Western's Digital First Year Experience

Joining the Western community is something special. We have collected digital supports and resources here to help you navigate your first-year transition so that you can thrive whether you're on-campus, or at a distance.

Supporting Your Transition

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THRIVING FOUNDATIONS: PREPARING FOR UNIVERSITY

Making a connection to our community is what sets Western apart. See what we have to offer and how we'll help set you up to thrive. 

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INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS FOR FALL 2021

Arriving from outside of Canada to begin the Fall 2021 term at Western University? Visit the IESC website for everything you need to know.

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SUMMER ACADEMIC ORIENTATION

Get help understanding courses and the transition to Western.

WESTERN CHOOSE PORTAL

Your personalized portal will stay active until OWeek with all your most up-to-date information.

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OWEEK AT WESTERN

The plans are underway! Check back often for updates about your orientation week 2021 kick-off.

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THRIVE ONLINE

Read stories written by Western students, and share your own to help us celebrate, engage, relate, entertain, and educate each other.