The Fanshawe Blog

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  • Fanshawe College is located right in the middle of one of Canada's greatest natural treasures, the Great Lakes system. In fact, some of our campuses are found right near the shores of Lakes Erie and…
  • Music has always been a great stress reliever. It lightens our mood, improves memory and reduces anxiety. Music therapy takes these benefits to an entirely different level. Music therapy is an…
  • Choosing the right post-secondary experience is harder than usual right now. Without the ability to visit campuses, it can be difficult to get a sense of what your experience will be like in college…
  • March 17, 2021 marks one year since the Ontario government declared its first lockdown as part of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the last year we have experienced varying levels of social isolation,…
  • The theme of this month's International Women's Day was "choose to challenge." While skilled trades may have historically been thought of as a career path typically pursued by men, let's choose to…
  • The night sky provides an awe-inspiring – and challenging – subject for photography. In a previous post, I gave some tips on the equipment you’ll need. Now, let’s look at the camera settings that…
  • There’s nothing more quintessentially Canadian than a visit to a sugar shack! The sweet smell of bubbling maple sap and hot pancakes with real maple syrup evokes childhood memories. For many, it is…
  • It’s that time of year again – tax season. As a student, your schedule is hectic as you keep on top of assignments, tests, projects, part-time jobs, after-school activities and volunteer work. Doing…
  • Are the February blues getting you down?  It’s about that time of the season when we feel like we're done with snow and ready for warmer weather. Here are a few ways you can shrug off the February…
  • Learning happens in many ways, not just in the classroom. If you’re considering enrolling in a post-secondary program, it might be beneficial to explore Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition—also…