestoga students for the...


November 22, 2011
Tuition-Free Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Conestoga College is accepting applications for two new Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs which will give participants insight and experience with regard...


November 11, 2011
Outstanding Students Recognized

Three outstanding graduates from the Class of 2011 were recognized for their achievements during the fall convocation ceremonies held 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...


November 7, 2011
Cross Country Runner heading to Nationals

Stephanie Mason will be the lone representative from Conestoga at this week’s National Championships at Thompson Rivers University in...


October 21, 2011
Students Test Their Skills in Iron Chef Competition

Oktoberfest started early this year for Conestoga’s first-year culinary students, who participated in the annual festival’s first-ever Iron Chef...


October 20, 2011
Awards Program Recognizes Conestoga Partners

Two area companies with strong ties to Conestoga were among the four recipients of 2011 Minister’s Awards for Apprenticeship Training...


October 14, 2011
New ads promote Ontario colleges as the leading-edge choice

A new multi-media advertising campaign from Colleges Ontario promotes Ontario college education as the best path to many of the...


October 6, 2011
Flash Mob Food Drive Kickoff

They broke into spontaneous dance Monday in a Waterloo grocery store to kick off the annual Thanksgiving food drive....


October 4, 2011
Web Newsroom at Conestoga Goes Live Election Night

519 Online News at Conestoga College will be utilizing the latest web streaming technology to cover the Ontario provincial election...


August 30, 2011
Seniors' facility will be a 'living classroom'

Hailed as a first of its kind in the world, a new long-term care facility where researchers will work side...


July 28, 2011
Conestoga attracting growing number of foreign students

Conestoga College is becoming an education magnet for engineering students from the Czech Republic, nurses from India, and food scientists...


July 5, 2011
Good Sport Can Make a Difference

True Sport is an exciting movement sweeping across our country. Communities groups, teams, and individuals from coast to coast are...


June 30, 2011
Conestoga to Participate in Global Program to Improve Education

Students in the Business Foundations and General Business programs at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will soon...


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 13, 2011
Partners for Food Safety: Conestoga and Region of Waterloo Public Health

Learning the basics of food safety and protecting both consumers and your business from the risk of food borne illness...


June 7, 2011
Federal Budget Supports Innovation through Applied Research

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning applauds measures included in the new federal budget that will increase the...


May 30, 2011
Students and Donors Honoured at Trades & Apprenticeship Awards

On May 18th, Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship hosted its second annual Awards Presentation and Barbeque in the Roofing...


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 13, 2011
Conestoga Faculty Members Inducted into Athletics and Recreation Hall of Fame

Conestoga faculty members Geoff Johnstone and Duane Shadd are the newest members of the college’s Athletics and Recreation Hall of...


April 12, 2011
Conestoga and Partners Deliver Skilled Workers for Renewable Energy Industries

The growing interest in green, renewable energy as an environmentally sustainable alternative to fossil fuel -based power sources has recently...


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

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


March 31, 2011
Conestoga Business Degree Receives International Trade Accreditation

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


March 29, 2011
Conestoga Students Take on Television

Tune your TV to Rogers in the coming months and you’ll find some exciting new programming, brought to you by...


March 28, 2011
Canadian Immigration Integration Program (CIIP) announces Conestoga as its new Southern Ontario Focal Point Partner

Based on a submission by the School of Career and Academic Access, Conestoga College has been named as the new...


March 25, 2011
Chamber Salutes Conestoga President

Conestoga president receives lifetime achievement award from Cambridge chamber The new campus nearing completion on the southeast side of Highway...


March 16, 2011
Students Working to Build a Better Community

Students in Conestoga’s Renovation Technician diploma program spend two years building all the skills that they need for successful careers...


March 15, 2011
Learning from a Master

He’s travelled from Hong Kong to Singapore, to New York and Toronto, and now to Conestoga’s very own bloom. restaurant....


