November 11, 2013 | Vol. 1, Issue 9                                 Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: Remembrance Day


As we remember those who served and sacrificed to protect the freedom that we graciously enjoy today, please join us at the flagpoles in front of Wemple building at 10:45 a.m for a Remembrance Day traditional ceremony 


The ceremony will include prayers, wreath-laying, playing of the Last Post, moment of silence, and will include a bagpiper, bugler, and the King's University College Chamber Choir.  


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Environmental Week

November 12th
Hiking Trip 
Komoka Conservation Area
Meet at 3 p.m,  King's bus stop

November 13th
ECO Scavenger Hunt

Visit Diane in the Wemple Cafeteria at the King's ECO Initiatives booth with your scavenger hunt answers and be entered to win Ralph Nader tickets and King's Swag! Click here for more details.

Documentary Night - Grizzly Man & Planet Earth

Vitali Student Lounge

6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Popcorn, chips, pop and juice will be provided!


November 14th

Sustainability Day

Clothing Swap - 12 p.m.

Guest Speakers - 2 p.m.

Documentary Night - 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.


Go Local Solutions

Vitali Student Lounge

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Pizza will be provided!


E-waste Collection

Bring all of your unwanted electronic waste to the Wemple Parking Lot between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. All proceeds will go towards King's Green Fund! Click here for a list of accepted items. 

International Week 2013

International Week at Western takes place from November 12th - 15th. Join fellow students, faculty and staff in celebrating diversity on campus and exploring international opportunities, programs and discussions. An action-packed schedule of cultural events, workshops, presentations and special events is planned.  Events are happening across campus. Displays, cultural events and more will be available in the Western UCC Atrium all week. Click here for the full schedule and event details.



Don't miss King's Global Forum hosted during International Week on November 14th, 6:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m. in the Vitali Student Lounge. The Forum showcases study/exchange abroad and experiential learning opportunities at King's and across Western. It also features student presentations about learning abroad, a panel of faculty members and table displays.


Click here for more information.


Questions? Contact King's International Office.



Ralph Nader comes to King's!


Don't miss out on your chance to hear from Ralph Nader! Join us at 7:30 p.m. on November 15th in Labatt Hall Room 105 as Mr. Nader speaks about, "Turning the Tides: How Business Can Turn Societal Change into Competitive Advantage."

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the King's Connection.


King's Ball


The KUCSC and Jay Gatsby cordially invite you to King's Ball 2013 at the Marconi Club of London, on the night of Friday, November 22nd, 2013. 

Throwing an unforgettable party the way only Gatsby can, this formal event will feature lively music and entertainment, a decadent meal, champagne, glamorous decor and dancing for hours. It's sure to be a memorable evening, so purchase your tickets before they sell out! Tickets are $40 and will include transportation to and from the venue.
Campus Ministry at St. Joseph's Hospitality Centre

On November 16th, the King's community will be the host at the St. Joseph Hospitality Centre to support those less fortunate. We serve baked goods and hot drinks, play music, cards and build community all the while providing a safe and warm place for a few hours on a Saturday night. If you can volunteer to join us for a couple of hours, or provide baked goods, sandwiches, fruit and beverages, please contact Annette in Campus Ministry.
Project Shoebox is a new initiation our community will engage in this Christmas. You are invited to fill shoeboxes with socks, gloves, hats, toiletries and small personal items for those who are less fortunate. Please wrap these shoeboxes and indicate if they are intended for an adult male/female or child male/female. These boxes will be distributed at our December visit to St. Joseph's Hospitality Centre. Boxes can be brought to Campus Ministry in Wemple 139. 
Good2Talk: Post-Secondary Student Helpline



New, free, completely confidential and anonymous personal counselling service available 24/7, 365 days a year, any time day or night.

  • Professional counselling
  • Mental health & addictions information
  • Connections to local resource

Good2Talk's professional counsellors will use professional counselling techniques to talk through any challenge a student might be facing. They can also provide information about on- and off-campus services including, but not limited to, support groups, financial aid information, health or medical services, employment services and legal aid. 


Good2Talk's information and referral specialists provide information on mental health and addiction services and can refer you to services in your local area or an area you prefer, both on and off campus. This can include counselling and treatment, academic accommodations for a disability, crisis support, addiction treatment centres, and self-help groups. Visit Good2Talk's website for more details.

SSD Accommodations for December 2013 Exams
November 15th is the deadline to meet with an SSD Counsellor to arrange academic accommodation for the December 2013 exam period.
If you wish to use accommodations for the December 2013 exam period, but have not yet met with an SSD Counsellor for the current academic year, please contact SSD-King's at 519-433-3491 ext. 4321 or visit Wemple Room 157 to schedule an appointment. 

What's happening at the Thames Market


Come and join us at the Thames Market for a chance for a XBOX ONE! The Thames Market will be offering DEW and Voltage Sampling on November 13th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.




Grab a $5.00 sandwich combo at the deli bar with a small soup or salad. Ask your server for details.




On Friday, November 15th, get a BBQ Whole Chicken with Potato Wedges and Coleslaw for only $14.99 (serves four guests). If interested, please pick up your order form at Home Zone in the Thames Market. Orders must be in by noon on Wednesday, November 13th.


