International WeekWestern International
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Welcome to Western International Week 2014

November 10 - 14

International Week at Western is held annually in November as a campus-wide celebration of all things international. The purpose of the week is to:

International Week is open to the campus community - students, faculty and staff. Attend as many activities as you wish - there is something for everyone!

Shad - Opening Event

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Canadian hip hop artist, Shad, opens International Week 2014 on Monday, November 10 with a keynote talk and performance at Alumni Hall.

Tickets are just $10. Get them online or in person now!


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Click above for the 2014 schedule  - still in development. To submit your event download our event form and email to 

Passport Contest

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With a festival atmosphere, the week will feature cultural experiences, panel discussions, presentations, workshops, displays, tours and other activities designed to inspire students, faculty, and staff to build their cross-cultural skills and become more globally aware. Join our passport contest to win great prizes including a chance for a $1,000 scholarship.

Western International

Western International operates under the direction of the Vice-Provost (International).

Our mission is to direct and support the University's international strategy, while acting as a resource to faculties and departments across the Western community.

We are dedicated to:

Visit the new International website for Western!

Contact Us

For more information on international week contact: 519-661-2111 ext. 86486 or email

Meet the team planning International Week
If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, let us know.