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VALUABLE
                                   PURPLE
                                  COUPONS
                                     INSIDE

                                    MONTHLY
                                  GUIDE TO YOUR
                                    ACADEMIC
                                      YEAR

                                     FEES &
                                   FINANCIAL
                                      AID

                                    CAMPUS
                                      LIFE

                                   VOLUNTEER
                                     & CLUB
                                  INFORMATION

                                       GET
                                    INVOLVED

                                    CAREERS &
                                   EXPERIENCE

                                   IMPORTANT
                                   DEADLINES

2019-2020   studentguide.uwo.ca
PURPLE COUPONS VALUABLE - studentguide.uwo.ca - Office of the Registrar
VALUABLE
                                                                                                                                                                                        PURPLE
                                                                                                                                                                                       COUPONS
                                                                                                                                                                                          INSIDE

                                                                                                                                                                                         MONTHLY
                                                                                                                                                                                       GUIDE TO YOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                         ACADEMIC
                                                                                                                                                                                           YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                          FEES &

Table of Contents
                                                                                                                                                                                        FINANCIAL
                                                                                                                                                                                           AID

                                                                                                                                                                                         CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                           LIFE
Registration Guidelines......................................................3
Months at a Glance
  September 2019.................................................................5
  October 2019....................................................................... 7
  November 2019..................................................................9
  December 2019.................................................................11                                                                                                      VOLUNTEER
  January 2020....................................................................13
  February 2020..................................................................15
                                                                                                                                                                                          & CLUB
  March 2020........................................................................ 17                                                                                                INFORMATION
  April 2020...........................................................................19
  May-June 2020...............................................................20
  July-August 2020.............................................................21
Program & Academic Counselling.............................. 25
Academic Information .....................................................26
Campus Events...................................................................28                                                                                                          GET
Careers & Experience......................................................29                                                                                                             INVOLVED
City of London......................................................................31
Clubs & Volunteer.............................................................. 32
Dining on Campus.............................................................34
Environment & Sustainability......................................... 35
Excellence & Achievement............................................36
Fees & Financial Aid..........................................................37
Graduate & Professional Programs............................40                                                                                                                           CAREERS &
Graduation & Convocation............................................43                                                                                                                  EXPERIENCE
Housing & Residence......................................................44
International Experience.................................................45
Leadership............................................................................48
Libraries & Computer Access.......................................49
Media on Campus.............................................................50
Parking....................................................................................51
Safety & Security................................................................ 52
                                                                                                                                                                                        IMPORTANT
Scholarships & Awards....................................................54                                                                                                             DEADLINES
Services to Help You Succeed..................................... 55
Shops & Services on Campus......................................58
Sports & Recreation..........................................................60
Student Central...................................................................62
Transportation & Travel....................................................66
Wellness................................................................................ 67
Brescia University College............................................. 70
Huron University College................................................72                        All dates and contents in this guide are subject to change. Please visit the
                                                                                                  websites listed for up-to-date information.
King’s University College.................................................74
Campus Map....................................................................... 76              Services and areas listed in this guide are in the London area, but may not be run
                                                                                                  by Western University. Please contact the service directly for more information.
Building Abbreviations......................................................77
Index....................................................................................... 78
PURPLE COUPONS VALUABLE - studentguide.uwo.ca - Office of the Registrar
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Registration
                                                                               Guidelines

                                                                        t a n t
                                                                                                                              august
                                                              I m p o r
                                                                     Dates
                                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                                                           First tuition
                                                                                                                                           installment is
How to Register for Courses                                                                                                                due for First
                                                                                                                                           Year Students.
Visit registrar.uwo.ca > Academics > Register in

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Courses for everything you need to know about:

                                                        september
                                                                                                                                           First tuition
   • Enrollment appointments                                                                                                               installment is
   • Step-by-step visual guides for Adding                                                                                                 due for Upper
                                                                                                                                           Year Students.
       Dropping or Swapping a course
   • Waitlist information
   • Enrollment constraints                                                                                                       Last day to add a full course, a

Summer Activation                                        2     Labour Day
                                                               Holiday.
                                                                                      5       Classes
                                                                                              Begin.
                                                                                                                   13
                                                                                                                                  first-term half course, a first-term
                                                                                                                                  full course, or a full-year half
                                                                                                                                  course on campus and Distance

                                                        november
                                                                                                                                  Studies.
registrar.uwo.ca > Academics > Register in                                                                        11:59 PM EST
Courses > Summer Term
For summer classes, students must term activate
prior to registering for classes. Activation

                                                        1                             12                                      30
                                                            Deadline for official                    Last day to drop a                      Last day to drop a full
happens from February to mid-July. Log into                 transcripts for courses                  first-term half course                  course or full-year
student.uwo.ca to declare your intention to                 taken on Letters of                      or a first-term full                    half course (on-
enroll at least 72 hours prior to registering for the       Permission during the                    course (2019-20 Fall/                   campus and Distance
course.                                                     academic year 2018-19                    Winter Term) without                    Studies) without
                                                            and the Spring/Summer                    academic penalty.                       academic penalty.

                                                        december
                                                            Terms of 2019.
Access Code Retrieval
studentservices.uwo.ca/secure/PIN/
ChoosePin.cfm
519-661-2100
For in-person inquiries, visit Student Central
(WSSB 1120).
                                                        2     Second tuition
                                                              installment is due.
                                                                                            8-19                         Mid-year exams.

                                                         january                                                              march
Forgot your Password?
password.uwo.ca
519-661-3800
For in-person inquiries, visit WTS, Support
                                                                                                                                        Last day to drop a

                                                         6                          14                                         7
Services Building.                                                                            Last day to add
                                                                Classes                       a second-term                             second-term half course
                                                                Resume.                       half course or a                          or a second-term full
                                                                                              second-term full                          course (Fall/Winter
                                                                                              course.                                   term) without academic
                                                                                                                                        penalty.

                                                         april                                                                        Visit the 'Student
                                                                                                                                      Central' section

                                                            6-26
                                                                                                                                      of this guide for
                                                                                      Final exams.                                    more registration
                                                                                                                                         information.

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SUNDAY                             MONDAY                            TUESDAY                         WEDNESDAY                               THURSDAY                                FRIDAY                            SATURDAY

      The following calendars                                                                                                                                                                                                          August
      feature important dates and
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      deadlines, as well as general                                                                                                                                                                                          International Student
      monthly activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Residence Welcome Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             residence.uwo.ca

                                       Labour Day
                                   1   International                2    Do you sing or play           3                                    4    Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                5                                      6                                     7
                                                                                                            Driving to campus?                                                         Register for the English
                                       Student Orientation               an instrument?                                                          Fall/Winter Term Classes                                                    Orientation Serves
                                                                         Sign up before September 4 to      Register for a parking permit                                              Conversation Program
                                       iesc.uwo.ca                                                                                               Begin                                 Sept. 2-13. All international         Day
    Move into Residence today                                            audition for a musical ensemble.   uwo.ca/parking
                                       Home Opener!                                                                                                                                    students are welcome.                 oserves.uwo.ca
    and tomorrow!                                                        music.uwo.ca/ensembles
                                       Mustangs vs. Queen's football                                                                                                                   iesc.uwo.ca/ecp
                                       game | westernmustangs.ca
                                                                                          September
                                       OWeek events run this week and throughout September #westernoweek    | oweek.ca

