Attracting the Best and Brightest Students to Canada

Photos of Minister Fast

July 27, 2012

While visiting the University of British Columbia, Minister Fast highlights Canada as an increasingly attractive study destination for international students.

He also released a report showing that international students contributed more than $8 billion to the Canadian economy in 2010, up from $6.5 billion in 2008. The report found that there were 218,000 full-time international students in Canada in 2010, up from 178,000 in 2008 and more than double the number of students in 1999. 

Report: Economic Impact of International Education in Canada - An Update

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