2018 News and Announcements Archive


New Immigration Biometrics Requirement

July 15, 2018

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced a biometrics (fingerprints and photo) requirement for a number of individuals travelling to Canada. The implementation will take place in two stages:

  • Effective July 31, 2018, citizens of Europe, the Middle East and Africa will require Biometrics to enter Canada.
  • Effective December 31, 2018, citizens from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will require Biometrics to enter Canada.

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Information for New International Students at Western

June 21, 2018

Read our June 2018 e-newsletters for new International Students - get information on preparing to come to Western, registering for orientation day, important dates and much more!

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Police warning about ongoing immigration scam

June 21, 2018

The London Police Service warns the public of an on-going immigration scam occurring in the London Area and throughout Southwestern Ontario.

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Western reduces tuition for international PhD students to domestic amount

March 16, 2018

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