International WeekWestern International

Schedule

Come Explore your #globalwesternu!

International Week is for Everyone - Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public

Most events are free and do not require registration, however in some cases seating or attendance is limited. Please refer to the colour legend below to find events and activities suited to your interests. Those events without a colour code are open presentations, workshops, displays, fairs or other events. Click on the event title for details.

 

Cultural Experiences

  Registration required
  All-day or half-day events
  Food Related Events

Please note: the schedule is evolving as we get closer to International Week. Please check back regularly for updates and more details.

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Today's Events



Friday,
November 14

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm

Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.

UCC Atrium
9 am to 5 pm Le Profane et le Sacré dans les écritures francophones: A Research Day hosted by the Department of French Studies Arts & Humanities Building, Pavillon
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Guided Tour of The Grant and Peggy Reuber Collection of International Works on Paper - McIntosh Gallery

McIntosh Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm The Values of International Community Service Learning
hosted by the Department of Modern Languages
Arts & Humanities Building
Room 3B15
11:30am -12:30pm EWHA Women's University- Exchage Information Session Brescia UC, Merici Lounge
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Entrepreneurship in Action: The Ontario Global Edge Program Western Students Services Building 2nd floor, Room 2130
11:30 pm -12:30pm

Infectious Diseases in Crisis Situations: Zimbabwe: A Case Study by Dr. Michael Silverman

Western Science Centre, Room 240
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
12:00 - 1:30 pm Dual Degree Programs - Workshop Panel for Final Year Undergraduate Students and Faculty University Community Centre, Room 41
12:30 - 1:30 pm Javier Zalba: Jazz Soloist on the Saxophone von Kuster Hall
Don Wright Faculty of Music
1:30 - 2:30 pm Songs of Many Lands  - Don Wright Faculty of Music
Songs from Taiwan, Syria, Colombia, Argentina, Québec, Mexico, China and Russia

Von Kuster Hall
Don Wright Faculty of Music

6:30 - 9:00 pm Western Mustangs vs. Laurentian Men's Hockey Game  including pre-game presentation about hockey - Open to all International Students

Thompson Arena

All International Students are welcome to attend the game and pre-game presentation. No registration is required.

6:30 - 9:00 pm Western Mustangs vs. Laurentian Men's Hockey Game & Pizza Night For Graduate and Postdoctoral International Students + their families)
Includes pre-game presentation.
Hosted by the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Thompson Arena

Pre-registration is required for Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows and their families who wish to attend for the Game and Pizza Night

8:00 - 10:00 pm Don Wright Faculty of Music: Symphony Orchestra: Weber's Der Freishutz Overture and Strauss' Death and Transfiguration Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
Departs Campus 9 am
Returns 11:30 pm
Michelangelo's Drawing Exhibit - AGO Visit (Toronto)
Cost: $58 (Approximately)
RSVP to mmosco@uwo.ca and ppirani2@uwo
Toronto
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

Saturday,
November 15
6:30-9 pm Western Mustangs Women's Volleyball vs. Lakehead includes pre-game presentation and free admission for International Students Alumni Hall



Past Events

Sunday,
November 9

 
12-4 pm

International Student Welcome Day, City of London
London Lightning Basketball Game

Tickets $10 | Available at the International and Exchange Student Centre, 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building

Budweiser Gardens



Monday,
November 10

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Western International Open House 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building
12:30 pm -1:50pm BE International at Brescia - An Overview Brescia UC, Merici Lounge
12:30 - 1:50 pm Canada-US Law Institute Distinguished Lecture
"Merger of the Century: Why Canada & America should become One Country"

Diane Francis
Moot Court Rm 209,
Law Building
1:00 - 2:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
1:30- 4:30pm Western Science: Celebrating Globalization Physics and Astronomy Building 100 and Atrium
1:30 - 4:30 pm Screening and Q & A with Diana Sanchez, Programmer, Toronto International Film Festival - includes screening of Los Muertos and Alamar University College, Rm 84
2:30 - 4:30 pm Arabic Culture and Community - Student Roundtable University College, Rm 286
4:15 -7:30 pm International Dining in Residence- East India Perth Hall
4:15 - 7:30pm International Dining in Residence- Latin American Menu Sydenham Hall
4:30- 5:30 Arabic Conversation Group University College room 207
5:30 pm

