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Learn without borders

Integrate international experience into your studies

It's not just about travelling, studying, interning, volunteering, conducting research or discovering new places and new people. It's about discovering yourself and growing as an individual.

Fund your travels

More than $500,000 in financial support is available annually to support international learning experiences, including a guaranteed $1,000 International Learning Award for high-achieving students to go abroad following their first year of studies up until the end of April in their fourth year. Learn more.

Gain the experience employers are looking for

By participating in Western’s Global and Intercultural Engagement Honour, evidence of your international learning experience will appear on your transcript upon graduation. In this voluntary program, you accumulate points by engaging in academic and extracurricular activities with a global or intercultural focus, at home or abroad. Learn more