Mental Health Support

For students seeking mental health support and/or campus counselling visit:

If you have concerns about gender-based violence, you can seek assistance here: (GBV Specific) or

Student Donation Opt-out

The Social Science Student Donation was begun in 1996 as an initiative of the Social Science Students’ Council. Its purpose was to provide funds to the Faculty for the support of undergraduate students that would otherwise be unavailable to Social Science students. The donation allocations are recommended by the Social Science Students’ Council on the basis of requests from individual departments.

To opt-out of the donation, please complete the opt out e-form.

News and Updates

People on Dundas Street in London, Ontario, Image by Ken Lund from Reno, Nevada, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Understanding discrimination in London

Based on responses to a representative survey, four out of 10 immigrants and visible minorities faced discrimination in London and Middlesex in the last three years, and six out of 10 Indigenous respondents experienced discrimination.

Johanna Weststar, Associate Professor, DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies

Activision Blizzard’s sexual harassment scandal is not a one-off for the gaming industry

A growing number of major digital gaming studios face allegations over their “frat boy” cultures. These aren’t isolated accusations, says Johanna Weststar, Associate Professor in DAN Management.

Isabel Savard and Nicholas Keller

Western welcomes first National Indigenous Scholarship recipients

Recognized for academic excellence, commitment to community, two Indigenous students in Social Science part of first cohort.

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