The Western Education Difference

The Western Education Difference

Western ranked top 1%

Western ranked top 1%

We’re ranked in the top 1% of universities and 190th in the world according to THE World University Rankings. Making us your go to spot for studying at an internationally respected university.

Award-winning professors

Award-winning professors

Our incredible faculty will help you every step of your academic journey. They’ve been recognized with many awards, including the Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, a Heritage Plaque from Research Western and an Order of Canada and an Order of Ontario.

Supportive initiatives and events

Supportive initiatives and events

We have our own dedicated students’ council that organizes awards as well as professional and social events, such as the grad formal.

Diverse community

Diverse community

With more than 1,000 students from Canada and around the world, we offer a community that energizes our halls and our online programs.

Faculty-specific scholarships

Faculty-specific scholarships

We offer scholarships for a variety of programs that can help you financially while you get one of our degrees.

Degree and program choice

Degree and program choice

Become an expert in your field. With Teacher Education, Master’s and Doctorate degrees, along with Additional Qualifications and certificates, you can choose the program that’s right for your career.

Western Education Spotlight

Celebrating a loving marriage and a dedicated teacher

June 07, 2024
Learn about the history of the Laura & Ed McLeish Scholarship.

Recognizing educator excellence

June 05, 2024
Check out the latest winners and see photos from Teacher Education’s annual awards ceremony.

Launch of the OADE Commitment to Anti-Black Racism Education and Black Inclusion in Ontario Higher Education

May 13, 2024
The Ontario Association of Deans of Education calls on all educators, students, and community partners to commit to address anti-Black racism in ...

Expert insight: Solving teacher shortages requires uniting for children’s futures

May 02, 2024
Although teachers are still entering the profession in Canada, fewer and fewer are staying.

Ontario government funds rollout of The Fourth R to 5,000 teachers in the province

April 29, 2024
Ministry of Education announces support for the healthy relationship curriculum developed at the Centre for School Mental Health.

Western honours excellence with 2023-24 teaching awards

April 18, 2024
Among the recipients is a team led by Education Assistant Professor Candace Brunette-Debassige.