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. 

  • USC Statement on the Death of a Student
    by Communications Staff on September 14, 2021 at 9:10 am

    The University Students’ Council issued the following statement regarding the death of a student earlier this week.The USC is devastated with the news of the passing of Gabriel Neil, a first-year health science student. Our sincere condolences are extended to Gabriel’s family and friends, and […]

  • Statement on Gender-Based and Sexual Violence
    by Communications Staff on September 12, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    Trigger Warning: this post discusses gender-based and sexual violence. The USC is heartbroken with what we are hearing within residences and on campus. While we cannot comment on investigations taking place, we want to make it absolutely clear that we hear you, we stand with survivors, and we are […]

  • A Message from the USC Executive on Western’s Vaccine Policy
    by Communications Staff on August 11, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    The University Students’ Council executive team is pleased by the direction and approach Western University is taking to ensure the health and safety of our campus community.  The vaccine policy announcement shared this evening is essential information for students to consider as we begin […]

  • World Indigenous Peoples Day
    by Communications Staff on August 9, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    By Victoria Brown World Indigenous Peoples Day is an official day of celebration to recognize and honour the heritage, cultures and valuable contributions to society by Indigenous peoples. The USC acknowledges the continued impact of colonization and is committed to taking steps forward to both […]

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