WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 18, 2018

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                                          Visit Us!
                                          Fall Preview Day            March Break Open House
                                          Sunday, November 18, 2018   Saturday, March 9, 2019
WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 18, 2018
                                                                Overview.......................................................................... 4          English Language Proficiency Requirements.....64
                                                                Arts & Humanities.......................................................... 6                 How to Apply................................................................65
                                                                Engineering................................................................... 10             Supplemental Admission Applications
                                                                Health Sciences............................................................14                 and Profiles................................................................... 66
                                                                Kinesiology.....................................................................16            After You Apply.............................................................67
                                                                Information & Media Studies................................... 20                             HOME SWEET HOME
                                                                Music...............................................................................24        Living in London......................................................... 68
                                                                Science...........................................................................28          Living in Residence.....................................................70
                                                                Medical Sciences........................................................32
                                                                Social Science..............................................................36                BUDGETING
                                                                DAN Department of Management &                                                                Costs................................................................................72
                                                                Organizational Studies...............................................40                       Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries..........................73
                                                                Ivey Business School.................................................44
                                                                Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.............46                                        STUDENT EXPERIENCE
                                                                Education.......................................................................48            Experiential Learning..................................................74
                                                                Law..................................................................................49       International Opportunities.......................................76
                                                                Brescia University College........................................51                          Athletics..........................................................................78
                                                                Huron University College..........................................52                          Student Clubs.............................................................. 80
                                                                King’s University College..........................................53                         Western Entrepreneurship.........................................81
                                                                                                                                                              Student Support Services.........................................82
                                                                APPLYING                                                                                      Health and Wellness...................................................84
                                                                Your Application Step by Step.................................54                              Career Planning...........................................................85
                                                                Identify Your Applicant Type....................................55
                                                                Important Dates and Deadlines..............................56                                 VISIT US
                                                                Admission Requirements..........................................57                            Campus Tours and Open Houses..........................86

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The Modular Degree Structure – How does it work?
                                                                                                                                     Modules can be combined in the three different types of degrees offered, as shown in the chart. For example, if you
                                                                                                                                     are planning to complete a four-year Honors Bachelor Degree, you can do an Honors Specialization in Health Sciences
                                                                                                                                     and a Major in Film Studies or a Major in Biochemistry and a Major in Mathematics. There are thousands of possible
                                                                                                                                     combinations at Western!
                                                                                                                                     1. An Honors Specialization Module is comprised of 9.0 or     3. A Major Module is comprised of 6.0–7.0 credits and is
                                                                                                                                     more credits and is available only in an Honors Bachelor      available in all three degree types.
                                                                                                                                     Degree (4 year).                                               4. A Minor Module is comprised of 4.0–5.0 credits and is
                                                                                                                                     2. A Specialization Module is comprised of 9.0 or more         available in all three degree types.
                                                                                                                                     credits and is available only in the Bachelor Degree (4 year).

                                                                                                                                        DEGREE TYPE                                   AVAILABLE MODULE COMBINATIONS

                                                                                                                                        The Honors Bachelor Degree (4 year)            onors Specialization
                                                                                                                                                                                      Honors Specialization – Major
                                                                                                                                       15.0 credits                                   Honors Specialization – Minor
                                                                                                                                       after first year                                Major – Major

                                                                                                                                                                                      Specialization – Major
                                                                                                                                        The Bachelor Degree (4 year)                  Specialization – Minor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Academic Programs
    LET’S TALK PROGRAMS                                                                                                                15.0 credits                                   Major – Major
                                                                                                                                       after first year                                Major
                                                                                                                                                                                       Major – Minor
                                                                                                                                                                                        Major – Minor – Minor

                                                                                                                                        The Bachelor Degree (3 year)                   ajor
    You have choices.                                                                                                                  10.0 credits                                   Major – Minor
                                                                                                                                                                                      Minor – Minor
                                                                                                                                       after first year
    Explore as much as possible.
    Programs within Arts & Humanities, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Science, Social Science or                                      Kick your academic experience up a notch.
    Media, Information & Technoculture
                                                                                                                                     Scholar’s Electives | scholarselectives.uwo.ca
    During the first year, your courses will be a combination of prerequisites for the program you want and the electives you
    choose. You can take electives from almost any faculty.                                                                          Do you want to do research at the undergraduate level? Do you want to pursue higher education at the postgraduate/
                                                                                                                                     professional level? If yes, apply!
    At the end of your first year, choose the program you want to study.
                                                                                                                                     Deadline to apply: February 14, 2019
    Engineering, Medical Sciences, Music, Nursing
    You will focus primarily on your field. Though most of your first-year courses will be predetermined, you still have an          Western Scholars | westernscholars.uwo.ca
    opportunity to explore within your field throughout the duration of your program and specialize further after your first year.
                                                                                                                                     Together with other outstanding students, you will learn and grow as global citizens in an engaging, enriching and
                                                                                                                                     inspiring environment. No application necessary, but you do need a 90 per cent average.
    You have flexibility.
                                                                                                                                     School for Advanced Studies in Arts & Humanities (SASAH) | uwo.ca/arts/sasah
    Specialize in one area or combine your two passions.
                                                                                                                                     Study humanities at the next level, including learning a second language, hands-on experiences, digital engagement and
    Western’s modular degree structure gives you flexibility with your degree. In many cases, you can combine programs from
                                                                                                                                     international travel.
    different faculties, schools or departments; or you can focus on a specific subject in greater depth.
                                                                                                                                     Deadline to apply: February 28, 2019
    A module is a collection of courses (defined by a Faculty or Affiliated University College) in an area of study. The more
    courses in a module, the higher the level of specialization.
                                                                                                                                     Western Integrated Science (WISc) | uwo.ca/sci/WISc/program
    Looking for an academic challenge?                                                                                               Our world’s challenges are broad. Learn how to tackle climate change, world hunger, alternative energy, or another
                                                                                                                                     global challenge from multiple scientific disciplines.
    Graduate with two degrees instead of one.
                                                                                                                                     Deadline to apply: March 17, 2019
    Concurrent Degrees: Study two major modules at the same time, like Applied Math and Engineering, or Kinesiology
    and Music.
                                                                                                                                     Professional second-entry programs
    Combined Degrees: Combine your degree with one of Western’s professional faculties, like the Ivey Business School, Schulich
    School of Medicine & Dentistry or Western Law.                                                                                   Second-entry programs require some years of undergraduate study before you can start. At Western, we offer second-
                                                                                                                                     entry undergraduate programs in business, dentistry, law, education and medicine. Read more about these programs on
    See what’s available in your faculty on pages 6-41.                                                                              pages 43-49.