Bon Appetite! 

London Lightning Basketball Game November 24th!
The City of London, London Economic Development Corporation, and 8 local educational institutions including Western have partnered to host a very special welcome event for international students studying in the city. Come celebrate with us on November 24th at Budweiser Gardens and watch our home team and two-time National Basketball League of Canada Champions - London Lightning, as they take on the Ottawa SkyHawks! Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and special student welcome begins at 12 p.m. This event will include an official welcome to the city from the London Lightning Head Coach and players as well as local, provincial, and federal dignitaries. You will enjoy a complimentary lunch (pizza or hot dog + pop) and meet international students from different institutions. Basketball fans will be able to get autographs from their favourite players after the game!
Tickets are $10 and are available at the King's International Office (Alumni Court). The number of tickets is limited. Please pick it up by Friday, November 15th the latest.

Western Education presents Dr. Cameron McCarthy on November 20th


Full-time OSAP Student Income Update 

All Full-Time OSAP students are required to re-confirm the income amounts reported on their OSAP application. Please do this no later than Dec. 6th, 2013 or you may experience a delay with the release of your January OSAP funding. OSAP has been/will be sending out information regarding this step as well, either through email or mail, depending on the correspondence option you chose.


To update your income online, log into the OSAP website, go to your 2013-2014 application, and click "Update Income." Review the income information, make the appropriate changes as necessary, and click "Submit".  


Students needing to update Scholarship/Bursary/Award amounts on their OSAP application will need to come into the Student Financial Services at King's with their SIN card and valid Government Issued Photo I.D. as this category cannot be updated online. For those students who have received a King's Entrance or Continuing Scholarship and the $500 Enhancement, it is your responsibility to report the Scholarship portion only.  King's will report the $500 Enhancement to the Ministry on your behalf. You will need to complete an "OSAP On-Line Change Form" to update this section. This form is available from Student Financial Services or the King's website under the OSAP section on "Money Matters".


If you have any questions please email Student Financial Services or call 519-433-3491 ext 4319.

Upcoming Events
Bachelor of Social Work (Honors) Program Information Sessions
Nov. 11th, 1:30 p.m.
Labatt Hall Room 100
Click here for more details
Learning Skills Workshop -Make your phone work for you: Maximizing mobile apps
Nov. 12th
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Library Instruction Room C106, Cardinal Carter Library
Free Grammar Workshop
Tuesdays, Thursdays 
12 - 1 p.m.
Study Room A,
Cardinal Carter Library
The Write Place presents free grammar workshops with Ruth Yu 

Candlelight Vigil for Walji family
Nov. 12th, 7 p.m.
Front of Cardinal Carter Library
Organized by Social Justice and Peace Studies students. 

Please join us to remember the Walji family who died in London last week


Wear Purple Day 
Nov. 15th
Wear purple to support the Shine the Light on Woman Abuse Campaign
Cultural Festival Applications Due
Nov. 15th 
Accepting applications for performances of dance, music, martial arts, fashion, drama, literature, and more! Apply now.

Western Education Graduate Program Info Session
Nov. 16th, 10 a.m.
Room 1139, Faculty of Education Building
Email for more information. RSVP if attending.

Poetry Reading by Western's 2013-2014 Writer-in-Residence

Nov. 19th, 4:30 p.m.

DL 112

The Centre for Creativity invites you to a poetry reading and talk by Western's 2013-2014 Writer-in-Residence, M. NourbeSe Philip. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments are provided. 



MOS Internship Resume and Interview Prep Session

Nov. 19th, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.




Movie Night with The Write Place English Conservation Group 

Nov. 20th, 6 p.m.

Alumni Court Lower Lounge

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the movie Up. Admission is free. Bring your friends and your favourite snacks!



Calling First Gen's!

Nov. 20th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Vitali Student Lounge 

Come out for our first social event of the year! Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP by Nov. 15th.

Religious Life Lecture Series presents Reverend Christopher Dillon, OSB - Glenstal Abbey, Ireland
Nov. 21st, 7:30 p.m.
"The Chapel" at Windermere on the Mount
Perennial Values in Monasticism, Even in the 21st Century. Click here for more details. 

Last Day to Drop a Full-Year Course
Nov. 30th
Must drop by paper in the Academic Dean's Office 

Campus Ministry's The Development and Peace Group 
Every Tuesday, 1 - 2 p.m.
Meet like-minded people, build community, share faith, make a difference. All are welcome!
Business Help Centre 
Lab 1220: Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., W148
Lab 2257: Fridays, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., W166 
Office Hours (DL 222): 
Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 
Wednesdays, 1 - 3 p.m. 
Professor John Siambanopoulos is running a Business Help Centre for students in Business 1220 and 2257. The Centre offers individual and small group office hours, as well as large group help with labs in classrooms offering theory and case-related help.

Liturgy Schedule
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Eucharistic Adoration
Nov. 14th, 6 p.m. 
Sunday Eucharist Schedule
- 10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at 1486 Richmond
- 5 p.m., Labatt Hall


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