Ottawa urged to increase investment in foreign-student recruitment strategy

November 12, 2009

In an opinion piece published in the Embassy, the presidents of AUCC, ACCC, the Canadian Bureau of International Education, the Canadian Association of Public Schools -- International, and Languages Canada state that figures presented in a recent government report on the economic impact of international education in Canada provide further evidence supporting their call for a significant new government investment in an international-student recruitment strategy. While Canada has made progress with a new education brand, improvements to immigration policies and processes, and the creation of the Vanier Scholarships, the nation's efforts continue to be eclipsed by those of other countries that have major government-funded branding and marketing initiatives. Read the article