Canada has topped major Anglophone education destinations for return on investment, according to a survey of international graduate jobseekers, but it has a way to go in terms of rating for overall positive experience.
It was also revealed that the total number of study permit holders in Canada as of 31 December 2016 was 414,946, up from 351,330 (an 18% increase) in 2015. China and India are the largest growth markets.
A national strategy with goals including more than doubling the number of Canadian students going abroad during their undergraduate studies has been proposed in a new report published in Canada. It sits behind the US for mobility rates.
A recent tragic case of a South Korean student who fell from a clifftop to her death in the UK is a reminder of the responsibilities that schools, tourism authorities and even local councils have in advocating for responsible behaviour. As Viggo Stacey explores, international students can be more vulnerable, but it is imperative that they are counselled on how to protect themselves from harm while enjoying an adventure overseas.