UWindsor international students seek seat at your Christmas dinner table

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and there are international students from the University of Windsor who would like to join you for a holiday meal.

'Host for the Holidays' program matches visiting students with families willing to serve them a meal

The deadline to apply to be a 'Host for the Holiday' is December 15. (Getty Images)

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and there are international students from the University of Windsor who would like to join you for a holiday meal.

The university's 'Host for the Holidays' program matches students who can't be with their families with ones in Windsor who are willing to feed them a meal and bring them in on local holiday traditions.

Susha Suresh is from India and she took part in the program as a guest at Thanksgiving. 

"I was feeling a little homesick ever since I came to Canada, and I was talking about my family to them, and it actually felt good you know," Suresh told CBC's Windsor Morning. "They actually told me to do things like call your mom here or talk to her often, and all of those tips actually helped."

Hear more about the program here: 
International students from the University of Windsor would like to join you for Christmas dinner. Beth Oakley and student Susha Suresh describe the program. 6:45


If you're interested in being a host, you can apply online to the program here. The deadline to apply is December 15.