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Student Experience

At Brescia, we pride ourselves on an impactful student experience supporting you both inside and outside the classroom. Whether you are looking for assistance personally or academically, Brescia has resources in place to ensure you have a transformative university experience.

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Experiential Education

Take advantage of opportunities to gain hands-on practice through experiential learning. Complete an internship, volunteer at a local organization or be involved in the Community Engaged Learning program! You will develop relationships in the London community and gain networking connections in your field.

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Student Support and Wellness

Your health and wellness is a top priority at Brescia and there are many resources in place to ensure you are supported throughout your journey. Discover the Brescia Care Program or the Wellness Education Peers. Additionally, you have access all of Western’s support services on main campus.

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Food & Dining

Brescia’s dining hall, commonly known as the Mercato (or market in Italian!), is centrally located on campus in Clare Hall. From Mexican to Italian, vegan to gluten free, our chefs are prepared to offer you creative, delicious meals everyday.

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Life in London

On Brescia's campus or anywhere in the City of London, you are part of a community. Situated in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, London is the 11th largest city in Canada with an estimated population of over 400,00.

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Living on Campus

Living in Clare Hall is an experience like no-other. Residence enhances your university life with social events, support services and the opportunity to build life-long friendships. By accommodating 300 students, you will expand your bold community far beyond the classroom.

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Diverse Community

Brescia welcomes students from many countries across the world! We support all faiths and backgrounds and share an environment where we celebrate diversity on campus. Join us at one of our international student events over the academic year.

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