International students: A profile

Each year, about 178,000 international students leave their homes around the world to study at Canadian universities and colleges. The Canadian Bureau for International Education regularly evaluates the experiences that international students have in Canada with a survey.

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Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2010 12:00 am EST

Each year, about 178,000 international students leave their homes around the world to study at Canadian universities and colleges. The Canadian Bureau for International Education regularly evaluates the experiences that international students have in Canada with a survey. Last year, CBIE polled 5,925 international students from 22 universities and four colleges across Canada, and the following are some of their conclusions:

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