                                   8                                9                               10      Attend a Career
                                                                                                                                        11       Stop by McIntosh Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                           12                                          13                                 14
    Are you applying to                Campus Recreation is              Visit the Peer
                                                                                    Assisted                Workshop on topics like job          for the opening of two new                                                  Mustangs vs Carleton
    graduate this October?                                               Learning (PAL) Centre              search and interview strategies.     exhibitions: Anti-Profit and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Western Film screening of the         football game — students can
    Deadline for applications is
                                       included in your undergraduate    for subject-specific and general   connect.uwo.ca                                                             cult hit movie, The Room              attend regular season Mustangs
                                       and graduate tuition fees.                                                                                Publishing Against the Grain.
    September 8th!                                                       learning concerns.                                                                                            westernfilm.ca                        football games for free.
                                       westernmustangs.ca                                                                                        All are welcome! mcintoshgallery.ca
    convocation.uwo.ca                                                   palcentre.uwo.ca                                                                                                                                    westernmustangs.ca

                                                                                                            The Volunteer      Fair is in the UCC Atrium

                               15      Applying to the              16                             17                                  18                                  19                                     20                                      21
    Want information on which          Compressed Nursing                                                                                                                              Enjoy 400+ student, faculty
    companies are hiring and will be   program for 2020?                 Start building your                Western's Employment                 Global Café invites students to       and guest artist performances
                                       Admission applications are                                                                                drop-in and meet new friends from     at the Don Wright Faculty of Music,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Make sure your Tuition is
    on campus this fall? Attend an                                       Co-Curricular Record at            Resource Centre is now
                                       available this month.             myexperience.uwo.ca                open for in-person support with      around the world. Every Thursday,     including the free lunch-hour         paid. Tuition was due in August.
    Employer information                                                                                                                                                                                                     View your online statement of
                                       uwo.ca/fhs/nursing and                                               resume help, mock interviews, and    3-5PM. uwo.ca/international/iesc/     “Fridays @ 12:30” concert series
    session.                           ouac.on.ca                                                           more. werc.uwo.ca                    programs/global_cafe.html                                                   account on student.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                       music.uwo.ca/events
    connect.uwo.ca

                                       Check out Clubs    Week in the UCC Atruim

                             22                                23                                 24        Check out a Writing
                                                                                                                                     25                                   26                                      27                                 28
                                                                         Learning Development
                                                                                                            Workshop. Topics include             Western                               Apply for a Need Based
                                                                         & Success regularly has
                                                                         presentations on topics such as    Overcoming Writer`s Block,           Entrepreneurship                      Award on the Financial                Purple Fest
                                                                         Optimize Lecture Learning and      Refining Your Grammar Skills, and                                          Assistance Profile Application.       westernusc.ca/purple-fest/
                                                                                                                                                 Startup Social:
                                                                         Maximize your Memory.              Writing Personal Statements.         uwo.ca/entrepreneurship               Log into student.uwo.ca and select
                                                                         learning.uwo.ca                    writing.uwo.ca                                                             Financial Assistance under Student
                                                                                                                                                                                       Services Links.

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SUNDAY                          MONDAY                             TUESDAY                             WEDNESDAY                               THURSDAY                               FRIDAY                           SATURDAY

                                                                      Western Accelerator           1                                    2                                      3                                   4                             5
                                                                      Winter applications open.
                                                                                                          October is Cyber
                                                                                                                      Security                    Hirewesternu Career                  Do you have a business idea in
                                                                      uwo.ca/accelerator
                                                                                                                                                                                       need of funding? Register for the
                                                                      Go Global! Attend an information
                                                                                                          Awareness Month                         Fair, 10 am – 3 pm, Mustang                                              Mustangs vs Waterloo
                                                                                                                                                                                       Ivey Business Plan Competition
                                                                      session and explore all the         cybersmart.uwo.ca                       Lounge                                                                   football game
                                                                                                                                                                                       2020 before October 25
                                                                      opportunities to study, research,
                                                                                                                                                                                       go.ivey.ca/iveybpc                  westernmustangs.ca
                                                                      volunteer, intern or work abroad.
                                                                      goabroad.uwo.ca

                                                                      Wellness Week        | wellnessweek.uwo.ca

    Gather a team and enter the
                                6                              7                                   8                                     9                                 10                                     11                             12
                                                                                                                                                  Apply for Bursary
    World's Challenge
                                                                                                          International students:                 consideration on the                 Fall Impact Experience
    Challenge — a competition                                                                             Visit IESC to get tips to prepare for
    to create unique solutions to                                                                                                                 Financial Assistance                 applications due.
                                                                                                          winter and view a winter clothing       Profile Application.
    global issues. Deadline ito                                                                                                                                                        cel.uwo.ca/impact
                                                                                                          display. | iesc.uwo.ca
    apply will be in January.                                                                                                                     Log into student.uwo.ca and select
    internationalweek.uwo.ca/                                                                                                                     Financial Assistance under the
    challenge                                                                                                                                     Student Services links.

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                                                                                                                                                                                       Homecoming weekend                   Homecoming Football
                                    Thanksgiving Holiday                                                                                                                                                                    game, Mustangs vs. Ottawa
                                                                                                                                                                                       westernhomecoming.uwo.ca             westernmustangs.ca

                                    Attend Enviroweek! Setup in the UCC atrium to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote sustainability on campus.

                          20                               21                                   22                                  23                                    24                                   25                                26
                                                                        Worried about                      Western University
                                                                        plagiarism? Attend the             Symphony Orchestra
                                                                        WSC's "Referencing Your            music.uwo.ca/events
                                                                        Paper" seminar.
                                                                        writingsupport.uwo.ca

                                                                                                          Autumn Convocation |               convocation.uwo.ca

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                                                                        Graduate &
    Update your Emergency                                               Professional School
    Contact Information in                                              Fair, 10 am – 2 pm, Mustang
    student.uwo.ca                                                      Lounge
                                                                        gradfair.uwo.ca

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                                                                                                                                                  October
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SUNDAY                            MONDAY                                 TUESDAY                            WEDNESDAY                               THURSDAY                                  FRIDAY                             SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Drop by McIntosh Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1                                    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                   to visit the exhibition Angela        Prepare for first-term
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Grauerholz: Écrins Écrans             exams by checking the exam
                                                                                                                                                                                                   on through December 14, 2019.         schedule.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   For more information about            registrar.uwo.ca/examinations/
                                                                                                                                                                                                   events and programming visit          exam_schedule.html
                                                                                                                                                                                                   mcintoshgallery.ca

                                   3                                    4                                   5       Can't get started on your       6                                      7     Graduate Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8                                    9
                                                                                                                    term paper? Attend the WSC's                                                 Innovation Scholars
                                                                              Impact Experience                     "Structuring and Organizing a
                                                                              cel.uwo.ca/impact                                                                                                  Applications OPEN for Winter
    Applying to graduate                                                                                            Paper" seminar.                                                              2020 cohort:
    school for 2020?                                                                                                writingsupport.uwo.ca                                                        sis.uwo.ca
    Find out more about graduate
    student life by visiting sogs.ca

                                        Fall Reading Break
                             November

                                 10                                11                                    12                                    13                                    14          Spring & Summer Impact    15                                     16
                                        Remembrance Day                       Go Abroad Fair is today in                                                                                         Experience applications due
    Western Accelerator                                                                                                                                                                          cel.uwo.ca/impact
    Winter applications close.                                                the UCC | goabroad.uwo.ca
    uwo.ca/accelerator

    Fall Reading Break                  International Week at Western             | internationalweek.uwo.ca

                                 17                               18                                     19                                  20                                      21                                   22                                    23
    Fall Preview Day                    Submit your application to an                                               Trans Day of                                                                 Drop into the Peer Assisted
    Thousands of high school students   International Exchange                Feeling stressed during               Remembrance                            Opera at Western                      Learning (PAL) Centre to build
    and their families visiting our     Program. Deadlines are                the exam period? Try Exam                                                    presents Mozart’s, The Secret         your study schedule for December
    campus today.                       December 1, 2019 and January          Stress Drop-in Counselling.           Proteus Innovation                     Gardener, November 21-24.             exams | palcentre.uwo.ca
                                        15, 2020.                             uwo.ca/health
                                                                                                                    Competition launch.                    music.uwo.ca/events/
    Interested in volunteering? Email
    visit@uwo.ca                        goabroad.uwo.ca                                                             proteusic.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hack Western |        hackwestern.com

