King’s University College at The University of Western Ontario

King’s University College at The University of Western Ontario

King’s stands second to no other institution of higher learning, large or small, in this country in the quality of its teaching faculty. Small classes, intensive student/faculty interaction, quality programs, comprehensive student services and a sense of community create an excellent environment for students. Combined with Western’s world class facilities and reputation, King’s offers ‘The Best of Both Worlds’.

King’s is a Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts university college, affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. A King’s student is registered at U.W.O. and receives U.W.O. credits. Our students may take any course not offered at King’s at Western, Brescia or Huron. All degrees are granted from The University of Western Ontario.

Residence Life

Living in residence places you at the heart of campus life, close to classrooms, the library, health services, recreational and dining facilities. Residence is much more than a bed and a desk. Our professional and student staff make it their top priority to create living space which supports your needs both in and out of the classroom. Residence Living also provides students with opportunities for personal growth and involvement. At King’s students are encouraged to take an active role in their residence through participation in various activities which include student government, student employment, residence oriented programs, community and athletic events. Research indicates that students who live in residence are less likely to drop out and are highly satisfied with their university experience.

Live in the heart of the university experience! King’s University College offers much more than a convenient place to live on campus – it offers countless opportunities to enhance your university learning and to share the daily excitement and activity of your first year of university with other students. Living in residence is a great way to meet people and feel connected to life at the College. The residence staff and student councils will organize events to help you get to know other residents, and they will be there to offer support and guidance as needed.

King’s University College provides on-campus housing for approximately 360 students. Living in residence puts you next door to all the facilities at King’s, including the dining hall, the library, your classes, and bus service to UWO and the City of London.

Double rooms are the standard accommodation for first year students.

King’s is very pleased to have students from around the world living in residence. In 2008-2009 almost 25% of our residents were international students. We are proud of our multicultural residence community and we encourage residents to embrace the opportunities for cross-cultural learning this community offers.

Student Clubs and Organizations

The King’s Student Council and Western’s Student Council support a large array of clubs, events and services as well as provide a variety of leadership opportunities in their organizations.

King’s and Western offer more than 175 clubs which cover the spectrum of academic associations, interest groups, cultural clubs and political and social organizations.

Here are some examples: BMOS Club, Caribbean Students’ Organization, Chinese Students’ Association, Debating Club, DREAMS, Economics, French, J.M. Carless History Society, Jewish Students’ Association, King’s Kids, King’s Players, Muslim’ Students’ Association, Newman Catholic Students’ Association, Outdoor Life, Philosophy, Society, Political Science Club, Psychology Club, Social Justice Club, Sociology Club, Young Liberals (PCs, NDPs).

Varsity Athletics & Campus Recreation

King’s students are involved in Western Mustang varsity teams and are eligible for Western’s Athletic Academic Awards. The Mustang Varsity Teams include:

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Curling
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Figure Skating
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling.

Nearly 12,000 students participate in Western’s intramural sports program. Facilities include cardio room, weight room, gyms, pools, baseball diamond, soccer fields, rugby fields, tennis dome, squash courts, racquet ball courts, badminton courts, table tennis courts, aerobics and dance studies, TD Waterhouse Stadium, Alumni Hall gymnasium. Yoga, dance and aerobic classes are also available.

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