WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 17, 2019

 
WESTERN UNIVERSITY - Visit Us! Fall Preview Day Sunday, November 17, 2019
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ACADEMIC CHOICES                                                                          APPLYING
Overview..........................................................................4       Your Application Step by Step................................ 58
Academic Choices by Faculty....................................6                          Identify Your Applicant Type................................... 59
Arts & Humanities........................................................ 10              Important Dates and Deadlines.............................60
Engineering................................................................... 14         Admission Requirements........................................... 61
Health Sciences........................................................... 18             English Language Proficiency Requirements..... 68
Kinesiology...................................................................20          How to Apply............................................................... 69
Nursing.......................................................................... 22      Supplemental Admission Applications
Information & Media Studies................................... 24                         and Profiles................................................................... 70
Music.............................................................................. 28
Science.......................................................................... 32      HOME SWEET HOME
Medical Sciences........................................................ 36               Living in London............................................................71
Social Science............................................................. 40            Living in Residence.....................................................72
DAN Department of Management &
Organizational Studies.............................................. 44                   BUDGETING
                                                                                          Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries..........................74
Second-Entry Programs                                                                     Costs................................................................................75
Ivey Business School................................................. 48
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.............50                                    STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Education...................................................................... 52        Thrive at Western........................................................ 76
Law................................................................................. 53   Athletics......................................................................... 78
                                                                                          Student Support Services........................................80
Affilated University Colleges                                                             Experiential Learning................................................. 82
Brescia University College....................................... 55                      Western Entrepreneurship....................................... 84
Huron University College......................................... 56                      International Opportunities...................................... 86
King’s University College..........................................57                     Career Exploration..................................................... 88

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                                                                                          Campus Tours and Open Houses..........................90

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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 Honours Bachelor Degree (4 year)          onours Specialization
                                                                                                                                                                                     H
                                                                                                                                                                                     Honours Specialization – Major
                                                                                                                                       15.0 credits                                  Honours Specialization – Minor
                                                                                                                                       after first year                               Major – Major

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Academic Programs
                                                                                                                                       15.0 credits                                  Major – Major
                                                                                                                                       after first year                               Major

    Let’s talk programs.                                                                                                                The Bachelor Degree (3 year)
                                                                                                                                                                                      Major – Minor
                                                                                                                                                                                       Major – Minor – Minor

                                                                                                                                                                                      ajor
                                                                                                                                                                                     M
                                                                                                                                       10.0 credits                                  Major – Minor

    You have choices.                                                                                                                  after first year                              Minor – Minor

    Explore as much as possible.                                                                                                     Kick your academic experience up a notch.
    Arts & Humanities, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Science, Social Science and                                                     Scholar’s Electives | scholarselectives.uwo.ca
    Media, Information & Technoculture                                                                                               Do you want to do research at the undergraduate level? Do you want to pursue higher education at the postgraduate/
    During first year, your courses will be a combination of prerequisites for the program you want and the electives you choose.    professional level? If yes, apply!
    You can take electives from almost any faculty.
                                                                                                                                     Deadline to apply: February 14, 2020
    At the end of your first year, choose the program you want to study.
    Engineering, Medical Sciences, Music and Nursing                                                                                 Western Scholars | westernscholars.uwo.ca
    You will focus primarily on your field. Though most of your first-year courses will be predetermined, you still have an          Together with other outstanding students, you will learn and grow as global citizens in an engaging, enriching and
    opportunity to explore within your field throughout the duration of your program and specialize further after your first year.   inspiring environment. No application necessary, but you do need a 90 per cent average.

    You have flexibility.                                                                                                            School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities (SASAH) | uwo.ca/arts/sasah
                                                                                                                                     Study humanities at the next level, including learning a second language, hands-on experiences, digital engagement and
    Specialize in one area or combine your two passions.                                                                             international travel.
    Western’s modular degree structure gives you flexibility with your degree. In many cases, you can combine programs from          Deadline to apply: February 29, 2020
    different faculties, schools or departments; or you can focus on a specific subject in greater depth.
    A module is a collection of courses (defined by a Faculty or Affiliated University College) in an area of study. The more        Western Integrated Science (WISc) | uwo.ca/sci/WISc/program
    courses in a module, the higher the level of specialization.
                                                                                                                                     Our world’s challenges are broad. Learn how to tackle climate change, world hunger, alternative energy or another
                                                                                                                                     global challenge from multiple scientific disciplines.
    Looking for an academic challenge?                                                                                               Deadline to apply: March 22, 2020
    Graduate with two degrees at the same time.
    Concurrent Degrees: Study two major modules at the same time, like Applied Math and Engineering or Kinesiology                   Professional second-entry programs
    and Music. Talk with your academic counsellor in first year to explore your options and create a plan.                           Second-entry programs require some years of undergraduate study before you can start. At Western, we offer second-
    Combined Degrees: Combine your degree with one of Western’s professional Faculties, like the Ivey Business School,               entry undergraduate programs in business, dentistry, law, education and medicine. Read more about these programs on
    Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry or Western Law.                                                                          pages 47-53.

