University leaders want more Canadians to study abroad

Study abroad and international student exchanges are gaining more interest within Canadian higher education. Canadian university leaders are recognizing the value of study abroad and international student exchanges. It’s great to see some media attention on this topic in Canada. University leaders want more Canadians to study abroad

“If I had a choice, I’d take the number of students that have a significant international exposure and multiply it by 10 or 20,” — Sean Riley, president, St. Francis Xavier University

“It exposes you, it transforms you, changes you as a person – you never see the world in the same way again,” — Tom Traves, president, Dalhousie University