Welcome to Fanshawe! During the weeks leading up to Orientation join us for a variety of virtual sessions covering important information that will help you prepare to start your journey at Fanshawe.

Ask Me Anything: What’s Next? (Virtual sessions)

These sessions will guide you through helpful information so you can feel prepared to begin your studies. We will also answer your questions on the spot! Upcoming sessions: 

  • April 2 at 9 a.m.
  • April 15 at 9 a.m.
  • May 1 at 4 p.m.

Register for a Session

Here for you: Summer Orientation Series (Virtual sessions)

These FREE events showcase the wide range of student services that are available to you. If you are viewing on a mobile device, scroll left/right to view dates, times and registration links.

At Fanshawe, there is a huge team of supporters who are here for you and these sessions will show you exactly how, and who you can reach out to for a variety of services. Each session is approximately one hour long.

 

 

Session Name and DescriptionDate and timeSession Registration

Wellness/Recreation

This session will be hosted by Fanshawe Athletics and Student Wellness Centre staff. The Student Wellness Centre is home to a number of services to support student physical and mental wellness Join us to learn even more about what these two teams have to offer!

April 1 at 9 a.m.Register Here

FANCard

Join us to learn more about your FANCard. Your FANCard is your official Fanshawe identification card. But it does more than just act as ID - keep life simple with one card and take advantage of its other convenient features. 

April 1 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Esports

This information session will introduce Fanshawe's Esport leagues on campus! If you want to get involved with the gaming community here on campus please join us on discord at discord.gg/DqvFZY7! If you’re into gaming, competitive or otherwise, then this is the place for you! You can also visit fsu.ca/discord for more information.

April 2 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Counselling & Accessibility

Counselling Services offer a wide range of services to Fanshawe students. Counsellors provide a confidential atmosphere where you can explore any topic or situation and discuss any concerns you may have. This session will introduce you to the services available, and give you information on how to get registered with Counselling Services.

Accessibility services are available to any student with any type of accessibility need. Join this session to learn more about what services are offered such as alternate formatting, services for deaf students, apprentice students, and more.

April 3 at 9 a.m.Register Here

Academic Integrity

Join Samantha, our Academic Integrity Manager to discuss the Academic Integrity policy at Fanshawe. You will learn how it protects your reputation and that of Fanshawe College credentials. This session will also teach you about Academic Offences and how to avoid getting one.

April 3 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Library Learning Commons

The Library Learning Commons (LLC) provides learning and academic support for all Fanshawe students. While physically located at the London Campus (1001 Fanshawe College Blvd.), the LLC’s services are available to all Fanshawe students studying at any campus.

April 4 at 9 a.m.Register Here

London South

This information session is for students attending Fanshawe's London South campus and will provide an introduction to this campus and it’s unique experience. Come meet your Associate Dean, Larry, and let him tell you about all the amazing things happening at London South!

April 4 at 10 a.m.Register Here

WRIT

This foundational literacy course typically appears on student timetables. Students have the ability to place out of this course by participating in the WRIT assessment. Join this informational session to learn and discover more about the WRIT course and assessment.

April 5 at 9 a.m.Register Here

Simcoe Campus

This information session is for students attending Fanshawe's Simcoe/Norfolk campus and will provide an introduction to this campus and it’s unique experience. Join Tiffany and Melissa to learn about all the amazing things happening at our Simcoe location!

April 5 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Co-op & Entrepreneurial Services

Are you entering a program that includes a co-op term at some point? Learn about the services your Co-op Consultant can provide and gain an understanding of how to prepare for your co-op program.

April 8 at 9 a.m.Register Here

Career Services/InSPIRE Mentoring

As a Fanshawe student or alumnus, you can access our extensive career resources online. Join this session to learn more about our career services team and what they have to offer!

InSPIRE Mentoring helps students and recent grads create pathways to career connections by developing networking skills, sharing experiences, and gaining industry knowledge. Join us to learn more about the InSPIRE mentorship program at Fanshawe College.

April 8 at 10 a.m.Register Here

St. Thomas Campus

This information session is for students attending Fanshawe's St. Thomas/Elgin campus and will provide an introduction to this campus and it’s unique experience.

April 9 at 9 a.m.Register Here

Military Connected Campus

Fanshawe College and the Canadian Armed Forces are working together to create a Military-Connected Campus (MCC). This initiative will provide students, members of the Canadian Armed Forces and veterans with career opportunities and additional supports for transition to civilian life. Join this session if you would like to learn more!

April 9 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Downtown Campus

This information session is for students attending Fanshawe's London Downtown campus and will provide an introduction to this campus and its unique experience.

April 10 at 9 a.m.Register Here

Retail Services

This information session will provide information regarding course textbooks, uniforms and materials. If you would like to research these items in advance, please visit https://fanshaweretail.ca/ for more information.

April 10 at 10 a.m.Register Here

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

We offer support to equity-deserving students and equity-related student groups. Come hear about EDI on campus. Learn who we are and what we do.

April 11 at 10 a.m.Register Here

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Why should I attend the Here For You Orientation Series?

As a new student, you should participate in this program because it will help you prepare for a successful academic year. This series will introduce you to all of the supports, resources and opportunities available to you as a Fanshawe student. If you have any further questions regarding this event series, please contact orientation@fanshawec.ca.

Can parents and other supporters attend sessions?

Yes, parents and other supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend. We know that parents are a key resource and support for their student and we want to ensure you feel equipped with the information you need to help your student succeed.

What is the WRIT assessment? How do I write it and what do I need?

Learn about the WRIT assessment.

How can I connect with other incoming students, upper-year students and Fanshawe staff?

One of the easiest ways to connect with others is to reach out over social media! Join our Fanshawe Discord channel, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, join our First Year Instagram Group or contact the Fanshawe Student Union.

I have a disability. How do I get accommodations in place for the start of term?

Identify early with Accessibility Services. Learn more at www.fanshawec.ca/earlyid.

 

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