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Studying in Canada: Experiences of Female Graduate Students from Saudi Arabia

Bushra Alqudayri; Tatiana Gounko


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.1468078", 
  "title": "Studying in Canada: Experiences of Female Graduate Students from Saudi Arabia", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2018, 
        10, 
        22
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>This paper presents findings from a study which explored experiences of Saudi Arabian female graduate students studying in Canada. The data for this descriptive qualitative study was collected through semi-structured interviews with ten students undertaking graduate studies in universities across 5 Canadian provinces. The findings of this study suggest that female graduate students from Saudi Arabia face unique challenges related to adaptation to a new education environment and to managing cultural expectations of Saudi and Canadian communities. Studying and living in Canada affected our participants&rsquo; personal values and changed the way they viewed themselves, their culture and community.</p>", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Bushra Alqudayri"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Tatiana Gounko"
    }
  ], 
  "type": "article-journal", 
  "id": "1468078"
}
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