International WeekWestern International
  • international week tag with purple globe
  • Watch the top 6 teams compete in the World's Challenge Challenge
  • Ad for Africa Western Collaboration Day November 18
  • globe made of flags from around the world and dates for international week 2015 - November 16-20
  • Passport cover and inside stamps - contest advertisement

Welcome to Western International Week 2015

November 16 - 20

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, alumni, and the wider London community. Attend as many activities as you wish - there is something for everyone!

Returning in 2015

students perform at Western Goes Global cultural showcase 2014

• Academic workshops and panels
• World's Challenge Challenge
• Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase (Nov. 12)
• International Opportunities and Exchange Fairs
• International Student Breakfast
• Western-Africa International Collaborations Day
• Food, film, music and cultural celebrations
...and much more!


November calendar on a digital tablet 

Our 2015 schedule is available now!  Click above or to view the schedule on your smart phone, download the free Guidebook App and use redeem code "westernstudent2015"

Passport Contest

Passport cover and inside stamps


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:

Contact Us

For more information on international week contact: 519-661-2111 ext. 89309 or email

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