Student Experience
Bracelets honour friend’s memory, support mental health

Bracelets honour friend’s memory, support mental health

The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...

Western supporting students following COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall, a Western University campus residence, where there are currently four confirmed positive cases. The university is collaborating with the MLHU on contact tracing and is supporting students who need to get tested and quarantine.

Nothing masks flavour

Nothing masks flavour

Andrew Duhasky is unit chef at Ontario Hall and wants to make sure the food is better, much better, than just ‘good’.

Sustainability champions honoured

Sustainability champions honoured

A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.

Thriving Foundations offers new suite of first-year supports

Thriving Foundations offers new suite of first-year supports

Western will welcome first-year students to campus this fall with a new strategy that offers more sustained support to help them learn, lead and thrive. It’s an all-in approach focused on setting them up for long-term success at university.

Pandemic forces cancellation of fall sport seasons

Pandemic forces cancellation of fall sport seasons

University sports regular- and post-season games across the country have been canceled for the fall term due to concerns about the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and fans during the ongoing pandemic, U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced June 8.