Schools

University of Western Ontario

Educational Resources

Libraries

Western Libraries includes the Archives and Research Collections Centre, Business Library, Education Library, Law Library, Music Library, Allyn and Betty Taylor Library (Science, Medicine and Dentistry, Health Science, Engineering) and The D. B. Weldon Library (Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Information and Media Studies).

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,945,131 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 32,000 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,883,392 microforms.
  • 52,133 Audio/Visual items.
  • 140,188 e-books.

Museums & Art

McIntosh Gallery, Art Gallery; International Centre for Olympic Studies;

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • 300 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 70% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,600 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing

Counseling

academic

Career

resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.

Types of housing available

  • 13% of housing units are Singles.
  • 46% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 23% of housing units are Triples.
  • 19% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 41 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 51% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 70% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 150 organizations on campus.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Gazette (daily); Western News (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): London (7), Toronto (114)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): London (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): London (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

        Additional Policies

        hazing prohibited

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