PSE’s Reaction to Budget Largely Positive

Source: CICan News Release via Academica Reactions to Canada’s budget from the PSE sector were mainly positive, with some exceptions. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) applauded federal investment in research infrastructure and in programs designed to foster close relationships between business and industry associations and PSE partners. Polytechnics Canada, meanwhile, welcomed the expanded adoption of […]

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Canada’s Budget Focuses on Alignment Between PSE, Labour Market Need

Source: Budget 2015 via Academica Canada unveiled its new federal budget on Tuesday. The budget’s highlights include $1.33 B over 6 years, beginning in 2017–18, for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI); $105 M over 5 years, beginning in 2015–16, for CANARIE; an additional $46 M per year, beginning in 2016–17, of targeted funding for […]

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Survey Finds That Those Without a Degree See PSE as Necessary but Expensive

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education via Academica A new report from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) suggests that for Americans without degrees, PSE is seen as being important but not affordable. AEI surveyed 1,500 people in the US who did not have degrees. 84% of respondents agreed or strongly agreed that some form of […]

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Indo-Canadian MoUs to Help Skilling in Apparel Sector

Source: Fibre2Fashion India and Canada have signed two different memorandum of understanding (MoUs) for skill development in the apparel sector, the apex apparel exporters body, Apparel Export Promotion Council, (AEPC) said in a statement today. The agreements were signed during the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Canada. Dr A Sakthivel, Chairman Apparel, […]

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Australia ‘most expensive’ for overseas students

Source: Times Higher Education Australia is the most expensive place in the world to study for international students, followed by the United States and the UK, says new research. HSBC estimated that the average annual cost of studying in Australia was $38,516 (£24,936) compared with $35,705 in the US and $30,325 in the UK. Australia […]

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Four Indian warships on overseas deployment

Source: Times of India NEW DELHI: India has dispatched four warships, including a frontline destroyer and a stealth frigate, on a long overseas deployment through the strategic Malacca Strait to Malaysia,Vietnam and Philippines. The four warships from the country’s Eastern Fleet — stealth frigate INS Satpura, guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay, missile corvette INS Kirch and fleet tanker INS Shakti – will […]

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Indian innovators receive global attention

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Source: Connect – Canada in India Three Indian innovators were among the 20 finalists who got a chance to participate in the C2-MTL conference in Montreal, Canada. This conference, which explored the relation between commerce and creativity, provided the participants with a platform to explain their innovations to top industry leaders from around the world and […]

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