March 15, 2011
Conestoga gets pre-apprenticeship training boost

Unemployed young people with few marketable skills continue to struggle to find jobs in the wake of the recession, Guelph...


May 3, 2011
It's not too late to apply...

As we head into March break you may be saying to yourself, “I’ve got lots of time to make my...


March 14, 2011
Conestoga student takes bronze at Canadian Indoor Rowing Championship

Aubrey Oldham, a first-year student in Conestoga’s Pre-Service Firefighter program, made college history on February 6 when he captured a...


March 10, 2011
Entrance Scholarships Available for Masonry Fundamentals Program

Conestoga College is pleased to offer eight $750 entrance scholarships to full-time students in the Masonry Fundamentals Program in either...


March 4, 2011
Government of Canada Supports Manufacturing in Cambridge

A luggage manufacturer with its North American headquarters in Cambridge will expand its manufacturing to include aluminum suitcases thanks to...


February 24, 2011
Conestoga Employees, Alumni Named to Region's 40 Under 40

Three members of the Conestoga family have been recognized in this year’s Waterloo Region 40 under 40, an annual showcase...


February 18, 2011
Join us for Conestoga's First Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Conestoga's Aboriginal Services is hosting its first annual traditional Pow Wow ceremony on Saturday, February 26. Come out and celebrate...


February 11, 2011
Condors Men's Hockey Team wins Conestoga Tournament

The Conestoga Condors Men's Extramural Hockey Team played host to several of the top teams in the province on...


February 7, 2011
Canadian Colleges to Offer Financial Literacy Workshops for Young Adults

Responding to widespread concern about the lack of understanding of basic financial concepts and their real-life applications, the Association of...


January 14, 2011
Program Now Accredited by Canadian Supply Chain Sector

Conestoga's Business Administration - Materials and Operations Management Program is now accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council (CSCSC)...


December 3, 2010
Conestoga Welcomes Extension of Knowledge Infrastructure Program

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning welcomes today’s federal government announcement of an extension for the completion of...


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 30, 2010
Conestoga Marketing Students Compete in the Ontario Colleges' Marketing Competition

A team of Conestoga students competed last week in the Ontario Colleges' Marketing Competition (OCMC). The OCMC is an annual...


November 26, 2010
Guelph Hydro Supports Conestoga's Powerline Technician Program

Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. has announced the endowment of the Rick Lane / Corrie Bridgman Memorial Academic Grant which...


November 22, 2010
Program Receives Six Sigma Accreditation for Business Management

Beginning in 2011, graduates of Conestoga’s Business Administration program in Materials and Operations Management will have an additional credential to...


November 22, 2010
Conestoga Students Leading the Business Strategy Game

The simulated company run by a team of third-year Business Management students from Conestoga has been ranked #1 in the...


November 15, 2010
Linamar Launches Skilful Plan to Expand Into the Future

Linamar has big growth plans, but to get there the Guelph-based diversified manufacturing company will need a much larger workforce...


November 15, 2010
2011 Pre-Service Fire Fighter Calendar Now Available

Just in time for Christmas shopping, Conestoga’s Pre-Service Fire Fighting students are pleased to introduce a unique gift item that...


November 12, 2010
Conestoga the Place for Solar Studies

At the Solar Industry Networking Group held in Cambridge this past September the question was put to the crowd ‘How...


November 4, 2010
St. Clements furniture maker pitches art on a tabletop

Gerald Reinink hears it a lot. "You're just a kid," customers say when the 22-year-old owner of HD Threshing Floor...


November 4, 2010
Conestoga Named 'Volunteer of the Year' For Support of Children's Foundation

The Recreation and Leisure Services program at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has been named as 'Volunteer...


October 27, 2010
Women's Volleyball Top Team

The Conestoga Condors women's volleyball team won their first OCAA regular season games since the 1992-1993 season when they defeated...


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...


October 15, 2010
Students Take Part in Election Coverage

Conestoga College has become involved in the municipal election campaign across Waterloo Region like never before - and helped break...


