The Alumni Association of The University of Western Ontario is proud to serve and represent more than a quarter million alumni around the world.
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.
All first-year students enrolled in a science program at Western gain a basic understanding of the backbone of science through at least one course in mathematics. Mathematics involves the creation and study of abstract structures which appear in all forms of scientific inquiry.
Undergraduate degrees at Western are organized into modules. There are numerous mathematics modules that cater to varying degree and career objectives. Interested student are encouraged to contact us or the math department representatives at information sessions at intent to register in February/March of each year.
We encourage our undergraduates to work closely with faculty through undergraduate research programs, the mathematics scholars group and the pizza seminar. Faculty members have successfully mentored scholars elective students and we look forward to helping many more.
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.
The ability to perform calculations and write reports
Skills enabling you to work effectively as part of a team by identifying your role and contributing, through leading, teaching, motivating and/or encouraging others, to the success of the team
Ability to reveal and explain patterns
Ability to learn and interpret information and apply knowledge to new situations
Ability to compile and organize facts and information
Ability to construct and evaluate arguments with scientific and quantitative components
For a more complete list of transferable skills click here.