Fanshawe International staff are available to both future and current students. For general questions, we can be reached Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), by phone 519-452-4150, by email international@fanshawec.ca or by live chat. For appointments, see below:

Future Students

Book an appointment with an International Education Advisor in your time zone

Chat with a current international student


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Current Students

Live Chat

Speak with us Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Live Chat

Connect with a Student life or Immigration Advisor

Book an Appointment

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Staff Directory

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Wendy Curtis

Dean Fanshawe International

wcurtis@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4187

Wendy leads the International Services Office at Fanshawe College and directs International recruitment and internationalization efforts at the college. Wendy works to ensure that International and Canadian students receive excellent service in International Education. Wendy has been serving students at Fanshawe College since 1985.

Saurabh Malhotra

Saurabh Malhotra

Senior Manager International Recruitment & Market Development

smalhotra@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x5034

Saurabh has been working at Fanshawe College since 2010. He started with the International team in India and has been managing International Recruitment & Market Development at the main campus in London Canada since March 2017. Saurabh is responsible for Fanshawe's International representatives who are promoting Fanshawe College across the world.

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Brianne Dos Santos

Manager International Centre

bdossantos@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x3959

Brianne has worked in international education for the past 17 years in both the private and public sector and has been at Fanshawe since May 2011. Brianne is responsible for helping the college meet its international enrolment goals and manages international admissions related processes and the day to day operations within the International Centre.

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Emily Low

Manager International Student Engagement

elow@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x5343

Emily has been working at Fanshawe since February 2020 and has experience providing immigration and settlement support to newcomers in both the Post Secondary Education and Municipal sectors. Emily is responsible for programs and services that support international student engagement retention and success including leading the International Student Life Coordinators and Immigration Advisors.

Aamera Jiwaji

Aamera Jiwaji

Regional Manager, International Market Development

ajiwaji@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430

Aamera joined Fanshawe’s International Recruitment & Market Development team in September 2021 to support the College’s region-specific market development plans. She has worked in international recruitment for over five years, and came to Canada as an international student from Kenya.

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Sue McKittrick

Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

smckittrick@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6153

Sue is responsible for developing and coordinating communications to help increase international student enrolment. She also works closely with all in-country representatives ensuring they have market-specific materials and messaging that will help them attract and retain Fanshawe College students.

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Caitlin Smith

International Projects & Exchange Coordinator

c_smith340@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x2994

With three exchange experiences herself Caitlin promotes international study abroad opportunities for Fanshawe students. She also manages incoming exchange students to encourage student global outlook development. Caitlin works closely with international partners to support Fanshawe international projects abroad and is your contact for questions related international scholarships study abroad opportunities and international projects.

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Shannon Amaral

Student Experience Associate

samaral@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4150

Shannon works at the front counter of the International Centre and collaborates with our international student ambassadors to promote student success and assists students with general inquiries or requests.

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Lisa Espinola

Student Experience Associate

l_espinola@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4150

Lisa works at the front counter of the International Centre and collaborates with our international student ambassadors to promote student success. She also assists students with general inquiries and requests.

Jen Bishop

Jen Bishop

Student Experience Associate

j_bishop4@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x5037

Jen works at the front counter of the International Centre and collaborates with our international student ambassadors to promote student success. She also assists students with general inquiries and requests.

Sharmila Rasaratnam

Sharmila Rasaratnam

Student Experience Associate

srasaratnam@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4150

Sharmila works at the front counter of the International Centre and collaborates with our international student ambassadors to promote student success. She also assists students with general inquiries and requests.

Our admissions team

International Regional Associates receive and reply to international student inquiries associated with their region (see below).  They assist with student applications issuing letters of admission processing program changes and fee payments from overseas.

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Melissa Barr

International Regional Associate - ASEAN (Korea Philippines Indonesia Malaysia Thailand Singapore)

intadmit@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4767

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Jen Fowler

International Regional Associate - North South and Central America Caribbean Europe Australia New Zealand Iceland

int@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x3903

Jen is also involved in the applications for the Fanshawe EAP/Western pathway which includes the affiliated colleges King’s Brescia and Huron.

