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Conestoga College announces plans for Downtown Kitchener campus

On May 31, Conestoga College President John Tibbits and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic announced plans to open a new campus inside the Market Square location in Downtown Kitchener. The 82,000 square foot campus is set to open in January of 2020 and will aid in accommodating Conestoga College’s growing international student population. The campus will host primarily business classes upon […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
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Conestoga’s Waterloo campus has finally opened to the public

After 58 million dollars and just 18 months of construction, President John W. Tibbits of Conestoga College looks upon the recently finished addition to its campus, named in his honour, admiring 150,000 square feet of pristine Waterloo architecture.  In a ceremony held at the new campus on Oct. 18, the college came together in supporting the many contributors who helped […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
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WLUFA hosts solidarity screening to show support for college faculty on strike

On Oct. 26, 2017 the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) held a solidarity screening in support of Conestoga College faculty who are currently on strike. Faculty at 24 public colleges in Ontario have now been on strike since Oct. 16. There are no scheduled talks between the two bargaining parties as of yet. The event was held in conjunction with Fair […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
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UPDATED: Faculty from 24 Ontario public colleges go on strike

Faculty at 24 Ontario public colleges have been on strike as of this past Monday, Oct. 16. The strike was confirmed on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 9:28 p.m. after failed deliberations for a new contract. The strike will affect over 500,000 students in Ontario, including students at Conestoga College in Kitchener-Waterloo. The union represents approximately 12,000 faculty members. Apparently, the […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·