International students' concept of 'home' shapes post-graduation plans

How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

"A lot of research focuses on where international students go to study, but few focus on where they go after graduation," said study author Cary Wu, a PhD candidate in UBC's department of sociology and an international student from China. "Our study shows that migration plans for international students are far more complex than this binary of stay or return."Read more

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