"Counselling" is advice about course selection, module selection, eligibility for modules/programs, how to deal with academic difficulties, etc.


Department of Statistical and Actuarial Science Academic Counselling

DSAS Academic Counsellors/Advisors are available to answer queries about courses and modules

  • Hristo Sedov (Chief Counsellor)
  • Steve Kopp
  • Jennifer Peter

Faculty of Science Counselling

The Academic Counselling Team in North Campus Building Rm 280 is a team of dedicated and experienced academic counsellors/advisors that help Science students during their academic careers.

Reasons for seeing FoS Academic Counsellor/Advisor:

  • Struggling with university adjustment
  • Advising about the impact of course selection and academic performance on eligibility for modules and degrees
  • Accommodation 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

Helpful links on the FoS Team's website:

Live Chat

Help Portal (requires a log-in to issue ticket)

Health and Wellness Counselling

Western provides several health-related services on campus that to help students achieve optimum health:

Student Health Services:

Student Health Services is an appointment-based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Western. Services include:

  • Medical care
  • Counselling and psychiatry, etc.

Mental Health Counselling:

Mental Health Counselling is available on campus through:

  • Student Development Centre (SDC)
  • Student Health Services (SHS)

Active Minds Western - Student Club for Mental Health

Active Minds’ mission is to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness and to create an open environment for the discussion of mental health issues. 

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