October 13, 2010
Harper Government Supports Innovation at Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Southern Ontario

Economic Action Plan invests in jobs and growth through research and development. Small- and medium-sized businesses in southern Ontario will...


September 29, 2010
2010 Alumni & Friends Open Sets a New High!

Over $40,000 raised! Thank you golfers, sponsors and everyone that helped out!...


September 28, 2010
Rhodes - OCAA Athlete of the Week

First-year rugby flanker John Rhodes of Maxwell, Ontario is the OCAA Athlete of the Week for September 27th. Rhodes, a...


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 22, 2010
Conestoga Partners with Solar Living Institute to Launch Energy Training Program

Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning has recently launched a customized, online program to meet the training needs...


September 10, 2010
Orientation with Style in Ingersoll!

On Thursday, September 9, 2010, the Town of Ingersoll welcomed thirty-two new students enrolled in the Powerline Technician & Construction...


September 8, 2010
Funding to Help Bring More Women into Skilled Trades

Looking around the workshop at Conestoga College's orientation for general carpentry students, it is “painfully obvious” the program is...


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...


August 24, 2010
New Nurse Practitioner-led Clinic to Open at Conestoga College

A new nurse practitioner-led health clinic will be opening in Kitchener on Conestoga College's Doon campus. The clinic - expected...


August 24, 2010
Stratford Learners Using Prep Programs To Follow Their Dreams

There are many different paths students take to reach their ultimate career goals. This journey is unique to every person...


July 27, 2010
Langdon Hall Dinner Raises Over $3000 For Scholarships

For Conestoga students enrolled in culinary and hospitality programs, an opportunity to work with some of the best in...


July 27, 2010
Conestoga Career Centre wins Award for Customer Service

Conestoga College's Career Centres at the Guelph campus and Fergus location stepped up to the challenge of serving the unemployed...


July 26, 2010
Conestoga Career Centres Now Offer Expanded Services

The Career Centres of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning are a valuable community resource that provides information...


July 14, 2010
Nedlaw Roofing Limited Supports New Roofing Skills Training Centre

Randy Walden, owner of Nedlaw Roofing Limited, Nedlaw Living Roofs Inc. and Nedlaw Living Walls, and Greg Clarkson, General Manager...


July 9, 2010
Food Processing Institute to Offer First Course at Conestoga

The Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) will offer its first course at the Doon campus of Conestoga College in...


June 28, 2010
Retooling for the Trades

The Retooling for the Trades is being offered through the Conestoga Career Centre, Guelph and Waterloo campuses. This program is...


June 7, 2010
Conestoga to Offer First Public Relations Bachelor's Degree in Ontario

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning announced today that it has received approval from Ontario's Ministry of Training,...


June 2, 2010
Ontario Institute of PMAC Donates $15,000 to Endow Conestoga Award

There is a newly endowed award fund at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning because of a $15,000...


June 2, 2010
Trades and Apprenticeship Awards

On May 19th, the School of Trades and Apprenticeship hosted their first annual Awards Presentation and Barbeque in the Masonry...


May 31, 2010
The Cowan Foundation Funds Workforce Development Chair at Conestoga

Thanks to the generosity of The Cowan Foundation, in the form of a $100,000 grant, Conestoga College Institute of Technology...


May 6, 2010
22nd Annual School of Business & Hospitality Awards Gala

On April 14th, over $70,000 in awards and scholarships were presented to students in the School of Business and Hospitality...


May 3, 2010
Conestoga to Host National Conference of Polytechnic Colleges

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will host the annual general meeting and national conference of Polytechnics...


April 28, 2010
Conestoga Receives SSHRC Institutional Eligibility

Conestoga has satisfied the institutional eligibility requirements as set out by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and...


April 20, 2010
Economic Action Plan Creates Jobs Through Business Innovation Partnership

Oakville, Ontario - A new pilot initiative for southern Ontario colleges and universities will provide up to $15 million to...


