Birds of a Feather: How to Leverage Strategic Institutional Partnerships as a Tool for International Retention

Althea Parala, Manager, International Student Success & Engagement (Liberal Arts & Professional Studies)
Nethmi Kulatilake, Manager, International Student Experience (York International)

Enhancing the international student experience is critical to the advancement and success of institutional retention goals. When working in decentralized systems, it can be challenging to maintain consistency across large institutions. Strategic collaboration between faculty and centralized international units created opportunities to respond to key retention priorities at York University. By aligning institutional and faculty priorities, YI and LA&PS reimagined existing student services to optimize international student success.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2023 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM