English language centre Western University

Need to Know

Key information to help you have a successful experience.

Studying abroad is exciting and requires that you be properly prepared before you travel. It is important that you know program dates, have a valid VISA, pack appropriate clothing and supplies and become familiar with the various ways of getting here.

Double-check program dates and fees.

Academic English Program

Start Date
September / January / May

Program Length
4-16 months (1-4 terms)

Deposit
$2,800

Tuition
$6,512

Supplementary Fee
Varies by year

English Boost Program

Start Date
July

Program Length
9 weeks

Deposit
$5,080

Tuition
$5,080

Supplementary Fee
Varies by year

Summer
Program

Start Date
July

Program Length
4 weeks

Deposit
$2,750

Tuition
$2,750

Supplementary Fee
No additional fees

King's Enhanced Year Program

Start Date
September

Program Length
8 months

Deposit
$1,000

Tuition
$24,000

Supplementary Fee
Varies by year

Find housing on and off-campus.

Western University provides assistance to those students who are interested in the following living arrangements:

Off-campus housing

On-campus university residence

Canada Homestay Network

Prepare documents like study permits and VISAs.

Gather information about visas and study permits. Give yourself plenty of time because the application process can take longer then expected. Find out what documents you will need, such as a visa, valid passport, and medical records.

VISA Information

Banking Information

Get here safely and soundly.

We want you to have a good trip and arrive in Canada comfortably. Below are some travel tips for getting to London and finding WELC once you're here. Good luck and travel safely.

Getting to London, Ontario

By Air

You can land in Toronto Pearson International Airport or London International Airport. To get from the Toronto Airport, we recommend booking a Robert Q here: https://reservation.robertq.com/airbus/

By Bus

Greyhound Bus Lines has a station in London. You can arrive from Toronto and many other cities in Canada by booking here: https://www.greyhound.ca/

By Train

VIA rail has a train station located in downtown London. You can arrive from Toronto and many other cities in Canada by booking here: http://www.viarail.ca/en

Getting to WELC at Western University

By Taxi

When you arrive in London there are taxis available to take you to Western University and WELC.

A Campus Map (PDF)

Western University has a big, beautiful campus. To help you find WELC, and other buildings on campus, please look at the map provided.