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​Next Generation Campus

Roughly 300,000 international students in Canada at present. There are plans for 450,000 by 2022. The world’s nations are coming to us.

Canada is the 7th most popular destination for international students.

There are nearly 1.7 million full time university and college students and 600,000 more part time students. In the course of a decade, that will translate to roughly 7 million students.

In 2011, 1,600 University of Alberta students
took part in the National College
Health Assessment survey. The
problems students identified are
playing out across the country. The following are
the mental health related issues
experienced at any time
within the last 12 months:

  • Felt things were hopeless: 51.3%
  • Felt overwhelmed by all you had to do: 87.5%
  • Felt exhausted (not from physical activity): 87.1%
  • Felt very lonely: 61.7%
  • Felt very sad: 65.6%
  • Felt so depressed that is was difficult to function: 34.4%
  • Felt overwhelming anxiety: 52.1%
  • Felt overwhelming anger: 40.7%
  • Experienced more than average stress: 57.1%
  • Seriously considered suicide: 6.8%
  • Attempted Suicide: 1.2%

Post-secondary enrolments by institution type, registration status, province and sex (Both sexes)