Aiming to increase the number of international enrolments in the business schools of Canada, the Business Schools Association of Canada, also known as the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans, has launched a contemporary online portal.
The portal will act as a platform for aspiring business students to search for information regarding business schools and education in the country. Details of a total of 61 business schools are currently available on the website, students can also access the website to learn about the Canadian lifestyle, visas and housing.
Reports from CBIE, in 2019, 642,480 students took the chance of studying the country, which is a 185% jump from the reports of 2010. Another report from the Statistics Canada further reveals that 14.7% of the student body in universities and 13.2% in colleges, comprised of international students.
However, the number only increases in the stream of public administration, management and business courses. Universities have witnessed a total of 14.7% enrolment of international students, meanwhile, 13.2% of the student body in colleges, comprised of international students.
The executive director of the Business Schools Association of Canada, Tim Daus, spoke on their aim to raise awareness of business schools in Canadian universities and colleges as a preferred destination for business and management studies.
In the words of Tim Daus, Canada offers an “outstanding higher education system with a high quality of life and an immensely multicultural environment for international students. Tim states that each business school community is “... remarkably diverse, each with their own story to tell.” He further proclaims that Business Schools in Canada are among the best choices for aspiring managers and entrepreneurs.