Open House Returns to Confederation College


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THUNDER BAY, ON, November 15, 2022 – Confederation College will host its first-ever Saturday Open House on November 18, for prospective students to learn about college programs, student life and how to finance their education. Holding the event on the weekend allows for mature students, parents and supporters, as well as those in the region and out of town, a  chance to attend, making the event more accessible to all types of students.

"We're excited to open our campus to future students and their families," said Alexandra Jones, Manager of Marketing, Recruitment, and Communications at Confederation College. "Our aim is to provide them with a comprehensive view of the opportunities available to them, from academic programs to support services and student life."

The event invites the public to drop in between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and provides the opportunity for visitors to tour through our different learning environments, from media and woodworking shops to simulation labs etc., getting a first-hand look at the student experience. . Faculty and current students will be on hand doing demonstrations and showing you a glimpse into the program. Hourly tours  will be available, and students will have the opportunity to speak with program coordinators.

Prospective students and applicants will have the opportunity to learn about Confederation College’s support services, including tutoring, mental health and wellness, as well as Negahneewin Student Services.

Open House will run from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please register online at Students who register and attend the event have the chance to win $1000 towards tuition.


Confederation College has been serving the citizens of northwestern Ontario since 1967 meeting the educational needs of students in a catchment area of some 550,000 square kilometres. Along with its main campus in Thunder Bay, Confederation College has seven regional sites located in Dryden, Fort Frances, Greenstone, Kenora, Marathon, Sioux Lookout and Red Lake, as well as a growing Distance Education division.


Confederation College delivers exceptional education and training to an average of 4,800 combined full- and part-time students per year and currently has a total of 600 full- and part-time employees. Confederation’s regional economic impact and contribution is valued at $703.3 million annually.