All the tools and support you need

We have curated a set of tools and resources that provide advice, inspiration and direction. You can feel free to start anywhere. Explore what you think will be most helpful for you and see how it works for you.

You can also track and measure your progress along the way. The goal is to identify what tools, resources or supports (whether on this portal or otherwise) have the most impact on your well-being.

Wellness & Well-being Supports

Black and Racialized Student Support

Connect with counsellors from racialized communities, offering a safe space to share about lived experiences.

Empower Me (Graduate Students)

Talk with professionals in a variety of fields about mental and physical health, career counselling, and more.

Gender Based Sexual Violence Supports

Connect for support if you have experienced gender-based and sexual violence.

Health and Wellness Services - Employees

Connect with supportive and proactive services and programs to help you be your physical and mental best.

Health and Wellness Services - Students

Connect with Health & Wellness, the appointment-based medical clinic, for all your healthcare support.

Mental Health Supports

Connect with professional and confidential services, to help meet personal, social and academic goals.

Purple Care (Undergraduate Students)

Learn more about USC extended Health and Dental plans.

Residence Mental Health and Counselling

Talk with residence counselling for support for anxiety, depression, academic stress, grief and relationships.

TransCare Supports

Mental Health Support has several counsellors with expertise in the provision of services to 2SLGBTQIA+ students.

Wellness Programs, Training, Sessions and Events for Students

Connect for programs, training sessions and events to thrive during and after your university experience.

Western Mental Health Services Individual Counselling

Talk to a professional providing short-term counselling.

Western Mental Health Services Support Groups

Talk with professionally-led support groups.


Anova provides safe spaces and shelter, support, counselling and resources for women experiencing abuse and their children.

Anxiety Canada

Learn from this free on-line, self-help, and evidence-based resource for anxiety.


Practice Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with this self-help resource.

CMHA: Crisis Response Line 24/hours

Connect with highly trained volunteers providing emotional support for families, loved ones and caregivers.


Talk to a crisis support counsellor 24/7.

Here to Help BC

Learn strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways.

Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

Connect for multilingual support services for male survivors of sexual abuse, both recent and historical.

Meditation Oasis

Practice free guided meditations.

MindShift App

Practice Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies for anxiety relief.

Psychology Today

Connect with a therapist in your community.

Psychology Tools Ltd

Learn with this free guide on how to live with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty.


Talk with professionals in an online video call to receive counselling.

Reach Out

Talk to a crisis support counsellor 24/7.


Learn self-compassion information, research and practical techniques.


Talk on Togetherall, a safe online community where students support each other's mental well-being anonymously.

Academic & Career Resources

Academic Success Program for Athletes

Supports student athletes with their transition to university learning and competing at the varsity level.

Accommodation Assessment & Planning

Book a 1:1 with our team to discuss your academic accommodations.

Assistive Technology Assessment & Training

Book a 1:1 appointment with an Educational Assistive Technologist to discuss the tools available to support your learning.

Career Appointments

30-minute appointments with a Career Coach, offered in-person, by Zoom, or over the phone.

Career Fairs

Meet with 80+ employers at the fall or winter on-campus Career Fair.

Community Engaged Learning Courses

Contribute to the mission of a local non-profit and gain experience as part of your coursework.

Employer Information Sessions

In-person and virtual events for students to meet with employers that hire Western students.

Graduate & Professional School Fair

Meet face to face with recruiters from a wide range of graduate and professional school programs from Canada and abroad.

Graduate Student Life

Grade Life 101 is a resource for all new graduate students to get oriented with services and supports at Western.

Graduate Student Life Resources

Resources and services to help graduate students to learn, grow, and thrive.

Learn to Lead

Gain knowledge to become an effective leader. Develop skills for success beyond graduation, better self-awareness, and access professional development opportunities.


Learn strategies and tools to help you thrive academically and personally. Grad and undergrad streams are available.

Learning Appointments

Book a 1:1 appointment with our team to discuss learning strategies and improve academic performance.

Mentorship Programs

Western offers many mentorship programs for students. Explore the best program for you!

