Canada from a Hong Kong Perspective

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


The VIP Experience

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

Panchami, Blog Assistant Editor 2016-2017

Panchami Bhat is in her fourth year, pursuing a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies with a specialization in Consumer Behaviour. She loves to read, write, and travel, with her coolest travel moment being when she swam with stingrays in Antigua. When she’s not studying for exams, she’ll be watching her favorite TV shows like … Continue reading Panchami, Blog Assistant Editor 2016-2017

International Week at Western

This year’s annual week-long event, dedicated to celebrating diversity and Western’s international community is from November 21st to November 25th. Join us for a week of fun-filled cultural activities to learn more about the various international opportunities that students have, as well as learning more about cultural diversity. The event is open to all students, … Continue reading International Week at Western