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ARTS                                                                                                                  TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL
                                                                                                                         ƒƒ Internship
                                                                                                                         ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                              ƒƒ International Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                              ƒƒ Research

                                                                                                                         ƒƒ Fieldwork                                                         ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School
                                                                                                                         ƒƒJob Shadow                                                         ƒƒ Certificates and Diplomas

    uwo.ca/arts | arts@uwo.ca | 519.661.3043
                                                                                                                         STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                                           CLASSICAL STUDIES                                                   FILM STUDIES
                                                                                                                              •   Classical Studies                                              • Film Studies
                                                                                                                              •   Greek and Latin*                                               • General Cinema Studies*
                                                                                                                              •   Greek and Latin Literature*
                                                                                                                              •   Greek and Roman Archaeology*                                 LINGUISTICS
                                               EXPLORE INTERNSHIPS IN
      GAIN HANDS-ON                                                          PACK YOUR BAGS: STUDY,                           •   Greek and Roman History*                                       • Linguistics
                                               MUSEUMS, PUBLISHING,                                                           •   Greek*
      EXPERIENCE                                                             VOLUNTEER OR WORK ABROAD
                                               THEATRE AND MORE                                                               •   Latin*                                                       PHILOSOPHY
      100% of our programs                                                   Integrate international
                                               New for 2018! Complete                                                                                                                            • Ethics*
      offer experiential                                                     experiences into your                         ENGLISH AND WRITING STUDIES
      learning opportunities.                  an internship in your third   university education. Take a                                                                                        • Philosophy
      Deepen your                              year and beyond. Gain         Study Tour course and travel to                  •   Creative Writing*                                              • Philosophy of Science*

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Arts & Humanities
      understanding of class                   resumé-building skills and    Italy, Rwanda, Greece, Spain,                    •   Creative Writing and English Language & Literature
      content through action.                  practical knowledge so you    England, Cuba or New York.                       •   English for Teachers*
                                               graduate career-ready.                                                         •   English Language and Literature                              SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES IN
                                                                                                                              •   General English*                                             THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
                                                                                                                              •   Medieval Studies                                               • Arts and Humanities (SASAH)
                                                                                                                              •   Popular Literature and Cultural Studies*
                                                                                                                              •   Theatre Studies                                              VISUAL ARTS
                                                                                                                              •   Writing Studies*                                               •   Art History
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •   Art History and Museum Studies
                                                                                                                           MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES                                      •   Art History and Studio Arts
                                                                                                                              •   Comparative Literature and Culture*                            •   Museum and Curatorial Studies
                                                                                                                              •   Digital Humanities*                                            •   Studio Arts
                                                                                                                              •   Digital Spanish*                                               •   Visual Arts
                                                                                                                              •   German Language and Culture
                                                                                                                              •   Intercultural Communications (Arabic/Japanese)*              WOMEN’S STUDIES AND
                                                                                                                              •   Italian Language and Culture                                 FEMINIST RESEARCH
                                                                                                                              •   Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures                         •   Feminist, Queer & Critical Race Theory*
                                                                                                                              •   Spanish Language and Linguistics                               •   Global Gender Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •   Sexuality Studies
                                                                                                                           FRENCH STUDIES                                                        •   Women’s Studies
                                                                                                                              • French Studies

                                                                                                                           CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS
                                                                                                                              • Certificate in Business French                                   •   Certificate in Practical Spanish
                                                                                                                              • Certificate in Ethics                                            •   Certificate in Professional Communication
                                                                                                                              • Certificates in Intercultural Communications for:                •   Certificate in Theatre Arts
                                                                                                                                 • Arabic                                                        •   Certificate in Writing
                                                                                                                                 • German                                                        •   Diploma in Business French
       FUND YOUR STUDIES                                                            ONE OF THE LOWEST                            • Italian                                                       •   Diploma in Ethics
       $1.5M+ is available in awards,                                               STUDENT-TO-FACULTY                           • Japanese                                                      •   Diploma in Practical French
       scholarships and bursaries                                                   RATIOS IN CANADA                 J
                                                                                                                                 • Spanish                                                       •   Diploma in Writing
       to incoming and continuing                                                                                             • Certificate in Practical French                                  •   Diploma in Professional Communication
                                                                                    This means more personalized
       students to fund study                                                       attention from our world-class            • Certificate in Practical German
       and travel opportunities.                                                    professors and researchers.               • Certificate in Practical Italian

                                                                                                                         DEGREES:               Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
                                                                                                                         *Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone.
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Still waiting
                                                                                                                                                                for your
                                                                                                                                                                We have the next best
                                                                                                                                                                thing. An English course
                                                                                                                                                                about Harry Potter.
     Meet Victoria
     Combined Degree – Visual Arts & Ivey HBA, Internship in the Arts at Satellite Project Space
                                                                                                                                                                 Our unique programs and
                                                                                                                                                                 academic choices are just
    “My internship at Satellite Project Space was a chance to apply the skills I learned in class to a real-world gallery. I worked with arts institutions       one of the reasons to
     across the city and regularly met with students, artists, professors and gallery staff. Under the supervision of an amazing mentor, I gained
     invaluable experience crafting independent projects, implementing marketing initiatives and drafting a business plan. The internship taught me
                                                                                                                                                                 choose Western.
     a lot, grew my network and expanded my resumé.”

     Engage with society’s global challenges. When you study in this unique liberal arts program, you will receive a
     transformative education that includes interdisciplinary studies, second language acquisition, experiential learning,
     engagement with the digital world, and international travel and exchange.
     Join one of our many clubs; participate in the Western Student Film Festival; get published in a student journal; exhibit art in
     our Artlab Gallery; or act in our Summer Shakespeare program.
     University College, home to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities (and Western’s iconic tower), is ready to welcome students
     after an extensive revitalization project. The new space features multi-level, open-concept student space; contemporary
     classroom space and improved technology; and brighter, more accessible building access overall. Positioned in the heart
     of Western’s Main Campus, University College is an inspiring setting for twenty-first century learning.

     Enter the rapidly changing workforce with confidence thanks to the creative thinking and foundational skills you will
     acquire during your undergraduate studies. Our undergraduate programs offer excellent preparation for professional study
     in fields such as law, education, business and medicine.
     Graduate with two degrees in less time than it would take to complete them separately by pursuing a combined degree
     with the Ivey Business School.
     Attend our career and alumni networking events and participate in workshops through Western’s Student Success Centre.
                                                                                                                                                             VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10
WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 18, 2018
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Internship/Co-op
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ International Activities
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Research
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Externship
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Engineering Leadership and Innovation Certificate

