Top Ten Reasons
Welcome to Fanshawe College! Each year, more than 15,000 students make Fanshawe College their number-one choice and open doors to new and exciting career directions.
Here are the Top 10 reasons why you should choose Fanshawe:
1. Experience counts. Fanshawe College has been providing real world career training for more than 40 years as a full-service Government of Ontario community college. We offer more than 100 post-secondary certificate, diploma, graduate and applied degree programs.
2. Putting you to work. Fanshawe offers more than 30 cooperative education programs, which is more than any other college in Canada. Over the years, we have developed substantial links with local, national and international employers. Jumpstart your career by combining paid work experience with your academic program.
3. Affordable education. Tuition at Fanshawe is about $11,000 CDN per year, which is an incredible value compared to what you might pay in the United States or the United Kingdom.
4. Homestay feels like home. Fanshawe College administers its own Homestay Program made up of a wonderful network of caring Canadian families. They are ready to welcome you and help you feel secure as you adjust to life in Canada.
5. Our reputation speaks volumes. Upon graduation from Fanshawe, you join an elite group of some 100,000 alumni who are already making a difference within their chosen careers in Canada and around the world. As a fellow alumnus, you have the opportunity to make connections with them and build the foundation for a successful career. A survey taken in 2006 confirms that 92% of Fanshawe students were employed within six months of graduation.
6. We want you to succeed. Hundreds of international students choose Fanshawe each year. We genuinely want to see you be successful. We welcome you warmly and we are fully staffed to provide all the services you need to have a great educational experience.
7. Flexible language training options. We offer five different levels of English as a Second Language. Our classes start every month and, with 25 hours of class and lab time every week, you'll progress quickly and have ample opportunity to improve your English.
8. Great location. The City of London, Canada is easy to get to and located just about two hours from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Detroit, USA. Life in London provides the best of both worlds. Here you can enjoy the safety and ease of travel within a smaller city (350,000 people), while still being close to some fantastic large urban centres.
9. Our campus rocks! Virtually every service and amenity you can think of is conveniently located right on campus:
- Student dormitories
- More than a dozen places to eat
- Computer store
- Clothing store
- A state-of-the-art fitness centre
- 24-hour computer labs
- Bank machines
- Hair salon
- Medical clinic
- Student Centre with fun activities, events and outings held each week
10. 15,000 students can't be wrong! Discover for yourself what our students already know. Fanshawe is their top choice. Make it yours.