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Falcons' soccer star Kovacevic proud of individual and team accomplishments
Fanshawe Falcons soccer star Jade Kovacevic (marketing management) and the women's soccer team keep adding to their collection of victories. Read more

Fanshawe's Innovation Village nearing its first phase
Fanshawe College's Innovation Village is expected to start Phase One of its development before the New Year. Read more

TEDxYouth@WonderlandRd eager to engage London's youth
A TEDx event organized by Western University students is looking forward to sharing stories of inspiration to youth in the Forest City. Read more

Keren Nanneti named FSU president
Keren Nanneti is your new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president after a historic by-election. Read more

Full-time student bus passes unaffected by LTC fare increase
Londoners will see local bus fare prices go up when the big apple drops and 2020 begins. Read more

2019 London Music Census looking for feedback from all sectors of local music industry
The 2019 London Music Census will collect information from music fans, music event organizers, musicians, venue owners, and those involved in the music workforce including, but not limited to, publicists, producers, and teachers. Read more

FSU presidential candidates address plans for stronger communication, student engagement
Forwell Hall filled with students eager to listen to the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) presidential Q and A on Oct. 3. Following speeches from both presidential candidates and potential directors for the Student Administrative Council (SAC), the floor was open for questions for Julia Brown, Ben Clements, Amanda Meunier, and Keren Nanneti. Read more

Delta Stone and the Wardogs opening for April Wine
A local band with connections to Fanshawe College will be opening for an iconic Canadian Rock band. Read more

Richmond and York re-opens
Drivers and cyclists facing downtown construction as part of their daily commute can rejoice as they cruise down Richmond Street. Read more

Fanshawe ranks first for graduate employment
A media release from Fanshawe College's corporate communications department announced on Sept. 25 that Key Performance Indicator (KPI) survey results found 90.3 per cent of Fanshawe graduates found jobs within six months of graduating. Read more

Fanshawe implementing more academic integrity measures
Fanshawe College, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU), and Library and Media Services are teaming up to remind students of academic integrity's importance. Read more

Larger crowd, less injuries and charges at FOCO 2019
The City of London's Unsanctioned Street Parties Task Force have acknowledged that their work will not end with Fake Homecoming (FOCO) 2019. Read more

FSU by-election: Let the campaigning begin
It's time to choose your Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president for the rest of the 2019/2020 school year. Read more

Books to help with your mental health
Reading fictional books can help you escape to a new world and focus on the characters' problems, while forgetting about your own for a second. Read more

Get professional help for your mental health - even if you think you don't need it
After getting treated for my own issues tied to anxiety and depression through therapy, I can confirm getting help made a difference in returning to who I want to be. Read more

Impact of deepfakes on federal election
With the federal election campaign in full swing, voters need to watch out for false information. Read more

Spectrum Fanshawe welcomes new members
A club supporting LGBTQIA2+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, Two-Spirit, plus all others) individuals is running earlier than usual and looking forward to another year. Read more

Post-secondary campus resources ensure student safety
There are resources on campus at post-secondary institutions to help you when you have experienced sexual violence, along with any other situation on campus where you feel unsafe. Read more

Fanshawe soccer star Jade Kovacevic breaks record
One of Fanshawe's top players in women's soccer became an Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) record holder. Read more

Falcons start 2019/2020 season with four winning home openers
Fanshawe Athletics kicked off their new season strong. Four teams had successful home openers, all on Sept. 7. Read more

Strong start 'fore' Falcons golf teams
After landing in two national top five spots for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), Fanshawe golf came out strong during their own invitational tournament. Read more

Fanshawe thanks Princess Auto Foundation for support
The Fanshawe College Foundation recognized the Princess Auto Foundation's generosity throughout the years on Sept. 17. Read more

Finance and wealth management program collecting interest
Fanshawe College's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business and Western University affiliate King's University College offer a four-year finance and wealth management collaborative program. Read more

FSU helping those affected by Hurricane Dorian
You can help those affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by donating food, hygiene products, and clothing donations. Read more

New Fanshawe aviation program ready for take-off
Fanshawe College's Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology is getting ready to soar to new heights. Read more

FSU begins Hurricane Dorian relief efforts
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) will host two fundraisers for those in the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian. Julia Brown, the FSU interim president and finance coordinator, said that several students from the Bahamas told the student union they wanted to raise money for disaster relief. Read more

