Established in 1967, Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of Ontario's fastest growing public colleges. Today, we have more than 16,500 full-time students studying, learning and evolving at our eight campuses and training centres, plus 30,000 continuing education registrations in over 200 programs. Our approach to learning is unique: small class sizes and hands-on, project-based learning.
Waterloo Region is a thriving hub of innovation; a small city with big city opportunities. Google “Waterloo, Ontario” and you’ll see: the region is renowned as Canada’s technology capital. It’s a hub of intelligence, education and innovation. Waterloo Region is the place for bold, brilliant, young minds to make their mark. It’s only 90 minutes from Niagara Falls and Toronto, the province’s largest city.
Largest urban population in Ontario
(10th largest in Canada)
Average household income
(versus Canadian average of $70,336)
New start-ups since 2009