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What do you want to study?
     Faculty of Arts & Humanities (Page 10)                                                                                                                           Faculty of Health Sciences (Pages 18-23)
     Areas of Study                                                       ƒƒ Intercultural Communications               Certificates
                                                                             (Arabic/Japanese)*                                                                       Health Sciences                                Kinesiology                                    Nursing
     ƒƒ Art History                                                       ƒƒ Italian Language and Culture               ƒƒ   Certificate in Art History
     ƒƒ Art History and Museum Studies†                                                                                 ƒƒ   Certificate in Business French           (Page 18)                                      (Page 20)                                      (Page 22)
                                                                          ƒƒ Latin*
     ƒƒ Art History and Studio Arts†                                      ƒƒ Linguistics†                               ƒƒ   Certificate in Ethics
     ƒƒ Arts and Humanities (SASAH)                                                                                     ƒƒ   Certificates in Intercultural
                                                                          ƒƒ Medieval Studies                                                                         Areas of Study                                 Areas of Study                                 Areas of Study
     ƒƒ Classical Studies†                                                ƒƒ Museum and Curatorial Studies
                                                                                                                             Communications for:
     ƒƒ Comparative Literature and Culture*                                                                                                                           ƒƒ   Health Sciences†
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ƒƒ   Kinesiology (BA)                          ƒƒ Western-Fanshawe
                                                                          ƒƒ Philosophy†                                      ƒƒ Arabic      ƒƒ Japanese
     ƒƒ Creative Writing and English                                                                                                                                  ƒƒ   Health and Aging                          ƒƒ   Kinesiology (BSc)                            Collaborative BScN
                                                                          ƒƒ Philosophy of Science*                           ƒƒ German      ƒƒ Spanish
        Language and Literature†                                                                                                                                      ƒƒ   Health Sciences with Biology              ƒƒ   Clinical Kinesiology (BA)                 ƒƒ Compressed Time Frame (CTF)
                                                                          ƒƒ Photography*                                     ƒƒ Italian
     ƒƒ Creative Writing*                                                                                                                                             ƒƒ   Health Promotion                          ƒƒ   Sport Management† (BA)                       BScN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Academic Choices by Faculty
                                                                          ƒƒ Popular Literature and Cultural Studies*   ƒƒ Certificate in Museum and
     ƒƒ Digital Humanities*                                                                                                                                           ƒƒ   Rehabilitation Sciences
                                                                          ƒƒ Sexuality Studies                             Curatorial Studies
     ƒƒ Digital Spanish*
                                                                          ƒƒ Spanish                                    ƒƒ Certificate in Photography                                                                Degrees                                        Degrees
     ƒƒ English for Teachers*                                                                                                                                         Degree
                                                                          ƒƒ Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures†    ƒƒ Certificate in Practical French                                                           ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Kinesiology         ƒƒ Bachelor of Science in Nursing
     ƒƒ English Language and Literature†
                                                                          ƒƒ Studio Arts†                               ƒƒ Certificate in Practical German            ƒƒ Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)          ƒƒ Bachelor of Science (BSc) – Kinesiology        (BScN)
     ƒƒ Ethics*
                                                                          ƒƒ Theatre Studies                            ƒƒ Certificate in Practical Italian
     ƒƒ Feminist, Queer and Critical Race Theory*
                                                                          ƒƒ Visual Arts                                ƒƒ Certificate in Practical Spanish
     ƒƒ Film Studies†
                                                                          ƒƒ Women’s Studies†                           ƒƒ Certificate in Professional
     ƒƒ French Studies†
                                                                          ƒƒ Writing Studies*                              Communication
     ƒƒ General Cinema Studies*
                                                                                                                        ƒƒ Certificate in Studio Arts
     ƒƒ General English*
                                                                          Degrees                                       ƒƒ Certificate in Theatre Arts
     ƒƒ German Language and Culture
                                                                                                                        ƒƒ Certificate in Writing
     ƒƒ Global Gender Studies†                                            ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA)
     ƒƒ Greek and Latin Literature*                                       ƒƒ Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
     ƒƒ Greek and Latin*                                                                                                Diplomas
     ƒƒ Greek and Roman Archaeology*                                                                                    ƒƒ   Diploma in Business French
     ƒƒ Greek and Roman History*                                                                                        ƒƒ   Diploma in Ethics
     ƒƒ Greek*                                                                                                          ƒƒ   Diploma in Practical French
                                                                                                                        ƒƒ   Diploma in Writing
                                                                                                                        ƒƒ   Diploma in Professional Communication
    *Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone.

     Faculty of Engineering (Page 14)                                                                                                                                 Faculty of Information & Media Studies (Page 24)
     Areas of Study                                                       Computer Engineering                          Degree                                        Areas of Study                                 Degrees                                        Certificate
                                                                          ƒƒ Electronic Devices for Ubiquitous          ƒƒ Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc)
     Biomedical Engineering^                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT)†   ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Media Information   ƒƒ Certificate in Digital
                                                                             Computing
                                                                                                                                                                      ƒƒ Media & the Public Interest (MPI)              & Technoculture                                Communications
     Chemical Engineering†˜                                               ƒƒ Software Systems for Ubiquitous
                                                                             Computing                                  Certificates                                                                                 ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Media &
     ƒƒ Chemical Engineering                                                                                                                                                                                            the Public Interest
                                                                                                                        ƒƒ Engineering Leadership and Innovation
     ƒƒ Biochemical and Environmental                                     Electrical Engineering†˜
                                                                                                                           Certificate
        Engineering
                                                                          Integrated Engineering†˜                      ƒƒ Practical Elements of Mechanical
     Civil Engineering†˜                                                                                                   Engineering
     ƒƒ Environmental Engineering                                         Mechanical Engineering†˜
     ƒƒ Structural Engineering
                                                                          Mechatronic Systems Engineering†˜
     ƒƒ Environmental Engineering with
        International Development                                         Software Engineering†˜
     ƒƒ Structural Engineering with
        International Development
    ˆMust be combined with Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic Systems Engineering

6                        Combine your degree with Business or Law                                                                                                    †Can be combined with the Ivey Business School                   ~Can be combined with the Faculty of Law                                7
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What do you want to study?                                                                                                                                                                                           Your degree. Your choice.

    Faculty of Science (Page 32)                                                                                                                                                                                          Don Wright Faculty of Music (Page 28)
    Areas of Study                                                           ƒƒ   Financial Modelling†                                               ƒƒ Medical Physics                                                   Areas of Study                                                         ƒƒ Popular Music Studies (BA)                     Diplomas
                                                                             ƒƒ   Game Development*                                                  ƒƒ Neuroscience†                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Western-Fanshawe Collaborative
    ƒƒ Actuarial Science          †
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Composition (BMus)                                                                                                    ƒƒ One-Year Artist Diploma
                                                                             ƒƒ   Genetics†                                                          ƒƒ Physics†                                                                                                                                    Music Recording Arts (BMusA – MIA)
    ƒƒ Advanced Chemistry*                                                                                                                                                                                                ƒƒ Dance* (BA)                                                                                                           ƒƒ Music Performance Diploma
                                                                             ƒƒ   Genetics and Biochemistry†                                         ƒƒ Physics of Materials*
    ƒƒ Advanced Physics*                                                                                                                                                                                                  ƒƒ Music† (BA)
                                                                             ƒƒ   Geology†                                                           ƒƒ Planetary Science and Space Exploration*                                                                                                 Degrees
    ƒƒ Animal Behaviour†                                                                                                                                                                                                  ƒƒ Music Administrative Studies (BA)
                                                                             ƒƒ   Geology and Biology†                                               ƒƒ Scientific Computing and
    ƒƒ Applications of Computer Science*                                                                                                                                                                                  ƒƒ Music Education (BMus)                                              ƒƒ Bachelor of Music (BMus)
                                                                             ƒƒ   Geology Program for                                                   Numerical Methods
    ƒƒ Applied Financial Modelling*                                               Professional Registration†                                         ƒƒ Software Engineering*                                             ƒƒ Music History (BMus)                                                ƒƒ Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMusA)
    ƒƒ Applied Mathematical Methods                                          ƒƒ   Geophysics Program for                                             ƒƒ Statistics†                                                       ƒƒ Music Theory (BMus)                                                 ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA)
    ƒƒ Applied Mathematics†                                                       Professional Registration†                                         ƒƒ Synthetic Biology†                                                ƒƒ Musical Arts† (BMusA)
    ƒƒ Applied Statistics                                                    ƒƒ   High Performance Computing*                                        ƒƒ Theoretical Computer Science*                                     ƒƒ Performance – Orchestral Instrument

