According to a recent study, international students in Canada typically continue their education or employment in the province that issued their study permits.
The Conference Board of Canada found that, with the exception of the Atlantic provinces, more than half of former international students who were employed in the country were in their home province.
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More than 60% of students, who attended school in any of Canada’s ten provinces or three territories stayed in the area where their initial study permit had expired, the “After School: The report said, “Keeping International Students in Province.”
With around 85%, Quebec had the highest rate of international student retention, followed by Manitoba and Alberta (80%).
English Columbia, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan showed degrees of consistency somewhere in the range of 70 and 80 percent.
A year later, Canada’s three territories—New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Canada—retained between 60% and 70% of their foreign students.
“Students in Canada make connections to their peers, post-secondary institutions, and the community while they are in school. According to the report, these connections could make it more likely that international students will settle in the community or province where they studied.
In addition, it stated that even after three years, the majority of foreign students remained in their initial study province.
More than half of international students stayed in one province or territory in nine of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories.
Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, all in the Atlantic, were not included in this.
The study found that India accounted for half of all new study permit holders in 2019.
1.83 lakh Indian students are pursuing higher education at various levels in Canada, making it the country’s second most popular destination for students.
The study suggested increasing the number of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) slots available to international students in order to improve retention in the province of study.
The study stated, “International students will be able to connect their studies to the communities in which they live if there is a robust post-secondary education system that offers programs that are aligned with the needs of the local labor market.”
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