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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


Chemical Engineering Summer Abroad in France

Chemical Engineering students document their experience travelling, learning, and studying in France.


student Erin Hoffman in India

Exchange to India an opportunity not to miss

FIMS student Erin Hoffman's experience on exchange.



Student Kara Waites at Bond University, Australia

Embracing Life outside of our comfort zone

Student Kara Waites reflects on her exchange experience at Bond University, Australia



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

Summer Abroad Information Sessions

Interested in going abroad this summer? Make your summer memorable. Come attend an information session to learn more about the various international learning opportunities available through Western International.

Are you travelling this term?
Prepare. Register. Stay safe.

If you are heading out on an international learning experience, be sure to visit our new Safety Abroad website and register your travel plans in Western's new Travel Registry.

January 31 - Deadline: Western Heads East Internship

Summer internships in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda are open to students of all faculties/programs. Opportunities to work on food security, public health, proposal-writing, a feasibility report and more! Get the Details

Have questions?

Visit us: we have drop-in hours Monday to Thursday from 2:30 to 4:30pm.

Location: 2nd floor of the International & Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)


Download our Fact Sheet for incoming exchange students (PDF)

Links Fact Sheet pdf