International Week Opening Event Featuring Shad Keynote Talk and Performance
Welcome by President Amit Chakma
Traditional Indigenous Opening
(Doors Open at 4:30) |Tickets $10

Alumni Hall
7:00 - 9:00 pm World Trivia Games Huron SAC (Huron University College)
8 - 10 pm International Trivia Night in Residence - London Hall London Hall, Room 100
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

Tuesday,
November 11

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
10:30 am - 5:30 pm Medieval Day International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
10:15 am Remembrance Day Ceremony Mustang Lounge, UCC
11:30 am -12:30 pm Opera Performance: hosted by the School for Advanced Studies in Arts and Humanities (SASAH) and the Don Wright Faculty of Music
Weldon Library Atrium
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House
12:25 - 1:20 pm Dante's Inferno
Hosted by the Modern Languages & Literature Department
Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 1R40
12:30 - 1:30 pm First Year International Engineering Student Welcome
Faculty of Engineering (by invitation)
Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion, Atrium
1:00-2:30 pm Story tellers, Peacemakers, Leaders: International Learning Experience - Organized by SASAH and Dept. of French Studies Weldon Library, Rm 109
1:30 pm - 2:30pm Steden University - Exchange Infromation Group Brescia UC, Merici Lounge
1:30 - 2:30 pm Stammtisch German Conversation Group University College, Rm 207
2:30 pm- 3:30 pm Universitie Catholique de Lille- Summer Program Information Session Brescia UC, Merici Lounge
3:00 - 4:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival University College, Rm 222
4:00 - 7:30 pm World's Challenge Challenge - Final Presentations Mustang Lounge, UCC
4:15 - 7:30 pm International Dining in Residence-East Indian Menu Elgin Hall
4:15- 7:30pm International Dining in Residence - African Menu Essex Hall
5:30 - 6:30 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in Italy University College, Rm 207
5:30 - 6:30 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in German Speaking Countries University College, Rm 205
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Forum on Rights and Citizenship in War and Peace Kings UC, Darryl King Student Life Centre
8:00 - 10:30 pm Italian Film Screening: La Grande Bellezza Spencer Engineering Building, Rm 2202
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

Wednesday,
November 12

   

Time

Event

Location

8:00 - 9:30 am Breakfast for International & Exchange Students - FREE to all international and exchange students but registration is required International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
9:30am-10:30am Wayo Women's University- Summer Program Information Session Brescia UC, Merici Lounge
10:00 am - 12:00 pm International Learning Panel Mckellar Room, UCC 290
10:30am - 11:30am LaSalle Beauvais Institut Polytechnique- Exchange Program Information Session

Brescia UC, Merici Lounge

1:30 - 2:30 pm The Futurist Avant-Garde: A Reading University College, Rm 207
2:00 - 3:00 pm Guided Tour of The Grant and Peggy Reuber Collection of International Works on Paper - McIntosh Gallery

McIntosh Gallery

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Global Health Conversations: Global Mental Health
Guest: Dr. Arlene MacDougall,
Department of Psychiatry, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Western Science Centre
Rm 240

11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House
12: 00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Learn Panel for Faculty and Staff - Hosted by SGPS in partnership with Human Resources, Faculty Relations, Western International and Community Legal Services

