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.
Statistics deals with the collection, analysis and interpretation of data using probability and other mathematical tools. It also deals with the development of mathematical and random models for phenomena in everyday life. Statistical methods are used in engineering, financial management, insurance, marketing, medicine, politics, science, social science and many other fields.
Actuarial science is the study of models and methods used in the analysis and management of financial risk. An actuary is a business professional who applies his/her knowledge of mathematics, probability and statistics to financial problems involving future uncertainty. Together with applied math, financial modelling modules, which prepare students for careers in banking and finance, are also offered.
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 apply mathematical skills to a range of subjects and helps to solve important problems for insurance, government, commerce, industry and academic researchers.
The ability to compile and organize facts and information and to comprehend and apply new and/or unfamiliar information to different situations and settings
The ability to learn, understand and interpret information and apply knowledge to new situations
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
For a more complete list of transferable skills click here.