The refugee crisis is immense. We can’t leave it up to just governments and UN bodies to respond, and higher education institutions are uniquely placed to provide additional, durable solutions for refugees.
Spending by international students and their visiting friends and family amounted to CAN$11.4bn in 2014, up from $8bn four years earlier, according to the federal government’s new economic impact study.
Competitive fees and attractive post-study work options are some of Canada's most magnetic features drawing international students to its shores. Word of mouth recommendations, however, remain powerful influences.