April 19, 2010
Conestoga Expansion Well Under Way

There's never been a better time to be considering furthering your education at Conestoga, as the college is in the...


April 16, 2010
Broadcast Television Students Produce Music Video

The Helix project started out when Brent Doerner of Helix came into our class and asked if anyone was interested...


April 15, 2010
Laurier and Conestoga Combine Strengths With Joint Science Technology Programs

WATERLOO - Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning are combining their strengths in theoretical...


April 15, 2010
Students Imagine Architectural Updates to Old Spaces

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


April 12, 2010
Conestoga Offers Free Carpentry Program for Women

Conestoga College has once again received funding for the Women in Skilled Trades General Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Program through the Ontario...


April 1, 2010
Conestoga Construction Students Volunteer Help to Community Agencies

Under the guidance of Conestoga instructors and Program Advisory Committee members, and with sponsorship from Swanson Home Hardware, the Holmes...


March 14, 2010
Conestoga Getting Greener!

The G.R.E.E.N. Committee (Greater Recycling Environmental Education Network), an advisory group consisting of members of CSI, College Employee Group Representatives...


March 11, 2010
Conestoga Applauds Research Recognition of Canada's Polytechnics in Federal Budget 2010

As a member of Polytechnics Canada, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning welcomes the federal government’s recent budget,...


February 25, 2010
Kandy Kabobs for Charity

Members from the IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) Student Chapter used Valentine's Day to raise money for a local...


February 12, 2010
Carden Street Hub of Activity

The historic steam locomotive that has sat for decades near the downtown bus depot will get a new home...


January 14, 2010
Conestoga student getting international recognition

A car horn blares and instantaneously 28 auto technicians hunch over their workstations. They’re on the clock....


January 7, 2010
Restaurant a smoking success

One man’s passion for southern-style barbecue, and a few of his daughters’ college projects, has resulted in a succulent...


December 23, 2009
Conestoga Design Students Snag Top Pearson Airport Prize

When six Conestoga College Graphic Design students recently took home first place in a contest, the $3,000 cash award was...


December 11, 2009
APICS and Conestoga Team Up

APICS The Association for Operations Management and Conestoga College have announced the launch of a new computer-based test centre for...


December 7, 2009
Conestoga Public Relations Students Aid Local Alzheimer Society Initiative

Students from the Public Relations program of Conestoga College have developed their skills and expressed their community spirit by working...


November 25, 2009
Conestoga Wins Team Gold, Individual Awards at Ontario Marketing Competition

A team of 14 students from the Business Administration - Marketing program of Conestoga College has just returned from Mohawk...


November 18, 2009
John Keating of COM DEV Receives Honorary Degree from Conestoga

John Keating, Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge-based COM DEV International, has received the first-ever honorary degree awarded by Conestoga College...


November 6, 2009
Conestoga Students Winners at International Competition

The Association of Operations Management (APICS) conference is held each year for professionals, students and teachers to network and learn...


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...


November 4, 2009
Conestoga and Harvard Students Side by Side

Conestoga Architecture - Project and Facility Management degree students Laura Murray, Stephanie Klages and Dana Brash were recently granted scholarships...


November 2, 2009
Conestoga takes the lead among Ontario colleges in recycling

Starting with the Doon Campus, G.R.E.E.N., the Greater Recycling Environmental Education Network,” has implemented a new waste diversion program in...


September 29, 2009
Rogers Radio Group Donation Will Aid Conestoga Students

Local radio stations in the Rogers Radio Group, owned by Rogers Broadcasting Ltd., have donated an initial $33,000 to Conestoga...


August 28, 2009
Conestoga to Establish New Facility in Ingersoll

Conestoga will soon establish a new training facility in Ingersoll, with an initial focus on electrical utilities training, advanced manufacturing...


August 27, 2009
Waterloo Man Tunes Up for a Big Auto Mechanics Competition

WATERLOO - Like any world-class competitor going for the gold, Dan Van Holst trains with intensity and purpose. The world...


