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Moving Out of Residence: The Struggle is Real.

Congratulations, you made it through your first year at Western! Now it is time to sit back, relax, and enjoy your summer break. But before you bust out the flip flops and sunglasses you're going to need to move out of that building you've called home for eight months.

Extended Stay Requests

For those who need to stay longer than the 24-hour period after their final examination, Extended Stay Requests must be submitted with appropriate documentation attached.

Procrastination Bug

So it's the final stretch! Here are a few tips to prevent the Facebook and the interwebs in getting in your way of studying.

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.

London in a Week

Now that you're all settled in and comfortable on Western's campus, let's get out of the Western bubble. Check out this list of fun things to do around London, the forest city.

St. Patrick's Day Alcohol Safety

With St. Patrick's Day approaching this upcoming weekend, the Department of Public Safety would like to remind everyone to enjoy their green beverages responsibly.

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!

Intent to Register is Coming!

If you are planning on returning next September, you must complete the Intent to Register process. Learn the steps and where you can go for help.

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.

Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan

Western University has developed a Draft Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan and is looking for feedback. Find out how you can contribute.

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?

Fear to Fun, the Intramural Jitters

Here's an insiders perspective to how much fun the intramural scene is for those who haven't played a sport since grade 9 gym.

Travelling Safely for the Winter Break

As you begin to plan your travel arrangements for winter break, whether you're planning to get on a flight or stay in residence, here are some tips for safe travel.

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...

5 Reasons to Residence Soph

Cause the fun shouldn't have to end after first year!

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.

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.


The story behind the residence dining hall Tupperware box. Get ONE!

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.

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

If you are of the legal Canadian drinking age (19+) and you choose to drink, please check out these tips on how to celebrate good times without going overboard.

Your New Home in Residence

No matter what building you live in, all rez students will have the same rez experience.

How to Successfully Move into Residence

It's happening. You're moving out and getting ready to meet your new family for the next year. Are you ready? Check out these tips to help you successfully move into residence!

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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