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)

Are you preparing for the start of your program and wondering what happens next? We will guide you through helpful information so you can feel prepared to begin your studies. We will also take time to answer your questions on the spot. 

Upcoming Sessions

Monday, Nov 28 - 11 a.m.

Thursday, Dec 8 - 2 p.m. 

Tuesday, Dec 20 - 2 p.m. 

Monday, Jan 2 - 3 p.m.

 

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Here for you: Winter Orientation Series (Virtual sessions)

These FREE events showcase the wide range of student services that are available to you. 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. Unable to attend a session? Not to worry - email orientation@fanshawec.ca after the session and we will share a link to the recording.

 

 

Session Name and Description

Session Information

November 

Student Wellness Centre

Home to a number of services to support student physical and mental wellness. 

November 28, 10 a.m.
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FANCards

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. 

 

November 28, 10 a.m.
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FSU Services and Health Plan

This session will discuss Fanshawe's student health plan and Fanshawe Student Union services.

November 29, 10 a.m.

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Esports at Fanshawe

If you want to get involved with the gaming community here on campus please join us on discord at fsu.ca/discord

November 29, 1 p.m. 

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Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services

Employment & Student Entrepreneurial Services offers a complete suite of services available to Fanshawe students and alumni. These services are designed to help students find part-time employment during their time at Fanshawe and also to prepare them for their future career come graduation. Additionally, this session will cover information for students in co-operative education programs and provide a brief overview of the services Fanshawe's LEAP Junction offers.

November 30, 10 a.m.

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London Downtown Campus

This session will be an introduction to the downtown campus including the School of Digital and Performing Arts at 137 Dundas Street and 130 Dundas, home to the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts and a portion of the School of Information Technology. 

November 30, 1 p.m. 

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December 

Library Learning Commons & Academic Integrity 

The Library Learning Commons (LLC) provides learning and academic support for all Fanshawe students. 

December 1, 10 a.m.

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EDI 

We offer support to equity-deserving  students and equity-related student  groups. 

We are here to help if you have experienced a form of bias or discrimination on campus. Come​ on out and hear about EDI on campus.  Learn who we are and what we do.

December 1, 1 p.m.

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Fanshawe's Retail Stores

This information session will provide information regarding course books, uniforms and materials. For more information please visit https://fanshaweretail.ca/Course/campus

December 1, 2 p.m.

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Counselling & Accessibility 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 also introduce you to accessibility services and give you information on how to complete your EarlyID. 

December 2, 10 a.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions 

Why should attend the Here For You Summer Orientation Series

As a new student, you should participate in the Here for You Summer Orientation Series because it will you give you a head start to 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?

WRIT is a free foundational literacy course that deals with critical reasoning and effective writing. Because it is a foundational course, it typically appears on student timetables in the first semester. Most programs at Fanshawe College have a WRIT course as a program requirement.

There are a small number of programs that are exempt from the WRIT assessment. For more information regarding the WRIT assessment and online testing options, visit fanshawec.ca/WRIT.

To write the WRIT assessment, have your Fanshawe username and password ready as it is required to login and write the test. If you don't know your username or password, contact the IT Service Desk via live chat or email.

What is a FANCard? When and how do I get it?

Your FANCard is your official identification card at Fanshawe College and all-access pass to Fanshawe resources, including Student ID, bus pass, room and building access, meal plans, health plans, and more! Click here to learn more about FANCards.

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, our Fanshawe first year Facebook group, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, 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.