Western Continuing Studies will relocate from Citi Plaza to Main Campus in Fall 2021, as the university continues to explore local partnerships to deliver lifelong learning opportunities downtown and elsewhere in London.
Western Continuing Studies has seen first-hand the incredible desire for individuals to keep learning and stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis.
Three Western students were among 14 learners who recently received Adult Learner Awards from the London Council for Adult Education (LCAE).
While Kathy Asari may be leaving the formal classroom setting, she knows her love of teaching will never fade, as she prepares to step into the role of Director of Western’s French Immersion School at Trois-Pistoles.
Discover the tempos that keep her toes tapping and mind engaged when Carolyn Young of Western Continuing Studies takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Ira Timothy, BA’10, had dreams of producing First Nations films to “try and help my people show we have the strength to stand on our own.” But his plans were derailed when he applied to pursue a master’s degree in film from Western, only to discover it was no longer...
Three Western students were among 10 learners from a variety of educational institutions and agencies who received Adult Learner Awards from the London Council for Adult Education May 25. A fourth Western student received the Society of Mature Students (SMS) Mentor of...
The images of carvings – some intricate, others rudimentary – on the walls of a chalk cave deep underground in the French countryside are symbols of Canadian lives lived and lost during the First World War.
The Western Award of Excellence has welcomed six more individuals and one team to Western’s highest level of recognition for staff members.
Our bus arrived half an hour early. The four or five of us who had separately traveled there for the same purpose gathered on the steps of the gas station that doubled as a bus stop, and waited like orphans for our adoptive families. Surely, they would come soon, to...
Western’s Continuing Studies has teamed up with Fanshawe College to strengthen the impact of the London’s non-profit sector through enhanced training and education. With a $5,000 contribution from each postsecondary institution, the partnership will co-sponsor...
Even with access to 200 million pages of content, consuming four terabytes of disk storage, IBM’s Watson supercomputer wasn’t able to answer correctly every question during its 2011 Jeopardy appearance. The computer sometimes faltered and flopped – seemingly failing...
When Carolyn Young, director of Western Continuing Studies, served as the marketing director of Western Retail Services nearly a decade ago, she initiated a ‘Friday Jeans Day.’ Bookstore staff paid $2 each for every casual Friday; proceeds were directed to Reforest...
When Carolyn Young, director of Western Continuing Studies, served as the marketing director of Western Retail Services nearly a decade ago, she initiated a ‘Friday Jeans Day.’
Western News presents its 4th annual Newsmakers issue, a celebration of the campus spirit we have to offer at Western.
Rapid changes in technology and the impact of globalization are pushing higher education institutions to adapt to the needs of adult learners. However, adult learners’ lives are complex and their needs are both diverse and extensive. There are five principles institutions should adhere to in order to enable adults to return to the classroom and contribute to individual and community growth.
At 22, I found myself divorced and homeless. I had a high school diploma and a 9-month-old baby. Granted, I made some bad decisions in my youth, but I was determined to be nothing less than a role model and an inspiration to my daughter. I wanted to make her proud.
Continuing Studies at Western’s role in fostering a creative city can be traced back to the foresight 10 years ago in establishing the department in the downtown London core, says director Carolyn Young.
I’m just going to chill tonight and crash on the couch. Don’t be ditching any of your classes. Can I borrow a loonie from you. These sort of phrases sounds familiar to most first-year students.
An initiative to raise money for the United Way has earned Continuing Studies at Western national recognition in continuing education.