International WeekWestern International
  • globe made of flags from around the world and dates for international week 2015 - November 16-20
  • World's Challenge Challenge ad: Enter by October 9. You could win a $1,000 scholarship
  • Help Syria initiative at Western University

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
• International Learning Fair
• 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 still coming together. To submit your event complete our online form.

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.