August 19, 2009
Cowan Foundation Gift Impacts Community

Terry Reidel, Executive Director of The Frank Cowan Foundation and Greg Barratt, Executive Vice-President Business Development, Cowan Insurance Group recently...


August 14, 2009
Conestoga Receives Fire Truck Donation

The City of Cambridge today officially presented a 1989 pumper truck to Conestoga to support learning opportunities for students in...


July 3, 2009
Conestoga Student designs winning Pin

Each year high school and college students have the opportunity to design a lapel pin or medal for the...


June 17, 2009
Pathfinders & Rangers Visit Conestoga

Recently, thirty Pathfinders and Rangers, along with their Girl Guide leaders, had the opportunity to complete a Habitat for Humanity...


June 15, 2009
Graphic Design Students to be featured at Martini's Restaurant

For the third year in a row the Conestoga Graphic Design program was involved in designing a poster for...


June 10, 2009
Conestoga Grad Named to OCAA Hall of Fame

Former Conestoga fastball pitcher and current fastball coach, Fawn Day has been named to the OCAA Sports Hall of Fame....


June 3, 2009
Public Relations Student Wins Innovation Award

Conestoga Public Relations Student Audrey Carter has been named the first-ever recipient of the Desire2Learn Award for Student Innovation. Carter...


May 26, 2009
Two Major Funding Announcements

Conestoga has recently had two large funding announcements to enhance the education and growth of Conestoga. On May 25th...


May 26, 2009
Conestoga Day at St. Thomas Dragway

Every year, students from a variety of programs, work as a team to build and drag race a Ford...


May 15, 2009
IEEE Presentation Evening

On March 26th Conestoga College hosted the local IEEE Student Presentations Contest for 2009. This competition offered the IEEE...


May 11, 2009
Conestoga Top College in International Competition

Conestoga's SAE mini-baja team placed 35th out over 150 entrants in this year’s event in Alabama. Conestoga was the...


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
Co-op Students for Hire

Although the spring / summer session officially begins May 1st, it's not too late to tap into Conestoga's pool...


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...


April 24, 2009
Business Degree Receives Management Accreditation

Conestoga's International Business Management degree has become the first institution in Canada to receive accreditation at the applied degree...


April 23, 2009
Conestoga Student Wrestling the World

Most college students have trouble finding time for anything outside of cramming for exams during this time of the...


April 21, 2009
Conestoga Students Puts Collegiate Fishing on the Map

Conestoga student Matt Pezzetta has gone from starting a bass fishing club at the College to opening the door...


April 9, 2009
Conestoga Gains Regional Support for Expansion Projects

Waterloo Regional Council has unanimously approved an $8.1 million grant for Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning....


April 7, 2009
Conestoga's Athletes of the Year

Conestoga is proud to announce soccer player Carmen Carnochan and cross country runner David Sharratt as the 2008-2009 athletes...


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 24, 2009
Conestoga Students Earn Recognition from Ontario Flower Growers

The Ontario Flower Growers Co-operative recently held its 19th annual student floral design competition at its Mississauga headquarters. As...


March 20, 2009
Leading Toronto Software Firm Aids Health Administration Program

P&P Data Systems of Toronto is a leader in software systems and services for the health care field, aiding...


March 13, 2009
Conestoga Adds Varsity Volleyball

Conestoga is proud to announce that they will be offering men's and women's varsity volleyball as of the fall...


March 13, 2009
Conestoga Adds Theatrical Production Arts Program

Conestoga College is pleased to announce an exciting new program - Theatrical Production Arts, which is scheduled for launch...


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 26, 2009
Broadcasting Student Specialists Produce Website Program

A dozen second-year students from Conestoga's Broadcast - Television diploma program are putting their skills and talents to work...


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...


February 20, 2009
$3.6 Million in Apprenticeship Funding for Conestoga

Conestoga is one of Ontario's largest providers of apprenticeship education and has a reputation for quality in developing apprenticeship...


