Reality Check: AAU Survey and International Students in Nova Scotia

October 16, 2012

The Numbers
The Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) yesterday released its preliminary enrollment numbers. Overall, the AAU survey reveals a 0.5% increase in total enrolment (part-time and full-time). The Universities with the most notable growth are Acadia (7.5%), Cape Breton University (5.6%), and Saint Mary’s University (4%).Taken as a whole, the entire university system is growing, if slowly. More

Nova Scotia Students Reality Check Recent Federal Report on International Education.

August 15, 2012

The recent federal report, International Education, a Key Driver of Canada’s Future Prosperity, makes a number of sweeping suggestions on how Canada should “internationalize” its approach to education. A key recommendation the media has emphasized is that Canada focus on dramatically increasing the number of international students in our universities and colleges, as well as the number we send to other countries. More