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Academic Choices by Faculty
    ƒƒ Astrophysics†                                                         ƒƒ   Information Systems†                                               ƒƒ Theoretical Physics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (BMus)
    ƒƒ Biochemistry and Chemistry†                                           ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Biology                                                                                                         ƒƒ Performance – Piano (BMus)
    ƒƒ Biodiversity and Conservation†                                        ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Chemistry                                  Foods and Nutrition                                                  ƒƒ Performance – Voice (BMus)
    ƒƒ Bioinformatics                                                        ƒƒ   Integrated Science with                                            ƒƒ Food Science and Technology**
    ƒƒ Biology                                                                                                                                       ƒƒ Nutrition and Dietetics**

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Faculty of Social Science (Page 40)
                                                                                  Computer Science
    ƒƒ Chemistry†                                                            ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Earth Sciences
    ƒƒ Computer Algebra*                                                     ƒƒ   Integrated Science with                                            Degree
    ƒƒ Computer Hardware Design*                                                  Environmental Science
    ƒƒ Computer Science†                                                                                                                             ƒƒ Bachelor of Science (BSc)
                                                                             ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Genetics                                                                                                                                                                               ƒƒ Geography (BA and BSc)†                        ƒƒ Politics, Philosophy and Economics
    ƒƒ Conceptual Astronomy*                                                 ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Areas of Study
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Geography and Commercial Aviation                – Economics Concentration†
    ƒƒ Data Science†                                                         ƒƒ   Integrated Science with Physics                                    Diploma                                                              ƒƒ American Cultural Studies                                              Management                                     ƒƒ Psychology (BA and BSc)†
    ƒƒ Ecosystem Health                                                      ƒƒ   Materials Science†                                                                                                                      ƒƒ American Studies
                                                                                                                                                     ƒƒ Diploma in Game Development                                                                                                              ƒƒ Global Economics                               ƒƒ Public History*
    ƒƒ Environmental Geoscience*†                                            ƒƒ   Mathematical and Numerical Methods*                                                                                                     ƒƒ Anthropology                                                        ƒƒ Global Gender Studies                          ƒƒ Refugee and Migrant Studies*
    ƒƒ Environmental Geoscience Program for                                  ƒƒ   Mathematical and Statistical Sciences†                                                                                                  ƒƒ Archaeology and Biological Anthropology                             ƒƒ Global Justice                                 ƒƒ Sexuality Studies
       Professional Registration†                                            ƒƒ   Mathematics†                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Criminology                                                         ƒƒ History                                        ƒƒ Sociocultural Anthropology
    ƒƒ Environmental Science†                                                ƒƒ   Mathematics in Society†                                                                                                                 ƒƒ DAN Management                                                      ƒƒ Indigenous Studies                             ƒƒ Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (see pages 44-45 for more information)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ International Relations†                       ƒƒ Transitional Justice and Post-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Democratic Governance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Jewish Studies                                    Conflict Reconstruction*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Developmental Cognitive                                                                                               ƒƒ Urban Development†
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Linguistics

    Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) (Page 36)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Neuroscience – BSc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Linguistic Anthropology                        ƒƒ Women’s Studies**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Economics†
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Middle East Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Environment and Culture*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Physical Geography                             Degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Environment and Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Political Science†
    Areas of Study                                                                                               ƒƒ   Medical Cell Biology                                                                                ƒƒ Feminist, Queer and Critical Race Theory*                                                                             ƒƒ Bachelor of Arts (BA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ƒƒ Politics, Philosophy and Economics –
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Medical Health Informatics                                                                          ƒƒ Financial Economics                                                                                                   ƒƒ Bachelor of Science (BSc)
    ƒƒ   Biochemistry      †                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Politics and Philosophy Concentration†
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Microbiology and Immunology                                                                         ƒƒ Geographic Information Science
    ƒƒ   Biochemistry and Cancer Biology                                                                                                                                                                                     (BA and BSc)
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Microbiology and Immunology with Pathology
    ƒƒ   Biochemistry and Cell Biology
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Neuroscience (leads to BSc degree)
    ƒƒ   Biochemistry and Pathology of Human Disease

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DAN Department of Management &
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   One Health
    ƒƒ   Biochemistry of Infection and Immunity
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Pathology
    ƒƒ   Chemical Biology
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Pharmacology

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Organizational Studies (Page 44)
    ƒƒ   Computational Biochemistry
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Physiology
    ƒƒ   Epidemiology and Biostatistics
                                                                                                                 ƒƒ   Physiology and Pharmacology
    ƒƒ   Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences†
    ƒƒ   Medical Biophysics and Biochemistry
    ƒƒ   Medical Biophysics with the following concentrations:                                                   Degrees                                                                                                  Areas of Study                                                         Degree
           ƒƒ Biological Sciences                                                                                ƒƒ Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc)                                                                   ƒƒ Accounting                                                          ƒƒ Bachelor of Management & Organizational Studies (BMOS)
           ƒƒ Clinical Physics                                                                                   ƒƒ Bachelor of Science (BSc)                                                                             ƒƒ Commercial Aviation Management (CAM)
           ƒƒ Medical Sciences                                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Consumer Behavior
           ƒƒ Physical Science                                                                                                                                                                                            ƒƒ Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ƒƒ Human Resource Management
    * Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone.                                                                                                                                                   ƒƒ Management and Legal Studies
    **	Programs and Modules for Foods and Nutrition are offered through Brescia 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 welcome to apply to Main Campus.                                                                                                                                                           *Available as a minor only. Cannot be completed alone as a degree. **Housed in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

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Arts & Humanities
     uwo.ca/arts | arts@uwo.ca | 519.661.3043

     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     CLASSICAL STUDIES
     ENGLISH AND WRITING STUDIES
     MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
     FRENCH STUDIES
     FILM STUDIES
     LINGUISTICS
     PHILOSOPHY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arts & Humanities
     SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES IN
     THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
     VISUAL ARTS
     WOMEN’S STUDIES AND FEMINIST RESEARCH
         See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
         and certificates on pages 6-9

     TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL
      ƒƒ Internships
      ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
      ƒƒ Fieldwork
      ƒƒ Job Shadow
      ƒƒ International Learning
      ƒƒ Research
      ƒƒ Combined Degree with the Ivey Business School
      ƒƒ Certificates and Diplomas

       Study Ontario’s most unique liberal arts program                       Fund your studies                    Explore internships in museums,                     Study in inspiring spaces
       Engage with society’s global challenges through our unique liberal     $1.5M+ is available in awards,       publishing, theatre and more                        University College, shown here, is home to the Faculty
       arts program in the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts &          scholarships and bursaries           Complete an internship in your third year and       of Arts & Humanities within Western’s iconic tower.
       Humanities. You will have a transformative education that includes     to incoming and continuing           beyond. Gain resumé-building skills and practical   The building was recently renovated to offer you
       interdisciplinary studies, second language acquisition, experiential   students to fund study and           knowledge so you graduate career ready.             more community space and improved technology
       learning, engagement with the digital world and international travel   travel opportunities.                                                                    while maintaining the old-school charm with wooden
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       and exchange.                                                                                                                                                   beams, stained glass windows and a majestic exterior.