                                        Global Entrepreneurship Week               | GEW is a globally recognized initiative dedicated to entrepreneurship, economic growth, and innovation in over 150 countries. Western Entrepreneurship will be hosting a variety of
                                        events to celebrate your entrepreneurial spirit! | uwo.ca/entrepreneurship

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Last day to drop a full
                                                                                                                                                             Make sure to pay                                                            course and full-year
                                                                                Reminder: Residences will                                                    your Tuition. The second
                                                                                close during the winter break.                                                                                                                           half course (on campus
                                                                                                                                                             installment of Tuition is due                                               day and evening and Distance
                                                                                If you are not travelling home,
                                                                                have you made alternate                                                      December 2. To view your                                                    Studies) without academic
                                                                                plans?                                                                       online statement of account,                                                penalty.
                                                                                                                                                             visit student.uwo.ca

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    Hack Western | hackwestern.com
SUNDAY                              MONDAY                              TUESDAY                          WEDNESDAY                         THURSDAY                              FRIDAY                 SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fitness classes are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 free the first week of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 each new term and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 during exams! Drop in or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 register for a class.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 shop.westernmustangs.ca

     Deadline for admission
                                      1                                 2                                   3                                4                                    5                        6                               7
     applications, transcripts, and       Second Installment of                                                                                                                                                  Does it look like a
     supporting documentation:            Tuition due                                                              Try Exam Stress Drop-in         Last Global Cafe of the Fall        Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                   Term, 3-5 pm, International &                                 snow storm outside?
     Education for 2020.                                                                                           Counselling if you're feeling                                       Classes End               Check for weather alerts on
                                          Holiday Pop-Up Market                                                    overwhelmed during the exam     Graduate Affairs Building Atrium.
     Deadline for admission               Buy local this holiday and support                                                                                                                                     Western’s main page. uwo.ca
     applications: Dentistry for 2020                                                                              period. uwo.ca/health
                                          Western’s retail start-ups
                                          propel.uwo.ca
                    December
                                      8   Graduate Student              9                               10         Proteus Innovation
                                                                                                                                            11                               12                           13                             14
                                          Innovation Scholars           —                                                                          Graduating next spring?
     What goes into an exam               applications for the winter 2019                                         Competition applications due.   Visit career.uwo.ca or make
     essay? Find out at the WSC's         cohort close today.                                                                                      an appointment with a career
                                                                                                                   proteusic.com
     "Writing Essay Exams" seminar.                                                                                                                educator to learn job search
                                          sis.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                   strategies.
     writingsupport.uwo.ca.

     Exams

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                                                                               Remember! There are free                                                                                Residences are closed
                                                                               drop-in fitness sessions during
                                                                               exams to help you work off stress                                                                       at 12PM for the holiday
                                                                                                                                                   Exams are done                      period.
                                                                               and take healthy breaks.

     Exams

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SUNDAY                          MONDAY                           TUESDAY                        WEDNESDAY                               THURSDAY                                FRIDAY                          SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                           1    Looking to improve            2                                   3                                 4
                                                                                                                                                your fitness goals in
                                                                                                                                                2020?                                                                    Learn about job opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                     International Student               by attending our Employee
                                                                                                                                                Fitness classes are free this        Orientation
                                                                                                                                                week! Additionally, you can                                              Information Sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                     iesc.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                register for regular sessions                                            connect.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                throughout the term by visitng
                                                                                                                                                shop.westernmustangs.ca

                               5                                  6                                 7    Looking for a summer
                                                                                                                                       8                                      9                                10                                   11
                                      Welcome back! Classes            International students can                                              Register for Career
                                                                                                         job?                                                                       Sharpen your writing by attending    Achieve your academic
                                      Resume                           register for the English                                                Workshops this winter,               a seminar on writing a thesis        goals. Attend a learning
     Residences reopen                                                 Conversation Program              Check out werc.uwo.ca for             including Multiple Mini Interviews
     at 12PM                                                                                                                                                                        statement or integrating sources.    workshop.
                                                                       between January 6-17.             resume assistance and                 (MMI) Preparation Workshops.
                                      Western Accelerator                                                connect.uwo.ca for employment                                              writing.uwo.ca                       learning.uwo.ca
                                                                       iesc.uwo.ca/ecp                                                         connect.uwo.ca
                                      Summer applications open.                                          opportunities.
                                      uwo.ca/accelerator
      January

                                                                                                         Deadline to apply to the
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     Disappointed with your                                                                              International Exchange
     first-term academic                                               Last day to add a second-         Program for 2020-2021
     results? Drop-in to the Peer                                      term half course or a             academic year. goabroad.uwo.ca
     Assisted Learning (PAL) Centre                                    second-term full course.
                                                                                                         Applications for the Public
     (WSSB 4139) to improve your
     study skills.
                                                                                                         Relations Post-Degree
                                                                                                         program are due
     palcentre.uwo.ca
                                                                                                         postdegree.uwo.ca

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                                                                                                          Completed all your
                                                                                                                                                                                     Western
                                                                                                          requirements and
                                                                                                                                                                                     Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                          want to graduate in
                                                                                                                                                                                     Weekend starts today
                                                                                                          February? Today's the                                                      uwo.ca/entrepreneurship
                                                                                                          deadline to apply to graduate.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Western Entrepreneurship
                                      Indigenous Awareness Week | indigenousweek.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Weekend

                           26                                27                                 28                                  29                                   30          Opera at Western presents
                                                                                                                                                                                                               31
                                       Western Accelerator                                                                                                                           Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado,
                                       Summer applications                                                                                                                           see dates | music.uwo.ca/events
                                       opened this month.                                                 Bell Let's Talk Day
                                                                                                                                                                                     Ivey Business
                                       uwo.ca/accelerator                                                                                                                            Administration Admission
                                                                                                                                                                                     applications due ivey.uwo.ca/hba

     Western Entrepreneurship
                                      Consent & Sexual Violence Awareness Week

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     Weekend
SUNDAY                         MONDAY                               TUESDAY                          WEDNESDAY                           THURSDAY                                FRIDAY                            SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1

                              2                                   3                                    4                                  5     Picking a major? Looking
                                                                                                                                                                             6                                    7                                    8
                                     Apply for an Explore Bursary to     Hirewesternu Career                 Start planning for your summer     for someone to talk
                                     attend French Immersion School      Fair, 10 am – 3 pm, Mustang         abroad. Find study abroad,         to about your degree?
                                     in Quebec! Application is due in    Lounge                              research, language opportunities   Academic Counsellors are great
                                     February | myexplore.ca                                                 and more at goabroad.uwo.ca        resources for planning your Intent
                                                                                                                                                to Register (due March 31).
                                                                                                                                                                                     Ivey Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Wondered if you have what
                                                                                                                                                                                     it takes to be an entrepreneur? Participate in this program! Build your
                                                                                                                                                                                     confidence and launch your own startup. | go.ivey.ca/bootcampfeb2020
     February
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                                                                                                             Students will be taking planes,
                                                                                                                                                                          13                                   14                                   15
                                                                         Check student.uwo.ca to ensure      trains, and automobiles this                                                                                   Deadline for admission
                                     Are your ideas not                                                                                         Western University
                                                                                                             Reading Week to participate                                                                                    applications: Collaborative
                                     getting across? Attend              that your Emergency                                                    Symphony Orchestra                                                          Nursing Program and
                                     the WSC's "Writing with Clarity"    Contact Information is up           in Western’s Impact                performance                                                                 Compressed Time Frame BScN
                                     seminar. | writingsupport.uwo.ca.   to date.                            Experience. Want to                music.uwo.ca/events                                                         Program.
                                                                                                             participate next year?
                                                                                                             cel.uwo.ca/impact
     Ivey Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                                                                                                Reading Week
     Bootcamp

                              16                               17        Summer Term Activation
                                                                                                   18                                  19                              20                                      21                                22
     February is a good
                                                                         if you wish to take summer
     time to start looking for                                           courses. Don’t forget you must
     accommodations for next                                             ‘term activate’ 72 hours prior to
     year. Check out the ‘Housing’                                       registering on student.uwo.ca >
     section for resources.          Family Day Holiday                  ‘Summer and PT Activation’.

