Western International

Recent Visitors

Western is pleased to host many visitors and partners from around the world each year. We welcome their contributions to our community of global scholars.

The following are some of the recent visitors hosted by Western International. If your faculty is hosting international visitors, please let us know by contacting Melissa Franco at mfranco5@uwo.ca

November 30 – December 1, 2015

Delegation from the French Consulate, Toronto

November 20, 2015

National University of Singapore

November 4, 2015

Delegation from the Embassy of Angola, Ottawa

October 21, 2015

Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (UPEM), France

September 16, 2015

City University London

September 15, 2015

University of Otago, New Zealand

September 9, 2015

University of Otago, New Zealand

September 9, 2015

Nagoya University, Japan

August 15-23, 2015

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Summer School

July 16-17, 2015

Western hosted the 3rd International Workshop on Synchrotron Radiation Research organized by Soochow University (China) and Western University Centre for Synchrotron Radiation Research. More than 10 faculties from Soochow University visited Western for this event, led by the Associate Dean, Prof. Jeff Sun of the College of Nano Science and Technology (CNST)

June 1, 2015

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

April 13, 2015

Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China


March 31, 2015

University at Buffalo delegation


February 5, 2015

Visit of Prof. Vilma Páez Pérez, University of Holguín, Cuba

January 12, 2015 – Germany Day


December 15, 2014

Nanchang University, China delegation, led by Prof. Hu Yongxin, Chairman, University Steering Committee


October 24, 2014

Soochow University, China


October 9-10, 2014

World 100 Study Tour group


September 5, 2014

India delegation visit, led by:


June 27, 2014

Visit of Prof. Tim Brailsford, Vice-Chancellor, Bond University, Australia


June 5, 2014

Zhejiang University of Technology (China) delegation, led by Prof. Mei Xinlin, Chairman of University Committee, visiting the Faculty of Engineering


June 2-6, 2014

Professors Jorid Grimeland & Rosah Malambo
HiOA - Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, visiting Western’s School of Occupational Therapy


May 28, 2014

Visit of Prof. Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Warwick, U.K.


April 29, 2014

Visit of Prof. Andrew Coats, joint Academic Vice-President, Monash-Warwick Alliance, Australia-U.K.


April 28, 2014

Visit from the University at Buffalo:


April 21-22, 2014

Delegation from Osaka University, Japan, visited the Faculty of Health Sciences


April 7, 2014

Visit of Prof. N. L. A. Karunaratne, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka


March 28-29, 2014

Delegation from Monash University, Australia, led by Prof. Edward Byrne, Vice-Chancellor and President


March 25, 2014

Trudeau Lecture Series presentation by Prof. Jennifer Welsh, 2006 Trudeau Fellow; Professor and Chair in International Relations, European University Institute, Florence, Italy; Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College, University of Oxford; and Former Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict


February 11 – 12, 2014

Delegation from France, led by H. E. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France in Canada, along with staff from the Consulate General of France in Toronto and faculty members from Aix-Marseille University and Institut Carnot STAR.