Satisfaction with Life

Which factors are related to the level of SWL or Well-Being for IS?

Research has shown that there are several factors that can affect the level of life satisfaction and well-being of international students. Evidence suggests that life satisfaction and well-being are positively associated with absence of language discrimination in the environment (Wei, Wang, & Ku, 2012), perception of competence, having a strong social network, having hopes for the future (Hejri & Sorenson, 2011), having host country friends (Hendrickson, Rosen, & Aune, 2011), and engaging in extracurricular activities (Toyokawa & Toyokawa, 2002).

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