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More than 4,000 international students from 121 countries around the world
1,200 students from Canadian provinces outside Ontario
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Western's Co-Curricular Record Western's Co-Curricular Record gives students an opportunity to showcase involvement outside the classroom by preparing an official document acknowledging participation. This document outlines the skills, competencies, and experiences developed in 10 core areas of development, including Career Preparation, Commitment to Learning Communication, Diversity, Engaging in the Arts, Global Awareness, Health and Wellness, Leadership, Self-Awareness and Social Responsibility. Learn more.
Propel Entrepreneurship Centre Western's Propel Entrepreneurship Centre helps students navigate their entrepreneurial journey from conceptualization to commercialization. As Western’s on-campus resource for entrepreneurs, Propel equips start-ups with the resources, skills, space and network they need to succeed. Services include co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, Propel Summer Incubator program (PSI), retail opportunities, workshops and training, advocacy and promotion, pitch competitions and other events. Learn more.
New Honors Specialization module in One Health that will lead to graduation with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree
Introduction of the Western Integrated Science (WISc) Program and New Modules
Two new options for Computer Engineering:
Electronic Devices for Ubiquitous Computing and Business Option
Software Systems for Ubiquitous Computing and Business Option
New Major in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology replacing the Major in Bioarchaeological Anthropology
FIMS & Nursing Building: This new four-storey building occupies 130,000 square feet at the corner of Lambton and Huron drives, next to the Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building. FIMS and Nursing will each occupy separate wings of the building. The structure will be vaguely V-shaped with a courtyard in front and a ‘green roof,’ meaning the roof will be at least partially covered with plants. Learn more.
Engineering Building: This new 100,000 sq. ft. building will transform how we deliver The Western Engineering Experience. Starting from the first year, the new building will be the practical and inspiring place where undergraduate students integrate classroom theory with hands-on learning as they design, build, test and refine ideas. Learn more.
University College Renovations: We are currently in the middle of a major renovation that will prepare University College to house the 21st century academic experience. Classrooms will be outfitted with modern technology and student and community spaces will be given attractive new settings and improved connectivity. Learn more.
Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (WIRB): This new 120,000-square-foot 7 storey building will be a focal point for leading-edge research. Once completed, the facility will serve as the new home for the Research Cluster for Cognitive Neuroscience, which will include the Brain & Mind Institute, and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, as well as provide mixed-use general classroom spaces. Construction is expected to be completed in late 2017 / early 2018. Learn more.