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Broad Films looks to turn London into a filmmaking haven

London's film and television industry status has seen a surge in activity in recent years, with notable productions such as The Amazing Race Canada, The Changeling, Harbour House, How to Die Alone, and The Green Screen Saga all being shot right here in the city.

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Using Twitch as a side hustle as a student

Twitch is a streaming platform where you can capture the video game you are playing and broadcast it live for others to watch.

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London’s thrift store scene is thriving

London is known for its cultural diversity and vibrant thrift store scene, offering residents and visitors a treasure trove of vintage finds and sustainable shopping options.

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Fanshawe students empower Village Creative

Village Creative is a marketing agency run exclusively by Fanshawe students from various programs.

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How to save money while still making the most of the season

With time off, comes the choice of what to do with it, but with the cost of living rising ever higher, many feel limited.

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Dressing for the job you want in school

When entering the workplace or even while in school, how you dress can drastically impact your potential success and how you're viewed, sometimes having immediate impacts.

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How to brand yourself professionally

It is important for students to brand themselves in a professional manner if they wish to lead a successful career path post-graduation.

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Why you should always apply for scholarships and bursaries

Scholarships are merit-based awards that recognize a student's academic achievements or commitments to their communities at large. Bursaries, meanwhile, are based on financial need, provided to students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

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Make your LinkedIn stand out for back to school

I still remember the exact moment that I realized having a LinkedIn account was worth the time and commitment.

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The best part-time jobs for students

A job that offers flexibility around your busy school schedule during the semester is the ideal thing to keep in mind and luckily, there are several to choose from.

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More affordable rents needed to retain graduates in London

London’s quickly rising rental costs are making young students think twice about staying in the city post-graduation.

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The balancing act of managing both school and a job

No one can ever say the perfect way to balance studies and work, but it’s something most students need to figure out.

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Argyle embraces “Little India” vibe

The Argyle neighbourhood is becoming home to a growing number of international South Asian students, most of which are from the country of India.

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How to become a market vendor: A step-by-step guide

Markets allow small businesses to have a temporary physical storefront alongside other small business owners. So what is the process?

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Achiever, marketer, founder: Spotlight on Carlon Farina

One name that has been rapidly climbing the notable list of names in the city is Carlon Farina.

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The benefits of a co-op placement

A co-op is the perfect to gain experience and make connection.

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Saving money: Tips for students

Student life can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be.

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Helpful housing tips for students

Don't get left out in the cold! Check out our guide for the most ideal student housing experience.

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Finding the perfect internship

Our tips for finding the perfect internship, using advice from Fanshawe's very own career workshops.

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Local summer jobs

It’s finally here! You’re almost graduating or finishing a semester in school, and now it’s time to plan for the summer. Most importantly, it’s time to find summer employment in the city.

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Financial detox

The term “detox“ can be used in many aspects of our lives, including our personal finances.

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Find your next volunteer opportunity

Volunteering and engaging with vulnerable members of society is a privilege. It is a tremendous opportunity to reduce stress, gain professional experience, network, strengthen your community, learn a new skill, make a difference, and so much more!

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Start your business in London and watch it grow

The hardest part of running a business is getting it off the ground. While there are countless cities in Ontario to start growing your business, London possesses a myriad of resources for kick-starting your entrepreneurial dreams.

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Helpful resources for finding a job

I know that daunting feeling after reading several hiring applications and believing you’re unqualified.

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The growing sector of East London

East London has had something of a bad reputation in the past. You?ve probably been told to not go to ?east of Adelaide? if you value your safety.

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