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Located in the heart of the Kawarthas on the western edge of the City of Peterborough and just two minutes off of Highway 115, Fleming’s Sutherland Campus is the college’s largest campus with approximately 4,380 full-time students.


Downtown Peterborough, Trent University and connections to bus transportation are easily accessible via Peterborough Transit buses which stop at the front door of the campus. The Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre is located on the grounds of Sutherland Campus and houses a triple gymnasium, aquatic facilities and the latest in fitness equipment. One of the gyms is the new home of the Fleming Knights varsity teams. Full-time Fleming College students can use the fitness centre and join in varsity and intramural sports and a variety of fitness classes, such as interval and endurance cycling, yoga, step and sculpt, and circuit crunch. Membership in the fitness centre is included in student fees.

Areas of Expertise

Business, Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Trades and Technology, Art and Design.

On Campus Housing

Residences at our Lindsay and Peterborough campuses offer: Floors are co-ed with separate suites for males and females. Buildings are smoke-free and accessible suites are available. The residences are fully networked with on-site laundry. Sutherland Residence Village has quiet study areas and a Marketplace open 7 days a week. Both residence locations provide wireless internet in all bedrooms, suites, and common areas. https://flemingcollege.ca/student-life/housing

Off Campus Housing

Off-Campus Housing You've got options - whether you decide to live on your own or with other Fleming students. Check for accommodation listings provided by Places4students. Other housing resources and listing services in our communities are also available on the off-campus housing page. Find tips on renting, as well as a Roommate Matching & Sublet Service Group on our Facebook page. https://flemingcollege.ca/student-life/housing

Incoming Students

Student Life is committed to welcoming and supporting students. Through our programs and services, students will have a successful transition to college and access to opportunities throughout their time at Fleming, to Get Involved and Stay Connected! Each summer, Fleming College welcomes new students to the Sutherland and Frost Campuses to help them "Get a Jump on September" before classes begin. Students will have the opportunity to make arrangements for financial aid, parking, meal plans, lockers, student identification and more. The college will offer student and parent sessions designed to support the transition to college and we offer guided tours of the campus, residences and the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre. Students and their families can even experience what it's like to stay in residence with accommodation available for one night before or after their visit to the college.

Career Planning

Job postings are accessible through a new Career Services portal. Through this portal, students and graduates can set up an account and view job postings. Employers can set up an account and post job descriptions for new positions: https://flemingcollege.ca/services/career-services

Sports

The Fleming Athletic and Recreation department has a wide variety of programs that are offered at both the Sutherland and Frost campuses. The varsity and extramural programs are available to all full-time students, while the intramural programs are more specific to each campus and students who attend that campus. The Athletic and Recreation department strives to provide students with services that will help them balance their lives (mind, body, and spirit) while attending College. We encourage you to take advantage of all the opportunities available to you as a student at Fleming College. Both the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre and the Lindsay Recreation Complex are located on campus making it easy to include sports and fitness activities as part of your daily routine. https://flemingcollege.ca/student-life/athletics

Activities

Students can participate in intramural sports, fitness, and recreation programs at the Frost Campus Field House or Sutherland Campus Sports Complex. The two lighted fields, built at Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus in Peterborough, can accommodate rugby, soccer, lacrosse, and various outdoor intramural games. The Frost Campus Field House offers a variety of intramural and drop-in sports such as basketball, badminton, indoor soccer, ball hockey, volleyball, loggersports, instructional programs, and school events

Clubs

The campuses offer a variety of clubs. Campus locations and contact information: https://flemingcollege.ca/contact/campus-locations

Information Technology

Fleming College's Learning Resource Centres are home to a variety of academic and learning supports designed to promote your success at Fleming. Whether you're entering college directly from high school orhitting the books after spending a number of years in the workforce, the Learning Resource Centres can help you to get your academic career off to the best possible start. You'll go there to access: learning materials (books, journals, periodicals, cd's, internet access); to book an appointment with a counsellor; to get help with your course work; or to arrange for assistance with a special need or disability. Regardless of your program, or the campus at which you choose to study, you'll have plenty of opportunities to use the vast array of resources throughout your time at Fleming. The Learning Resource Centre puts you in charge of your own learning, allowing you to study when and where you choose, using the methods that are best suited to your learning style. That might mean completing a computer module in the Learning Commons, taking one of the College's growing number of internet-based courses, picking up the materials from a print-based distance education course that you can work on at home, or borrowing materials from the Library to assist with an assignment for a classroom-based course. More information: https://flemingcollege.ca/student-life/learning-resource-centres

Cultural

Our values: Inclusiveness - to welcome and value all students and all perspectives What is Diversity? •celebrating our differences •respecting each other's unique identity regardless of ability, age, ancestry, culture, gender, race, sexual orientation or status Fleming College promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, staff, and guests from the community. Supports are available for students experiencing difficulties, like accessibility barriers, homophobia or other types of discrimination or harassment, or cultural barriers and isolation as newcomers. Diversity at Fleming is supported through the Student Life Office who leads the Diversity Community of Practice, the Positive Space Campaign promoting safe campuses for LGBTQ students, the Prayer and Meditation Room, and other diversity initiatives. Get involved in making Fleming College a welcoming place where everyone belongs.

Special Services

Fleming offers a range of support services for students with disabilities. For more information about services for students and how to arrange accommodations, please contact Accessible Education Services. https://flemingcollege.ca/services/accessibility

Affiliated Institutions

Fleming communities include our campuses, cities and regional areas, as well as our far-reaching communities of interest: provincial, national, international, online and learning-related networks connecting the college to our stakeholders. We plan and share our work and our success with each of these unique communities. 1.Design Fleming programs to include learning opportunities in the workplace and in our communities, while in turn providing our communities with access to college resources and skills. 2.Strengthen our partnerships with our local communities and our extensive program-related communities of interest through collaborative projects and new communications and outreach strategies. 3.Encourage, facilitate and recognize student and staff contributions toward community betterment. 4.Develop and implement a comprehensive internationalization plan to: improve access and success for international learners, enhance international aspects of curriculum, grow international partnerships and provide expanded international study and work opportunities for students and faculty. 5.Work with both local and distant Indigenous communities to expand and improve programs and services, access, participation, and success rates for Indigenous learners

International Involvement

Fleming is active in various international activities. Programs such as International Trade involve research and international travel. Past trips have taken students to destinations such as Russia, Hong Kong, and Europe.

Fleming personnel have participated in a large number of international projects. They've participated in a project to assess the possibility of Ecotourism as a viable economic development for Ireland. Others have also spent time in Mississippi, USA, promoting awareness and providing education to the local people on the impact of sprays and pesticides used on crops. Our internationally recognized on-staff ornithologist is involved in bird study projects in Peru and Costa Rica.

In addition, Fleming has links to student exchanges and has hosted students from other countries. Students from England visited our School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences to acquire skills and experience in our fish hatchery. Students from Japan come to learn English as a Second Language.

Campus Tour

Plan a visit to Fleming College and experience campus life for yourself! All of our tour guides are current students studying at the College in various programs. They will show you around our beautiful campuses and you will see many areas including; classrooms and labs, service areas, residence, and much more. Contact details: https://flemingcollege.ca/tours

Other

Alumni: Fleming College alumni play a vital role in enhancing our communities. Our membership of over 68,000 alumni spans a remarkable variety of careers throughout the world. As a Fleming graduate, you have access to programs and services designed especially for you. By staying connected to Fleming College, you can further build relationships and your career through networking opportunities and access to career services. You also receive alumni discounts with local and national retailers. https://flemingcollege.ca/services/alumni-relations

Modified on October 23, 2017