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“Western gives you the opportunity to learn
     through experience. My internship at the
     Westland Gallery rounded out my degree and
     challenged me in ways I didn’t know possible.”
                                                                                        Adam Mulder
                                                    Honours Specialization in Art History and Museum Studies
                                                              Editor-in-Chief, the Museum Studies Collective

                                                                                                                                                                                  Arts & Humanities
        DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE
        Enjoy flexibility in programs that allow you to explore a range of
        interests. Study with internationally recognized researchers and
        award-winning teachers. Whether you already have a clear career
        path in mind or are still exploring your options, a world of opportunity
        awaits you here at Western.

        GET INVOLVED
        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. Act in our Summer Shakespeare program.

        STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
        University College, home to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities
        (and Western’s iconic tower), is ready to welcome you after an
        extensive revitalization project. The new space features multi-level,
        open-concept student space, contemporary classroom space and
        improved technology and a brighter, more accessible building overall.
        Positioned in the heart of Western’s Main Campus, University College
        is an inspiring setting for twenty-first-century learning.

        PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
        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.
                                                                                                               Learning the business side of things
        Graduate with two degrees in less time than it would take to
                                                                                                               Adam recently completed an internship at Westland Gallery, a
        complete them separately by pursuing a combined degree with the
                                                                                                               commercial gallery in London, Ont. He learned how to curate art,
        Ivey Business School.
                                                                                                               install and archive it.
        Attend our career and alumni networking events. Participate in                                         Learn more about Adam’s experience at Western and beyond:
        workshops through Western’s Academic Support & Engagement area.                                        welcome.uwo.ca/experience

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Engineering
     eng.uwo.ca | futurewe@uwo.ca | 519.661.2130

     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
     CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
     CIVIL ENGINEERING
     COMPUTER ENGINEERING
     ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
     INTEGRATED ENGINEERING
     MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Engineering
     MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
     SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
          See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
          and certificates on pages 6-9

     TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE
     NEXT LEVEL
     ƒƒ  Co-op/Internship
     ƒƒ   International Activities
     ƒƒ   Research
     ƒƒ   Externship
     ƒƒ  Engineering Leadership and
         Innovation Certificate
     ƒƒ Combined Degrees with the
         Ivey Business School, Western Law

      Get involved                                                      Learn in the real world                          Design health solutions with Biomedical Engineering
      More than 500 Western Engineering students participate in         Last year, more than 50% of Western              Western’s Biomedical Engineering program is designed to be taken as a five-year combined degree in conjunction
      faculty-based groups, clubs and teams, university-wide programs   Engineering students graduated with co-op,       with a core engineering discipline. Students spend the summer between Year 4 and 5 at a co-op placement or
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      and volunteer opportunities, gaining hands-on engineering         internship or research experience.               undertaking an intensive research experience.
      experience and building networks of friends.

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“I love the Combined Degree option with Ivey
     because it allows me to pursue my passion
     for cosmetics and business. With chemical
     engineering, I learn how to make the cosmetics.
     With business, I learn how to sell the products.”
                                                                                     Shoshauna Oryema
                                                                                    Chemical Engineering and Ivey

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                    PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     Common First Year                                                   Become a Leader
     Develop a close bond with your first-year classmates in a cohort    Build a great engineering career based on
     of approximately 600 students. Explore all areas of engineering     leadership and innovation. Western offers
     before selecting your program of choice at the end of first year.   a Combined Degree with Ivey (HBA) where
     Define your academic experience in flexible and exciting ways.      graduates are prepared to work in nearly
     Create your own academic journey tailored to your individual        every industry. Or you can choose to

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Engineering
     interests and aspirations.                                          enhance your degree with the Engineering
                                                                         Leadership and Innovation Certificate.
     GET INVOLVED                                                        Network with current students in programs
     Internships, Co-ops and Externships                                 such as our Super Tutor program (all
     Gain hands-on experience with a year-long internship and/or a       students) or our Big Sister/Little Sister
     summer co-op. Enhance your engineering education with our           mentorship program (female students).
     Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering externship in          Secure your first job with help from
     collaboration with Fanshawe College.                                Western Engineering’s Career Services
     Student Clubs                                                       Office which offers resumé and cover letter
     Get involved with teams such as Formula Racing, Concrete Canoe,     review, interview preparation and career
     Toboggan Team, SunStang, WE MARS, the Women in Engineering          planning meetings to assist you in finding
     student group and many more.                                        employment opportunities that are right
                                                                         for you.
     International Exchanges
                                                                         Combined Degrees
     Internationalize your engineering experience with the Civil
     Engineering International Development Program, Engineers            Graduate with two degrees in less time
     Without Borders, faculty-led study abroad courses, exchanges        than it would take to complete them
     and/or research-funded opportunities.                               individually through a Combined Degree
                                                                         with Ivey, Western Law or Biomedical
     STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                                Engineering.
     Collaborate with other students in spacious lounges, study spaces   Linamar Scholarships for Women
     and an artisan eatery within our four engineering buildings on      in Engineering and Business
     Western’s campus.                                                   This scholarship supports up to 10 female
     Learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories such as       students entering HBA 1 with the intention
     the Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion (Western’s first LEED        of completing the Combined Degree in
                                                                         Engineering and Ivey (BESc/HBA) with          Looking at things in a different way
     Gold certified ‘green building’) which hosts space for student
     engagement and educational experiences through hands-on             the following: half tuition costs for the     Shoshauna has been learning about chemical engineering in the labs and
     design opportunities.                                               rest of your undergraduate degree, an         classrooms at Western. She has also travelled to France to experience the
                                                                         automatic summer co-op position with          industrial side of engineering and now sees the world in a different way.
     Design your future in the LEED Platinum certified, Amit Chakma      Linamar Corporation and guaranteed            Learn more about Shoshauna’s experience at Western and beyond:
     Engineering Building. Equipped with design labs and active          employment at Linamar Corporation upon        welcome.uwo.ca/experience
     learning spaces, the Amit Chakma Engineering Building was built     the conclusion of your degree.
     for experiential and co-curricular learning.

