Campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford provide a growing number of students with local access to full-and part-time programming. Fall 2016 full-time enrolment of 12,500 represents a 67 per cent increase since 2008. Continuing education programs attract more than 38,000 enrolments each year.
Conestoga graduates contribute more than $2.3 billion each year to the local economy.
As the region’s only provider of polytechnic education, Conestoga plays an integral role in the success of our community: 65 per cent of our graduates remain in the area after completing their education, contributing more than $2.3 billion each year to the local economy. Almost 55 per cent of the local adult population has accessed our services.
Conestoga delivers more than 200 career-focused programs, and is a leader in trades and apprenticeship training. The college delivers more career-focused degree programs than any other college outside of the Greater Toronto Area, including Ontario’s only college-based, accredited engineering degrees.
Our comprehensive programming meets the needs of a variety of learners, providing multiple entry points and established pathways to ensure that individuals across our community can access the education they need for their chosen careers. Articulation agreements with colleges and universities around the world provide our students with ready access to additional post-secondary opportunities.