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Got a Question? We are here for you!

We are here to support you in your role in providing your clients with accurate, up-to-date information and advice. Whenever there is a question regarding our programs and services, we welcome your inquiries. One of our Career/Academic Advisors is as close as a phone call (807) 475-6110, or an e-mail away.

Over 50 Postsecondary Programs: We offer a wide choice of programs in areas such as:

For applicants and current students who do not meet the entrance or program continuation criteria.

You are a Vital Link

Career and employment information is critical to the career decision-making process.  Whether an individual is considering a college education, or completing such, the volume of information available can be overwhelming.  As a Career Advisor, you are prepared to help find and use career and employment information effectively.

The Career Development Centre is designed to help individuals find and make use of career and labour market information. As a Career Advisor you provide the skills and knowledge necessary to help your clientele make informed career, education and job search plans.

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Call us for information today!  Phone: (807) 475-6110  Fax: 807-623-3956  E-mail:

Answers … to your commonly-asked questions:

Should I Attend College or University?  There are many factors to consider in your response to this question. Following are a couple of thoughts and ideas that you or your students might not have thought of …

Practical Knowledge & Skills for Today’s Workplace: Ontario’s Community Colleges are more intently focused on providing graduates with the practical knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s workplace. See the “Profile of a Confederation College Graduate” (PDF file)

Why not both College and University? More and more university graduates are finding that a university degree, combined with a college diploma gives them the necessary edge to obtain the job they really want.

Articulation Agreements: we have a number of formal articulation agreements between our college and various universities, where credit can given for successful program completion to reduce the time required to obtain both a college diploma and a university degree, or to transfer from one to the other.  Articulation Agreements …

Transfer Credits: Transfer credits are awarded on a course-by-course basis to students applying to or enrolled in Confederation College programs who have earned academic credits outside of Confederation College. Transfer Credits …

Credit for Recognized Prior Learning (RPL): is an overarching principle of providing credit(s) for significant and relevant previous learning and/or work/life experience and is comprised of 3 components. (Recognized Prior Learning  - RPL)

Do I Have Enough Money? Budgeting appropriately for postsecondary education is crucial. To assist in this endeavor, we have a popular, step-by-step guide to “How to Plan your Finances for Your  First Year of College” (PDF file)

Scholarships & OSAP Funding: See the Financial Aid area of our website.