Confederation College Distance Education

Confederation College Distance Education

DE allows students to participate in specified classes via internet connection in real time via software-enhanced audio and video conferencing technology.


Jordan's Principle Scholarship.
Applications for 2024 are now open!
Deadline for applications is April 30, 2024 11 p.m. Eastern Time.

One month left to submit your application to the Jordan's Principle Scholarship! Named in loving memory of Jordan River Anderson, this scholarship is for First Nations students studying children's holistic health and wellbeing.

For more information:

Photos from TELUS Friendly Future Foundation's post 27/03/2024

TELUS Student Bursaries are awarded annually to more than 400 students who are experiencing critical financial need and are committed to making a difference in their communities.


Confederation College will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 to observe Good Friday. Operations will resume at regular business hours on Monday, April 1, 2024. Have a Happy Easter weekend!


Apply today for programs starting in September! Visit our website for a list of program options available to you.


The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Post-Secondary Education Financial Assistance Program is now open for applications!
See application details below.

The Métis Nation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2024-25 Post-Secondary Education Financial Assistance Program applications are now available! If you are an MNO citizen currently attending or have been accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada, this program is for you!

For details about the program and to apply, please visit our website at:

If you need help with your application, please register for our Application Information session on March 20, 2024, by emailing Heather at [email protected]


Apply today for programs beginning in September. Visit our website for a list of Distance Education program options!


Today is Pink Shirt Day.
Celebrate our diversity and embrace acceptance of differences in ourselves and others.

Today is . Join us in standing up against bullying and champion inclusivity in our learning environments.

Wear pink to show your support. There's no place for bullying on our campuses!


Are you looking for practical training that will help you have a positive impact on the lives of those with mental health and addiction challenges?
The Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate program will empower students with the enhanced knowledge and skills needed to support the specialized needs of individuals living with mental health and addiction issues. Program begins in September so apply today!


Confederation College’s Aboriginal Community Advocacy program is for anyone who wants to be part of helping to create more just and equitable relationships. Centering Indigenous knowledge and ethics, the program focuses on Indigenous well-being and nationhood in order to develop creative and practical solutions for communities and
relationships. Graduates will be prepared to engage in meaningful dialogue regarding Indigenous and Canadian relations – politically, socially and culturally – as well as initiate advocacy and community-based projects that contribute to truth and reconciliation. Apply today and start in September!


Confederation College will be closed for the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 19, 2024. Campus operations will resume on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at regular business hours. Have a safe and happy long weekend!


Bursary opportunity for students wanting to pursue a post-secondary education in a health related field.
Check out the details below!

We are now accepting applications for our annual Student Bursary Program! 🎓

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024.

For an application, please connect with our Human Resources department by emailing [email protected] or by calling 1-888-MYWNHAC (699-6422).


Good2Talk provides free, confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario.

The Counselling Department at Confederation College provides a safe, confidential place for students to get help and support in many areas. If you find yourself needing someone to talk to, our Counselling Department is here to listen.
Visit to learn more.

Your is important. students, support is available 24/7 in English and French, when needed:


Confederation College is offering weekly START SMART sessions during the first 6 weeks of the semester covering various helpful topics.

Sessions run on Thursday afternoons online from
12pm-3pm CST/1pm-4pm EST.

Students can register via the QR code or through this link: and click the EVENTS tab.


APIWIN is hosting a virtual Indspire workshop this Friday, January 19th, starting at 11:30am CST/12:30pm EST.

This is an Indigenous Scholarship and bursary program. An application expert will review the application process and provide useful information and answer questions for students.

If you are interested, please email Emily MacKenzie to register and receive the link for the event Friday morning. [email protected]


Confederation College has announced the introduction of a new training program for Registered Nurses (RNs) that will enable them to prescribe certain medications. Check out the details below!