     Reading Week                    Family Day Holiday                  Reading Week

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Western Accelerator
                                                                                                                                                                                      Summer applications close
                                                                                                                                                                                      uwo.ca/accelerator
                                                                                                                                                                                      Seed Your Startup
                                                                                                                                                                                      applications due today
                                                                                                                                                                                      propel.uwo.ca/pitch_competition
     Reading Week

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SUNDAY                            MONDAY                         TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                              THURSDAY                              FRIDAY                           SATURDAY

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                                        It’s that time! Midterms are here                       What are you doing after             OSAP Summer
     Deadline for admission             once again. If the stress becomes                       your degree?                         Supplemental
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Founder's Day
     applications: Social Work          overwhelming, find comfort in the                                                            Application forms are
                                        array of wellness services that                         Applications for various Post-                                                                               alumni.westernu.ca
     (King's University College).                                                                                                    available
                                        Western offers: wec.uwo.ca                              Degree programs are due this
                                                                                                month, such as Marketing and HR.     registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances
                                                                                                | postdegree.uwo.ca
                  March

                                    8                                9                     10                                 11                              12                                  13         March Break Open
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                                                                                                                                                                         Opera at Western presents           House
     Daylight Savings Time                                                                                                                                               Spring Gala: Favourite Scenes,      Thousands of high school
                                                                                                                                                                         March 13 & 14 music.uwo.ca/events   students and their families visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                             our campus today.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Interested in volunteering?
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Email visit@uwo.ca

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                                        Learn to Edit and Proofread at a                        Final papers will be due
                                        Writing Seminar                                         soon. Make an appointment
                                        writing.uwo.ca                                          with the Writing Support Centre to
                                                                                                improve your work.

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                                                                                                 Study smarter not harder! Drop
                                                                                                                                                                          If you are planning to return      Western University
                                                                                                 into the Peer Assisted
                                                                                                                                                                          next September, complete           Symphony Orchestra
                                                                                                 Learning (PAL) Centre
                                                                                                 for final exam strategies.                                               your Intent to Register            performance
                                                                                                                                                                          by March 31                        music.uwo.ca/events
                                                                                                 palcentre.uwo.ca
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                                                          Planning on taking
                                                                                              Do you play an
                                                                                                                             1                                 2                                    3      Have you been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         4
                                                                                              instrument? Download
                                                          a course during                     audition excerpts and practice over                                                                          involved on campus
                                                          Intersession, Summer                the summer to ensure you’re ready     Seed Your Startup Finale          Fall/Winter Term classes             this year? Don’t forget to
                                                          Evening, Distance or                for musical ensemble auditions at                                       end.                                 add activities to your
                                                                                                                                    propel.uwo.ca/pitch_competition
                                                                                              the Don Wright Faculty of Music in                                                                           Co-Curricular record before
                                                          Summer Day?                                                                                                                                      April 30.
                                                                                              September.
                                                          student.uwo.ca                                                                                                                                   myexperience.uwo.ca
                                                                                              music.uwo.ca/ensembles

                  5                                6                                   7      Attend a
                                                                                                   Grad Write
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                                                                                              Seminar on topics such as                                               April Final Exams. Make
                                                                                              writing lit reviews.                                                    sure to check out Western
                                                                                                                                                                      libraries’ extended hours, as well
                                                                                              writing.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                                                                      as the late night shuttle service.

                        Exams run

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                                                                                                                                                                                                           Applying to Law’s combined-
                       Exams are here! Stop by            International Students can                                                                                                                       degree program with Business
                       Exam Stress Drop-in Counselling.   visit iesc.uwo.ca for summer term                                                                           Good Friday Holiday                  or Engineering for 2020?
                       Available to all students.         program and event information.                                                                                                                   Admission applications and
                       sdc.uwo.ca/psych                                                                                                                                                                    supporting documentation are
                                                                                                                                                                                                           due in May. | law.uwo.ca

     Exams

                  19                          20           Remember! There are free
                                                                                   21          Planning to graduate
                                                                                                                      22                                   23                                  24                               25
                                                           drop-in fitness sessions during     in June? Make sure to apply
                                                           exams to help you work off          by the April 30 deadline.
                                                           stress and take healthy breaks.     student.uwo.ca

     Exams

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May
     SUNDAY              MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                THURSDAY                   FRIDAY              SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                         1              2
                                                                                                                  International Student
                                                                                                                  Orientation
                                                                                                                  iesc.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                  Residences closed at
                                                                                                                  12PM for the summer

              3                      4                       5                     6                          7                      8                  9
                   Summer Evening                                                       Global Café invites
                   and Spring/Summer                                                    students to drop-in
                   Distances Studies                                                    and meet new friends
                   courses begin.                                                       from around the
                                                                                        world. Every Thursday
                                                                                        3-5 pm until July 23

              10                    11                    12                      13                     14                        15                   16
                                                                                                                  Schulich School
                   Intersession courses                                                                           of Medicine &
                   begin.                                                                                         Dentistry - Medicine
                                                                                                                  Convocation

              17                   18                     19                    20                       21                       22                23
                    Victoria Day
                    Holiday

              24                  25                      26                     27                    28                         29                30

     SUNDAY             MONDAY                 TUESDAY               WEDNESDAY                THURSDAY                   FRIDAY              SATURDAY

                                         1                   2                      3                     4                          5                  6
                                                                                        Global Café runs
                                                                                        every Thursday this
                                                                                        month, 3-5PM.
                                                                                        iesc.uwo.ca

               7                     8                       9                   10                      11                        12                   13

                   Spring Convocation | convocation.uwo.ca

                   International World’s Challenge Challenge | worldschallengechallenge.com

              14                   15                     16                      17                     18                        19               20

                                                                                          June
                   Spring Convocation | convocation.uwo.ca

              21                  22                      23                    24                     25                         26                27

              28                  29                      30

                    Intersession Exams

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SUNDAY                 MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY         FRIDAY        SATURDAY

                                                                                        1                     2             3              4
                                                                                            Global Café runs
                                                                     Canada Day             every Thursday this
                                                                     Holiday                month, 3-5PM.
                                                                                            iesc.uwo.ca

                  5    Summer Day Term
                       begins.             6                    7                     8                       9            10              11
                       Graduate Student
                       Innovation Scholars
                       applications for Fall
                       2020 cohort open
                       sis.uwo.ca

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      SUNDAY                 MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY         FRIDAY        SATURDAY

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                       Civic Holiday
                                               Examinations: Summer Evening Term.