New head coaches gear up for 2019/2020 season
Two familiar faces for Fanshawe Athletics take on their new role as head coaches. Read more

Internship available to international graduates
International student grads have a chance to take on paid internships for the City of London. Read more

Project LEARN returns for 2019
There will be more London Police in neighbourhoods nearby Fanshawe College and Western University and in Downtown London. Read more

Coin payment eliminated for parking in Lots 5 and 8
You'll no longer have to dig for coins to pay for parking in two of Fanshawe College‚Äôs parking lots. Read more

Party for Humanity building a stronger community
Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario wants Londoners to rock out for a good cause. Read more

Fanshawe's London South Campus celebrates opening
Fanshawe College's new London South Campus finished off an already positive first year with a community barbeque. Read more

MIA musicians to perform at Western Fair
When visiting the Western Fair, be sure to catch musicians from Fanshawe College's music industry arts (MIA) program perform at the I Love Local showcase. Read more

Fanshawe earns Gold STARS
Fanshawe College's commitment to a green campus led them to gold. Read more

Fanshawe upgrading washrooms
As early as the end of September, there will be additional washrooms at Fanshawe College that are more sustainable and accessible. Read more

Fanshawe working with London Jobs Now to connect employers to graduates, students
Fanshawe College is connecting its students to the regional job market. A City of London press release said the College joined the London Jobs Now Task Force. Read more

Original student creations featured on The Chef's Table fall menu
You'll have a chance to taste original dishes created by Fanshawe's School of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts students. Read more

Falcons to host OCAA Invitational
Fanshawe Athletics' golf season kicks off with the Falcons hosting a Provincial tournament. Read more

Canada Life Championship to honour the best in golf and support Childcan
A press conference held at the Highland Golf Country Club on Aug. 29 announced the Canada Life Championship's return to the Forest City. Read more

Fanshawe Athletics gears up for new season after strong finish in 2018/2019
After a record-breaking season, Fanshawe Athletics is getting pumped for a new year of campus sports. Read more

Resources for international Fanshawe students
There are also a number of resources available for international students throughout the semester. Whether you are new to Canada or are still settling in, these resources are here to help you out. Read more

Fanshawe hosting interactive evenings at Budweiser Gardens
Fanshawe College is sponsoring the Interactive Evening series at Budweiser Gardens, with three events scheduled so far. Read more

Rare core construction season continues
During the summer of 2019, three core construction projects occupied the downtown core, with two still in the works. Read more

Fanshawe-related LTC bus routes to change
The London Transit Commission (LTC) is changing 41 bus routes as part of the 2019 Service Plan, according to their website. Read more

Western University discusses plan of action for unsanctioned street parties
Western University and its University Students' Council (USC) plan to counteract unsanctioned street parties like Fake Homecoming, with university representatives meeting with other post-secondary schools like Fanshawe College. Read more

FSU moving forward with acting president until by-election
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) begins a new school year with an interim president and an upcoming by-election. Read more

HPV-prevention vaccine could reduce cancer rates amongst men in the LGBTQ+ community
Offering the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, to more eligible people could help the LGBTQ+ community. The vaccine is offered for free for men, including those who either identify as gay, bisexual or transgender and are under 27-years-old who have had sex with other men. Read more

Fanshawe participating in 100th Anniversary Vimy Ridge Gala
More than 50 Fanshawe students and 15 staff from about seven programs are helping out with the 100th Anniversary Dinner: The Battle of Vimy Ridge. The gala will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Read more


SACL informal survey opens discussion about sexual violence
An informal survey from Sexual Assault Centre London (SACL) is sparking conversation about sexual violence on buses. Read more

How the rise of gluten-free and vegan options affects peope with food allergies
According to the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network (Allergen), about 2.5 million Canadians have at least one food allergy. Restaurants, bakeries and other food and beverage businesses are working to be more accommodating. Read more

"Brewfing" part of public nuisance bylaw
The City of London is cracking down on large gatherings involving drinking on rooftops, also known as brewfing. London City Council passed a motion amending public nuisance bylaw to include the activity. Read more recruiting Fanshawe graduates
About a quarter of staff at graduated from Fanshawe., which recently moved to 100 Dundas Street, is a top voice over marketplace that provides job listings and opportunities for 200,000 voice actors from around the world. Read more


