Brescia University


Fall Term

Two students at the Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception


The Welcome Reception is your opportunity to connect with fellow international students and the Brescia community as the new academic year begins.


Students throwing leaves in the air.Mid-Autumn Festival 


This festival is traditionally celebrated by Brescia’s East Asian community. With a delicious dinner and Moon cakes for dessert, you will start your year off on a high note! 


Students sitting at a pumpkin patch.Thanksgiving Dinner


International and out-of-province students are invited to join Brescia for pumpkin-carving, prizes and a traditional Canadian Thanksgiving dinner at this annual event.


Students sitting in front of a map.International Photo Contest 


Budding and experienced Brescia photographers are welcome to submit photos of your exciting travel adventures outside of your country (or province), or of an international experience you had at home. 



Two international exchange students and a staff member.International Week 


International Week is a time to celebrate all international students at Western and affiliate campuses. Enjoy a variety of festivities celebrating diverse cultures and sharing delicious food from around the world. 



Two international students sitting down for a photo.French Canada Trip 


Brescia students are invited to discover the best of French Canada with four days and three nights exploring Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City during Fall Reading Week. 




Four students wearing cultural attire.Festival of Festivals


During Western’s International Student Week, Brescia’s “Festival of Festivals” showcases world-wide festivals, performances and diverse food. All are welcome to attend this global event hosted by the University’s international students!


Winter Term 

Two students wearing cultural attire.Cultural Festival


Celebrate our diverse campus with our annual Cultural Festival! Enjoy live cultural performances, international food, fusion fashion show, heritage displays and more!  


Students enjoying food from around the world.International Farewell Gathering


Celebrate the end of the semester with fellow Brescia students.