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Discover the many dimensions of London’s tech sector

Date: Friday November 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM  (Followed by a Reception the London Public Library, Central Branch at 4:00 p.m.)
Location: London’s tech sector

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*Cost: $5.00 - Tickets will be sold on November 1, 2016 

Discover the many dimensions of London’s tech sector

To register for this Tour please visit the Western International Office
2nd floor, International & Graduate Affairs Building
London, ON, Canada, N6A 3K7

Payment for this tour must be received by Friday November 18, 2016. Spaces are limited. Please register and make your payment by November 18, to secure your spot in this tour. If payment is not received by November 18, unpaid spots will be made available to students on a wait list.

Students will be receiving Downtown Dollars to offset the cost of their participation in this tour.

Description:

Each tour will visit three companies that each have a different focus (selected from London’s 300 companies with 9000 employees). London is home to world-class technological innovators and this tour presents International Students with the opportunity to see some of these companies first hand. Explore and uncover the many exciting job prospects awaiting graduates from various disciplines in the heart of downtown London, Ontario.

Tour Bus Leaves at 1:00 p.m. from: Alumni Hall. Please note that buses are only one-way. Students must find their own transportation home at the end of the tour. Each tour will visit 3 different Tech Companies in the Downtown Core within close walking proximity to one another.

The Tour Begins at the first Tech Company at 1:30 p.m.

There will be a meet & greet with a representative from the company and a guided tour of their space. This visit will last approximately 20-25 minutes. Participants will be guided to 2 other companies and the visits will be in similar format. This walking tour will last approximately 2 hours in total. Students will be on a guided tour towards the London Public Library, 251 Dundas Street. Students will arrive at the Stevenson and Hunt Room (main floor) for 3:45 p.m. There will be an end of Tour Reception from 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

To maximize your enjoyment of this tour, please wear warm clothing suitable for the weather conditions and comfortable walking shoes or boots. It is anticipated that this trip will happen rain or shine, sleet or snow. If you have accessibility needs, and/ or have any further questions with regards to this tour, please contact iesc@uwo.ca

Spaces for this tour are limited.  Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.

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