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Tips for Making Friends at Uni

Making friends at university can be intimidating. Here are a few tips on how to meet people during your time here at Western: Find your cultural mirror We tend to be the most comfortable with those who are just like... Continue Reading →

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International Friendships at Western 2017

Aya and Linden "I met Linden on the first day of school. Coming all the way from Jordan, I was not sure how I would get along with people at Western. From the first day, I shared plenty of laughs... Continue Reading →

Book Recommendations

For this post, we asked students to share their favorite books on our social media, all of which are listed below. Check out the compilation below and add a few books to your reading lists. If there are other books... Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems on Campus

Your Guide to Reading Week

Reading Week is the perfect time to relax and gear up for the rest of the semester. If you're staying in London for reading week, there are plenty of things you can try out. If you want to enjoy the... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Leadership

Leadership is the ability to inspire and influence others, and it is a skill which can be difficult to master. Individuals with strong leadership skills are important, as they are able to ensure that tasks are completed and they make... Continue Reading →

Panchami, Blog Assistant Editor 2016-2017

Panchami Bhat is in her fourth year, pursuing a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies with a specialization in Consumer Behaviour. She loves to read, write, and travel, with her coolest travel moment being when she swam with stingrays in... Continue Reading →

12 Things to do in London over the Holidays

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... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Bravest Moment?

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... Continue Reading →

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