Greetings from Western University! We are excited to meet and welcome you. The International and Exchange Student Centre (IESC) will help you prepare and transition to life in Canada and at Western. Please review the information below. Should you have any questions, please contact us. We are here to help!
You must have a valid Canadian Study Permit for postsecondary (university) studies in Canada before attending classes in September. Please view important information on applying for your Study Permit:
Apply now! Study permit processing times can take more than 8 weeks.
More Information on Study Permits and Visas
Monday, September 3, 2018, 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Register online by August 30
International Student Orientation offers a great opportunity to meet new people and learn about life at Western. All new international graduate and visiting research students are encouraged to attend. Registration required. More details
Click the images below for information to assist with your journey to Western.
Western offers an Off-Campus Housing Assistant from May to August to help International Students with their housing search. Visit the Off-Campus Housing website for more details and resources.
|August 27 to September 14
International Student Welcome Centre
International Student Orientation
TA Day: Graduate Student Conference on Teaching
Graduate Student Orientation
Society of Graduate Students (SOGS)
Orientation and Social Events