The Western Education Difference

The Western Education Difference

Western ranked top 1%

Western ranked top 1%

We’re ranked in the top 1% of universities and 190th in the world according to THE World University Rankings. Making us your go to spot for studying at an internationally respected university.

Award-winning professors

Award-winning professors

Our incredible faculty will help you every step of your academic journey. They’ve been recognized with many awards, including the Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, a Heritage Plaque from Research Western and an Order of Canada and an Order of Ontario.

Supportive initiatives and events

Supportive initiatives and events

We have our own dedicated students’ council that organizes awards as well as professional and social events, such as the grad formal.

Diverse community

Diverse community

With more than 1,000 students from Canada and around the world, we offer a community that energizes our halls and our online programs.

Faculty-specific scholarships

Faculty-specific scholarships

We offer scholarships for a variety of programs that can help you financially while you get one of our degrees.

Degree and program choice

Degree and program choice

Become an expert in your field. With Teacher Education, Master’s and Doctorate degrees, along with Additional Qualifications and certificates, you can choose the program that’s right for your career.

Western Education Spotlight

Western Education-led study links placental oxygen levels to fetal brain development

February 27, 2024
Researchers use MRI to show how health of placenta may influence childhood cognition, behaviour.

Western Education remains one of Canada’s top-ranked education faculties

February 26, 2024
For the second straight year, Western Education ranked 4th among Canadian education faculties, according to Times Higher Education.

Dr. Najwa Zebian on the transformative power of authenticity

February 14, 2024
Education alum and writer Dr. Najwa Zebian shares how the lessons in her new book, The Only Constant, always held true in her life.

Education alum pursuing law degree to help new immigrant families

February 08, 2024
After completing a Master of Arts in Curriculum Studies, Anna Wang is now expanding her horizons to continue helping those looking for a new home ...

Expert insight: Excessive social media use worsened adolescent mental health during COVID-19

January 19, 2024
Lockdowns and lack of support networks left youth more vulnerable to the negative effects of social media.

Drawing on doctoral research, Candace Brunette-Debassige pens first book

January 18, 2024
Tricky Grounds tells the story of Indigenous women administrators and their experiences working in Canadian universities.