February 20, 2009
Conestoga Student Receives Prestigious Leadership Award

Donald Klaehn of Kitchener, a student in Conestoga's two-year Paramedic diploma program, has been named winner of the 2009...


February 19, 2009
Against All Odds

He's 48 years old, he's out of work and he's almost out of money. But Richard Dupe is looking...


January 28, 2009
Heart and Stroke Foundation Brings Defibrillators to Waterloo Region

Today, the Heart and Stroke Foundation announced that 24 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are coming to Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and...


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...


January 20, 2009
Conestoga Student Takes Top Spot in University/College Competition

A student from Conestoga was one of three winners of $1,000 as part of the iGNITION $1K Pitch Competition...


January 5, 2009
Disaster Relief Plan Could Net Free College Tuition

Hurricane Katrina devastates New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. A raging forest fire wipes out three towns in the British...


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
Grand Opening for Conestoga Career Centre

More than 100 representatives of community agencies, educational institutions and government gathered today at the Student/Client Services Building at...


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
More Flexibility in PSW Program

Conestoga has redesigned its Personal Support Worker (PSW) program to be more flexible to meet the needs of our...


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...


December 2, 2008
Conestoga Student Receives Aboriginal Award

Conestoga College student Geri Duguid is the winner of a 2008 Aboriginal Education Incentive Award from Canada Post. Geri...


December 1, 2008
Student Ambassador Story

Conestoga named its first ever team of Student Ambassadors recently. An ambassador is described as "the best of the...


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 21, 2008
Conestoga Marketing Team Wins Gold at Ontario College Competition

A team of 15 students from the Business Administration - Marketing program of Conestoga College has just returned from...


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...


November 4, 2008
Better Skills for Employees: Conestoga Part of National Project

Conestoga is one of only three Ontario college-sector participants chosen for involvement in a national project to develop and...


November 3, 2008
Two New Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

In February, Conestoga College will launch two new pre-apprenticeship programs which can open the doors to rewarding careers or further...


October 30, 2008
Men's cross-country champions!

For the first time ever, Conestoga is the OCAA Men's cross-country running champions! Our men's team won the gold...


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 24, 2008
More Laid-off Workers to Get Second Career Training

Ontario is expanding access to Second Career so more laid-off workers can get skills training for high-demand jobs in their...


October 21, 2008
United Way Goal Reaches 100%

It's that time of year again! With autumn, cooler weather, and Christmas fast approaching, Conestoga College has once again...


October 7, 2008
Students Produce Regional Newscast in HD!

Students in the Videography-Broadcast Journalism/Documentary post-graduate program in the School of Media and Design have launched the region's first...


October 7, 2008
Kitchener mechanic is a trailblazer

Black fluid oozed from a sedan hoisted in the air. Misti Walsh reached into the guts of the car....


October 2, 2008
Marketing Students Ready for Competition

Conestoga's outstanding marketing program is looking to continue its domination of the Ontario College's Marketing Competition (OCMC). Year after...


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 16, 2008
New Trades Programs

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


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...


August 12, 2008
Build it and they will come

Conestoga College hoping to grow with more local offerings There has been plenty of excitement about a new university campus...


August 7, 2008
Conestoga encourages a culture of Respect on campus

Be the difference. Respect. That is the important message that Conestoga College’s newly-launched Respect campaign hopes everyone will remember this...


July 10, 2008
Retail Florist Students Win Awards at Toronto Event

The students in Conestoga's Retail Florist program continue to earn praise and prizes for their imagination, creativity and technical excellence....


June 26, 2008
Welcome Home Award for First Year Students

This is the sixth year that the Alumni Association of Conestoga will be sponsoring Welcome Home awards. These awards are...


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...


June 24, 2008
Conestoga Students Win Top Awards for Creativity

Homework really does pay off, as some first-year graphic design students found out. The students won approximately $1,800 in total...


