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A university degree is an important investment in your future. From Canada’s most comprehensive Orientation Week to ongoing individual assistance, Western is here to support you every step of the way throughout your academic career. When you graduate from Western you will be prepared to conquer the next phase of your life, whether that is employment, graduate school or something completely different. The following centres and services are available to help you determine your next steps toward reaching your goals.

The Student Success Centre: Careers, Leadership & Experience offers programs and services designed to help you discover the best that you can be, including leadership development and career exploration opportunities, skills development, mentoring, community engagement opportunities and social networks – just to name a few. The Student Success Centre will help you become actively engaged in learning inside and outside the classroom. Learn more.

Student Development Centre (SDC) is home to a variety of services, provided by highly trained and experienced staff members, that are specially designed to meet the needs of students. Programs include Psychological Services, Services for Students with Disabilities, the Writing Support Centre, Learning Skills Services and Volunteers in Progress. Learn more.

Indigenous Services is committed to supporting Indigenous students in reaching their highest potential through encouragement, culturally responsive programming and advice; from applying for admission right through to graduation and beyond. Learn more.

Propel Entrepreneurship Centre can help you navigate your entrepreneurial journey from conceptualization to commercialization. As Western’s on-campus resource for entrepreneurs, Propel equips startups 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.

Wellness Education Centre (WEC) offers a safe, comfortable environment for all Western students to ask questions and learn about the many health and wellness resources available on and off campus. The WEC is staffed by a Wellness Coordinator, Wellness Peer Educators, a Sexual Violence Prevention Education Coordinator and a Registered Dietitian, all located in lower level UCC (room 76). Learn more.

Partners In Your Success

Student Support


Career Planning

  • Individual career counselling and career assessments
  • Classes, conferences and workshops targeted toward finding a career path and conducting a strategic job search
  • Job, career and education fairs and networking events where we bring employers to campus to network with you
  • CareerCentral – an online portal for event registration and job postings including, part-time, on-campus, full-time, volunteer, internship and experiential opportunities
  • Western’s Employment Resource Centre (WERC) – a drop-in service where you can find assistance with resumés, cover letters, CVs and LinkedIn profiles
  • Career resources within Faculties

Learn more about career planning services at Western.

Work and Volunteer Experience