Pre-Arrival Guide

International Student Pre-Arrival Guide


To help you begin your "Western" journey, view our NEW International Student Pre-Arrival Guide!

  • View the entire International Student Pre-Arrival Guide (PDF 1.6 MB)

  • Table of Contents
    1. Welcome from the International and Exchange Student Center and IESC Programs and Services
    2. Preparing to Come to Canada
    3. Arriving in Canada
    4. Budgets, Money & Banking
    5. Orientation
    6. Housing
    7. Health Insurance
    8. Academic Information
    9. Programs & Services at Western
    10. The International Family
    11. Canadian Culture




International Student Pre-Arrival Guide


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Last updated: August 9, 2013

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All information disclosed by students to IESC will be kept confidential. It will not be shared with family, university staff, course instructors, or others without written permission and will not become part of academic records.

The International and Exchange Student Centre is experienced in working with diverse populations.

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