Internationalization Forum will provide students the opportunity to influence Western's international strategic plan

On Monday, November 19, the University Students’ Council is pleased to present, “Internationalization at Western: What does it mean to you?” This interactive forum will seek to answer questions regarding Internationalization here at Western, while allowing students to gain a better understanding of the issue at hand. The USC has realized that Internationalization is a major priority for the University and as such, it is immensely...

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University Students’ Council takes a critical look at itself

Earlier this week, the president of the University Students’ Council, and presidents of the faculty and affiliate students’ councils met to discuss the future of the student experience and how to ensure student voices are taken into consideration in University planning. The presidents agreed that it is difficult for the University Students’ Council, as the chief advocate for students on campus, to position itself to truly fulfill its...

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Ethnocultural Awareness Week helps foster cross-cultural dialogue and acceptance on campus

The USC’s Ethnocultural Support Service (ESS) is pleased to present Ethnocultural Awareness week, from Monday, November 12th to Thursday, November 15th. This week is intended to foster dialogue surrounding various ethnicities on campus by identifying ways to bring different cultural groups together. Ethnocultural Support Service is a USC service that promotes the equality of students, regardless of cultural or ethnic background, and...

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The University Students’ Council and PrideWestern promote diversity through Pride Week

This week the University Students’ Council and PrideWestern proudly present the largest and most dynamic Pride Week ever done at Western in the last five years. Pride Week will be full of events that aim to both promote awareness and acceptance of the gender and sexually diverse community as well as promote a sense of community among the gender and sexually diverse. Pride Week festivities will kick off with a flag raising ceremony in...

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University Students’ Council to launch Peer phone-line as part of Peer Support Centre

The University Students’ Council is pleased to announce the Peer Support Centre will be officially releasing its peer phone-line and space on Tuesday, October 30th. To celebrate this release, that USC has focused on the theme of “Let’s Talk.” Students will be invited to write on a canvas in the atrium about things that are stressing them out or that they are thinking about. Students are then encouraged to come check...

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University Students' Council to launch Peer phone-line as part of Peer Support Centre

The University Students’ Council is pleased to announce the Peer Support Centre will be officially releasing its peer phone-line and space on Tuesday, October 30th. To celebrate this release, that USC has focused on the theme of “Let’s Talk.” Students will be invited to write on a canvas in the atrium about things that are stressing them out or that they are thinking about. Students are then encouraged to come check...

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