International & Exchange  Student CentreWestern International

Welcome Newsletter July 2017

International students at Western

Greetings from Western University! We are excited to meet and welcome you. The International and Exchange Student Centre (IESC) will help you prepare and transition to life in Canada and at Western. Please review the information below. Should you have any questions, please contact us. We are here to help!

~ The IESC Staff Team


Apply for Your Study Permit

You must have a valid Canadian Study Permit for postsecondary (university) studies in Canada before attending classes in September. Please view important information on applying for your Study Permit:

Apply now! Study permit processing times can take more than 8 weeks!
More Information on Study Permits and Visas


Register for International Student Orientation Day

Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Register online by August 31

Students pose with Western mascot, JW

Orientation Day offers a great opportunity to meet new people and learn about life at Western. All new international and exchange students are encouraged to attend. Registration required. More details


Plan Your Trip


Prearrival Guide Plan Your Trip When You Arrive
  • When should I arrive?
  • Pre-arrival assistance
  • Checklists
  • How to get here
  • At the airport
  • Transportation in London
  • Welcome Centre
  • To-do list
  • Information & support

Click the images above for details and information
as you prepare for your journey to Western.


Finalize Your Accommodation and Move-In Plans


Living On Campus Living Off-Campus

Click the images above for details and contact information.


Chat Live with Western International Staff

Have questions? Join us for our first LIVE CHAT session of the summer! Connect directly with a Western staff member to have all of your pre-arrival questions answered and learn more about how to prepare for your journey to Western and London/Canada. Our first live chat will be taking place on Thursday, July 20th from 9:30- 11:00 a.m. EST. We can’t wait to “meet” you!

 

Click here to participate.


Important Dates

Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
August 28 to September 15
IESC Welcome Centre
August 28 to September 15
IESC Welcome Centre
August 31 & September 1
International Student
Residence Move-In Days
September 4
International Student Orientation Day
September 2
International Student Residence Welcome Day
September 6
TA Day: Graduate Student Conference on Teaching
September 3-9
Western Orientation Week
September 7
Classes Begin
September 4
International Student
Orientation Day
September 7
Graduate Student Orientation
September 7
Classes Begin
September 12-15
SOGS Fall Graduate Student Orientation Events

International and Exchange Student Centre
iesc@uwo.ca

519-661-2111 ext. 89309