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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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Easy residence recipes

A delicious meal is just a waffle maker away with these easy residence-ready recipes.

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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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Healthy eating on a budget

Properly nourishing your body is very important for your overall health and energy on a day-to-day basis.

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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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Fanshawe vs. Western: On-campus eateries

Although Fanshawe and Western share no historic rivalry, students at both institutions have some strong feelings about where they’re getting their next meal. So, we’re exploring what’s available for students in terms of quality in order to find out which institution has better on-campus eateries.

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Student resources outside of your campus bubble

When it comes to resources for students, post-secondary institutions usually have plenty available. But what a lot of people do not realize is that there are a lot of great resources available throughout the community as well.

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Exploring the great outdoors and beyond

London is full of hidden gems that most students never discover in their time spent in the city. Many might find themselves wondering: besides college and university campuses what else is even here??

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I can’t keep calm, I keep missing home

Moving away from home is unquestionably a new, but important experience in life.

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A guide to coffee in the Forest City

Any coffee lover knows how hard it is to find the perfect brew that satisfies their taste buds.

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You’ve got mail: Navigating online friendships in isolation

Transitioning from high school to university is a monumental task at the best of times, but the abrupt transition to online-only events this year poses a new array of challenges for students and their mental health.

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Why is London the Forest City?

London received the nickname from the British government poking fun at Governor John Simcoe, who in 1826 envisioned London becoming the Upper Canada capital.

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Tips and tricks to online learning

If COVID-19 has got you down, I got you covered. Here are some tips and tricks to motivate your online learning experience.

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Socially distanced activities that will bring us closer together

These are difficult times. So many things have recently changed that sometimes it seems to be a completely new world.

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Mental health doesn’t have to be the Achilles’ heel of student life

Mental health is a never-ending battle that many of us struggle with at some or many points of life.

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Affordable summertime snacking

Both locations feature outdoor seating to patrons who want to relax outside with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Nightlife in London for those under 19

London’s nightlife extends beyond just the Richmond Row bar scene. There are plenty of alternatives for students not quite old enough to drink, or even those who are but simply want a change of pace.

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London on a budget

Activities to do around As a student, you may feel limited by that sad, sad balance in your bank account

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