“Young Canadians … need to know that the world is their classroom, and they need to go abroad to get a full education – one that will prepare them for the future.”
By the numbers
About 11% of Canadian undergraduates undertake an international mobility experience over the course of their degree, including exchanges, internships, co-op placements and volunteer opportunities.
80%see career benefit
More than 80% of employers that hire recruits with cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of the global marketplace say these employees enhance their company’s competitiveness.
70%see cost as barrier
Students surveyed say they would study abroad if it was more affordable and part of their study program.