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Program description - September 2024

As countries around the world seek to efficiently reduce and manage their waste in response to global environmental targets, the field of waste management is playing a critical role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our communities. If you want to apply your environmental and technical skills on the front lines of the fight against climate change, the Sustainable Waste Management graduate certificate program will provide you with industry-leading skills to work in a variety of industrial, municipal or organizational settings. By understanding how waste systems function, you can develop informed solutions, whether you are assessing diversion rates for solid and organic waste, introducing cutting-edge technologies, or demonstrating what it means to shift to a circular economy. Apply your learning through applied research projects and work with community and industry partners to identify innovative solutions to real-world problems. The optional co-op stream is the only one of its kind in Ontario to provide hands-on paid work experience in the field.

Program details

Code: 1599
Start: September 2024
Campus: Guelph
Delivery: In person
Length: 1 year
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

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International

Tuition
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$15844.00
Ancillary Fees
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$2588.00
Total Fees
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$18432.00

Canadian fee details

International fee details

Description Fall 2024 Winter 2025
Grad. Cert. Program Tuition $7922.00 $7922.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI College Int'l Health Insurance Plan (CIHIP) $530.00 -
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $330.00 -
CSI Legal Care Fee $30.00 -
eText Fee $30.00 $53.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $9684.50 $8747.50
Year Total   $18432.00

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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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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
  • In order for a student to participate in a WIL experience/Co-op work term, students must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Applying to the co-op stream

  • All applicants apply to the non co-op program. Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply for the Co-op Stream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Not every student who meets academic eligibility requirements will be admitted to the co-op stream.
  • To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum 65% session weighted average with no dropped or failed courses.
  • International students will require work permits to utilize the co-op job board for job search and to accept employment. Students are currently experiencing longer than usual wait times for work permits. Please be advised that there will be no co-op program service fee refunds after the program withdrawal for refund date. Students that have not received their work permit and choose to remain in co-op after the program withdrawal for refund date do so at their own risk and will not be refunded. If you are concerned about receiving your work permit in time to achieve co-op employment, please discuss your situation with your co-op advisor as early as possible.

Delivery sequence - September 2024 - Guelph

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