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Western University has been among Canada's top research universities since 1878. With more than 400 undergraduate, 120 master's and doctoral programs offered, Western University allows students to shape their education according to their strengths and career goals. At Western University, students take courses from nationally and internationally renowned professors and researchers. Students also have the opportunity to complement their academic programs with enhanced curricular and extracurricular activities, including leadership and learning opportunities both on and off campus.
Western University, which has more than 38,000 students from 121 countries, offers education, research and volunteering opportunities. With a strong community of more than 300,000 alumni worldwide, the school offers training programs in business, engineering, social sciences, science, arts and humanities, health sciences, medicine and dentistry, law, education and music across 12 faculties and schools. .
Western University has two main student unions for students. These; The University Student Council for undergraduate students and the Graduate Students Association for graduate students. The Student Council includes more than 180 student organizations and clubs, of which more than 19,500 people are members. These clubs and organizations cover a wide range of interests such as culture, religion, social issues and recreation. The University Student Council also provides additional services such as a campus cinema, pub/restaurant, clothing store, and printing press.
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Western professors are well-trained experts in their fields who integrate research findings into their daily teaching. Western is the second educational institution in Canada to provide the largest number of 3M National Teaching Scholarships, offered through a national awards program that recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and learning in Canadian postsecondary education.
At Western, every faculty member has their own way of bringing the lesson to real life. From simulations to case studies to collaborative learning, students learn from the best instructors in new and exciting ways.
Western's quality extends to its students, who maintain one of Canada's highest national entry averages for freshmen. Also, freshman to sophomore students have an attendance rate of over 93 percent, one of the highest in Canada, and the graduation rate is almost 10 percent higher than the Ontario university system.