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Health Sciences
     uwo.ca/fhs/shs | shsinfo@uwo.ca | 519.661.4119

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                  STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     Develop an appreciation for the world’s emerging health issues    HEALTH SCIENCES
     and be inspired to think globally and strategically to create
     innovative solutions.                                             HEALTH AND AGING

     Build your own degree with a variety of module and elective       HEALTH SCIENCES WITH BIOLOGY
     options that allow you to tailor your program of study to meet    HEALTH PROMOTION
     your interests.
                                                                       REHABILITATION SCIENCES
     Focus your learning experience on improving human health
     and developing unique skills and perspectives to tackle health-        See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
                                                                            and certificates on pages 6-9
     related issues affecting people in all corners of the world.
     Examine health through a variety of lenses to gain an
     appreciation for how social, political, economic and
     environmental factors impact people throughout their lives.       TAKE YOUR STUDIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Health Sciences
     GET INVOLVED                                                      TO THE NEXT LEVEL
     Community Service Learning                                        ƒƒ   Internship
     Work with local organizations and develop real solutions to       ƒƒ   Community Engaged Learning
     health-related issues facing seniors in the community through a   ƒƒ   Fieldwork
     course called Gerontology in Practice.                            ƒƒ   International Learning
     International Experiences                                         ƒƒ   Research
     Explore health and wellness on an international scale through     ƒƒ   Combined Degree with the
     the Leaders of the Future internship program at globally               Ivey Business School
     impactful agencies like the World Health Organization.
     Learning It Together
     Participate in a student-run health promotion program that        PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     aims to improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-living skills      Attend our annual Career Directions Fair that
     in elementary school children through mentorship and role         brings students together with employers and
     modelling.                                                        graduate schools to help you explore your career
     Health Care Challenge                                             options.
     In this case-based competition, work with a team of your          Build a skillset and knowledge base that will
     classmates and apply knowledge gained in the classroom to         prepare you for a variety of careers in health-
     develop ideas for building resilient health systems in Canada     related fields. Take your health-related knowledge
     and beyond.                                                       and pursue a research degree or a career in
                                                                       medicine or dentistry.
     STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
                                                                       Graduate with two degrees in less time than it
     Take a virtual tour of the human body in Western’s 3-D            would take to complete them individually through
     Anatatorium, which uses advanced technology to give you a         a combined degree with the Ivey Business School.
     comprehensive understanding of anatomy.                                                                                       Shifting our focus to kindness
     Conduct research in labs dedicated to health promotion,                                                                       Many opportunities exist for you to make a difference. You can participate in
     knowledge translation, and health and aging to apply what you                                                                 the Learning It Together program like the student seen above who became a
     have learned in the classroom.
                                                                         Make a difference                                         role model to these children, helping them improve their reading, writing and
     Turn the community into a classroom and study with world-class                                                                mathematical skills.
                                                                         Community engaged learning courses help you impact
     researchers to develop a deeper understanding of areas such         the health and wellness of your local community.          Katie (pictured left) recently completed an independent study working on a
                                                                                                                                   kindness project investigating the mental health of undergraduate students
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     as health and aging, health promotion, health-care systems
     development, and child and youth health.                                                                                      using kindness as an intervention.
                                                                                                                                   Learn more about Katie’s experience at Western: welcome.uwo.ca/experience

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Kinesiology
     uwo.ca/fhs/kin | kinug@uwo.ca | 519.661.3092

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                           STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     Focus on areas such as human movement and rehabilitation, fitness          KINESIOLOGY (BA)
     and exercise, sport management and the cultural impact of sport.
                                                                                KINESIOLOGY (BSc)
     Explore all areas of Kinesiology in first year through a common set
     of courses and elective options. Then, you will select your preferred      CLINICAL KINESIOLOGY (BA)
     module before entering second year.                                        SPORT MANAGEMENT (BA)
     Our kinesiology movement modules connect the theory and                          See complete list of programs, degrees,
     practice of physical activity by helping you develop leadership,                 diplomas and certificates on pages 6-9
     communication and coaching skills across a variety of sports
     and activities.
     Take the theory learned in the classroom and apply it in the field with
     an internship or practicum placement in fourth year.                       TAKE YOUR STUDIES
                                                                                TO THE NEXT LEVEL
     GET INVOLVED
                                                                                 ƒƒ   Internship
     International Experiences
                                                                                 ƒƒ   Community Engaged Learning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kinesiology
     Spend a semester on an exchange at one of 14 partner institutions
                                                                                 ƒƒ   Practicum
     around the globe and discover the international power of physical
     activity and sport.                                                         ƒƒ   International Learning
                                                                                 ƒƒ   Research
     Learning It Together
     Participate in a student-run health promotion program that aims to
                                                                                 ƒƒ   Combined Degree with the
     improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-living skills in elementary               Ivey Business School
     school children through mentorship and role modelling.
     Practicum and Internships
     Gain hands-on experience through practical learning opportunities in       PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     areas such as community sport, athletic therapy, and activity and aging.
                                                                                Meet with academic counsellors who
     Student Clubs and Councils                                                 are available to assist you with questions
     Join the Kinesiology Students’ Association, Kinesiology Winter             related to your work inside and outside
     Special Games, Faculty of Health Sciences Dream Team, help                 the classroom.
     support Camp Trillium and more.                                            Attend our annual Career Directions
                                                                                Fair that brings students together with
     STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                                       graduate schools and employers to help
     Learn from world-class researchers in labs and facilities that examine     you explore your options.
     areas of Kinesiology such as brain and heart health, biomechanics,         Become a Registered Kinesiologist
     joint rehabilitation and protective athletic equipment.                    through the College of Kinesiologists
     Examine physical activity and health as it relates to older adults         of Ontario and help create a healthier
     through the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging’s research labs         Ontario as part of a health-care team or
     and community-based outreach programs.                                     workplace health and safety unit.
     Help establish new rehabilitation protocols for some of Canada’s most                                                          Gaining hands-on experience
     common injuries in the Wolf Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory.                                                                Jennifer (left) is taking full advantage of the opportunity to learn from
                                                                                Choose your own adventure                           physiotherapists at Fowler Kennedy (shown above), a leading centre
     Discover what motivates people to make exercise a part of their
                                                                                With a variety of program options and               for sport & exercise medicine located on Western’s Main Campus. As a
     daily lives in the Exercise and Health Psychology Laboratory, and
                                                                                two degree types to choose from, make               student in the Athletic Injury Program, Jennifer has an open door to Fowler
     gain insight into how physical activity can help break down the social
                                                                                your Kinesiology degree exactly what                to shadow the physiotherapists and ask them questions. Experiences likes
     barriers of disability with researchers working in the field to make                                                           this are preparing Jennifer to succeed in a career of her choice.
                                                                                you want it to be.
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     communities more accessible.
                                                                                                                                    Learn more about Jennifer’s experience at Western:
                                                                                                                                    welcome.uwo.ca/experience

