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3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Western Girls – some snobby typical western girls...
mostly great people tho

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4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: But it gets a little boring once you start noticing that all of them (with the exception of a select few) wear:
a) Black leggings
b) Leather boots or Uggs
c) Top from American Apparel or UWO Hoodie

1 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Most people at Western are shallow, superficial and have a false sense of entitlement. They only wear American Apparel and Ugg boots.

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Lots of girls seem to wish to conform to a certain stereotype. They all shop at the same places and wear the same clothes. The guys are pretty laidback and normal. Overall the people at UWO are very good looking.

5 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Western students are very fashionable and good looking. You will not find students on campus in pajama pants, and not very often do you even see students is sweatpants. There is a vibrant social social for Western students. It is a large school so it is easy to find a niche and go with it.

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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Lauren A. Moore
Vancouver, BC, Canada
BA in English Literature with a minor in Health Sciences
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Western has a reputation for being full of beautiful people—but this is fully dependent on your taste. The typical Western girl has long, blonde hair and wears a flannel shirt from Aritzia, leggings from American Apparel, and Ugg boots. The typical Western guy has short hair, boot-cut jeans, and a Lacoste, Hollister, or Abercrombie polo shirt. However, this doesn't mean that there aren't other types of people on campus that aren't welcomed and celebrated. Yet, this type seems to make up about 70 percent of Western students. If you're attracted to unconventional, counter-culture people, you might have problems finding them here.

Students are sexually promiscuous, as they probably are on most University campuses. One-night stands happen all the time, but since students prevail in the bars, it isn't as dangerous as going home with a random in a city. The chances of being in a relationship at the University are about 50/50. If you find a boy/girlfriend, good for you. If you don't, embrace being single. Most of Western is.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Birth Control Available?
Student Health Services has birth control options readily available for students. It's all a matter of making an appointment and showing up on time. Easy as that!
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. The bar
  2. Joining the Greek scene
  3. On-campus activities
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Residence
  2. D.B. Weldon Library
  3. Greek events
Social Scene
"Party, party, party." That's the motto of students at Western. If you aren't at a bar, you're having a brew on campus. If you aren't having a brew, you're sharing a table with your friends at the library and studying for about 20 minutes total. Lifelong friendships are a milestone of the University experience, and UWO students take complete advantage of the social opportunities college brings.
Hookups or Relationships?
In first and second years, the bar is a huge novelty for Western's younger students, so hookups are extremely common. One-night stands frequently occur. As the years progress, people will get into relationships, but in general, many students (especially boys) prefer singledom.
Dress Code
Western guys and girls usually abide by an unspoken dress code. During the day, girls wear Ugg boots and clothes from American Apparel or Aritzia. Boys wear Hollister or Abercrombie. At night, the same dress code applies, but generally with a tighter, shorter preference for girls, and a popped collar for boys.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 15 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 14 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 22 responses

  • 22% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 17% Casual dating at your school
  • 15% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 13% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 12% None
  • 8% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 7% Long-distance relationship
  • 3% Casual dating at a neighboring school
  • 2% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school
  • 2% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 23 responses

  • 0% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
  • 4% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 39% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 57% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
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