2 Western faculty members have received graduate or professional degrees from a university in Japan
In 2015-16, 6 Western students travelled on exchange to Japan and 2 Japanese students came to Western.
In 2015-16, 2 undergraduate students and 4 graduate students from Japan attended Western.
Between 2011 and 2015, Western researchers co-authored and published 268 articles, meeting abstracts, reviews, proceeding papers, editorial materials, or book chapters with researchers at Japanese institutions. Top five institutions with which collaborations occurred:
University of Tokyo
Japanese Foundation for Cancer
Osaka Prefecture University
Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences
Tokyo Metropolitan University
89 Western alumni are living in Japan
On September 9, 2015, Western International hosted a visit by Dr. Matthew Linley, Head of Office of International Admission, and Mr. Akinari Hoshino, Associate Professor and Study Abroad Advisory, Nagoya University.
In July 2014, Vice-Provost (International) Julie McMullin travelled to Japan for meetings with Waseda University and Gakushuin University, Tokyo.
On January 29, 2013, Japanese Consul General, Mr. Eiji Yamamoto and Vice-Consul Mr. Daisuke Nakamura, visited Western. Consul General Yamamoto gave a public talk on “Japan in Aisa and its Relations with Canada: Under the New Abe Administration”.