The Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is a public college based in Kitchener, Ontario in Canada. Kitchener is located in the metropolitan area, which includes the neighboring cities of Waterloo and Cambridge and is home to approximately 451,235 people, making it the eleventh largest Census Metropolitan Area (CMA). Conestoga College offers its students a variety of programs to join. The college has one, two, three or four-year programs; as well as apprenticeship training programs. There are also many options available to students including four-year degrees in Advanced Manufacturing, Teletronics (Telecommunications and Computer Studies), Architecture, Health Informatics or the brand new International Business Management degree which started in the fall of 2006. Conestoga also has several agreements with some Ontario universities like Wilfrid Laurier, Windsor and McMaster, with many more in the works, as well as several other Canadian and international institutions. Over all, Conestoga offers more than 120 full-time diploma programs, 26 apprenticeship programs, 9 four-year bachelor degree programs as well as 2 collaborative degrees, 23 graduate certificate programs and more than 130 part-time programs.
Conestoga has campuses in Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, Stratford, Cambridge and Ingersoll. Doon Campus is the main campus for Conestoga College and is located at the south end of Kitchener and houses the central administration offices as well as the majority of courses offered by the college. Their regional campuses have selected programs, so students specializing in certain programs will be grouped accordingly. The existing School of Engineering and Information Technology will be relocated, in 2011, to a new expansion of the Doon campus opposite the current facility across, with easy access from Kitchener’s main high way. This growth and expansion will offer students in the Engineering and IT departments with greater access to facilities and greater learning opportunities.
On Campus Housing is available near the main Doon Campus at the Conestoga Residence & Conference Centre. The college provides rooms of various sizes to over 500 students, varying from single to shared rooms and suites. This allows their students to have a comfortable stay while they are attending Conestoga, and a chance to interact with students from around the world. Beyond education, Conestoga has several fields for students to partake and expand their communicational skills. In terms of Media and Mass Communication, Spoke On-line -is the web version of the official newspaper of Conestoga College. Student reporters in the Journalism programs of the college contribute the news and editorial content of the paper and are responsible for production of the weekly publication. They also have 519 Online News- an online newsroom in Waterloo Region staffed by students in the Videography-Broadcast Journalism/Documentary graduate program in the School of Media and Design at Conestoga College. Finally, “Conestoga Connected” is a weekly half-hour newsmagazine all about Conestoga College student programs, news, events, innovations, sports, life off-campus and alumni. It is created and produced by second-year Broadcast Television students at Conestoga College. Also, in terms of sports, Conestoga College student sports teams are named ‘Condor’. They compete against Varsity level teams. There are also intramural programs. Such programs and activities allow students to gain excellent experience within their field, and a chance to enhance their skills as well. This provides Conestoga College students to have a well-rounded experience abroad.
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