Welcome to Western

The Western Guarantee

Admission Scholarships

To recognize your academic achievement, we will offer you an admission scholarship ranging in value from $1,000 for one year, to $10,000 ($2,500 each year for four years) if you are admitted based on your secondary school diploma, and your final admission average including prerequisite courses as calculated by Western, is 88 per cent or greater. Western will determine averages for applicants who are not studying in a Canadian secondary school curriculum based on: curriculum, grading practices, grading scale interpretation and performance of previous students from that curriculum while at Western.

Financial Aid

Western will provide sufficient financial aid to cover your assessed educational needs including tuition, books and mandatory fees, if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and if these needs are not fully met by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or another Canadian federal or provincial loan program.

The First-Year Courses You Want

Western offers more than 400 different specializations, majors and minors at the undergraduate level. Choose the first-year courses you want for the program in which you are enrolled on Main Campus and, as long as you have the prerequisites, we will guarantee you a spot in 1000 level courses on Main Campus.

A Place to Live in Residence

Experience the convenience, safety and support of living on campus. We guarantee you’ll start your new life at Western in one of our great residences, if you are a single student, without children, graduating from secondary school who has received an offer of full-time, first-year admission for September 2015. See residenceatwestern.ca for requirements.

An Extraordinary Student Experience

Learn from our brightest professors and researchers. Live in the best residence system and study on the most beautiful campus in the country. Complement your academic program with an exceptional range of curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities. From recreational programming, to student government, varsity athletics, special interest clubs, and leadership and learning opportunities on and o campus, you will have near limitless possibilities for augmenting your education beyond the classroom. Gain valuable career experience through internships, co-ops, job shadowing, and volunteer programs, locally, nationally and internationally. It’s all part of what we call Canada's Best Student Experience.

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