Five students, two scholars-at-risk to receive ‘wrap-around aid’ amid international crisis
Project Lightbulb will vie for $30,000 at global finals this summer
Scholars from West Africa and Western University will study how to nurture sustainable livelihoods in Ghana, Benin, Liberia, Senegal and Nigeria.
PhD student Payam Momeni is inaugural recipient of a scholarship in honour of four Western students who perished aboard Flight PS752.
A longstanding partnership between Western students and community groups in Africa took place virtually, from locations all across the globe.
Ellie Sak may well be the first business student in Ivey Business School history to clinch an internship by reciting Robert Frost poems. And, to borrow from the poet’s voice, that has made all the difference in helping her land a career she loves.
From discovering the drivers of business sustainability to examining the genetics of ovarian cancer, Western’s undergraduates are winning global recognition.
Lemos Rodrigues didn’t leave his suite for the next 14 days – not unlike hundreds of other international students.
With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.
Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.
Career international education advocate Britta Baron has been named Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (International), effective July 1, through June 30, 2025, Western officials announced today.
About 500 mourners gathered Wednesday in a memorial service at Western’s Alumni Hall in a tearful tribute to four graduate students who lost their lives on Flight PS752.
Non-dairy alternatives for the creation of a life-sustaining probiotic yogurt may offer a new affordable option to African communities that have come to depend on the product, all thanks to the work of a group of seven student researchers.
It has been 15 years since Western Heads East first introduced a social enterprise around its probiotic yogurt in Africa. Now, they are looking to replicate that success closer to home.
This week, the Western campus plays host to more than 1,500 members of the International Association of College Admission Counseling for their annual education conference.
The SheCycle project – the University of Waterloo student-led initiative to introduce a unique antimicrobial reusable sanitary pad that can be locally sourced and distributed in Uganda – won the 2019 World’s Challenge Challenge, held last week at Western.
A familiar name will bridge Western International to a new leader – all while helping shape senior leadership skills across campus.
More than 1,800 on- and off-campus students preparing for exams will be receiving postcards with personal messages from alumni as Western delivers its third year of Kind Mail.
A snowy morning, unfamiliar to some in the room, didn’t stop more than 250 international students from gathering for the sixth annual President’s Breakfast for International & Exchange Students. The event capped off International Week, a week-long celebration of...
Western cello student Ivan Fabara has transported his instrument across four centuries and 10,000 kilometres – far from its festive origins in Italy and now home to a festival he founded in Ecuador.