                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Combined Degrees with the Ivey Business School,
                                                                                                                                                                    Western Law and Concurrent Degrees with other
                                                                                                                                                                    modules on campus
                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ New this year – students can complete a Combined
                                                                                                                                                                    Degree with Biomedical Engineering and Chemical,
     eng.uwo.ca | futurewe@uwo.ca | 519.661.2130                                                                                                                    Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                                                                                 Chemical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   • Chemical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   • Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                 Civil Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                   • Environmental Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   • Environmental Engineering with International
                                                                                                                             GET INVOLVED                          • Structural Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   • Structural Engineering with International
                                                                                                                             More than 500 Western                   Development
                                                                                                                             Engineering students
                                                                                                                             participate in faculty-based        Computer Engineering
                                                                                                                             groups, clubs and teams,
                                                                                                                             university-wide programs              • Electronic Devices for Ubiquitous Computing
                                                                                                                             and volunteer opportunities,          • Software Systems for Ubiquitous Computing
                                                                                                                             gaining hands-on engineering
                                                                                                                             experience and building             Electrical Engineering
                                                                                                                             new networks of friends.              •   Electrical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   •   Wireless Communication
                                                                                                                                                                   •   Power Systems Engineering
       GRADUATE WITH A BESc AND HBA                                                                                                                                •   Biomedical Signals and Systems
       130+ students are enrolled in the
       Engineering (BESc)/Ivey (HBA)                                                                                                                             Green Process Engineering
       Combined Degree option.                                                                                                                                     • Green Process Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                 Integrated Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   • Integrated Engineering
                                                                                                                             STUDY IN WORLD-CLASS
                                                                                                                             FACILITIES                          Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                                             Opening this year,                    • Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                                             Engineering’s new 100,000
                                                                                                                             sq. ft. building, ThreeC+,          Mechatronic Systems Engineering
        LEARN IN THE REAL WORLD                    LINAMAR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS                will redefine the Western             • Mechatronic Systems Engineering
                                                   This Scholarship supports up to 10 female students entering HBA 1         Engineering experience. All
        Last year, more than 50%                                                                                             new facilities will combine
        of Western Engineering
                                                   with the intention of completing the Combined Degree in Engineering                                           Software Engineering
                                                   and Ivey (BESc/HBA) with the following: half tuition costs for the

                                                                                                                             classroom theory with hands-on
        students graduated                                                                                                   learning for students to design,      • Software Engineering
                                                   rest of your undergraduate degree, an automatic summer co-op                                                    • Health Informatics
        with co-op, internship or                                                                                            build, test and refine ideas.
                                                   position with Linamar Corporation, and guaranteed employment
        research experience.
                                                   at Linamar Corporation upon the conclusion of your degree.
                                                                                                                                                                DEGREE:       Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc)

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Where in the world will your
                                                                                                                                                   Western degree take you?

      Meet Shoshauna
     Combined Degree – Chemical Engineering & Ivey HBA
     “This program has allowed me to explore my passion for both chemistry and business through eye-opening experiences inside and outside of
      the classroom”.
      Last year, Shoshauna took part in an international experience where she travelled to France to study chemical engineering.
      “I saw the subject through a new lens and learned alongside peers from France, Switzerland and Germany. Being exposed to their diverse
      viewpoints illustrated the importance of culture and its influence on the industry.”

      DISCOVER OUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                         Learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories such
      Common First Year                                                       as the Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion (Western’s first
      During the common first year you develop a close bond                   LEED Gold certified ‘green building’) which hosts space for
      with your first-year classmates in a cohort of approximately            student engagement and educational experiences through
      600 students. It also provides you the opportunity to                   hands-on design opportunities.
      explore all areas of engineering before selecting your                  Design the future in ThreeC+. Our new building houses
      program of choice at the end of first year.                             design labs and active learning spaces for experiential and
      Define your academic experience in flexible and exciting                co-curricular learning. We aspire to achieve LEED Platinum
      ways. Create your own academic journey tailored to your
      individual interests and aspirations.
                                                                              certification for this state-of-the-art facility.
                                                                              PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Global connections are
      GET INVOLVED                                                            Become a Leader                                                                                                    just one of the reasons
                                                                                                                                                                                                 to choose Western.
      Internships, Co-ops and Externships                                     Great engineering careers are built on leadership and
      Gain hands-on experience with a year-long internship and/               innovation. Western offers a Combined Degree with Ivey
      or a summer co-op. Enhance your engineering education                   (HBA) where graduates are prepared to work in nearly
      with our Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering                   every industry. Or you can choose to enhance your degree
      externship in collaboration with Fanshawe College.                      with the Engineering Leadership and Innovation Certificate.

      Student Clubs                                                           Network with current students in programs such as
      Get involved with teams such as Formula Racing, Concrete                our Super Tutor program or our Big Sister/Little Sister
      Canoe, Toboggan Team, SunStang, WE MARS, the Women                      mentorship program for female students.
      in Engineering student group and many more.                             Secure your first job with help from Western Engineering’s
                                                                              Career Services Office which offers resumé and cover letter

      International Exchanges
      Internationalize your engineering experience with the Civil             review, interview preparation and career planning meetings
      Engineering International Development Program, Engineers                to assist you in finding employment opportunities that are
      Without Borders, exchanges and/or research-funded                       right for you.
      opportunities.                                                          Combined Degrees
                                                                              Graduate with two degrees in less time than it would take
                                                                              to complete them individually through a Combined Degree
      Collaborate with other students in spacious lounges, study
      spaces and a cafeteria within our four engineering buildings
                                                                              with Ivey, Western Law and Biomedical Engineering.                VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10
      on Western’s campus.
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     HEALTH                                               ƒƒ Internship
                                                          ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
                                                          ƒƒ Fieldwork
                                                                                                                       ƒƒ International Learning
                                                                                                                       ƒƒ Research
                                                                                                                       ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School

     uwo.ca/fhs/shs | shsinfo@uwo.ca | 519.661.4119
                                                          STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                          Health Sciences                                              Health Promotion
                                                          Health and Aging                                             Rehabilitation Sciences
                                                          Health Sciences with Biology

                                                          DEGREE:      Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)

                                                          DISCOVER OUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                              Conduct research in labs dedicated to health promotion,
        MAKE A DIFFERENCE                                 Develop an appreciation for the world’s emerging health      knowledge translation, and health and aging to apply
        Community engaged                                 issues and be inspired to think globally and strategically   what you have learned in the classroom.
        learning courses help                             to create innovative solutions while earning a Bachelor      Turn the community into a classroom and study
        you impact the health                             of Health Sciences (BHSc) degree.                            with world-class researchers to develop a deeper
        and wellness of your

