The State of Internationalization in Canadian Higher Education

  • Karen McBride
Keywords: Internationalization, Internationalization at Home, global engagement challenge, international education strategy, student mobility


How do we increase the scale and scope of international experiences for students thereby ensuring that they have the knowledge, skills and competencies they need in a globalized world? This article examines the state of internationalization in Canadian higher education, the global engagement challenge for Canada and the need for a proactive, inclusive approach from institutions, governments and businesses.

Author Biography

Karen McBride

Karen McBride is president and CEO of the Canadian Bureau for Inter- national Education (CBIE), which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

How to Cite
McBride, K. (2016). The State of Internationalization in Canadian Higher Education. International Higher Education, (86), 8-9.
Focus on Internationalization