Fanshawe College, London (Canada)

London, Ontario, Canada

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Fanshawe College Overview & Background

Founder James A. Colvin 
University Type Public Research University
University Motto Unlocking Potential
University City         London, Ontario, Canada
Acceptance Rate 60%
Faculty to Student Ratio 1:20
Endowment $17 million
Campus Size 100 acres
Graduation Rate 69.5%
Employment Rate 85.8%
Official Website Link Fanshawe College, Canada
Contact Details +1 519-452-4277


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Fanshawe College’s educational curriculum and teaching methodology caters to the needs of the contemporary labour market. One of Ontario's largest colleges.

 Fanshawe College has the following campuses:

  • list items London campus
  • list items Londontown campus
  • list items London South Campus
  • list items St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus
  • list items Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus
  • list items Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus
  • It has Huron/Bruce regional sites as well. The college offers over 200 degree, certificate, diploma and apprenticeship programs houses around 43,000 students. With the sectoral training councils, community organizations, and private sector employers in the industrial and services, health, and business sectors, the college provides reskilling and skill upgrading opportunities.

    The following are the schools under the college:

  • list items Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology
  • list items English Language Institute
  • list items Lawrence Kinlin School of Business
  • list items Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology
  • list items School of Applied Science and Technology
  • list items School of Community Studies
  • list items School of Contemporary Media
  • list items School of Design
  • list items School of Digital and Performing Arts
  • list items School of Health Sciences
  • list items School of Information Technology
  • list items School of Language and Liberal Studies
  • list items School of Nursing
  • list items School of Public Safety
  • list items School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
  • list items School of Transportation Technology and Apprenticeship
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    Financial Aid

    Fanshawe offers the following types of scholarships:

  • list items Program specific scholarships
  • list items College wide and graduation scholarships
  • list items International student scholarships
  • list items Entrance (first time student) scholarships
  • list items Athletic scholarships
  • list items Continuing education and mature student scholarships
  • list items Scholarships for students with disabilities
  • External scholarships

  • list items Fanshawe College Varsity Athletics Bursary
  • Students can apply online based on their eligibility.

    There are various kinds of  scholarships available for international students like international scholarships, study abroad scholarships, international in-course scholarships. These scholarships can be applied for by those who have a valid study permit and international VISA and are currently enrolled in Fanshawe College.


    Residential Options

    The accommodation options for Fanshawe students are administered and offered through the International Office and the assistance of the Accommodation Coordinator. 

    The various options are:

  • list items Homestay: The Canada Homestay Network (CHN) manages Homestay for Fanshawe College. It provides international students with warm homestays and custodianship services so that they feel supported and a sense of belongingness during their study in Canada.
  • list items On-campus residence: The three traditional residences on campus and townhouse units at 900 Fanshawe College Blvd provide a total of 1200 spaces. Therefore, students get a convenient and spacious living experience if they opt for on-campus housing. 
  • list items Off-campus housing: Fanshawe also offers a Housing Mediation service. It is a free confidential resource to assist in the immediate resolution of problems that may crop up in the areas of housing and lifestyles.
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    Along with state-of-the-art learning facilities, they have a number of cafeterias and restaurants, and four student residences. The college also houses a fitness centre, bookstore, sports facilities, and a computer store. Fanshawe College has a library that students can access online also. The entire catalogue from the library is available online.


    Jobs and Placements 

    The employment rate for graduates from Fanshawe College is 90.3% and tops among all colleges in the province. Fanshawe has such great placements due to its Career Services department. As per PSE Information Systems, the department was ranked the most impressive model in Canadian colleges for the extensive services available to students and alumni.

    The college provides a 6-week (150 hours) employment opportunity in a workplace environment. Participants can supplement their resume with related work experience and a valuable reference.

    The placement unit of the college provides career consulting for the students and also organises career fairs for its students. Employers can also post openings on the college portal. Workshops related to job hunting, writing resumes, demo interviews, etc. are also conducted.


    Notable Alumni

    Some famous alumni from Fanshawe College, London include:

  • list items Kelley Armstrong, Canadian writer, primarily of fantasy novels since 2001
  • list items Cheryl Hickey, Host of ET Canada, an entertainment news magazine for Global Television Network
  • list items Bruce Smith, former politician in Ontario, Canada
  • list items Nathan Robitaille, Canadian sound editor. He is best known for his work on the film The Shape of Water 
  • list items Glenn Edward Thibeault, former Canadian politician. He was Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
  • list items Anne Marie DeCicco Best, 60th and longest-serving mayor of London, Ontario, Canada.
  • list items Chantal Duhaime, Canadian curler from Barrie, Ontario. She currently plays third for Team Jacqueline Harrison
  • list items William Peter Randall, Canadian musician and municipal politician.
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    Fanshawe College Location 

    The Fanshawe College is 5 kilometres from the London International Airport and is a 5-6 minute cab ride and takes around 15 minutes by bus. The London railway station is a major interchange for trains running from Toronto west to Sarnia and Windsor. 

    London, Ontario, is recognized in Canada and around the world as a centre for education and cutting-edge research. It is among Ontario's main business and cultural hubs.The city also boasts of a number of getaway locations and parks, namely Springbank Park, Victoria Park, Budweiser Gardens, and Storybook Gardens. Students can also visit Covent Market for some shopping or walk down to the Eldon House nearby. You can also visit the St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica, or the beautifully restored Fanshawe Pioneer Village.

    Fanshawe College Map Location

    Address: 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd, London, ON N5Y 5R6, Canada