International & Exchange  Student CentreWestern International

IESC Events

calendar on a tabletFor upcoming events and dates,
see our events calendar.

See below for general information on
IESC events offered throughout the year.


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For newly arriving international and exchange students.

Academic & Career

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Workshops are offered year-round in partnership with the Student Development Centre and Student Success Centre.


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Events to help you adjust to life in Canada and at Western.

Immigration Sessions

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Periodic information sessions with government representatives from both Canada and the US.

Social Events & Trips

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Many social events are available as well as trips to some Canadian attractions.

International Week

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A week-long celebration of diversity and international learning held each November at Western.