What is Western Ontario known for?

Ranked among the top 1 per cent of universities in the world, we are an academic institution recognized for leadership in education, research and healthcare.

When did University of Western Ontario change its name?

Four faculties – Arts, Divinity, Law and Medicine were there at Western’s inception. In 1916, the current campus was purchased from the Kingsmill family, and in 1923 the university was renamed The University of Western Ontario.

How big is Western Ontario?

1,200 acres
Western University is a public institution that was founded in 1878. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,050 (fall 2019), its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1,200 acres.

Is Western a party school?

While it may seem surprising that this small school is the most popular for parties, what’s even more shocking is that Western University in London, Ontario – known for their party reputation – didn’t even crack the top five. Check out the entire Top 10 party school list and see how your school stacks up.

What can you do at Western?

Top Things to See and Do at Western

  • Campus Walking Tour.
  • McIntosh Art Gallery.
  • Mustang Athletic events.
  • Cronyn Observatory (Saturday nights open to public)
  • Shopping at the University Community Centre.

How hard is it to get into Western?

For students who entered Western University in the 2021-2022 academic year, the university had an acceptance rate of 31%. This means that for every 100 applicants, 31 were admitted and 69 received rejection letters. The admission process is selective, and below-average students will have difficulty being admitted.

What is Canada’s biggest party school?

St. Francis Xavier University
The survey found that the average Canadian student parties about 3 hours a week, but some schools in Canada are doing a lot more. At St. Francis Xavier University, in Nova Scotia, it turns out students say they party on average 7.5 hours a week. That makes them the top party school in Canada.