International Centre

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International Centre - E2025
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology
1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard, P.O. Box 7005
London, ON Canada N5Y 5R6


Fanshawe College main line: 519-452-4430

International Centre front desk: 519-452-4150

International Centre fax: 519-659-9393

Main email contacts:

Central and South America, Caribbean, Eastern and Western Europe, Russia, United States Email:
India Email:
Africa Email:
Asia Pacific Regions Email:
All other inquiries Email:

Social media:





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Wendy Curtis,
Executive Director
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,
Manager, International Recruitment & Market Development
519-452-4430 x5034

Saurabh has been working at Fanshawe College since 2010. He started with the International team in India and has been the Manager of 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
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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Mandy Kuipers,
Assistant to the Executive Director
519-452-4430 x6150

Mandy is responsible for providing assistance in all areas to the Executive Director in the International Centre. She also manages the calendars of the Executive Director and the Manager of International Recruitment and Development.


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Sue McKittrick,
Communications and Recruitment Coordinator
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
519-452-4430 x2994

With 3 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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Joy Jia,
Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor (RISIA)
519-452-4430 x6056

Joy 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 college 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.


Paniz Saremirad,
Student Life and Immigration Advisor (RISIA)
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.


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Melissa Barr,
International Arrivals, Settlement and Visitor Services Facilitator
519-452-4430 x4767

Melissa is responsible for making arrangements for the Arrivals and Settlement for International students. She also organizes the Airport Pickup service which provides students with free transportation to London from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.


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Shannon Amaral,
Student Service Representative

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.


Lisa Espinola,
Student Service Representative

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.

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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Jen Fowler,
International Regional Associate -  North, South and Central America, Caribbean, Middle East, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland
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
519-452-4430 x6157

Gurneet provides support in Hindi and Punjabi.


Luna Ren

Luna Ren,
International Regional Associate – Asia Pacific
519-452-4430 x6155

Luna provides support in Mandarin as well as Korean.


Faduma Green,
International Regional Associate - Africa
519-452-4430 x4008


Rubelyn Smith

Rubelyn Smith,
International Regional Associate - ASEAN (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam), Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan
519-452-4430 x6151

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
519-452-4430 x4278



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Cynthia Konnerth,
International Student Life Coordinator
519-452-4430 x3948



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Laura Costigan,
International Student Life Coordinator
519-452-4430 x4030


Our recruiting team:


Pranav Rathi,
Senior Advisor, India Recruitment


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Mayank Jhingon,
Senior Advisor, India Recruitment



Vidhi Mathur,
Lead Admissions Officer


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Xiaobin (John) Yang,
Asia Specialist
519-452-4430 x4372



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Joey Zou,
International Education Advisor



Yiman (Leila) Yang,
International Education Advisor

Latin America and Jamaica

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Nelson Melgar,
International Education Advisor
519-452-4430 x4072


Barbados, Bahamas and Trinidad

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Cynthia Konnerth,
International Education Advisor
519-452-4430 x3948


Korea, Japan, ASEAN region

Photo of Cynthia Konnerth

Junhyun (Jay) Park,
Market Leader



Bao Vo,
International Education Advisor

Europe, Africa, Middle East, Gulf States, Turkey

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Ayşem Onar El-Hennawy,
Market Leader



Galyna Arnautova

Galyna Arnautova,
International Education Advisor



For more information, contact
Fanshawe International Centre, E2025