School Within A University (SWAU) - Application

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Students need to have the following information to be eligible

Students in Grade 12 or 12+ (ages 17-20):

  • experienced exceptional changes or challenges which might affect their post-secondary pathway
  • should have 24 credits, including ENG3U
  • demonstrated the ability to earn a 75% average in senior courses
  • been nominated by the Principal, Guidance Counsellor or Teacher of the secondary school
  • preference will be given to students who have met Western's requirements for English proficiency and /or completed one or more Grade 12 U or M level credits

Personal Information

You must fill out your first name

You must fill out your last name

You must fill out your date of birth

You must provide a valid email address

You must enter your current address

You must enter your current city

You must enter your postal code

You must enter your phone number

Please enter your citizenship

Academic Information

Please enter the name of your Secondary School

Please enter the phone number of your Secondary School


In order for a student to complete their online application for SWAU they must have their high school Credit Counselling Summary uploaded to our online system by their high school official. Please ensure the "School Official Contact Information" has been entered correctly, as an email will be sent to the official with further instructions.

School Official Contact Information

Please enter the name of your official contact

Please enter your contact's email adddress

Please enter your contact's phone number

Application Questions

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Interviews and Orientation Sessions

By clicking on the "I Agree" button, I hereby certify that all statements are correct and complete. I understand that I may be required to provide documentation to the University to substantiate my claim and I authorize the University to verify any information provided. I understand that any misrepresentation of this information may result in the cancellation of my application, admission or registration status at the University.

Notice of Collection: The personal information provided on this form and any other correspondence relating to staff or student involvement in Board programs is collected by the Thames Valley District School Board under the authority of the Education Act and Regulations (R.S.O. 1990 c.E.2) as amended. The information will be used to register the student in a school as well as for any consistent purpose, and to share information with employees to carry out their job duties. In addition, the information may be used for matters of health and safety, or discipline and as required to be disclosed in compelling circumstances for law enforcement matters or in accordance with any other Act. For questions about this collection, contact the Board's Freedom of Information Co-ordinator, Thames Valley District School Board, 1250 Dundas Street, London, Ontario, N6A 5L1, Telephone 519-452-2000, Ext. 20218.