                                                                                                                                                                                       Health Sciences
                                                          Build your own degree with a variety of module and           understanding of areas such as health and aging, health
        local community.
                                                          elective options that allow you to tailor your program of    promotion, health-care systems development, and child
                                                          study to meet your interests. Visit our website for more     and youth health.
                                                          information.                                                 PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
                                                          Focus your learning experience on improving human            Attend our annual Career Directions Fair that brings
                                                          health and developing unique skills and perspectives         students together with employers and graduate schools
        GO GLOBAL                                         to tackle health-related issues affecting people in all      to help you explore your career options.
                                                          corners of the world.                                        Build a skillset and knowledge base that will prepare you
        Discover how other parts of
        the world tackle health-                          Examine health through a variety of lenses to gain an        for a variety of careers in health-related fields.
        related issues through                            appreciation for how social, political, economic and         Take your health-related knowledge and pursue a
        our international Aging                           environmental factors impact people across the lifespan.     research degree or a career in medicine or dentistry.
        Globally course. Dina is
        seen here travelling through                      GET INVOLVED                                                 Graduate with two degrees in less time than it would
        Scandinavia as part of                            Community Service Learning                                   take to complete them individually through a combined
        the course. She learned                           Work with local organizations and develop real solutions     degree with the Ivey Business School.
        from the best healthcare                          to health-related issues facing seniors in the community
        systems in the world                              through a course called Gerontology in Practice.
        when it comes to disease
        prevention, management                            International Experiences
        of chronic disease, well-                         Explore health and wellness on an international scale
        being and health-related                          through the Leaders of the Future internship program
        quality of late life.                             at globally impactful agencies like the World Health
                                                          Learning it Together
                                                          Participate in a student-run health promotion program
                                                          that aims to improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-
                                                          living skills in elementary school children through

                                                                                                                           Meet Dory
                                                          mentorship and role modelling.
        BE A LEADER                                       Health Care Challenge
        Join a student club to                            In this case-based competition, work with a team of
        shape your student                                                                                                Health Sciences with Biology
                                                          your classmates and apply knowledge gained in the
        experience: Health Studies                                                                                        Dory is taking what he learned in the classroom and
                                                          classroom to develop ideas for building resilient health
        Students’ Association,

                                                          systems in Canada and beyond.                                   investigating equity and education as a means of cancer
        Faculty of Health Sciences                                                                                        risk reduction. At the Ontario Public Health Association’s
        Dream Team, Learning                              STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                            Health For All Conference, Dory presented his research
        it Together and more!
                                                          Take a virtual tour of the human body in Western’s 3-D          and gave specific recommendations to help people in high-
                                                          Anatatorium, which uses advanced technology to give             risk communities lower their risk of experiencing cancer.
                                                          you a comprehensive understanding of anatomy.
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     uwo.ca/fhs/kin | kinug@uwo.ca | 519.661.3092
                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Internship
                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Fieldwork
                                                                                                                                                                               ƒƒ International Learning
                                                                                                                                                                               ƒƒ Research
                                                                                                                                                                               ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School

                                                                                                                   STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                                   Kinesiology (BA)                                            Professional Kinesiology (BA)
                                                                                                                   Kinesiology (BSc)                                           Sport Management (BA)

                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Kinesiology
        CHOOSE YOUR                                                                                                Bachelor of Science (BSc) – Kinesiology
        With a variety of program                                                                                  DISCOVER OUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                             Examine physical activity and health as it relates to older
        options and two degree                                                                                                                                                 adults through the Canadian Centre for Activity and
        types to choose from,                                                                                      Focus on areas such as human movement and
                                                                                                                   rehabilitation, fitness and exercise, sport management      Aging’s research labs and community-based outreach
        make your Kinesiology
                                                                                                                   and the cultural impact of sport.                           programs.
        degree exactly what
        you want it to be.                                                                                         With a common set of first-year courses combined            Help establish new rehabilitation protocols for some of
                                                                                                                   with elective options, explore all areas of Kinesiology     Canada’s most common injuries in the Wolf Orthopaedic

                                                                                                                   before selecting your module prior to entering second       Biomechanics Laboratory.
                                                                                                                   year.                                                       Discover what motivates people to make exercise a part
                                                                                                                   Study in a program that offers the broadest range of        of their daily lives in the Exercise and Health Psychology
                                                                                                                   activity courses of any Kinesiology program in Canada       Laboratory, and gain insight into how physical activity
                                                                                                                   with options including exercise for specific populations,   can help break down the social barriers of disability with
                                                                                                                   personal training and team-based sports.                    researchers working in the field to make communities
                                                                                                                                                                               more accessible.
                                                                                                                   Take the theory learned in the classroom and apply it in
                                                                                                                   the field with an internship or practicum placement in      PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
        GET HANDS ON                                                                                               fourth year.                                                Meet with academic counsellors who are available to
        Our programs provide                                                                                                                                                   assist you with questions related to your work inside and
        several experiential                                                                                       GET INVOLVED
                                                                                                                                                                               outside the classroom.
        learning opportunities,                                                                                    International Experiences
        including the opportunity                                                                                  Spend a semester on an exchange at one of 14                Attend our annual Career Directions Fair that brings
        to be an athletic trainer
                                                                                                                   partner institutions around the globe and discover the      students together with graduate schools and employers
        for one of Western’s                                                                                                                                                   to help you explore your options.
                                                                                                                   international power of physical activity and sport.
        varsity sports teams.
                                                                                                                   Learning it Together                                        Become a Registered Kinesiologist through the College
                                                                                                                   Participate in a student-run health promotion program       of Kinesiologists of Ontario and help create a healthier
                                                                                                                   that aims to improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-        Ontario as part of a health-care team or workplace health
                                                                                                                   living skills in elementary school children through         and safety unit.
                                                                                                                   mentorship and role modelling.
                                                                                                                   Field Experiences and Internships

                                                                                                                   Gain hands-on experience through practical learning
                                                                                                                   opportunities in areas such as community sport, athletic
                                                                                                                   therapy, and activity and aging.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Meet Melissa
                                                                                                                                                                                    Kinesiology (BA)
        RUNNING                                                                                                    Student Clubs and Councils                                       Melissa has made it a point to create
        A degree in Kinesiology                                                                                    Join the Kinesiology Students’ Association, Kinesiology          opportunities for others since coming to
        opens doors for                                                                                            Winter Special Games, Faculty of Health Sciences Dream           Western. One way she has done this is through
        careers in health, sport                                                                                   Team, help support Camp Trillium and more.                       organizing the Kinesiology Winter Special Games, a
        management and                              TWO DEGREES. FIVE YEARS.                                   J

                                                                                                                   STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                             community outreach project that provides a full day of
        community sport, in
        addition to a variety                       In partnership with the Ivey Business School, students                                                                          crafts, games and activities for children with special
                                                                                                                   Learn from world-class researchers in labs and facilities
        of professional and                         can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and an Honors                                                                        needs and disabilities. “The most rewarding part is
                                                    Business Administration degree in just five years.             that examine areas of Kinesiology such as brain and
        graduate programs.                                                                                                                                                          seeing the children leave with huge smiles on their
                                                                                                                   heart health, biomechanics, joint rehabilitation and
                                                                                                                                                                                    faces and memories that will last a lifetime.”
                                                                                                                   protective athletic equipment.

