Studying with us in 2021 is about putting your education and your future first. This is your time.
By choosing to start your Western experience now, you will benefit from a US education – the number one study destination for international students, world-class teaching and student support, and access to Start Smart – our exclusive preparatory course, delivered virtually at no extra cost.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to join us on campus. If our campus is not open, you can still benefit from the flexibility to begin your program virtually from home*.
Find out more information about beginning your studies with us.
Learn about the documents you will need to supply in order to study abroad in the USA and to be accepted to your chosen program.
Discover what will happen once you know when you are arriving on campus.
When you arrive at the International Study Center, you will be quickly welcomed into University life and the Western community. To start the year, you will join Western Welcome Week, held by the University. This weeklong event is full of informative and fun activities to help you get to know the campus, staff, facilities, and meet other students. There are even tours of Bellingham, so you can learn your way around the city.
At the International Study Center, staff are ready to help you transition into life abroad, including opening a bank account, understanding your program, and registering with the University.
If you are enrolled in virtual learning for a 2021 intake, you are eligible for a 100% refund (including deposit) up to two weeks into the program.
*Subject to University policy and ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19
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