101 – Huron University College at Western University

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Last updated: October 1, 2019

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About Huron at Western University

Huron at Western is completely unique among postsecondary institutions in Canada – creating educational experiences unlike any other that prioritize ethical leadership and community engagement as much as the pursuit of academic achievement. Huron offers undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science and the Faculty of Theology. In the spirit of producing catalysts of positive change, Huron is furthering its integration of character-building and civic responsibility into programs that offer the traditional advantages of the Liberal Arts to develop the next generation of Leaders with Heart.

Huron is the founding institution of Western University. For more than 155 years, Huron has delivered an elite, yet accessible, university experience that contributes to its legacy of world-renowned alumni who revolutionize the sectors they work within. This long-standing affiliation with Western University gives Huron students full access to Western’s facilities, clubs and athletics programs. Huron students earn a Western degree with a Huron distinction, while benefitting from the one-on-one mentorship and integrated, personalized learning experiences only Huron’s large faculty-to-student ratio can provide.

Huron encourages students who want to take advantage of unparalleled scholarship, internship and research opportunities to consider developing their capacity for leadership within its vibrant campus, which will empower them to benefit humanity.

Our Student Population

  • Approximately 1,100 students call Huron their home.
  • Average entering grade of 83.8% in 2018.
  • $1.5 million in scholarships and financial aid awarded each year.
  • A diverse population of students from across Canada and across the world.

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Programs and Academic Choices

Through the Faculty of Arts and Social Science and Faculty of Theology, Huron students may combine a Huron program with a minor, major or specialization from another Huron program or a major or minor within the faculties offered at Western University, Brescia University College or King’s University College. Huron students, therefore, have almost limitless possibilities for program combinations.

First-Entry Programs

Second-Entry Programs

Huron has a strong connection with the Richard Ivey School of Business, with approximately 10% of Huron students entering the HBA program each year.

Read more about the Ivey Advanced Entry Opportunity at Huron.

Huron is pleased to offer dual degree programs options with all Honors BA programs with the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Read more about the Ivey HBA/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Huron.

Admission Information

Program/OUAC Code Required Courses Recommended Courses
Economics (EHO) ENG4U MHF4U and MCV4U and/or
Math taken at university
English (EHO) ENG4U
French (EHA) ENG4U
Global Studies (EHO) ENG4U Language course
Governance, Leadership & Ethics ENG4U
History (EHO) ENG4U
Management and Organizational Studies (EHD) ENG4U
2 of MHF4U, MCV4U or MDM4U
MCV4U recommended
Philosophy (EHA) ENG4U
Political Science (EHO) ENG4U
Psychology (EHO) ENG4U MHF4U is highly recommended
Religion & Theology (EHA) ENG4U

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Huron provides a wide range of opportunities and experiences to connect your learning with hands-on experience, giving you the opportunity to gain practical experience and insight.

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Residence and Student Life

Huron students have access to everything they need at Huron, with the residences being alongside the academic and administration buildings. Because of the placement of Huron residences, students also have quick access the University Community Centre, Social Science Centre, Weldon Library and Western Student Recreation Centre at Western University. Huron offers a wide range of student-run groups and intramurals, as well as the opportunity to engage with Western’s varsity athletics and clubs.

Living on campus puts you in the heart of all the action at Huron. With almost 70% of first-year students choosing to live on campus, it’s easy to meet new friends and get involved.

  • Hellmuth and Presidential Scholarship holders get preference in room choice.
  • Upper class “Dons” and “Sophs” organize programming and are available to guide you.
  • Living-Learning communities exist in various residences.
  • Floor and community events are planned throughout the year.
  • Group study sessions with skills-building workshops help you with time and stress management.

Read more about Housing and Student Life.

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Huron rewards academic excellence and provides a number of automatic scholarships, as well as scholarships that require an application. Huron guarantees a scholarship to any Canadian high school applicant with a final admission average of 80% or higher. Huron awards $1.5 million annually in financial aid to those who qualify.

First-Year Scholarships

  • Canadian Automatic Renewable Entrance Scholarships
  • Frank Holmes Athletic Scholarship
  • Gary Barnes Pre-Business Scholarship
  • Hellmuth Scholarship
  • International Automatic Entrance Scholarship
  • International Certificate Program (ICP) Scholarship
  • International Presidential Scholarship
  • Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Scholarships

First-Year Bursaries

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Semester Entry Points

September: Full-time Fall/Winter Admission only.

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101 Important Deadlines for Full-Time Fall/Winter Session

January 15: Supplementary application due for Ivey Advanced Entry Opportunity (AEO).

February 15: Application deadline for Hellmuth and International Presidential scholarships.

June 1: Application deadline for Gary Barnes Pre-Business Scholarship.

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Submission of Documents

After Western receives your application, an acknowledgement will be sent to you detailing the documents required to complete your application for admission to Huron. All requested supporting documents must be received before an admission decision can be made. Send all documents to Huron’s Admission Office.

It is your responsibility to ensure that all required documentation is submitted to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. You must submit a copy of each document to each campus you apply to; sending the documents to Western does not guarantee receipt by Huron. Submit all documents as soon as they are available and prior to the document deadline.

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English Proficiency

Huron at Western is an English-speaking university. If English is not your first language, you must write one of the following tests of English proficiency:

  • iBT (internet-based TOEFL)
  • TOEFL and TWE
  • CanTEST
  • PTE
  • CAEL

You may also complete the Highest Advanced Level at the Western English Language Centre (WELC), Level 10 of Fanshawe College’s English as a Second Language Program or London Language Institute’s ESL University Preparation Program as an alternative to one of the tests above.

Read more about English-language proficiency.

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Services for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities who require academic accommodation (e.g., special arrangements for exams) should notify Services for Students with Disabilities of their needs so that we can effectively support them.

Contact Services for Students with Disabilities by email or by phone at 519-661-2147.

Procedures for requesting academic accommodation and information about related support are available on the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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Indigenous Services

Indigenous Services (IS) provides assistance with filing an application, selecting programs/courses and accessing special admission under Western’s Aboriginal Access Admission Category. IS also provides extended support to Indigenous students through its Academic Transition Opportunities (ATO) program, which offers academic and personal/cultural services, including orientation, tutors on a weekly basis, workshop series and regular meetings with an academic counsellor. All Indigenous students from Canada and the United States can contact Indigenous Services for information at 519-661-4095 or toll-free at 1-888-661-4095.

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions – Huron at Western
1349 Western Road
London ON  N6G 1H3

Ontario High School Admissions

Telephone: 519-438-7225
Email: huron@uwo.ca

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