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Nursing
     uwo.ca/fhs/nursing | nurse@uwo.ca | 519.661.3395

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a             WESTERN-FANSHAWE COLLABORATIVE BScN
     Registered Nurse through theory courses, professional practice,      Admission to this four-year Bachelor of Science in
     case-based learning and simulated clinical education.                Nursing Degree (BScN) program is based on secondary
     Develop clinical skills and confidence in a lab setting in one of    school prerequisites (or equivalents). This program is
                                                                          offered at both Western and Fanshawe College, with
     our state-of-the-art simulation suites before embarking on your
                                                                          the same curriculum taught at each site.
     first practical placement.
     Learn from faculty with varied backgrounds and diverse                  WESTERN SITE
                                                                             Students study at Western University for all four
     interests in areas such as mental health, homelessness, health
                                                                             years of the program.
     informatics and technology, pediatric health, global health,
     aging and rural health.                                                 FANSHAWE SITE
                                                                             Students study at Fanshawe College for the first
     Get a head start on your career with our Accelerated Year 4             two years before moving to Western for years three
     option that allows some students to graduate one semester early.        and four.
     Join the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association, the national
                                                                          COMPRESSED TIME FRAME (CTF) BScN
     voice of nursing students in Canada.                                 Offered at Western only, the 19-month CTF program

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Nursing
                                                                          is designed for students who already hold a university
     GET INVOLVED                                                         degree or have completed at least two years of
     Professional Practice Placements                                     university study.
     Become a leader in health-care delivery by developing skills              See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
     and knowledge in a variety of health-care settings throughout             and certificates on pages 6-9
     southwestern Ontario, including hospitals, long-term care
     facilities, public health units and community support agencies.
                                                                          PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     International Experience
                                                                          Enter the workforce immediately after graduation,
     Complete a course in global health and consider applying for
                                                                          further your education with a graduate degree or
     an associated elective placement in Rwanda to gain global
                                                                          advocate for health and wellness in other ways. Our
     perspectives on health issues and other health-care systems.
                                                                          academic counsellors are available to assist you with
     Learning It Together                                                 questions related to your work inside and outside
     Participate in a student-run health promotion program that aims to   the classroom.
     improve literacy, numeracy and healthy-living skills in elementary   Attend our annual Career Directions Fair that brings
     school children through mentorship and role modelling.               students together with graduate schools and
     Student Clubs and Councils                                           employers to help you explore your options.
     Join the Western-Fanshawe Nursing Students’ Association,             Network with nurses in the area through
     Nursing Games, Faculty of Health Sciences Dream Team or              organizations such as the Iota Omicron chapter of
     represent Western on national and provincial nursing associations.   Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of
                                                                          Nursing and the Registered Nurses’ Association of
     STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                                 Ontario (RNAO).
     Study in the new $41-million building that is home to the Arthur                                                                  Working together for success
     Labatt Family School of Nursing.                                                                                                  Rachel loves studying at Western because of the community.
                                                                                                                                       Everyone in the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing wants
     Develop professional skills in Nursing’s simulated clinical          Hands-on experiences
                                                                                                                                       to succeed so everyone is willing to help one another. She
     education suites that advance your education with the latest         Beginning in first year, you will be learning the hands-on   appreciates the great interaction with faculty members in the
     technology and award-winning instructors.                            skills to provide care in a variety of health settings.      simulation labs to set you up for your practicum in the hospital.
     Take a virtual tour of the human body in Western’s 3-D                                                                            Learn more about Rachel’s experience at Western:
     Anatatorium, which uses advanced technology to give you a                                                                         welcome.uwo.ca/experience
     comprehensive understanding of anatomy.

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Information &
     Media Studies
     fims.uwo.ca | fims@uwo.ca | 519.661.3542

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Information & Media Studies
     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     MEDIA, INFORMATION & TECHNOCULTURE (MIT)
     MEDIA & THE PUBLIC INTEREST (MPI)
           See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
           and certificates on pages 6-9

     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
      ƒƒ Certificate in Digital Communications

     Gain relevant work experience                            Hands-on experience                                      Go international                          Entertain many options for your future
     Test-drive real careers in media through an              Complement your degree by gaining hands-on               Every year, more than 50 third-year MIT   Lia Karidas, BA (Hons)’10 (MIT), MA’12 (Popular Music and Culture)
     internship with local industry partners.                 experience with student media on campus, including       and MPI students take advantage of        has taken the live entertainment industry by storm having worked in
                                                              Western TV, The Gazette (Western’s student               international exchange opportunities.     fundraising, event coordination, project management and marketing.
                                                              newspaper) and CHRW Radio Western.                                                                 Currently residing in Montreal, Lia is a Senior Marketing Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                 for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
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“My internship at Rogers Media Inc. has given me a
     holistic understanding of how a media organization
     works. It has also given me exposure to different
     careers in promotional marketing, copywriting,
     branding and broadcast television.”
                                                                                                      Asha Sivarajah
                                   Honours Specialization in Media, Information & Technoculture, Minor in Political Science

