Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation (Optional Co-op)

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Bring your own device

As part of Conestoga's commitment to innovative learning strategies, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative is designed to enhance your learning experience. Through the use of online and mobile technologies in and out of the classroom, you will be able to access course materials, participate in collaborative learning environments and build the technological skills needed in today's workforce.

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Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program

As part of Conestoga's commitment to innovative learning strategies, the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program is designed to enhance your learning experience and ensure you have the appropriate technology to successfully complete your program. The LYOD program provides students with full use of a device for their academic studies and the option to own the device upon graduation. The Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program is mandatory for students in participating programs.

As part of Conestoga's commitment to innovative learning strategies, the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program is designed to enhance your learning experience and ensure you have the appropriate technology to successfully complete your program. The LYOD program provides students with full use of a device for their academic studies and the option to own the device upon graduation. The Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program is mandatory for students in participating programs.

Program benefits

Overall, the LYOD program is designed to enhance your learning experience by ensuring you have the appropriate technology to fully participate in your program.

  • Software required for your course may be installed at any time during your program. Visit Downloads for installation instructions.
  • Computer costs are considered in the OSAP assessment.
  • Laptops are protected by a comprehensive insurance package that covers damage and accidents.
  • Additional accessories are included (e.g. a backpack).
  • Ongoing support from college IT Service Desk.

2020-21 participating programs

Program DetailsLaptop Model
Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science Dell Precision 3551
Bachelor of Environmental Public Health Surface Pro 7
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation (Optional Co-op) Dell Precision 3551
Robotics and Industrial Automation (Optional Co-op) Dell Precision 355

Device fees and ownership

Students in LYOD programs pay a $1,000 fee ($884.95 + HST) in their first semester and approximately $1,000 ($884.95 + HST) at the start of their second year of study. The college owns the device until the end of the academic program. At the end of the academic program, ownership of the laptop is transferred to students, who are free to use their laptop in any way they wish.

More information

Please visit this page regularly for updates to frequently asked questions and additional program details.

Program handbook

This handbook provides students with program-specific information. The material in this handbook is accurate at the date of posting and is applicable for the current academic year. Program handbooks are updated yearly and students must check for the current edition.

Program Advisory Committee (PAC)

PAC members are composed of employers, practitioners and recent program graduates. College representatives (students, faculty, and administrators) are resource persons. Each committee advises the Board on the development of new programs, the monitoring of existing programs and community acceptance of programs.

Software downloads

Students and instructors in a full-time science, technology, engineering or mathematics program are entitled to a number of additional Microsoft software packages through Conestoga's Microsoft Partner Agreement. Your login information will determine what programs you have access to download.

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