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Brief Background

Conestoga has five campuses at Brantford, Cambridge - Downtown, Cambridge- Fountain Street, Guelph, Intercollege Skills Training Centre - Kitchener Doon Downtown, and Waterloo.
Applied Computer Science & Information Technology, Business, Community Services, Creative Industries, Engineering & Technology, Health & Life Sciences, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Language & Communications Studies, Liberal Studies, Trades and apprenticeship, workforce development are the schools under Conestoga.

Conestoga has many opportunities and facilities for students and the general public to access. 


 Athletics, Bloom, bookstore, conference service, childcare centres, food services, facilities management, library service and these campus facilities are managed by facility management group. 


The in-house campus residence is located near to Kitchener- doon and Cambridge campus which offers all the basic amenities for students like a kitchenette with microwave, telephone and wifi access, etc. It offers 24/7 security, study lounges, and laundry facilities too and has a dedicated shuttle service too. Rates differ according to the room preferences 

Financial Assistance

The enrolled student is eligible for awards bursaries, and scholarships. For this, each student needs to submit an award application. Also, there are lots of other financial aids like apprenticeship, loan, work-study, etc. 

Jobs and Placements

Conestoga is pleased to offer a variety of services designed to help employers with their recruiting and employee assessment and training needs. Conestoga provides itinerant services in Elmira, New Hamburg, Wellesley, and throughout Perth and Huron Counties. Post co-op, full-time, part-time and apprenticeship job opportunities online are the Recruitment services provided by Conestoga.


The Doon campus is the first and largest campus in Conestoga College located just off Highway 401 at the Homer Watson Boulevard interchange. It houses the main administrative offices and also offers a wide range of diploma and certificate courses. The nearest airport to the campus is Kitchener (YKF). 

The local transit pass is a widely used and one of the most affordable ways to get to the college as it is an affordable way to get to the college. Different campuses have different transit passes. The students from Waterloo, Kitchener, and Cambridge use Grand River Transit to travel between Kitchener, Cambridge, and Waterloo. The Conestoga Students Inc. provides free shuttle services for students, faculty, and staff to travel between the Doon Campus, residence, and Cambridge Campus. 


School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology

Keeping up with the emerging technology of the current times, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science and Information Technology offers cutting edge two-year diploma, three-year advanced diploma or graduate certificate programs for students across the globe. The school provides hands-on, project-based, and work-integrated learning so that students can fit in the real world and cater to the industry demands easily once they complete their course. The success story of Christina Vanderkooy is the best example to understand how this course suits young aspirants.

School Of Business 

The School of Business is considered to be Ontario's best, providing an array of superlative programs which allow you to complete, specialize and enlarge your business education apprenticeship. The school offers one-year certificate, two-year certificate, and three-year advanced diploma programs and degree opportunities to include multiple specialties. The Diploma and certificate programs consist of international business, marketing, finance, bookkeeping, global business management, supply chain management, sustainable business management, and so on. The approach of the School of Business makes sure that the student have the abilities and understanding to address real-world issues and objectives and can create changes in the rapidly growing business fields. 

School of Community Services

Conestoga’s School of Community Services makes sure that the students’ passion to work with people and drive to make a difference in the community is well nurtured into successful human services and community safety careers. Through different facilities inside the college like Child and youth development center, on-campus EMS station and high fidelity live-fire training site, students will be get various opportunities to learn, build their skills, and ability to develop critical thinking to solve a problem. 

The School of Creative Industry

The School of Creative industry emphasizes the need of strong creative professionals with solid technical knowledge and  skills. Keeping this belief in mind, it offers programs in media, communication, and design. The School offers full-time and part-time diploma courses in different fields which helps the students to pursue their career as a game designer, graphic designer, social media analyst, reporter, etc.  

The School of Engineering and Technology

The School of Engineering and Technology is one of the most prestigious schools which offers engineering programs including civil, architecture, construction, interior design, electrical, electronic/computer, food processing, environmental, mechanical, woodworking, packaging, and Welding. The school has on offer one-year certificate, two-year and three-year advanced diploma programs to graduate certificate programs. One of the specialties of these programs is that they are based on real-world project-based learning co-operative education, case studies, applied research opportunities, and capstone projects. 

The School of Health and Life sciences

The School of Health and Life Science provides up-to-date and expert training through pre-health programs, certificate, diploma, graduate certificate and degree programs. With their innovative work-integrated learning, students can get valuable work experience with an industry partner.

School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts

If you are planning to have a successful career in Canada's tourism industry, then the Conestoga’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts is the best choice. The school is renowned for culinary and hospitality programming education. The diploma, certificate, and apprenticeship programs cater to today’s needs and train the graduates to make a difference in a constantly changing world.  The school will also give you opportunities to develop your skills through hands-on application. One can find courses for each tourism-related field in the school. 

School of Language & Communications Studies

Language and communication is an important pillar of the society. Clear communication can help one to reach desired heights within minutes. Conestoga’s School of Language and Communication Studies offers a series of communication courses ranging from academic writing to professional skills to help students succeed in post-secondary programs and in the workplace. 

School of Liberal Studies

The School of Liberal Studies paves way for career development and higher academic studies. The General Arts and Science programs of certificate and diploma levels train students for  further studies, either at college or university. The General Arts and Sciences Aviation diploma program provides graduates with the aircraft pilot skills necessary to pass the Transport Canada commercial pilot license testing. The graduate certificate program in Public Service equips students with the knowledge and skills required for a career in all the fields falling under public service.

School of Trades & Apprenticeship

School of Trades & Apprenticeship operates from the campuses in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph and training facility in Brantford and Ingersoll. This school offers programs which enhance the students’ skills in construction, motive power, industrial and service sectors, which helps them to get a successful career in skilled trades.

School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning

Conestoga's School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning offers part-time and full-time certificates and corporate training in academic upgrading for college, GED preparation, IT, trades, health, community, business. Courses and programs offered include online, hybrid and traditional classroom delivery.

Annual fees for Indians $14,781
Annual off-campus living $12,000
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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