Faculty Announcements

  • A Better Way to Battle Bullying

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Professor Claire Crooks participated in a panel discussion on ‘The Agenda with Steve Paikin’ concerning the effectiveness of the many anti-bullying efforts in use across Ontario.

  • Caution urged in wake of LifeLabs cyber-attack

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Western is aware that LifeLabs, a health-care laboratory test company, has experienced a cyber-attack that involved unauthorized access to its computer systems. This resulted in the potential exposure of personal information of approximately 15 million client accounts.

  • This author is calling on men to join the gender equality revolution

    Monday, December 16, 2019

    The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children hosted Michael Kaufman at the Faculty of Education. The renowned author spoke to teenage males about why men must join the gender equality revolution.

  • WE SPEAK survey set to roll out in New Year

    Monday, December 16, 2019

    Your voice matters at Western – and a great opportunity to have your say is coming soon.

  • Campus operations prepare for holiday hours

    Monday, December 16, 2019

    ’Tis the season for regular campus operations to slow heading into the New Year. Western will be largely closed for the holidays from 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22 through 6:30 a.m. Jan. 2. There will be minimal services during this period.


Due to unexpected delays in processing data to the new Omni Academic Search Tool, we have delayed our transition to Dec. 16.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

On Dec. 16, our search tool and classic catalogue will be replaced by Omni Academic Search Tool. While we transition, some electronic resources in Omni may not be linked or the link may be broken. We will work as quickly as possible to repair links. We apologize for any inconvenience during the transition.

MindUp program helping pupils be calmer, kinder, more studious

Friday, December 6, 2019

The MindUP program, a partnership between the Centre for School Mental Health, the Goldie Hawn Foundation and the London District Catholic School Board, is showing promising results. MindUP teaches pupils how their brain works, which helps them deal with their emotions and foster resiliency.

UWOFA honours students at scholarship event

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Congratulations to Faculty of Education students Adrian Bardati and Heather Oprey on receiving an annual scholarship from the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association.

Library Service Interruptions

Monday, December 2, 2019

As has been advertised on the library website and through our library catalogue for several weeks, on Dec. 10 Western Libraries will go-live with the new academic search interface, Omni. From Dec. 2-9 there will be several service interruptions while we bring Omni online.

Emergency closing policy gets update

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A new-and-improved policy for deciding how to close campus in cases of emergencies, including severe weather, will provide the campus community with clearer directions on what to do and where to look for the information.

Candace Brunette-Debassige earn Atlohsa Awards

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Candace Brunette-Debassige, Special Advisor to the Provost (Indigenous Initiatives), was named one of seven individuals to be presented with an Atlohsa Peace Award for their social contributions in the spirit of truth and reconciliation in the areas of media, arts, education and advocacy.

Western Heads East Online Charity Auction

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The annual Western Heads East online auction is currently live, and will be closing on Friday November 22nd at 4:00pm. Great items up for bidding. Register to bid now!

Facilities crews ready to dig in after first snow

Friday, November 15, 2019

Facilities crews ready to dig in after first snow