International & Exchange  Student CentreWestern International

Transitioning Events

Canada, Eh? Transitioning to Canada Series

Canada, Eh? is a series of information sessions designed to help international students adjust to Canada. Whether you have just arrived or you have been here for a few years, these sessions will teach you about Canadian culture and provide a chance to connect with other students. Refreshments will be provided and you are welcome to bring your lunch! Some examples of topics include:

See our events page for details.


TALK: Talking About Life in Canada

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Held Weekly: come to as many or as few sessions as your schedule allows

Being an international student can be an exciting and life-changing experience. There are many new things to discover as you adjust to your new surroundings. If you are interested in discussing and sharing experiences about living and studying in a new culture, then this weekly group may be for you. Hot drinks and snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Weekly Discussion Topics Include:

Every Tuesday, January 24 to March 28 (No session on February 21)
12:30 pm- 1:45 pm
UCC 371

See our events page for details.

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Global Café

global cafe mugsAre you interested in meeting people and staying connected with new friends? Do you want to take a break from your school work? Then join us for informal coffee gatherings where international and Canadian students can connect, share, and learn from each other in a relaxed and friendly setting every week on Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. This is a great way for you to meet Canadians and others from all over the world! Coffee and snacks will be provided. Visit our Facebook page for details.