Why Support International Education?
Cultural Diversity- Currently, students from 17 countries have been accepted into our New
Brunswick International Student Programme. These students enrich the culture of
the schools and communities in which they live.
Economic benefits-Research indicates that every full time student contributes 25,000
dollars to the community. This year Anglophone East hosted 193 full time
students, resulting in a 4.8 million dollar benefit to our economy.
Relationship Building- A key to a successful international experience is establishing strong
bonds with family and peers. As a result of these positive relationships, more
and more students are considering NB as a place to live.
Ways to support International Education
Become a Host Family-Opportunities exist to host students in grades 6-12, for varying lengths
of time. Financial compensation is paid to homestay families.
Become a Respite Provider-Opportunities exist to provide weekend or
holiday homestay for students when their host families are away. Financial
compensation is paid for respite care.
Become a Volunteer -Share your expertise and passion with international students. Offer to
teach a skill or lead a group in an activity that will enrich an international
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