Evaluation of the International Student Program

Evaluation Division
Research and Evaluation
Evaluation of International Student Program
April 2015

This report presents the results of the evaluation of the International Student Program (ISP). The evaluation was conducted in fulfillment of the requirements under the Treasury Board of Canada Policy on Evaluation, and focuses on activities undertaken, outputs, and immediate outcomes achieved from 2009 to 2013, as well as the introduction of new regulatory changes in 2014. The data collection for this evaluation was undertaken by the Research and Evaluation Branch of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), between February and September 2014.

Evaluation of the International Student Program


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List of acronyms

CBSA
Canada Border Services Agency
CCIE
Canadian Consortium for International Education
CEC
Canadian Experience Class
CIC
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
CPC
Case Processing Centre
CPC-V
Case Processing Centre - Vegreville
DFATD
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
ESDC
Employment and Social Development Canada
FOSS
Field Operations Support System
FY
Fiscal Year
FTE
Full Time Equivalent
GOC
Government of Canada
GCMS
Global Case Management System
IES
International Education Strategy
IRPA
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
ISP
International Student Program
O&M
Operations and Maintenance
OGD
Other Government Departments
PR
Permanent Residency
TBS
Treasury Board Secretariat
TR
Temporary Residency
TRP
Temporary Resident Program
TRV
Temporary Resident Visa
VAC
Visa Application Centre
VESPA
Visa Exempt Study Permit Abroad
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