"Counselling" is advice about course selection, module selection, eligibility for modules/programs, how to deal with academic difficulties, etc.
DSAS Academic Counsellors/Advisors are available to answer queries about courses and modules
The Academic Counselling Team in North Campus Building Rm 280 is a team of dedicated and experienced academic counsellors/advisors that help Science students during their academic careers.
Reasons for seeing FoS Academic Counsellor/Advisor:
- Struggling with university adjustment
- Advising about the impact of course selection and academic performance on eligibility for modules and degrees
- Accommodation for missed course work
- Requests for increased or irregular course loads
- Advising transfer students
- Requests for Letter of Permission (taking courses at another university)
- Change of Status, including withdrawal from Western or transferring from another faculty
- General questions
Helpful links on the FoS Team's website:
- Office Hours and Appointments
- Processes for requesting academic accommodationfor missed course work, a Change of Status, a Letter of Permission,
- Information about your degree and module- progression, requirements, graduation requirements, breadth, etc.
Western provides several health-related services on campus that to help students achieve optimum health:
Student Health Services:
Student Health Services is an appointment-based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Western. Services include:
- Medical care
- Counselling and psychiatry, etc.
Mental Health Counselling:
Mental Health Counselling is available on campus through:
- Student Development Centre (SDC)
- Student Health Services (SHS)
Active Minds Western - Student Club for Mental Health
Active Minds’ mission is to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness and to create an open environment for the discussion of mental health issues.