Health Sciences Building, Rm 236
12:00 - 4:00 pm King's University College Global Exchange Fair King's Student Life Centre (King's University College)
12:30 - 2:00 pm French Law Association's Conversation Hour Law Building, Room 34
12:30 - 2:20 pm International Students and Job Search Success International and Graduate Affairs Building, Rm 1N05
1:00 - 2:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
2:30 - 3:30 pm Italian Conversation Club University College, Rm 117
3:00 - 7:00 pm Africa/ Western Collaboration Reception International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
4:15 - 7 pm International Dining in Residence- Japanese Menu Ontario Hall
4:30 - 5:30 pm Spanish Conversation Group "La Tertulia" University College, Rm 205
5:00 - 6:00 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in Latin America Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
5:30 - 7:30 pm Thinking About Going Abroad? Advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work! USC Council Chambers,
Rm 315, UCC
6:30 - 9:00 pm German Film Screening: Good bye Lenin! University College, Rm 207
6:30 The First Nations Student Association Presents: FNSA Social UCC Mustang Lounge
7:00 - 9:00 pm Jain Lecture: with Vastupal Parikh Kingsmills Room
(Huron University College)
7:00 - 9:00 pm International Movie Night in Residence Main Lounge, Alumni House
7:00pm - 9:00pm Hot Pot Main Lounge, Ontario Hall
7:00pm- 9:30pm Western French Club Movie night- L'Auberge Espagnole UCC 37
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

Thursday, November 13

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
All Day Global Ivey Day
A celebration with Ivey Alumni around the world
Various locations
9:00 -10:30 am Thinking About Going Abroad? Advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work! USC Council Chambers,
Rm 315, UCC
10:00 am -12:00 pm International Research Networks at the CulturePlex Lab Arts & Humanities Building,
Rm 1R12
10:00 am - 3:00 pm International Learning Fair & Photo Contest UCC Atrium/Mustang Lounge West
10:30am-11:30am University of the West Indies (Cave Hill)- Exchange Information Session

Brescia UC, Merici Lounge

The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu

The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House

11:30am- 12:30pm Cuba- Summer Abroad Prgram Information Session Brescia UC Merici Lounge
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Schulich Global Health International Experiences Showcase: a Student Poster Session Medical Sciences Building Lobby,
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry
12:00 - 1:45 pm

Change Across Continents: Stories from the Frontline of Philanthropy - Jon Duschinsky, Co-founder & CEO of The Conversation Farm
(for Professional & Managerial Association Members)

The Great Hall
Somerville House
12:30 -1:50 pm

Western Law Distinguished Speaker: Laurence Cockroft, Transparency International  "Can International Law Fight Grand Corruption?"

Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building (LB)
Room: 52
2:00-3:30 pm

Turning On the Other 80% Jon Duschinsky, Co-founder & CEO of The Conversation Farm
(for Professional & Managerial Association Members)

The Great Hall
Somerville House
4:30 - 6:30 pm Moccasin Making Workshop
Hosted by Indigenous Services
Western Student Services Building, Rm 2100
12:30pm- 1:30pm St. George's University - Exchange Information Session Bresica UC, Merici Lounge
3:00 - 4:00 pm Emotional Control of Perception and Brain States: Dr. Patrick Vuilleumier from University of Geneva Physics and Astronomy Bldg, Rm 100
3:00 - 4:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival University College, Rm 222
4:00 - 7:00 pm Western Goes Global: Cultural Showcase Mustang Lounge West
3:30 - 5:30 pm French Conversation Group: Les Causeries du Jeudi Arts & Humanities, Rm 2R09
3:30 - 6:00 pm

Journeys of Migration
presented by Western Migration & Ethnic Relations and the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership

USC Chambers Council, Rm 315, UCC
4:15 - 7:30 pm International Dining in Residence- Middle Eastern Menu  Saugeen Maitland
5:00 - 6:00 pm Info Session: Study Abroad to Holguin, Cuba University College, Rm 205
6:00 -9:00 pm Global Ivey Day Dinner, London Grand Hall, Ivey Business School
6:00 - 9:00 pm Italian Cooking Class
$10 fee/person. Registration required. owner-italian-in-london@uwo.ca
Brescia UC, Food Lab
7:00 - 9:00 pm International Open Mic Huron SAC (Huron UC)
7:30 - 9:30 pm Japanese Film Screening: Mitsuko Delivers Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B04
8:00 - 10:00 pm Don Wright Faculty of Music: Symphony Orchestra: Weber's Der Freishutz Overture and Strauss' Death and Transfiguration Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca