January Events

Jan. 13toJan. 172021

Western New Student Pen Pal Program

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Are you looking to meet someone who is new to Western just like you? Register now for the Western New Student Pen Pal Program to be paired with another student looking to make a connection. You will be connected with a new Western student through email and then you will have the opportunity to share social media handles, connect online, and attend virtual events together! Complete the sign-up form by Sunday, January 17 to be assigned a pairing!

Sign-Up Link

Jan. 13 toJan. 152021

Morning, Mustangs!

Zoom ID: 913 6144 1084
11:30am-12:00pm
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What's the plan for today? Join Nina Stoiber (former Western student) and Erin Peterson (Housing Staff) each morning this week to ask questions and learn how you can connect with others every day! Learn what programs are upcoming and ask us any questions you have about Western, residence, or university life. Connect with other Western students who are looking to make connections too!

Zoom Link

Jan. 13toJan. 152021

Campus Tours


10:00am, 1:00pm and 4:00pm
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Join us for a tour of Western's campus! A member of Housing will take small groups on a walking tour of Western's beautiful campus. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress warm and bring your mask! It's recommended that you sign up for a time slot in your neighborhood, but students are welcome to join any tour. Tours will have limited capacity, and sign up is first-come, first-serve.
January 13 at 10am: North (please meet at the Saugeen traffic circle)
January 13 at 1pm: East (please meet at the Elgin traffic circle)
January 14 at 10am: East (please meet at the Elgin traffic circle)
January 14 at 1pm: South (please meet at the Ontario traffic circle)
January 14 at 4pm: North (please meet at the Saugeen traffic circle)
January 15 at 10am: South (please meet at the Ontario traffic circle)
January 15 at 1pm: North (please meet at the Saugeen traffic circle)
January 15 at 4pm: East (please meet at the Elgin traffic circle)

Sign-Up Link

Jan. 132021

Get to Know your Faculty

Zoom ID: 986 1981 7411
4:30pm-5:30pm
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Arriving at a campus and faculty you are unfamiliar with can be scary! Don't stress - join us for our "Get To Know Your Faculty" event to learn fun information about your faculty, buildings on campus, and general need-to-know’s about Western! Bring any questions you may have!

Zoom Link

Jan. 132021

Housing Welcome

Zoom ID: 941 5296 8922
5:00pm-6:30pm
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Welcome to residence! Join us for our virtual Housing Welcome to meet others living in the community, two of our professional staff, and learn more about how to make the most of your time in residence. Who's your Residence Manager? What's the process to buy food in the dining hall? How do you get in touch with someone when you need support? We'll answer these questions and more!

Zoom Passcode: 073182
Jan. 142021

Become a Western Pro

Zoom ID: 987 2574 3594
2:00pm-4:00pm
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Want to know the insider tips to becoming a Western Pro? Where to eat, study, and hang around? Join us at our "Become a Western Pro" event to get familiar with student life at Western! Ask questions and test your knowledge, and you’ll become a pro in no time.

Zoom Link

Jan. 14 2021

Art with Nina

Zoom ID: 974 6258 7321
7:00pm-8:30pm
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Have you ever wanted to learn to draw but don’t know where to begin? Grab a paper and a pencil and join me, Nina, for a fun evening of drawing and art. We'll enjoy some calming drawing activities, and you'll also have the opportunity to ask a former Western Student any burning questions you have about anything Western-related! Note: limited pencil crayons will be available at each Front Desk if you need drawing supplies.

Zoom Link

Jan. 152021

Western New Student Games Night

Zoom ID: 999 9110 1746
6:00pm-7:30pm
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Friday is finally here! Join us for a fun night of games and laughs while we make great memories, and even better friends!

Zoom Link

Jan. 162021

New Year, New School

Zoom ID: 943 3815 1709
2:00pm-4:00pm
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New Year, New School Year! Creating a vision board for your 2021 Western Year is a great way to start the year off strong! Join us for a fun afternoon of goal setting and sharing what you are looking forward to most in 2021.

Zoom Link

 

Jan. 16 2021

Murder Mystery

Zoom ID: 966 0704 9189
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Join our live-action game of clue, and work with a team to solve the murder! This thrilling game of Murder Mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat…See if you can be the first to solve the case!

Qualtrics Sign-Up Link

Zoom Link

Jan. 17 2021

Orientation Closing & Netflix Party

Zoom ID: 993 0066 1339
6:30pm-9:00pm
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What was your favourite memory or event from this week? Did you win a prize at one of the events? Join our Orientation Closing event to share your highlights and find out if you are one of the lucky winners! Then, join the group for a relaxing movie night with friends.

Zoom Link

Jan. 18toJan. 242021

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Elgin Hall (Virtual)
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A scavenger hunt list will be released on the Elgin Hall Instagram (@elgin.hall). Complete everything on the list and submit your pictures by January 24th for the chance to win cool prizes, including a Bluetooth speaker! 
Note: This event is designed for Elgin Hall residents.
Jan. 18toJan. 242021

Floor Spirit Competition

Elgin Hall (Virtual)
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A fun prompt will be posted each day on the Elgin Hall Instagram (@elgin.hall); submit a picture or video following the prompt's instructions to the Elgin Hall Instagram (@elgin.hall) to earn points towards your floor's standing in the Floor Competition, and stay tuned for the gingerbread decorating competition and suite decorating competition later in the term! The floor that accumulates the most points after all three events will earn free pizza! 
Jan. 182021

Board Games Night

Perth Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm
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We will be playing online versions of Cards Against Humanity, Chess, and Trivia.
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 182021

Speed Friending

Essex & London Hall (Virtual)
5:00pm-8:00pm
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Residents are matched by their interests and get to meet new friends in their community through quick rounds of conversation with a variety of other students. Zoom link will be emailed out in advance of event. Sign up using link to get the Zoom code!
Note: This event is open to all residents.
Jan. 192021

Charades

Alumni House (Virtual)
8:00pm-9:30pm
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Please join us for a fun and competitive game of charades over Zoom with a chance to win some exciting prizes.
Note: This event is designed for Alumni House residents.

 

Jan. 192021

Escape Room

Elgin Hall (Virtual)
1:00pm-8:00pm
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Join us as an individual or in a group to work through a challenging spy-themed virtual escape room as quickly as possible; the top participants will earn fun prizes! Participants will be emailed a Zoom link after sign-up.
Note: This event is designed for Elgin Hall residents.
Jan. 192021

Trivia

Medway-Sydenham Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Test your knowledge on a wide variety of categories spanning from the history of the legendary Medway Sydenham Hall all the way to pop culture. Use the Zoom link to join our Trivia Night and compete against other residents through a Kahoot. It is a great opportunity to see how much you know and learn some fun facts along the way!
Note: This event is designed for Medway-Sydenham Hall residents.
Jan. 192021

Trivia Night

Delaware Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm
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Join us for a night of fun trivia! Theme is: "how well do you know your Deli Sophs?" The Zoom password is "game".
Note: This event is designed for Delaware Hall residents.
Jan. 192021

Online Games Tournament

Saugeen-Maitland Hall (Virtual)
7:30pm & 9:00pm
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Play Among Us or participate in a Kahoot with your friends via Zoom!

Among Us starts at 7:30pm and Kahoot starts at 9:00pm.

Note: This event is designed for Saugeen-Maitland Hall residents

SIGN-UP LINK

AMONG US ZOOM LINK

KAHOOT ZOOM LINK

Jan. 192021

Among Us Tournament

Perth Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Join us in playing a game of Among Us!

Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.

ZOOM LINK

Jan. 192021

Just Dance

Essex & London Hall (Virtual)
7:30pm-9:00pm
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Get a nice workout by coming to our Just Dance event where you can follow along to some Just Dance videos with your residence community. A few lucky and enthusiastic participants will receive prizes! Zoom link will be emailed out in advance of event. Sign up using link to get the Zoom code!

Note: This event is designed for Essex Hall and London Hall residents.

SIGN-UP LINK

Jan. 202021

Video Game Companions Night

Alumni House (Virtual)
8:00pm-10:00pm
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Are you bored of playing videogames all by yourself? Are you looking for a buddy to play online videogames with? Well look no further and join us for a fun night of online games with new friends. We will also have a few Jackbox games available.
Note: This event is open to all residents.
Jan. 202021

Games Night

Elgin Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Join the Elgin Frophs for a fun night of hanging out in breakout rooms while playing an assortment of virtual games, from Among Us to Skribbl! 

Note: This event is open to all residents.

ZOOM LINK

Jan. 202021

Sex Toy Bingo

Medway-Sydenham Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Join us for a sex-positive Bingo Night. Use the Zoom link to enter our virtual bingo night where there are tons of great prizes to be won!

Note: This event is designed for Medway-Sydenham Hall residents.

ZOOM LINK

Jan. 202021

Netflix Streaming Party

Saugeen-Maitland Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Grab some snacks, sit down and watch a winter-themed movie with your friends virtually via Teleparty!
Note: This event is designed for Saugeen-Maitland Hall residents.
The passcode for the Happy Feet movie is "FROST2021"
Jan. 202021

Kahoot

Perth Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Perth Trivia Kahoot! Come out to test your Perth Hall knowledge!
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 202021

Frost Week ICE (Improvement, Communication, Education)

Essex & London Hall (Virtual)
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Come hang out with your Faculty Sophs to get some tips on how to handle the new semester! Zoom link will be emailed out in advance of event. Sign up using link to get the Zoom code!

Note: This event is open to all residents.

