Graduate study at Western is made possible, in-part, by the efforts of an outstanding faculty and staff. The Faculty/Staff section of our website lists the various areas which might be of use or interest to faculty and staff members.
In order to aid the graduate community, The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies aims to:
support graduate programs in maintaining high quality and standards, introducing innovations, and increasing enrolments
support graduate students and postdocs in successful completion of their studies and in development of competitive and marketable career skills
enhance the profile of graduate and postdoctoral studies at Western
Enhance a passion for the pursuit of knowledge and original thought within the graduate and postdoctoral community and support the personal and professional development of our students and postdoctoral scholars.
Provide and promote best practices in recruitment, admissions, progression and retention.
Collaborate with programs, students and the campus community to achieve a supportive and stimulating academic environment through a blend of structure and flexibility from initial inquiry to graduation.
Provide a professional and comprehensive administrative home that will effectively promote and serve the community of postdoctoral scholars.
We are a highly skilled and innovative team who act as a comprehensive resource on graduate and postdoctoral matters, accountable to all graduate programs, students and postdoctoral scholars. We facilitate a culture that values fairness and open communication.