Gurneet Kaur

Gurneet Kaur

International Regional Associate - India (within Canada)

intspp@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6157

Gurneet provides support in Hindi and Punjabi.

Luna Ren

Luna Ren

International Regional Associate - Asia Pacific (China Hong Kong Macau Taiwan)

intapp@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6155

Luna provides support in Mandarin as well as Korean.

Faduma Green

Faduma Green

International Regional Associate - Africa and The Middle East

intafrica@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6151

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Jamie Hahn

International Regional Associate - South Asia (Bangladesh Sri Lanka Nepal Pakistan and Bhutan)

intadmission@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4008

Our student life coordinators

Student life coordinators provide support and guidance to our international students.  This includes advising students on program selection and career pathways referring students to appropriate college services and providing support for any on-campus issues such as social networking campus involvement issues in housing etc.

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Chen (Jessie) Shi

International Student Life Coordinator

cshi@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4278

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Cynthia Konnerth

International Student Life Coordinator

ckonnerth@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x3948

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Laura Costigan

International Student Life Coordinator

lcostigan@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4030

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Joy Jia - RCIC

International Student Life and Immigration Advisor

jjia@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6056

Joy is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (ICCRC # R511949) who specializes in understanding the Canadian immigration regulations that apply to international students.  She liaises with faculty and staff across the college to ensure that all personnel understand the unique immigration requirements of international students.  She also provides complimentary assistance to our students regarding their immigration status including applications for various permits and visas. 

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Paniz Saremirad

International Student Life and Immigration Advisor (RISIA)

P_saremirad@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4467

Paniz provides support and guidance to our international students. She also provides assistance to the students regarding their immigration status including applications for various permits and visas.

Our recruiting team

Digital

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Priyank Mistri

Alternate Markets Recruiter

p_mistri@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x6156

Priyank is responsible for expanding and creating new digital marketing initiatives at Fanshawe International to help increase international student enrolment. He also creates content for various social media platforms to help our recruitment team attract and retain Fanshawe College students.

India

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Pranav Rathi

Market Leader - South Asia

prathi@fanshawec.ca

+91-880-073-6767

India

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Varun Singh

Advisor India Recruitment

v_singh9@fanshawec.ca

Phone: +918800898299

India

Ankita Nath

Ankita Nath

Advisor India Recruitment

atandon@fanshawec.ca

+918800916767

China

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Xiaobin (John) Yang

Asia Specialist

jxyang@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4372

China

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Joey Zou

International Education Advisor

chinamarket@fanshawec.cn

+86-134-8266-9595

WeChat: Joeyfanshawe

China

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Maggie Teng

International Education Advisor

china@fanshawec.cn

+86-135-2108-6208

Latin America and Jamaica

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Nelson Melgar

 

Market Leader

nmelgar@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x4072

Brazil

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Bruno Rodrigues

International Education Advisor

brazil@fanshawec.ca

+55-119-4554-4725

Colombia

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Carolina Giraldo

International Education Advisor

c_giraldo@fanshawec.ca

Barbados Bahamas and Trinidad

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Cynthia Konnerth

International Education Advisor

ckonnerth@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x3948

Korea Japan ASEAN region

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Junhyun (Jay) Park

Market Leader

jpark@fanshawec.ca

+82-10-4182-4239

Korea and Canada

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  Jukyoung (Jake) Yoon

International Education Advisor

jkyoon@fanshawec.ca

519-452-4430 x5342

Philippines

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Inna Francheska Rana

International Education Advisor

philippines@fanshawec.ca

+63-918-959-9441

Vietnam

Hanh recruiter

Hanh Vu

International Education Advisor

asean@fanshawec.ca

+84-938-792-978

Africa, Middle East Gulf States, Turkey

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Ayşem Onar El-Hennawy

Market Leader

aonar@fanshawec.ca

+90-531-308-8177

Europe

Galyna Arnautova

Galyna Arnautova

International Education Advisor 

garnautova@fanshawec.ca

+7-929-986-3093