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We are committed to delivering the finest alumni experience, in keeping with our continued number one ranking as "Canada's best student experience”.
The Student Success Centre is here to help with each step of your journey to a successful future. Our mission is to facilitate the development of career, educational, and life competencies for students and alumni through programs and services that guide successful transitions, foster local and global citizenship, promote leadership opportunities, encourage personal growth, deliver career resources, and ignite active engagement.
Biology at Western is an exciting, dynamic and broad-ranging subject that addresses the complexity of living organisms and encompasses topics such as the role of specific genes in embryo development, flowering or behaviour, and broad-scale interactions between organisms in ecosystems and the environment.
The Department of Biology oversees the largest undergraduate program in the sciences at the University of Western Ontario. The popularity of our program reflects the fact that Biology is a dynamic, interesting and important field of study. The students and faculty are interested in the study of life from molecular, cellular, organismal, community and global perspectives. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to offering a strong and exciting undergraduate curriculum and we take great pride in our award-winning teachers and the accomplishments of our students. This undergraduate web links will introduce you to the degree modules and the courses offered by Biology at Western.
Discipline specific knowledge is only one of the many benefits of pursuing an undergraduate degree. However, this knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for entering the world of work. You will discover that the content of your degree does not restrict your job opportunities.
Being aware of the transferable skills you've developed throughout your studies will better prepare you for entering the job market and allow you to articulate the skills that are so valued by employers.
Comprehensive knowledge of physiology, cell biology, molecular biology or population biology
The ability to gather data, formulate and test hypotheses
The ability to explain complex ideas clearly to others and to apply complex theoretical concepts to everyday practice and professional dilemmas
Deduction of information from various sources and the ability to concentrate on relevant resources
The capacity to interpret and analyze information presented by peers and constructively support or challenge their proposals, theories, ideas and reports in order to achieve a project’s intended and successful end result
For a more complete list of transferable skills click here.