At the university of british columbia, international undergraduate applications are up by 15 percent this year, but damara klaassen, the senior director of the university’s international student initiative, stressed that was on par with prior year increases.
According to a 2013 survey of 1,509 international students conducted by the canadian bureau for international education (cbie), most international students arriving in canada express the intention to remain after finishing their studies.
The number of international students increased in every province in canada, with prince edward island, the yukon and manitoba the biggest winners in percentage increase india china, vietnam and brazil had the greatest overall increase in actual students.
International students in institutions of higher education in english-speaking countries make valuable educational and economic contributions. Having students from all over the world enrolled in ontario’s high schools and colleges makes learning much harder on both the students as well as the faculty.
Public investment in international students already pays for itself if 30% of the graduates stay on and work in germany for at least five years setting out from the above number of students, the direct annual value added is €53,000, and there is an additional €17,100 from consumer spending. International students in institutions of higher education in english-speaking countries make valuable educational and economic contributions for these benefits to continue, universities must become more knowledgeable about the adjustment issues these students face and implement appropriate support.