Western University

Gurleen Chahal

Sir Winston Churchill C.&V.I.
Nominated by: 
Lorraine Christy
Nominated in: 
Thunder Bay, ON

Media Mentions:

Ready to do great things

Featured in The Chronicle Journal

Western announces inaugural Schulich Leaders

Featured in Exchange Morning Post

Blog posts: 

Life at Western, Take Two!

Summer 2014

The opening scene for my second year at Western University seemed to pass mere moments before the credits.

– by Gurleen Chahal • Schulich Leader at Western University

“The costumes are otherworldly, the Emerald city is glowing and the audience is utterly enraptured…”

Winter 2014

Frequenting magical West End musicals, wandering the nooks and crannies of Diagon Alley, floating atop the Seine while watching a sparkling Eiffel

– by Gurleen Chahal • Schulich Leader at Western University
Gurleen Chahal

Hello Goodbye

Spring 2013

It’s so very strange to think that somewhere beneath the mountains of purple pillows, taped up posters, framed memories, lac operon notes, and crum

– by Gurleen Chahal • Schulich Leader at Western University

Western has made my first two months of university as a Schulich Leader wonderful

Winter 2012

For the months preceding my arrival at Western University, every pamphlet and every Western alumnus with whom I had conversed repeatedly boasted ab

– by Gurleen Chahal • Schulich Leader at Western University

Q&A with

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?

Science, specifically the Biological and Medical Sciences

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

“It's the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.” ~ Frank Warren (the creator of PostSecret)

What is a little known fact about yourself?

I love to write for my local newspaper and I hope to publish a young adult novel in the future!

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?
When I see horrors on the news, I don’t just change the channel. I take the initiative to help others at both local and global levels.