                                                Examinations: Spring/Summer Distance Studies courses

Graduate Student  9                      10                    11                    12                     13             14              15
Innovation Scholars
— applications for
the Fall 2020 cohort
close today.
sis.uwo.ca

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                       Examinations: Summer Day

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Program &                                                                                       Over the course of your
                                                                                                       university career, there

       Academic Counselling
                                                                                                       are a number of reasons
                                                                                                       why you may see an
                                                                                                       academic counsellor:

       • To discuss course changes, withdrawals, special permissions,     • To pose questions about modules/programs, degree
         and appeal procedures                                              requirements, and University regulations
       • To seek accommodation based on serious, documented               • To process requests for Letters of Permission (i.e., taking
         reasons which have affected your academic performance              courses at another university)
         (e.g., illness, bereavement, personal problems, or other         • To have transfer credits approved for an academic exchange
         extenuating circumstances)                                         program

                                                          MAIN CAMPUS

         Arts & Humanities                         Don Wright Faculty of Music                               Engineering

                                                music@uwo.ca | 519.661.2044
arts@uwo.ca | 519.661.3043                                                                      engugrad@uwo.ca | 519.661.2130
                                                Room 210, Talbot College
Room 2230, UC                                                                                   Room 2097, Spencer Engineering Building
                                                music.uwo.ca/current-students/
uwo.ca/arts/counselling                                                                         eng.uwo.ca/undergraduate
                                                undergraduate/acad-counselling.html
     westernuArts                                                                                      westernuEng
                                                     westernuMusic

  Information & Media Studies                    Science/Basic Medical Sciences                             Social Science

fims@uwo.ca | 519.661.3542                      scibmsac@uwo.ca | 519.661.3040                  ssaco@uwo.ca | 519.661.2011
Room 2001, FNB                                  Room 280, NCB                                   Room 2105, SSC
fims.uwo.ca                                     uwo.ca/sci/counselling                          counselling.ssc.uwo.ca
        westernuFIMS                               westernuScience                                   westernuSocSci

 Health Sciences | Kinesiology                       Health Sciences | Nursing                  Health Sciences | Health Studies

kinug@uwo.ca | 519.661.3086                     nursing@uwo.ca | 519.661.3395                   shsinfo@uwo.ca | 519.661.4119
Room 3R34, Arts & Humanities Building           Room 3306, FNB                                  Room 222, HSB
westernu.ca/fhs/kin                             westernu.ca/fhs/nursing                         westernu.ca/fhs/health_studies

                                        AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES

    Brescia University College                        Huron University College                        King’s University College

brescia@uwo.ca | 519.858.5151                   519.438.7224                                    519.433.3491 Ext. 4406                           PROGRAM & ACADEMIC COUNSELLING
The Hive - Main Level, Mother St. James         Student Support Services - West Wing            Office of the Academic Dean
Memorial Building                               huronuc.ca                                      kings.uwo.ca

                                                         SECOND ENTRY

          Dentistry                     Ivey Business School                        Law                               Medicine

5 19.661.3326                         hba@ivey.ca | 519.661.4111        519.661.3346
                                                                                                           519.661.3459 | schulich.uwo.ca
Dental Sciences Building, Room 1003   Second floor, Richard Ivey        Josephine Spencer Niblett
                                                                                                           Clinical Skills Building, Room 3700
schulich.uwo.ca/dentistry             Building | ivey.ca/hba            Faculty of Law Building
                                                                                                                     Schulichmeddent
          Schulichmeddent                       Iveybusiness                     westernuLaw

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Academic
                       Information
                       With 11 faculties,     Academic Appeals, Undergraduate                           Breadth Requirements for First
                       and three Affiliated   Student                                                   Year
                                              westerncalendar.uwo.ca                                    westerncalendar.uwo.ca
                       University Colleges,
                                              The Senate Review Board Academic (SRBA) is the final
                       Western offers more    body to which students may appeal certain rulings of
                                                                                                        First-Year Program

                       than 400 different
                                                                                                        Students registering in general first-year programs must
                                              Deans in academic matters, and its decisions are final.
                                                                                                        choose courses that fulfill the basic requirement of 5.0
                                              Contact your faculty for further details.
                       specializations,                                                                 courses numbered 1000 - 1999. The 5.0 courses must
                       majors and minors      Academic Calendar                                         include at least four different subjects with no more than
                                                                                                        2.0 courses in one subject. Students are encouraged to
                       at the                 westerncalendar.uwo.ca                                    take an essay course in first year.
                       undergraduate level.   The Academic Calendar is the official record of
                                              academic programs and university-wide academic
                                                                                                        Essay Course Requirements
                                              policies as reviewed and approved by Senate and its       Satisfactory completion of at least 2.0 designated
ACADEMIC INFORMATION

                       The following          relevant committees, necessary for the University to      essay courses, at least 1.0 of which must be senior
                                                                                                        (numbered 2000 - 4999). The 2.0 essay courses must
                       resources can help
                                              fulfill its academic role and mission.
                                                                                                        be completed through Western or through one of its
                       you navigate your      Breadth Requirements for                                  Affiliated University Colleges.

                       Academics at           Bachelor Degrees                                          Exception: Students who are admitted with 10.0
                                                                                                        advanced stranding credits are required to complete
                                              westerncalendar.uwo.ca
                       Western.                                                                         1.0 designated senior essay course (numbered 2000 -
                                              At least 1.0 course must be chosen from each of the       4999) through Western or one of the Affiliated University
                                              three Categories A, B, and C. First-year students         Colleges.
                                              must include 1.0 course from each of two of the three
                                              categories. Any outstanding breadth requirement not
                                              completed in first year must be completed prior to
                                              graduation. For the courses offered in each category,
                                              please visit the website above.
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Community Engaged Learning (CEL)                                                Personal Timetables
cel.uwo.ca                                                                      student.uwo.ca
CEL courses blend community-based projects with academic                        Personal timetables can be found on your Student Center once you
learning, and are offered in many disciplines at Western. Projects              have added courses.
are based on community-defined needs and are intended to be
beneficial to both the community and the student(s). Students gain              Registration
exposure to community leaders, societal issues, and the opportunity             registrar.uwo.ca/academics/register_in_courses
for professional skill-building through CEL courses.
                                                                                How to access your appointment date:
Distance Studies                                                                You will be emailed in June/July when your start time is available for
registrar.uwo.ca/academics/distance_studies.html                                Fall/Winter studies. For details on your appointment start time, sign
Western’s Distance Studies allows you to pursue university studies              into your Student Center and click on ‘Enrollment Dates.’ You will be
if you cannot attend regular classes. Today’s distance courses may              able to add courses through the Student Center beginning on your
include multimedia materials and take advantage of web-based                    assigned date and time until the end of web registration.
communication technologies.
                                                                                Structure of the Degree
Draft My Schedule                                                               westerncalendar.uwo.ca
draftmyschedule.uwo.ca                                                          The modular degree structure affords the opportunity to combine
Through the Draft My Schedule tool, you will be able to draft your              various subjects from different departments and faculties.
timetable and view your full schedule before you register for courses.
                                                                                Undergraduate Programs Offered at
Grade Appeals and Other Requests for                                            Western
Relief                                                                          welcome.uwo.ca/programs
westernu.ca/ombuds                                                              Western offers more than 400 different specializations, majors and
A student may request that a grade on a particular piece of work, or            minors at the undergraduate level. You can choose from 17 different
a final standing in a course or program, be changed; OR a student               undergraduate degrees, three different degree types, (Honors
may request an exemption from a Senate academic regulation. The                 Bachelor, four-year Bachelor, three-year Bachelor degrees) and within
subject of a request for relief can range from waiver of progression            those Honors Specializations, Specializations, Majors and Minor
requirements, to accuracy of grades on examinations or assignments,             modules.
to appropriateness of sanctions imposed for scholastic offences.
Such a request can include questions of fairness or appropriateness
of general grading practices, and can be launched regardless of
whether a record of the student's work exists.
If you are considering an appeal of any kind, you should read                                                             Firs
“Academic Rights and Responsibilities” and other relevant policies                        st                                  t Te
                                                                                        gu                                        rm
and procedures in westerncalendar.uwo.ca. Graduate students
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                Campus
                Events
                Never miss an event with Western's Events Calendar at events.westernu.ca
                Check it out regularly to make the most of your time at Western.