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WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 18, 2018
     uwo.ca/fhs/nursing | nurse@uwo.ca | 519.661.3395
                                                                                        ƒƒ Practical Placements                  ƒƒ International Learning                ƒƒ Research

                                                                                        STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                        Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN                            Compressed Time Frame (CTF) BScN
                                                                                        Admission to this four-year Bachelor of Science                Offered at Western only, the 19-month CTF program
                                                                                        in Nursing Degree (BScN) program is based on                   is designed for students who already hold a university
                                                                                        secondary school prerequisites (or equivalents). This          degree or have completed at least two years of
                                                                                        program is offered at both Western and Fanshawe                university study.
        GO GLOBAL                                                                       College, with the same curriculum taught at each site.
        Courses focused on                                                              Western Site
        global health and the                                                           Students study at Western University for all four years
        opportunity to complete                                                         of the program.
        a clinical placement in
        Rwanda give you an                                                              Fanshawe Site
        international advantage.                                                        Students study at Fanshawe College for the first two
                                                                                        years before moving to Western for years three and

                                                                                        DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

                                                                                        DISCOVER OUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                Learning it Together
        CAREER READY                                                                    Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a       Participate in a student-run health promotion program
        Our programs prepare                                                            Registered Nurse through theory courses, professional          that aims to improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-
        you to be a leader in                                                           practice, case-based learning and simulated clinical           living skills in elementary school children through
        one of Canada’s most                                                            education.                                                     mentorship and role modelling.
        in-demand professions.                                                                                                                         Student Clubs and Councils
                                                                                        Develop clinical skills and confidence in a lab setting
                                                                                        in one of our state-of-the-art simulation suites before        Join the Western-Fanshawe Nursing Students’
                                                                                        embarking on your first practical placement.                   Association, Nursing Games, Faculty of Health Sciences
                                                                                                                                                       Dream Team or represent Western on national and
                                                                                        Learn from faculty with varied backgrounds and diverse         provincial nursing associations.
                                                                                        interests in areas such as mental health, homelessness,
                                                                                        health informatics and technology, pediatric health,           STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
                                                                                        global health, aging and rural health.                         Study in the new $41-million building that is home to the
                                                                                        Get a head start on your career with our Accelerated           Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing.
                                                                                        Year 4 option that allows some students to graduate one        Develop professional skills in Nursing’s simulated clinical
                                                                                        semester early.                                                education suites that advance your education with the
                                                                                        Join the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association, the           latest technology and award-winning instructors.
                                                                                        national voice of nursing students in Canada.                  Take a virtual tour of the human body in Western’s 3-D
                                                                                                                                                       Anatatorium, which uses advanced technology to give
                                                                                        GET INVOLVED
                                                                                                                                                       you a comprehensive understanding of anatomy.
                                                                                        Professional Practice Placements
                                                                                        Become a leader in health-care delivery by developing          PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
                                                                                        skills and knowledge in a variety of health-care settings      Enter the workforce immediately after graduation, further
                                                                                        throughout southwestern Ontario, including hospitals,          your education with a graduate degree or advocate
                                                                                        long-term care facilities, public health units and             for health and wellness in other ways. Our academic
                                                                                        community support agencies.                                    counsellors are available to assist you with questions
                                                        BE HANDS ON                     International Experience                                       related to your work inside and outside the classroom.
                                                        Beginning in first year,        Complete a course in global health and consider                Attend our annual Career Directions Fair that brings
                                                        you will be learning        J

                                                                                        applying for an associated elective placement in Rwanda        students together with graduate schools and employers
                                                        the hands-on skills to          to gain global perspectives on health issues and other         to help you explore your options.
                                                        provide care in a variety       health-care systems.
                                                        of health settings.                                                                            Network with nurses in the area through organizations
                                                                                                                                                       such as the Iota Omicron chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
                                                                                                                                                       International, the Honor Society of Nursing and the
                                                                                                                                                       Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).
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INFORMATION                                                                                          TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL
                                                                                                          ƒƒ Internships

                                                                                                          ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
                                                                                                          ƒƒ International Experiences
                                                                                                          ƒƒ Volunteer Opportunities
                                                                                                          ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School
     fims.uwo.ca | mit@uwo.ca | 519.661.3542                                                              ƒƒ Certificate in Digital Communications
                                                                                                          ƒƒ Diploma in Digital Communications

                                                                                                          STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                          Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT)
                                                                                                          Media & the Public Interest (MPI)

                                                                                                                                                                           Information & Media Studies
                                                                                                          Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Media Information & Technoculture
                                                                                                          Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Media & the Public Interest
                                                                                                          DISCOVER OUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                          Learn about fake news, the power of social media and how
                                                                                                          Facebook and Google profit from your online profiles.
                                                                                                          Conduct research, write essays and debate a wide range of
                                                                                                          media topics.
                                                                                                          Uncover the controversies swirling around large data
                                                                                                          breaches and mass surveillance.
                                                                                                          Discover how money, politics, culture and society interact
                                                                                                          with and influence technologies like smart phones, social
                                                                                                          media and digital advertising. FIMS will teach you why these
                                                                                                          things matter.
                                                                                                          Develop your media production knowledge. Study media and
                                                                     GET INVOLVED
                                                                                                          understand how to produce it.
                                                                     Complement your degree by
       GO INTERNATIONAL                                              gaining hands-on experience          Create media and develop creative content through
       Every year, more than                                         with student media on                elective courses.
       50 third-year MIT and                                         campus, including Western            Study Media & the Public Interest (MPI). Connect
       MPI students take                                             TV, The Gazette (Western's
                                                                                                          communication and media studies to issues such as
       advantage of international                                    student newspaper) and
                                                                                                          democracy, equity, class, race and gender. MPI begins in
       exchange opportunities.                                       CHRW Radio Western.
                                                                                                          second year and builds on the foundation provided by the
                                                                                                          MIT program.
                                                                                                          GET INVOLVED
                                                                                                          Practical Experiences
                                                                                                          Take your skills out of the classroom and gain additional
                                                                                                          experience through internships, MPI community-engaged
                                                                                                          learning placements, study-travel courses and course-based
                                                                     JOIN FIMS STUDENTS’ COUNCIL          experiential learning opportunities.
                                                                     Help shape your fellow students’
       GAIN RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE                  Andrew         university experiences through       Graduate with an advanced ability to analyze media and
                                                      Gunadie,       social events and faculty            apply that knowledge to a wide array of potential careers in
       Participate in our optional
                                                 BA(Hons)’10,    J

                                                                     initiatives. The FIMSSC is a great   media-related industries.
       internship program for the chance
                                                  Digital Host       fit if you want to get involved in
       to test-drive real careers in media                                                                Gain the confidence you need to enter our ever-changing
                                                   & Producer,       the faculty or meet new friends.
       and put your theory and skills into                                                                world as a knowledgeable, forward-thinking and analytical
                                               Travel Channel
       practice with industry partners.                                                                   marketer, digital content creator, journalist, media producer,
                                                                                                          broadcaster, communications or business professional, and
                                                                                                          many other possibilities.
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This is us.
      Meet Aleah
     Media, Information &
                                                                                                                                   This is Western.
      What does Aleah love most                                                                                                     Studying among other bright and diverse
                                                                                                                                    students is just one reason to choose Western.
      about MIT?
     “I love being in a community that
      realizes the power of connecting
      creativity and critical thinking in
      an unprecedented way. For me, it
      is about being in a program that
      gives me the opportunity and tools
      to be a trailblazer in a new field.
      I can directly apply what I have
      learned into real-world situations by
      volunteering with media groups
      on campus.”
      An important part of Aleah’s
      experience is her involvement in
      different kinds of media work on
      campus. “As a Sports Intern for the
      student Gazette, I was given the
      opportunity to immerse myself in the
      world of sports journalism and had
      some amazing mentors along the
      way. They gave me the opportunity
      to be a published sports writer,
      which is a pretty incredible feat
      before I even graduate.”

