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At Fleming College, success means providing you with the skills to accelerate your career. It also means offering a supportive learning environment surrounded by exceptional resources. With campuses in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, and Haliburton, the College offers over 90 post-secondary programs, post-graduate programs, and a wide range of part-time and contract training courses. Located in central Ontario's amazing Kawartha Lakes region, Fleming delivers the hard to find combination of quality learning and quality of life. In Peterborough, programs are available in the career fields of health care, community services, law, safety and security, technology and skilled trades, and business. Frost Campus in Lindsay is home to the School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. Haliburton Campus is renowned for its inspiring Haliburton School of The Arts.

Areas of Expertise

Unique program specialties include Biotechnology Technologist - Forensics, Computer Security and Investigations, Ecosystems Management, Ecotourism/Adventure Tourism Management, Geomatics Technician, GIS - Cartogrographic and GIS - Applications Specialist, Home and Building Automation, Resource Drilling and Blasting, Heavy Equipment, Sporting Goods Business, International Trade, and Collections Conservation and Management. New programs for fall 2006: - Construction Skills - Emergency Management (Post-Graduate) - Esthetician - General Arts and Science - Environmental and Natural Resource Studies New program for winter 2007: - Electrical Power Generation Technician New programs for fall 2007: - Advertising/Marketing Communications (Post-Graduate) - Conference and Event Management (Post-Graduate) - Global Supply Chain Management - Adventure Skills - Sustainable Renovations - Graphic Design New program for January 2008: - Powerlift Technician

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.

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.

Incoming Students

College orientation is important to student success. Well oriented students adjust better and are more successful in their studies and college life. Fleming's unique approach to orientation enhances overall student performance, while also making the classroom and learning process more effective. Orientation week at Fleming College is an informative, fun, and exciting experience. There will be a special orientation program for all international students.

Career Planning

Fleming College provides excellent student support services. Career advice, employment workshops, and job search assistance are among the many services offered by Career and Employment Resources, which also provides students with current job postings and hosts employers on-campus. Counsellors are available to assist with academic, career, and personal issues.


Fleming offers an impressive array of organized sports. Varsity team sports at the campus in Peterborough include basketball, cross-country running, downhill skiing, golf, rugby, soccer, and volleyball. Intramural sports include many of those listed above, as well as hockey, three pitch, badminton, tennis, touch football, ball hockey, and road and floor hockey. A new Recreation and Wellness Centre, built in partnership with the city of Peterborough, opened in spring 2005. It features a triple gymnasium, fitness centre with walking track, an aerobics studio, and a pool. Fleming students at the campus in Lindsay can enjoy the Recreation Complex, conveniently located on the College property, which offers students several amenities including an indoor pool, exercise and weightlifting facilities, squash courts, and an ice arena. The adjoining Recreations Field House offers intramural and recreation programs including basketball, badminton, indoor soccer, tennis, volleyball, and a walking and jogging track. The Lindsay campus also plays host to the popular Timbersports competition, a winter team activity that promotes outdoor athletic and leadership skills.


The Student Association/Student Administrative Council at each campus serves the social, political, cultural, and athletic needs of the students. Members represent students on various committees within the College and at provincial and national student organizations. Activities are organized throughout the school year from ski trips to rock concerts to winter break holiday trips.


The campuses offer a variety of clubs including Technology, Geology, Fly-Fishing, and Snowboarding Clubs. In addition, the Peterborough campus publishes a monthly newspaper, the Sutherland Standard Times and a Weekly Window newsletter, and the Lindsay campus produces a monthly newspaper entitled the Woodland Times.

Information Technology

Learning Resource Centres: Fleming's state of the art Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) provide one stop integrated learning, whether you're on-campus, at home, or at work. Here, you can talk to a counsellor or student advisor, get help with your courses, conduct research using the Internet, or access other online learning resources. The Learning Commons is an architecturally spectacular learning environment that includes more than 230 networked multimedia computer workstations at Sutherland campus and 120 similar workstations at Frost campus. Staffed by faculty, support staff, technicians, and student tutors, these areas provide opportunities for guided and self directed learning.


One of the various activities is an International Day. Scheduled in November, staff work with students from a variety of cultures to develop an interesting and informative day to showcase the different cultures, including costumes and food. In addition, Fleming celebrates the native culture with Aboriginal Day in June, a day filled with cultural awareness and presentations. In September, a pow-wow takes place, a gathering to express heritage and pride through song and dance.

Special Services

Student services include health services (including full-time nurses and part-time doctors), professional counsellors, and academic advising to provide valuable guidance, employment resources, academic, and career and personal counselling. In addition Fleming offers Learner Support Services, services for students with disabilities, Personalized Learning Tutorials, and Native Student Services. Fleming College also has a great "Fleming Station" bookstore, library facilities, food service operations, parking, and a walk home after hours security service.

Affiliated Institutions

Links with Universities: Fleming has partnerships agreements with 19 universities that allow students from many programs to earn degrees in less time and at less expense. Athabasca University, Canada's distance education leader recognizes every Fleming diploma towards a related degree. Major agreements also exist with Trent and York Universities including several joint program initiatives. Fleming also has specific transfer agreements with other Ontario, and out of province and out of country universities including Lakehead University, Laurentian University, Lakeland College, Carleton University, Ryerson University, University of Western Ontario, University of New Brunswick, University of Lethbridge, Northwood University, Midland, Michigan, and University of Western Sydney, Australia. Innovative Partnerships: Students benefit from Fleming's innovative partnerships with leading edge technology innovators like Bell Canada, Cisco Systems, and Omron that provide exciting practical learning opportunities featuring the latest equipment and facilities, job placements, internships, and bursaries. A new technology wing opened in Peterborough in January 2003. Major corporate partners involved in this exciting project included Nortel Networks, Cisco Systems, Bell Canada, Omron, Mitel Corporation, Siemens Milltronics, and Fisher Gauge. The Institute for Healthy Aging: A unique joint venture between Fleming and long term care partner St. Joseph's Care Group has resulted in the construction of a one of a kind long term care residential facility on-campus in Peterborough. The Institute is dedicated to supporting healthy aging through learning and applied research into the needs of seniors that will provide students in all areas of study with exceptional practical learning opportunities. Fleming's leadership role in GIS/Geomatics education has been recognized by industry, government, and business by the establishment of the Geomatics Institute at Fleming. Students can benefit from Fleming's expert faculty with over 20 years of experience in teaching GIS applications, as well as the latest technology and resources provided by this unique partnership.

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

Campus tours are available. For information, contact the International Office at (705) 749-5530, ext. 1242 or


The Student Administrative Council has built an impressive 10,000 square foot Student Centre at the Sutherland Campus in Peterborough. The "Steele Centre" consists of two levels and an outdoor patio featuring a cafe environment, licensed bar, large screen TV, pool tables, and arcade. Pubs with live entertainment are regularly featured. As well, field trips and excursions are frequently organized. A new 8,000 square foot Student Centre in Lindsay is owned and operated by the Frost Campus Student Association and features a student lounge, dance floor, stage, and quiet lounge on the main floor and Student Association offices on the upper level. It is a prime venue for social events and activities.

Modified on June 10, 2022