International Student Orientation

Students sitting on steps

For students beginning studies for the Summer 2022 term, Orientation resources and information are now available to you virtually. Whether you are beginning your studies in Canada or from abroad, you will be able to participate in all orientation programming being offered by the International and Exchange Student Centre and other campus partners.

Orientation programming includes virtual information sessions, online modules, and opportunities to connect with fellow students remotely.

Access Summer 2022 International Student Orientation online to learn more about:

  • Western and Canadian culture
  • Unwritten rules of the Canadian classroom
  • Key academic values in Canada
  • Important immigration information
  • Wellness and safety tips
  • Getting and staying connected remotely
  • and so much more!

How to Join International Student Orientation

  1. If you have not already activated your Western user ID and password, activate your Western identity now. (If you have used your email address, you are activated.)
  2. Log in to our International Orientation 2022 website using your user ID and password (your user ID is the first part of your Western email. e.g.,
  3. Press "Yes, add me" (refer to photo).


#GlobalWesternU New Student Party

No matter where you are in the world, we hope you will join us at this two-hour virtual event to make new friends, have some fun, and celebrate the start of the Summer 2022 term! IESC’s new student party will be a great opportunity for you to connect with other international students in a casual and relaxed setting! Join us for special games and activities, some friendly competition, and a few other surprises.

Register for the Summer 2022 New Student Party Here!

Other Orientation Activities on Campus

Graduate Students