Western University is connected to the communities in which it operates. Every day and in countless ways, Western students, faculty, staff and alumni learn from, give back, and contribute to the local area. Though mutually beneficial relationships, community relations at Western promotes a sense of civic engagement, social responsibility and community inclusion.

Measuring Impact


67,000+
hours from students enrolled in Community Engaged Learning

2,200+
first year students volunteer locally during O-Week

2,200+
fourth year students with international learning experience

Community Initiatives