Role of International Students in Community Development
- Post by: Wasla Zainab Awan
- May 6, 2021
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The world becomes a global hub when international students from all over the globe travel to the foreign land with an aim to exchange educational and academic excellence and to promote their diverse cultural backgrounds. After tourism, the exchange of students through scholarships and global exchange programs play a major role in the development of community building and cultural promotion.
Let us have a brief outlook of international student’s impact on community development.
Contribution to the economic development:
An enrollment of international students through various programs in the universities and colleges results in a huge economic boost as an inflow of foreign money makes its way to the economy by the students and their families.
Increased Labor Force:
The international students try to get a suitable job in order to get familiar with the new environment and to survive in the locality with daily expenses being met by the part-time job opportunities available in the vicinity which increases the skilled labor force.
One of the biggest and note-worthy contributions of international students is the cultural diversity which they bring along. A sense of respect towards each other’s cultures and ethnicities develop among the students which creates global empathy and unity.
International students also play a vital role in formation if strong and diligent youth cabinets and student bodies who collectively work for the social welfare and establishment resulting in effective betterment.
Contribution to the Government:
They also play a part in contributing to the Government’s plan of educational programs and global scholarships as they collaborate with common countries for research purposes and technical collaborations after being convinced by the students of those countries.
International students and community development work side by side as they significantly benefit the economy, culture, local vicinity, and community growth which empowers the global unity and build a strong and cordial relationship between the host country and their native country.