Colleges Ontario Reports Increase in Applications

Source: Colleges Ontario Report via Academica | July 10, 2014 Applications to Ontario’s public colleges are up this year, according to Colleges Ontario’s 2014 Environmental Scan, released this week. 197,433 distinct applications were received in 2012-13, up from 185,049 the previous year. Of the new fall 2013 applicants to Ontario’s PSE system, 58% applied to […]

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Tell Us How You Would Promote Canada as a Study Destination & Win a Trip to Canada

Source: Consulate General of Canada| July 14, 2014 The High Commission of Canada announces a Marketing Strategy Competition for Indian Students The High Commission of Canada, in India in partnership with the Rotman School of Management (Canada), today launches a marketing strategy competition for student on the theme of “Positioning Canada as a destination of […]

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Internationalization Benefits PhD Students

Source: Times Higher Education via Academica | July 7, 2014 Attendees at the European University Association’s annual meeting on doctoral education in Liverpool, England heard from several speakers about the importance and benefits of internationalizing doctoral training. Alastair McEwan of the University of Queensland, Australia told audience members that international doctoral students not only helped […]

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Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister to Visit Mumbai

Source: Consulate General of Canada | July 7, 2014 Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will visit Mumbai on 9 July, 2014. While in Mumbai, he will meet with business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the strong ties between the two countries and enhance the bilateral relationship. Minister Alexander will discuss economic immigration to […]

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Canadian Business Schools Focus on Female Applicants

Source: Globe and Mail via Academica | May 23, 2014 Several Canadian business schools have developed recruitment strategies designed to attract a demographic that has been historically underrepresented in MBA programs: women. Queen’s University, Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business [CIEC Academic Member], and the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business are […]

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SNDT signs MoU with UQAM

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By Sparsh Sharma Christiane Piche, the deputy minister of education, Quebéc province, Canada, was in Mumbai recently, leading a delegation to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women’s University and Université du Québec a Montréal (UQAM), Canada. The former professor and pro-vice chancellor for research and academic affairs at Université […]

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IGNOU organizes its first-ever pre-admission counselling

Source: DigitalLearning The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is  holding its first-ever pre-admission counselling for various academic programmes to guide admission-seekers. “The session is being held at IGNOU campus from 10:30am to 5pm on weekdays till July 31, which is the last date of admission,” the university statement said. IGNOU is the world’s largest open university […]

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