                Clubs Week                                             than 30 events on campus throughout the                and non-musical dramatic productions as well as
                                                                       weekend including the football game, lectures,         student-written one-act plays.
                September 16-20, 2019
                                                                       barbecues, art exhibitions, faculty open houses,
                westernusc.ca/clubs
                                                                       reunions and receptions.                               Wellness Week
                This week, the atrium of the UCC is filled with
                                                                                                                              October 1-4, 2019
                USC clubs you can get involved in.
                                                                       Indigenous Awareness Week                              wellnessweek.uwo.ca
                                                                       January 20-24, 2019
                Consent & Sexual Violence                              indigenousweek.uwo.ca
                                                                                                                              In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness
                                                                                                                              Week, Western highlights the supports and
                Awareness Week                                         Come out and learn more about Indigenous               services that students have access to both on
                January 27-31, 2019                                    culture at Indigenous Awareness Week.                  and off-campus. This week is intended to create
                This week gives the community a platform to                                                                   and encourage open discussion surrounding
                have various discussions around consent.               International Week                                     mental health and wellness and to decrease the
                                                                       November 11-15, 2019                                   stigma associated with mental illness.
                EnviroWeek                                             internationalweek.uwo.ca
                October 14-18, 2019                                    International Week celebrates diversity at
                                                                                                                              WISE (Western's Ideas for
                  EnviroWesternUSC                                     Western and offers the opportunity for students,       Sustainability and the
                EnviroWeek is your opportunity to learn how you        staff and faculty to participate in workshops,         Environment) Competition
                can make an impact with sustainability efforts.        presentations, cultural events, and more.              sustainability.uwo.ca/wise
                                                                                                                              Are you interested in solving complex issues
                Founder’s Day                                          McIntosh Gallery                                       that affect Western and its community? Either
                March 7, 2019                                          mcintoshgallery.ca                                     as an individual or in teams, you can pitch your
                alumni.westernu.ca/events/                             Visit McIntosh Gallery for thought-provoking           innovative ideas that can help tackle a current
                founders-day                                           exhibitions, engaging programs, and exciting           environmental problem.
                Founder’s Day celebrates Western’s founding in         special events. Admission is free.
                1878. It is a time for alumni, students, faculty and                                                          World’s Challenge Challenge
                staff to reconnect and share in a celebration of       Musical Performances                                   worldschallengechallenge.com/
                everything #purpleandproud.
                                                                       music.uwo.ca/events                                    western
                                                                       From large ensemble performances by                    The World’s Challenge Challenge is an exciting
                Global Entrepreneurship                                orchestra, choirs, bands, opera and jazz, to           way to engage in discussion and debate about
                Week (GEW)                                             special guest artists, faculty and student recitals,   world issues, and to bring your own ideas to the
                November 18 – 23, 2019                                 the Don Wright Faculty of Music hosts 350+             table. Apply in the fall term and prepare your
                uwo.ca/entrepreneurship                                (mostly free!) public concerts each year.              pitch. Western finals to be held early in Winter
                                                                                                                              term. Global Final held in June.
                GEW is a globally recognized initiative
                dedicated to entrepreneurship, economic                OWeek
                growth, and innovation in over 150 countries.          oweek.ca
                As partners, Propel’s Entrepreneurship Centre          OWeek offers an incredible opportunity to build
CAMPUS EVENTS

                will be hosting a variety of events to advocate        memories, learn about campus resources and
                Entrepreneurship on Western's campus.                  create connections with faculty, staff and fellow
                                                                       students. #westernoweek
                Homecoming
                October 18-20, 2019                                    Theatre Western
                alumni.westernu.ca/events/                                TheatreWesternUSC
                homecoming-reunions
                                                                       Theatre Western produces shows of the highest
                Western has one of the biggest and best
                                                                       professional quality, including full length musical
                Homecomings in Canada. Take part in more

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Careers & Experience
   experience.uwo.ca

                                                                                        Careers &
   Our team helps students deepen their
   academic learning and actively plan for
   personal and professional growth through
   career education, experiential learning, and
   industry exploration.

   Western Connect
   connect.uwo.ca
   Western Connect is an online portal for
   students and alumni to engage with Western
                                                                                       Experience
   services and supports. Log in to access
   thousands of job opportunities, volunteer and
   internship positions, register for workshops
   and special events, sign-up for employer
   information session, manage your Co-                     Job Fair                                                    Western
   Curricular Record, and more.                             February 4, 2020                                            Entrepreneurship
                                                            careerfair.uwo.ca                                           uwo.ca/entrepreneurship
                                                            Top employers come to Western for the hirewesternu          Utilize Western's Entrepreneurship
                                                            Job Fair to promote their employment opportunities.         resources to launch your buiness.
                                                            Build your brand, expand your network and learn more
                                                            about what roles are available to you.

                                                            Alumni Career Management                                    Our vision is for all
                                                            alumni.westernu.ca/career-management                        Western graduates to
Career Fair                                                 Western Alumni Career Management offers you lifelong
                                                                                                                        have the skills and
October 3, 2019                                             resources and support to help you design a career (and
careerfair.uwo.ca                                           life) that work for you.                                    confidence to
Over 60 organizations looking to hire Western talent                                                                    thoughtfully engage
                                                            Western's Employment Resource
will be onsite at the hirewesternu Career Fair to speak
                                                            Centre                                                      in communities, and
about their career opportunities.
                                                            werc.uwo.ca                                                 build a meaningful
Federal Student Work Experience                             Receive assistance and feedback on your resume,             life and career.
Program (FSWEP)                                             cover letter, CV, and LinkedIn profile from trained
canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/                     Career Profile Advisors. You can also book peer mock
jobs/services/recruitment/students/                         interviews. Assistance is available on a drop-in basis or
federal-student-work-program.html                           through email, in multiple languages.
This program helps match students with federal
departments and agencies for temporary jobs.                Experiential Learning
                                                            experience.uwo.ca
hirewesternu                                                Apply your knowledge, develop your skills, connect
hirewesternu.ca                                             with communities, and increase your employability
                                                            through experiential learning. Visit our website to
The hirewesternu campaign tells the story of what
                                                            explore internships, community engaged learning, field
makes Western students, like you, talented. Learn
                                                            experiences, and more.
about the messages we share with employers and the
opportunities for career-related experience.
                                                            International Internships
International Students Working in                           goabroad.uwo.ca
Canada                                                      Western offers a number of opportunities for paid
                                                            and unpaid internships abroad (often during the
Careers & Experience                                        summer term) through established partnerships
                                                                                                                                                             CAREERS & EXPERIENCE

career.uwo.ca                                               with international educational institutions, non-profit
Resources for international students to find employment     organizations, and private companies.
in Canada (resumes, cover letters, job search strategies,
career workshops, group counselling and more).              Working at Western
International and Exchange Student Centre (IESC)
                                                            workingatwestern.uwo.ca
iesc.uwo.ca                                                 As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2019, one
The IESC offers drop-in help, workshops, and advising       of London’s largest employers and Canada’s 3rd largest
appointments for international students regarding           research-intensive university, Western provides a
Canadian work regulations.                                  diverse and unique environment in which more than
                                                            9,000 full- and part-time staff and faculty work.

