New int’l enrolments down 29% as Laurentian rebound falters

Over the last decade, the school, based in Sudbury, Ontario, failed to attract enough international students to balance its budget. Laurentian’s debt now stands at $188 million, according to its creditor protection court filings. Meanwhile, in recent years other...

Calls for new int’l student permanent residency streams

The report argued that Canada needs to tap into the “global talent pipeline” to ensure economic prosperity in the face of low birth rates and demographic shifts.  “Canada’s public colleges and institutes are therefore ideally positioned to support a truly national...

Collaboration with sector key for new int’l ed commitment

Earlier in July the US departments of State and Education published a statement that outlined plans for federal agencies to participate in a coordinated national approach to welcome international students, and scholars to the US. “[We are] looking to continue a...

Taiwan MoE submits proposal for intl student returns

The news was announced on August 11 by the minister of education Pan Wen-chung, who added the government will prioritise those on degree courses as well as recipients of the Huayu scholarship, a government-funded program for Mandarin learners. Huayu recipients had...

Sector welcomes gov commitment to int’l education

A statement outlining the new commitments, published by the US departments of State and Education, will see federal agencies participate in a coordinated national approach to welcome international students, and scholars to the US.  “This is a real rallying point”...