University Students'
Council of Western

To enhance the educational experience and quality of life for all undergraduates at Western University

About Us

The University Students’ Council (USC) is a student-led organization that first and foremost exists to advocate for and represent undergraduate students at Western University. Since 1965, we have grown beyond an advocacy organization, becoming one of the largest student governments in Canada and one of the largest not-for-profits in London, Ontario Canada. Each day, we work to support, improve and enhance your student experience, because we believe that students have the power to change the world. 

Your 2021-22 Executives

USC President

VP External Affairs

VP University Affairs

VP Student Support and Programming

VP Governance and Finance

VP Communications and Public Affairs

Western is our community – our home. Our council meets once a month with your elected student representatives.  Our council is comprised of our six-person Executive Committee, and representatives from each constituency council including all faculties, affiliates and professional schools. 

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If you’re asking yourself what’s happening at the USC, you’ve come to the right place. From press releases and council meeting minutes, to weekly stories, statements and elections updates, keep up to date with the USC here. 

  • Winter Break Update
    by Communications Staff on November 26, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    the lead up In November, the USC and Western Student Senators (WSS) started to hear from students about concerns regarding the length of this year’s Winter Break. Changes to the Academic Calendar need to be approved by the University Senate. While the USC is present at Senate meetings, we do not […]

  • Flexing your Finance Muscle at Financial Literacy Week: Teaching Students About Money (For Free)
    by Communications Staff on November 24, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    By: Amina Khan Financial Literacy Week  is catered towards university students who have just started dealing with their own finances and are unsure of the concepts that come along with it, whether that is with taxes, banking, credit, or loans. It is a great opportunity for students who are feeling […]

  • USC Statement on the Death of a Student
    by Communications Staff on November 24, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    The University Students’ Council issued the following statement regarding the death of a Western student last week:The USC is saddened to learn of the passing of Olivia Vaseleniuck, a student in Year 1 of the Bachelor of Education Program. Our thoughts are with Olivia’s friends and family, and […]

  • Bringing back USC Day in 2021: Students Lead the Way
    by Communications Staff on October 30, 2021 at 9:47 am

    By: Anushka GoswamiHave you ever wondered who organizes events on campus? Who runs the Spoke and Wave? How do students have access to Purple Care, London Transit, and Purple Fest? The answer to those questions is your University Students’ Council (USC). The USC is a student-led organization that […]

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