Newcomer advising

Please note:

Conestoga students and international graduates: visit the Student Success Portal to book an appointment with a Talent Hub career advisor.

If you're an international graduate who cannot access the Student Success Portal, email

The Community Career Centre does not offer services to students and international graduates.

Program advising services

Are you an internationally trained immigrant looking for advice on employment pathways or academic programs? We can help. Visit Conestoga College to speak with one of our advisors regarding:

  • Program information and admission requirements for college registration
  • Assistance with registration for Conestoga’s programs and services
  • Credential assessment referral
  • Educational planning and academic upgrading
  • Referrals to language skill evaluation - English as a Second Language (ESL) and Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
  • Access to community resources that meet your needs
  • Information and referrals to community resources related to employment
  • Access to computers, phones and fax machines for work and career research

Eligibility requirements

  • Be a newcomer to Canada
  • Living in Canada
  • Seeking information on academic programs

Benefits of advising

  • Free services
  • One-stop referral centre for internationally trained immigrants
  • Face-to-face or distance advising

Contact information

Conestoga College
Community Career Centre
299 Doon Valley Dr.
Kitchener, ON N2G 4M4