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    Students on exchange to St. Andrews recently visited Buckingham Palace and patron, H.R.H. Prince Andrew

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International Learning offers opportunities for education abroad and internationalization at home to Western students. We also welcome visiting students from universities worldwide.  With study abroad and exchange programs, volunteer opportunities, and a new Global and Intercultural Engagement Honor program, there are many ways to complement your Western degree with global experience.

Student Stories

student Erin Hoffman in India

Exchange to India an opportunity not to miss

FIMS student Erin Hoffman's experience on exchange.



student at hockey game

Australian student embraces Western spirit

"Western has a great campus life for students. I've never seen so much school spirit within a college until I arrived at Western."

exchange student in Hong Kong

Exchange to Hong Kong reaps benefits

"This exchange has transformed me into an even better leader and a more confident individual. I would recommend doing an exchange in Hong Kong to anyone."

News and Events

There's still time to go on exchange next year!

Spaces are still available for selected institutions. Deadline to apply is Feb. 22. Apply online.

Universite Francois-Rabelais, Tours, France
Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France
University of Haifa, Israel
Waseda University, Japan
Seoul National University, Korea
Yonsei University, Korea

Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico
Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

University of Oslo, Norway
Umea University, Sweden
University of Birmingham, UK
University of Plymouth, UK
University of Southampton, UK
University of York, UK
University of the West Indies (Mona, Cave Hill and St Augustine Campuses)

Summer Study Abroad Information Sessions:

Western offers summer study abroad opportunities in countries such as England, France, Singapore, Korea, Israel, Mexico and Spain. Find out all the details and how to apply at one of our information sessions held throughout January, February and March. Details

Have questions?

Visit us during our drop-in hours:

Mondays 1:30 - 3:30pm
Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:30pm
Wednesdays 12:30 - 4:00pm
Thursdays 12:30 - 2:30pm

2nd floor of the International & Graduate Affairs Building

Fact Sheet for incoming exchange students

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