As Western’s student affairs professionals learned how best to support students, they found support in each other.
With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.
Earlier this month, Clayton Cook and his University Machine Services team constructed a much-need bracket for a local neurosurgeon – a devise to hold a patient’s head in place during lifesaving surgery. Just another Thursday around the shop.
With classes moved online, and a majority of staff working from home, they are the face of the university for the students who remain on campus.
John McCormick saw an opportunity to support colleagues on the local front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, his gesture to provide critical supplies has inspired others across campus.
This week, gamers across campus will have an official physical space to create both real and virtual communities.
One of Western’s most iconic residence buildings is celebrating 50 years as the starting point for thousands of students embarking on their university careers.
Engineering students will still be purple and proud during O-Week – but their celebrations won’t include a popular body dye after Western recently banned the use of the product linked to cancer by Health Canada.
Incoming Western students will pay their residence and tuition fees into one account instead of two, starting on Aug. 1.
If you brand it, they will eat it, says one Brescia University College researcher who has found highlighting nutritious food items across Western’s residences leads to increased sales – and, more importantly, healthier food purchases for students. The FRESH-approved...
Chris Alleyne was a student in residence at Western and, today, is Associate Vice-President of Housing and Ancillary Services. From singer Rick McGhie to bubble tea, he shares his memories and vision.
There is a strong purple presence on London Mayor Matt Brown’s annual Honour List for this past year as former staff members Susan Grindrod and Therese Quigley, along with former professor emeritus Joseph Cummins, Don Wright Faculty of Music lecturer Dale Yoshida and alumna Sandra Miller, MLIS’01, have been recognized for their community involvement.
In just over a month, Susan Grindrod can finally ignore her phone ringing at all hours of the night. After 34 years of being ‘on call,’ the Associate Vice-President of Housing & Ancillary Services & Liquor Licence Coordinator can simply roll over and go back...
The words of a grieving family resonated across campus this week as the university joined them in mourning the loss of a mother and her son. “As a mother and son, they had a strong and undeniable bond. They were at the core of a very loving family. Together we shared...
The second annual CHOPT Western student culinary competition continues through Feb. 8 in residence dining halls across campus. Three student competitors from each residence have one hour to create the new dish, including items from a ‘black box’ of five mystery...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JwlKjRaUaw Consent is like a cup of tea. Or, if you ask members of the Western community, it’s also like a bike ride. Some may recognize the first analogy. Earlier this year, the blog Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate Princess posted an entry...
Western’s Division of Housing and Ancillary Services was on the move over the holidays.
Construction of a new 1,000-bed student residence at The University of Western Ontario was given the green light by the Board of Governors Thursday, June 23.