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
Summer Academic Orientation (SAO) is a unique program to help first-year undergraduate students prepare for the start of university. Friendly counsellors provide assistance with course selection, creating your timetable and learning about Western University services. Telephone appointments for international students are available from June 21 to August 24. In-person appointments on campus and e-advising are also available. More details
Monday, September 3, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 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 and exchange students are encouraged to attend. Registration required.
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|August 27 to September 14
International Student Welcome Centre
|August 30 & 31
Residence Move-In Days
International Student Residence Welcome Day
Western Orientation Week