COVID-19 Updates


The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) will use this space to keep the graduate and postdoctoral community updated with the latest information related to COVID-19. 

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. On this WEBSITE you can find details about the government support available for individuals, businesses, industry sectors, organizations helping Canadians, and related resources delivered by the Federal government.

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

All Western, Brescia, Huron and King's University College students arriving from outside of Canada (including international students and Canadian citizens) are required to complete all necessary testing and quarantine requirements and must register their quarantine plan with Western prior to arrival in Canada.

If you are an international student who is eligible to enter Canada and are fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the Government of Canada, you may be exempt from select quarantine requirements, but you must still register your travel and quarantine plan with Western

For full details and updates, please visit our International Arrival website.

If you have questions or require support, please contact an International Student Advisor at

Academic/Health and Well-Being Supports

We encourage you to visit the newly-created Digital Student Experience website where you will find tools and resources to help with the transition to online/remote learning. The site also provides digital/virtual academic, health and well-being, career development, and social connection supports. Questions can be directed to Student Support, Case Management at 519-661-2111 x89152 or