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Social events

Social events are open to all first-year students and help build social connections that last a lifetime. Take a plunge into our dynamic, warm, and welcoming Conestoga community! Events may take place online or in person. Times vary. Optional for all first-year students.

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Indigenous 101 (First Nations, Métis, Inuit Students) Drop-in Session

Tuesday, May 7, 1 - 2 p.m.

Are you a First Nations, Métis or Inuit student who is looking to learn more about the services and supports provided to you? Attend our session to meet staff and find out about important services that we offer to help you on your post secondary journey.

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Kick-Off FEST

Thursday, May 16, 6-11 p.m., Kitchener - Doon campus, parking lot 2

​Kick-off Fest will offer a variety of sights and sounds to entice the largest gathering of students possible! It will include a fantastic lineup of musical artists, food for purchase, a resource fair, engaging activities, and Instagram-worthy content! Don't miss out on this signature event that will bring students from all eight campuses together to kick off the term!

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Consent Awareness Week Info Fair

Friday, May 24, 12-3 p.m., Waterloo campus atrium

Join us for fun-filled activities, learn about consent alongside your peers, and discover and get connected to the community around us. Come by anytime to this drop-in event! Refreshments available while supplies last.

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African, Black, and Caribbean (ABC) Welcome - Meet Your Community Mixer!

Thursday, May 30, 5-7 p.m., Kitchener - Doon campus, Location TBD

Student Engagement invites you to kick off the spring term with our African, Black, and Caribbean (ABC)-identifying alumni panelists and community. Panelists will share their success stories including navigating life as students, experiences with job searches, and networking. They will also answer your questions about school and careers. Come connect with students, staff and faculty over delicious snacks and resources.

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2SLGBTQ+ Social

Thursday, June 6, 5-7 p.m., Kitchener - Downtown campus, student lounge

Kick off the term with our 2SLGBTQ+ community! We'll connect over food, beverages, bingo and drag! Meet queer peers, staff, and entertainers at the event. Drop in to learn about resources, upcoming events, and queer support that all students have access to.

  • Free food and refreshments will be served from 5-5:15 p.m.
  • Drag bingo begins at 5:30 p.m. Be entertained and win prizes!

Open to all 2SLGBTQ+ students and allies.

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