Canada draws its sizable international student population from around the world, with Asian, North American, as well as European countries all represented among the top ten leading places of origin for international students in Canada. Canada’s educational institutions and associations and its federal and provincial governments are keenly interested in student mobility.
Fast Facts: Canada
- There were over 237,000 international students pursuing post-secondary education in Canada in 2011/12
- In 2011/12, the top five places of origin were China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and France
- In 2012, there are 45,509 students from Canada studied abroad.
Source: CBIE, UNESCO