University of Western Ontario
Founded in 1878, the University of Western Ontario is one of the oldest Universities in Canada. The University is also known as Western or UWO and is is located in London, Ontario. Out of several Canadian Universities, this University is well known for its research facilities.
When this University of Western Ontario was inaugurated it had only four faculties such as Arts, Divinity, Law and Medicine and 15 students. Now the number of undergraduate students in this University is 25000 and postgraduate students is 5000.
University of Western Ontario is affiliated by the following
- FIELDS INSTITUTE
The sports team of the University of Western Ontario Mustang and the school colors are purple and white. Again the school’s motto is Veritas et Utilitas meaning truth and usefulness.
University of Western Ontario Course Details
This University of Western Ontario offers more than 200 educational programs. There are about 12 faculties and schools and the number of affiliated schools under this University is 3. All together the University’s total current enrollment is 32000 full and part time students.
- Arts and Humanities
- School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
- Health Sciences
- Information and Media Studies
- Western Law School
- Don Wright Faculty of Music
- Richard Ivey School of Business
- Social Science
The Engineering students have the option of choosing from the following subjects
- Chemical Engineering
- Biochemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Integrated Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software Engineering
The 3 affiliated colleges under this University are as follows
- Brescia University College
- Huron University College
- King’s University College
University of Western Ontario Admission Procedure
In order to get admission in this University, a Canadian student has to complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. They are also required to finish six grade 12U and/or M level courses. This is also including ENG4U. An international student has to fulfill certain admission criteria if they are included fully in the International Baccalaureate program.
The international student in order to get admission in this University has to complete IB diploma program. They sould not get any less mark than four and a grade total of 28 to be eligible for admission in this University.
University of Western Ontario Accommodation facilities
Currently the University of Western Ontario offers 8 residences on campus where 4000 students live. Students with family can live on campus in 400 apartments and townhouses. Any first year student who wants to live in the University owned residence is guaranteed with a room. One can also live at 500 off campus apartments offered by the University. The students of the University can choose their residences from a variety of options.
- Saugeen-Maitland Hall
- Medway-Sydenham Hall
- Delaware Hall
- Perth Hotel
- Westminster Residence.
There are some suite style residences such as
- Essex Hall
- Elgin Hall
- Alumni House
- Bayfield Hall
- London Hall
The students studying in King’s University College are as follows
- Alumni Court
The students studying in Huron University can reside at the following places
University of Western Ontario