Meet our Mustangs from around the world

Western University welcomes more than 5,200 international students from 121 countries around the world. Our staff and faculty provide a full range of programs, services and opportunities to help students achieve their academic and career goals. These are some of our international students.

Shawn · Social Science (China)

Shawn is from China and is studying in the Faculty of Social Science. “To summarize my one-year experience at Western, I would say ‘community.’ Everyone is so friendly and the staff and faculty are really flexible. They are here to help you.”

Rebecca · SASAH (Greece)

Rebecca was born in the UK but raised in Greece. She’s studying in Western’s School for the Advanced Studies in Arts & Humanities (SASAH). She loves the connections she’s made here. “I like that during the first week there is so much going on. There is always a support system around you…and the people that you meet? They become your family.”

Peya · Social Science (Bangladesh)

Peya is from Bangladesh and came to Western to be part of campus life and enjoy city life too. “I would definitely recommend Western to other international students because of the beautiful campus and the chance to meet people from all different walks of life and different cultures.”

Cintya · Engineering (Angola)

intya is an Engineering student from Angola, who first studied at the Western English Language Centre before beginning her degree. “The professors are really great here and they want to help all the students succeed.”

Tianyi · Business with Food and Nutrition (China)

Tianyi is from China and has a combined major of Business with Food and Nutrition. She plans to open a restaurant some day. “My life at Western is pretty great because I feel Western is very supportive to International Students. It is very easy for me to find resources and the right person to help me out when I have problems.”