The CSI Board of Directors is here to support every student and is working hard to improve your student experience as a Conestoga College student. At CSI, students support students! Your CSI Board of Directors is elected by students to represent and advocate for all students at Conestoga. They are always looking for your feedback to make sure your voice is heard and to help them advocate for change at Conestoga College and every level of government!

Here are a few ways in which we can help!

Academic Appeals

Your CSI Board of Directors is able to walk you through the procedure of an academic appeal and they are also available to offer support by attending and taking notes at academic appeal meetings.
Need advice? email us!

CSI Legal Protection Program

The CSI Legal Protection Program provides access to a toll-free legal assistance helpline for any area of law, and legal representation for housing disputes, employment disputes, and disputes with an academic institution.
Learn more


Timeframe: Priority:
October Mental Health in Pandemic Times
November Housing Insecurity
December
January Harassment Prevention
February Mental Health Campaign
March
April Food Insecurity

These priorities were selected by Conestoga students and will be addressed throughout the year by your CSI Board of Directors.

Want to get involved and advocate for students
OR
Want to share your feedback and concerns with us?

email us at: csibod@conestogac.on.ca

Conestoga Students Inc. has collected student feedback to better understand how students are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This feedback has been compiled into a document that outlines our findings and our responses to student needs.
CSI Financial Security Advocacy Report

Report Highlights

How are Conestoga students being impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • Decline/loss of employment
  • Financial stress
  • Concern about job prospects
  • Reduced income
  • Limited/no resources to pay for tuition

What are our students saying?

Top 5 requests:

  • Reduction of Tuition
  • Financial Aid
  • Jobs
  • Tuition Extensions
  • Money

What have we done?

Conestoga Students Inc redistributed approximately $790,654.50 back to students through COVID-19 relief initiatives.
Our Advocacy wins:

  1. Reduced fall and winter CSI fees
  2. Reopened the CSI Food Bank for healthy hamper distribution
  3. Created new part time jobs for students within CSI
  4. Create a work to study program with Conestoga College
  5. Advocate for fee deadlines to be extended
  6. Create a needs-based emergency education relief fund
  7. Advocate for larger College Fee reductions