Survey points psychological, academic and financial stress in Canada

Findings suggest 80% of international students were “concerned” or “very concerned” about their ability to pay for their education, 55% were at risk of depression and about 50% at risk of an anxiety disorder. A further 30% reported that they “had not adapted well to...

ApplyBoard launches Canada Insights Dashboard tool

ApplyBoard’s Insights Dashboard – part of AB Solutions – will help Canada’s higher education institutions drive diversity within their student cohorts by leveraging “customised data visualisations” of government and industry data. It comes “at a timely moment”...

Inflation adds to homestay costs in Canada

The country’s inflation rate jumped to 4.7% in November as Covid-related supply chain issues caused shortages of some items in supermarkets. Furthermore, Canada’s Food Price Report, which is prepared by researchers at Dalhousie and Guelph universities, predicts that...

Universities Canada hosts digital Vietnam mission

The three-day event was also attended by Canada’s chief trade commissioner Sara Wilshaw, where attendees sought to build and deepen relationships. Vietnam is a focus country for both Universities Canada and the federal government’s International Education Strategy and...

Canada launches $95 million outbound program to boost skills

The Global Skills Opportunity program, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, will help students acquire skills that “employers want and the Canadian economy needs”. An outbound pilot was announced in the 2019 international education strategy. The GSO...