Indian Students Rush To Canadian Universities
The number of Indian students seeking admission to Canadian institutions is increasing very rapidly, according to a report. The University of Toronto alone has reported a 57 per cent jump in applications for admission from students from India, the BBC report said.
Education | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: Jul 18, 2017 10:07 am IST | Source: IANS
Ted Sargent, Vice President (international) of the University of Toronto, said in addition to offering top-tier universities, Canada is sending a "message about being open to the world" in the light to the contemporary political climate in the US and UK.
"Events in the US and the UK have reverberated around the world. It makes people go back and think again."
Currently, there are more than 350,000 international students in Canada - which is almost one per cent of Canada's population.
Over 8 per cent of all international students who seek studies abroad come to Canada. They pump billions of dollars into Canada's economy.
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