Academic upgrading offered in the heart of downtown London

Fanshawe's Access Studies location at 431 Richmond Street in downtown London offers a variety of academic upgrading programs to adult learners who are looking to qualify for admission to a college program or apprenticeship; upgrade their skills for employment; or to learn essential skills for everyday life.

Programs offered:

  • Literacy Basic Skills (LBS) program
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) grade 12 equivalency program
  • Prerequisite course upgrading for college admission (biology, chemistry, physics, English & math)
  • Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT) program
  • Essential skills courses


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An environment to suit adult learners

Fanshawe provides a supportive adult learner environment with:

  • small classes, offered days and evenings;
  • personalized learning plans to suit your goals;
  • academic, career and accessibility counselling;
  • and more.


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Access Studies

Hours: Monday to Friday | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: 431 Richmond Street (2nd floor, entrance off Carling), London, Ontario N6A 6E2


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