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Jobs on Campus
                       oncampusjobs.uwo.ca
                       How to find part-time jobs on campus
                        1. Login with your Western username and password to connect.uwo.ca
                        2. Check out uwo.ca/hr/working for full-time and part-time job opportunities
                        3. Read about Work Study positions in the ‘Fees & Financial Aid’ section
                        4. Some specific areas hiring students on campus are the following:
                             Campus Tour Guides
                             connect.uwo.ca
                             The Gazette
                             westerngazette.ca
                             Volunteer and paid positions are available in writing, editing, photography, video and
                             graphics.
                             Instructional Technology Resource Centre
                             itrc.uwo.ca | connect.uwo.ca
                             Hiring for ITRC Student Consultants.
                             Hospitality Services
                             hospitalityservices.uwo.ca/employment
                             Food services positions include tasks such as cashiering, serving and cooking for
                             residence dining and campus eateries.
                             Off-Campus Housing
                             offcampus.uwo.ca
                             Positions include Team Leader and Off-Campus Advisor. Apply online in February for
                             the upcoming year.
                             Residence
                             rezlife.uwo.ca/opportunities
                             There are many opportunities for you to get involved in Residence! Become a
                             Student Leader, join the RezNet team or be a Tour Guide.
                             University Students' Council
                             westernusc.ca/home/your-opportunities/
                             the-spoke.ca | the-wave.ca
                             The USC offer a number of opportunities, through our various operations, services,
                             council positions, and our clubs system.
                             Western Mustangs
CAREERS & EMPLOYMENT

                             uwo.ca/campusrec/jobs
                             Various positions available in Campus Recreation, Sport Western, Intramurals, events,
                             marketing, communications, media relations, Mustangs TV production.

                             Related Resources
                             International Student       Western Accelerator   Work Study
                             Work Opportunities            • See 'Services to    • See ‘Fees and
                             Program (ISWOP)                 Help You Succeed'      Financial Aid’
                                • See ‘International
                                   Experience’

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City of London
Budweiser Gardens                                           Museums and Art Galleries                               yourlondoncalling.ca
budweisergardens.com                                        londontourism.ca/Things-To-Do/                          #LdnOnt
Budweiser Gardens is home to the London Knights,            Museums-and-Galleries
London Lightning, and so far this year hosted Keith         London has many museums and galleries including:
Urban, Kevin Hart, and Cirque du Soleil.                       • McIntosh Gallery         Children’s Museum         Located on the banks
                                                               • Banting House          • Museum London             of the Thames River,
Covent Garden Market                                             National Historic Site • Royal Canadian            London is 200
coventmarket.com                                               • Canadian Medical         Regiment Museum
Located in the heart of downtown London, Covent
                                                                 Hall of Fame           • Forest City Gallery       kilometers west of
Garden Market comes complete with fresh produce,               • TAP Centre for
                                                                 Creativity
                                                                                        • DNA Gallery               Toronto, Ontario,
gourmet and special diet foods, public square, seasonal
outdoor farmer’s market, ice rink, and regular family          • Eldon House
                                                                                        • Michael Gibson
                                                                                          Gallery                   Canada.
programming.                                                   • Museum of Ontario      • ArtLab Gallery in the
                                                                 Archaeology              Visual Arts Building      Temperatures range
Entertainment                                                  • London Regional
                                                                                                                    from a July (summer)
londontourism.ca/See-and-Do/
Entertainment                                               Parks and Nature                                        average of 26°C to a
London has a variety of entertainment venues                londontourism.ca/See-and-Do/Parks-and-                  January (winter)
                                                            Nature
and attractions, from movie theatres to escape
rooms. New facilities that have opened include The          There are many natural settings to enjoy in London,     average of -7°C.
Factory, Canada's biggest indoor adventure park             including the Thames River Parkway, which winds its
(thefactorylondon.ca), and The Rec Room                     way over 40 km of paved, off-road multi-use pathways    With a population of
                                                            running beside the banks of the Thames River and
                                                                                                                    383,000, London is
(therecroom.com).
                                                            extending into many neighbourhoods.
London Public Library                                                                                               Canada’s 11th largest
                                                            Summer Festivals
londonpubliclibrary.ca                                                                                              city.
                                                            londontourism.ca/Things-To-Do/Festivals
London Sports                                               London offers many excellent summer festivals
londonmajors.com | londonknights.com                        including Sunfest, Trackside Music Festival, Rock the
lightningbasketball.ca                                      Park, Home County Music & Art Festival, Rib Fest, the
                                                            International Food Festival, and more.
London is home to many sports teams who put on
fantastic entertainment competing on ice, field and
court.                                                      The Grand Theatre
                                                            grandtheatre.com
London Tourism                                              London’s Grand Theatre is nationally renowned and
londontourism.ca                                            presents plays from September to May.
These links will help answer quick questions about
settling in and what the city of London has to offer you.   United Way
                                                            unitedway.uwo.ca
The Market at Western Fair                                  Western is a strong supporter of the United Way of
District                                                    London & Middlesex. Contributions to Western's 2018
                                                                                                                                            CITY OF LONDON

                                                            United Way campaign resulted in an total of $611,866.
westernfairdistrict.com/market
With over 100 vendors, the market offers a wide variety
of artisanal products and seasonal ingredients.

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Clubs & Volunteer

                                           Faculty Students’ Councils, Clubs                            McIntosh Gallery
                                           and Associations                                             mcintoshgallery.ca
                    Joining a club or      uwo.ca/campus_life/clubs_associations.html                   Volunteer or part-time Work Study positions can be
                    volunteering with an   Connect with your Faculty or School to find out about        tailored to fit your interests in visitor services, special
                    organization is a      how to get involved with different Councils, Clubs and       events, archives or curatorial research.

                    great way to make
                                           Associations at the Faculty level.
                                                                                                        Orientation Leader (Soph)
                    meaningful             International Peer Connection                                oweek.ca
                    connections and        uwo.ca/international/iesc/programs/                          Sophs are Western's beloved orientation leaders who
                                           peer_guide_program.html                                      welcome new students to campus every year. Sophs
                    experiences.           The Peer Connection program matches new                      volunteer their time as spirit leaders, academic role
                                           international (graduate, undergraduate, and exchange)        models, and mentors to help students connect with
CLUBS & VOLUNTEER

                                           students with current Western students called Peer           campus resources in their first year.
                                           Guides. Peer Guides are familiar with the Western
                                           campus and have had a variety of international and           Residents' Council
                                           intercultural experiences of their own.                      rezlife.uwo.ca/rezcouncil
                                                                                                        This is a great opportunity to get involved, meet
                                           Let’s Talk Science                                           people from your residence and develop leadership
                                           outreach.letstalkscience.ca/uwo                              skills. Residents' Council positions are selected
                                           Let's Talk Science connects volunteers with educators        in September and January every year.
                                           and youth to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science,
                                           technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning
                                           experiences in both school and community settings.
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Orientation Serves
                                          oserves.uwo.ca | connect.uwo.ca
                                          Orientation Serves gives first-year students the opportunity to learn about the London
                                          community from the moment they arrive. First-year students and their orientation volunteers
                                          will support the great work of many London and area non-profits, and build connections
                                          that last the duration of their time at Western.

                                          Recreational-based Sports Clubs
                                          westernmustangs.ca
                                          Campus Recreation currently facilitates 18 student sport clubs, including martial arts,
                                          triathlon and more. A Campus Recreation sport club is a sanctioned organization,
                                          established by students, that provides an opportunity for all Campus Recreation
                                          members to participate in a specific sport or physical activity.

