International WeekWestern International
  • international week ad - purple globe map with airplane and luggage tag
  • hip hop performer Shad - keynote and performance Nov. 10 Alumni Hall
  • World's Challenge Challenge Ad - join by October 10 for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship
  • globe made of flags and date for International week 2014

Welcome to Western International Week 2014

November 10 - 14

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 - students, faculty and staff. Attend as many activities as you wish - there is something for everyone!

About International Week



International Week allows the whole campus to celebrate diversity and explore international opportunities. 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.


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Click above for the 2014 schedule  - still in development. To submit your event download our event form and email to 


international students standing together


International Week events will bring together people of various cultures, backgrounds, academic interests and ethnicities to learn, discuss, and celebrate what makes the world so global and intertwined. Get details on events planned for International Week.

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:

Visit the new International website for Western!

Contact Us

For more information on international week contact: 519-661-2111 ext. 86486 or email

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