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How does Ontario benefit from more entrepreneurial students?

Economists have said economic growth depends on the injection of new start-ups and business innovation in the economy.

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Alternative text: What role does COU play in organizing international delegations who wish to explore or expand partnerships with Ontario universities?

What role does COU play in organizing international delegations who wish to explore or expand partnerships with Ontario universities?

High-profile representatives, faculty, scholars and postdoctoral fellows visit Ontario universities each year to expand upon or explore prospective ...

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Alternative text: What are the benefits to choosing to study abroad during your time as an Ontario university student?

What are the benefits to choosing to study abroad during your time as an Ontario university student?

Study abroad programs incorporate experiential learning to bridge barriers among cultures, foster relationships that grow Ontario’s economy and work towards global social justice. Travelling internationally as part of a ...

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Alternative text: Why is it important to attract international students to Ontario universities?

Why is it important to attract international students to Ontario universities?

International students contribute significantly to excellence in education and research, bringing a diversity of perspectives, experiences and languages that enhance the university experience for all students. International students bring a significant ...

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Alternative text: From what country do most international students in Ontario come?

From what country do most international students in Ontario come?

China is the largest source of international students at Ontario universities. But students come to our institutions from all over the world. After China, the largest source of international students is India, Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Nigeria.

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Alternative text: What proportion of university students in Ontario come from other countries?

What proportion of university students in Ontario come from other countries?

One in ten, or 10 per cent of all Ontario university students are international. In 2013-14 there were more than 43,000 international students attending Ontario universities.

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