International WeekWestern International


The schedule for 2018 is just beginning to come together. Check back regularly for updates!

International Week 2018

Come Explore your #globalwesternu!
International Week is for Everyone - Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public

Most events are free but some do require registration and/or have limited seating. Please consult the event descriptions below for more information. 

Monday, November 12

  Monday, November 12, 2018

Welcome to International Week 2018: Opening Celebrations
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium & various locations across campus

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Tuesday, November 13

  Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Go Abroad Fair
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

World’s Challenge Challenge
International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 14

  Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Power & Global Health Event 
International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium
An interdisciplinary gathering to explore what Western is doing in the areas of Global Health and Marginalized Populations

4:00 – 7:00 PM

Thursday, November 15

  Thursday, November 15, 2018

Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase
Mustang Lounge, University Community Centre (UCC)

4:30 - 6:30 PM

Africa-Western Collaboration Day
Great Hall, Somerville House
Celebrate with the Western community, a collaboration of African food, dance, performances and more.

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Journeys of Migration: Hosted by the Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations in collaboration with community partners
McKellar Room, UCC 290, the Theatre)

3:30 - 6:30 PM

Friday, November 16

  Friday, November 16, 2018

International Student Breakfast: Hosted by President Amit Chakma
Great Hall, Somerville House

9:30 - 11:00 AM

Songs of Many Lands
von Kuster Hall, Music Building
Annual concert of songs in many global languages celebrating Western’s International Week. Presented by Voice Fridays, a weekly symposium for singers including masterclasses, lectures, performances and seminars. 

1:30 pm