      International Opportunities
      Study abroad in popular exchange destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the
      United Kingdom. Every year, more than 50 upper-year FIMS students take advantage of international exchange and study
      abroad opportunities.
      Volunteer Opportunities
      Meet new friends and gain experience by volunteering with the Street Team, OPENWIDE magazine or the FIMS
      Ambassador Team.
      Complement your degree by getting hands-on experience with student media on campus. Western TV, The Gazette
      (Western’s student newspaper) and CHRW Radio Western provide great opportunities to produce content for the

      campus community.
      Meet notable alumni during our annual Faculty Career Conference.
      Attend workshops and how-to sessions with industry partners, and polish your resumé, job search strategy and
      professionalism with the help of our FIMS Career Services team.
      What you choose to do with your FIMS degree is up to you, but we have the academic advising and career support in place
      to help you explore your options and develop a plan for success after graduation.
                                                                                                                                VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10

     music.uwo.ca | music@uwo.ca | 519.661.2044
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Internship
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Fieldwork
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ International Learning
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Research
                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School

                                                                                                                                                                            STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Don Wright Faculty of Music
                                                                                                                                                                             Degree: Bachelor of Music (BMus)
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Composition
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Music Education
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Music History
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Music Theory
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Performance

                                                                                                                                                                             Degree: Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMusA)
                                                                                                                                                                               • Bachelor of Musical Arts
                                                                                                                                                                               • Music Recording Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                 (combined with Fanshawe College)

                                                                                                                                                                             Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Popular Music Studies
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Music Administrative Studies
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Music
                                                                                                                                                                               •   Dance (Minor only)

                                                                                                                                                                            DISCOVER OUR STUDENT
                                                                                                                                                                             Become part of a close-knit community
                                                                                                                                                                             of students, faculty and staff. We are
                                                                                                                                                                             perfectly sized to contribute to a
                                                                                                                                                                             supportive learning environment while
                                                                                                                                                                            – as one of the largest music faculties
                                                                 GLOBAL EDUCATION                                                                                            in Canada – offering an exceptional
       FUND YOUR STUDIES                                                                                                                          TRANSFERABLE               range of musical and academic options,
       More than $400,000
                                                                 Dozens of visiting artists, educators, composers
                                                                 and scholars from around the world bring
                                                                                                                                                  SKILLS                     starting with a common first year.
       available in academic awards.                                                                                                              All music programs
                                                                 global artistry and perspective each year.                                                                 Participate in one-on-one weekly
                                                                                                                                                  help develop              lessons with the finest musicians from
                                                                                                                                                  transferable skills       around the world and a student-peer
                                                                                                                                                  including leadership,
                                                                                                                                                                            mentoring program.
                                                                                                                                                  confidence, creativity,   Access a broad range of specialized
                                                                                                                                                  critical thinking,        course offerings including The 21st-
                                                                                                                                                  social awareness          Century Musician, Music and Politics,
        PERFORMANCES                                                               ENSEMBLES                                                  J

                                                                                                                                                  and self-discipline       and Progressive Music Pedagogies.
        More than 400 concerts and events each year, including                     Music students can join large and small ensembles,             for both music and        We offer numerous opportunities to
        two fully staged opera productions with orchestra,                         and various chamber ensembles. All Western students,           non-music careers.        combine music with other subjects.
        professional staging, lighting and wardrobe.                               regardless of program, can audition for large ensembles.

You don’t
                                                                                                                                                      have to
                                                                                                                                                      eat here.
                                                                                                                                                      You want
                                                                                                                                                      to eat here.
                                                                                                                                                       Our amazing
                                                                                                                                                       residence dining halls
                                                                                                                                                       offer meal plans to
                                                                                                                                                       suit your tastes and
                                                                                                                                                       dietary needs. It’s just
                                                                                                                                                       one of the reasons to
      Meet Jake                                                                                                                                        choose Western.
      BMus’18 (Honors Music Education), Percussionist
     “What I appreciate most is the range of expertise of the faculty. Western has also played a huge role in helping me make connections in the
      community through teaching, music directing, and student leadership opportunities. As a young musician, I’m grateful for the knowledge,
      support and freedom the Don Wright Faculty of Music has been able to give me throughout my undergrad.”

      GET INVOLVED                                                            Showcase your many talents in our 400-seat fully equipped
      Real-world Experiences                                                  theatre known as the Paul Davenport Theatre (capable of
      Participate in fieldwork opportunities in Lucca, Italy at the           presenting fully staged opera productions with orchestra),
      Accademia Europea Dell’Opera.                                           250-seat recital hall (von Kuster Hall), 48-seat recital
                                                                              hall, video and digital audio (DAT) recording facilities and
      Engage in culturally relevant teaching and learning                     Composition & Electro Acoustic Research & Performance
      opportunities in international locales.                                 (CEARP) facility.
      Design your own experiential learning project for credit.               Access a wide variety of instruments, including hundreds of
      Capstone Course                                                         wind instruments maintained by resident technicians; grand,
      Enroll in program-specific capstone projects in music                   digital and acoustic pianos; and more than 40 valuable string
      research and composition; popular music; performance; and               instruments and bows for loan. The Music Library’s holdings
      music education.                                                        are among the most expansive in North America, including an
                                                                              impressive general collection and several special collections.
      Student Clubs
      Join the Students’ Council, student-run radio show, Music                PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

      Education Students’ Association and a monthly student-                  Develop your musical talents, creativity, teamwork skills and
      oriented magazine.                                                      confidence to excel in any profession of your choice upon
      ACCESS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES AND                                  graduation.
      RESOURCES                                                                Music Education graduates are guaranteed entry into the
      Perform and learn in our new building that offers the best               Bachelor of Education program at Western.
      learning environment for academic and performance                       Alumni are well prepared for graduate studies in a variety of
      studies with 100+ practice rooms, large and small rehearsal
      rooms and studios.
                                                                              music and other professional programs.                               VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10
                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Fieldwork                                                                       ƒƒ International Learning Opportunities

