DENNY LIU Regardless of whether you're a new or returning student at Western, did you know about these unique events and programs offered by Western's International and Exchange Student Centre? If not, don't miss out! Check out IESC's Facebook, Twitter, or subscribe to the mailing list to find more events you'll love and enjoy. Here's … Continue reading IESC in September
DENNY LIU Image via Google Images Language is something which hold a special significance in everyday life. It's an avenue for communicating our thoughts, beliefs, and values. It's how people connect with one another to build friendships, communities, and a shared sense of solidarity. Some even believe that language may influence the way you think, … Continue reading Learning, or reconnecting with a second language
BETH GULILAT It’s a wintry Thursday afternoon. As I stare at my boots treading on the sparkling snow, I catch the last gust of cold air, and enter the blanket of warmth that is the International and Graduate Affairs building. This is not the last sense of warmth I would encounter. If you haven’t heard … Continue reading The Faces of Global Cafe
BETH GULILAT It officially began in 1976. The time to recognize “the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavour throughout our history”, according to President Gerald Ford. From 1976 and onward, the month of February has been designated in the United States as Black History Month through the help of Dr. … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month in Canada
WU XIAO Whether it's from travelling or meeting someone from another country, we've all experienced culture shock. Differences in culture aren't always noticeable (language barriers, climate, religion, etc). I wanted to know what were some aspects exchange students found unique about living in Canada (minus the cold weather) that a domestic student wouldn't think about … Continue reading Canada from a Hong Kong Perspective
Being a VIP (Volunteers In Progress) Program volunteer is a one of a kind experience. It provides a unique opportunity for students to get involved with the international community at Western and witness the diversity that the university prides itself on. With an array of positions available, such as English Conversation Circle Leader and International … Continue reading The VIP Experience
I am Eshana Ghuman, a 4th year undergraduate student in Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences. Some of my favourite things are long nature walks, camping, "Stranger Things", butter chicken and more butter chicken. I believe I am quite pleasant to be around if you're okay with constant Harry Potter references.