Attention Registered Nurses 👩‍⚕️

Confederation College is launching a new training program for Registered Nurses to prescribe medications for specific conditions. The program will be delivered online, ensuring accessibility for nurses across Ontario. Join us in expanding the scope of nursing in Ontario and enhancing patient care.

Eligible applicants must be RNs with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) without restrictions and have a minimum of two years of full-time experience (or equivalent).

For more information, email [email protected]


Apply today for programs starting September 2024! Visit our website for a list of program options available to you.


Confederation College will be closed for the holiday season from December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024. Campus operations will resume on January 3, 2024 at regular business hours.
Have a safe and happy holiday!


Join us for Virtual Game Day and play “Among Us”.
Game night is scheduled for Dec. 13th from 6pm to 7pm CST/7pm – 8pm EST

Click the link to join in!


Are you a people-oriented individual with a passion to help others in your community? Social service work is an extremely broad field, but at its heart, social service work is all about one thing: helping people. Our Social Service Worker program will give you the tools and knowledge you need to get your career underway. Our program begins in September so Apply Today!


Join us for a chess tournament for the week of December 4th – 8th.
Tournament times will run from 3:30pm – 6:30pm CST 4:30pm – 7:30pm EST.
You will need to create a account and send your username to your respective campus life leader or Jacob Stainthorpe at the Campus in Fort Frances. You will be added to a group on where the tournaments will be hosted.

If you require any information please contact Jacob Stainthorpe via email, [email protected]

Play and Have Fun!

Photos from Confederation College Distance Education's post 01/12/2023

Participate in a week long Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Dec. 1 to Dec. 8
All registered students welcome to participate!

Submit your responses by 5:30pm CST/6:30pm EST on Dec. 8 to:
Jacob Stainthorpe at [email protected]
Tasha Wagner at [email protected]

Good luck and have fun!


You’ve been told you have a mind for business, but what kind of business will that be? Find out what interests you most with Confederation College’s Business Fundamentals one-year certificate program.
This program is ideal for business-minded students who are not quite sure what area of business they want to study in. You will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of business with courses such as computer applications and business communications, as well as introductory courses in accounting, human resources and marketing. We offer full-time, part-time and online options!


Confederation College’s Educational Support program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to join a multidisciplinary education team, working with children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to create safe learning environments for children with diverse abilities and backgrounds. Program begins in September so apply today!


CORRECTION - Game is at 11:30am CST/12:30pm EST
Join in the fun and let's play BINGO!
All students welcome. Play for your chance to win!
Click the Zoom Link to join online this Thursday 11am CST/12pm EST


A Future You Can Count On! Do you have strong people skills and a love of logic and reasoning? Then the Business Accounting program is for you.
Designed for students who want to develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level accounting position, this two-year program begins with a common Business first year, which upon successful completion, will earn you a certificate in Business Fundamentals.
Your second year in the program will give you the perfect foundation to continue building your studies or to enter the workforce. Apply today and start in September!


Join us Live Online for our Harry Potter Trivia Event!
Thurs. Nov. 2 at 11:30am CST/12:30pm EST
Click the ZOOM Link to join in the fun!
Open to students enrolled at Confederation College.


We have winners to Announce!
1st Place is Autumn
2nd Place is Jenny
3rd Place is Penny

To claim your prize, please email me at [email protected] and include your student ID # and campus location.

Congratulations and thanks for playing!

Play anytime between October 23 to October 27 during Student Success Week for your chance to win a prize!

Click here to play!

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About Us

Distance Education allows students across Ontario to participate in specified courses via Internet connection in real time using web conferencing platforms and/or video conferencing technology.

Students access classes from their home, any campus or Contact North site on a specific date and time each week.

Students who are interested in the Personal Support Worker Program who do not live near a Regional Campus, please contact Distance Education for more information.

Distance Education Programs that are offered through an online learning environment with access 24/7 are Autism and Behavioural Sciences, Diabetes Education, Human Resources Management, Library and Information Technician and Office Administration - General.

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