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Fanshawe College

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Overview

Overview

Fanshawe College is located in London, Ontario, Canada, only two hours from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Detroit in the United States. London is known as the ‘Forest City’ and is surrounded by beautiful parks and lakes, as well as being a vibrant business and cultural hub. There are currently 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe College, including 6,500 international students from 100 different countries.

As one of Ontario's largest colleges, with additional campuses in Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock, as well as campuses in downtown London and London South, Fanshawe offers more than 200 programs at degree, diploma and certificate level.

Fanshawe’s main campus sits on 100 acres of scenic property and includes state-of-the-art learning and athletic facilities. Students can choose from Homestay, on-campus residence or private rentals for their accommodation. All full-time London students receive a London Transit bus pass as part of their fees, as well as access to the Student Wellness Centre. There are many clubs and athletic teams to join or cheer for, and Fanshawe’s International Centre provides ongoing support.

Fanshawe offers more than CAD 5 million in scholarships, including some designed specifically for international students. The college focuses on co-operative education, which integrates academic learning and employment allowing students to “earn while they learn”. The Centre for Research and Innovation enables students to provide solutions to real-world problems presented by industry partners.

As a member of the Canadian Bureau of International Education, student exchange opportunities are available in Europe, South America, and Asia. Other partnerships provide opportunities for students to explore over 500 academic pathways across Canada and around the world.

Students at Fanshawe are well prepared for professional life. 90.3 percent of Fanshawe graduates find employment within six months of graduating, and 85.8 percent of employers are satisfied with their performances (KPIs 2018-19). The Fanshawe College Alumni Association of 184,000 graduates creates a lasting global connection for all who study at the College.

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Fanshawe: Number one in Ontario for graduate employment

According to recently released Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey results, Fanshawe College graduates rank first in the province for finding employment upon graduation. Survey results indicate 90.3 per cent of Fanshawe alumni find jobs within six months of graduating, exceeding the provincial average of all Ontario colleges by more than four per cent.

With a student satisfaction rate of 77.8 per cent, the results also indicate the college is providing exceptional on campus experiences to students, exceeding the provincial average of 75.7 per cent.

"We are very proud of this year's survey results," said Fanshawe President Peter Devlin. "They are a testament to the hard work of our faculty and staff who prepare our students for careers upon graduation,” he added.

The college also exceeded the provincial average and led all large colleges in Ontario in the following categories:

  • When surveyed six months after graduation, 81.2 per cent of Fanshawe alumni report being pleased with their college education.
  • Fanshawe's overall graduation rate of 69.5 per cent is two per cent above the provincial average of 67.2 per cent. The graduation rates for three and four year programs also ranked first among large colleges.

Additionally, employers who hire Fanshawe graduates are satisfied with the skills and contributions of graduates who work for them, reporting a satisfaction rate of 85.8 per cent.

"While these results show Fanshawe is a leader among large colleges in Ontario, we continue to look for ways to improve our services to students and alumni and providing leading-edge programming to meet the needs of our employers," remarked Devlin.

Fanshawe's KPI results are available to view on the college website. The most recent data was collected from June 2018 to February 2019.

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Study options

Study options

At Fanshawe College, there are more than 200 academic programs available, ranging from EAP (English for Academic Purposes) to certificates, diplomas, postgraduate programs and degrees.

Bachelor Degrees

Fanshawe College offers eight honor’s bachelor degrees:

  • Honors Bachelor of Applied Technology - Biotechnology
  • Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Digital Marketing)
  • Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources Management)
  • Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
  • Honors Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership
  • Honors Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning
  • Honors Bachelor of Interior Design

Pathway Options

Fanshawe College has credit transfer and articulation agreements with universities in Canada and around the world. Fanshawe credits can be transferred to many other institutions.

Co-op Programs

Fanshawe has more than 60 co-op programs available for students to earn while they learn.

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Study abroad

Study abroad

Fanshawe College is a proud partner of the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE). This means Fanshawe takes studying abroad seriously. Fanshawe College has 26 mutual exchange agreements with universities across 16 different countries in Asia, Europe and South America. Fanshawe College strongly believes that international education opportunities provide a valuable experience, not only to allow students to enjoy other cultures and explore the world, but also to help build their resume when it’s time to look for a job.

Fanshawe offers semester-long international exchange opportunities in countries all around the globe including Belgium, Brazil, Ecuador, England, Ireland, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and Wales. For students who do not want to spend the whole semester abroad, Fanshawe also offers month-long cultural exchanges to France, Finland, India and Japan.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

For international applicants applying through the Study Direct Stream (SDS Program) from India, Pakistan, Morocco, Senegal, China, Vietnam or Philippines, the SDS IELTS requirements are 6.0, with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands. For programs listing a higher IELTS requirement, the higher score will be required.