June 9, 2008
Second Career Strategy for Ontario Workers

McGuinty Government Helps Workers Retrain For New Jobs Ontarians now have a new way to train for a second career....


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 22, 2008
Learning starts early at Conestoga College...

Tucked among the requisite library building and the science and technology labs at the Doon Campus is a small building...


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...


May 6, 2008
Dual Credential Students Receive Industry Recognition

School's out and now on to Co-op placements for our dual credential students in the School of Trades and Apprenticeship...


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 25, 2008
Ontario Invests in New Equipment at Conestoga College

McGuinty Government Helps Update Learning Environments for Students TORONTO, April 25 - Colleges across Ontario will receive a total of...


April 25, 2008
New Masonry Fundamentals Program

Conestoga College is pleased to be able to offer a Masonry Fundamentals program, set to launch in May of this...


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

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


April 15, 2008
40th Annual Athletic Banquet

The Conestoga College 40th Annual Athletic Banquet took place on Tues. April 8, 2008. All the Condor Varsity teams were...


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
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Government of Canada announces new funding for English-language training to help immigrants in Kitchener-Waterloo region Kitchener, March 17, 2008 -...


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 Earns Funding for Technical Trades Opportunities for Women

Conestoga College will receive $290,000 in fiscal year 2008-2009 to provide continued opportunities for women to pursue education related to...


March 5, 2008
New Trades Programs at Guelph and Waterloo

There is no substitute for practical education when it comes to developing and implementing the skills responsible for economic growth...


February 26, 2008
Polar Plunge - Students take a chilly dive for Heart and Stroke

The 27th annual Polar Plunge was a chilly splash and successful day for everyone! Conestoga Students Inc. hosted this...


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...


February 7, 2008
Community Partners 2008

The Community Partners Event is an opportunity for local employment agencies & employment providers to receive updates on current Conestoga...


January 29, 2008
Conestoga Receives Infrastructure Improvement Funding of $2.274 Million

Conestoga College will receive from the Ontario government $2.274 million in funding for infrastructure improvements, as part of a total...


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 15, 2008
Conestoga Graphic Design students take silver in national competition

Ashley Cress and Lesley Richardson won a silver award this November at the Advertising and Design Club of Canada. The...


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 17, 2007
Exciting Things are Happening at Conestoga College

Since its doors opened to students in 1967, the small community college has grown to become one of the leading...


December 4, 2007
Community in action, a day to celebrate

When the call for help went out, CSI President Roxy Stanciu never imagined just how well the community of...


November 27, 2007
Conestoga rolls out pre-apprentice programs

Like other repair shops, Royal Stainless Steel Tank and Truck has a tough time attracting mechanics. "It does take a...


November 27, 2007
Help Dany Day!

He's been battling leukemia for five years, and he needs your help now. Conestoga student Dany Mercado, 24, is in...


November 23, 2007
Conestoga Marketing Team Wins Bronze Medal at Ontario College Competition

A team of 15 students from the Business Administration - Marketing program of Conestoga College has just returned from...


November 7, 2007
Conestoga, Holmes Foundation Carry Out Community Service Projects

When it comes to renovations, nobody cares more or demands a higher level of excellence than Mike Holmes. He...


October 30, 2007
Conestoga College Wins Provincial Gold Medal in Running

For the first time ever, Conestoga College won the individual gold medal at the OCAA cross country championship. In the...


October 26, 2007
Student Survey Winners

Lucrecia Castillo, a year one student in the Biotechnology Technician program at Conestoga College was the winner of the $1,000...


October 26, 2007
Culinary Student Wins Ontario Mushroom Competition!

Congratulations to Laura Kallay and her team who won the MAKE IT WITH MUSHROOMS - Student Chef Challenge. Laura,...


October 22, 2007
On-Campus Job Fair

On Oct. 17, close to 300 students met with over 65 employers in the Rec. Centre of Conestoga's Doon...


