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Why more Canadian university students need to study abroad

October 30, 2018 | Maclean’s Magazine

Canada lags behind other nations in sending its students overseas. Could the federal government change that?

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Number of international students studying in Canada up 17%

September 18, 2018 | Study Travel Network

The total number of international students studying in Canada, at all levels, increased by 17 per cent to 494,525 in 2017, according to the latest Research in Brief report by the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE).

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Foreign students transforming Canada’s schools, immigration

October 19, 2018 | The Globe and Mail

Earlier this week, the Trump administration moved to impose fixed time limits on student visas, making Canada an even more attractive destination for students from abroad.

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Survey: International students highly satisfied with studies in Canada; many planning to stay

August 28, 2018 | ICEF Monitor

A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) reveals that the vast majority of international students in Canada are satisfied with their decision to study in Canada and would recommend Canada as a study destination to friends. In addition, six in ten of them want to immigrate to Canada in the future.

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CBIE highlights “unprecedented” student numbers

September 20, 2018 | The PIE News

Looking over 2017 data, CBIE reflected on the success of the international education industry in Canada with a recently released research brief. As outlined by many headlines this year, the industry in 2017 has smashed its own target of hosting 450K students by 2022 five years in advance, showing a 17% growth since the previous year.

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Why more Canadians should study abroad

August 27, 2018 | Study International

The rewards in crossing borders in the name of education are well-known. We see youth from developing economies return from their studies with new ideas to be implemented in their home countries. Many use the skills earned overseas to become future leaders.

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CBIE research highlights record growth of international students in Canada

September 20, 2018 | BCCIE

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) published a Research in Brief recently on the record-breaking numbers of international students in Canada in 2017.

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For International Students, Shifting Choices of Where to Study

August 24, 2018 | Inside Higher Ed

Will Australia overtake the United Kingdom as the No. 2 destination in the world for international students? Will the No. 1 destination, the United States, lose substantial numbers of students to Canada?

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