Does Fanshawe's international student enrollment increase coincide with Trump's presidency?
Full-time international student enrollment at Fanshawe nearly doubled from 2,007 in 2015 to 3,446 in 2016. Although international students enjoy studying at Fanshawe, they say that U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election is unrelated to the increase. Read more

Sugaring and student debt: Why more students are signing up for sugar relationships
A growing trend with students is entering a sugar relationship to pay their way through school. The website released a list of the top 20 universities and colleges across Canada with registered members. Western University was 13th. Read more

London Wine and Food Show gets a taste of what Fanshawe has to offer
The 12th Annual London Wine and Food Show's guests tried Tom Collins cocktails, ricotta gnocchi and double chocolate stout sticky toffee pudding prepared by Fanshawe's School of Tourism and Hospitality faculty and chefs. Read more

Students pleased with the "You Don't Say" campaign
Fanshawe's You Don't Say campaign is receiving positive feedback from students. Since October 2016, posters of student leaders have been displayed across the campus, with captions explaining why they don't say certain expressions. Read more

Brushstrokes at the bar: Why more people are trying out paint nights
Paint night events are becoming more popular; artists provide guests the opportunity to recreate a painting. Some people even sip some drinks and eat some snacks while participating in these events. Read more


Counselling and Accessibility ensuring there are no barriers for students with academic accommodations
Fanshawe College's Counselling and Accessibility Services has slightly changed the process of letting professors know what accommodations their students need. Read more

Concerns over lack of button for accessible washroom in SC building
Fanshawe has many designated accessible washrooms on campus. However, the accessible washroom in SC1006, the closest accessible washroom to the Health Clinic and the Fowler Kennedy Clinic, does not have a button that can be pushed to open the door to serve people with physical disabilities. Read more

Book lover's gift guide
One of the best parts about the holidays is receiving new books to read. London has numerous amounts of unique smaller bookstores. Whether that person on your list is into science fiction, romance, classic literature or comics, or is looking for the latest read, there is something for everyone at these bookstores. Read more


Fanshawe leaps up in ranking on Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges
Fanshawe moved up from 49th to 32nd on the Re$earch Infosource Inc.'s Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges 2016 list. Read more

Forest City Film Festival showcasing 27 films with ties to Southwestern Ontario
The Forest City Film Festival, which is in its first year, showcases films connected to Southwestern Ontario. There will be 21 official selections in the competition. Read more


Pearn returns home with new animation studio location
London is getting more animated with Bron Studios. Its animation department, Bron Animation, moved to its new location on 717 Richmond Street. Read more


"My dress does not equal yes"
At Halloween, like any time of year, there is a misconception that just because someone is dressed in a certain way, that it means consent. Read more


How the Ontario government is handling student debt: What students and new graduates think of it and should interest be removed from student loans?
Debt is a four-letter word many students and recent graduates dread. The Ontario government said that between 2012 and 2013, a graduate from a four-year university degree had at least $22,207 in student loans to pay back. Read more

Fanshawe participating in EASI skill-assessment pilot project
Fanshawe is one of the 11 Ontario schools participating in the Essential Adult Skills Initiative (EASI) run by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). Read more

A haunting we will go
The Fanshawe Pioneer Village has new plans for Halloween; instead of the Haunted Hayride, there will be the Midnight Village. Read more


Marshall working with Fanshawe and community partners for sexual violence prevention and education
Sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe, Leah Marshall, works with the college and community partners to bring two sexual violence prevention awareness initiatives to campus a month each year. Read more

Bringing London's comic community together
Manager of Heroes Comics, Christopher Runciman, is active in London's growing comic book community. Many of London's comic readers and collectors will line up for at least an hour or more to grab up to six comics during Free Comic Book Day. Read more


Paramedic program teaches students about post-traumatic stress disorder
Dugg Steary, the co-ordinator for the paramedic program at Fanshawe, was pleased with Ontario's movement to help first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

Unbound celebrates 10th birthday in style
About 300 people saw designs created by Fanshawe College Fashion Design students and alumni at the 10th annual Unbound Fashion Show at Museum London. Read more

Star Wars mania continues in the Forest City
2015 was a big year for Star Wars. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens was released, the first major motion picture released in the series in about a decade. The film collected around $2.05 billion USD and f... Read more

