International WeekWestern International

International Sponsored Students and Their Supervisors: Presentation and Panel Discussion

Host: School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS)
Date: Wednesday, November 23
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 
Location: Paul Davenport Theatre (formerly Talbot Theatre), Talbot College


The session, hosted by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS), will include two panels – one with professors who currently supervise international sponsored graduate students and another one with current sponsored graduate students across different faculties on campus. You will have an opportunity to hear a presentation by Prof. Peter Simpson, Assoc. Vice-Provost SGPS, about the different international sponsorships and partnership programs, including CONACyT (Mexico), VIED (Vietnam), CSC (China), CNPq (Brazil), Saudi Bureau, Libya Bureau, Egypt Bureau, and others. You will also hear from graduate international sponsored students about their experiences on campus and why they chose to join Western. Faculty will share a brief presentation about their experiences supervising international sponsored student(s), how they came about supervising them and the process involved.

Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend the event. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by November 17.

To register visit:

Olga Paladi
519-661-2111 ext. 84643