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Celebrate Western Day

Join us on March 7 to reconnect with the Western community and show your Purple Pride

Celebrate Western Day

Celebrate Western Day

Join us on March 7 to reconnect with the Western community and show your Purple Pride

Celebrate Western Day
University College Tower with a Canadian flag flying from the top

Celebrate Western Day

Join us on March 7 to reconnect with the Western community and show your Purple Pride

Celebrate Western Day

Western University

We combine research excellence with a transformational student experience to create a meaningful impact in our communities and beyond.

Top 1%

of universities in the world

(Center for World University Rankings 2023)

Top 3

universities in Canada for student services

(Maclean's University Rankings 2024)

Top 10

in the world for sustainable development

(Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024)

Top 1%

of universities in the world

(Center for World University Rankings 2023)

Top 3

universities in Canada for student services

(Maclean's University Rankings 2024)

Top 10

in the world for sustainable development

(Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024)

Explore Your Possibilities

Undergraduate Programs

Choose from over 400 combinations of unique majors, minors and specializations.

Graduate Programs

Choose from 160 master's and doctoral programs.

Research & Innovation

Discover how Western research is transforming the world.

Research

Behind the Research: Western examines the brain’s secrets   

President Alan Shepard in conversation with professors Lisa Saksida and Ravi Menon on the latest advances in neuroscience and cognition   

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The Impact Project

Join us as we uncover what it takes to make positive change in our world.

Sonya Malone
Matthew Dawkins
Tima Bansal
Sunil Gurmukh

Western Alumni Magazine

Cover Story

Day One

When it comes to the world's toughest problems, how do we go forward?

We asked five writers to explore a brighter future with Western researchers, scholars and alumni who are working on these very problems. What do they think?

Experience Western

Immerse yourself in the Western experience and discover all that our campus and community have to offer.