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.
The international education community has a vital role to play in promoting the values of openness and inclusion in the run-up to the US election, stakeholders were told at the annual NAFSA conference, held last week in Denver.
The Canadian government launched a new national brand for its international education offering, EduCanada, this week at the annual AIEA conference Montreal. The branding will be rolled out in the coming months, along with a new EduCanada website to replace the current Education au/in Canada site.
A strong message that international student intake is not the end goal, but part of the process of fostering internationalisation, was delivered this week at CBIE’s 49th annual conference held in Niagara Falls, Canada.
The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has released a set of proposals to provide a fast-track route for institutions to gain degree-awarding powers and drive up teaching standards for the whole of the UK's higher education sector.