Law Students

Western Law has a long, proud tradition of producing leaders who understand the importance of giving back to the communities in which they work. With one of Canada's most robust mock trial programs, exchange partnerships with more than 20 leading law schools worldwide and a thriving internship program, the faculty is committed to creating an exceptional experience for students, both in and out of the classroom.

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Western Law Fund

Join a community of donors who are proudly investing in the next generation of legal experts. Your unrestricted gift makes it possible for Western Law to respond quickly to pressing needs and deliver support where it’s needed most.

Western Law Experiential Learning Fund

Transform the student experience by expanding experiential learning opportunities. Your gift strengthens advocacy competitions, summer internships, research positions, and vital other learning opportunities, including the Summer After 1L Program (SA1L). SA1L enables all incoming students to participate in 10 weeks of meaningful, paid legal experience after the first year.

Violet King Award

Violet King became Canada’s first Black female lawyer in 1954. Created in consultation with the Black Law Students' Association, the Violet King Award is given annually to a full-time, first-year Black student with financial need.

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