Conestoga College

Location Cambridge
Established 1967
Famous For Graduate Employment


Established in 1967, Conestoga College is one of the fastest-growing colleges in Ontario, Canada, and has been ranked among the top 100 colleges in the country. Conestoga offer courses in the following fields:

  • Applied Computer Science & IT
  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Creative Industries
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Health & Life Sciences
  • Hospitality & Culinary Trades

Approximately 26,000 students register at Conestoga College for full-time and part-time courses yearly. The student body at Conestoga College comprises more than 8,000 international students from over 80 countries. In 2018, the College had an 85% graduate employment rate.

The College offers over 200 certificate courses, diplomas, postgraduate programs, and degree courses. For international students, a co-op option is also available.

Services for International Students

Conestoga College offers several services to help make your transition to studying in Waterloo Region a successful one. This includes:

  • Academic support
  • Tutoring & academic help
  • Student support
  • Counselling
  • Medical Care Clinic
  • Athletics & Recreation
  • Orientation

Conestoga college has collaborated with several airport shuttle companies to offer its students a ride from the airport to the campus at discounted rates.


12th in Canada's Top 50 Research Institutes and 83rd in Canada by Webometrics.


At Conestoga College students can choose between living on campus and off-campus private housing which they can choose according to their budget and preference. The student accommodation office can assist students in finding a perfect off-campus housing facility.

About Location

Conestoga College is located in Brantford, Ingersoll, Cambridge, Stratford, Guelph, Ontario, Kitchener, and Waterloo. The College is well connected to the city via public and private transport.

There are several places near the College that the students can visit, such as Niagara Falls, Churchill, Lake Louise, Bay of Fundy, Cape Breton, and Prince Edward Island.

Toronto Pearson International Airport is less than an hour away from the College campus. Students can also travel via public transport to reach various campus locations of Conestoga College.

About Location

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  • Vic Fedeli (advertising executive and Ontario politician)
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