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Visitors can explore Fleming College at Open House



Peterborough ON – (April 2, 2018) – Hundreds of prospective students will have the opportunity to explore Fleming College at its annual spring Open House.

The College will host its Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 at its campuses in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg, and at the Eastern Ontario Emergency Training Academy (EOETA) in Norwood.

“Open house is a great day for prospective students and their families to visit Fleming College,” said Carrie Truman, Manager of Student Recruitment. “Guests not only get the chance to see the campus and all of our facilities but they can also connect with current students, faculty and staff and get all of their questions answered.”

The College will host tours of the campuses and residences as well as offer information sessions on Financial Aid Options, On- and Off-Campus Housing, and Transitioning to College for Students with an IEP. Visitors can also learn more about the many student services and supports available on campus including Health Services, Counselling and Accessible Education Services, Career Services, and Tutoring Services & Academic Skills.

To showcase the hands-on learning that takes place at Fleming, many of the programs will provide live demonstrations of learning activities:

  • Sutherland Campus – a mock crime scene in the Justice lab, freshly baked cookies in the Culinary lab, and demonstrations from the Esthetician and Massage Therapy students in the Spa + Clinic
  • Frost Campus – Blasting Techniques demonstrations, wilderness skills from the Outdoor Adventure Skills program, and tree-climbing demos by Arboriculture students
  • Haliburton Campus – guests can watch students perform live art demonstrations in the campus studios
  • Cobourg Campus – visitors can tour the new Personal Support Worker lab

New this year, students applying for the Pre-service Firefighter Education and Training program are invited to visit the EOETA in Norwood (36 Industrial Dr.) where the program is now located. The EOETA has several established training environments including a burn tower, roof and door props, search and rescue maze, confined space prop, and new high-intensity propane training props. As part of Open House, faculty and current students will be at the EOETA to welcome visitors, provide tours of the facility and perform live demonstrations.

For campus-specific agendas which include detailed information about what programs, presentations and activities are taking place at each location, or to register, please visit flemingcollege.ca/openhouse.

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 74,000 alumni.


For more information, please contact:
Laura Copeland
Fleming College
705.749.5530 x 1370