International Student Orientation

Watch this website for more details on our Fall Orientation coming soon! Please plan to arrive at Western ahead of these dates so that you can connect and participate fully in our orientation program.

Fall Orientation August 30 to September 2, 2023 

Our International Student Orientation is open to all incoming international graduate, undergraduate, and exchange students and their families. International Student orientation will provide you many opportunities for: 

  • learning important information about your time here at Western
  • making friends and connections to last
  • and much more! 

Registration for International Student Orientation Fall 2023 is coming soon. In the meantime, be sure to explore our New Students Website for helpful information and resources as you plan your journey to Western.

Have any questions about orientation? Contact us at

International Orientation Schedule

International Pre-Arrival Welcome Modules

Book an Appointment with an International Student Advisor

Contact the International and Exchange Student Centre for more information


SmartStart Western

SmartStart Western is a series of programs offered throughout the summer to support the transition of new undergraduate students to Western and provide them with a foundation for their academic journey.

All new international undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. Visit the SmartStart website for details.