International WeekWestern International


The 2018 Event Schedule is just beginning to come together. Check back regularly for updates.

2018 Events

This is your week, Western, to collectively celebrate our diversity and embrace international opportunities, research and collaboration. Enjoy!

What are you interested in?

Cultural Performances & Film


  • Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase, Monday, November 12, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
  • International Student Breakfast, Friday, November 16, 10:00 am
  • Teas Around the World, Thursday, November 15, 12 - 3 pm

Lectures & Presentations

Opportunities to Go Abroad

  • Go Abroad Fair, Tuesday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • International Experience Canada Information Session, King's International, Wednesday, November 14, 12:30 - 1:30 pm


  • Africa-Western Collaborations Day, Thursday, November 15, 4 - 7:00 pm - With keynote speaker Dr. Lola Dare
  • Power & Global Health Day - With Keynote Speaker: Phaedra Henley, Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 pm
  • Class of 2017-18 Global Health Systems Capstone Event, Wednesday, November 14, 12:30 - 1:30 pm



The events above only represent a small sampling of what's on offer. More events will be announced soon!

Join the conversation! Talk about the events or your own international and intercultural experiences in your classes, faculty or department, or get in on our #globalwesternu social media discussion. We also welcome social media posts and photos from events!