English Requirements for Certificate and Diploma Programs:

  • TOEFL: 550 – PBT, 79 – iBT
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5
  • Cambridge: 169 with no skill less than 162

English Requirements for Degree Programs:

  • TOEFL: 560 – PBT, 84 – iBT
  • IELTS: 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0
  • Cambridge: 176 with no skill less than 169

English Requirements for Postgraduate Certificate Programs:

  • TOEFL: 570 – PBT, 88 – iBT
  • IELTS: 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0
  • Cambridge: 176 with no skill less than 169

Tuition Fees and Living Expenses

Tuition fees and living expenses will vary depending on a student’s chosen program of study and accommodation:

  • Post-Secondary program tuition and fees: *CAD 16,000 to CAD 18,000 (fees vary depending on program).
  • Living expenses: *CAD 10,000 – CAD 12,000
  • Books and other expenses: *CAD 500 – CAD 2,000

*All fees are in Canadian dollars and approximate depending on the program of study. The LTC bus pass is included for full-time London campus students. Housing costs are dependent on living situation (type of accommodation), with on-site residence students having a mandatory meal plan included in fees.

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Facilities

Facilities

Finding accommodation can often be a daunting task in a new city. Fanshawe College offers students a number of accommodation options through the International Office, with the assistance of the Accommodation Coordinator. Accommodation options include:

Homestay

  • Includes private bedroom, access to a bathroom, laundry facilities and internet access
  • Meals as requested on a chosen meal plan for half board or full board
  • CAD 900 per month for full board, plus a one-time fee of CAD 200 and an administration fee of CAD 75 per payment.

Residence - Falcon House, Peregrine House, Merlin House (apartment-style, on campus)

  • Cost of this accommodation for eight months is CAD 8,825 including a CAD 250 security deposit and CAD 1,200 mandatory meal plan.
  • Each bedroom includes a desk and chair, drawers and closet space
  • Students share a kitchen and living areas, as well as study spaces, movie lounges and laundry services in the accommodation blocks.
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of CAD 525

Residence – Kestrel Court (townhouse, beside the campus)

  • A standard bedroom with a double bed is CAD 7,240 or there is a small bedroom with a single bed costing CAD 6,925 (this includes a security deposit of CAD 250).
  • Each bedroom includes a desk and chair, drawers and closet space
  • Residents share a home with five other students, with a living room, bathrooms and a kitchen (no meals provided).
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of CAD 525

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Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships available for the 2019-2020 academic year include.

Entrance Awards

  • International degree award
  • African Academic Excellence Entrance Award
  • Brazil Language Excellence Entrance Award
  • China Language Excellence Award
  • EAP Award
  • European Language Excellence Entrance Award
  • Japan Language Excellence Award
  • Korean Language Excellence Award
  • Latin American Leadership Entrance Award
  • Nepal Language Excellence Entrance Award
  • Philippines Language Excellence Entrance Award
  • Turkey Language Excellence Entrance Award
  • Vietnam Language Excellence Award

In-course Awards

  • International Learning Opportunity Scholarship
  • Ibaraki Summer Program Scholarship
  • International Returning Student Award
  • Caribbean Academic Excellence Award

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London Ontario 1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
Simcoe Ontario 634 Ireland Road
Clinton Ontario 169 Beech Street
Kincardine Ontario UBC Local 2222 Training Centre, 385 Queen Street
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology is a comprehensive college serving the greater London region by providing flexible learning arrangements and experiential education opportunities developed in response to labour market needs. One of Ontario's largest colleges with four campuses in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock, Fanshawe serves close to half a million people with a promise to educate, engage, empower and excite.

The college offer more than 200 degrees, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs to 43,000 students each year, helping people unlock their potential and achieve success in a variety of disciplines including applied arts, business, health care, human services, hospitality and technology. Fanshawe also plays an important role in providing re-skilling and skill upgrading opportunities for mature learners through the design and delivery of custom training for federally and provincially sponsored trainees, community organizations, sectoral training councils and private sector employers in the business, health, industrial and services sectors.

The college is about so much more than just going to school. It?s about getting out and discovering who students are and where they want to be while making some pretty amazing memories along the way. There more than 200 clubs & teams and hundreds of events happening around the year.

Known as the ?Forest City? with over 200 parks and in a region surrounded by the world?s largest freshwater lakes, the college?s main campus consists of 19 buildings and 100 acres of stunning landscaped property, including three on-campus residence buildings and a CAD 25-million fitness and wellness centre. It is home to Budweiser Gardens, the sports and entertainment centre that draws the biggest names in music and sports, amazing arts, markets, theatre and night life.
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Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
Infrastructure, staff and support Customer reviews:
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Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
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Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
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Fanshawe College Fanshawe College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
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Fanshawe College - by, 2020-01-09
4.0/ 5 stars

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