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Social distancing doesn't mean you have to be distant socially

The Resources You Need!

Welcome to the Spring 2020 semester and more importantly the Conestoga community! You may be wondering what resources you still have access to even though you are studying form home. Well lucky for you, we have compiled a list of resources you should check out!

Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI)

Since you made it to our blog, you must know a little bit about CSI or Conestoga Students Inc. (PS. CSI sounds better!) You can count on us to bring you some fun this semester! We will announce special virtual events and contests throughout the semester, so make sure to follow our social media and check the events calendar!

We also provide you with your health plan that will help you stay healthy and safe!

Don’t forget to learn how to get involved with CSI Clubs, Student Rep, and the International Student Advisory Council too! Who knew there was so many ways to still connect with others!

Conestoga Athletics

Get active this semester with Conestoga Athletics! As a Condor, you can join their virtual fitness classes, play in their Esports league, or check them out for wellness and nutrition tips!

myWellness

Taking care of your health is important while studying and myWellness is here for you! If you are currently living in Ontario and you need to book a virtual appointment with a doctor from the Medical Care Clinic or are looking to speak with a counsellor or peer support person about your current life, myWellness can support you!

Book an appointment online or check out the other resources they have available for mental health supports!

myWellness

myCareer

It may only be the beginning of the semester, but you came to college so you can get a job, so why not get some help with that? myCareer offers advice and support for:

  • Explore your career options
  • Create a professional resume and cover letter
  • Strengthen your networking and interview skills
  • Learn effective, safe job search practices

You can make an appointment to meet with one of their advisors virtually. Email them to book an appointment: myCareerServices@conestogac.on.ca

myCareer

myLearning and Library Resource Centre

Don’t struggle with your courses, myLearning and the Library Resource Centre are here to help you! They provide help to make sure you succeed in your studies including:

  • Math help
  • Writing and citing
  • Research
  • Academic integrity
  • Learning skills and tutoring
  • Accessible learning and accommodations
  • Learning and assistive technology
  • Tech support

You’ve got this, but just in case you need some back-up, they’ve got you too!

International Student Services

Sometimes as an International Student you just need that one-on-one assistance with your questions and the International Office can help you! They host “International Transition Webinars” and “Online Transition Talks” that may answer your questions about finding a job in Canada, adjusting to Canadian culture, and more! Also, the International Office is your go-to place for housing and accommodation support!

Find out when they are running their webinars and talks on the Co-Curricular Portal.

Student Engagement

Student Engagement helps support students form connections and develop skills. Visit the Co-Curricular Portal to get information and register for exciting online events like Enlightenment Dinners, English Conversation Partners and workshops. You can email them with questions or ideas on how you’d like to connect with peers online: studentengagement@conestogac.on.ca

Co-Curricular Portal

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