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FSU president leaves position
Abdullah Qassab is no longer president of the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU). FSU finance co-ordinator Julia Brown was appointed interim president by the SAC on July 17, with an announcement of her presidency appearing on the FSU’s Facebook page the next day. Read more

Pride Flag raised at Fanshawe
On July 18, the Pride flag was raised at Fanshawe College's London campus to coincide with the beginning of the Pride London Festival in London. Read more

Controversial pro-life film completes one-week run
A controversial anti-abortion film has completed its one-week run in 14 Cineplex theatres across the country, including London's Silvercity location. Read more

More possible victims in human trafficking investigation
London Police believe there may be more victims of an online human trafficking ad targeting students. Read more

Minister of Labour announces Ontario-wide inspection blitz
Monte McNaughton, Ontario's Minister of Labour, appeared at London's Thames Park on July 15 to announce a safety inspection blitz for young workers. Read more

Fanshawe signs new collaboration with institute from Peru
Fanshawe College, along with Instituto del Sur (ISUR) of Arequipa, Peru, have made an agreement that will enable students and faculty to move between both institutions. Read more

Barbie launched into space
Each year Fanshawe College hosts a STEM camp and this year, representatives from Mattel and Sent Into Space took part in a special event in which the iconic Barbie was launched into space. Read more

Justin Trudeau speaks at 25th annual Sunfest opening ceremony
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance at the opening ceremony for the 25th annual TD Sunfest along with other local MPs, MPPs, and London mayor Ed Holder.  Read more

VRcadia hosts virtual reality event for seniors
On June 27, VRcadia held an event at Cherryhill Village Mall with VR demonstrations aiming towards senior members of the community. Read more

Fanshawe prepares for another year of Pride London Festival
It may be over a month away, but Fanshawe College is already gearing up to show its support for its LGBT2Q+ community during the annual Pride London Festival, taking place July 18 to 28. Read more

Local burger joint titled second best in country
Burger Burger, a local family-owned restaurant located on Richmond Row, was named the second best burger joint in all of Canada by the popular blog and media company, Big 7 Travel. Read more

London first city in Canada to offer menstrual equity
Earlier in the spring, London passed a motion making it the first city in all of Canada to offer free feminine hygiene products in all city-owned, publicly accessible buildings. Read more

Fanshawe pulls hat trick at Canadian Music Awards
The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards (CMBIA) have named Fanshawe College Canada's Top Music School, tying with the Metalworks Institute in Mississauga. Read more

National Road Safety week leads to almost 300 charges laid
London Police joined police services across Ontario in National Road Safety Week (May 14 to May 20). Read more

Cancer survivor runs ninth year for cure
Almost everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer. For ONERUN founder Theresa Carriere, it was herself and the many people she met along the way of her survivor journey. Read more

Interactive Media program receives national award
On May 6, Fanshawe's Interactive Media program cluster received the Silver Program Excellence award from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). Read more

Professor makes campus more energy efficient
Tom Davis, professor at the Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology at Fanshawe College, has overseen the installation of 600 photovoltaic panels on the roof of Fanshawe's H-building. Read more

Fanshawe employee wins London Music Award
Leanne Mayer has been an employment consultant at Fanshawe College since 2016, and is now the newest winner of the Forest City London Music Award (FCLMA) for best Contemporary Singer/Songwriter. Read more

Meet the new FSU team for 2019/2020
Joey Langdon, Julia Brown, Abdullah Qassab and Chelsea Bancroft are all eager to bring improvements to campus life as the FSU executive team for the 2019/2020 school year. Read more

FSU brings students together with summertime barbecue
On May 9, 2019 Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) hosted a free summer barbeque event for Fanshawe full-time students studying in the current summer term. Read more

FSU raises funds for MADD's London chapter
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) presented a cheque for $7,000 to the London Chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Canada on April 25. Read more

Fanshawe class finds mislabelling, lice in Ontario sushi
A Fanshawe biology professor has received national attention after her class found nauseating results earlier this month from an experiment that tested DNA in southwestern Ontario sushi. Read more

12 Days of Cleaning
London mayor Ed Holder visited Fanshawe on April 16 to launch a 12 Days of Cleaning campaign. Read more

Fanshawe photography student takes home national award
Second-year photography student, Casey Wiginton, has completed her school year with a national award in tow. Wiginton was one of five finalists in the photography category for a 2019 Emerge Media Award (EMA). Read more

Fanshawe College expands again
According to an April 10 media release, the College is working to create a new campus at 1060 Wellington Rd. The location is the site of the former Westervelt College building. Read more

Model students plan LDSA fashion fundraiser
Fanshawe students are helping shine light on those with Down syndrome, through a fashion show. Read more

FSU wraps up term with Annual General Meeting
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) held its Annual General Meeting in Alumni Lounge on April 9. Read more

Make the world a cleaner place with Textile Diversion Day
Textile Diversion Day gives students a chance to clean out their closets while helping the environment and the community. Read more

Simcoe/Norfolk campus offers a tighter knit community
Fanshawe's Simcoe/Norfolk campus is continuously growing in order to meet the needs of the labour market. Read more

Fashion students upcycle trash into wearable art
Used packaging materials and recycled car parts, donated by Lexus, were the sources of inspiration for fashion designs at Centuries in Motion - A Wearable Art Show. Read more

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