Greetings from the International Office at Conestoga College!
Congratulations on beginning your journey as a student with Conestoga College Waterloo Campus in September 2018! Please read this information carefully and be sure to check the college website and your email regularly so you don’t miss anything!
***NEW INFORMATION – PLEASE READ!***
Your Waterloo Campus is undergoing an exciting renovation just in time for you to start your classes! Please note that our Start Smart early arrival services will be available to you at to your beautiful new campus starting August 31st.
· Aug 31st to Sept 7th: Start Smart early arrival services - connect with the International Office, register for your classes, get studentyour ONE Card (student identification), print your timetable, purchase a bus pass, open a bank account and more!
Location: Welcome Centre, Waterloo Campus
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
· Fri, Aug 31st: Program Orientation (Diploma, Degree, Certificate Programs) - Meet your Program Coordinator, faculty and classmates and learn about your program!
Location: Roofing Centre, Waterloo Campus
Time: 9:00 am
For up-to-date information about your Program Orientation, please check https://orientation.conestogac.on.ca/Default/Schedules. Times and dates may vary.
· Sat, Sep 8th: Important - New International Students’ Orientation – come learn the top tips for academic success in the Canadian classroom! Prizes, free food! (More details to come. Watch your email!)
Location: Doon Campus - please email us for transportation to the Doon Campus
If you’re feeling nervous about coming to Conestoga – please don’t worry!
We have friendly staff and student volunteers to welcome you during Orientation.
Find someone who is wearing a t-shirt with the word “LOCAL” on it. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have. Once you’re here, you’re a LOCAL too!
Before you leave your home country:
· To make your airport pick-up arrangements, please reserve directly at Airways Transit for $101. REMEMBER, you must have the local address where you will be dropped off. This address cannot be the Conestoga College campus address!
· To make your housing arrangements, please click here. There are lots of options - be sure to secure your own housing before you arrive, or book a hotel room for temporary accommodation.Need help? Contact Avni Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org
· Please check the Pre-Departure Checklist to ensure you have completed the necessary tasks before traveling to Canada.
· Conestoga 101 - Make sure you complete Conestoga 101 on eConestoga to help set you up for a successful college experience. This online module introduces you to everything you need to know as a new Condor!
· Need additional help? Email International Office at email@example.com
We look forward to welcoming you to Canada and we will be in touch again soon with more information. In the meantime, check out our website and our Facebook page.
See you soon!
Disclaimer: Conestoga College makes no warranty or representation regarding any premises or landlords/leasing agents that are listed on our website or any links provided herein. The listings are simply provided as a convenience to assist students in locating possible housing opportunities. Conestoga has not inspected or investigated any premises/links in any way, and inclusion of these various websites or links shall not be construed as an endorsement or approval by Conestoga College. Conestoga College disclaims any responsibility, among other things, for the condition of any premises, terms of any leases, or compliance with any municipal or provincial rules or regulations established in the Residential Tenancies Act of Ontario. All prospective tenants are strongly encouraged to exercise common sense and good judgment when evaluating prospective rental units and landlords. If you have questions about signing a lease or any other rental documents, you may wish to seek legal advice.
Your friends at the International Office 🍁
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Doon Campus Welcome Centre – Room 200
299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener, ON N2G 4M4 Canada
P: (519)748-5220 ext. 3556 | F: (519)748-5926
This email inbox is checked only during regular, non-holiday business hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
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