                                          Western Peer Leaders
                                          peerleaders@uwo.ca
                                          Student Experience recruits more than 500 student leaders each year. These
                                          student leaders are referred to as “Western Peer Leaders” and are undergraduate
                                          students who volunteer or work for the areas within the Student Experience portfolio.
                                          If you want to contribute to the Western community while gaining transferrable skills
                                          and growing your university network, these roles are for you! peerleaders.uwo.ca

                                          University Students’ Council (USC)
                                          westernusc.ca
                                          As one of Canada’s largest student unions, the USC is committed to making your
                                          University experience enriching, exciting, and enjoyable. In addition to programming
                                          events and managing University Community Centre operations, the USC lobbies
                                          all levels of government to ensure that your education is affordable, accessible,
                                          and of the highest quality both socially and academically. You can get involved by
                                          becoming a representative on the Council, working on committees, coordinating
                                          numerous USC projects, or volunteering at our media outlets:
                                          The Gazette
                                          westerngazette.ca
                                          No experience is necessary to get involved. You can write, edit, shoot photos or
                                          video, create graphics, illustrations or comics, and code with training provided by
                                          senior student editors.
Related Resources                         Western TV
94.9 CHRW – Radio Western                 westerngazette.ca/multimedia/western_tv
   • See ‘Media on Campus’                Volunteer on and off camera — reporting, writing, editing, and producing.
Alternative Spring Break
   • See ‘International Experience’.
                                          Western Serves Network (WSN)
Elections
                                          cel.uwo.ca/students/local_cocurricular
   • See ‘Leadership’                     The WSN provides an opportunity for students to build meaningful, reciprocal
                                          relationships with local organizations in the non-profit community, while offering a
EnviroWestern, USC                        volunteer base capable of helping local groups achieve their goals.
   • See ‘Environment & Sustainability’
Leadership and Academic Mentorship        Writing Support Centre - Peer Writing Advisor
Program (LAMP)
                                          writingsupport.uwo.ca
   • See ‘Leadership’
                                          Peer Writing Advisors are specifically trained to give valuable feedback to
SERT – Student Emergency Response Team    undergraduate students’ writing. In addition to providing an important service,
   • See ‘Safety and Security’            volunteers earn resume and CV boosting skills.
                                                                                                                                        CLUBS & VOLUNTEER

Society of Off-Campus Students (SOCS)
   • See ‘Leadership’
Wellness Education Centre
   • See ‘Services to Help You Succeed’
Western Foot Patrol
   • See ‘Safety and Security’

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Dining on Campus
                                           Campus Meal Plan                                           Grad Club
                                           mealplan.uwo.ca                                            gradclub.sogs.ca
                   From grabbing a         The first step to dining easily and affordably on campus      TheWesternGradClub
                   quick bite on the go    is to start your Campus Meal Plan. Choose from one of           UWOGradClub
                   to sitting down for a   the following plans, each accepted at all dining halls
                                           and eateries on campus.
                                                                                                      The Grad Club has a variety of options, including an

                   meal with friends,
                                                                                                      energizing breakfast, a healthy lunch, a late-night snack, a
                                           The Flex Plan                                              relaxing pint, or even just a cup of coffee.
                   you have many           Save 5% on every food purchase, every time you use
                   dining options          your account at any Hospitality services eatery on         Great Hall Catering
                                                                                                      greathallcatering.ca
                   available on campus.    campus.
                                                                                                      Planning an event on campus? We will provide the perfect
                                           The Tax-Exempt Plan
                                                                                                      menu, décor, and service for your student club, residence
                                           Save up to 13% Pay no HST on most food purchases at        council, or other attendees.
                                           any Hospitality Services eatery on campus.
                                           Residence Meal Plan                                        Restaurant Ninety One
                                           If you live in Residence, you can use your existing meal   restaurantninetyone.ca
                                           plan at any residence dining hall, eatery on campus, or    Enjoy year-round dining in our enclosed patio. Open daily
                                           participating local establishments.                        for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also features Sunday
                                                                                                      Brunch.
                                           Campus Eateries
                                           eateries.uwo.ca                                            The Spoke & Rim Tavern, USC
                                           Whether you want a Fair Trade coffee, a customized         the-spoke.ca
                                           burger with your favourite toppings, or hot and            The Spoke is located in the heart of campus on the main
                                           delicious pad thai—we have over 20 eateries on             level of the UCC and offers students a great place to relax
                                           campus to satisfy every craving. See all eateries and      while on campus. Whether you are coming for the 100%
                                           hours of operation on the WesternU App or at               Fair Trade coffee, CLTs (Chicken, Lettuce and Tomato
                                           eateries.uwo.ca.                                           wraps), or Rick McGhie, The Spoke is sure to provide you
                                                                                                      with good food, great service and pricing fit for a student
                                           Meal Plan Partners                                         budget.
                                           mealplan.uwo.ca
                                           Easily order in from or dine out at a variety of dining    The Wave Restaurant & Catering,
                                           options across London, using your Campus Meal Plan.        USC
                                           Explore all participating locations at mealplan.uwo.ca.    the-wave.ca
                                                                                                      The Wave offers the best in casual dining in the heart of
                                           The Green Leaf Café @                                      campus. Guests enjoy selections from our gourmet burger
                                           Somerville                                                 menu, fresh pastas, entree salads, wraps & grill items. Our
                                           greenleafcafe.uwo.ca                                       friendly staff, great food, drinks and atmosphere make
                                                                                                      The Wave the most popular eatery on campus. Book your
                                           Join us for our delicious lunch buffet on campus,
                                                                                                      next private event or catering with us.
                                           featuring local & seasonal cuisine. Menu changes daily,
                                           open Tuesday–Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Book your
                                           reservation online.
DINING ON CAMPUS

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Environment &
Sustainability
sustainability.uwo.ca |                     GreenWesternU
Western has developed a strong foundation of sustainable projects and continues to pursue
the latest in environmental protocol. Through eco-focused academic programs, research, and
campus initiatives, Western is committed to investing in the future.

Centre for Environment and                                Student Initiatives and Groups                                      There are over
Sustainability

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                                                          Environment & Sustainability Society
uwo.ca/enviro                                                UWOESS
The CES is an interdisciplinary initiative, and home to
the Undergraduate Environmental Science program,          Society of Graduate Students Sustainability
the Masters in Environment and Sustainability program,    Committee
and the Collaborative Specialization in Environment and   sogs.ca/committees                                             Green Boards on campus,
Sustainability.                                           Society of Graduate Students Sustainability Committee:         highlighting sustainability
                                                          The SOGS Sustainability Committee aims to educate                events, tips and facts.
EnviroCon                                                 graduate students, faculty, and staff on sustainability, and
uwo.ca/enviro/envirocon                                   strives to make Western a more environmentally-friendly
                                                          campus by identifying areas for improvement and
This conference is hosted by students in the              developing practical strategies to increase sustainability.
Collaborative Specializattion in the Centre for                                                                          Last year, Western diverted

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Environment and Sustainability, and aims to bring         SunStang
together the knowledge and research of undergraduate      sunstang.com
and graduate students, faculty, and community members     Students design and build a solar powered car to
involved in environment and sustainability.               partake in international solar races. The team welcomes
                                                          undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties.
Green Infrastructure                                                                                                     of all the waste on campus
                                                          EnviroWestern
sustainability.uwo.ca/get_involved/tours.                    EnviroWestern                                               to recycling or composting.
html
                                                          EnviroWestern is a student service that seeks to make
Western’s new buildings and major renovations             Western a more environmentally sustainable campus                                             ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
are designed and operated to be sustainable. The          by leading events and initiatives to enhance student
University has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and    awareness of environmental issues on campus, incent              You can find more than
Environmental Design) certifications for 13 of them.      student behavior change and provide a network for

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                                                          students to address their environmental concerns on
Zero Waste Initiative                                     campus and in the community.
Western is striving to become a Zero Waste campus
by 2022, meaning that 90% or more of the waste            Transportation
generated on campus will be diverted from landfill by     westernusc.ca/transportation                                   water bottle refill stations
recycling, reuse or composting.                           Sustainable methods of transportation include:                 installed across campus.
                                                            • Student Bus Pass
                                                            • Dedicated Pedestrian and Bike Routes
                                                            • Carpooling Program
                                                            • Staff Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

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