SIGN-UP LINK

 

Jan. 212021

Netflix Movie Night

Alumni House (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Get your popcorn and hot chocolate ready and join us for a cozy Netflix movie night. We will be watching Interstellar, a movie that is out of this world!
Note: This event is open to all residents.
Jan. 212021

Movie Night

Elgin Hall (Virtual)
7:30pm-10:00pm
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Join us at 8:00 p.m. to watch 21 Jump Street together using Netflix Party! Movie will be showed over Netflix Party; the link to join will be shared using the Elgin Instagram (@elgin.hall) shortly before the event begins. 
Note: This event is designed for East Neighbourhood (Elgin, Med-Syd, Alumni, and Delaware) residents.
Jan. 212021

How Well do you Know your Soph?

Medway-Sydenham Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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The Med-Syd Soph team - you know them, you love them… but how well do you really know them? Use the Zoom link to enter a game of Kahoot that tests your knowledge on this amazing Soph team. Join us for a fun-filled night and learn some fun facts about the Medway-Sydenham Sophs.
Note: This event is designed for Medway-Sydenham Hall residents.
Jan. 212021

Sex Toy Bingo

Saugeen-Maitland Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Get ready to test your knowledge about safe sex while playing bingo at the same time! Join us to win some cool sex toys!
Note: This event is designed for Saugeen-Maitland Hall residents.
Jan. 212021

Scavenger Hunt

Perth Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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A fun and friendly scavenger hunt that you can take part in at home!
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 212021

Games Night

Essex & London Hall (Virtual)
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Game Night will start off with a round of Jeopardy and then you can meet new friends through playing Jackbox games with us! Zoom link will be emailed out in advance of event. Sign up using link to get the Zoom code!
Note: This event is designed for Essex Hall and London Hall residents.
Jan. 222021

Amazing Race of Alumni

Alumni House (Virtual)
8:00pm-9:30pm
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We will be ending Alumni's very first Frost Week with an exciting game of riddles and anagrams. Large Prize Pack to be won. Sign-up is required before the event.
Note: This event is designed for Alumni House residents.
Jan. 222021

Escape Room

Perth Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm
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A surpise escape room run over Zoom.
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 222021

Drag Queen Bingo

Zoom ID: 977 3808 3154
9:00pm-12:00am
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Join us for an evening of Drag Queen Bingo! Residence Life will be joined by two of our local London Drag Queens, Miss Shaneen and Lita Von Sleaze. These Queens will host games of bingo, put on performances, and share a bit about their own experiences as Drag Queens. Wondering what prizes will be available if you win one of the games of bingo? Stay tuned to learn more as we release the various prizes closer to the event date! Sign up by January 21 at 12:00 p.m. to get your bingo supply kit from your residence Front Desk or have a virtual card emailed to you if you are not in person:
You must use your Western @uwo.ca email to access the Zoom event

 

Jan. 232021

Med-Syd Got Talent

Medway-Sydenham Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm-9:00pm
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Med-Syd, we know you are a talented bunch. Use this Zoom link to show off any and all talents you may have. These performances will be voted on by a panel of judges and the winning performance will receive a prize! We cannot wait to see all the amazing and unique talents our residents will show off!
Note: This event is designed for Medway-Sydenham Hall residents.
Jan. 232021

Virtual Concert

Saugeen-Maitland Hall (Virtual)
9:00pm-11:00pm
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Create your own party by listening to one of London’s top DJs! Dance and listen to music with your friends via Zoom!
Note: This event is open to all residents.
The passcode for the concert is "FROST2021"
Jan. 232021

Movie Night

Ontario Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Join us for a virtual movie night!

Note: This event is designed for Ontario Hall residents.

 

Jan. 232021

Jeopardy

Perth Hall (Virtual)
7:00pm
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Join us for a fun game of Jeopardy!
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 232021

Talent Show

Essex & London Hall (Virtual)
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Come show off your talent to the residence community whether it be singing, dancing, magic, etc...! Zoom link will be emailed out in advance of event. Sign up using link to get the Zoom code!
Note: This event is designed for Essex Hall and London Hall residents.
Jan. 242021

Games Night

Ontario Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Join us for a night full of fun games!

Note: This event is designed for Ontario Hall residents.
Jan. 242021

Awards Night

Perth Hall (Virtual)
8:00pm
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Join us for our Froph name reveal. We'll also the reveal of the floor with the highest turnout!
Note: This event is designed for Perth Hall residents.
Jan. 282021

Bell Let’s Talk

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Bell Let's Talk is dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada by fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness, improving access to care, supporting world-class research, and leading by example in workplace mental health. 

If you missed the sign-up deadline, extra cupcake decorating kits will be available at the Front Desk. Make sure to pick one up while supplies last!

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Jan. 292021

Magic & Mentalism

Zoom ID: 941 4088 1462
9:30pm-11:00pm
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Join us for a night of magic!
Savio Joseph will be coming (virtually) to Residence to put on a magic show! Savio is a hypnotist, mentalist and illusionist. He will be joining us over Zoom to put on an amazing show AND to provide a magic lesson using common materials you may have in your room.
By joining this event, you will be entered in a Raffle to win Airpods Pro! To claim the prize, you must be on the Zoom call when the raffle is drawn. You must use your @uwo.ca email to join the event.

Zoom Link