On behalf of the Society of Graduate Students, we would like to congratulate you on your decision to come to the University of Western Ontario!  Traveling overseas to begin studies at a new school can be an exciting but challenging process. The information presented here is designed to assist you in your preparations to come to Canada.

Please feel free to contact us by phone (1-519-661-3394)  or email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you have specific questions or concerns that are not addressed in this section. We do look forward to meeting you at one of the many informal social gatherings organized for international graduate students here at Western.

Here is some of the most commonly sought-after information as international students are considering coming to the University of Western Ontario:

Traveling to Canada

Living in London

Working in Canada

International Student Identity Card

If you have any concerns or want to become involved in helping other international graduate students, check out the International Graduate Student Issues Committee.

University Community Centre
Room 260
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON  Canada N6A 3K7

p: (519) 661.3394 (or Ext. 83394)
f: (519) 661.3374

Fall Office Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.