International & Exchange  Student CentreWestern International

IESC Events

calendar on a tablet For upcoming events and dates,
see our events calendar .

See below for general information on
IESC events offered throughout the year.

Orientation

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For newly arriving international and exchange students.

Academic & Career

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Workshops are offered year-round in partnership with the Student Development Centre and Student Success Centre.

Immigration Sessions

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Periodic information sessions with government representatives from both Canada and the US.

Canada, Eh?

Learn how to adapt to life in Canada by attending our transitioning event sessions.

Global Cafe

Connect with international and Canadian students at our weekly drop-in gatherings.

TALK

Share your thoughts on adjusting to Canadian life at our weekly group discussions.

Social Events & Trips

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Many social events are available as well as trips to some Canadian attractions.

International Week

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A week-long celebration of diversity and international learning held each November at Western.