Western University ranks as one of Canada’s top research universities. From fundamental to applied knowledge, Western University discoveries benefit economic, social, health and cultural development in Canada and around the world.
Western attracts students with broad worldviews seeking to study, engage, and lead in international communities. Students from 117 countries share in classroom experiences and engage in study-abroad, research and volunteer opportunities to broaden perspectives and knowledge. Western students balance academic achievement with athletic, volunteer and social engagement, fostering a strong community that extends to 270,000 alumni worldwide.
Western teaches a full complement of disciplines including 15 subjects ranked among the top 1% in the world. With annual research funding of $235 million, Western researchers work to inform policy and share knowledge on the world stage, and 61% of research publications involve international collaborations.
Western is home to world-renowned research centres such as the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel, the Brain and Mind Institute, Robarts Research Institute, the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research, and the Bone and Joint Institute.
Western is considered Canada’s most beautiful campus. Our home, London, Canada, is a safe, welcoming community of more than 366,000 people.