Student Life Centre

What is Student Life?
Our Mission
Contact Us

Welcome to the Student Life Centre!A view of a classroom in Ursaline Hall

In the Student Life Centre, our focus is on students. We are a hub of connection to opportunities linking all aspects of student development and student learning at Brescia.

We work in strong collaboration with partners, both on-campus and off-campus, to support students with initiatives, programs, and services in the following six pillars:

  • Enhancing career and professional development
  • Supporting orientation and transition
  • Expanding leadership and involvement
  • Fostering experiential education
  • Promoting learning enhancement
  • Building awareness and capacity for mental health and well-being



The Student Life Centre is hiring for the 2017-18 academic year! We are looking for Career Peers & Mentees and NEW for 2017-18 Wellness Education Peers! Applications open February 27th, 2017

Become a NEW Wellness Education Peer!

Wellness Peer Educators will participate in developing campus-wide awareness initiatives and key institutional messages using multiple approaches (ie. Websites, social media, workshops, print resources, video) to improve supportive attitudes, awareness of mental health & wellness. The Wellness Education Peers will provide information about mental health resources available on campus and in London, how to access them, and what to expect from them through various forms of resource development. Wellness Education Peers will be known as mental health champions at Brescia and will encourage early help-seeking behaviours by teaching students about the mental health continuum, increasing knowledge of self-care strategies and how to recognize when they should seek help for mental health issues. Wellness Education Peers will work closely with the Student Wellness Educator.

For more information, review the Position Description, then apply onlineDeadline: Sunday, March 12th, 2017

 Become a Career Peer with the Student Life Centre!

The Career Peers are important members of the Student Life Centre (SLC). This peer program emphasizes a student-driven, peer-to-peer support approach offered through a customized one-on-one setting. As a team of upper-year students, Career peers provide resume, cover letter and Linked-In support to Brescia students and work closely with SLC staff to deliver career-related programming, such as workshops, mock interviews and events. *Work Study positions available as well, for qualifying candidates.*

For more information, review the Position Description, then apply online! Deadline: Sunday, March 12th, 2017

 Become a Mentee in the Professional Mentoring Program!

The Professional Mentoring Program is an opportunity for a senior student in any discipline to be matched with a mentor, who may be a Brescia alumna or community member. Mentoring is a great way to increase your communication and networking skills, help you prepare for your future career and transition into the professional work force, and an opportunity for you to develop your skills while learning from someone else’s experiences. Mentees will work closely with their mentor and the Coordinator, Student Life and Learning from the Student Life Centre (SLC) for the academic year to develop and maintain a positive and supportive mentoring relationship.

For more information, review the Position Description, then apply online! Deadline: Sunday, March 12th, 2017

What is Student Life?

At the heart of Student Life is student development and student learning. Together, these principles represent the philosophy, the goal, and the practice of our work in the Student Life Centre (SLC).

We believe that learning is a lifelong and shared process—learning happens always and everywhere!  Student Life functions best and is most enriching when our work is collaborative and integrated: coordinating all of our partners, working across disciplines, and encouraging multifaceted approaches and expertise to enhance the Brescia experience for all students.

We work with our campus community and London community to ensure that students are:

  • Safe and well
  • Academically engaged
  • Taking advantage of high impact educational experiences
  • Graduating with a sense of purpose
  • Have a positive affiliation with Brescia

Our Mission: Why do we exist?

We exist to create transformative opportunities that support the holistic development and leadership capacity of every Brescia student.

By collaborating with Brescia students, faculty, staff, alumnae, colleagues on Western’s main campus, and diverse community partners, we inspire student learning and positive action.

Contact us

Want to meet with a member of our team? You can book an appointment by e-mailing us at, or come visit us in the St. James Building, Room 119 (beside the Living Room)!

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm

Summer hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am-Noon; 12:30pm-4:00pm

Also, connect with Student Life by following us on Twitter and Facebook!

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