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Volume 5 / Issue 3 / September 11, 2017
Academic Dean's Office
Drop-in Hours

Where's my class?
Tips to finding the room you're looking for.
  • 0 means basement level, 1 means main level.
  • A list of building short forms is on the campus map.
  • Reception located in Wemple can assist you.
This week is Clubs Week
Over 20 academic, cultural and social clubs at King's will be on display in the King Student Life Centre September 11-15Stop by to discover a club that suits you. Best Buddies will also be there.

list of clubs is on the event page.
KUCSC Welcome Back Week
Your KUCSC is hosting a variety of events to welcome back students to campus. From free popcorn and cotton candy, to a pub charity night.
September 12-15, 2017.

Find the list of KUCSC events.
The Write Place presents: Conversations & Dance Party
Meet in the Vitali Student Lounge and practice your English skills while learning how to dance salsa.
Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.

The Write Place Guest Speaker
Indigenous elder Liz Akiwenzie is giving a talk on mindful and respectful listening at The Write Place at 3 p.m. on September 14.

New English Course
Water and Civilization: Literature, Ecology, Activism
English 2262G

This course examines non-fictional accounts of the relationship between water (its management and mythology) and the development of diverse civilizations.

MOS - Barcelona & Toulouse Info Sessions
Information sessions for interested students (and their parents) will be on September 15, 2017 from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. and on September 19, 2017 from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in Wemple 170.

International Welcome Reception
Join us for a welcome reception for international students in the Vitali Lounge from 
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 15.  

Open to all members of the King's community!

Bikes n' Brains 2017 
The 4th annual Bikes n' Brains organized by King's student Joy Cameron takes place on September 16The event includes a group bike ride, bike safety activities for kids, and a symposium about both bike safety and concussions. 


Yoga classes will take place in the Reflection Room every Wednesday from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. on a first-come basis.
Bring your own mat.

Terry Fox Run

September 17
Registration is at 9:30 a.m.
Event Start is at 11 a.m. (single start time)
Concrete Beach, Outside UCC, Western.
Bring a bottle of water.
Route distance: 5 km

SJPS Information Session
For students  interested in taking Global Networks for Justice: Borders, Migration and Violence which includes studying at the Rondine Centre for Peace in Italy during 2018.
September 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m. DL112.

Graduate School and Scholarship Information Session for Disability Studies

  • Talks by Disability Studies alumni 
  • Information on Disability Studies related graduate programs across the US and Canada
  • Information on applying for scholarships, SHHRC grants and writing proposals
September 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the  Vitali Student Lounge extension.

Tai Chi Classes

Experience the benefits of Tai Chi. Starting September 21 there will be 8 classes on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in the Reflection Room. 
Free to King's faculty and students with valid photo ID. 

Reserve your Tai Chi spot by email or by calling 226-235-7598.
Ask Joe

Your Dean of Students, Joe Henry, will be in the King Student Life Centre September 21, 2017 from 10 a.m.-noon to answer any questions you may have. Stop by and say hello.
The Write Place Presents Conversation & Crafts Party

Everyone is welcome to practice English skills while creating colourful lanterns in celebration of Diwali and Rosh Hashanah on September 21 at  5:30 p.m. in Dante Lenardon 012.

Indigenous Welcome Lunch

On September 22, Student Support Services hosting lunch to welcome new Indigenous students. Lunch will be served in Vitali Student Lounge at noon. 

Health and Dental Opt-Out Deadline
Health and Dental Opt-Out Deadline:  September 22, 2017
Full-time, undergraduate students with equivalent extended health plan coverage may choose to opt-out online of the USC Health Plan or Dental Plan.   Choose the Western USC symbol, then click opt-out.  If you have any questions please call 519-661-3722.
Liturgy Schedule

Monday, September 11 Prayers with the Songs of Taize at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12 Eucharist at 12 p.m. 
Wednesday, September 13 Eucharist at 12 p.m. 
Friday, September 15 Eucharist at 12 p.m. 
Sunday, September 17 Eucharist at 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. at Windermere on the Mount.
Eucharist at 5 p.m. in Labatt Hall. 
To stay on top of all the exciting news and events at King's be sure to check out our  Event Calendar and King's News website!