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InternatIonalIzatIon
StrategIeS

enrolled in 2000, according to the Association of Universities and
Colleges of Canada (AUCC). Over the same period, the number of
full-time visa students in graduate programs also more than tripled
from 13,000 to 44,000. Visa students therefore represent approximately 11 percent of full-time undergraduate students and nearly
28 percent of students at the graduate level in Canada. An additional
18,000 international students were studying part time in 2014. The
IES aims to nearly double the size of Canada's international student
base at all levels from 239,131 in 2011 to more than 450,000 by 2022
without displacing Canadian students.
The value of such students as an export market was highlighted
in the IES report. It noted that in 2012, Canada hosted 265,400
long-term (six months or longer, including students at the secondary or less levels) international students, estimated that these
students contributed approximately CAD $8.4 billion to local
economies across the country through fees for tuition, accommodation, transportation, and other expenditures, and that such
activity sustained some 86,000 Canadian jobs.
If the 2022 enrollment increase target were met, the IES report
described further economic benefits that would:
nā€‚ create at least 86,500 net new jobs;
nā€‚ increase international student expenditures in Canada to more
than CAD $16.1 billion and an annual boost to the Canadian
economy of nearly CAD $10 billion; and

Students at the Vancouver campus of
the University of British Columbia.

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education of the provinces to all move in the same direction at the
same time, so anything that can help move the collective forward is
important. The participation of many stakeholders from across the
country is also key, including the federal government, who govern
important related areas of foreign affairs and international trade that
tangibly support international education."
Garnering support for the IES, embodied in a report, Canada's
International Education Strategy: Harnessing Our Knowledge Advantage to Drive Innovation and Prosperity, was demanding, Humphries
says: "It was challenging to come out with that-there were consultations throughout the country and many were initially standoffish
but we got them on board. We won people over by persuading them
that students and parents abroad look at Canada as a brand, not
our territories or provinces, and they all realized they needed to
pull together if we wanted to succeed on the international stage.
International education is not just education, it's also international
relations, knowledge development, and labor force development and
global citizenship. Encompassing the mobility of students, faculty,
research, and knowledge across borders, the strategy has become a
rallying call and driving force in the development of an intentional,
coordinated vision for Canada's international education sector."
In 2014 there were approximately 89,000 full-time visa students
enrolled in undergraduate programs on Canadian campuses. This
represents a three-and-a-half-fold increase from the 22,300 who were


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Pathfinders
Job Search: An American Tale
On the Rise
Frontlines
In Brief
Voices
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
International Enrollment
Forum
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