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The Student Experience Department 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, celebrate their diversity and stay connected.

PLEASE NOTE: some services described on this site may not currently be offered due to social distancing and the closure of the college. For more info, contact us, or read our Covid-19 updates here: https://flemingcollege.ca/covid19

Diversity & Inclusion Services

Image of people united around a globeStudent Experience Diversity & Inclusion Services is a safe space for students to receive education, support and referrals on a wide range of diversity issues. The office supports clubs that promote diversity and human rights, and organizes events in collaboration with other departments and community partners. We also offer CCR-eligible training programs like “Positive Space” that can be offered both in the classroom and for on-campus groups, such as student councils and other student leaders, Fleming employees, third party employers on campus, etc.

See the Training tab for more details on the programs we offer.

Diversity is

Diversity is a broad range of human identities, including but not restricted to the protected grounds of the Ontario Human Rights Code:

  • Age 
  • Ancestry Citizenship 
  • Colour 
  • Creed (religion) 
  • Disability 
  • Ethnic origin 
  • Family status 
  • Gender Identity/Expression
  • Marital Status (married, single, widowed, divorced, separated or living in a conjugal relationship outside of marriage, whether in a same sex or opposite sex relationship)
  • Place of Origin 
  • Race 
  • Receipt of public assistance (in housing only)
  • Record of offences (in employment only)
  • Sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy and breastfeeding)
  • Sexual orientation

The Diversity & Inclusion Office also supports other marginalized groups not covered by the Ontario Human Rights Code, such as First Generation students who are the first in their families to pursue a post-secondary education. Our programs help students and employees make connections and learn from one another, so reach out and let’s celebrate our differences together!

The Diversity Community of Practice

This group of students, staff, faculty and alumni are interested in diversity at Fleming College and meet to discuss challenges and opportunities related to diversity issues. Their goal is to help ensure that Fleming College remains a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone in the Fleming Community. For more information, contact Greg Jefford, Manager, Student Experience: greg.jefford@flemingcollege.ca

Other Student Support Services

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