'Take yourself seriously as a student, but play hard outside'
Some of Western's 2013 Outstanding Graduates in Art, Psychology, Computer Science and more offer tips on how to succeed at Western.
"Take yourself seriously as a student, but play hard outside," says Sydney Gunnarson, Western's 2013 Outstanding Graduate in Geology.
She's the one in the photo, taking her own advice.
Last-minute advice for move-in day Sept. 22
What to pack -- and what to leave at home. Make sure you have everything ready for the big day.
But whatever happens, know that you'll have help. And they'll be student volunteers, HELPs, wearing shirts like this.
Learning to love your new home
What happens when a student has her heart set on one residence hall but get assigned to another one?
(Hint: It's a happy ending)
Stay in touch with Western through social media, newsletters and more
From quarterly newsletters to social media and emergency text messages. Learn how to get all the latest news from Western.
Tips for living off campus
Get great advice on safety, your legal rights and obligations, and how to be the neighbor everyone loves.
Viking success stories: Latest achievements from Western students and alumni
Vikings were on top of their game in 2012-13, from winning prestigious scholarships to racking up regional athletic championships.
Learn more about students and alumni who won awards for excellence in journalism, accounting and theatre arts. And others who are traveling the world thanks to Fulbright Scholarships or assignments in the Peace Corps.