“International Students Are … Golden”: Canada’s Changing Policy Contexts, Approaches, and National Peculiarities in Attracting International Students as Future Immigrants

Title

“International Students Are … Golden”: Canada’s Changing Policy Contexts, Approaches, and National Peculiarities in Attracting International Students as Future Immigrants

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Description

As an international student adviser in the mid-to late 1990s, first at Ryerson University and then at York University, I recollect “dual intent” being among the major issues facing international students (IS) applying for student visas.¹ That is, IS had to prove that they did not intend to both enter the country on a temporary basis and then immigrate permanently. The “burden of proof” was placed on IS to show that they intended to come to Canada only for study purposes and that they would return home after completing their studies. In radical opposition is Canada’s first-ever international education strategy...

Publication Date

2019

Publisher

University of Toronto Press

Number of Pages

25–55

Keywords

International students, changing policy, student visa, future immigrants

Disciplines

Education | Higher Education | International and Comparative Education

Faculty

Inclusive Communities

Original Citation

Trilokekar, R & Masri, A. (2019). “International Students Are … Golden”: Canada’s Changing Policy Contexts, Approaches, and National Peculiarities in Attracting International Students as Future Immigrants. In A. Kim & M. Kwak (Eds.), Outward and Upward Mobilities: International Students in Canada, Their Families, and Structuring Institutions (pp. 25-55). Toronto; Buffalo; London: University of Toronto Press.

“International Students Are … Golden”: Canada’s Changing Policy Contexts, Approaches, and National Peculiarities in Attracting International Students as Future Immigrants

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