FLEMING COLLEGE

Canada, Ontario

Infamously known as Sir Stanford Fleming College, Fleming College first opened its gates in 1967. The college resides in the city of Peterborough. The inventor of Universal Standard Time, the college is named after the visionary engineer and inventor, Sir Stanford Fleming. Fleming College offers more than 100 programs in subjects of arts and heritage, business, natural resource sciences, health and wellness, skilled trades, and much more. The college also offers a program in Computer Security and Investigation, which is available in only two other places in Canada. The college has a partnership with Trent University.

Campus Life

Home to over 4000 students, Sutherland Campus is the college’s largest campus with 200-acres of green space, eight on-campus student residences called St. Joseph, and state-of-the-art learning facilities. It houses Peterborough Sports and Wellness Center, which can be used by the students and the community, and the Kawartha Trades and Technology Center for the trades programs. Coburg campus provides corporate training and academic upgrading courses. Haliburton Campus is home to an art and design school, which also includes a sculpture forest. Frost Campus is home to the faculty of Environment and Natural Resource Sciences. Students can involve themselves in volunteering, work placements, or applied projects or be a part of the Student Administrative Council, a student-led group. 

Noted Alumni

Fleming College has an alumni strength of more than 71,000 successful professionals. Some notable names include Troy Hurtubise, a Canadian Inventor and a Conservationist whose inventions include ray generators and fire paste, an actor who has made appearances in movies like Fahrenheit 451 and Just One Night, Alexander Yarwood, Evan White, who is an internet marketer, and many more.