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New NACAC Guide Sheds Light on
Applying to Universities Abroad

T

he National Association for
College Admission Counseling (NACAC) published an
84-page guide and resource book
to help U.S. high school counselors
and students through the thicket of
applying to universities overseas.
The Guide to International University
Admission is available for free download at http://bit.ly/2jirqiI. The guide
includes profiles and admission howtos on institutions in nine countries:
Australia, Canada, France, Germany,
Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, New
Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
The guide grew out of a project
by Chicago-area high school
counselors to better acquaint
students with foreign universities

sight unseen. They organized a
program called International College
Options to sponsor college fairs and
subsequently held events in Denver
and Detroit.
The guide is framed as "a starting point for counselors building
their competence and confidence
in advising these students," it says,
going beyond the logistics of applying for admission to being able
to convey "the bigger picture of
matriculation, persistence, graduation, and beyond" for those who
undertake the challenge of earning
a degree in another country and
culture. NACAC invites suggestions
for other countries to profile in
future editions.

Journal of Studies in International
Education

STACEY NEWMAN/ SHUTTERSTOCK

T

he February 2017 issue of the
Journal of Studies in International Education is a special
issue devoted to the topic of global
citizenship and guest edited by
Kathleen Lilley of Griffith University
in Australia.
Articles featured in this special
issue include "The Global Citizen
Conceptualized: Accommodating
Ambiguity," "Education for Global
Citizenship at Universities: Potentialities of Formal and Informal Learning
Spaces to Foster Cosmopolitanism,"
"Global Citizenship Versus Globally
Competent Graduates: A Critical View
From the South," "Global Learning
Through Difference: Considerations
for Teaching, Learning, and the Internationalization of Higher Education,"

and "Institutionalizing Global Citizenship: A Critical Analysis of Higher
Education Programs and Curricula."
In their article on "Global Learning
Through Difference," Hilary E. Kahn
and Melanie Agnew explore how a
global learning framework provides
benefits beyond teaching and learning, revealing how such a framework
can advance the internationalization
of higher education.
NAFSA is one of several organizations that sponsors the journal.
NAFSA members can subscribe to
a full year of access to the online
Journal of Studies in International
Education at a discounted annual
rate of $15 (a $90 value). For subscription information, visit
www.nafsa.org/jsie.

Canada to
International Students:
Come and Stay

C

anada, which enrolled 353,000 international
students in 2015, has altered immigration
rules to make it easier for them to obtain
permanent residency after graduating. Canadian
Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship
John McCallum told the Canadian Bureau of
International Education (CBIE) that highly educated
students "make the best future Canadians." Holders of
two- and four-year degrees will be given extra points
in the Express Entry program in which immigration
officials choose the most qualified candidates.
The international student population in Canada
has nearly doubled in a decade and CBIE says
that more than half the students are interested in
permanent residency. McCallum said the changes
are expected to boost former students' share in the
Express Entry pool from 30 percent to 40 percent
alongside other skilled workers who speak English
or French. The latest change comes less than two
years after the prior Conservative Party of Canadaled government altered immigration rules in a way
that disadvantaged students. Integrating students
into Canadian society is easier because they
already have social networks and have "familiarized
themselves with life in Canada," the ministry said.
Canada, like the United States, is dealing with an
aging native population. International students
contributed more than $11 billion to the economy in
2014 according to a July 2016 study conducted for
Global Affairs Canada.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - March/April 2017

From the Editor
In Brief
Global Spotlight Cuba
Insights
Voices
Feature: Lay of the Land: What Now?
Feature: Finding Common Ground through Art Therapy
Feature: Empowering Refugees Through Education
Campus Profile: New York Institute of Technology
Campus Snapshot: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Education Abroad
International Student Affairs
Partnering
View From Out Here
In Focus
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - From the Editor
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - 5
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - 7
International Educator - March/April 2017 - In Brief
International Educator - March/April 2017 - Global Spotlight Cuba
International Educator - March/April 2017 - Insights
International Educator - March/April 2017 - 11
International Educator - March/April 2017 - Voices
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - Feature: Lay of the Land: What Now?
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - Education Abroad
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - International Student Affairs
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - Partnering
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International Educator - March/April 2017 - View From Out Here
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