Language and Culture Programs

Join one of our existing programs or work with our team to design a customized language and culture program that meets your needs. 

Western offers:

  • Intensive English language study options for academic and special purposes
  • Conditional Admission to undergraduate programs 
  • Pre- MBA and Global Pathway Program
  • Diverse youth group programming with specialized programs upon request 
  • Group language and American culture immersion with local university students, faculty and community members 
  • Customized experiential and service-based learning programs

Western celebrates diversity

Celebrating Western's diversity with events offers our community a chance to experience cultural enrichment from around the world without setting foot on a plane. Each July, Western’s Language and Culture Programs sponsors Summer International Day. This celebration of international cultures on at Western features music, performances and hands-on fun for all ages. Attendees try out new activities and games while sampling treats and beverages from around the world.


Employee Language Program

International student talking to DeanInitiated by the President’s Office to support Western faculty and staff through professional development, the Employee Language Program offers free quarterly workshops and special events encouraging multicultural outreach and awareness. Note: This program is restricted to Western Employees.

Learn more about Western's free
Employee Language Program

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