Calgary schools roll out supports for international students, some see increase in applications

April 16, 2020

The five largest postsecondary institutions in Calgary are rapidly adjusting their policies, plans, and programs for international students who remain in the province and for those who have returned home, reports the Calgary Herald. The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, SAIT Polytechnic, Bow Valley College, and St Mary’s University have continued to roll out a variety of supports and flexible arrangements for international students and applicants. Leaders at the institutions are continuing talks with the provincial and federal government to ensure minimal disruptions for students. The article noted that several of the institutions saw either steady or increased international student applications for the upcoming school year. Calgary Herald (AB)