June 26 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 33                                       Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's Summer Edition

 

Many thanks to all the students who participated in our summer photo shoot! Please keep an eye out for photo and video opportunities with our department.

 

Convocation

King's enjoyed a spectacular Convocation on June 10th. You can watch the video of the address by Dr. David Sylvester, as well as our Honorary Degree recipient Sheila Fraser. 

 

Click here to see our full photo gallery of Convocation. 

 

 

Cheers!

King's Communications Team

 
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Deadline for 2014-2015 OSAP application June 30th! 
 
Just a reminder that the 2014-2015 OSAP application is available online at https://osap.gov.on.ca

 

Students who need or want to use OSAP to pay their fees for this upcoming September must complete the online application by June 30th and have all supporting documentation submitted by July 15th. 

 

Hints when applying under the full-time program: 
  • You will need your Ontario Access Number (OAN) and your password
    • If you have forgotten your OAN or your password, you have the ability to retrieve both from the OSAP website
    • Alternatively, if you cannot access from the website, you may come into Student Financial Services at King's with your SIN card and your valid government-issued photo ID. We can retrieve your OAN and/or issue a temporary password. However, please try the self-retrieval option first.
  • If this is your first time applying, you will select "The University of Western Ontario" as your institution and King's University College as your campus and program.
 If you have any questions, please contact kingsfinances@uwo.ca 
 
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Are you an aspiring writer?

 

The Catholic Register invites students to join their team as a correspondent for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

 

  • Get published in a national newspaper
  • learn from professional journalists 
  • Report on news from your community 
  • Share your thoughts on faith, culture and current issues
  • Attend an expense-paid retreat in Toronto
 
Application deadline is June 30, 2014. Visit www.catholicregister.org for details. Click on the "Youth" tab and "YSN application." For more information contact Ruane Remy at ruane@catholicregister.org
 
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English 3998E: Creative Writing course open to King's students from all programs 
 
Do you like writing fiction, poetry, drama or creative non-fiction? Enrol in English 3998E to workshop your creative work and to reflect critically on the work of your peers. 
 
Limited to 20 students chosen by the instructors based on samples of creative work.
 
To enrol this fall, submit 4-8 pages of your writing in any genre to the Faculty Secretaries' Office (DL 210) by July 30th, 2014. Address the package to Prof. Therese Khimasia, and mark it "Sample for Creative Writing Application." If you wish to submit your work electronically, email it in Word format to tkhimasi@uwo.ca. Include your student number, email and mailing addresses, and telephone number, so we can contact you if your application is successful. 
 
NOTE: you cannot enrol in this course on your own. We will pre-enrol you, so keep your Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. open on your timetable for fall 2014.
 
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Parking passes for September  
 
King's University College Parking Passes are now available for the upcoming 2014 - 2015 academic year. For details and applications, please visit the King's website.
 
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King's alumna shares experience at Canadian Battlefields in Europe  
 
Allison Wiber, a King's history graduate, describes her journey on the Canadian Battlefields tour. 
 
Click here to read her story. 
 
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Brazilian students arrive at King's for 3-week summer program

  

King's welcomed 31 students from Brazil for the Canadian Summer Experience program. The students, along with two chaperones, are living on campus residence, and will take English language classes and participate in art, photography and theatre classes. As well, they will participate in a Model UN and they will travel to local sites including Pinery Provincial Park, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Niagara Falls and Toronto over the next three weeks. King's will also host a Brazilian World Cup soccer match screening party.

 

The students attend Collegio Santo Antonio and Collegio Sagrado Coraco de Jues in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 

 
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King's welcomes students from India 

 

King's has been home to 18 students and 2 faculty from Sharda University, Greater Noida, Delhi, India over the past month. The visiting students have been participating in Global Commerce: Academic & Experiential Program in International Business (non-credit) which includes lectures by King's faculty and local business leaders as well as tours of business and industrial sites in our area. The London Economic Development Corporation has been the host of the business and industrial site visits. 

 
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From College to King's

  

Check out our latest video about King's transfer opportunities.

  

From College to King's 

 
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Upcoming Events 


 

Summer Academic Orientation 

June 16th - August 8th 

 


OSAP Application Deadline

June 30th

 

 

Application Deadline for English 3998E: Creative Writing course

July 31st

   

 

Daily Campus Tours

11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Monday and Friday

Walk-ins welcomed, or book your own time here

 

 

We would like to welcome our new faculty members starting July 1st

 

EBM 

Shawna Weingartner

 

Philosophy 

Dr. Georgia Mouroutsou

 

Political Science

Dr. Andrea Lawlor

Dr. John Grant 

 

Psychology

Dr. Mike Morrison 

 

 
Liturgy Schedule
 
Sunday Eucharist
"The Chapel" at Windermere on the Mount, 1486 Richmond Street

10:30 a.m.

  

 

Good2Talk

1-866-925-5454

 

24/7 Post-Secondary Student Helpline - free & confidential professional counselling service

 

 
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