The last month of the term is finally among us! Congrats on getting through all the projects, assignments and deadlines that you’ve managed to get through in the last couple of months. You worked hard to get to this point and the next big obstacle to get through are your final exams. We’re trying to make this period of time easier by providing you with events to get you looking forward to your holiday break! Here are numerous initiatives, events and things for you to keep track of for the year ahead:

Exam Relief

Exam Relief is taking place the first week of December, so get ready to indulge in delicious food to help you de-stress during this demanding time in your life. Take a look at the schedule for your campus below:

Doon campus, December 3-6

  • Monday: Mac & Cheese (with garlic bread and garden salad)
  • Tuesday: Pita Pit petitas (wraps- veggie & meat)
  • Wednesday: BBQ (Beef burgers, veggie burgers, coleslaw and salad)
  • Thursday: Mac & Cheese (with garlic bread and garden salad)

Cambridge campus, December 3-6

  • Monday: Subs (turkey & veggie subs, muffins & cookies)
  • Tuesday: Pizza (with muffins & cookies)
  • Wednesday: Subs (turkey & veggie subs, muffins & cookies)
  • Thursday: Pizza (with muffins & cookies)

Waterloo campus, December 3-6

  • Monday: Subs
  • Tuesday: Pizza
  • Wednesday: Subs
  • Thursday: Pizza

Guelph campus, December 4th and 6th

  • Tuesday: Pizza
  • Thursday: Subs

Brantford campus, December 4

Come have brunch With Santa and de-stress from exams! Enjoy a free continental breakfast (muffins, fruit, scones) and de-stress activities. This event is In collaboration with Students Engagement.

Polar Plunge

Our 38th annual Polar Plunge is taking place February 13th, 2019 in the back of The Venue! Every year, we run the Polar Plunge event to raise money for a local charity. Students get a pledge package, raise money then jump into an ice cold pool to celebrate their contribution. This year we’ll be raising money for the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region and pledge packages are officially ready for pick up on December 3rd. Prizes will be awarded for highest number of donors, best costume and largest fan base. See you there, Condors!

Leadership Conference

This is our first year we will be hosting not just one, but two Leadership Conferences! On January 26th, 2019 we will host our conference which will be focusing on connecting and engaging together! This awesome conference includes 5 amazing speakers, breakfast, lunch and snacks on the day, giveaways, chances to win prizes, swag bags and more! Tickets are only $20 now until January 13th at 11:59 p.m. If you get your ticket by that time, you’ll get entered to win a $50 Indigo gift card! After the conference you’ll receive CCR credit and a certificate with your name on it. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with other student peers, make friends and learn more about yourself in the process.
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Toga Party

The Cones-toga party is back and better than ever! Come out and experience this awesome party on January 11th in The Venue from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Come with a toga and your friends! Tickets will be on sale on the CSI app and are $5 each! You can bring a non-Conestoga guest as long as they’re 17+ and have valid photo ID! Their ONE Card must be presented at the door to enter The Venue! This is one of our best parties of the year, so don’t miss out on it!

Reduced Hours/Closures

With the holiday break coming up, there will be several reduced hours or closures over the next couple of weeks.
Reduced Hours

Grad photos

Are you graduating soon? If so, remember your Conestoga experience forever with a grad photo! Booking your appointment is easy! Follow the 3 steps below and commemorate your graduation day for years to come. We currently are offering a range of dates between now and December 14th, 2018. It is important to note that other dates will be scheduled in the future, so you will have alternate opportunities to have your photos taken.

  1. Visit Studio Nostalgia’s website and register or login.
  2. Schedule an appointment online.
  3. On the day of your appointment, be sure to bring your Conestoga ONE Card and a $10 cash deposit.

If you have any questions, please contact CSI’s Content and Communications Coordinator:
Laura Sinclair
Content and Communications Coordinator
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Congrats on your upcoming graduation!

Mitten Tree

The Leadership Ambassador team is hosting a Mitten Tree and Winter Warmth Share from December 3rd-14th! Students can donate their hats, gloves and scarves to office 2A100 or on our Mitten Tree! Part two of the Mitten Tree is giving out winter gear by door 4 and the Food Bank. Any students in need of a hat, scarf, mittens or gloves are invited to pick up warm weather gear from the Food Bank by Door 4.

GRT bus pass sales

GRT bus passes are on sale December 3rd from the Service Hub! Show your receipt from tuition as proof of being a student, then you can buy your pass for $292. During the winter break when the Service Hub is closed, you can buy your ticket from the Waterloo Charles St. Bus Station. Then when we’re back from holidays, you’ll be able to purchase your ticket from the Service Hub once again.