By nature student mobility is linked with sense of place. Students choose study destinations and institutions based on the expectations that they will learn the language and culture of the place. Perhaps what they don’t realise is how their physical learning spaces can directly affect how they learn. Sara Custer reports.
Canadian English language school ILAC has launched a dedicated online radio station for international students. The station will broadcast a mix of music, games and English language tips 24 hours a day, allowing people around the world to tune in at any time.
The Canadian language school ILAC has signed an articulation agreement with pathways giant INTO, enabling its students to progress to INTO’s US pathways. ILAC, which has campuses in Vancouver and Toronto, says a number of other American institutions have approached it about pursuing similar tie-ups, too.
A new immigration "matchmaking service" in Canada will connect foreign job seekers and employers in a bid to boost skilled migration – a move that could benefit international graduates of Canadian universities. CIC believes the system will eliminate application backlogs. It is one of a raft of new measures designed to attract more foreign students to the country.