Welcome to King’s!

We’re excited to welcome you to our beautiful campus! We have designed various programming to support your arrival at King’s, settle into your new journey, and become familiar with the King’s community. Under this pillar, we want you to be able to:

  • Understand how to effectively interact with King’s faculty, staff, and community members
  • Identify Canadian post-secondary system’s key characteristics
  • Cultivate student engagement opportunities through orientation


International Bridging Week

Sign up for Bridging

Monday, August 26 – Saturday, August 31, 2024

Our international bridging week is a week-long orientation catered towards international students. You'll participate in a combination of academic workshops, social activities, and out-of-town excursions. The cost of the program includes early move into residence, meals, activities, and transportation costs. Please note that this program is mandatory for all exchange, 2 + 2 participants, and international students living in residence looking for early move-in.

Orientation Week

Learn more about O-Week

Sunday, September 1 – Saturday, September 7, 2024

A Western tradition and Canada’s best orientation programming! O-Week focuses on welcoming you to your new home, helping you meet other first-year incoming students, and giving you the opportunity to learn all about King’s and the larger Western communities. We have both small and large events on various campuses for you to enjoy.

Mature + Transfer Student Community Meet & Greet 

For more information and/or to register, please email mature.student@kings.uwo.ca.

Mature/Transfer Student orientation: Thursday, August 29 from 1 – 4 p.m. in LH 105 A & B

Mature + Transfer Student Pizza Community Meet & Greet: Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Both events are open to all mature and/or transfer students! They're both great opportunities to meet other mature students, both new and upper-year.