They say rising anti-Asian incidents in Canada worry them, but they won’t let that dash their ambitions.
International students stranded on campus are trying to make the best of it for now, but don’t know what the future holds for them.
These students are using what I call a “silent strategy” to build reputation, but this can backfire, leading to negative interpretations.
Despite a widespread media narrative claiming students would be flocking to Canada, universities did not see a “Trump bump.”
The tremendous talent that perished on that ill-fated airplane is difficult to imagine.
“This is a loss for individual universities, individual families and friends. It’s a loss for the scholarly community. It’s a loss for this country.”
Dozens of students, professors and researchers from universities across the country have been identified among the 176 victims.
These programs offer international students, and their host families in Canada, the chance for a real cultural exchange.
A few suggestions based on my own experience.
Despite the success, the country’s universities look to diversify the source countries to avoid over-reliance on a few key nations.
By its actions, the country has shown its deep commitment to diversity, inclusivity and global citizenry.