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Important Residence Update

As the University communicated earlier, classes are moving to an online format beginning March 18, and final exams will not take place in-person. Our residences and dining halls remain open and operational until Monday, April 27.

3 Healthy Choices to Make in Residence Dining
4 Healthy Choices to Make in Residence Dining

Did you know food has the potential to prevent illness, fuel your day, and bring you together with loved ones? Learn how to tap into this potential in your residence dining hall.

Tell Us How We're Doing!
Tell Us How We're Doing!

Take the survey and be entered to win prizes! Weekly Starbucks gift card giveaways, plus Osheaga passes, Beats by Dre head phones or an Apple Watch.

Positive Psychology

Happiness and wellbeing, for the most part, are ultimately in our hands According to Dr. Martin Seligman. There are 5 elements that are essential to well-being.

Food Waste

Have you ever thought of how much food is produced, consumed, and wasted? Check out this blog post of a peer regarding food systems!

8 Spring Break Safety Tips

It's almost Reading Week and lucky you are going somewhere warm. Check out these tips from Student Awards to make sure that you get the most fun out of your trip.

11 Basic Financial Tips for College Students

As a college student, you understand and value the importance of your physical fitness and emotional well-being. But are you as fiscally fit as you are physically and emotionally? It may be time to learn "fiscal fitness" now for a lifetime of financial wellbeing.

Wellness and a Balanced Lifestyle

Overall wellness can be achieved when there is balance in life.

My ASB Experience

"My trip to Costa Rica was more than just volunteering abroad. I gained valuable experience for medical school, and I learned the most important lesson of all - how to be happy with what you have."

The Rainbow Flag

So what about that flag?

Intramurals: Work Hard, Play Hard

In first year, I dove into three intramural sports. It was a bit crazy and maybe overkill, but I had the best year ever.

Travelling Safely for the Holidays

Whether you're planning to get on a flight or stay in residence over the holiday season, here are some tips for safe travel.

7 Ways to Make Your Meal Plan Dollars Last

With a few helpful tips, it's possible to try all the great food options on campus, but still budget your meal plan dollars. Here are ways to get you started.

Fun and Productive Breaks during Exam Season

Don't feel bad for taking a break... do something productive and have fun all at the same time. Here are a few ways...

Why I became Rez Soph

Join the sophing community so you can get involved, while showing the incoming class how much fun you had when you stayed in rez.

Why I Became Residence Staff

How to get paid while basically flying on a magic carpet or to become a better person, whatever floats your carpet.

Important Things You Need to Know about Consent

It's time we talk about Consent.

12 Tips for Studying at Western University

It's that time of the season: exams are approaching and there are more and more shows on Netflix that you are being told to catch up on. Well, what's a student to do? Let's see...


Don't let what happens on October 31st haunt you the rest of your life. Here are some ways to stay safe and classy.

10 Ways to Reduce Risks When Using Cannabis

Let's be blunt - with such big changes on the horizon for cannabis legalization, it's no wonder that Western University students are confused about who can consume cannabis, and where they can do so legally.

Homecoming Goodness

Know the ins and outs and hows of Western's Homecoming.

What is Consent?

Be in the know about consent. Don't be "that guy/girl" and have a better and more satisfying relationship.
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What is Sexual Violence?

Be in the know about Sexual Violence. Speak up.
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Proper Roommate Etiquette

First time living with someone other than your famjam? Listen up.

7 Easy Steps to Live More Sustainably

When being "green" means more than yellow meeting blue. Easy tips to get you living towards a more sustainable lifestyle.

Choose2Reuse: Eco-tainers

Takeout packaging can be wasteful - it rushes directly from the restaurant to the landfill. When you grab a bite from the Dining Hall for lunch, ask for it to go.

8 Tips for a Successful Adjustment to University

Advice for rez students by rez students to keep you successful throughout the year.

Top 10 Tips for Safe Drinking

Check out these tips on how to celebrate good times without going overboard.

Your New Home in Residence

Western works hard to offer a student residence experience that has been voted the best in the country for nearly a decade.

How to Successfully Move into Residence

Check Move-In Planning Guide for your move-in day routes and guides. It will provide you with the date and time you're scheduled to move-in.

Top 10 Tips for Living in Residence

Here are a couple lil'tips and tricks to get the most out of your first year here at Western U.

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