"Counselling" is advice about course selection, module selection, eligibility for modules/programs, how to deal with academic difficulties, etc.
The Academic Counselling Team in Western Science Centre is a team of dedicated and experienced academic counsellors that help Science, Medical Sciences 1 & 2, BMSc and Neuroscience students during their academic careers.
- struggling with university adjustment
- advising about the impact of course selection and academic performance on eligibility for modules and degrees
- accommondation for missed course work
- requests for increased or irregular course loads
- advising transfer students
- requests for Letter of Permission (taking courses at another university)
- Change of Status, including withdrawal from Western or transferring from another faculty
- general questions
Departmental Counsellors are available to answer queries about courses and modules offered by that department.
- general questions about courses and modules offered by the department
- taking a course offered by that department:
- without the prerequisite
- despite a timetable conflict
- despite the course being full
- (see Special Permission for more information)
Health and Wellness Counselling
Western provides several health-related services on campus that to help students achieve optimum health:
- Student Health Services is an appointment-based medical clinic for all registered part-time and fill-time students at Western. Services include:
- medical care
- counselling and psychiatry, etc.
- Mental Health Counselling is available on campus through:
- Student Development Centre (SDC)
- Student Health Services (SHS)