Find academic and writing support, opportunities to lead and experiences outside the classroom.
Find encouragement, cultural support and friendships for your personal and academic growth.
Get help with immigration regulations, cultural, career and personal issues.
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Summer Academic Orientation (SAO): register for first-year courses with help from faculty and staff.
Accessible Education: Meet with a counsellor to explore arrangements the University can make to accommodate your needs.
Writing Support Centre: Free one-to-one writing support sessions, writing seminars and drop-in services.
Learning Development & Success: Achieve your academic goals by gaining skills to learn and study more effectively.
Leadership Education Program (LEP): Workshops on topics such as career management, communications, conflict management and diversity.
Leadership & Academic Mentorship Program (LAMP): Partner with an upper-year peer mentor from your Faculty or program.
International Peer Connection: Connect with a Peer Guide for help transitioning to life at Western.
English Conversation Program (for international and exchange students): Improve your English communication skills, meet new people speaking in a group and learn more about Canadian culture and life at Western.
Academic and Transitional Programming for Indigenous Students: Intensive academic, cultural and personal supports on your education journey.
Society of Off-Campus Students (SOCS): Community for first-year students living off-campus, including access to resources, events and activities.
Out of Province Student Association (OPSA): Mentoring and ongoing support for students from provinces that are outside Ontario.
Psychological Services: Professional, confidential psychological services free of charge to all Western students.
Student Health Services: Medical, psychiatry and counselling services year-round. Services are accessed by appointment and require a valid provincial health card or UHIP for international students.