International Students

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International students in Canada – The benefit of Canadian study experience grows in the longer term.

Although international students are increasingly considered a pool of skilled individuals for permanent residency and participation in the Canadian labour market, the role of Canadian study in economic outcomes after immigration is not well understood. To this end, this article examines the relationship between pre-immigration study in Canada and post-immigration earnings. Findings show a trend … Continue reading

International Students in Canada – An increasing number have engaged in the labour market over the past decade

The number of international students has grown considerably worldwide, primarily from developing countries to Western developed countries. In recent years, Canada has led other major Western countries in the growth of international students. The opportunity for international students to work in Canada after graduation and to potentially become permanent residents, and ultimately Canadian citizens, is … Continue reading

International Students in Canada – They accounted for all of the growth in postsecondary enrolments in 2018/2019

Student enrolments in Canadian public universities and colleges rose for the fourth consecutive academic year in 2018/2019, driven solely by higher enrolments by international students. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, postsecondary students experienced significant changes to their educational instruction, with most students learning remotely at the end of the 2019/2020 academic period and … Continue reading

International Students in Canada – They earned less than Canadian students six years after graduation

The number of temporary residents that hold a postsecondary study permit in Canada has increased rapidly in recent years, going from 201,186 in 2009 to 294,020 in 2015—a 46.1% increase. The purpose of this study is to describe the postsecondary experience and early labour market outcomes of study permit holders (international students). The study found … Continue reading

International Students in Canada – Their average labour market outcomes lag behind their Canadian-born counterparts

In response to substantial provincial funding cuts through the 1990s combined with a declining postsecondary-aged domestic student population, Canada’s postsecondary institutions are increasingly tapping into the international student market for their tuition revenues. Complementing this increase, the Canadian government has in recent years made a number of important changes to its immigration policies easing the … Continue reading

International Students in Canadian Universities – Slightly higher than the OECD average

Relative to other countries, in the 2012-2013 school year Canada ranked slightly higher than the OECD average for international students as a proportion of all students for all three levels of study (see Chart 2). In relation to other primarily English speaking countries, Canada has hosted a lower proportion of international students than Australia, the … Continue reading

Germany – International students are leaving

Germany’s foreign students were assumed to be a hot commodity in a country desperate for skilled labor. But inhospitable employers and lack of preparation from their universities are forcing them to leave in droves.  A study published this week by the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR) highlighted the gap between … Continue reading

International Students in London – £2.3 billion success story

New research from London First and PwC shows international students are a boon to the UK, bringing a net benefit of £2.3 billion to the UK economy from London universities alone. The report, London Calling: International students’ contribution to Britain’s economic growth, concludes that the capital’s higher education system is an export success story, with 92 … Continue reading

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