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Academic Recognition

Graduating with Honours/Distinction

Honours

To be eligible for academic recognition upon graduation, students must have completed the minimum number of courses or credits or hours of their program of study at Conestoga. The actual percentage required to be completed will vary according to the length of the program:

President's Honour List

Recognition awarded upon graduation to the student in each diploma, graduate certificate and degree program who obtains the highest average in the program. Students must achieve an average of 90 per cent or greater for all courses of the program of study, with no failed courses.

Graduation with High Distinction

Recognition upon graduation for all students registered in diploma, graduate certificate, and degree programs who achieve an average of 90 per cent or greater for all courses of the program of study, with no failed courses.

Graduation with Distinction

Recognition upon graduation for all students registered in diploma, graduate certificate, and degree programs who achieve an average of 80-89 per cent in all courses of the program of study, with no failed courses.

Conestoga Honour List

Recognition upon graduation for all students registered in Ontario College certificate and apprenticeship programs who achieve an average of 80 per cent or greater for all courses of the program of study, or for apprentices all levels of their program, with no failed courses.

Please visit Academic Administration for additional information on academic awards.

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