                                                                      International Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information & Media Studies
     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE
     Learn about fake news, the power of social media and how         Study abroad in popular exchange
     Facebook and Google profit from your online profiles.            destinations such as Australia, New
                                                                      Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and
     Conduct research, write essays and debate a wide range
                                                                      the United Kingdom. Every year, more
     of media topics.
                                                                      than 50 upper-year FIMS students take
     Uncover the controversies swirling around large data             advantage of international exchange
     breaches and mass surveillance.                                  and study abroad opportunities.
     Discover how money, politics, culture and society interact       Volunteer Opportunities
     with and influence technologies like smart phones, social        Meet new friends and gain experience
     media and digital advertising. FIMS will teach you why           by volunteering with the Street Team,
     these things matter.                                             OPENWIDE magazine or the FIMS
     Develop your media production knowledge. Study media             Ambassador Team.
     and understand how to produce it.                                Complement your degree by getting
     Create media and develop creative content through                hands-on experience with student
     elective courses.                                                media on campus. Western TV, The
                                                                      Gazette (Western’s student newspaper)
     Study Media & the Public Interest (MPI). Connect
                                                                      and CHRW Radio Western provide
     communication and media studies to issues such as
                                                                      great opportunities to produce content
     democracy, equity, class, race and gender. MPI begins in
                                                                      for the campus community.
     second year and builds on the foundation provided by the
     MIT program.
                                                                      PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     GET INVOLVED                                                     Meet notable alumni during our annual
                                                                      Faculty Career Conference.
     Practical Experiences
     Take your skills out of the classroom and gain additional        Attend workshops and how-to sessions
     experience through internships, MPI community-engaged            with industry partners and polish
     learning placements, study-travel courses and course-            your resumé, job search strategy and
     based experiential learning opportunities.                       professionalism with the help of our
                                                                      FIMS Career Services team.
     Graduate with an advanced ability to analyze media and
     apply that knowledge to a wide array of potential careers        What you choose to do with your FIMS
     in media-related industries.                                     degree is up to you, but we have the
                                                                      academic advising and career support                    Creating the best experience
     Gain the confidence you need to enter our ever-changing          in place to help you explore your                       Spencer is an MIT student with a Music Minor. He is excited about
     world as a knowledgeable, forward-thinking and analytical        options and develop a plan for success                  the full range of topics he gets to study within FIMS including
     marketer, digital content creator, journalist, media producer,   after graduation.                                       business, marketing and advertising while applying his creative
     broadcaster, communications or business professional,                                                                    output in production fields such as film, music, design and art.
     and many other possibilities.                                                                                            Learn more about Spencer’s experience at Western:
                                                                                                                              welcome.uwo.ca/experience

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Music
     music.uwo.ca | music@uwo.ca | 519.661.2044

     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     COMPOSITION
     MUSIC EDUCATION
     MUSIC HISTORY
     MUSIC THEORY
     PERFORMANCE
     MUSICAL ARTS
     POPULAR MUSIC STUDIES
     MUSIC RECORDING ARTS
     (COMBINED WITH FANSHAWE COLLEGE)
     MUSIC ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Music
          See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
          and certificates on pages 6-9

     TAKE YOUR STUDIES
     TO THE NEXT LEVEL
     ƒƒ Internship
     ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
     ƒƒ Fieldwork
     ƒƒ International Learning
     ƒƒ Research
     ƒƒ Combined Degree with the
        Ivey Business School
     ƒƒ Modules in Music and Dance

      Global education                                       Transferable skills                                                 Ensembles                                      Performances
      Dozens of visiting artists, educators,                 All music programs help develop transferable skills including       Music students can join large and small        More than 400 concerts and events
      composers and scholars from around                     leadership, communication, confidence, creativity, critical         ensembles, and various chamber ensembles.      each year, including two fully staged
      the world bring global artistry and                    thinking, social awareness and self-discipline for both music   J

                                                                                                                                 All Western students, regardless of program,   opera productions with orchestra and
      perspective each year.                                 and non-music careers.                                              can audition for large ensembles.              150+ student recitals (Quincy Doenges,
                                                                                                                                                                                percussion, pictured above).

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“One of the amazing resources we have here at Western
     is a recording studio where we write, record and
     produce music. We make our music come to life.”
                                                                                                                                           Kendra Miller
                                                                                                Popular Music Studies and Women’s Studies

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                          ACCESS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
     Become part of a close-knit community of students,        AND RESOURCES
     faculty and staff. We are perfectly sized to contribute   Perform and learn in our new building that offers
     to a supportive learning environment while – as one       the best learning environment for academic and
     of the largest music faculties in Canada – offering an    performance studies including 100+ practice rooms,
     exceptional range of musical and academic options,        large and small rehearsal rooms and studios.
     starting with a common first year.
                                                               Showcase your many talents in our 400-seat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Music
     Participate in one-on-one weekly lessons with             Paul Davenport Theatre (capable of presenting
     the finest musicians from around the world and a          fully staged opera productions with orchestra),
     student-peer mentoring program.                           250-seat von Kuster Hall, 48-seat recital hall, high-
     Access a broad range of specialized course                definition video and audio recording with streaming
     offerings including The 21st-Century Musician, Music      capabilities and Composition & Electro Acoustic
     and Politics, and Progressive Music Pedagogies. We        Research & Performance (CEARP) facility.
     offer numerous opportunities to combine music with        Access a wide variety of instruments, including
     other subjects.                                           hundreds of wind instruments maintained by resident
                                                               technicians; grand, digital and acoustic pianos; and
     GET INVOLVED                                              more than 40 valuable string instruments and bows for
     Real-world Experiences                                    loan. The Music Library’s holdings are among the most
     Participate in fieldwork opportunities in Lucca, Italy    expansive in North America, including an impressive
     at the Accademia Europea Dell’Opera.                      general collection and several special collections
                                                               including The Gustav Mahler - Alfred Rosé Collection.
     Engage in culturally relevant teaching and learning
     opportunities in international locales.                   PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
     Design your own experiential learning project             Develop your musical talents, creativity, teamwork
     for credit.                                               skills and confidence to excel in any profession of your
     Capstone Course                                           choice upon graduation.
     Enroll in program-specific capstone projects in           Music Education graduates are guaranteed* entry into
     music research and composition; popular music;            Western’s Bachelor of Education program.
     performance; and music education.                         Alumni are well prepared for graduate studies in a                                          Pursuing her passions
     Student Clubs                                             variety of music and other professional programs.                                           Kendra chose Popular Music Studies at Western because it is one of
     Join the Music Students’ Council, student-run radio                                                                                                   the only programs like it in the country. Plus, you can combine it with
                                                               *Students must meet or exceed the minimum average required by the Faculty of Education.
     show, Music Education Students’ Association and a                                                                                                     a number of other programs at Western. Kendra chose to combine her
     monthly student-oriented magazine.                                                                                                                    Popular Music Studies degree with Women’s Studies, so she did not
                                                                                                                                                           have to choose between her two passions – she can do both!
                                                                                                                                                           Learn more about Kendra’s experience at Western:
                                                                                                                                                           welcome.uwo.ca/experience

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

     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
     ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCES
     FOODS AND NUTRITION
     INTEGRATED SCIENCE
     LIFE SCIENCES
     PHYSICAL SCIENCES
           See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
           and certificates on pages 6-9

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Science
     TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO
     THE NEXT LEVEL
      ƒƒ     Fieldwork
      ƒƒ     Internship
      ƒƒ   Undergraduate Research Opportunities
      ƒƒ   Capstone Projects
      ƒƒ   Community-based Learning
      ƒƒ    International Learning Opportunities
      ƒƒ    Professional Registration Opportunities
      ƒƒ   Degrees with Engineering, the Ivey Business
           School, Music and Nursing

