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Welcome to Western International Week 2016

November 21 - 25

International Week at Western is held annually in November as a campus-wide celebration of all things international. The purpose of the week is to:

International Week is open to the campus community, alumni, and the wider London community. Attend as many activities as you wish - there is something for everyone!

Returning in 2016

students perform at Western Goes Global cultural showcase 2014

• Academic workshops and panels
• World's Challenge Challenge
• Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase
• International Opportunities and Exchange Fairs
• International Student Breakfast
• Western-Africa International Collaborations Day
• Food, film, music and cultural celebrations
...and much more!


calendar on tablet with November 21 to 25 circled in red

Our 2016 schedule is packed full of exciting events waiting for you to discover!

Passport Contest

Passport cover and inside stamps


With a festival atmosphere, the week will feature cultural experiences, panel discussions, presentations, workshops, displays, tours and other activities designed to inspire students, faculty, and staff to build their cross-cultural skills and become more globally aware. Our passport contest will return in 2016 as well.

Western International

Western International operates under the direction of the Vice-Provost (International).

Our mission is to direct and support the University's international strategy, while acting as a resource to faculties and departments across the Western community.

We are dedicated to:

Contact Us

For more information on international week contact: 519-661-2111 ext. 89309 or email

Meet the team planning International Week
If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, let us know.