Fanshawe Polytechnic Education - Purpose, Applied.

The world is what we make of it.

We all have a difference to make. The only question is when and where the world will need us. At a polytechnic like Fanshawe, your education is rooted in reality, your mentors are titans of industry and your curriculum is whatever society needs. Start here and find yourself in the impact you can make on the world around you.

Fanshawe is a proud member of Polytechnics Canada

Polytechnics Canada is a national association of Canada's leading institutes of technology and colleges with a shared vision to train highly qualified and skilled workers and deliver a range of innovation solutions for employers. Offering advanced educational credentials, including bachelor's degrees, diplomas and certificates, Fanshawe is an ideal fit for the polytechnic model. At the same time, Fanshawe strengthens the Polytechnics Canada mission in policy advocacy, because it is an innovative and transformative institution.

Why choose a polytechnic institution? 

  • Polytechnic graduates are in high demand due to our job-skills-based education designed to meet labour market needs, industry expert faculty, state-of-the-art labs and equipment and innovative mindset. 
  • Learning is hands-on and practical, ensuring that our students graduate with confidence, critical thinking skills and resilience to face new challenges head on.
  • Programs are industry-driven with ongoing, regular consultation and feedback from program advisory committee members (employers) for each program area, informing Fanshawe of changes or needs in specific industries that can be reflected in our curriculum. 
  • Students learn with a global mindset, studying with students from over 80 countries around the world, bringing diversity and cultural awareness to the classroom.
  • Graduates are ready to innovate, conducting applied research in food innovation, sustainable building and automation, and more through our Centre for Research and Innovation, while also solving real world problems through Signature Innovative Learning Experiences embedded in every program, as part of the new Innovation Village.