                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Paid Internship                                                                 ƒƒ Professional Registration Opportunities
                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Undergraduate Research Opportunities                                            ƒƒ Degrees with Engineering, the Ivey Business School,
                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Capstone Projects                                                                   Music and Nursing
                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Community-based Learning

     uwo.ca/sci | scibmsac@uwo.ca | 519.661.3040

                                                                                                                                   STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                                                    Computer and Mathematical Sciences                                                  Integrated Sciences
                                                                                                                                       •   Actuarial Science                                                             •   Integrated Science with Biology
                                                                                                                                       •   Applications of Computer Science*                                             •   Integrated Science with Chemistry
                                                                                                                                       •   Applied Mathematics                                                           •   Integrated Science with Computer Science
                                                                                                                                       •   Applied Mathematical Methods                                                  •   Integrated Science with Earth Sciences
                                                                                                                                       •   Applied Statistics                                                            •   Integrated Science with Environmental Science
                                                                                                                                       •   Bioinformatics                                                                •   Integrated Science with Genetics
                                                                                                                                       •   Computer Algebra*                                                             •   Integrated Science with Mathematics
                                                                                                                                       •   Computer Hardware Design*                                                     •   Integrated Science with Physics
                                                                                                                                       •   Computer Science
                                                                                                                                       •   Data Science                                                                 Life Sciences
                                                                                                                                       •   Financial Modelling                                                           •   Animal Behaviour
                                                                                                                                       •   Game Development*                                                             •   Biology
                                                                                                                                       •   High-Performance Computing*                                                   •   Biodiversity and Conservation
                                                                                                                                       •   Information Systems                                                           •   Ecosystem Health

                                                                                                                                       •   Mathematics                                                                   •   Genetics
                                                                                                                                       •   Mathematical Sciences                                                         •   Genetics and Biochemistry
                                                                                                                                       •   Mathematics in Society                                                        •   Neuroscience
                                                                                                                                       •   Mathematical and Numerical Methods*
                                                                                                                                       •   Scientific Computing and Numerical Methods                                   Physical Science
                                                                                                                                       •   Software Engineering*                                                         •   Advanced Chemistry*
                                                                                                                                       •   Statistics                                                                    •   Advanced Physics*
                                                                                                        FUND YOUR                      •   Theoretical Computer Science*                                                 •   Astrophysics
                                                                                                        STUDIES                        •   Theoretical Physics                                                           •   Biochemistry and Chemistry
                                                                                                        More than                                                                                                        •   Chemistry
                                                                                                        $3,000,000 is               Environment and Sustainability Sciences                                              •   Conceptual Astronomy*
                                                                                                        available for                  • Environmental Geoscience                                                        •   Materials Science
                                                                                                        in-course academic             • Environmental Geoscience Program for Professional                               •   Medical Physics
        DISCOVER YOUR SCIENCE                                                                           scholarships,                    Registration                                                                    •   Physics
        Explore a wide range of science courses in                                                      including four                 • Environmental Science                                                           •   Physics of Materials*
                                                                                                        annual TD Women
        your first year and then build your degree.         LIVE THE SCIENCE                            in Data Analytics
                                                                                                                                       • Geology
        Develop lab and computing skills in an              YOU LEARN                                   bursaries of                   • Geology and Biology
        area of interest during summer research                                                                                        • Geology Program for Professional Registration
        with a member of the faculty. And, if you           Apply your knowledge                        $5,000 to support
        are interested in more than one science,            in exotic field locations,                  women in Science,              • Geophysics
        consider the Integrated Science program.            in 8-16-month                               Technology,                    • Geophysics Program for Professional Registration
                                                            internships or through                      Engineering and                • Planetary Science and Space Exploration*
                                                            entrepreneurship                            Mathematics
                                                            opportunities.                              (STEM).                     FOODS AND NUTRITION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Do what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             you love
                                                                                                                                       • Food Science and Technology**
                                                                                                                                       • Nutrition and Dietetics**
        GET INVOLVED                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Faculty of Science will prepare you for the career
        Seek the best fit, whether in student government,                                                                                                                                                                    of your dreams. Just like it did for Michael Hyatt,
        associations, athletic teams or competitions.
                                                            PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

                                                                                                                                   DEGREE: Bachelor of Science (BSc)                                                         BSc’96. As co-founder of BlueCat Networks and a
        Become a Campus Emergency Medical                                                                                                                                                                                    business panelist on the CBC, he sits at the forefront
        Responder, BUGS representative, member of           Facilitate your professional accreditation in Actuarial Science,       * Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of information technology and business. And his
        the national champion Mustangs, Hackathon           Geoscience, Information Systems, Information Technology,               **Programs and Modules for Foods and Nutrition are offered through Brescia                entrepreneurial drive was fuelled at Western.
        competitor, lead HIP HOP dancer in WOOF             and Statistics with a science degree or study data science and         University College in collaboration with the Faculty of Science. Female students
                                                                                                                                   only are welcome to apply to Brescia while both male and female students are
        or Proteus entrepreneurship innovator.              enter into one of the fastest growing fields in North America.         welcome to apply to Main Campus.

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DISCOVER OUR STUDENT                                 molluscs and temporary exhibits to raise awareness of diminishing
     EXPERIENCE                                           biodiversity. Earth Sciences curates the Western Meteorite Collection
                                                          which contains nearly 200 different meteorites, including large
     Experience a warm, friendly and creative
                                                          portions of several Canadian meteorite falls like the Tagish Lake
     learning environment. Whether you are in a
                                                          carbonaceous chondrite. Unique in North America for the sheer
     small class of ten or a large lecture hall with
                                                          number of specimens it houses, the Suffel Collection at Western
     every seat filled, have your voice heard using
                                                          Science also offers a suite of more than 200,000 mineral deposits,

     clicker survey technology, Twitter messaging or
                                                          freely available for use by senior undergraduates.
     small group discussions.
     Engage with our 3M National Teaching Award-          PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

                                                                                                                                                  only in the
     winning instructors in class, during office hours,   Add relevant work experience to your resumé, expand your
     in dedicated collaborative workspaces or over        communications and business skills and develop a professional
     the summer as you gain research experience           network, all while earning a full salary through an eight to 16-month

                                                                                                                                                  classroom is
     in their labs!                                       Science internship.
     Experiment with a wide spectrum of scientific        Meet Science alumni, industry and government partners, learn about

