Make your Years Count: getting involved—the short list
Updated: Oct 5, 2018
Looking for ways to get involved? Don’t let university slip by without taking full advantage of all that Western University and the London Community has to offer. Check out the list below for a few of the many extracurriculars available here.
There are a plethora of clubs tailored to your interests — from a Harry Potter Club to an Exercise in Medicine club to an Entrepreneurship club. Clubs are such a key part of the university experience. So don’t wait! Register online for clubs here.
2. Volunteer Opportunities
If you want to give back to the community, there are many ways to do so. You can look for volunteer options in the following places on campus:
at Radio Western
on University Student Council
at the Western Gazette
You can also find opportunities listed here:
on posters around campus
on the Medical Science Newsletters
Western also connects you to other volunteering opportunities outside of campus. Click here to find some volunteer work through Western. If you don’t see anything you like, you can search up volunteer organizations in London and shoot the coordinators an email.
3. Writing Opportunities
Looking to get published? Looking to showcase your writing talents? You can submit to:
The Western Gazette
the Purple Arm
the BMSA Blog
Western Undergraduate Research Journal
There are many Social Science Journals available
Check out some of the Faculty Journals available
Social Sci/Arts Related
The General Assembly
4. USC Opportunities
Like student government? Check to see what’s going on with our student council here.
5. I <3 Sci Day Clubs
There are many science program related clubs that host events for students including:
The Bachelor of Medical Sciences Association
Actuarial & Statistical Undergraduate Association
Western Undergraduate Neuroscience Society
Western Biochemistry Club
Click here for a full list of clubs available through the Science Students’ Council!
6. Job Opportunities
Looking for some extra cash and an opportunity to build your resume? Don’t fret! There are many jobs around campus available for students to apply to:
Western Rec Center