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Why Women's Studies

  1. Improve your skills in writing and critical thinking:
    • excellent prep for professional schools (such as law, journalism and social work), but also for careers in education, public analysis and public relations

  2. Focus on important issues that affect everyday lives of all people
  3. join volunteer organizations and work with partners in the community to help make a difference

  4. Learn an Interdisciplinary approach:
    • allows you to understand and analyze complex issues from a range of perspectives

  5. Gain a sense of community:
    work on projects with other students
    connect with other organizations committed to gender and equity issues

  6. Learn from engaging and award-winning professors dedicated to student development:
    • gain from a focus on student-centred learning

  7. Learn in a small classroom setting:
    • benefit from personal contact with your professors who are there to mentor you

  8. Develop your commitment to social justice:
    • find out how to work towards social change and a world free of discrimination

  9. Achieve personal and professional growth:
    • understand yourself and your world in a new way

  10. Engage in our specializations in feminist theory and sexuality studies

  11. Our students are fantastic!
    • we have enthusiastic, passionate, intelligent students who want to make a difference in the world

Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research - Western University
Lawson Hall Room 3260
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B8
Tel: 519.661.3759
Fax: 519.661.3491

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