Student Life

At Western we are committed to providing our students with the resources to offer the best student experience possible both inside and outside of the classroom.  We actively promote a culture of congeniality and support and celebrate a diverse graduate student body.  We have numerous student services that are dedicated to serving you.

Academic Services
  • Western Libraries
  • Student Success Centre
  • Writing Centre
  • Book Store and Computer Store
  • Office of the Ombudsperson 

Career Services
  • 360° Graduate Student Development Initiative
  • The Student Success Centre

Diversity Services
  • International Students
  • Indigenous Services
  • PrideWestern
  • Services of Students with Disabilities

Family Services
  • Childcare
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Recreation
  • Pregnancy/Parental Leave

Health Services
  • Campus Recreation
  • Student Health Services
  • SOGS Supplemental Health Services
  • Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Student Development Services
  • Student Emergency Response Team
  • Dental Clinics

Housing Services
  • Residence at Western
  • Off-Campus Housing

Information Services
  • Student Center
  • my Human Resources
  • Student Financials
  • Student Services

Graduate Student Organizations
  • Society of Graduate Students (SOGS)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants Union




Contact Us

Susanne Schmid, Ph.D. Co-Director
Stefan Köhler, Ph.D. Co-Director

Program Coordinator
Susan Simpson

T (519) 661-4039
F (519) 661-4153

Western University
Robarts Research Institute, RRI 5260a
1151 Richmond Street North
London, Ontario, CANADA N6A 5B7

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Areas of Research

Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience
Computational Neuroscience
Neural Substrates of Behaviour

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