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Information For Parents & Guardians

Your son or daughter’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 son or daughter to engage themselves today, and engage the world tomorrow.

  1. Research indicates that parents are often the most important influencer on their children’s careers and postsecondary education decisions.
  2. 70% of today’s jobs require postsecondary education, according to a recent study … a great reason to pursue further education.
  3. 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.

Employers Like Our Graduates & Our Graduates Land Jobs

  1. 93.8% of employers were satisfied with our graduates & 
    87.9% of our graduates found employment within six months of graduation
    (Source: Colleges Ontario - 2016-17 KPI Survey Results - Employer Satisfaction & Graduate Employment Rates).
  2. Confederation College also earned good rankings in student satisfaction (77.4%), and graduate satisfaction (83.0%)
    (Source: Colleges Ontario - 2016-17 KPI Survey Results - Student Satisfaction, Graduate Satisfaction Rates).

Learning for the Individual

Confederation College values your son or daughter; 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 son or daughter 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.

Respect Lives Here

Confederation College encourages and promotes respect for everyone. It’s about Respect …

Student Progress Monitoring

You are naturally interested in monitoring your son or daughter’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.

Serving the Educational Needs of northwestern Ontario & Beyond

Next Steps

If you are not sure about the next steps for your son or daughter, please call our Information Hub at: (807) 475-6110.

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NOTE: This page has been identified for review & potential further updating in the very near future - Posted 2/26/19