The month of November is already here! Don’t miss out on all of the events and opportunities that we have for you in this month. Between Christmas Wish Tree, wellness gift packs and our big Diwali event, there’s no shortage of activities and events for you to take part in.


Come celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights with us on Friday, November 9th at Lot 42! The event will be taking place from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. and tickets are $10 each, and it covers admission to Lot 42, complimentary appetizers and shuttle transportation to and from Lot 42 (if required) . You can purchase tickets through the CSI app or at the link attached. Traditional attire is encouraged, and DJ Muneeb will be providing the beats! This is a 19 + event, and government-issued ID is required. Haven’t purchased your ticket yet? You can get it here now:
Diwali tickets

Christmas Wish Tree


Christmas Wish Tree takes place in the month of November! If you are a student in need, or if you are feeling generous this holiday season, then this would be perfect for you to participate in. We are accepting registration of children from 0-10 years of age. You can register your children or child from Nov. 12-23 to receive a gift from a generous peer as long as they are at the age of 10 or under. **Please keep in mind that this is a sponsored program specifically designed and catered towards families that are in need this holiday season. We respectfully ask that any student that does not fit in this category to please not register your family in this program.

The deadline to pick up gifts for you and your family is December 12th. Help out a family in need this holiday season!


If you’d like to make a child’s Christmas, then you can also sign up as a sponsor. Sign ups will take place from Nov. 12- Dec.3, and the deadline to drop off a gift will be on December 5th! You can drop your gift off at the CSI main office in room 2A106. All gifts will have a $25 price point limit!


Have questions about the Christmas Wish Tree program? Please direct them to Sheri-Lyn at:

Health & Wellness Expo

Health & Wellness Week will be taking place November 19-23, and one of the most notable events during the week will be the Health & Wellness Expo! Learn all about the CSI health plan, enjoy a complimentary massage or manicure, and pick up a healthy snack! This event will be taking place at Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and Doon so make sure to check out the events calendar here to see when and where it will be taking place on your campus:
Events Calendar

Wellness gift packs

Book your first massage, chiro or physio appointment at the Wellness Office and receive a free gift pack for the month of November. The gift pack is equipped with a hot and cold pack, a scented candle, a loofah and a bottle of water. You can book your first appointment now by contacting the CSI Wellness office:

Wellness Office
in the Rec Centre in room RC 173
519-748-5131 x3585

Urban Art Showcase

Come celebrate art and culture at the Urban Art Showcase on your campus! Learn about new, exciting forms of art like body paint, beat boxing, break dancing and more. This event will be happening from Nov. 26-28, so make sure to check it out on the events calendar to see when it will be taking place on your campus!
events calendar

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 November 5th 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 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.

Singer-Songwriters’ Circle

Join us for our singer-songwriters’ circle featuring: Charlie The Kid, Kyle Ivan and Pat Robitaille while enjoying our Thursday feature: $4.99 pints and 1/2 price wings! This is a special edition of Live Music Thursday and we hope to see you in The Venue for it from 11:30am-2:30pm

Life skills workshop- Intro to Basic Budgeting

Learn what a budget is, how to create one, and how your credit rating impacts your ability to get a loan at the Introduction to Basic Budgeting workshop in partnership with Your Neighbourhood Credit Union. This FREE workshop takes place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 at Cambridge campus in room A1303. Sign up online:
Sign up online

That’s it for the month of November! We hope to see you at our weekly programming like Trivia Tuesday and Live Music Thursday and we hope you take advantage of our events and activities throughout the month! Have questions about any of our programming? Forward them over to CSI’s Content and Communications Coordinator:
Laura Sinclair
Content and Communications Coordinator