Information For Families & Sponsors
Your student's college education is an investment in their future and practical knowledge and experience always pays great interest! Our college philosophy is to change lives through learning. Confederation College provides the opportunity for your student to engage themselves today, and engage the world tomorrow.
- Research indicates that parents and guardians are often the most important influencer on their careers and postsecondary education decisions.
- 70% of today's jobs require postsecondary education, according to a recent study, a great reason to pursue further education.
- Learning at Confederation College happens in a fun and interactive environment with the goal of gaining hands-on, practical learning to be prepared for the workplace.
Our Graduates Land Jobs
- 91.1% of our graduates found employment within six months of graduation
(Source: Colleges Ontario - 2021-22 KPI Survey Results - Graduate Employment Rates).
- Confederation College also earned good rankings in graduate satisfaction (83.5%)
(Source: Colleges Ontario - 2021-22 KPI Survey Results - Graduate Satisfaction Rates).
Learning for the Individual
Confederation College values your student; we strive to meet their individual needs, both in the classroom and through the various Student Services we offer.
Earn While They Learn
We have a Campus Employment Service that provides many students with the opportunity to work and gain valuable experience right on campus.
Cooperative Education and Field Placements
In many programs, Confederation College offers real life experience with employers through Cooperative Education or Field Placements. Your student might even meet their future boss.
Public Safety on Campus
The health and safety of our college community is critically important to us. Our Campus Security team consists of well-trained professionals, looking out for the well-being of all community members and for the security of our facilities. Using state-of-the-art security systems, help is always close by. During the fall and winter semesters, the Campus Response Team (mobile first aid) and the Campus Walk Team (escorts between buildings, vehicles and bus stops) are here to help too!
Parent Night @ Our Residences
There is a special session geared for parents during “Move In Weekend” in late August, when students arrive at our Residences.
Please call us at (807) 475-6381 for details.
Special Needs Services
Our Student Accessibility Services (SAS) area has many services and devices to help students succeed at college. Please call us at (807) 475-6618 for details.
Student Progress Monitoring
You are naturally interested in monitoring your child's progress and success at college. Your support and interest is commendable and needed, but remember that they are now adults, and as such, we cannot (by law) discuss their progress directly with you without their involvement and consent.
If you are not sure about the next steps for your student, please call our Information Hub at: (807) 475-6110.