Mindful Moments

Relax, recharge, refocus with weekly drop-in mindfulness practices live on Zoom. We begin with a few minutes of quiet reflection, followed by a 10-15 minute guided practice.

Mindfulness for Academic Success

A 6-week group to help you manage academic stress and improve your academic focus.

Online Writing Assistance

Submit your written work online and our team will provide feedback on how to improve your work.

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL Centre)

Develop effective learning strategies and get free, one-to-one, course-specific help offered by trained upper-year students who have succeeded in the same courses.

Society of Off-Campus Students

Off-campus students make up more than 1/5 of our incoming first year class. Join the Society of Off-Campus Students to build community, get involved and be part of the OC family!

Student Writing Advisor Program

Learn to mentor your peers through any stage of the writing process.

Virtual Career Resources

Virtual resources, videos, and interactive modules to help you with your career preparation.

Western Peer Leaders

Volunteer or work within the Student Experience division and contribute to the Western community while gaining transferable skills and growing your university network.

Western Scholars

The Western Scholars program recognizes high-achieving students. Join this honors society to enhance your university experience.

Western Serves Network

Volunteer opportunities in the local community between September-April.

Western's Employment Resource Centre

Peer drop-in support for help with resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, and LinkedIn profiles.

Work Integrated Learning (Internship, Co-op, Practicum)

Explore opportunities to gain work experience as part of your degree program.

Writing Appointments

Book a 1:1 appointment with our team for support with your academic and professional writing.

Writing Support @ Weldon

Drop in daily at Weldon Library with your academic or professional writing for expert advice from our writing advisors.

Sports & Recreation

Drop-in Sports

Explore opportunies for drop-in team sports including badminton, basketball, futsal and volleyball.

Drop-in Squash

Free, one-hour squash court reservations are available during regular building hours.

Fan and Community Engagement

Explore opportunities to engage with the campus community by attending on-campus Mustang sports events for free.

Fit Lane Swim

Drop-in lanes are self-directed, but with qualified lifeguard supervision. Lanes available for all skill levels.

Fitness Centre

Complete self-directed workouts.

Group Fitness

Supporting students of all abilities, including those who are new to group exercise and those who are looking for high-intensity group activity.

Intramural Sports

Join a fun, equitable, and safe playing environment, while meeting new people, staying active and enjoying some friendly competition.

Mustangs Athelete Students Council & Mustangs Care

Connect, develop and learn about supports for the Mustangs community including programming, resources, and more.

Orientation to Campus Recreation

Promotional video of our facilities, a self-guided walking tour of WSRC, facility hours, and a summary of our programs and services.

Personal Training

Work with a personal trainer towards your individual goals, whether that is strength, endurance, or overall general fitness goals.

Recreational Sport Clubs

Student-led sport- or activity-based groups focused on participation and engaging in active wellbeing, open to enrolled students on campus.

Varsity Team Tryouts

Connect directly with our Mustangs coaches to find out more information about opportunities with our varsity teams or clubs.

Western Campus Recreation

Practice being active with a variety of programs/services offered within Western Student Recreation Centre.

Women's Only Programming

Safe and inclusive programming/space for female-identifying members. Currently includes dedicated studio time and women's only intramurals.

Housing Resources

International Student Specific Supports

Chaplin's Office at Western University; Faith Communities in London and Places of Worship

Connect with Chaplains, who address spiritual, religious, faith & ethical needs of students at university. For those from religious traditions not represented by Western chaplains, we can provide referrals to spiritual leaders and resources within their own tradition.

Food Bank Program for Non-TAs (on campus)

Connect with the program aiming to reduce the financial burden of student's access to nutritious food options.

Food Support Services (on campus)

Connect with food support services on campus for assistance.

IESC (International and Exchange Student Centre)

Connect for support for a range of issues, including immigration matters, peer support, referrals, and more.

IESC - Spousal Group

Connect with other international students and their spouses or partners to build community & share resources.

Community Food Banks

Connect with food bank support that provides emergency food items to individuals and families in need.

Community Services in London

Connect with a wide range of services provided to the London community daily.

Cross-Cultural Learner Centre (CCLC)

Connect with a welcoming community where newcomers are assisted in settling and offered translation services.