                                                                                                                                                  so 1935.
     tools like:                                          industry trends and develop valuable skills. Engage in mock interviews,
                                                          resumé preparation and career searches with the Science Career
      • PCR for genetic analysis
                                                          Services team.
      • Spectrophotometers to characterize heavy
        metals, polymers and viruses                      Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills and develop an innovative
      • Raman lasers that identify organic matter in      business plan to commercialize novel science and emerging
        lunar samples
      • The computer power of SHARCNET to
                                                          technologies through Western’s entrepreneurship program.
                                                                                                                                                  Making classroom
        support data crunching in computer science,
        data science and the mathematical sciences                                                                                                connections to real-
     Cultivate critical-thinking and communications                                                                                               world experiences is
                                                                                                                                                  just one of the reasons
     skills with group projects, during field courses
     to exotic locations or during virtual field trips
     across the internet to work collaboratively
     with students just like you from across North                                                                                                to choose Western.
     Dive into scientific experimentation in our first-
     year Chemistry labs with spaces offering large
     workstations fitted with computer-controlled
     modular equipment to simulate an authentic
     lab environment found in government and
     Immerse yourself in interdisciplinary sciences
     in a modern science facility built exclusively
     for an integrated science experience or use
     the makerspaces in Physics & Astronomy to
     cultivate innovative design thinking.
     Develop your research skills in unique spaces
     like the BIOTRON Centre for Climate Change
     Research, the Nanofabrication Laboratory and
     at Surface Science Western where you will
     have access to a wide range of tools, from
     imaging and analytical instruments to climate-

                                                            Meet Charlie
     controlled biomes.
     Study at the Taylor Library, designed especially

     for Science students. Choose the best study            Charlie is the founder of SCINAPSE and the initiator of the SCINAPSE
     area for your needs, from silent study and             Undergraduate Science Case Competition. His research focused on biological
     quiet group areas to conversation-friendly and         modelling using artificial intelligence and he is a named contributor to research
     eating-welcome zones.                                  featured in the journal, Nature. “I came to university to learn a bit about
     Expand your scientific knowledge with some             everything. I was stimulated by my capable peers, the collaborative intellectual
     of the most interesting collections on campus          environment and professors who cared as much about my personal growth as
     including the Biodiversity Gallery housing
     thousands of animal specimens, insects and
                                                            they did about the research.”
                                                                                                                                                VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10
MEDICAL                                                                                                               TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ Internship
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning

                                                                                                                           ƒƒJob Shadow
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ Fieldwork
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ International Learning
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ Research
                                                                                                                           ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School
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                                                                                                                           STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
                                                                                                                            Anatomy and Cell Biology
                                                                                                                              • Medical Cell Biology

                                                                                                                              •   Biochemistry
                                                                                                                              •   Biochemistry and Cancer Biology
                                                                                                                              •   Biochemistry and Cell Biology

                                                                                                                                                                                Medical Sciences
                                                                                                                              •   Biochemistry and Pathology of Human Disease
                                                                                                                              •   Biochemistry of Infection and Immunity
                                                                                                                              •   Chemical Biology
                                                                                                                              •   Computational Biochemistry

                                                                                                                            Epidemiology and Biostatistics
       EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE                                                                                                  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
       Gain a greater
       understanding of the                                                                                                 Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences
       interrelationship between                                                                                              • Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences
       the basic medical and
       clinical sciences.                                                                                                   Medical Biophysics
                                                                                                                              • Medical Biophysics with the following
                                                                                                                                 • Biological Sciences
                                                                                                                                 • Clinical Physics
                                                                      HOW OUR PROGRAM WORKS                                      • Medical Sciences
                                                                                                                                 • Physical Science
                                                                      The Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc)
                                                                                                                              • Medical Biophysics and Biochemistry
                                                                      program, offered jointly by the Faculty of Science
       CONDUCT RESEARCH                                               and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry,      Microbiology and Immunology
       WITH IMPACT                                                    is designed for students interested in studying
                                                                                                                              • Microbiology and Immunology
                                                                      the basic medical sciences at an advanced
       Work one-on-one                                                                                                        • Microbiology and Immunology with Pathology
       with world-renowned                                            level. Students interested in this program should
       scientists and clinicians                                      apply to Medical Sciences. Students admitted to       Neuroscience
       on life-changing research.                                     Medical Sciences are assured admission to Year
                                                                      3 BMSc provided they satisfy certain conditions         • Neuroscience (Leads to BSc degree)
                                                                      in Medical Sciences 1 and 2.
                                                                      schulich.uwo.ca/bmsc                                    • Medical Health Informatics
                                                                      Students interested in the undergraduate                • Pathology
                                                                      program in Neuroscience (BSc) in Year 2 will            • One Health
                                                                      normally apply via Medical Sciences; however,
                                                                      any student who satisfies the first-year              Physiology and Pharmacology

                                                                      admission requirements can be considered for            • Pharmacology
       Experience blended courses, flipped                            admission. Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics and        • Physiology
       classrooms and community engaged learning.                     Psychology are required courses in Year 1.              • Physiology and Pharmacology
                                                                                                                           DEGREES: Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc)
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     Establish a network of friends and
     colleagues through involvement in student
     government, clubs, athletics and other
     extracurricular activities.
     Independent Research
     Learn from leading-edge researchers in
     state-of-the-art educational and research
     labs. Students in discipline-specific Honors
     Specialization modules conduct a research
     project and thesis under the supervision of
     a faculty member in fourth year. Conduct
     research as an undergraduate student
     through summer or special research
     projects. Several departments offer the
     opportunity to complete an Accelerated
     Masters in five years, in which students
     begin a research project in the summer

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     following their third year.
     International Exchanges
     Internationalize your degree with Western’s

     International Exchange Program and global
     health opportunities under the mentorship
     of professors.

     Gain real-world experience through an
     eight to 16-month position in industry after
     third year.
     Student Clubs
     Join the Science Students’ Council (SSC),
     Bachelor of Medical Sciences Association                                                                                                easier, don’t
                                                                                                                                             you think?
     (BMSA) or the Western Undergraduate
     Neuroscience Society (WUNS) to attend
     or help organize a variety of information
     sessions, workshops, events and social
     networking opportunities.
                                                                                                                                             Our beautiful campus
     Complete your studies in our advanced                                                                                                   is just one of the reasons
     research laboratories in the shared
     Drimmer Family Teaching Facility and                                                                                                    to choose Western.
                                                      Meet Jackson
     the shared Undergraduate Laboratory
     in Physiology and Pharmacology. These
     facilities offer open learning spaces and
     the latest technology for the study of           Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, BSc 2018
     disease at the molecular, cellular, tissue      “Western provided me with a unique undergraduate educational opportunity.
     and organ levels.                                Through the Neuroscience program and the Western Undergraduate
     PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE                         Neuroscience Society, I was part of a tight-knit, ambitious, and thoughtful
                                                      community of faculty and students. Engagement with research was also

     Pursue a variety of career opportunities         a staple of my undergraduate degree at Western. Working under the
     including professional health, education, and    supervision of Dr. Martinez, I published a paper as first author in the Journal
     law programs, graduate studies, research         of Neuroscience Methods. These experiences and the friends I gained
     and work in industry. Students in Honors         taught me critical thinking, responsibility, the importance of a balance in life,
     Specialization modules in Interdisciplinary      and the value of serving others.”
     Medical Sciences or Biochemistry can also
     undertake a combined degree with the Ivey
     Business School.                                                                                                                     VISIT OUR TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE WESTERN WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE.   welcome.uwo.ca/top_10
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