News and Stories

Stories of community-engaged learning at Western

January 4, 2022

More than 200 non-profit organizations partner with Western each year in projects significant to them and to student learning.

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Western researchers to develop national anti-violence app

January 4, 2022

Federal funding will help create the first Canada-wide resource to aid women facing relationship violence.

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Empower the next generation

December 20, 2021

Donors boosted Sydney Joao when she needed it most, alleviating stress and allowing her to focus on school and graduate with honours.

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Mustangs men’s hockey brings joy to grieving neighbours

December 13, 2021

Western hockey players volunteered their time for a spontaneous night of generosity that helped bring joy to a family who had experienced tragedy.

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Leadership institute receives $3.5-million investment

November 26, 2021

Western’s Ivey Business School has received a new $3.5-million gift benefiting the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership, a character-based leadership development program launched in 2010.

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Increasing access to international opportunities

November 5, 2021

Western receives $3M investment from Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity program to help more students overcome barriers to gain global experience.

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Responsible investing contributes to significant carbon footprint reduction

November 4, 2021

A recent analysis shows the carbon footprint of the university’s long-term public equity investments is 65 per cent less than it was five years ago.

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Western alumni partner to maintain, rename stadium

October 2, 2021

Western’s athletics stadium renamed Western Alumni Stadium following a $1.4-million donation from the Alumni Association.

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New $1M-gift drives Western entrepreneurial programs

September 29, 2021

Aspiring student entrepreneurs at Western will soon benefit from a $1-million gift from the Sabourin Family Foundation that will support student entrepreneurs, programming and innovation building.

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Western welcomes first Indigenous scholarship recipients

September 7, 2021

Three Indigenous students are the first recipients of Western’s new National Indigenous Scholarships. Part of the university’s expanded investment in Indigenous recruitment and financial aid.

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