ABCampout head co-ordinator emphasizes importance of mental health awareness
Colleges and universities want to make sure their students take care of their mental health. Both Western University and Fanshawe College have several events and initiatives to help students de-stress, such as therapy dogs, free massages and m... Read more

Two is better than one: London Fringe Festival to join Old East Village and Dundas Street festivals together
Summer is festival season, and London is rich with events. The London Fringe Festival, known for showing unique, small theatre productions and art, is one of the first things Londoners look forward to every summer. Melissa Tipson-Mohr, the... Read more


London's hot spots for film screenings
Watching your favourite classic movie is the one of the best ways to spend your time. Curling up on your couch with a blanket, some snacks and a flick you could never get sick of is one of the easiest ways to destress. However, watching mo... Read more


Social media and photography: How it's changed the way we snap
Photography is a favourite pastime that has changed over generations. We've gone from disposable cameras, to digital point and shoots, to social media apps like Instagram. However, some people decide to turn their photography passion into... Read more

The cold never bothered them anyway: How farmers markets' adapt to the winter
Summer and fall are the seasons we think of when we think about fresh fruits and vegetables. Whether we want a sweet strawberry, juicy tomato or crunchy asparagus, we'll grab it during the time of year we know that produce is in season. Ho... Read more


Films vs Football
Two of the biggest events of the year happen in February: the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards. Many people celebrate one or both awards, which do have some similarities. If they host a house party for either occasion, they decide which appetize... Read more


Spread the cheer all year
Why it’s important to give back after the holidays There are many organizations asking the community to give back during the holiday season. The London Knights host a teddy bear toss for the Salvation Army, where stuffed animals are... Read more

Smooth sailing for Glass Face
The digital era has not only changed the way we listen to music, it’s changed the relationship between musicians and their fans. Up and coming artists, including those in the well-known and growing Music Industry Arts (MIA) program at Fa... Read more


The Workaholic Gift Guide
Maybe it’s a friend that you never see anymore. Perhaps it’s a co-worker or classmate who seems to never leave. It could be your roommate who is stuck inside their bedroom studying. No matter who it is, we all know someone who is a ... Read more

Get a tat, help a cat
There are many reasons to get a tattoo. A common reason is to honour a loved one, be it a friend, significant other or a family member. Some people may even get a tattoo done for their furry friends. A local tattoo shop is giving tattoo an... Read more

Brewing trouble?
What is caffeine dependency, and when should we be concerned Students have numerous tasks to finish throughout the day. Sometimes, we wonder how we have the energy for our classes, assignments, tests, jobs and social lives. It’s hard... Read more

A day of remembrance
Wearing a poppy, attending memorial services and creating artwork are some of the many ways people take the time to thank a veteran, and remember those who participated in a war. Local veterans have produced artwork in honour of Remembranc... Read more

Looking for ghosts in the Forest City and beyond
The possibilities are endless when celebrating the spookiest time of year. Along with binge watching Halloween movies, carving pumpkins and crafting the perfect costume, telling ghost stories is another way to spend the occasion. To take it on... Read more

Leaving your eco-footprint, one stitch at a time
The environment is a hot topic for many students. Some ride their bike to school, pack food in reusable containers, or use a non-disposable water bottles to leave their eco-footprint. However, clothing doesn’t often come to mind when we ... Read more

Heat Wave: Environmental censorship concerns rise as vote day approaches
Election day is getting closer and many people are wondering how they should cast their ballot. Often, it’s just a matter of deciding which issues are important to a voter. One of the major issues people will think about during and after... Read more

No pain, no gain: A breakdown on body building
Log on to any social media feed and you are guaranteed to see at least one person posting about being active or announcing their plans to live a healthier lifestyle. However, everyone has different plans to reach specific goals. Some will want ... Read more

Mature students give their advice to fellow Falcons
The first day of college can be exciting, but also stressful. Although you are looking forward to starting a new chapter in your life, making new friends and learning new lessons, you worry about feeling lost, alone and behind on your work. ... Read more

ZipCar available at Fanshawe
Although most students have a bus pass, some prefer to use their own car to drive onto campus. However, finding a parking spot can be tedious and paying parking fees and parking tickets can add up and become costly. Students now have anoth... Read more

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