Ethnocultural Groups in London

Connect with organizations that facilitate cultural unity and development, through a variety of programs.

IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)

Learn about protection offered to refugees, programming offered to newcomers in Canada, & citizenship grants.

London Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership

Learn about services and information for newcomers to Canada to help integrate into the community.

LUSO Community Services

Connect with the resource centre dedicated to promoting inclusiveness, well-being & prosperity of community.

North London Resource Centre

Connect with opportunities to engage with others to achieve personal potential and healthy quality of life.

Service Canada

Learn about applying for a SIN (Social Insurance Number) in order to work in Canada.

Service Ontario

Learn more about applying for an OHIP health card, driver's license, and Ontario ID.

South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre

Connect with programs designed to help community development & provide new opportunities come together.

US Consulate General Toronto

Learn more about the different US visas (travel, study, work) classifications and the process of applying.

WILL Immploy

Learn about employment support for international students, newcomers, and their spouses.

Indigenous Student Specific Resources

Student Support & Resources

Connect for support accessing services and resources both on and off campus.

All Health Services @ Oneida Health Services

Connect with mental health services, group & individual counselling, case management, support groups, & more.

Atlohsa Family Healing Services

Connect with services providing shelter to Indigenous women and their children, support groups, and more.

Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness Program- Parkwood Institute- Mental Health Care Building - St Joseph’s Health Care London

Connect with Indigenous-led mobile outreach working in-hospital and in-community to provide health services.

Chippewa of the Thames Health Center

Connect for services including health education, immunization, counselling, community care, and more.

Deshkan Ziibiing Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

Connect for free legal support for certain problems provided to people living on a low income.

Elgin-Oxford Legal Clinic

Connect with a community legal clinic providing people living on a low income, free legal service supports.

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline

Connect with experienced and culturally competent counsellors available 24/7 with multiple language supports.

First Nations Counselling Portal

Connect with trauma-responsive counselling for mental health crisis and residential school health supports.

First Nations Housing Co-operative Inc

Connect with supporting low-income First Nations households living in urban areas to obtain suitable housing.

John Howard Society of London and District- Indigenous Service Program

Connect with culturally relevant probation and parole services for Indigenous adults and youth.

Life-Long Learning

Connect for programming for pre-school children living in the Oneida community to achieve school-readiness.

Mental Health Crisis Response


Mnaasged Child and Family Services

Connect for community prevention outreach, counselling, advocacy, parenting programs, foster care, and more.

Munsee-Delaware Nation

Connect for community-led programs aimed to improve social supports & conditions that affect long term health.

Native Inter-Tribal Housing Co-operative

Connect with affordable housing services for Indigenous Peoples.

N’Amerind (London) Friendship Center

Connect with culturally relevant supports for physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Center Solvent & substance use treatment centre for First Nations/Indigenous Youth

Connect with support for Indigenous youth & families to strengthen physical, emotional, and mental wellness.

Nokee Kwe

Connect for support to help find employment, improve literacy skills for the workforce, and build self-esteem.

Oneida Community Center

Connect to engage with cultural based and recreational activities in a safe environment.

Oneida Language and Cultural Center

Connect with language practitioners producing speakers who are equipped to use Oneida in their everyday lives.

Oneida Nation of the Thames Health Center

Connect for programs supporting health promotion, illness & injury prevention, and health maintenance.

Oneida Nation Ontario Works Office & Resource and Training Centre

Connect for support in applying to the Ontario Works program.

Oneida Public Works

Connect with essential services supporting community infrastructure.

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services

Connect with support services for home repair, housing assistance, housing investment, and more.

Onyota’a:ka family Healing Lodge

Connect for emergency shelter for up to six weeks and receive support while sheltered.

SOAHAC Chippewa of the Thames

Connect with wellness supports providing traditional healing, mental health, addiction, and clinical services.

SOAHAC Counsellors London

Connect for innovative, Indigenous-informed healthcare through a combination of health and social services.

Victim Services Strathroy

Connect for referrals, to help apply for government funding, advocacy and safety planning for victims.