During the year 2012-13, foreign students have contributed around 240 million dollars to Nova Scotia economy, says the NSISP director in one of the presentation held at the region of Queens County on Jan 13.
Individuals from overseas nations arrive at Nova Scotia to pursue their higher education and in turn, gain fine knowledge on various fields related to their domain, says the director.
He further added that Canada is one of the top-notch no.1 study destination for international students, where it is playing as a home town to about 100,000 students since its inception of overseas programs.
After Toronto and Vancouver, Nova Scotia has attained the position of third in occupying huge number of overseas students, says the NSISP director.
Since the year 1997, around 10,000 foreign nationals have pursed their higher studies in the region. Every year, it welcomes 1,100 overseas students in its institutions, out of which most individuals will be from Grade Primary to twelfth standards.
Foreign students relocating to this nation for higher studies fund the region in the form of tuition fees. Landry has also added that, most students arrive from major cities such as Istanbul, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and many others to pursue their studies in Nova Scotia, as it is a safe and best region to build their bright career.
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