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Sep
01
2018

International & Exchange Student Welcome Day

 
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International and Exchange Students are welcome to join us on this day to connect with other international students and staff members. There is no cost to participate, and lunch & dinner are provided. RSVP by August 15, 2018 and click here for more info.

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Sep
04
2018

Welcome Rally and Residence Based Day

Are you ready to represent your community? Come loud and proud to Welcome Rally!
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You'll have an opportunity to showcase your spirit and learn a little bit about the basics of being a student at Western. If you're a student living in residence, you'll spend half the day with your staff member and your soph learning even more about the specifics of living in residence!

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Sep
04
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Sep
08
 
2018

2018 Orientation Week Events

O-Week 2018 will take place from September 4 to Saturday September 8.
>> Tuesday, September 4

Opening Ceremonies
UC Hill Stage, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Get ready for a big Western welcome!! Join all first year students and sophs on the hill to show some pride and cheer for your constituency at our opening ceremonies. This is a great opportunity to get to know some new friends that you will be spending the rest of your year with. An added bonus is that the event will be followed by an EDM concert from a world famous DJ!

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>> Wednesday, September 5

One Love
UC Hill Stage, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

One Love is an O-Week event not to be missed! Originally conceptualized as an "anti-hate" rally, Western's One Love Rally aims to foster a collective sense of belonging on campus. The core messages are delivered by acclaimed speakers and performers with experiences in a range of social issues. Our goal is to expose newly arrived first year students to a host of messages that will create a foundation of positive values for their new life at university. One Love will broaden your understanding of the experiences many students at Western may face.

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>> Thursday, September 6

Pecha Kucha
UC Hill Stage, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

It's time to break the proverbial "4th wall" with faculty. Come listen to some of Western's most decorated professors from all faculties talk about whether humans have the right to modify our environment to suite our needs. Each professor will deliver a dynamic "Pecha Kucha" talk, which uses 20 images each displayed for only 20 seconds.

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>> Friday, September 7

Closing Ceremonies
UC Hill Stage, 6:30pm

Close off your first full week at Western by joining your sophs cheering loud and proud for your constituency! Don't forget about the Variety Show, the "I Screwed Up..." event, and the carnival inflatables following Closing Ceremonies!

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>> Saturday, September 8

O-Serves Day
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Western students are big believers in giving back to the residents of London. By working together with your constituency, you will travel by bus into the community with your sophs to perform various service based activities (eg. car washes, park clean ups, volunteering, etc.). Together, our goal is to "time-raise" 10,000 hours of volunteering with local London community organizations and not-for-profit groups.

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Sep
05
2018

Alcohol Seminar

Ontario Hall Main Lounge, 12:00pm

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The Alcohol Seminar is a group learning experience that allows for students to challenge misconceptions about alcohol in a university setting and employs harm reduction strategies so that students leave with a better understanding of their responsibility when it comes to alcohol, and practical tools for staying safe and making educated choices for themselves. Drunk goggles, measuring drinks and night out calculations are all a part of this engaging workshop.

Any student is welcome to attend but are encouraged to email the Coordinator of Residence Conduct, Lauren Silvestro-Arbuthnot at lsilvest@housing.uwo.ca if they would like to receive notifications about the upcoming seminar.

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Sep
06
2018

First Day of Classes

 
Sep
06
2018

Residence Intramural

Registrations Open (8:00am)

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Were you a basketball all-star in high school? Did you spend your spare time in the pool playing water polo? Wanting to keep active while at school? Look no further! Intramurals are available to students living in Residence. The best part? You get a discount, just for living on-campus! What could be better than that?! Find more information here.

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Sep
07
2018

Alcohol Seminar

Ontario Hall Classroom, 5:00pm

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The Alcohol Seminar is a group learning experience that allows for students to challenge misconceptions about alcohol in a university setting and employs harm reduction strategies so that students leave with a better understanding of their responsibility when it comes to alcohol, and practical tools for staying safe and making educated choices for themselves. Drunk goggles, measuring drinks and night out calculations are all a part of this engaging workshop.

