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

  • Student sits on rock in Lake Pukaki, New Zealand
  • Ad for Undergraduate Awards competition - deadline extended to June 16
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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

The Undergraduate Awards - International Competition DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 16

Have an "A" paper you are proud of this year? Enter this competition and you could win a trip to attend a 3-day Global Summit in Ireland in November 2015.

Exchange Photo Contest Results

Photo of Cinque Terre, ItalyThank you to everyone who participated in our annual exchange photo contest. While all of the submissions were spectacular, our staff at Western International Learning has voted for the top three photos:

1st place: Alyssa Malandrino - Cinque Terre, Italy
2nd place: Claire Wilson - Hobbiton, New Zealand
3rd place: Liam Brown - Grenoble, France

See all the photos on our facebook photo album

Fact Sheet for incoming exchange students

Cover of Exchange Program Fact Sheet