There are more than just twelve days of Christmas. In fact, the city of London has been celebrating the holiday season since early November, with the annual Santa Claus parade and Christmas train having already stopped through town. But don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to continue celebrating the holidays in London. In Canada,… Continue reading 12 Things to do in London over the Holidays
For this post, we asked students what their bravest moments were and if they had any tips for students in their first year. Check out their answers below! _________________________________________________________________ “Being brave and talking to other exchange students at orientation. I didn’t know anyone in Canada and I was terrified to be on my own.… Continue reading What’s Your Bravest Moment?
This year’s annual week-long event, dedicated to celebrating diversity and Western’s international community is from November 21st to November 25th. Join us for a week of fun-filled cultural activities to learn more about the various international opportunities that students have, as well as learning more about cultural diversity. The event is open to all students,… Continue reading International Week at Western
Saturday night gifted most Canadians with an extra hour of sleep. November 6th marked the end of daylight savings time, an annual event that sparks annual confusion and debate across the country. Why exactly do we set our clocks back in November, and forward in March? And are these changes really necessary? This CTV article… Continue reading Time “Falls” Back: Daylight Savings
As Canadians across the country prepare for Remembrance Day, here are five facts about the important occasion to share with your friends at home and classmates on campus: Canada celebrates Remembrance Day annually on November 11. At 11 a.m.—11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month—the nation will observe a moment of silence… Continue reading Five Facts About Remembrance Day
This year’s U.S. presidential election has been dominating the media for several months now, all culminating to the final election on November 8th. The United States is a large country that has a global economic impact, this explains why the election has been at the forefront of international media. In case you are a little… Continue reading The U.S. Presidential Election
In the midst of midterms and final assignments, sometimes you need a weekend away. Western’s Fall Study Break offers undergraduate students the perfect opportunity to explore one of London’s neighboring tourist destinations. Here’s a comprehensive list of cities that make an ideal 3-day-getaway: MONTREAL Explore Canada’s charming and unique mash-up of European and North American… Continue reading Fall Break Getaway Guide