October 22, 2007
OCAA Coach of the Year - Fawn Day

Conestoga women's fastball coach Fawn Day was recognized as the Coach of the Year in the Ontario Colleges Athletic...


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...


October 17, 2007
Oktoberfest Breakfast

Culinary and Hospitality students volunteered their time to cook at the annual Oktoberfest Pancake Breakfast in downtown Waterloo. The free...


October 12, 2007
Tuition-Free Pre-Apprenticeship Programs to Start at Conestoga

Governments and employers are giving more attention to the important economic role and the many opportunities apprenticeship education offers to...


October 3, 2007
Conestoga College Enrolment Rises Significantly for Fall 2007

Enrolment in full-time, post-secondary programs at Conestoga College stands at 6,903 as of September 2007, according to the Office of...


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 10, 2007
Collaborative nursing program earns top marks

HAMILTON - A program that combines the best of nursing education of McMaster University, Mohawk and Conestoga colleges has earned...


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...


September 5, 2007
Tuition Fees for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Beginning September 1, 2007, any student with a permanent disability who requires a reduced course load as a learning accommodation...


August 22, 2007
Technical careers promise good money and a strong demand

Dylan Mitchell could well be the poster boy for apprenticeship programs in Canada. This spring, Mitchell moved from Richmond Hill...


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 23, 2007
New Masonry Centre Announced for Conestoga in Waterloo

A partnership between Conestoga College and the Ontario Masonry Contractors Association (OMCA) will result in the construction of a new...


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 29, 2007
Retail Florist Students Win Toronto Competition Prizes

The students in Conestoga's Retail Florist program continue to earn praise and prizes for their imagination, creativity and technical excellence....


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...


June 21, 2007
Mike Magda - Conestoga's Winning Chef

Mike Magda earned a Conestoga diploma from the Food and Beverage Management program in 2001. He returned to Conestoga as...


June 15, 2007
Turn Up the RODEO

What do you do with a Broadcasting Diploma from Conestoga College? You could become a broadcast technician, a traffic reporter,...


June 5, 2007
Lights! Camera! Higgins!

Michael Higgins, a video editor and camera operator for Bob Izumi's “Real Fishing Show”, is right where he hoped to...


June 5, 2007
Conestoga Day at St. Thomas Dragway

Saturday May 12th was Conestoga Day at St. Thomas Dragway. Fifteen cars competed and approximately 30 members of the Conestoga...


June 1, 2007
New Welding Program in Line for Waterloo Campus

As Conestoga builds the profile and capabilities of its new campus in Waterloo, the College is adding programming consistent with...


May 15, 2007
Conestoga Student Part of Winning LaunchPad 50K Team

Andrew Kolb, a student in Conestogas Graphic Design program, has used his skills to contribute to the winning team...


May 14, 2007
18th Annual Skills Competition

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


May 14, 2007
Ontario Government Announces $4.8 Million Investment in Conestoga

Kitchener Centre MPP John Milloy, in a visit to the Doon campus of Conestoga College on May 14, announced a...


May 8, 2007
First Ever Truck and Coach Event for the Technological Skills Competition was a Huge Success!

The School of Trades and Apprenticeship at the Guelph Campus of Conestoga College hosted the first ever Truck and...


March 19, 2007
Cultural Diversity Poster Session 2007

Staff and Students from the Human Services Foundation program wish to extend their appreciation to the Conestoga College community...


March 15, 2007
Conestoga Students Earn Recognition from Ontario Flower Growers

The Ontario Flower Growers Co-operative recently held its 17th annual student floral design competition at its Mississauga headquarters. As has...


March 13, 2007
Conestoga Posts Province's Best College Student Loan Default Result

The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has just released its year 2006 loan default report for the Ontario...


March 5, 2007
Free Program at Three Campuses Offers Employment, Education Skills

In April, Conestoga campuses in Guelph, Waterloo and Cambridge will offer a free preparatory skills program called Employment/Training Readiness (E/TR),...