     Get involved                                             Live the science you learn                                        Discover your science                                  Take your studies beyond the classroom
     Seek the best fit, whether in student government,        Apply the knowledge and skills you gain in the classroom to       Explore a wide range of science courses in your        Get hands-on experiential learning through research
     associations, athletic teams or competitions. Become a   the real word. You could study marine environments of the         first year and then build your degree. Develop lab     projects and field courses, like the Earth Sciences
     BUGS representative, member of the national champion     Island of Belize or undertake a research project in fourth        and computing skills in an area of interest during     students (above) who joined graduate students and
     Mustangs, Hackathon competitor, lead HIP HOP dancer in   year working alongside professional scientists or complete        summer research with a member of the faculty.          researchers on a scientific expedition at the Mars Desert
     WOOF or Proteus entrepreneurship innovator.              an eight to 16-month internship to build professional and     J

                                                                                                                                And, if you are interested in global science issues,   Research Station (MDRS), Utah.
                                                              career readiness skills.                                          consider the Integrated Science program.               Photo: Jim Urquhart/Reuters

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“Integrated Science fosters a new way of
     learning. I have changed my study skills, the
     way I work with others and how I consider
     problems. I love the small program dynamic
     of this amazing community. We learn together,
     solve problems together and grow together.”
                                                                                                      Devanshi Shukla
                                                                                                              Integrated Science

     DISCOVER YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                         Study at the Taylor Library, designed especially
     Experience a friendly and creative learning environment. Whether         for Science students. Choose the best study
     you are in a small class of ten or a large lecture hall with every       area for your needs, from silent study and quiet
     seat filled, have your voice heard using clicker survey technology,      group spaces to conversation-friendly zones.
     Twitter messaging or small group discussions.                            Expand your scientific knowledge with some

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Science
     Engage with our 3M National Teaching award-winning instructors           of the most interesting collections on campus
     in class, during office hours, in dedicated collaborative workspaces     including the Biodiversity Gallery housing
     or over the summer as you gain research experience in their labs.        thousands of animal specimens, insects and
                                                                              mollusks and temporary exhibits to raise
     Experiment with a wide spectrum of scientific tools like:                awareness of diminishing biodiversity. Earth
      • PCR for genetic analysis                                              Sciences curates the Western Meteorite Collection
                                                                              which contains nearly 200 different meteorites,
      • Spectrophotometers to characterize heavy metals, polymers             including large portions of several Canadian
        and viruses                                                           meteorite falls like the Tagish Lake carbonaceous
      • Raman lasers that identify organic matter in lunar samples            chondrite.
      • The computer power of SHARCNET to support data crunching
        in computer science, data science and the mathematical                PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
        sciences                                                              Add relevant work experience to your resumé,
                                                                              expand your communications and business skills
     Cultivate critical-thinking and communications skills with group
                                                                              and develop a professional network, all while
     projects, during field courses to exotic locations or during virtual
                                                                              earning a full salary through an eight to 16-month
     field trips across the internet to work collaboratively with students
                                                                              Science internship.
     just like you from across North America.
                                                                              Meet Science alumni, industry and government
     STUDY IN STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES                                     partners, learn about industry trends and develop
     Dive into scientific experimentation in our first-year Chemistry         valuable skills. Engage in mock interviews, resumé
     labs with spaces offering large workstations fitted with computer-       preparation and career searches with the Science
     controlled modular equipment to simulate an authentic lab                Career Services team.
     environment found in government and industry.                            Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills and develop
     Immerse yourself in interdisciplinary sciences in a modern science       an innovative business plan to commercialize         Gaining a broader perspective
     facility built exclusively for an integrated science experience or use   novel science and emerging technologies through      Jeremiah (left) wanted to go to a school where he could make a difference and have
     the makerspaces in Physics & Astronomy to cultivate innovative           Western’s entrepreneurship program.                  an impact. Western has given him that through the WISc program. He is now tackling
     design thinking.                                                         Facilitate your professional accreditation in        problems in science from an interdisciplinary perspective and applying the knowledge he
                                                                              Actuarial Science, Geoscience, Information           learns in class to real-world problems through the Community Engaged Learning course.
     Develop your research skills in unique spaces like the BIOTRON
                                                                              Systems, Information Technology, and Statistics      Learn more about Jeremiah’s experience at Western: welcome.uwo.ca/experience
     Centre for Climate Change Research, the Nanofabrication
     Laboratory and at Surface Science Western where you will have            with a science degree or study data science and
     access to a wide range of tools, from imaging and analytical             enter into one of the fastest growing fields in
     instruments to climate-controlled biomes.                                North America.

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Medical Sciences
     schulich.uwo.ca/bmsc | bmsc@schulich.uwo.ca | 519.661.3169

     STUDY WHAT YOU LOVE
     ANATOMY AND CELL BIOLOGY
     BIOCHEMISTRY
     EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
     INTERDISCIPLINARY MEDICAL SCIENCES
     MEDICAL BIOPHYSICS
     MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
     NEUROSCIENCE
     PATHOLOGY
     PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Medical Sciences
         See complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas
         and certificates on pages 6-9

     TAKE YOUR STUDIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL
      ƒƒ Internship
      ƒƒ Community Engaged Learning
      ƒƒ International Learning
      ƒƒ Research
      ƒƒ Combined Degree with the
         Ivey Business School

     How our program works
     The Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) program, offered
     jointly by the Faculty of Science and the Schulich School of
     Medicine & Dentistry, is designed for students interested
     in studying the medical science disciplines at an advanced
     level. Students interested in this program should apply to
     Medical Sciences. Students admitted to Medical Sciences
     are assured admission to Year 3 BMSc provided they
     satisfy certain conditions in Medical Sciences 1 and 2.
     schulich.uwo.ca/bmsc

     Students interested in the undergraduate program in
     Neuroscience (BSc) in Year 2 will normally apply via
     Medical Sciences; however, any student who satisfies           Conduct research with impact                            Expand your knowledge                 Learn in new ways
     the first-year admission requirements can be considered
                                                                    Work one-on-one with world-renowned scientists          Gain a greater understanding of the   Experience blended courses, flipped classrooms
     for admission. Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics
                                                                    and clinicians on life-changing research in areas       interrelationship between the basic   and community engaged learning.
     and Psychology are required courses in Year 1.
                                                                    such as biomedical imaging, cardiovascular          J

                                                                                                                            medical and clinical sciences.
     schulich.uwo.ca/neuroscience                                   diseases, infection and immunity, or cancer.

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