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Welcome to Western University

Home to Canada's "Most Satisfied Students," no other Canadian university offers Western's unique combination of exceptional academic programs, residence life, student services and extracurricular clubs and activities.

We encourage every student to develop on many levels: intellectually, socially, culturally and physically. From our home in London, Ontario, Canada, outward across every continent, Western prepares future leaders to succeed.

As one of the oldest, most vibrant universities in Canada, Western combines academic excellence with lifelong opportunities for leadership and personal development. 

Our Campus is situated on nearly 1,200 acres of land along the banks of the Thames River in London, Ontario. Known as Canada's most beautiful campus, Western offers a community feeling all its own.

Our Partners

With research collaborations on every continent and students and faculty trained far and wide, Western is actively engaged internationally. Partners include institutions, government organizations and other public sector parties, non-profit organizations and the private sector.

In addition to formal partnerships, relationships between departments, Faculties and Schools, individual faculty members and students are connecting Western with world, and bringing global perspective to our campus every day.


  • More than 280 international institutional agreements
  • Over 500 international research collaborations in more than 75 countries
  • 137 exchange partners in 39 countries
  • member of several international university consortiums

Information for Partners

Western International is a dedicated team responsible for international activity and experiences at the University. We invite you to contact Western International at any time regarding our ongoing partnership.

Telephone: +1-519-661-2111 ext. 86409

If you are planning a visit to Western, we welcome you warmly! Please view the Visiting Western section of our website to complete a visit request form and to access useful resources in arranging your trip.

*Please note that some study areas at Western have their own exchange partnerships:

Ivey Business School partnerships visit the International @ Ivey page.

Western Law partnerships visit Law's International Exchange page.

    Becoming a Partner

    If your institution is not yet a partner with Western and you would be interested in exploring a new partnership, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Western International to explore the possibilities.