Academics


Loving Yourself as a Person But Not a Student? Here’s How to Love Both.

November 23, 2021

We all face burnout, and it's important to recognize those feelings and take care of ourselves. (Read the full article)


My Work-From-Home USRI Experience

November 16, 2021

Justine shares a bit about her virtual USRI experience. (Read the full article)


Jumana's Growth Through the USRI Program

November 12, 2021

Jumana discusses their growth throughout the USRI program and how they overcame internal challenges. (Read the full article)


Why I Am Grateful For The USRI Program

November 09, 2021

Jessica reflects on the skills they have gained from their work in the USRI Program. (Read the full article)


Nathan's USRI Experience

November 03, 2021

Nathan reflects on his USRI experience and shares what he learned. (Read the full article)


My USRI Reflection: Creating The George Floyd Project

October 27, 2021

Matthew reflects on his USRI research project and how he created The George Floyd Project. (Read the full article)


Lauren Choi's USRI Experience

October 20, 2021

Read about Lauren's experience conducting speech-language pathology research! (Read the full article)


Aditya's Guide to Acing Midterms

October 14, 2021

Check out some of Adiya's tips for preparing for midterms. (Read the full article)


USRI: My Journey as a Young Scientist

October 13, 2021

Jessica reflects on what made her USRI experience so worthwhile. (Read the full article)


Shaowda's Back to School Playlist

September 08, 2021

Everyone needs a playlist to accompany the most exciting days of their life, right? (Read the full article)


September To-Do List

August 23, 2021

As an incoming student, there are many ways you can academically brace yourself for the upcoming year. (Read the full article)


How to Effectively Manage Your Time

July 26, 2021

Adjusting to university can be hard, but if you manage your time well, it can be easier. (Read the full article)


Strengths I Gained During My First-Year at Western

July 21, 2021

University is a time for growth, self-discovery, and gaining new strengths. (Read the full article)


The Pros and Cons of Online Learning

July 12, 2021

Johann weighs the pros and cons of online learning. (Read the full article)


L'Abstrait et Le Concrète: Studying from Home

July 09, 2021

Studying from home for Jhanvi was...well, full of mixed emotions. (Read the full article)


8 Myths You Might Be Thinking As You Enter First-Year

July 07, 2021

You think you know everything about academics at Western? Think again, let's debunk some myths! (Read the full article)


My Favourite Undergraduate Course - Anatomy 2200

June 09, 2021

Every class can be challenging at times, but it's worth the effort. (Read the full article)


Bird Is Not The Word: My Favourite First-Year Courses

June 07, 2021

You can learn something valuable from every class. Explore ALL your course options! (Read the full article)


Dealing with Exam Stress

April 12, 2021

With exams around the corner, here are some tips to help you cope with the stress. (Read the full article)


Hot Takes on Online vs. In-Person Learning

March 31, 2021

Online vs. in-person learning, synchronous vs. asynchronous classes, which do you prefer...? (Read the full article)


Human Brain: A Supercomputer with an Infinitesimal Battery

March 29, 2021

Remember, our brains work hard every day, so it's important to take care of our minds. (Read the full article)


Learning to Teach (Pandemic Edition)

March 18, 2021

Tune in to hear how one of Western's professors adapted to the pandemic! (Read the full article)


Don’t Be Afraid to Change Your Major

March 10, 2021

Choosing your major can feel like a life-determining decision, but it doesn't have to be. (Read the full article)


We All Fail, But We're Better Because Of It

November 27, 2020

The path to reaching your goal will never be as smooth as you imagined, but that's okay. (Read the full article)


I Failed, and That's Okay

November 27, 2020

Everyone screws up or fails sometimes, and that's totally okay. (Read the full article)


How I Prepare for Finals: Making a Personalized Schedule

November 19, 2020

Exam season around the corner, are you ready? If not, check out some of Grace's tips! (Read the full article)


Tips for Success During an Online School Year

November 09, 2020

Learning from home is different, here are some tips to help you adjust (Read the full article)


New Music Monday: Procrastination or Productivity?

November 02, 2020

Everybody needs a good study soundtrack, and sometimes it helps to get lost in the music. (Read the full article)


4 Apps to Help You Get Through Your Online Lectures

October 23, 2020

Online lectures are hard. Check out these apps that might help you navigate the struggles of online learning! (Read the full article)


New Music Monday: Study Grind

October 19, 2020

With midterm season just around the corner, Fiona shares some music to help you get down to studying. (Read the full article)


7 Ways I Improved My Time Management Skills in First Year

October 15, 2020

Autumn shares how she was able to improve her time management skills. (Read the full article)


My USRI Experience

September 16, 2020

Justine shares her experience researching COVID-19 policy, conducting media analyses on long-term care... (Read the full article)


A Cinephile’s Go-To Study Playlist

September 14, 2020

Getting back into the swing of classes can be hard, so check out this week's playlist to get focused! (Read the full article)


Time Management Tips And Learning To “Turn-Off”

September 14, 2020

Managing your time as a student can be hard, and sometimes we all need to take a break. (Read the full article)


5 Reasons Why You Should Get Involved in the USRI Programme

September 03, 2020

Nikhil shares some of the benefits of participating in Western's USRI Programme. (Read the full article)


Success After Graduation

August 24, 2020

Jessica shares how the USRI Programme helped prepare her for her future. (Read the full article)


Challenge and Change During My Research Internship

August 17, 2020

Armin reflects on what he learned through the power of mentorship during his research internship. (Read the full article)


Western’s PhD TA Positions and Community Building within Teaching

July 20, 2020

Andrew reflects on the importance of community based learning and teaching. (Read the full article)


The Road from High School To University

July 06, 2020

The road from high school to university can be stressful, but Grace offers some advice to help ease nerves. (Read the full article)


My Mom and I: BScs 36 Years Apart

July 03, 2020

Emily and her Mom graduate from Western in different eras and reflect on their experiences. (Read the full article)


All You Can Gain From Studying Digitally

June 24, 2020

Josephine sees online learning as a chance to enhance her skills and develop new hobbies. (Read the full article)


Tips for Successful Online Learning

June 22, 2020

Ruqayyah shares how she achieved success while learning online, and shows you how you can succeed too. (Read the full article)


To the Class of 2024

June 12, 2020

Members from Western and Affiliate Student Councils and Student Senators welcome the Class of 2024! (Read the full article)


Read, Read and Read!

June 12, 2020

Shaowda reflects on the importance of reading, especially in today's world. (Read the full article)

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