Any student is welcome to attend but are encouraged to email the Coordinator of Residence Conduct, Lauren Silvestro-Arbuthnot at lsilvest@housing.uwo.ca if they would like to receive notifications about the upcoming seminar.

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Sep
08
2018

Orientation Serves

Own Building Locations, 11:00am - 3:00pm

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Western students are big believers in giving back to the citizens of London. Residences will travel by bus into the community to perform various service based activities. Together, our goal is to "time-raise" 10,000 hours of volunteering with local community organizations and not-for-profit groups.

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Sep
10
2018

Get the Scoop

MedSyd & Elgin, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
10
2018

Rosh Hashanah

Wishing you a Happy Rosh Hashanah!
Sep
11
2018

Get the Scoop

Saugeen & Delaware, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
12
2018

Get the Scoop

Ontario & Perth, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
13
2018

Get the Scoop

Essex, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
15
2018

Residence Pool Party

Western Student Recreation Centre
8:00pm - 11:00pm
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O-Week's over - still looking for an EPIC party with your 5,000 roommates in residence?

Western residences have free, exclusive use of the Student Rec Centre tonight, with plenty of planned activities happening throughout the building. The pool will be host to inner-tube water polo, zorb ball water races, and a bellyflop competition, and all to a fresh DJ.

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Sep
17
2018

Residence LGBTQ/Ally Meet & Greet Reception

Ontario Hall, Main Lounge, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Social event open to all residence students of the sexual and gender diverse community and their allies. Meet new people across residence and enjoy free food.

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Sep
17
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Sep
26
 
2018

Fire Warden Training

Hey you, get out! If you've been selected to be a fire warden, please attend a training session.
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  • Monday, September 17 - Saugeen
    Saugeen Main Lounge, 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 18 - Essex & London
    London Hall Room 100, 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 19 - Med-Syd
    Med-Syd Formal Lounge, 6:30pm
  • Monday, September 24 - Perth & Ontario
    Ontario Main Lounge, 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 25 - Alumni & Elgin
    Elgin Main Lounge, 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 26 - Delaware
    Delaware Formal Lounge, 6:30pm

If you are unable to attend a training session in your own building, you are welcome to attend one in a different residence.

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Sep
18
2018

Residence Indigenous/Ally Meet & Greet Reception

Delaware Hall, Main Lounge, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Social event open to all Indigenous residence students and their allies. Learn more about the Indigenous community and services on campus and enjoy free food.

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Sep
23
2018

Fall Classic (St☺ph Social)

Windermere Baseball Field
First Pitch at 10:00am
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Come cheer on your staff and sophs! Dress to keep warm during cool Fall weather. Bring a blanket, jacket etc.

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Sep
24
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Sep
27
 
2018

Faculty Meet 'n Greet Receptions

Learning Community Floors

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Students will have an opportunity to come meet a number of faculty member from your respective faculties.

This will provide you the opportunity to engage with professors on an informal basis, ask those tough questions, or find out some of the neat research professors are doing on top of teaching your classes!

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Sep
24
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Oct
05
 
2018

Rez Powers Down

Let's work together to win the challenge by reducing your energy consumption!
Sep
25
2018

Residence Intramural Registrations Close

Closes at 11:59pm

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If you're interested in joining the fall intramurals, this is your last opportunity! Rally together with your friends and put together a team before it's too late! Ask your staff member or soph for more details!

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Sep
28
2018

Residence Intramural Leagues begin

Best of luck to all participants!

Sep
28
2018

Alcohol Seminar

Ontario Hall Classroom, 5:00pm

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The Alcohol Seminar is a group learning experience that allows for students to challenge misconceptions about alcohol in a university setting and employs harm reduction strategies so that students leave with a better understanding of their responsibility when it comes to alcohol, and practical tools for staying safe and making educated choices for themselves. Drunk goggles, measuring drinks and night out calculations are all a part of this engaging workshop.

Any student is welcome to attend but are encouraged to email the Coordinator of Residence Conduct, Lauren Silvestro-Arbuthnot at lsilvest@housing.uwo.ca if they would like to receive notifications about the upcoming seminar.

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