Category: Fanshawe College

It’s that time again. There are signs on every corner, leaflets in your mailbox, and candidates are knocking on doors to share their ideas. For many students, this may be the only time they hear from city politicians during their post-secondary education. It’s a vicious cycle. Students often have trouble seeing how a municipal election […]
Post-secondary education is one of London’s greatest strengths. Western University and Fanshawe College are major employers in our city and students contribute millions more to the local economy through spending on rent, food, entertainment, and all the other necessities of life. In many ways, we tend to undervalue the part they play now and could […]
The term “starving student” gets thrown around rather carelessly.  This colloquialism refers to the mounds of money required by post-secondary students to pay for tuition, books, and housing, in many cases leaving little left over for food or entertainment (Heaven forbid). Sure, certain students in university or college have access to government assistance (OSAP), scholarships, […]
This ‘blog has been rather quiet of late, but the meeting at City Hall last week was anything but.Last Wednesday, the Town and Gown Committee held a public participation meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  Slated for three hours, the meeting bled over another 30 minutes past ten o’clock, with the public gallery […]