International Students

International Student Wellness

The International and Exchange Student Centre (IESC) offers a full range of programs and services to support international students during their stay at Western.  Individual assistance (advising and counselling) is available for international students through the IESC.

To book an appointment to receive advising or counselling services, please visit in person (there are 2 appointment offices), or contact IESC by phone:

1. International and Exchange Student Centre (IESC) Appointment Office (general advising, counselling, and immigration advising appointment booking):

Location: IESC, Room 2N70, 2 nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building
Phone: (519) 661-2111 ext. 85908
Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

2. Mental Health Support (general advising and counselling)

Location: Room 11, University Community Centre
Phone: (519) 661-3030 
Office Hours: September-April: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May-August: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please visit their website for more details

The International and Exchange Student Centre launched an entire website dedicated to student wellness.  Please visit to access a variety of resources and reading for international students.