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Program description - September 2022

Factual reporting plays a critical role in society today. In this two-year Journalism Program at Conestoga College, you will learn the fundamentals of research, interviewing and writing with the legal and ethical standards required to reveal the truth within a story. This program also allows you to develop the technical skills needed for digital news reporting and storytelling across traditional, online and mobile platforms. As a student in this program, you will work within the college’s digital news environment Spokeonline.com reporting stories from the community. In addition to first-hand experience with the challenges and deadlines of real-world production cycles, you will receive in-depth training in story development, live reporting, feature reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism and long-form reporting approaches, such as documentary production and magazine writing. You will be exposed to multiple traditional and emerging career avenues that rely on strong journalism skills.

Program details

Code: 1171
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: September 2022
Campus: Kitchener – Downtown
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$13350.00
Ancillary Fees
$1255.00
$2535.00
Total Fees
$3951.00
$15885.00

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee - $41.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2152.50 $1798.50
Year Total   $3951.00

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
International Program Tuition $6675.00 $6675.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $530.00 -
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee - $41.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $8384.50 $7500.50
Year Total   $15885.00

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - September 2022 - Kitchener – Downtown

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