International Students’ Knowledge, Perspectives, and Attitudes about Indigenous Peoples of Scarborough

Breanna Barrie, Jilanch Alphonso and Alveera Mamoon researched the information international students receive when they come to UTSC.  They found 

Results indicate a strong lack of detailed knowledge about Indigenous life and struggles. Primary sources of knowledge were designated university courses/programs. Secondary ones included personal networks, mainstream media, university application forms and government websites. Participants sympathised Indigenous communities for their ongoing struggles... We concluded that international students who plan to apply for permanent residence are more likely to seek historical and current information about the country they reside in.

You can find more information in their reserach report and research brief.