International Student Orientation Schedule of Events

International Student Orientation begins August 26 with the opening of the Welcome Centre and will continue throughout the month of September!

Our hybrid orientation program includes virtual information sessions as well as exciting in-person social events to help you meet new friends and feel at home at Western.

Meet with an International Student Advisor

As a new student, you are encouraged to connect with an advisor during your first month at Western to get personalized advice and learn more about how they can support you throughout your time here. Drop-in appointments are available September 3 - 27 from 1 - 4 pm at Western International (2nd Floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building).

International Student Advisors will also be present at many of the orientation events and sessions listed below- see you there!

International Orientation Schedule

August 26 - 31 & September 3 - 6

Welcome Centre

Connect
10 am - 3 pm
August 31

Explore Campus with Us!

Socialize
10 am - 3 pm
August 31

Sport & Social Night

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 1

Western Football Game

Socialize
7 pm
September 4

Social Insurance Number (SIN) Clinic

Learn
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
September 5

Special Edition Global Cafe

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 6 - 15

Western Fair

Community
1 pm - 5 pm
September 10

Part A: Academic Supports & Important Information (Exchange Students)

Learn
8:30 am - 10:00 am
 Zoom
September 10

English Conversation Program Fall Preview Day

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 11

Exchange Student FAQ & Social

Socialize
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
September 12

Global Cafe: Orientation Edition

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 13

Part A: Academic Supports & Important Information (Undergraduate & Graduate Students)

Learn
8:30 am - 10:00 am
 Zoom
September 13

Lunch for International Students & Families

Socialize
1 pm - 4 pm
September 13 - 15

Lucky Lion Night Market

Community
5 pm - 8 pm
September 19

Part B: Health & Wellness, Health Insurance and Campus Safety

Learn
12 - 1:30 pm
 Zoom
September 19

Global Cafe: Orientation Edition

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 19 - 22

100 Kellog Lane Entertainment Complex

Community
1 pm - 5 pm
September 20

New Student Celebration Lunch

Socialize
12 pm - 3 pm
September 20

New Student Celebration Dinner

Socialize
5 pm - 8 pm
September 25

Part C: Living in London & Adjusting to Life at Western

Learn
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  Zoom
September 26

Global Cafe: Orientation Edition

Socialize
3 pm - 5 pm
September 28

Western Football Game

Socialize
1 pm

Accessibility

Western is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us in advance if you have any particular accommodation requirements.